Kelly Bedard

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

  Rachael Nisenkier

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 a lot of thoughts on the many twists and turns their characters have gone through. We caught up with the cast and showrunners at the […]

  Kelly Bedard

CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2016. Rachael and I took a break from the press room madness and ventured onto the famous Convention Centre floor to get the full SDCC experience, including stopping by the Stern Pinball booth to talk with company rep Jody Dankberg about the latest machines […]

  Kelly Bedard

CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2016. USA Network’s sci-fi drama Colony is one season into its run and already stands out as one of the most grounded and thoughtful genre pieces on the air. Set in the near future when earth has been colonized by mysterious invaders from another […]

  Kelly Bedard

CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2016. Mr. Robot is the biggest thing to happen to basic cable since Mad Men. It’s a massive critical hit, racking up six Emmy nominations including USA Network’s first-ever Drama Series nod and breakout star Rami Malek who is the odds-on favourite to win […]

  Kelly Bedard

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 be hobnobbing with the stars and getting the scoop on all the best TV (and more) the con has on display. Check back here […]

  Anya Wassenberg

The Drake Hotel recently hosted a nightclub bash to kick off the countdown to WayHome 2016, a three day music and arts extravaganza held in cottage country July 22-24. This is the second year for WayHome, which was launched in 2015 by Canadian producer/promoter Republic Live – already responsible for the successful country-themed Boots & […]

  Anya Wassenberg

February 19th 2016 on Dead Oceans Records Pre-order Marlon Williams: CD, LP & ltd tan vinyl Download on iTunes Amazon Support your local independent record store “Hello Miss Lonesome”, the first single off the upcoming release by Marlon Williams, is a kinetic track – retro roots country played at breakneck speed. It’s a virtuosic turn […]

  Fabiana Cabral

This month, I’m rolling up my sleeves and plunging into two plays and two books that will recharge my critical batteries. These four brief choices will come as a relief after the doorstoppers I recommended last month. Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman All My Sons was the play that finally launched Arthur Miller’s sterling […]

  Kelly Bedard

Ryan G. Hinds is one of Toronto’s most beloved cabaret performers. From his glittering one-man Fringe show Starry Notions to the absurd and exuberant disco ballet he created for SummerWorks, Hinds lit up our summer with his own unique brand of star power. Now, as he takes his latest show #KanderAndEbb on the road, we’re asking […]

  Fabiana Cabral

Greetings, humans. We have genre variety this month to keep your reading palate happy. Two novels, two biographies, a collection of essays about America’s most famous playwright, and a collection of sketches of some of the greatest writers working today: Books In Hand: Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life I excitedly impulse-bought Yanagihara’s book after hearing […]

  Kelly Bedard

CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2015. I didn’t have much time for panels at Comic-Con this year. Scheduled to be covering press rooms almost the entire weekend, I made it to a total of two panels, one of which was just the precursor to a far-more-interesting press room on […]

  Oliver Simmonds

There is nothing like the Iris Theatre’s outdoor season in London. It is usually the summer, you have been working all day and you venture to Covent Garden; no, not to see the buskers, although there is some similarity to the Iris and what goes on only metres away. You gather around the performers, starting […]

  Marty Chodorek

Image Comics: Where Creators Own the Mainstream was the first of five panels showcasing creators of Image Comics publications at this year’s Comic-Con…

  Saiya Floyd

CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2015. Sara Rue has appeared in many TV shows over the years from Popular to Less than Perfect. Now, she stars in TV Land’s new original series, Impastor, which tells the story of “Buddy Dobbs (Michael Rosenbaum), a slacker on the run from a […]

  Kevin Dillon

The Emmy Award nominations are hours away. *There are some rule changes, for the nomination process, please refer to my last piece.  One of the bigger changes was defining a comedy as 30 minutes; there was a clause which allowed a series to petition this rule. Shameless, Glee, and Jane the Virgin won their petition, […]

CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2015. The cast and creative team of Fox’s upcoming Minority Report stopped by Ballroom 20 on Friday. Minority Report is a sequel to the 2002 Steven Spielberg film. Executive producers Kevin Falls, Max Borenstein, and Darryl Frank as well as cast members Stark Sands, […]

  Saiya Floyd

CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2015. Agent Carter First up for the Marvel TV panel was Agent Carter. It was attended by executive producers Chris Dingess, Tara Butters, and Michele Fazekas as well as series stars Hayley Atwell and James D’Arcy. Here’s some of what we learned: When approached […]

  Saiya Floyd

CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2015. The cast of The 100 appeared in Ballroom 20 on July 9th. Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Lindsey Morgan, Ricky Whittle, Isaiah Washington and Jason Rothenberg spoke to their excited fans. (At one point Ricky Whittle, who plays Lincoln, jumped off stage […]

  Saiya Floyd

CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2015. On Thursday (July 9) evening, I attended the panel for A&E’s upcoming show Damien. Damien is a sequel to the 1976 horror classic, The Omen. Set 25 years after the original, the show follows the grownup Damien, who just so happens to be […]

  Kelly Bedard

Broadway’s golden boy will be taking the Roy Thompson Hall stage tomorrow night to sing Stephen Schwartz songs alongside the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Fresh off his pre-Broadway run in the new Finding Neverland musical and a movie star turn as Jamie in the Last Five Years film adaptation, Tony-nominated (and My Theatre Award-winning!) Newsies star/Smash saviour […]

  Tim Collins

Survivor is making a bold move by bringing back 20 returning players for their next installment. This time around, each castaway has only played the game once and was not a winner. Even more impressively, they are letting us decide the line-up! I’ve been voting every day, but have to admit that my votes have […]

  Kelly Bedard

The latest indie company to take the stage at the Storefront Theatre is the excellently named Severely Jazzed, headed by improvisers Tess Degenstein and Hannah Spear. We spoke to Tess and Hannah about their inaugural production Trout Stanley which hits Bloor West this Thursday. Tell us about Severely Jazzed Productions and how the company got […]

  Kelly Bedard

For 7 performances May 20-24, the Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse will play host to the inaugural presentation from Martha Rose Productions Inc., the latest addition to Toronto’s indie theatre community. The chosen text- the Canadian premiere of Neil LaBute’s Miss Julie, an adaptation of August Strindberg’s 1888 naturalistic masterpiece relocated to Long Island in the […]

  Marty Chodorek

Montréal is one of my favourite cities to visit. Perhaps it’s the surreal experience of walking down a city street, not entirely unlike a Toronto street, and seeing familiar corporate logos with unfamiliar French names. The feeling of stepping into an alternate reality where things are just different enough that you’re forced to pay attention […]

  Marty Chodorek

Daredevil made his comic book debut in 1964. As with most superheroes that have been around that long, he’s gone through his fair share of being reinvented and reimagined. As times have changed, his supporting cast has also evolved. On April 10th, Netflix released their new 13-episode original series based on the characters created by […]