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Meet the Porn Auteurs

"My mentor, who's like this 71-year-old retired pornstar from the 80s — she would always say the best porns come from your own personal sex life"

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The Sun Never Sets on Abtec Island

A shoot 'em up game that runs on emotions and an Indigenous island that runs on memory.

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The Patron Saint of Comics

A hagiography of celebrated publisher Annie Koyama.

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No, However…

Improv’s about saying “yes, and...” to everything. It’s about building a limitless environment for playful and absurd moments to surface organically—but when your boundaries are crossed, how do you push back?

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Aliya Does Improv

Saying yes to everything is an excellent approach to improvisation, but it's a terrible idea in life. So what happens when worlds collide?

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Lido Pimienta’s Next Baby

"I see my goals and the things that I want so clear that if I'm not texting with Solange regularly, I'm nobody."

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Sexcoven

The story of Sexcoven.mp3, a 6-hour atonal drone track that got teenagers high in the late nineties.

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Cadence Weapon and The Black Experience in Sound

Cadence Weapon was a nineteen-year-old in Edmonton, battle rapping on the internet when he released his first mixtape, Breaking Kayfabe. He wanted to make “the most fucked up rap anyone’s ever heard.” And it was. It got him a record deal with a major American label, and helped bring Canada’s rap underground to light.  Since … Continued

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Music for Plants and the People Who Love Them

At the height of the New Age movement, there was a lot of music for plants. But there was only one Plantasia.

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The Man Who Scored the World

The story of the most innovative instrument of the 20th century, and the Maritimer who invented its sound.

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