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What Happens When You Give Kids Unlimited Candy?

Posted October 30, 2014 by Anonymous

All hell breaks loose, that’s what happens! As if we didn’t already know, kids + sugar = crazy times. But in an attempt to remind us all how important it is to keep our kids’ pearly whites clean during this […]

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Books

What will future historians say about the 21st century?

Posted October 29, 2014 by Charlie Jane Anders

What will future historians say about the 21st century? A new book, written by a historian in 2393, looks at the 21st century and the “Great Collapse of 2093″ due to climate change. Co-author Naomi Oreskes says writing science fiction “gave us the freedom to extrapolate and show what’s at stake.”

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Amy Poehler Quizzes George R.R. Martin On Game Of Thrones Trivia

Posted October 29, 2014 by Lauren Davis

How well does George R.R. Martin know his own characters? On Late Night with Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers asked Martin to match lines from A Song of Ice and Fire with their appropriate characters—and the results are pretty damn adorable.

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Fan Service and Failed States on Person of Interest

Posted October 29, 2014 by Annalee Newitz

Even though last night’s Person of Interest was a slightly goofy meta episode, with one character clearly intended to be a stand-in for fans of the show, it was also pretty intense. We now understand what the stakes are for the crime bosses of New Yor…

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What The Heck Is Going On With Dean On Supernatural?

Posted October 29, 2014 by Charlie Jane Anders

Last night’s episode of Supernatural was basically a standard issue “can monsters stop being evil” episode, something the show has done several times now. But this time around, there was an added subtext, because of everything that Dean just went through. Spoilers ahead…

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Books

Incredible Concept Art Of Dragons And Other Creatures From Harry Potter

Posted October 29, 2014 by Charlie Jane Anders

A new book collects some of the most breathtaking concept art we’ve seen in ages of dragons and other magnificent creatures, from the Harry Potter movies. And we’re lucky enough to bring you an exclusive sneak peek. Read more…

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SonReal Curated A Playlist For Us Filled With ‘Visual Realness’

Posted October 29, 2014 by Melody

SonReal has had quite the year, but he’s not done just yet. The MMVA winner for this year’s MuchFact Video of the Year has released another amazing music video today for his track, Preach. To celebrate the release of Preach, SonReal has curated a very special playlist just for us, entitled “SonReal’s Hour of Visual […]

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T-Pain’s Greatest Secret? He is an INCREDIBLE Singer

Posted October 29, 2014 by Jessica F

In honour of T-Pain stripping all of the bells and whistles off of his voice, we are going to remove all of the bells and whistles off of this blog and say:
JUST WATCH THIS.

WHERE HAS THIS BEEN? Chills I tell ya. Chills! Also, how sweet does he seem…

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Read These Comics to Prepare for the Next Five Years of Marvel Movies

Posted October 29, 2014 by Anonymous

Marvel announced a ton of movies yesterday , revealing the characters who’ll be joining their silver-screen universe over the next five years. Some of the new heroes, however, aren’t as well-known as big-leaguers like Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk. If y…

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Books

Final Hunger Games: Mockingjay Trailer Is All-Out War

Posted October 29, 2014 by Meredith Woerner

And so it begins. The last trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 fans the fires of Panem’s war. We loved, loved, loved Catching Fire, and this movie is by the same director, Francis Lawrence. So we have very high expectations, and so far the…

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The Bachelor Canada Panel: A tale of four cities

Posted October 29, 2014 by Sonya Bell

The Maclean’s Bachelor Panel on the meaning of ‘I love you,’ and other semantics

The post The Bachelor Canada Panel: A tale of four cities appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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Books

Sean Michaels: When the story is stranger than fiction

Posted October 29, 2014 by Michael Barclay

For this Giller shortlisted author, when a true tale is almost unbelievable, perhaps it’s best reimagined as a philosophical love story

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Calvin Harris’ New Album Is Going To Be SO. FRIGGIN’. GOOD.

Posted October 29, 2014 by Melody

It’s been two years since Calvin Harris put out his super successful album 18 Months and next week, the DJ/producer will return with a new batch of songs on Motive that’s bound to make a mark on the charts. We haven’t heard the entire album yet, but we’re willing to wager that Harris will release […]

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Leighton Meester Makes Your Teen Dream Soundtrack – Now On First Spin!

