Odysseus, Don Quixote, modern refugees—some of us never truly leave home behind.
In This Issue
This fall, Picnicface will simultaneously launch a movie, a TV show and a book. Can eight nerds from Halifax resuscitate Canada’s ailing comedy scene?
A mine in the Northwest Territories provided much of the uranium used during the Manhattan Project—unbeknownst to the indigenous people who worked there.
The hijab is the most powerful item of clothing in secular Western society—and the least understood.
Magazine profiles of notable women still fixate on femininity—especially when they’re penned by men.
An artist’s life has endless possibilities—until it’s time to grow up.
You might not be able to buy love, but paying for an emotional experience doesn’t have to feel cheap.
Why officials are getting tough on one of the CFL’s most beloved elements: hilarious touchdown celebrations.
Please don’t talk about your band. You’re only going to embarrass yourself.
Mountaineering in the age of Google Earth.
You probably shouldn’t answer that, my roommate said. But I was halfway there.
"The Foe" and "Jab."
Excerpted from the novel Réussir son hypermodernité et sauver le reste de sa vie en 25 étapes faciles by Nicolas Langelier. Translation by Jessica Horstmann.
I said, This is the fucking Bukowski Lawn-Bowling League.
Summer listens: tUnE-yArDs, Austra, Timber Timbre and more.