Noah Tavlin

News

Time is Ticking for John Greyson and Tarek Loubani

Forty-one days ago two Canadians, John Greyson and Tarek Loubani, were imprisoned at the Tora Prison outside of Cairo after they entered a police station asking for directions. They're still stuck there.
Noah Tavlin
9.26.13
Stuff

Bag It Up, Grandpa

The idea that people lose interest in sex as they age is more or less a myth—seniors are having a bunch of sex, even swinging with each other. The problem is, a lot of this sweet bang action is unprotected, and STIs like Gonorrhea, Syphilis, and...
Noah Tavlin
7.13.13
News

What Can Canada Do about Homegrown Radicals?

With the tragic Boston bombing still fresh on our minds—as the city recovers and a manhunt continues within the city—Noah Tavlin looks at recent incidents of violent radicalism in Canada and speaks to experts about particular that problem.
Noah Tavlin
4.19.13
Stuff

Extinct Animals Should Stay Dead

Scientist Stewart Brand, who has clearly never seen Jurassic Park, has explained how he and his team want to bring twenty-four extinct animals back to life through reconstructing their genome and cloning them. We think that plan sucks.
Noah Tavlin
3.30.13
Sports

Blind Hockey Night in Canada

Canada loves hockey so much that not only do the blind play hockey, they also get pretty fucking good at it. We went to a scrimmage between the two sides that make up the Hiboux de Montreal hockey club, and talked to a couple of its players to see what...
Noah Tavlin
3.27.13
Stuff

The Cure For Allergies and Multiple Sclerosis Might Come from Poop

It may sounds weird, but worms from poop could actually be the cure for a lot of our medical problems. We talked to a man who is pushing for these worms to be commonplace.
Noah Tavlin
3.13.13
Stuff

Shut Up and Learn French

Even though the Quebec language police are being ridiculous, Montreal anglophones need to accept the fact that, by voting for a PQ government, the majority have spoken, and they've spoken in French.
Noah Tavlin
3.1.13
Stuff

Anne of Green Gables Is Now Totally Bone-able

Anne of Green Gables used to be a lovably homely ginger orphan. Now she's fucking hot and that's not right.
Noah Tavlin
2.7.13
News

Africville: Canada's Secret Racist History

It's easy to forget about Africville when no one ever talks about it. Noah Tavlin wrote a recap about Nova Scotia's history, and talks to the only surviving protestor that's still fighting for the rights of this demolished, black, Canadian...
Noah Tavlin
2.4.13
Sports

I Hate Super Bowl Commercials

As a Canadian, all the fun of Super Bowl commercials is gone since the CRTC hijacks the airwaves with crappier and cheaper television ads. But even then, why care so much about commercials in the first place?
Noah Tavlin
2.1.13
Stuff

The Insane World of Russian Dash-Cam Videos

Since everyone in Russia seems to record all of their driving adventures, the internet is full of insane, first person perspective, traffic incident videos.
Noah Tavlin
1.17.13