NOW Toronto

Toronto’s best source for alternative culture and news.

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The Toronto International Festival Of Authors is underway, so Norm checks in with Giller-nominated author Jordan Tannahill on his Humber Master Class about writing for the stage, the conversation he’s...
October 22, 2021
Halloween Kills might be a letdown, but NOW’s got you covered as author and Faculty Of Horror co-host Alexandra West joins Norm, Rad and Glenn to trade scary movie recommendations; in the second segme...
October 15, 2021
NOW culture editor Radheyan Simonpillai talks to Danis Goulet about the dystopian thriller imagined in her new thriller Night Raiders, and Norm talks to writer/director Andrew Haigh about bringing a q...
October 8, 2021
NOW culture editor Radheyan Simonpillai and Hollywood Suite’s Alicia Fletcher join Norm to talk about whether the new Bond and Sopranos movies are worth the agita of sitting in the dark with 200 stran...
October 1, 2021
It’s NOW’s fall preview issue, so Norm and culture editor Radheyan Simonpillai talk to Jabbari Weekes, Tichaona Tapambwa and Vanessa Adams about capturing the authentic experience of Black life in Tor...
September 24, 2021
With NOW celebrating its 40th anniversary this month, Norm reaches out to co-founder Michael Hollett and former senior entertainment editor, Susan G. Cole, as well as Tim Redmond, former executive edi...
September 17, 2021
The return of the Toronto International Film Festival gives us an excuse to do a movie-themed episode. Norm and Rad talk to Toronto musician and composer TiKa about StereoVisual, the workshop she’s la...
September 10, 2021
Anti-vaxxers are attacking establishments they perceive as hostile to their cause, sometimes virtually and sometimes in person. Chantecler owner Jacob Wharton-Shukster thinks the advent of vaccine pas...
September 3, 2021
Norm and Rad tackle two very different culture stories this week, discussing OnlyFans’ announcement that it will be banning sexually explicit content -- and its subsequent reversal of that position --...
August 27, 2021
Get in, losers, we’re going to the polls! Fatima Syed, freelance journalist andhost of The Backbench, tells Norm what the federal election is and isn’t saying about Canada’s present and future, and Qu...
August 20, 2021

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