Ain’t No Place for a Hero
By Kaitlin Tremblay
A deep dive into the groundbreaking and bestselling video game series
The critically acclaimed first-person shooter franchise Borderlands knows it’s ridiculous. It’s a badge of pride. After all, Borderlands 2 was promoted with the tagline “87 bazillion guns just got bazillionder. ... Read more
Compiled by Paul 107
This is no art-gallery graffiti. Going all-city is about leaving your mark, taking space, and then taking more. Featuring stunning photographs and interviews with legendary graffiti writers from around the world, All-City takes an inside look at the lives, motives, tools, and ... Read more
Everything Remains Raw
By Mark V. Campbell
Before there was Drake, there was The 6. The genesis and rise of Toronto's Hip Hop culture.
Amongst the algorithmic pulsations that remap informational networks at the whim of any giant tech company, hip hop culture produces ways of knowing (and being in) the world that continually ... Read more
By David Weitzner
Prescriptions for imaginative living in today’s noisy and ever-narrowing world
Our social conversation has gone awry. We have allowed the wrong people to lay claim to substantial amounts of social, political and economic power, leaving many of us to feel left out, left behind ... Read more
By Mendelson Joe
Preface by Gary Michael Dault
Among many things, Mendelson Joe is a political activist. And he’s a painter. So it was inevitable that he would express his activism through a series of portraits of politicians.
Here we have George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice, Bill Clinton ... Read more
By Tom Smart
Tom Smart's Palookaville: Seth and the Art of Graphic Autobiography examines the construction self-identity and the wafer-thin distinction between fiction and autobiography in Canadian cartoonist Seth's Palookaville series of graphic novels.
By Robert Enright
In these thirty-two informed and considered interviews, the most influential artists of our time travel through memory and imagination to consider and discuss their lives, their art, and their place in the world. Robert Enright takes us into the environments, both imaginative ... Read more
The Truth About Facts
By Bart Vautour
An A-to-Z compendium that finds the wonder in information overload.
The Truth About Facts makes intimate the seeming noise of information and facts by using the tradition of the alphabet book to get back to basics: to make room for wonder, devotion, and a reinvigorated role for ... Read more