Anne T. Donahue

Anne T. Donahue is a writer and person from Cambridge, Ontario. You can buy her first book, Nobody Cares, right now and wherever you typically buy them. She just asks that you read this piece first.

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What we can learn from the forced closeness of Schitt's Creek

At no point in my adult life did I think I’d share anything with a family who, well, wasn’t real. But then the pandemic hit.

Why did it take us so long to finally apologize to Britney Spears?

We've all been complicit in tearing down celebrities and relishing their suffering. It's time to take a hard look in the mirror.

How The Silence of the Lambs paved the way for our obsession with true crime

The landmark 1991 film traded horror's usual jump scares for a quiet ominousness and a focus on darkly fascinating details.

The unparalleled, decade-defining chaos of the 2001 Super Bowl halftime show

The dizzying mash-up of artists (including Britney Spears, Aerosmith, Nelly, *NSYNC, and Mary J. Blige) set the tone for 2000s pop culture.

10 movies to transport you back to 2001

Take a 2001 escape odyssey with these movies that will make you temporarily forget 2021.

CBC Arts columnists survey the year in Black arts, queer culture and the warm bath of nostalgia

We asked Amanda Parris, Peter Knegt and Anne T. Donahue to pick their best of the worst year.
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The good, the bad and the trashy: The pop culture viewing that helped us escape 2020

From Real Housewives to real depression, Anne T. Donahue and Peter Knegt dare to take a look back.

You're not replaceable: What Toy Story can teach us about surviving the gig economy

25 years after it redefined animated films, the Pixar classic still holds some surprisingly relevant lessons.
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Winona forever: Why the legendary Ms. Ryder deserves to be celebrated now and always

In honour of her 49th birthday, Anne T. Donahue and Peter Knegt praise be our favourite girl, uninterrupted.

All the women who independent: How Charlie's Angels celebrated finding your own unique feminism

Throw your hands up at Anne T. Donahue's revisiting of the film 20 years later.