How to keep your head (and mind) when most of the “narrative” about the 2016 U.S. presidential election is b.s.
John Harris reads the work of 1970s Vancouver poetry icon Daphne Marlatt through the eyes of her relationship with her son, Kit. This is part of a series of parent/offspring critical studies Harris has embarked on.
A few months ago, Conrad Black returned to the Christian faith. John Harris looks it over, and says, “Not so fast”.
The writers’ organization , PEN, is giving an award to Charlie Hebdo magazine. Six prominent writers are protesting. What’s at stake?
Stan Persky checks the time.
This year, Margaret Wente thinks professors aren’t working enough. The underworked Stan Persky checks it out.
Brian Fawcett, in the cold after Toronto’s ice storm, has some things to say, and some questions for the City of Toronto and its electrical ultility.
Stan Persky presses the TV power button to discover some dead ducks.
Dan Gawthrop is keeping an eye on Pope Francis.
Feminist theorist Judith Butler delivers a post-gay commencement address in Montreal.