Reddit did not actually stand up to Wall Street and prove the power of the little guy. Jon Kay briefly sparks joy. The Canadian government is working to radically transform the internet and Facebook wants in.
February 3, 2021
#291 Why Are Trans Issues Suddenly Everywhere?
Over the past couple of years, a few Canadian media outlets and writers have become obsessed with trans people, painting their campaign for human rights as a menace to society. This coverage has hit a peak with the story of Jessica Yaniv, a trans woman who’s taking multiple beauticians to the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal after they refused to wax to her genitals. Where did this obsession come from? And why has this particular story taken off?
August 18, 2019
#102 Successful Pile Of Garbage
Buzzfeed released a dossier of compromising information about Trump. John Furlong is reinstated as a UBC speaker. Disclosures aren't Jon Kay's strong suit.
January 12, 2017
#86 Yaaasss Trudeau (Owl Sex)
BuzzFeed's Ishmael Daro joins Jesse to talk about Justin's trip to the UN and the latest owl sex controversy in the magazine world.
September 22, 2016
Meltdown at the Walrus
DISCLOSURE: One of the authors of this piece, Jesse Brown, once wrote an article for the Walrus. He experienced no professional conflict with any of...
November 4, 2015
By Jane Lytvynenko
#45 Trudeaumania?/Gender Parity/Mounties vs. Vice
Ben Makuch, Vice's national security reporter, discusses Trudeau's cabinet swearing in, CBC's The National's gender parity panel, why the Mounties are out for Ben, and J. Kelly Nestruck's brush with New Zealand sports reporting.
November 4, 2015
#106 Abuse And Ethics At The Walrus
The Walrus is in meltdown: stories of office bullying, exploitation and workplace chaos are leaking from "Canada's best magazine". Three of the people at the centre of the controversy speak.
November 2, 2015
#40 Munk Debate/Trudeau’s Hard Knock Life
Robert Jago of Some Random Political Blog and Simren Sandhu of The True North Times tackle the Munk Debate and Jon Kay's profile of Justin Trudeau.