Books tagged: Media Studies

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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

It Doesn’t Suck

By Adam Nayman

A new edition of the first book in the acclaimed Pop Classics series

The Worst. Movie. Ever. is a masterpiece. Seriously. Enough time has passed since Showgirls flopped spectacularly that it’s time for a good hard look back at the sequined spectacle. A salvage operation on a ... Read more

Living the Dream

By Susan Janic

?Miley Cyrus, the daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, persisted in auditioning for the Hannah Montana role, was consistently turned away but nonetheless kept picking herself up, dusting herself off and trying again. And that persistence paid off. Miley was cast as Hannah ... Read more

Most Dramatic Ever

By Suzannah Showler

 

The right reasons to fall in love with The Bachelor

When it debuted in 2002, The Bachelor raised the stakes of first-wave reality television, offering the ultimate prize: true love. Since then, thrice yearly, dozens of camera-ready young-and-eligibles have vied for affection ... Read more

Next Big Thing

Edited by Philip Lee

Canadian journalist and political insider Dalton Camp left behind a powerful legacy, including books, essays, and newspaper columns on Canadian politics and public policy.

To both celebrate his career and continue his passionate efforts to encourage and support the practice ... Read more

Restoring Democracy in an Age of Populists and Pestilence

By Jonathan Manthorpe

“This global affairs veteran has carved out a solid, mature path, including for ‘flawed democracies’ like the U. S. We’d all be wise to follow. ” — Vancouver Sun
From the author of the Claws of the Panda, a Globe and Mail bestseller, Restoring Democracy is quite ... Read more

Restoring Democracy in an Age of Populists and Pestilence

By Jonathan Manthorpe

“This global affairs veteran has carved out a solid, mature path, including for ‘flawed democracies’ like the U. S. We’d all be wise to follow. ” — Vancouver Sun

From the author of the Claws of the Panda, a Globe and Mail bestseller, Restoring Democracy is quite literally ... Read more

Secret Life

By Kevin Donovan

It began as rumours. Whispers at dinner parties. Warnings about bad dates with a Canadian celebrity. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, superstar CBC broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi revealed his interest in "rough sex" in a long Facebook post, and a scandal of unprecedented scale descended ... Read more