Beloved TikTok artist The Knitting Guy finally visits Toronto with matching sweater

Beloved TikTok artist The Knitting Guy finally visits Toronto with matching sweater

It’s finally happened. Sam Barsky has sewn a sweater with the Toronto skyline! The beloved knitting artist who is known for his eclectic medium and hundreds of beautiful sweater was in the city this week. If you’re a TikTok regular, there’s a good chance you’ve seen some of Barsky’s videos or work. The joyous knitter is … Read more

Lisa Kudrow on lack of diveristy in the Friends cast

Lisa Kudrow on lack of diveristy in the Friends cast

David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow, and Matt LeBlancPhoto: Getty Images Ah, Friends. To some, it’s the greatest show of all time. To others, it’s just The Office for geriatric millennials who started receiving AARP fliers in their late 20s. One thing it’s not is a bastion of cultural diversity. The … Read more

DR. ROBERT WALLACE: Never judge a book (or person) by the cover | News

DR. ROBERT WALLACE: Never judge a book (or person) by the cover | News

DR. WALLACE: I’m a girl who just finished high school and unfortunately experienced a bad breakup right after we graduated. I’d been with the same guy for a year and a half, and we looked perfect together! He was a big, handsome and successful athlete at our high school, and I was a cheerleader there … Read more

The Simpsons Movie, Now 15 Years Old, Was Always a Sure Thing

The Simpsons Movie, Now 15 Years Old, Was Always a Sure Thing

Image: Disney/20th Century Studios Is there a family in media who’s persisted quite so much as The Simpsons? Matt Groening’s five-person (and one dog!) family of yellow oddballs has been going on strong since 1989, as long as some of our parents have been married, if not alive altogether. Depending on who you are, time … Read more

NHS braces for disruption to patients caused by rail strike

NHS braces for disruption to patients caused by rail strike

T he NHS “remains open”, leading medics have said as the health service prepares for disruption caused by rail strikes. Patients have been urged to plan ahead for appointments. And hospitals have made arrangements to ensure staff will be on site, including setting up park-and-ride services and taxi-sharing facilities. The strikes could have a particular … Read more

The Bookworm Sez: Learn valuable lessons through this book | Lifestyles

The Bookworm Sez: Learn valuable lessons through this book | Lifestyles

The guy on the opposing side is many times your weight and more than twice your girth. He’s not happy, either. He’s snorting and huffing and pacing, eyes wild, and he might lash out at any minute. Thing is, you have to work with this guy, so there’s gotta be a way to get him … Read more

Toronto Raptors’ comeback plan, grandest in NBA history, foiled just as it was beginning to feel possible

Toronto Raptors’ comeback plan, grandest in NBA history, foiled just as it was beginning to feel possible

Chris Boucher #25 of the Toronto Raptors pulls down a rebound during the second half of Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Philadelphia 76ers at Scotiabank Arena on April 28, 2022, in Toronto.COLE BURSTON/Getty Images It’s hard to say exactly when it was over, but it was long before it ended. … Read more

Free Guy Is Really About the Game Industry Unionizing

Free Guy Is Really About the Game Industry Unionizing

There’s a misunderstanding in many entertainment industries that because your company produces something cool, you must love to do it. Well, “misunderstanding” might be a stretch, because a lot of folks who work in high-visibility, high-demand industries like video games, publishing, and filmmaking actually do love their products. But that shouldn’t mean the companies they … Read more

10 2021 genre that should have been Oscar-nominated

10 2021 genre that should have been Oscar-nominated

Ordinary io9 readers might be scratching their heads at this, completely intentional pun. You can see James Van’s lovely horror movie was listed as among the WORST on our end of year list, despite me personally campaigning for it to be on the BEST side. Well, then-editor drew rank because she hated it but she … Read more