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    NFL Roundtable Podcast

    The MyEntWord Podcast: NFL Roundtable

    American Football season kicks off tonight with the Chiefs vs. the Patriots.

    To get you ready for the season, we've assembled a great panel of sports enthusiasts; not statisticians and historians…

    The MyEntWord Podcast: NFL Roundtable
    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    One afternoon in 1998, the awkward 12 year-old that was me trudged home from middle school to discover a gift sitting on the table. A children's librarian had recommended that…

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    <em>Game of Thrones</em>: “The Dragon and the Wolf”

    Game of Thrones: “The Dragon and the Wolf”…

    The Dragons

    I can’t think of a better way to start talking about the season seven finale of Game of Thrones than by talking about Daenerys Stormborn. When we first saw…

    Game of Thrones: “The Dragon and the Wolf”…
    The Defenders

    What’s Left to Defend in The Defenders…

    *several spoilers below*

    I spend this weekend watching Netflix’s The Defenders from the comfort of my squashy red armchair, alternating between chuckling at Krysten Ritter’s facial expressions and groaning whenever Finn…

    What’s Left to Defend in The Defenders…
    Christopher Nolan’s <em>Dunkirk</em>

    Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk

    Dunkirk is one of the most original history films in mainstream cinema. Unlike most traditional war films the focus is not on the action of the war, or the ideology of…

    Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk
    San Diego Comic-Con, 2017

    San Diego Comic-Con, 2017

    It's Comic-Con Time Again!

    Managing Editor Kelly Bedard and Staff Writer Tom McGee are on the scene to bring you tons of coverage from the con floor, the panels, the press…

    San Diego Comic-Con, 2017
    Toronto Fringe, 2017

    Toronto Fringe, 2017

    From July 5-16, six of our Toronto staffers- Kelly Bedard, Duncan Derry, Lisa McKeown, Mary-Margaret Scrimger, Lorenzo Pagnotta and Chelsea Dinsmore- reviewed 100+ plays in this year's Fringe Festival. We…

    Toronto Fringe, 2017
    Fall 2017 Network Television Previews, Ranked

    Fall 2017 Network Television Previews, Ranked

    The five major broadcast television networks arranged in a list in order of how appealing the previews for their new fall shows are, overall...

    LEAST: NBC

    NBC has historically been my favorite…

    Fall 2017 Network Television Previews, Ranked
    The 2016 Nominee Interview Series

    The 2016 Nominee Interview Series

    Welcome to the 2016 Nominee Interview Series.

    Over the next few months we'll be posting exclusive Q&As with dozens of the artists nominated for this year's MyTheatre, MyTV and MyCinema Awards. Keep…

    The 2016 Nominee Interview Series
    My … Awards, 2016

    Awards, 2016

    Okay, so it wasn't our best year as humans, but lots of great people made lots of great stuff in 2016 and god dammit we're going to celebrate that stuff.

    This…

    Awards, 2016
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    My Books

    Gabe Hudson’s Gork

    By // Books

    Perhaps young adult fiction is not my thing. Perhaps I am a little too old, a little too far removed from high school. Whatever the reason, this book, full of …

    My Theatre

    Revelations In a Little Room

    By // Theatre (New York)

    Hospital waiting rooms are emotional places. On a daily basis, they are the scenes of both great grief and great joy as humans celebrate new life and renewed chances at …

    My Cinema

    Who Says You Can’t Go Home Again?

    By // Cinema

    I’ve really missed rom coms. I enjoy alt indies with a hip ironic spin or whatever we’re calling things to avoid using the phrase “romantic comedy” these days but I …

    My Theatre

    Theatre by Committee’s Omnium Gatherum

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    According to old rules of etiquette, it’s impolite to discuss sex, politics, or religion at a dinner party. Theatre by Committee’s Omnium Gatherum tackles all three with gusto, throwing in …

    My Music

    Simcoe- Roads to Rivers

    By // Music

    Roads to Rivers is the second release from indie pop-rockers Simcoe. The new EP sees the band continuing down the road of moody and melodic songwriting that they began on their …

    My Theatre

    Miss at The Assembly

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    I rewrote the title of this article about four times. I worry that the one I settled on is misleading- it sounds like an old timey newspaper headline declaring that …

    My TV

    The Virtue of a Bold Type

    By // TV

    Melora Hardin is always in charge. Known as the hard-ass from corporate always squashing the Scranton Office hijinks, Sarah Pfefferman’s uncompromising ex on Transparent, and the high-end event planner keeping …

    My Theatre

    Celebration at the New Diorama Theatre

    By // Theatre (London)

    I chose Emergency Chorus’ Celebration to break my review-fast because it exemplifies what I’ve missed and what I’m missing. I mean, God, what the hell have I sidestepped in Central …

    My Cinema

    TIFF 2017: A Chilling Horror – Verónica

    By // Cinema

    As a long-time Midnight Madness viewer at TIFF, I’m always surprised to find a horror film screening in the main festival (under Contemporary World Cinema) but given the tremendous cinematography …

    My Theatre

    Dance: made in / fait au Canada Festival

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    The 2017 Dance: made in / fait au Canada Festival was a four day biennial repertory celebration of Canadian dance, presenting a cross-section of contemporary dance makers from across the …

    My Games

    Nidhogg II: frantic, violent, cartoon fun- bring friends!

    By // Games

    There’s a true joy (somewhat lost in the modern age of internet gaming) of yelling at your friends next to you on the couch in either victory or defeat. Whether …

    My TV

    DVD Update: Summer, 2017

    By // TV

    It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount & 20th Century FOX.  Criminal Minds (The Twelfth Season) Season twelve was something of a watershed year for the …

    My Theatre

    #ARTBIRTH Lady Gaga

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Athena Reich’s #ARTBIRTH was so unexpected, such a witty and subversive spectacle. Reich, as her pregnant Lady Gaga alter ego, drops a line early in the show warning us that …

    My Games

    AFTERGRINDER: Fast, Infuriating, Fun

    By // Games

    2003 was a pretty magical year for early online gaming: with the advent of Flash sites like ebaum’s World and NewGrounds.com, suddenly computer class went from being somewhere ICQ and …