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DYNASTIES #4- The Rizzutos

November 12, 2019

The Rizzutos are Canada’s first family of crime. For decades, they dominated Montreal’s underworld with an iron fist. With the help of corrupt politicians and police officers, the Rizzutos built one of the most fearsome and lucrative criminal enterprises this country has ever seen. Their reign was long and bloody. But their fall was even more gruesome.

Meet the Porn Auteurs

May 24, 2018

“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”

How A False News Report Sparked An Islamophobic Backlash In Quebec

December 21, 2017

“I don’t care if it’s true or not,” said one protester outside the mosque

Out Of My Depth With Adam Gopnik

October 30, 2017

Adam Gopnik lived out a certain Canadian fantasy. He left the country and became a prominent New York intellectual.

The Heart Says No

June 22, 2017

In the new season of The Heart podcast, Kaitlin Prest gets men to open up about that time when they didn’t get consent, but did it anyway. We ask how she pulled it off.

The Surveillance of Patrick Lagacé

November 14, 2016

La Presse journalist Patrick Lagacé tells all about why the Montreal police spied on him and other journalists, and why the free press is under attack.

Happy Lucky Accident Stories

October 26, 2016

Walter Scott doodles on a napkin and gets big in Japan. Mike Carrozza breaks down the bear joke. Anni Spadafora unlearns music. Mister Quickly, Amazon’s greatest wit, revealed.

My Socalled Friend

May 31, 2015

Josh Dolgin is one of Canada’s most idiosyncratic talents. He is a rapper, a producer, an accordian player, a magician, a cartoonist, a puppeteer, and a cook book author. He is also Jesse’s former creative partner, and this conversation should probably have taken place in private, if at all.

Ricochet: crowdfunding the Next Journalism

June 1, 2014

A people-powered journalism startup from Montreal has quickly earned the support of hundreds of backers. So what is Ricochet and who’s paying for it? Editor Ethan Cox explains.

VICE: an oral history

February 3, 2014

VICE’s Montreal origin, remembered by those who were there

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