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The Bicycle Thief

There’s a Bloor Street regular who spends his days hawking Black History Month pamphlets. Read more

Chinatown

On Thursday, Chinatown was bright and dusty, like an over-exposed postcard from a previous era. Read more

Texts From Dinner

On Friday night, I had dinner with a friend and her two teenaged daughters. Read more

Toronto General ER

The ER at the Toronto General, or anywhere in this city for that matter, is utter bedlam. Read more

BuzzFeed quiz

The other day I wrote one of those time-killing quizzes for the web empire Buzzfeed. Read more

#RaceTogether

Starbuck’s #RaceTogether initiative Read more

Kanye

A friend of mine observed, “ That Kanye, he sure does bring out the racists, doesn’t he?” Read more

Putin Journal

Russian President Vladimir Putin had not been seen in public or on live TV for over a week. Read more

Hello Barbie

The newest version of the Barbie doll is named Hello Barbie and it’s a Fembot. Read more

The Tar Sands

Someone I know recently posted a very short video he took of the landscape of some of the Alberta oil fields as he flew over in a small airplane. Read more