The origins of the title “Is This Thing On?” explained.
Gus gives us the 411 on everything best and worst this week. Bests include: being a Dufour-Lapointe girls. Worsts include six more weeks of winter.
The pendulum of device development swings in favour of devices that do one thing well, rather than a multi-function device that does everything mediocrely
Montrealers have plenty to be afraid of. Seems like a mormon zombie apocalypse is in our near future. Or is that just toxic scum come to life from the bottom of an Oasis juice box?
Don’t run out to buy a shiny new gadget of home automation until you’ve considered its more sinister side.
A few thoughts on the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
It’s easier to deal with hecklers when you’re the host and the heckler has comedic ambitions of his own.
Gus takes a trip around the world with Quebeckers discussing highlights of their trip to Morocco and the Prime Minister visiting Israel. But it’s the wild English beaver that really has his attention.
Don’t harbor illegal monkeys up your rectum. However, you can probably harbor guinea pigs, tartar, newly-appointed Cardinals, concrete, the Transport Minister.
Carrozza is not homocomedic. He bats for many genres of comedy, including story-telling.
Ice climbing might not be the spectator sport it hopes to be, but two penises are. Also, the latest on the Value Charter and why we should all move to Denver.
The latest news and happenings in Montreal and Quebec politics. This week — the bitter cold and a video of a police officer threatening a homeless guy in shorts. At least it wasn’t Disney Princess Lingerie.
A tale in which our fearless columnist describes a heckling incident and explains why heckling sucks, no matter what reason is claimed.
17-years-young Youssra Koudia made the brave decision to study in Canada. Leaving her family behind almost made her change her mind.
Introducing Mike “hugs and disses” Carrozza’s new meta-column on comedy “Is This Thing On?” Take it away Mike…
Beyoncé’s unpublicized release of The Visual Album shows off her marketing genius, but is the message in the accompanying videos a feminist one?
(Sub)-urbanite Isabelle Schumacher tries her hand at organic farming for the first time and learns that Gatorade can be as useful as a hoe.
A hack to help beat paying for parking meters in Montreal.