In this week's episode Vass and Allison are joined by Globe and Mail business reporter Karen Ho to discuss digital detoxes and summer camp for adults.
We discuss Ontario's new culture strategy and getting Canadian books in the classroom with Coachhouse Press editor and all-around-Book-Person Emily Keeler.
In our final segment, we talk to Dr. Miranda Campbell about her new Maisonneuve cover story about the lack of female talent at summer music festivals.
Allison is reading Sweetbitter by Sephanie Danler.
Vass is reading You'll Grow Out of It by Jessi Klein.
In this week's episode Vass and Allison are joined by Sarah Barmak to discuss her new book on female sexuality "Closer: Notes from the Orgasmic Frontier of Female Sexuality." Sarah talks about the scientific community's failure to study the clitoris and why anarchist feminists are "taking back gynaecology."
Toronto Star city hall reporter Jennifer Pagliaro detangles the Toronto Board of Health's decision to authorize three new safe injection sites. She also weighs in on why they are good for public health and on the life and death of 22-year-old advocate Brooklyn McNeil.
In our final segment, we talk to Buzzfeed Canada's Scaachi Koul about her piece
"Rape Culture is Surveillance Culture." We discuss men that buy women drinks, "party culture" and why you should never trust your bartender.
Allison is reading an interview in Maclean's with Black Lives Toronto co-founder Janaya Kahn.
Vass is reading Judy Blume's "In the Unlikely Event."
This week Allison and Vass discuss Side Hustles. Millennials have rebranded the second job, but is the Side Hustle something we do for self-fulfillment, to pay the bills, or because it’s all we’ve got?
Then we talk to TVO.org’s John Michal McGrath about Toronto’s desperate need for more revenue and why city councillors are so reluctant to tax the people that live here.
Last, we are joined by special guest Graham Clark to talk about app-based jokes, random harps and getting our cables in a knot. The Vancouver-based comedian is in Toronto for his one-man Fringe Festival show “instagraham.”
This week Allison and Vass discuss Toronto Life’s “Tony” - What would you do with $130,000/year and no rent payments? Tony is buying $200 bottles of wine and “definitely not a house.” Vive le Hate Read.
Then we talk to Metro News reporter Luke Simcoe about the surge of pedestrian deaths in Toronto over the past few years. Cars are killing more people than guns and the city is divided about what to do about it.
In our last segment Nicola Spunt of the architecture collective PARTISANS joins us to discuss Toronto’s condo boom and why it’s time for developers to start valuing great design.