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    The Night Of: A Foreigner Carrying a Knife in…

    There is a book, by Amitava Kumar, called “A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His …

    The Night Of: A Foreigner Carrying a Knife in…
    Hating on Suicide Squad

    Hating on Suicide Squad

    There are a lot of reasons to hate on Suicide Squad. The casually misogynistic way it treats Harley Quinn. The racist (and mysognistic) way it portrays Katana. The senselessness of…

    Hating on Suicide Squad
    SummerWorks, 2016

    SummerWorks, 2016

    Toronto's juried avant garde theatre festival SummerWorks ran August 4-14th this year and, over the course of those 11 days, our critics- Kelly Bedard, Beth McNeil and Lisa McKeown- covered…

    SummerWorks, 2016
    San Diego Comic-Con, 2016

    San Diego Comic-Con, 2016

    We're thrilled to be back at San Diego Comic-Con for the second year in a row!

    From Thursday, July 21 to Sunday, July 24th, editors Kelly Bedard and Rachael Nisenkier will…

    San Diego Comic-Con, 2016
    Toronto Fringe, 2016

    Toronto Fringe, 2016

    From June 29 to July 10, seven of our Toronto staffers- Kelly Bedard, Duncan Derry, Kymberley Feltham, Lisa McKeown, Beth McNeil, Lorenzo Pagnotta and Whitney Richards- reviewed 100+ plays in…

    Toronto Fringe, 2016
    Season Sponsor: Foster's Inn

    Season Sponsor: Foster’s Inn

    Once again, this year's coverage of The Stratford Shakespeare Festival is brought to you by one of our favourite local businesses, Foster's Inn. Strike that, aside from the festival itself…

    Season Sponsor: Foster’s Inn
    Exclusive Interview: Artemis Pebdani

    Exclusive Interview: Scandal‘s Artemis Pebdan…

    Back in March, the great and wildly underrated Artemis Pebdani won the MyTV Award for Outstanding Guest Actress for her role as refreshingly un-corruptible politician Susan Ross on Scandal. With…

    Exclusive Interview: Scandal‘s Artemis Pebdan…
    Game of Thrones: Finale, Feminism, and the Future

    Game of Thrones: Finale, Feminism, and the Fu…

    Finale
    Season six is over. Hard as it is to comprehend, girls and boys, they ended the season with an hour and twenty-two minutes of the best scenes everyone wanted, stuck…

    Game of Thrones: Finale, Feminism, and the Fu…
    RIP Penny Dreadful

    RIP Penny Dreadful

    Is it better for a show to announce it’s ending as far in as advance as it can so fans have time to come to terms with their impending loss?…

    RIP Penny Dreadful
    In Stratford: As You Like It

    In Stratford: As You Like It

    Set in Newfoundland in 1985, director Jillian Keiley’s production of Shakespeare’s irresistible pastoral is simple, lighthearted and creative. A bare stage gets its sense of place from the actors (designer…

    In Stratford: As You Like It
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    SDCC ’16: Inside the Rick & Morty Press Room

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    Helmed by Justin Roiland (who also voices both main characters) and Community messiah Dan Harmon, Rick & Morty’s zero-fucks-given absurd humour…

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    Shaw Festival Must-See: Uncle Vanya

    By // Theatre

    I’m calling the Shaw Festival’s Uncle Vanya a “must-see” without having really seen it. I’ve attended the show twice and can, by cobbling some pieces together, confidently say it’s the …

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    SDCC ’16 Exclusive: Scott Porter talks Games

    By // Games

    The CW3PR “Gears, Green Screens & Gaming” panel at Comic-Con was co-moderated by gaming geek and games voice actor Scott Porter…

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    The Night Of: There Are No “Ordinary Deaths”

    By // TV

    The season finale of The Night Of is coming around the bend. It’s so soon, it seems unreal, despite how long the individual episodes run (one hour and twenty minutes, …

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    NYC Fringe: A Microwaved Burrito

    By // Theatre (New York)

    August in New York City can only mean one thing: it is Fringe festival time. Each year for two weeks in August, the Fringe takes over a vast array of …

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    SDCC ’16 Exclusive: Wicked Composer Stephen Schwartz

    By // Theatre

    CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2016. I don’t get star-struck easily, especially at Comic-Con where the press area averages at least one major celebrity …

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    DownTown Mystic: Rock ‘N’ Roll Romantic

    By // Music

    DownTown Mystic is the alter ego of songwriter Robert Allen, a New Jersey native with a penchant for rock in the classic –aka Americana/roots rock – vein. Rock ‘N’ Roll …

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    The Night Of: A Foreigner Carrying a Knife in the Pocket of his Jacket

    By // TV

    There is a book, by Amitava Kumar, called “A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His …

    My Theatre Father Comes Home from the Wars

    Soulpepper’s Summer, 2016 (Part II)

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    A Doll’s House Recent Soulpepper Academy grad Katherine Gauthier is perfectly cast as Nora in this stylish, contemporary take on Ibsen’s story of a trapped, underestimated housewife. Pretty, poised and …

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    Skinner Box Storytelling: August 13-19

    By // Games

    So much space in my life right now… No Man’s Sky Since I spent so much time last week discussing the hoopla around the release of No Man’s Sky, I …

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    SDCC ’16: Inside the Arrow Press Room

    By // TV

    CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2016. Team Arrow has grown over the years, and the expanded cast (not to mention showrunner Wendy Mericle) have …

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    In The Event of My Death

    By // Theatre (New York)

    Millennials, like me, who graduated from high school in the mid 2000s are hovering around the life cornerstone of “30” – no longer able to blame bad decisions on youth …

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    Hating on Suicide Squad

    By // Cinema

    There are a lot of reasons to hate on Suicide Squad. The casually misogynistic way it treats Harley Quinn. The racist (and mysognistic) way it portrays Katana. The senselessness of …

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    SummerWorks ’16: Part VII

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Be sure to check out our Full List of SummerWorks Reviews Situational Anarchy (A) This was a very succesful SummerWorks and a lot of the credit for that goes to …