Posted October 29, 2014 by Jessica F

Leighton Meester has carved out a very interesting career path for herself post Gossip Girl. While starring in movies including’ this year’s Toronto International Film Festival opener The Judge, she also hit the stage in the acclaimed Broadway adaptation of Of Mice and Men with James Franco and Chris O’Dowd. Plus, she is continuing her […]

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Daniel Radcliffe Should Quit Acting and Just Rap

Posted October 29, 2014 by Allison

Daniel Radcliff needs to stop acting immediately and become one of the greatest rappers of all time. This is not a statement I make lightly. As a huge Dan Rad fan, I fully realize what a loss he will be to the world of acting with a career change. But some talents are just too […]

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Entertainment

Disney’s Maleficent Blu-ray™ Combo Pack

Posted October 29, 2014 by Elizabeth

MaleficentBlurayCombo copy  Disney’s Maleficent Arrives On Disney Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD & On-Demand Nov. 4, 2014! Disney’s most iconic villain “MALEFICENT” comes to life for all to own, November 4, 2014.  Starring Academy Award®-winning actress Angelina Jolie (Best Supporting Actress, “Girl, Interrupted,” 2000) as Maleficent, this wickedly fun twist on the classic […]

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Climate Change

How the Corporate Media Misleads Us, Intentionally

Posted October 29, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

So, here’s Forbes magazine telling us that the majority of scientists are skeptical about global warming. Hmmm. Well that’s news, for sure. Except it’s a lie. As a phrase, I’d be somewhat more interested in “climate change” or “climate breakdown,” but that’s not all that significant compared to the MASSIVE LIE IN THEIR HEADLINE! <echo> […]

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Your Moral And Intellectual Superiors

Posted October 29, 2014 by kate@smalldeadanimals.com

The @OttawaCitizen marks Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s funeral day by publishing an op-ed by Muslim terrorist Omar Khadr. http://t.co/CAK4KoPq6Y— Ezra Levant (@ezralevant) October 28, 2014…

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Blair Waldorf is married, with child and making music – in case you were wondering

Posted October 28, 2014 by Jes

Taylor Swift released a new album this week…which is all anyone seems to be talking about.Well, you know what – Blair Waldorf ALSO released an album and we need to pause and say hi to her career – which seems to be somewhat in the mist, but you never…

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6 New Music Videos That You MUST Watch This Week

Posted October 28, 2014 by Melody

We know it’s only Tuesday, but there have been so many amazing music videos this week that we absolutely can’t let you continue your week of Halloween prep without watching these following six videos. Take a look below at some videos we’re currently obsessed with and tell us what music videos you can’t stop watching […]

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Japan Finally Lifted Its Notorious ‘No Dancing’ Law

Posted October 28, 2014 by Michelle Lhooq

Japan Finally Lifted Its Notorious ‘No Dancing’ Law

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Alkaline Trio: 18 Years, Eight Albums, Four Nights, and a Ton of Heart Skull Tattoos

Posted October 28, 2014 by Dan Ozzi

Alkaline Trio: 18 Years, Eight Albums, Four Nights, and a Ton of Heart Skull Tattoos

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Marvel Studios Announces the Future of Movies and the World

Posted October 28, 2014 by Jaime Weinman

The world’s leading superhero film producer announces four years’ worth of obscure characters who will soon be popular.

The post Marvel Studios Announces the Future of Movies and the World appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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Ed Sheeran, Lorde, Sam Smith and 8 Other Celebs Who Are Obsessed With Taylor Swift’s 1989

Posted October 28, 2014 by Melody

Taylor Swift’s 1989 came out yesterday and almost immediately, Taylor’s slew of celeb friends took to Twitter and Instagram to express their love for the pop star’s new album. From actors to fellow musicians (not to mention her millions of fans), Taylor was showered with love and praise online. We’ve gathered 11 of Taylor’s biggest […]

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Taylor Swift’s Cat Has 11,000 Followers & What We Learned In Much’s T-Swift Special

Posted October 28, 2014 by Jessica F

Last night, Taylor took over our television sets in Much Presents: Taylor Swift. Now, you can watch the full special online right HERE. If you haven’t watched it yet, take a half hour and do it. Right now. Then come back and read this blog. We learned a lot about Taylor while watching this special […]

