That time the Ontario government paid a group of women to cut themselves off, smoke punishing amounts of cannabis, and weave belts
May 3, 2021
#368 The Marijuana Experiment
In 1972, the government funded an absurd study to measure the impact of cannabis on productivity.
May 3, 2021
#366 Embedded With The Racist Right
Filmmaker Daniel Lombroso spent four years following Lauren Southern, Richard Spencer, and Mike Cernovich with a camera, as their stars rose and the bigotry and xenophobia they championed went mainstream.
April 18, 2021
#329 The Tyrant’s Spin Doctor
Lord Tim Bell worked for a rogues' gallery of international clients, and co-founded one of the most powerful PR companies in history.
June 15, 2020
One Of Canada’s Most Iconic WWI Images Was Staged For A British Propaganda Film
Scenes from The Battle of the Somme have become ubiquitous in Canadian remembrances of the war.
January 17, 2018
By Robert Hiltz
Towards a Theory of the Hoser
From Bob and Doug McKenzie to Letterkenny, the story of Canadian film and television is littered with Hosers. But what do they mean?
December 8, 2017
#199 TIFF Is A Monster That’s Eating Itself
Every year, Toronto hosts some of the biggest stars in Hollywood as they debut their new films. But is the Toronto International Film Festival actually good for the city?
September 17, 2017
Why There Are No Period Films About Black People In Canada
Filmmaker Charles Officer is done trying to convince people his stories have an audience. After struggling to get funding for fictional movies, he turned to digging up true, forgotten stories of Black Canada.
May 31, 2017
The Movie Written By Five-Year-Olds
A ten-year-old leads the revolution on Youtube. An interview with two child screenwriters goes badly. A dad and daughter review Mac DeMarco's old band.
March 22, 2017
The Art Psychic
Artwork goes missing. A film hits an impasse. An artist feels stuck. They turn to fortune teller Cindy Mochizuki.