John Doyle: Why The Deuce is All about Pornography, capitalism and today’s politics

David Simon believes Hillary Clinton was absolutely on point to emphasize that she was “creeped out” by Donald Trump looming behind her and stalking her every move during the second presidential debate this past year. “It was misogyny, pure and simple,” he says. “He had been bullying her, invading her space, treating her in a … [Read more…]

Weishaupt wins show jumping’s biggest purse at CP International in Calgary’s Spruce Meadows

The largest bag in show jumping, a cool $1-million, went to Philipp Weishaupt on Sunday, a German riding LB Convall, who won the CP International in the Spruce Meadows Masters from the narrowest of margins over Portugal’s Luciana Diniz. The victory capped a remarkable turnaround summer for Weishaupt, who came here in June to ride … [Read more…]

Denmark, Leggett Assist Blue Bombers Stop Roughriders’ winning streak

Maurice Leggett has at least three reasons to always remember the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 48-28 victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Saturday. The veteran linebacker returned a punt 97 yards for a touchdown, grabbed an interception and ran 54 yards for a score and had a particular family member watching one of the sold-out audience … [Read more…]

Sarah Gadon tackles a uniquely complex role in Margaret Atwood’s AliasĀ Grace

As a Canadian girl, it is hard to not worship at the altar of Margaret Atwood. But recently, her pre-digital prose has felt like sustenance for a new generation of feminists persisting at a precarious era for women’s rights. Hulu’s tv adaption of Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale has struck a chord, inspiring new dialogue as … [Read more…]

Microsoft pushes AR/VR Attributes with upcoming Windows 10 Upgrade

Microsoft is set to upgrade its flagship operating system to allow the most recent generation of Windows 10 hardware devices and applications to tap virtual and augmented reality, among a selection of new features, executives said Friday. The significant software update, its fourth upgrade, will be offered beginning Oct. 17 to present customers of Windows … [Read more…]