Alexander Law, was born in England but raised in Hamilton, Ontario, where he attended Central Secondary School and Mohawk College. He majored in Theatre Arts and English Literature at the Universiy of Guelph and was heavily involved in student government and university affairs. He then began a career in journalism, writing about politics, general news, sports, cars, business, politics, and entertainment. He reviewed theatre for The Toronto Star and movies for newspapers in Oshawa and Durham Region. Alex has contributed to newspapers, magazines, websites and TV shows in Canada, England and the U.S., including the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, Car and Driver, Better Homes & Gardens, Popular Science, Automotive News, AutoWeek, and the Financial Times. Alex has also written a novel called “To An Easy Grave” which was published by St. Martin’s Press, New York. Together with his wife Susan Winlaw, they wrote Car Advice For Women (and Smart Men) which was published by Consumer Automotive Media Services, Toronto.
Susan Winlaw was born and raised in Woodstock, Ontario. She went to College Avenue Secondary School and then attended the University of Guelph to received a BASc in Home Economics/Textiles in 1973. After graduation she started a 32 year career at Sears Canada Inc. in a variety of management roles. Susan is married to Alexander Law (1975) and joined him as an automotive journalist. Susan wrote for the National Post on Car Advice and she travels to meet with women’s groups, libraries and schools where she talks about safety and security for women, especially as it relates to their cars. All of this meant a lot of away from home with many movies to watch in the air and in hotels. This added to the love of watching and commenting on movies with Alex at home. Susan provides a completely different perspective than Alex in the types of movies enjoyed. Together they cover a broad spectrum of interests.
Alexander and Susan are writing several movie review books to be published by BAM Press of Toronto in late spring of 2010. They reside in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.