food news

Some Guy Dressed as the Joker Is Terrorizing Toronto Restaurants

The hero Toronto needs right now is somebody who can finally take down this hacky facsimile of Joker.
Jelisa Castrodale
Late Capitalism

Workers Who Get Tips Are Closing in on a Massive Raise

Oh, and less wage theft by greedy bosses—but only if the restaurant lobby can be beaten.
Will Greenberg

A First Timer’s Guide to Legal Weed in Canada

If you somehow waited until legalization to try cannabis, here’s what you need to know.
Amanda Siebert

What It Takes to Make a Living as a Drag Queen

Most drag queens have modest incomes, but their expenses for hair, makeup and travel can easily top $10,000 a year. Here’s what they spend on and the tricks they use to make ends meet.

A Single Woman’s Guide to Making Friends in a Hostel

Do: give that party hostel a chance. Don’t: worry about being slut shamed.
Mica Lemiski

New Initiative Helps Dealers Protect Customers from Fentanyl-Laced Drugs

Harm reduction workers in Toronto are giving dealers tips on how to avoid contaminating their supply.
Allison Tierney
News you can use

Here's How To Survive the Holidays on Your Own

Nobody is around to see the five days of takeout containers littering your apartment.
Mack Lamoureux
sound advice

How to Have a Number 1 Single, According to These Really Specific Rules

We applied tips from band The KLF's infamous 1988 book to see if they still stand today.
Jeremy Allen
back to school week

All the Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Started University

We asked the most educated guy we have on the roster for wisdom.
Drew Brown
back to school week

How to Survive Frosh Week When You Don’t Drink

Sober first years tell us what it’s like to watch everyone else make bad decisions.
Mica Lemiski
workers rights

The Secret Exploitation at the Edinburgh Fringe

Edinburgh's festival workers are fighting for their rights.
Eve Livingston
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This 1991 Report Proves That SXSW Has Always Involved Panels, Politics and Painful Naivety

"We came to expose our band to as many people in the profession as we could - and maybe get a record contract."
Tim Scott