The man who plays ‘Appa’ in Kim’s Convenience launches into a passionate argument about accents on TV
A sitcom like CBC’s Kim’s Convenience is long overdue on Canada’s TVs—and it’s taking advantage of its big shot
October 10th, 2016 5 comments
The Blue Jays fan who threw a beer at the Orioles game was wrong. But the police response may be even worse.
October 5th, 2016 14 comments
Google’s new Pixel phone feels like a shot at Apple’s iPhone. But perhaps more importantly, it shores up Google’s software sovereignty—and its AI future
Jay Hosking’s Three Years With The Rat is unsettling like Paul Auster, complex like David Mitchell—and a bit unwieldy
At the seventh annual State of the Drake, a king defends his crown against an uprising both nascent and imagined
Dave Eggers’ exquisite new book finds him back to writing what he knows—though that isn’t necessarily a good thing
The little town that became a CanRock Valhalla isn’t entirely the Hip’s oasis—but its true beauty reveals itself one star at a time
July 15th, 2016 3 comments
Why ‘All Lives Matter’ is a deeply unproductive statement—especially when you’re co-opting Canada’s anthem on national TV
July 12th, 2016 37 comments
Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels has long defined rawness in rap with Run-DMC. After a long struggle, he’s doing it differently now.
Durant’s move feels momentous, but it doesn’t really matter—it’s merely The Decision 3.0, a reaffirmation of NBA’s recent history
Art is distinct from the artist, and neither one needs to fit societal norms. These days, we’re less willing to accept that.
June 26th, 2016 1 comment
Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller, two baseball wonks, get a chance to apply their wildest data dreams in real life
‘Lemonade,’ Beyoncé’s scorned-lover LP, is made more interesting by its accompanying film—revealing how personal traumas can be political statements
April 25th, 2016 1 comment