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Gord Downie memorial: Fans in Kingston belt ‘Ahead by a Century’

Following news of Gord Downie's death, Tragically Hip fans gathered and belted "Ahead by a Century" in the late singer's ho...

MacLean's
Hear Feist's Heartfelt Cover of Gord Downie's 'The Stranger'

Feist has unveiled a touching cover of Gord Downie's "The Stranger," in tribute to the Tragically Hip frontman, who died on...

Rolling Stone
Is Trump Helping to Free American Hostages Worldwide?

David Rohde on the freeing of a family held hostage by the Taliban, and on Donald Trump’s approach to Americans kidnapped by terrorists or foreign governments...

The New Yorker
Waiting for the “Trump Slump” in the Stock Market

John Cassidy writes about the bullish stock market under Donald Trump so far, and how past precedent indicates that a "Trump Slump” could be on the way...

The New Yorker
Hear Maroon 5's Reflective Song 'Whiskey' With A$AP Rocky

Maroon 5 have unveiled new song "Whiskey," which features A$AP Rocky. The song hails from their forthcoming sixth studio album, This article...

Rolling Stone
The Rohingya’s Desperate Journey Out of Myanmar

David Rohde writes about the photojournalist Moises Saman’s images documenting the conditions that Rohingya refugees are enduring in Bangladesh after fleeing Myanmar...

The New Yorker
Donald Trump’s Unseemly Condolence-Call Bragging Game

Amy Davidson Sorkin on Donald Trump’s bragging about his condolence call to the wife of Sergeant La David T. Johnson, who was killed in Niger...

The New Yorker
The Atlantic Daily: Messaging Concerns

What We’re FollowingPresidential Messages: President Trump’s responses to the deaths of servicemembers are under scrutiny after he boasted he was more conscientious about...

The Atlantic
China vs. America in a Financial Game of 'Risk'

In late 2010, Sri Lanka inaugurated a new $1.3 billion deep-sea port in Hambantota, on the Indian Ocean island nation’s southern coast. More than 80 percent of financing for...

The Atlantic
Trump's Unforced Error

The question to President Trump on Monday sounded relatively innocuous: “Why haven't we heard anything from you so far about the soldiers that were killed in Ni...

The Atlantic
Thinking of Richard Wilbur and Molière While Listening to Emmanuel Macron

Adam Gopnik writes about Richard Wilbur, Molière, and the inspiration behind French President Emmanuel Macron’s social policy...

The New Yorker
The Chickens and the Bulls

The rise and fall of the “most far-flung, most organized, and most brazen example of homosexual extortion in the nation’s history.”...

Longform
The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Schrödinger’s Endorsement

Today in 5 LinesPresident Trump criticized a new bipartisan deal aimed at stabilizing Obamacare exchanges, a day after he publicly praised the proposal. Trump disputed an acco...

The Atlantic
Carla Bruni on fashion, feminism, and being a political first lady

In a wide-ranging Q&A, the French singer, model and former first lady of France discusses her activism and the complexities of being a political wife The post...

MacLean's
Kevin Smith Donating Residuals from Weinstein-Made Movies to Women in Film

Kevin Smith's allegiance to Harvey Weinstein dissolved earlier this month amid reports that the now-disgraced movie mogul had sexually assaulted or harassed d...

Rolling Stone
Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico’s Neo-Colonial Legacy

Jon Lee Anderson on life in the Puerto Rican town of Aibonito and how its residents are coping in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria...

The New Yorker
Gord Downie: Watch a special, two-hour tribute

Starting 5 pm ET, CityNews is crossing the country to speak to Canadians about what the Tragically Hip and its iconic frontman meant to them The post Gord Downie: Watch a spec...

MacLean's
Why Trump Has Nothing to Say About ISIS

Raqqa, the Islamic State's capital city, has fallen.The battle began in July, when a Kurdish-led militia backed by the United States attacked from the north a...

Rolling Stone
China's Plan to Buy Influence and Undermine Democracy

Along a major tributary of the Mekong River in northeastern Cambodia sits the newly opened Lower Sesan II Dam hydropower plant. The 400-megawatt dam will produce badly needed...

