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The Dial-Up: Season 2, Episode 3 – “Women Exist In Real Life!”

Forget DC – we’ve got our own Wonder Women. Peggy and Tzerina run circles around Kobe and Umer about the intersection of feminism with culture, media, high profile rape cases, and your favourite comedians.

The Dial-Up: Season 2, Episode 2 – Girls Run The World!

Join guest hosts Blue Knox and Marina Banister as they celebrate the accomplishments of women around them, and critically analyze social issues that they and their peers still face.

The Dial-Up: Season 2, Episode 1 – New Year, New Tunes

The boys have returned. Umer and Kobe look back at music from 2015, and make predictions about upcoming releases in 2016.

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The 2015 Fall Style Roundup

Before the cold and snow of winter hits, take a retrospective at some of the coolest styles from the fall months.

Liberals Fail To Do Anything Meaningful Today

After being in power for less than 24 hours, Justin Trudeau and the Liberals have failed Canadians by not getting anything done. At all. In 24 hours.

You’re the Issue, and Not Hollywood, or Audiences.

Or Why You All Should’ve Liked Snowpiercer a Hell Of a Lot More When It Came Out

“It Follows” and What Scares Us Today.

In which the STD is a ghost.

“Furious 7” Review

7th time’s the charm?

Sunset Rising’s Summer Movie Preview.

A Humorous Look At the Coming Year in Film.

The Cynical Erosion of Article 9

Back in September, the Japanese government under Shinzo Abe approved changes to Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution. Article 9 itself was introduced after the Second World War, and declared that Japan would give up war as a sovereign right, and it would build no offensive military. It is a bold declaration appearing nowhere else on Earth – it is also under threat. Article 9 was amended to allow Japan to build rudimentary force projection sufficient to assist its allies in other armed conflicts. Japan would not go to war, but in defending the changes, would be able to strengthen its ties to collective security agreements by meaningfully contributing to its allies. Noble goals, except that they betray entirely the underlying principles of Article 9, and start in motion a process that almost inevitably leads to its erosion at the peril of stability in Southeast Asia.

Liberals Fail To Do Anything Meaningful Today

After being in power for less than 24 hours, Justin Trudeau and the Liberals have failed Canadians by not getting anything done. At all. In 24 hours.

For The Love of God, Leave Messi Alone

While it might be convenient to blame the Argentinian captain for his country’s lack of soccer titles, doing so is really just #basic of you.

Rising Sports Podcast Edition 4 (2015!!)

If You’re Listening to This It’s been a week since this was actually recorded yo.

The Dial-Up: Season 2, Episode 3 – “Women Exist In Real Life!”

Forget DC – we’ve got our own Wonder Women. Peggy and Tzerina run circles around Kobe and Umer about the intersection of feminism with culture, media, high profile rape cases, and your favourite comedians.

The Dial-Up: Season 2, Episode 2 – Girls Run The World!

Join guest hosts Blue Knox and Marina Banister as they celebrate the accomplishments of women around them, and critically analyze social issues that they and their peers still face.

The Dial-Up: Season 2, Episode 1 – New Year, New Tunes

The boys have returned. Umer and Kobe look back at music from 2015, and make predictions about upcoming releases in 2016.

The Dial-Up Episode 5: Umer Learns About Football

The Dial Up Episode 4…Where We at?

Because it’s not like you’re doing anything important for an hour. Film, history, and crazy family trees? Hell yeah!