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Serena Jost's new solo CD recorded live in historic...
Xtreme room service @ Nigredo Hotel
Michael Moore's hope in the Trump era; The Wife’s...
Step to rear; mind gaps; hang on tight
Your numerology cycles September 16–30
Black paint on a blackboard
Doomed to repeat it? Indelible history
Locally-filmed The Predator, a mommy blogger’s Simple Favor...
Lounge lizards' lair; new life for old den
Marion Bridge; pro-Life menage à trois
Canadian software used to censor web abroad, help repressive regimes filter online content
Demand grows for Ottawa to establish a clear foreign policy for cyberspace as sex ed, human-rights sites blocked.
Aug 1st, 2011
RCMP spied on famed literary scholar Northrop Frye
Newly released files show Mounties included U of T prof among New Left targets, amassed hundreds of thousands of files during the Cold War.
Jul 24th, 2011
Captain America, Friends with Benefits, Life Above All and portraits of an Eco-Pirate and a paranoid chess master
Captain America, the comic book hero from the 1940s is brought back in a big new film. To what effect? (read more)
Jul 22nd, 2011
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Winnie the Pooh, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan plus films on newspapers and travel
The boy wizard is now a young man and takes his final movie bow in Harry Potter #8.The series ends on a high. (Read more)
Jul 15th, 2011
Radiohead takes baby step onto China's heavily censored version of Twitter
Alt-rockers' touchy history as activisits and their desire to reach out highlight dilemma facing musicians courting Chinese fans.
Jul 3rd, 2011
Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen’s most entertaining film in years. Also X-Men, Beijing Taxi, Orgasm Inc. and fun with exploitation pictures
Owen Wilson acts out Woody Allen’s words and artistic fantasies in Midnight in Paris. (read more)
Jun 3rd, 2011
Rango, The Adjustment Bureau, Beastly, Oliver Sherman and I Wish I Knew
Johnny Depp plays more of a chameleon than usual in Rango, the top film pick of the week.
Mar 4th, 2011
A BC Liberal cocktail hour for contenders for King Gordon's crown
Build 2030 brought nearly a thousand BC Liberals to the Hyatt last night for an event that served up five candidates.
Jan 13th, 2011
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Carlos, Heart of a Dragon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Aftershock, Inside Job, My Uncle and Saw 3D
Lisbeth Salander, our favorite punk goth anorexic bisexual is back one last time, in the original Swedish at least. (Read more)
Oct 29th, 2010
PEN/Hemingway Award winner Yiyun Li says fiction is a journey into character and fate
That Yiyun Li is an astonishing writer and that the stories in Gold Boy, Emerald Girl are stunning is a given. What exactly sets her apart from other writers is harder to put my finger on.
Oct 22nd, 2010