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Mary Schendlinger reviews SayWha?!, a monthly evening of “readings of deliciously rotten writing”. more

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Patti Smith and Neil Young's 2012 Montreal concert is reviewed by two ardent fans. more

, Reviews 2 Comments

Because of its status as the city’s tallest structure, the World Tower attracted a fair share of attention over the years, but nothing equalled the much-publicized attempt by Harry Gardiner, “The Human Fly." more

FINDINGS

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Image: Applause © Can Stock Photo Inc./Blamb

At a taping of George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, Chelsea Novak meets Canada's boyfriend. more

Dispatches 3 Comments

Jeramy Dodds rewrites the Canadian national anthem and points out that the only difference between hockey and heroin is that with hockey you shoot before you score. more

POETRY 3 Comments

"You know, Superman, sometimes you can be a real prick." more

Poetry 2 Comments

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Photo by Alfred Cheney Johnston

How much does a photograph really capture the essence of a person? more

Columns 1 Comments

Stephen Henighan remembers Mavis Gallant, the original nomad of Canadian literature, who wrote some of Canada's finest fiction at Pablo Picasso's café table in Paris. more

Columns 4 Comments

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Illustration: Eric Uhlich

Veronica Gaylie encounters Trevor Linden, the Greatest Canuck Who Ever Lived, in economy class. more

Dispatches 3 Comments

Edith Iglauer invites Pierre Trudeau over for dinner and gets Barbara Streisand as a bonus. more

Dispatches

Derek Fairbridge reviews a documentary on the Canadian rock band Rush. more

Reviews 1 Comments

Long before Patti Smith became “the Godmother of Punk” she was a not- atypical teenager of the 1960s, living with her parents in suburban New Jersey. more

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On a rainy night in October 1970, I crossed paths with Canada's most elusive poet. more

Essays 12 Comments

Lennon/McCartney, as an entity, seemed to be the most cre­ative force ever unleashed upon the face of the earth. Of course, we even­tu­ally learned that Lennon/ McCartney didn’t really exist. more

Prose 2 Comments

A misogynist, a racist and an academic walk into a bar... more

Columns 8 Comments

Poets trashed hotel rooms long before rock bands made it fashionable. more

Dispatches

I was nineteen and a high-school dropout, and I had just recently left an exciting but relatively unsuccessful stint in the Royal Canadian Navy. more

Prose 2 Comments

A trip across the country, with didgeridoo and Trudeau too. more

Dispatches 1 Comments

Leonard Cohen pays a visit to the neighborhood in song. more

Reviews

Reconsidering the faintly embarrassing Pierre Berton. more

Columns 3 Comments

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