The Atlantic
How China Buys Influence in Southeast Asia

Along a major tributary of the Mekong River in northeastern Cambodia sits the newly opened Lower Sesan II Dam hydropower plant. The 400-megawatt dam will produce badly needed...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic Promotes Sarah Yager to Deputy Executive Editor and Adrienne Green to Managing Editor

Washington, D.C. (October 18, 2017)—The Atlantic’s Editor in Chief Jeffrey Goldberg announced today two promotions to the editorial leadership of The Atlantic. Sarah Yager...

The Atlantic
'Only the Brave' Review: Josh Brolin & Co. Bring Heat, Humanity to Firefighter Drama

If you've been to the movies any time over the last century, you're familiar with men like Eric Marsh. They're hard-ass guys...

Rolling Stone
Your Bones Live On Without You

A skeleton is a human being in its most naked form. A life stripped down to its essence. As the foundation of our bodies—indeed, of our very being—skeletons provoke equal...

The Atlantic
#BalanceTonPorc Is France's #MeToo

PARIS — My adopted home is the land of the shoulder shrug, of the insouciant “bof,” of a “these-things-happen” cynicism—a place where there’s a small industry of...

The Atlantic
Giant cranes lift stranded Via Rail cars as Churchill struggles without rail line

Flooding in May left a Via Rail train stranded in Churchill, Man. It's been collected by a ship, but the rail line—the town’s main link to other communities...

MacLean's
“Rick and Morty” Is Just the Show We Need for the American Apocalypse

Troy Patterson reviews the Adult Swim series “Rick and Morty,” co-created by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, and examines its McDonald’s Szechuan-sauce tie-in...

The New Yorker
'American Horror Story' Inspired Australian Woman to Kill Her Grandfather

An Australian woman who has been accused of stabbing her grandfather and then letting him bleed to death in his kitchen as she washed the dishes claims that American Horror St...

Rolling Stone
Chris Cornell, Dave Grohl Donate Items to Unique Addiction Recovery Fund

Chris Cornell, Elton John, Dave Grohl, Iggy Pop and former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic are among the high-profile musicians who donated personal items used to create a uni...

Rolling Stone
Why Gladue has not lived up to its promise for Indigenous justice

Across the country, Gladue rights for Indigenous offenders are being ignored, underfunded or flat-out denied The post Why Gladue has not lived up to its promise for Indigenous...

MacLean's
Where the Opioids Go

The rate of death from opioid overdoses in the United States has more than doubled over the past decade. Amid a deluge of reports on the national crisis, it’s easy to lose s...

The Atlantic
How the Burmese Military Endeared Itself to the World

In recent weeks, nations around the world have laid into Burma’s military, which has overseen a massive campaign of violence in Rakhine State against the Rohingya, a Muslim...

The Atlantic
The Failed Logic of Bringing Burma's Army in From the Cold

In recent weeks, nations around the world have laid into Burma’s military, which has overseen a massive campaign of violence in Rakhine State against the Rohingya, a Muslim...

The Atlantic
Thelonious Monk's Quiet, Slow Conquest of the World

The peak of Thelonious Monk’s fame came in 1964, in his 47th year, when his painted portrait—dourly glowering or shyly guarded, depending on the beholder—improbably grac...

The Atlantic
Hip-Hop's 'Rockstar' Moment Gets Its No. 1 Hit

In the history of the Billboard Hot 100, the word “rock” has appeared in the names of 12 No. 1 songs, from Elton John’s “Crocodile Rock” in 1973 to Joan Jett &am...

The Atlantic
A Montreal hockey dynasty’s forgotten champions

Among the last of a mighty team, these two prairie boys named Paul now live in anonymity in Barrie, Ont. The post A Montreal hockey dynasty’s forgotten champ...

MacLean's
Trump Criticizes NFL for Not Forcing Players to Stand for National Anthem

During Tuesday's meeting with owners and players, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league didn't ask for a commitment from players to...

Rolling Stone
Miley Cyrus, Adanowsky, and More: What We’re Listening to This Week

New Yorker writers Carrie Battan, Nick Paumgarten, Amanda Petrusich, and Jonathan Blitzer share their musical musings on Cyrus’s “Younger Now,” Adanowsky, and more...

The New Yorker
Las Vegas Cab Driver on How City is Surviving

This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Las Vegas Cab Driver on How City is Surviving...

Rolling Stone
The End: Betiana Namambwe Mubili, 1988-2017

She was a risk-taker always up for something new. After a tour in Afghanistan as a medic, she was set to start nursing school. The post The End: Betiana Namambwe Mubili, 1988...

