Video Game Sophistry or VGS is radio dedicated to one thing, high quality gaming. Not only can you expect host Andy and the team to delve into the newest and greatest in the gaming world, but every week we talk to the newsmakers that are developing these products you love and ask the tough questions.
Andy Borkowski: Andy Borkowski is a News Anchor at Corus Radio’s AM640 in Toronto and hopes to bring that same news orientation to gaming. Andy has worked in the industry for several years publishing content for various magazines and websites; that love and dedication for advocating the artistic legitimacy of the medium has cultivated into strong relationship with major players in the industry. He’s the interviewer that asks the right questions that most major players miss, plus he has a magnificent and lustrous beard.
Zac Fanni is a Toronto-based filmmaker and Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber. When he’s not sneaking video games into his curriculum, he’s writing, filming and editing content about them for VGS. Garrus Vakarian is the only man (or male?) he has ever loved.
Mike “Birdman” Dodd he calls Shelburne, Ontario home for the most part, despite its similarity to Mos Eisley Spaceport. Mike grew up in the sticks of mid western Ontario and is usually found absorbing data from all sorts of different sources, video games, movies and occasionally pirate radio. 7 Years later and thousands of hours of content, he has produced video game reviews and news segments for websites such as Screwattack,Gametrailers,and been featured on Kevin Smith’s Comic Book men and even had a shot at his own reality TV show but that is a story for another time…
Toronto is home for Anton Macadaeg who goes to Humber College for Radio Broadcasting. Anton is an ex band geek, a lover of Hip-Hop, an avid console gamer, and an event MC with a loud & obnoxious personality. Anton is lost in a delusion that he is a Pokemon Champion, often found holding a 3DS, ready to lock eyes with his next opponent.
Cameron Allan grew up, and is currently living in, Oakville, Ontario. He is a writer, author, editor, journalist and admirer of every facet of the written and spoken word. He is a student at the University of Toronto, where he studies professional writing and communications and writes for the university newspaper. He is also an editor, head writer and guest host on VGS, and is a contributing citizen journalist for 102.1 the edge. Cameron developed a strong passion for video games from a very young age and has been presented with an outlet to transpose his two undying passions onto paper.
“Liam Brand” is a ‘professional’ couch-league gamer with a soft spot for any game with a good story. He has an equal appreciation for blood ‘n’ guts as he does for atmosphere and dialogue. When he’s not glued to the latest and greatest in gaming, he can probably be found ranting to someone about music or playing guitar for his dog.”
Richard Jellison grew up in Rahway, New Jersey. Yes, THAT New Jersey. After finding a home in the Great White North, he settled in and began attending Humber College’s Radio program. When not making waves in his audio production class, Richard manages his YouTube channel, where he provides full walkthroughs, and streams his triumphs (Read: victories between losing streaks) in Killer Instinct.
Thomas Hyde is a 22 year old from Milton, Ontario, and a first year in Humber’s Radio Broadcasting program. When he’s not busy with his studies, he’s likely to be gaming. As a self-proclaimed master of RPG’s, Thomas sincerely believes that if it weren’t for his years of hard work, the world would be overrun with skeletons and slimes. Anything from traditional RPG’s like Baldur’s Gate, to JRPG’s like the Persona series, Thomas has likely seen, played, and conquered.