Comics Master of the Senate Days in the lives of Ottawa staffers by Jeet Heer Illustration by Ethan RillyDecember 10, 2013 This appeared in the January/February 2014 issue. Jeet Heer will publish Sweet Lechery, a collection of political and cultural essays, in December 2014.Ethan Rilly has won many awards for his comic book series, Pope Hats. Get the Walrus Weekly newsletter Newsletter Events Sign up Recommended Politics The Wrong Kind of Nationalism Canada will not go unscathed by Brexit by Laura Thistle Politics Parting Ways with the Queen Why the time has come for Canada to abandon England altogether by Stephen Marche The Latest Arts & Culture Is Anne Carson the First Poet with More Fans than Readers? Her abstruse, down-tuned music is the soundtrack to poetry’s institutionalized life in the twenty-first century by Michael Lista Arts & Culture Hour of Twilight Remembering John Bentley Mays, one of Canada’s most prominent and feared art critics by Daniel Baird Feature Money Shot The world just can’t get enough of Canada’s bovine sperm by Tom Jokinen Arts & Culture Shop Talk Can Kim’s Convenience help fix TV’s diversity problem? by Nicholas Hune-Brown Justice Bridesmaid to Justice What I learned about our criminal justice system from my day at jury pool by Jonathan Kay Join the Conversation VictorianShuter The series is a good mildly-amusing effort, even though the dry, knowing humour really isn’t my thing. However, when I had friends in Ottawa imparting me with juicy gossip on Parliament Hill, it was a lot more interesting that this.