MacLean's
Studying the Arctic Wildlife of Russia's Wrangel Island

High in the Russian Far East, in the Arctic Ocean, lies Wrangel Island, a harsh landscape that supports a surprisingly diverse ecosystem. Wrangel, about the same size as Yello...

The Atlantic
George Saunders on How to Tell a Great Story

Yesterday, George Saunders experienced a striking win: he was awarded the Man Booker Prize for the second year in a row. In this video by Redglass Pictures, Saunders reveals h...

The Atlantic
Puerto Rico's Environmental Catastrophe

ARECIBO, P.R.—“There’s no way there were just 45 deaths,” said Myrna Conty, an environmental activist whose work takes her regularly across the most remote parts of th...

The Atlantic
How Legal Agreements Can Silence Victims of Workplace Sexual Assault

On October 5, The New York Times detailed the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s alleged decades-long campaign of buying sexual harassment victims’ silence through nond...

The Atlantic
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and the Quiet Brotherhood of the N.B.A.

Vinson Cunningham writes about the N.B.A. season-opening basketball game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics, in which Gordon Hayward suffered a gruesome in...

The New Yorker
Hear Weezer's Effervescent New Song 'Happy Hour'

Weezer released an effervescent new song "Happy Hour," another track from the band's upcoming new album, Pa...

Rolling Stone
Flowers Have Secret Blue Halos That Bumblebees Can See

Roses are red, violets are blue. Except they’re not. They’re, er, violet.True blue flowers are exceedingly rare, and not for lack of effort. Plant breeders have repeatedly...

The Atlantic
Daily Cartoon: Wednesday, October 18th

Jeremy Nguyen’s Daily Cartoon goes trick-or-treating on Pennsylvania Avenue...

The New Yorker
Ed Sheeran Cancels Tour Dates After Injuring Arms in Bike Accident

Ed Sheeran canceled numerous tour dates two days after fracturing his right wrist and left elbow due to a bicycle accident in London. The sin...

Rolling Stone
The Federal Jail Blocking Some Inmates' Kids From Visiting

PHILADELPHIA—During the 15 months that Allen Woods has been held, awaiting trial, at a federal detention center downtown, he has only seen his six-year-old son once. This ha...

The Atlantic
See First Trailer for Louis C.K.'s Woody Allen-Esque 'I Love You, Daddy'

Louis C.K. has unveiled the first trailer for his upcoming comedy-drama I Love You, Daddy, the Louie star's first feature film as director in...

Rolling Stone
Longform Podcast #266: Patricia Bosworth

Patricia Bosworth is a journalist and biographer. Her latest book is The Men in My Life. “The [acting] rejections are hellish and ghastly. At least they were to me. And I g...

Longform
Watch Julianne Moore's 'Reject the NRA' PSA With Emma Stone, Melissa McCarthy

Julianne Moore's new #RejectTheNRA Public Service Announcement urges people to send a text message "REJECT"...

Rolling Stone
Review: St. Vincent Bites Back on Pop-Indebted 'Masseduction'

"The void is back and unblinking," Annie Clark sings with icy vulnerability above a tendril of a synth note that floats in waves beneath Mass...

Rolling Stone
Watch Method Man in Gritty New Video for Wu-Tang-Related LP

Method Man holds court on the street corner in the gritty combo video for "If Time Is Money (Fly Navigation)" and "Hood Go B...

Rolling Stone
Why Is Sun Ra Suddenly Having His Moment?

Onstage at New York's Radio City Music Hall earlier this month, Solange, still touring behind her momentous 2016 album, A Seat at the Table, was flanked by tw...

Rolling Stone
Donald Trump's Obamacare Whiplash

On Wednesday morning, another leading Republican senator suffered an injury that has struck lawmakers throughout the Capitol in the last nine months: presidential policy whipl...

The Atlantic
What Would Happen If a Hurricane Hit an Erupting Volcano?

In addition to the cars flipped, the roofs collapsed, and the streets flooded, this season’s unprecedented string of devastating hurricanes also hit a much grander target: a...

The Atlantic
Why Does the Stock Market Keep Going Up?

Two things have been true so far in 2017: The news cycle keeps spiraling downward, and the stock market keeps going up.Consider a brief review of the year’s chaos. In domest...