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Entertainment

Professional Hockey Players Dress Up As The Cast Of Frozen

Posted October 28, 2014 by Anonymous

Say what you will about Frozen and “Let It Go”, but that movie has made a huge difference in the lives of children everywhere. Case in point, the kids at the Boston Children’s Hospital. Members of the Boston Bruins made […]

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Entertainment

Apps To Up The Fright & Fun This Halloween

Posted October 28, 2014 by Sonya

I don’t know about you but my little one is getting seriously excited for Halloween. The fact that it’s on a Friday makes it even more fun as he knows he can stay up just a bit later with his […]

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Video: “Under The Tide” by CHVRCHES

Posted October 28, 2014 by Chris

Indie Music Filter

“Under The Tide” by CHVRCHES, from their album “The Bones of What You Believe”.

Video: “Under The Tide” by CHVRCHES

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Temptation Island: The Frozen North

Posted October 28, 2014 by MGK

My weekly TV column is up at Torontoist.

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Comics

part eight, page thirty-two

Posted October 28, 2014 by MGK

Click on thumb to see full Our EXTRA-SIZED FINALE ISSUE continues on! As always, you can also go to the dedicated Al’Rashad site.

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Feminism

The Election-Eve Racist, Sexist Attack on Olivia Chow

Posted October 27, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

If this cartoon were published, say, 2 weeks before the election, it would have been debated as a tool of racist, sexist propaganda and yet another blemish on corporate media. Her support would likely have grown after such a brutally immature attack. But because politics is a dirty, disgusting, sociopathic game, it was published the […]

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General

A Halloween Movie Guide For Us Scaredy Cats

Posted October 27, 2014 by Jessica F

Halloween for some may be a time for getting sloshed while wearing regrettable costumes. For others it is about getting scared shitless at a Haunted House or watching a horror movie. For babies like me, it is about engaging in a more tame cinematic tradition; Halloween themed family films. And there are a lot. For […]

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The True Story Behind ‘Monster Mash’

Posted October 27, 2014 by Drew Millard

The True Story Behind ‘Monster Mash’

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A Beat by Beat Review of the Unholy Aphex Twin/Taylor Swift Mashup Album

Posted October 27, 2014 by Anonymous

A Beat by Beat Review of the Unholy Aphex Twin/Taylor Swift Mashup Album

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Zombie Journalists

Posted October 27, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

If you’re wondering what’s contributing to less accountability and more soft fascist, totalitarian government behaviour… Leaked memo confirms that Globe and Mail wants journalists to write advertorials http://canadalandshow.com/article/leaked-memo-confirms-globe-and-mail-wants-journalists-write-advertorials August 28, 2011 Agreeing with Ezra Levant? (6)June 26, 2010 More Despinning the Spin and Chill Around Israel (0)May 7, 2014 Occupy, For Democracy (4)January 21, 2014 […]

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Response to the Response to Renee Zellweger’s Face

Posted October 25, 2014 by Anonymous

It is the ultimate irony that the only part of an event honouring successful women in Hollywood people want to talk about is Renee Zellweger’s face.

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Why Madonna’s Unapologetic ‘Bedtime Stories’ Is Her Most Important Album

Posted October 25, 2014 by Anonymous

Why Madonna’s Unapologetic ‘Bedtime Stories’ Is Her Most Important Album

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Video: “Stay At Mine” by Ken Park

Posted October 24, 2014 by Chris

Indie Music Filter

“Stay At Mine” by Toronto’s Ken Park was directed by Eduardo Sánchez and shot in Barcelona on Ken Park’s summer tour with Phèdre.

Video: “Stay At Mine” by Ken Park

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Kenny G Tried So Hard to Be Inoffensive About Tweeting a Selfie in Hong Kong It’s Offensive

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

Kenny G Tried So Hard to Be Inoffensive About Tweeting a Selfie in Hong Kong It’s Offensive

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Entertainment

Gisele Bundchen Offers Motherhood Advice You Might Agree With

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

Okay, moms. Gisele Bunchen has some advice for you, advice you might hesitate to agree with at first, but let’s hear her out. “It’s very important to nourish yourself, take care of yourself,” the mother of two told the The […]

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