The Lovely Bones

Its 1973 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, and Susie Salmon is walking home from school. She makes her way through an empty cornfield when she meets...

Depardieu: Actor & Foodie

Gerard Depardieu’s "My Cookbook" has been around for a few years—four to be exact. It’s not standard practice to review a book so long...

The Greek Connection

Take a French play that is set in Greece, translate it into English, et voila! Theatre Erindale's production of Andromache is the resulting dramatic...

Haven't you heard?

EITHER ORELLIOT SMITHI am always surprised when someone tells me they havent heard of Elliott Smith. To be fair, he was only in the...

Because losing is fun

Take seven dwarves, remove any bulimic princesses, and plonk them into a wilderness replete with wild animals, goblins and the occasional vengeful spirit. It...

Up in the Air

With two acclaimed films to his name, director Jason Reitman (Juno, Thank You for Smoking) takes a timely look at the current economic troubles...

Living the nightlife

Tell me about your new album, Nightlife. What sort of inspiration did you have when putting the album together, and what goals do you...

2010 in games

2010, by all appearances, seems a good year for video games. Hit titles Mass Effect, Fable, God of War and Final Fantasy are returning,...

King Tut reigns over AGO

Turn left on University Avenue heading towards Union and youll see the Art Gallery of Ontario. No surprises there—the AGO has stood on the...

Record in review

Upon listening to a few seconds of any Vampire Weekend song, it doesnt take long to realize that the bands name is clearly a...

High times at Hart House

Rob Gordons relationship is falling apart. He lives in a crummy apartment and his greatest achievement in life is the collection of 45s hes...

If you can't stand the tweet, stay out of the kitchen

A couple years ago, during Canadian Music Week, I watched a group on the cusp of stardom. They were playing post-Benjamin Gibbard pitch-corrected power...
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