This blog post is brought to you by Sarah Soteroff, Account Manager, MAVERICK
It would seem that winter may become a permanent season in Toronto. Here are some things to read, listen, watch, and enjoy that may warm your spirit, since the weather won’t.
309 marks the highest number of women ever to file papers of candidacy for the American House of Representatives, in 2018 309 women will officially be on the ballot. The majority of which have filed as Democrats, proving that history is written by those who show up. Or, put more eloquently, never doubt that a small group of thoughtful and concerned citizens can change the world. It surely looks as though the future is female.
From the thoughtful mind of MAV’s Account Director and resident philosopher, Terance Brouse, comes the insightful recommendation, The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle, a book and set of ideas and actions that have never gone out of style.
While not exactly a lighter read, Zoe Whitehall’s Holding Still for as Long as Possible comes highly recommended from the MAV team. It is both a page turner and a deep, emotional journey, complete with page-by-page Toronto references for the Drake in us all.
Two series for your ears, CBC’s Finding Cleo, a serial podcast which takes a look at the story of Cleo, a young Cree girl, who went missing in 1970s Saskatchewan. Finding Cleo is generating a ton of critical acclaim for its honest account of some of the darkest points in our history. Equally honest is RadioLab’s series on border crossings in the US. The second episode in the trilogy was published this week, worth catching up before the series drops the finale next week.
And, finally, as we close out the week let me announce that CABS ARE HERE! Which can only mean one thing: Jersey Shore is back! If you’re like me and spent countless hours watching these kids look for the beach, you’re going to love this oral history and the reunion special. *Spoiler alert- the best nugget of information is that when exported to Asia the show was renamed ‘Macaroni Rascals,’ no name has ever been more fitting.
Happy Weekending from your friends at MAVERICK 🙂