The Atlantic
Lena Headey of 'Game of Thrones' Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment

Game of Thrones star Lena Headey added her name to the growing roster of famous actresses coming forward about their alleged encounters with disgraced producer Harvey Weinstei...

Rolling Stone
Sam Shepard's Final Work 'Spy of the First Person' Sets Publish Date

Playwright-actor Sam Shepard's final work, Spy of the First Person, will be published this December, five months after his death from ALS complications.The fi...

Rolling Stone
Me too: It’s not just Hollywood, it’s Canada

Leah McLaren: This is not a witch hunt, it's the truth. Sexual harassment is dangerous and ubiquitous in Canada and it's not going away. The post Me...

MacLean's
'President Trump Did Disrespect My Son'

Thirteen days after Sergeant La David Johnson was killed in Niger, and a day after Donald Trump boasted about his actions to console grieving families in contrast to his prede...

The Atlantic
Trudeau makes emotional statement about death of Gord Downie

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made an emotional statement on the passing of “his buddy Gord” Wednesday morning, saying “we lost one of the best of us." The...

MacLean's
Tearful Trudeau makes emotional statement about death of Gord Downie

Watch Justin Trudeau's heartfelt statement about the death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie. The prime minister says he has drawn “inspiration and strengt...

MacLean's
Tearful Trudeau makes emotional statement about Gord Downie’s death

Watch Justin Trudeau's heartfelt statement about the death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie. The prime minister says he has drawn “inspiration and strengt...

MacLean's
America Has Become Dispensable in Iraq

“When the fighting breaks out between Arabs and Kurds, whose side will the Americans be on?” This was the message that Masoud Barzani, the president of the Kurdistan Regio...

The Atlantic
Peter Wolf on the Time He Turned Down Tom Petty's 'Don't Do Me Like That'

"To be on this last tour was such a thrill," singer Peter Wolf of the J. Geils Band said, reflecting on his working vacation this past summer...

Rolling Stone
Why Parents Make Flawed Choices About Their Kids' Schooling

A person trying to choose their next set of wheels might see that car A made it farther than car B in a road test and assume it gets better gas mileage. But that’s only true...

The Atlantic
Can Parents Really Pick the Best Schools for Their Kids?

A person trying to choose their next set of wheels might see that car A made it farther than car B in a road test and assume it gets better gas mileage. But that’s only true...

The Atlantic
Are the Health Plans Trump Promoted Any Good?

What if there was a way to get much cheaper health insurance, anytime you want, without paying the Obamacare penalty?The executive order President Trump signed last week might...

The Atlantic
Gord Downie remembered: Tributes to the Tragically Hip frontman

Canadians remember the life and influence of the iconic artist The post Gord Downie remembered: Tributes to the Tragically Hip frontman appeared first on Macleans.ca...

MacLean's
Bruce Springsteen Remembers Tom Petty

"Of course, you're shocked," Bruce Springsteen said two days after he dedicated the first preview performance of his New Yor...

Rolling Stone
Ted Danson Has Been Tormenting Larry David for Twenty-Five Years

Ian Crouch writes about the new season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” in which Ted Danson and Larry David continue their fictional feud dating from the days of “Seinfield....

The New Yorker
Ricky Gervais Preps Eclectic SiriusXM Radio Show

Ricky Gervais will host eclectic conversations about music, science, art and ethics on his new SiriusXM radio show, "Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius.&a...

Rolling Stone
What America Is Losing as Its Small Towns Struggle

Seventy-five years ago, The Atlantic published an essay by a man named Arthur Morgan. The essay, “The Community—The Seed Bed of Society,” appeared in the February 1942 i...

The Atlantic
See Black Sabbath's Emotional 'Paranoid' From Final Concert

Black Sabbath perform the classic song "Paranoid" at their last concert ever in this clip from The End of the End, the concert film that docu...

Rolling Stone
Post Malone’s “Rockstar” And YouTube’s Value Gap

Matthew Trammell writes about how Post Malone’s ”Rockstar” used YouTube to reach No. 1 on the Top 100...

The New Yorker
Fear of a Female Genius

On Joni Mitchell and canons...

Longform
Gord Downie’s most memorable quotes

Gord Downie had a way with words. Here are some quotes to remember from the late Tragically Hip frontman, who passed away last night after a months-long battle with cancer. Th...

