Hatred of Paris Hilton is, one would have thought, a fading phenomenon, but it is taking on a new, furious form as she embarks on a new career
Nov 14, 2014
The ‘academization of writing’ has worked for the poetry industry, why not for mid-list literary writers?
Nov 07, 2014
I have just encountered a product that promises to revolutionize the frustrating umbrella forever
Nov 05, 2014
Successful author Michel Faber packs it in after losing his buffer to the world; but architect Frank Gehry just gives the world the finger
Oct 31, 2014
The pressure to interact with amateur reviewers can lead artists of all kinds to go bat-guano crazy
Oct 24, 2014
The Swedish Academy has somehow managed to make a celebration of literature into a petty slight against U.S. intellectual culture
Oct 17, 2014
Elaborate publicity stunt heralds return of influential yet reclusive electronic artist Aphex Twin
Oct 09, 2014
Canada is a serious nation, and we do not accept that sad can be funny and funny sad
Oct 02, 2014
Eimear McBride’s book. About a girl. Genius, they say. Dark. Weirdly written; syncopated. My stuffybrain gave it a shot
Sep 25, 2014
Interesting, isn’t it, how close those words are etymologically and yet what vastly different aesthetics they represent?
Sep 24, 2014
Russell Smith's most recent novel, Girl Crazy, is currently being adapted for cinema for New Real Films of Toronto. He is a co-founder of the online men's magazine DailyXY.com.