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The Handmaid's Tale has renewed resonance and a new audience video
Margaret Atwood's classic dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale — the one that's required reading in most Canadian schools and that has been banned in some American ones — has given birth to its first television series, set to air in Canada April 30 on Bravo.
Silence of the Lambs director Jonathan Demme dead at 73 video
The Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme is dead at 73. He died after complications from esophageal cancer, said Demme's publicist, Annalee Paulo.
'Putting my guts on the page': Calgary called graphic novel hub by high-profile creators
Calgary has joined Vancouver and Toronto as a hub of creativity in the graphic novel medium, several high-profile content creators and an influential ACAD instructor tell CBC News.
Musicians urge Radiohead to join boycott and scrap Israel show
A number of musicians, activists and artists are encouraging Radiohead to scrap a planned July show in Israel as part of a cultural boycott.
Fake Tragically Hip merchandise claiming to raise funds for cancer research dupes fans online
Tragically Hip guitarist Rob Baker is urging fans to be cautious when buying merchandise that claims to be linked to singer Gord Downie's charity.
As It Happens Owner of Nazi-looted painting pulls artwork from auction
A painting looted by Nazis was up for auction this week in Vienna against the wishes of the original owner's descendants — but the owner of the painting has withdrawn it.
Fox News vehemently denies 'copycat' racial discrimination allegations
An expanded lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Fox News Channel of racial discrimination 'that appears more akin to plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment.'
How a Halifax screenwriter found Genius in Hollywood audio
Noah Pink says becoming the co-creator of the new Albert Einstein television series, Genius, on the National Geographic channel is like a "fairy tale" come true.
Bachelor star Chris Soules released from jail following deadly Iowa crash
Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on The Bachelor two years ago, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of causing a deadly accident and leaving the scene.
Madonna speaks out against biopic
Madonna isn't happy with a new biopic planned on her pre-fame life. The Hollywood Reporter reported Monday that Universal had acquired the rights to Blond Ambition, a script about the singer.