MacLean's
At the Communist Party Congress, Xi Jinping Plays the Emperor

Jiayang Fan writes about the emerging power of Chinese President Xi Jinping at the 19th Communist Party Congress...

The New Yorker
George Saunders's Striking Man Booker Win

For the second time in two years, an American has won one of the most prestigious global awards in literature. At a ceremony in London on Tuesday night, George Saunders accept...

The Atlantic
Watch Fifth Harmony's Vibrant 'He Like That' Performance on 'Kimmel'

Fifth Harmony lit up Tuesday's Jimmy Kimmel Live! with a soulful version of their hit "He Like That." The g...

Rolling Stone
Maclean’s University Guide 2018: Build Your Own Ranking

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MacLean's
Gord Downie: Canada’s humble genius

The Hockey Night in Canada host recalls his encounters with the Tragically Hip frontman during that iconic final tour The post Gord Downie: Canada’s humble g...

MacLean's
Gord Downie: A timeline of his life and work

Gord Downie’s life spanned music, poetry, fiction, activism and more. Here are some significant moments from his life and career. The post Gord Downie: A timeline of his lif...

MacLean's
Ron MacLean on the original genius of Gord Downie

The Hockey Night in Canada host recalls his encounters with the Tragically Hip frontman during that iconic final tour The post Ron MacLean on the original genius of Gord Downi...

MacLean's
Tragically Hip's Gord Downie Dead at 53

Gord Downie, the lead singer for the beloved Canadian alt-rock band the Tragically Hip, died Tuesday at the age of 53. The cause was terminal brain cancer.&am...

Rolling Stone
Remembering the life and legacy of Gord Downie (1964 – 2017)

The frontman of The Tragically Hip was an indelible presence on the Canadian cultural landscape The post Remembering the life and legacy of Gord Downie (1964 – 2017) appeare...

MacLean's
Gord Downie (1964–2017): A Life in Pictures

As a musician, as an author and as an activist, The Tragically Hip front man Gord Downie was an electric presence on- and off-stage The post Gord Downie (1964–2017): A Life...

MacLean's
How to survive a kidnapping — when you’re the victim’s mom

Lorinda Stewart worked for 460 days to secure her daughter's release from Somali kidnappers. But life afterwards wasn't the happy ending she imagined...

MacLean's
The Populist Right Tears Down a Press It Can't Replace

Last week, the New York Times and The New Yorker published multiple allegations of abhorrent sexual misconduct against the movie producer Harvey Weinstein, drawing on years of...

The Atlantic
Remembering Tom Petty, 1950-2017

This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Remembering Tom Petty, 1950-2017...

Rolling Stone
Inside a Secretive Group Where Women Are Branded

The Nxivm initiation was supposed to open up a secret sisterhood. After giving up compromising photographs to the recruiter “master,” each woman was expecting a tattoo. In...

Longform
How Did You Afford That Place?

Will McPhail humorously imagines how the residents of an apartment building afford to live there...

The New Yorker
The Student Whose Silence Transformed My Teaching

This is the ninth installment in an audio series called What My Students Taught Me. Each episode features a teacher reflecting on a particularly challenging student, in counte...

The Atlantic
How the Blowup of Obamacare Affects the People on It

Last week President Trump triumphantly tweeted, “Money pouring into Insurance Companies profits, under the guise of ObamaCare, is over.” He was celebrating the fact that h...

The Atlantic
How Will the Boy Scouts' Decision Affect the Girl Scouts?

Last week, the Boy Scouts of America announced it would reverse its century-old policy of no girls allowed—and the Girl Scouts aren’t happy.“Why not ask us how we could...

The Atlantic
Is Obama's Foreign-Policy Legacy Disappearing?

When Donald Trump last week opted to decertify the nuclear agreement that Barack Obama forged with Iran, it appeared to fit a pattern in the president’s emerging foreign pol...

The Atlantic
Why Rachel Notley will need an even bigger miracle to win again

The longer the Alberta NDP are in power, the harder it will be to repeat the shocking victory that won them the province The post Why Rachel Notley will need an even bigger mi...

MacLean's
Charles Simic Reads Sharon Olds

Charles Simic joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Sharon Olds’s poem “Her Birthday as Ashes in Seawater” and his own poem “The Infinite.”...

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