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‘Think again’ about Toronto’s digital history

From the back of a speeding limousine, the late Toronto author Scott Symons opens ‘Think Again about Toronto’ with a proclamation about how the city “must accept its destiny”.  With … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Anticipating Game of Thrones Season 3

The following is written by a fan of both the book series A Song of Ice and Fire and HBO series Game of Thrones.  So while no real spoilers will … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · 7 Comments

NFB Thursday: Got sixteen minutes?

The ridiculously warm weather here in Toronto got me thinking about Belinda Oldford’s brilliant meditation on aging and coming to grips with one’s own death; ‘Come Again in Spring’. The 2007 NFB short animated … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

The man your man could sell like

It all begins with a muscular man in a towel who beams at the camera; “Hello Ladies”. In the next few furiously paced seconds we’re transported to a world where … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

CANCON FTW: The Academy Awards

Rebelle (english title War Witch) is the third Best Foreign Language nominee in three years for Canada, solidifying a hat trick of worthwhile internationally minded films. It’s also the fifth … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Re: Girls

Two episodes into its second season, HBO’s ‘Girls’ shows no signs of slowing down or losing its unique ability to broach any young adult subject, no matter how painfully awkward … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

The House Hippo: An investigative blurb

First gracing Canadian air-waves in 1999, the House Hippo captured the title of world’s greatest short documentary almost immediately. Birthed by Concerned Children’s Advertisers, and a production team of mysterious … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

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