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A holiday playlist (with no holiday music)

Please don’t think I’m a Scrooge. There’s nothing wrong with a good carol and a bit of Paul McCartney at Christmas time. But Christmas isn’t the only thing happening right now, and there is only so m...
StanLee

Excelsior, Stan Lee: 1922-2018

On November 12, the world lost perhaps the only person on the planet who might have been a real superhero. Stan Lee, one of the original masterminds of Marvel Comics, passed away at the age of 95. In...
Overlord

Overlord: one of 2018’s best surprises

If you’d told me at the start of the year that one of my favourite films was going to be a low-budget World War II horror film, I’d probably have laughed. Cheesy, B-movie gore-fests like that tend to...

Falling in love with Fast Romantics

Canadian indie artists seem to have a penchant for ensembles. From Broken Social Scene to Arcade Fire to Arkells, so many acts from the True North pride themselves on a large roster of members and fe...