Poet, podcaster, public-policy pundit and chronic documentarian from his earliest days, world-rambling Dave Thorvald Olson spends his time writing, painting and listening to old vinyl albums on the back porch whilst gazing at North Vancouver’s mountains and trees.
Published in magazines and journals on topics from Hemp Culture in Japan to Telco de-regulation, Dave is most proud of his handmade literary chapbooks, static montage art, and audio hi-jinks and grassroots coverage of SLC2002.
Olson is the host and producer of popular podcasts on literature, hockey, winter Olympics, travel and Vancouver life. An avid world traveler, he is experienced in tourism industry and worked as a tour guide and club host for Japanese tourists in Guam.
Dave frequently speaks at events including SXSW, Northern Voice, Island Tech and is widely quoted in social and traditional media outlets.