Katie Heindl
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Katie is an author and writer living in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @wtevs

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Declining Your Vote Is a Waste of Time

(51) Comments | Posted June 12, 2014 | 11:42 AM

The newest hot trend in the trying-so-hard-not-to-expend-one-iota-of-independent-self-guided-research crowd is declining your vote.

In less than 24 hours all manner of articles have sprung up that read like the person writing them caught a case of spontaneous narcolepsy when forced to talk about the election. Nobody is going to argue...

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Blaming the Suburbs for Rob Ford Is Stupid and Entitled

(51) Comments | Posted November 7, 2013 | 12:13 PM

It seems now's the time everyone in Toronto is looking for a scapegoat and if you've a basic memory for patterns you'll recognize that once again, this choice role is going to the ever-growing blanket statement turned knee-jerk security blanket, "the suburbs." And the ire that title is beginning to...

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Not Our Jobs: Emotional Responsibility and Sexism

(34) Comments | Posted October 11, 2013 | 10:21 AM

There's a pretty leveling quote of Germaine Greer's: "Women have no idea how much men hate them." It's the kind of quote that not only knocks you ass-backwards but continues to unfurl in front of you, because the volume it speaks is only really matched by the layers in which...

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The Trend of the Whispy Female Vocalist Must End

(8) Comments | Posted March 1, 2013 | 4:46 PM

Last week I was doing this thing I do with my roommates where we watch videos on YouTube that eventually shame spiral into "No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem" by Kenny Chesney. So, aside from that last detail, "the thing literally everyone does." Anyhow, one of the suggested links that...

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Why We Owe Rob Ford a Big "Thank You"

(5) Comments | Posted November 26, 2012 | 2:28 PM

Alright everybody, slow down. Let's allow ourselves a moment to really think about the impact Rob Ford being booted from office is really going to have on the city or Toronto, the place it only seems like we remembered we lived in since Ford came along.

Cause it...

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