Short Cuts is a weekly media criticism show where our hosts talk shit about the news.

Short Cuts

Hosted by Jesse Brown and Jonathan Goldsbie

Each week we take you behind the headlines – bringing you expert analysis, heated opinion and thoughtful debate on the stories everybody is talking about and the ones they aren’t but should be.

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#981 War Torn TikTok

Did we just dodge WW3?
April 18, 2024

#979 Justin Trudeau’s Chinese Democracy

A spectre is haunting Canada — the spectre of Communist China.
April 11, 2024

#977 The Canadaland Guide to Staring Directly at the Sun

As Canadians prepare for a rare celestial event–a total solar eclipse–Jesse has one message: don’t look up!
April 4, 2024

#975 Organ-Transplant Radio Bingo

Why are New Zealand libertarian think-tanks so into Canada’s Indigenous skyscrapers?
March 28, 2024

#973 The Musk of Censorship

As Elon Musk rails against content moderation in a disastrous interview with Don Lemon, Jesse and Ivor Shapiro reconsider Canada’s new approach to online speech. 
March 21, 2024

#971 Just For Death

The laughter has stopped at the Just For Laughs festival, as ownership applies for creditor protection and cancels the Montreal and Toronto 2024 festivals.
March 14, 2024

#969 Mulroney: One of Canada’s Most Divisive Prime Ministers

As the obituaries and puff pieces roll in, the Canadian media seems to have forgotten that Brian Mulroney was - in fact - divisive. Correcting the record on “Conservative Titan” Brian Mulroney. 
March 7, 2024

#967 The VICE Guide to Losing $5.7 Billion

Vice Media was once valued at 5.7 billion dollars - This week it closed its doors.
February 29, 2024
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