Reviewing “Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story” in the Trump era
Literature / Reviews

Reviewing “Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story” in the Trump era

By: Emerald Bensadoun Former Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle’s intriguing book on Toronto’s favourite (and as far as we know, Toronto’s only) crack smoking mayor, Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story draws interesting parallels between former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, and current U.S. President Donald Trump’s rise to power. Both boastful mavericks, the similarities are … Continue reading

Unholy unpacks being a contemporary woman in organized religion
Plays / Reviews / Theatre

Unholy unpacks being a contemporary woman in organized religion

Written by: Diana Flacks Directed by: Kelly Thornton Produced by: Nightwood Theatre Shown at: Buddies in Bad Times Theatre In rapid-fire debate with complex and heart-wrenching backstories, Unholy addresses every inner conflict any woman has when considering her place in religion. Unholy is written in a talk show-style where the audience gets to vote throughout … Continue reading

Women of YouTube: Meghan Tonjes
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Women of YouTube: Meghan Tonjes

By Julianne San Antonio Throughout the past decade, Meghan Tonjes has proven that she is a force to be reckoned with in the online music world. The 30-year-old YouTuber, singer-songwriter and musician first began uploading videos to her channel back in 2006 and has garnered over 22 million views and nearly 250,000 subscribers to date. Her talent has also been featured on PerezHilton.com and … Continue reading

REVIEW Seeking Our Eden: The Dreams and Migrations of Sarah Jameson Craig
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REVIEW Seeking Our Eden: The Dreams and Migrations of Sarah Jameson Craig

In her new, extremely well researched book, Joanne Findon crafts the tale of her great-grandmother and early feminist voice, Sarah Jameson Craig. Seeking Our Eden: The Dreams and Migrations of Sarah Jameson Craig is an insightful look into life as a feminist and poor woman in early Canada. Seeking Our Eden draws heavily from Craig’s … Continue reading