Graham Isador

Film

System of a Down's Serj Tankian on Making Music for a Revolution

We sat down with Serj and 'I Am Not Alone' director Garin Hovannisian following their new doc's TIFF premiere.
Graham Isador
9.13.19
mental health

My Painful Attempt at Treating My Depression Through Online Therapy

I was drowning in my hectic schedule, and online therapy just felt like one more thing to do.
Graham Isador
8.21.19
Indigenous issues

Indigenous Artists Tell Us What They Think About Land Acknowledgements

Cultural events in Canada often start with a statement to recognize the gathering is taking place on Indigenous land. Here's what five Indigenous artists think of the practice.
Graham Isador
8.9.19
Essays

What My 64-Year-Old Mom’s First Dance Recital Taught Me About Grief

After my dad died, my mom worried about being alone. Her unexpected new hobby showed me how far we’ve come.
Graham Isador
7.10.19
Work

The Worst Things People Have Been Asked to Do When Applying for a Job

“We were asked to do improv games in a group interview. The job was working in a bar."
Graham Isador
7.9.19
Sports

What It's Like to Have Your First Professional Fight at 39

After nearly dying as a rock star, my life took a dramatic turn.
Robin Black
7.5.19
The Worst Bar in Town

I Tried To Find the Worst Bar in Niagara Falls

There’s a dark underbelly to my tourist trap of a hometown, and I went in search of it.
Graham Isador
7.2.19
LGBTQ

LGBTQ Pro Wrestlers Say There's Never Been a Better Time to Be Queer In the Ring

Pro wrestling has long been the home of gay panic and homophobia, but the times are changing.
Graham Isador
6.28.19
Art

Instagram Pop-Ups Are Super Popular, But Are They Art?

Rooms solely designed to create the perfect selfie probably aren’t making us think that hard.
Graham Isador
5.31.19
Music

Why Titus Andronicus Made a Sitcom Mocking Album Rollouts

We spoke to frontman Patrick Stickles about his new album, and making a punk version of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’.
Graham Isador
5.31.19
Music

Single Mothers' Drew Thomson Sobered Up to Make the Best Punk of His Career

The notoriously volatile frontman has watched many of his peers find success, as his bands kept screwing up and breaking up. But with a newfound focus on The Drew Thomson Foundation, he’s making some of the best work of his career.
Graham Isador
5.17.19
Culture

Get In Shape With Nihilift, Even Though Nothing Really Matters

‘The best way to get rid of pesky belly fat is to decompose. That will happen soon enough.’
Graham Isador
5.10.19
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