Features

Chainsaw Man

A man with a chainsaw boarded the number 7 bus at about 7:45 a.m., when I was on my way to work in downtown Ottawa. more »

Dispatches

City Still Breathing: Listening to the Weakerthans

I wasn’t certain whether I was in Winnipeg because of the Weakerthans, or whether I cared about the Weakerthans because I care about Winnipeg. more »

Essays

Cowboys & Indians

David Campion and Sandra Shields attend and photograph the Calgary Stampede, the biggest Wild West show in the world. more »

PHOTOGRAPHY

Dangerous Times

David Albahari visits Canadian cities and remembers a slogan from the former Yugoslavia: Get to know your country in order to love her. more »

Dispatches

The Last Grain Elevator in Regina

When you live in Saskatoon, you find yourself caring more about the details of grain farming then you did when you lived in Toronto or Windsor. more »

Essays

Home Front

"My father began his shopping spree in the fashion department. He ordered jackets, sweaters, shirts, trousers and shoes. In his new wardrobe he looks like a mummy that has been dressed up for a big night of trick-or-treating." more »

Dispatches

Space-time Queertinuum

Beyond: The Queer Sci-Fi and Fantasy Comics Anthology is an action-packed, swashbuckling collection of short comics produced by twenty six writers and artists of diverse sexualities and genders. more »

Reviews

Pacific Meats & Frozen Foods, Inc.

"I fed an eight-year-old a hot dog that I’d dropped in the sink and then shortchanged him because we were out of five-dollar bills." more »

FICTION

Shouldn’t I Feel Pretty?

Somewhere in the sweat and ache and muscle I carved a new shape for myself that made more sense. more »

Essays

Manguel Named Director of the National Library of Argentina

Alberto Manguel, longtime Geist contributor, has been named director of the National Library of Argentina! more »

GEIST NEWS

Exodus

Michel Huneault's photographs of Syrian refugees in Hungary, Austria and Germany from September 2015. more »

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Martin John and the Demon Mother

    "In Martin John, Anakana Schofield’s new novel, the reader is beckoned, saluted, enticed and then drawn inexorably into the life of a demented young man." more »

  • Gagster Movies

    Eve Corbel reviews two short biographic documentaries: Seth's Dominion and I Thought I Told You to Shut Up. more »

  • Space-time Queertinuum

    Beyond: The Queer Sci-Fi and Fantasy Comics Anthology is an action-packed, swashbuckling collection of short comics produced by twenty six writers and artists of diverse sexualities and genders. more »

  • PuSh 2016: Decoder 2017

    A genuinely idiosyncratic sound and video art performance where versions of the past and future collide. more »

  • PuSh 2016: Monumental

    Photo: Chris Randle

    PuSh 2016: Monumental

    An epic, bombastic combination of melodic noise and wild physicality as Godspeed You! Black Emperor meets Holy Body Tattoo more »

  • PuSh 2016: Intimacy

    Image by Paulo Pacheco

    PuSh 2016: Intimacy

    A low-key theatrical exploration of what we can get from conversations with strangers and unexpected interactions. more »

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