Jordan Foisy

Essays

I Hadn't Seen My Addict Father in Years—Then I Ran Into Him on the Street

I spotted my dad hanging out in a sketchy alley in my hometown. He didn't even recognize me when I introduced myself.
Jordan Foisy
8.12.19
Opinion

I Saw the Future of Cannabis and It’s a Wellness Dystopia

I ventured into the heart of Big Weed for a two-day cannabis expo, and found lots to be worried about.
Jordan Foisy
6.19.19
Work

What Everyone Does When They're Bored at Work

When you’re bored and underpaid, sometimes taking a long dump is the only respite.
Jordan Foisy
5.17.19
Television

What I Learned About Canada and Justin Trudeau From Last Night’s ‘The Simpsons’

It wasn’t a bad skewering of the prime minister but we’re still the land of liberal American wish fulfillment.
Jordan Foisy
4.29.19
Culture

What I Learned at the 'Debate' Between Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Žižek

Žižek was less a cognizant thinker and more a pathological sacred cow tipper while Peterson was emo as hell, a bard for the reactionary elite.
Jordan Foisy
4.23.19
Views My Own

Now That I Know the World is Doomed, Should I Get Into Advertising?

I’ve marched for climate change. I’ve read Naomi Klein. What else can I do?
Jordan Foisy
3.28.19
Views My Own

Just For Laughs' SiriusXM Deal Is Screwing Over Canadian Comedians

Howie Mandel is taking food out of the mouths of comedians. It’s not funny!
Jordan Foisy
2.27.19
comedy

Jeremy Piven's Standup Made Me Quit My Comedy Job

The former ‘Entourage’ star has been accused of sexual misconduct by eight women. But my former employer, Yuk Yuks, had no problem giving him a stage for his fans.
Jordan Foisy
6.28.18
Views My Own

What I Learned About Doug Ford From His Original Campaign Song

It’s telling that the Toronto composer behind “For the People” didn’t want their name attached to it.
Jordan Foisy
5.25.18
Essays

I Thought I Had Herpes for Two Years

I really should have gotten a second opinion.
Jordan Foisy
5.14.18
Money

All the Bonkers, Evil Shit I Saw at a Wealth Expo Featuring Sylvester Stallone

I was sad. Sad because this cult of money shit works. Then Pitbull showed up.
Jordan Foisy
4.11.18
Technology

I’ll Be More Scared of Those Robodogs When They Start Doing This Shit

Our stupidity will separate us from our robot overlords.
Jordan Foisy
2.21.18
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