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Behind the scenes with Sheikh Jackson

Sheikh Jackson, an Egyptian movie directed by Amr Salama, was one of the movies screened as part of the Toronto International Film Festival last...

The Beaverton makes people chuckle

The Beaverton is Toronto’s leading native satirical newspaper

The Dating Game

Seduction Lairs On December 10, 2011, 1:32 p.m., I pull open the doors to the Ramada Hotel on Jarvis and Gerrard. I can’t stop thinking...

You’ve got femail

Love Systems releases new guide for men struggling in the world of online dating.

“The book is a sensual object”

This is a story about 12 people, one course, and cartload of font choices. It has a semi-sex joke in it, too.

Division is our greatest threat

Last week, Stephen Harper called Islamism the greatest threat to Canadian security. The PM insisted that, despite internal division in Al-Qaeda, flagging recruitment numbers,...

Why study the humanities?

For the past four years I’ve studied English at UTM, and for the past four years, I couldn’t tell you why I did it.

Student awaits publication

The world is ruined from a forgotten apocalypse. A single city shines in the wreckage, and only a single man sees anything wrong with...

Where our responsibilities lie: The no-fly zone and responsibility to protect...

On March 12, from 7:30 to 8:35 p.m., Al-Jazeera’s Libya Liveblog stuttered out a series of messages: the Arab League, an organization of nations...

Let them eat cake: Canadians and the monarchy

On April 29, Prince William and Kate Middleton will marry. And no one, at least in Canada, will give a damn.This is the latest...

Book holsters: the “Snuggie” of reading

Kindles disgust me, and so do iPads with their misplaced little “i” and inability to make phone calls.  Part of the reason is sour...

Five excellent books

Reading is sexy. In fact, seeing a girl go through some quality Rushdie is stimulating to me in a way that my doctor and...
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