The Tory strategy of playing it cool and quiet in areas where they are historically favoured may be beginning to backfire. Read More
Before the Giuliani era, New York was a bubbling crucible of filmmaking innovation as chronicled in doc Blank City. Read More
P: “I’m going downtown. Do it til your legs are shaking” Hmmmm..
S: So downtown here would possibly be a metaphor...
P: He’s probably not going to Portage and Main. Read More
So here we go, earnest journalism based on a sound bite. I feel dirty already... Read More
The Sherbrook Pool is a key asset to an area that is both lower-income than the city average and lacking the same recreational facilities many other communities enjoy. Read More
The Conservative government's foreign policy in the Middle East, like Iran's, is insular and hostile. Read More
Few would think that Winnipeg may have played a role in the most pivotal and dramatic period of Chinese history Read More
A prog-rock review of Artpop: "It’s like a volume of “Dick and Jane” with a page or two missing, bound in a tapestry of saffron and mermaid hymens." Read More
The dismissal of substantive policy debates in favour of oversimplified sloganeering has long defined political discourse, but there’s something about this phenomenon that seems only possible in these modern times. Read More
I actually used to really connect to her music. The connection involved a Friday night, her music, and 8th grade me shedding silent tears whilst staring at boys names in my junior high school phonebook. Read More
Worse than the jokes, is the salivating trauma voyeurism that's emerging. Read More
The first in a new series on the Spectator Tribune in which local artists review big album releases. Read More
Pitting ideology against reality doesn’t work. In order to effect real change while acknowledging daily challenges, we need a more nuanced approach. Read More
Maybe you saw it coming, maybe you didn't: Escape Plan is a funny buddy movie. BOOM.
If Sergio Leone’s Man with No Name had drunk whiskey in a bar with a rock band-it would have been the Sadies. Read More
In November, the Winnipeg Brew Bombers will be hosting Manitoba’s first Beer Judge Certification Program-sanctioned brew competition, where amateur brewers will challenge the professionals. Read More