This week Vass and Allison talk about Emma Cline's debut novel, The Girls, a coming-of-age-story about a girl who gets lured in the Manson family during the summer of the murders. We talk about the book with with Globe and Mail book reviewer Durga Chew-Bose.
We are joined by Jane Hilderman of Samara to discuss new Elections Canada data revealing a massive spike in the youth vote in the October 2015 election. Also, why Prime Minister Justin Trudeau digitally iced-out his predecessor via google search results.
Last, we chat about GQ's new Kim Kardashian profile with humour writer Vicky Mochoma. How did Kim make the act of "being" so profitable and why is she still so underestimated?
This week we are joined by Globe and Mail journalist Zosia Bielski to talk about the new book from Jessica Valenti called Sex Object. We discuss the long-term effects of living of living in a misogynistic culture and why we should be OK with getting men in trouble. In segment two, we talk to Catalyst's VP of corporate board services about new targets for women on corporate boards and how to feel about companies that refuse. Lastly, we talk to Exclaim Magazine critic Ian Gormely about the VIP experience at music festivals. Why do festivals feel the need to create "enclaves of splendour" for higher paying fans. Whatever happened to equality, man? TUNE IN!
This week we talk about Ben Wheatley’s new(ish) film High Rise with critic Adam Nayman. We discuss whether this dystopic film about 1970s paranoia holds any weight in the midst of Toronto’s condo boom.
In our second segment, we dig further into landlord/tenant rights with some real pros in the field: Tenant rights lawyer Jonathan Robart and women’s housing advocate Renee Griffin. We “detangle” what the landlord lobby is up to ($$$) and who really needs the province’s protection.
Lastly, @GraphicMatt joins us to talk about the prospect of Toronto licensing landlords. Cash grab? Or a way to find out who Toronto’s landlords really are? Plus we tell you “What We Are Reading”