Doug Sarti has been a feature and news writer for more than 20 years. During his time at the Georgia Straight, he has specialized in US politics, books, movies and pop culture – although over the years he has written for every section of the paper. A long-time student of history, both Vancouver and worldwide, Sarti is married and has a young son. During the summer, he coaches Little League baseball and is a sometimes successful shade-tree mechanic. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.