This week Allison and guest host Vicky Mochoma discuss Canada’s long road to legal weed with Globe and Mail politics reporter Adrian Morrow.
Then we talk to urbanist and author Shawn Micallef and WestBank’s Jonah Letovsky about the end of Honest Ed’s and the future of Mirvish Village.
We cap off the show with a Fun Quiz about 2016 in The News with Buzzfeed Canada’s Jane Lytvynenko.
Allison is reading H is for Hawk by Helen McDonald.
Vicky is reading Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi.
Coconut Kiss by Niki & the Dove
The Future is Female by Madame Ghandi
The Happiest Man Alive by Macho Montano
Should Donald Trump be banned from Twitter? We ask The Ringer’s Kate Knibbs.
Professor Moshe Milevsky tells us what will happen if millennials never buy houses.
AND a discussion of our favourite feminist films of 2016 with Catriona Wright and Brooke Lockyer.
Allison is reading Boys in the Trees by Carly Simon.
Vass is reading Essays Against Everything by Mark Grief.
Red Bone by Childish Gambino
Shut Up Kiss Me by Angel Olsen
Peg by Steeley Dan
On this week’s show we convene a panel on Internet hoaxes, fake news and the need for social media reporting with Buzzfeed Canada’s Ishmael Daro, Gawken’s Nick Zarzycki and Metro’s Vicky Mochoma.
Then we talk about the never-ending drama that is the Future of the CBC and interview author Heather Tucker about her new novel The Clay Girl.
Allison is reading A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin.
Kimberly by Patti Smith
While I’m Alive by STRFKR
Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush