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  • The Big Short plays the underdog while betting on The House

    The Big Short spends most of its running time trying to occupy a moral high ground none of its characters have earned. It talks a good game about challenging assumptions, but ultimately reinforces what we think we already know.


  • The Leftovers Manufactures Meaningless Suspense

    One episode in, The Leftovers is already a slave to the Plot Twist. Even worse, it appears to have done so in the belief that its audience is stupid.


  • Career Politician John Tory criticizes Olivia Chow for being a Career Politician

    In his latest press release, Mayoral candidate Jonn Tory takes aim at Olivia Chow’s history of spending money as a politician. Matt Elliott took a good look at the accuracy of those claims, but the one thing that stood out in Tory’s release is the dreaded accusation that Olivia Chow is a Career Politician. “Toronto needs […]