Marijuana use on the rise in Ontario even before legalization: survey

Marijuana use on the rise in Ontario even before legalization: survey

TORONTO – In the year leading up to legalization, there was a significant uptick in the use of cannabis, notably among millennials and people aged 50 and older, a long-running survey has found. The survey by the Centre for Mental Health and Addiction (CAMH) – called the Monitor – shows the proportion of Ontario adults…
Sam Lipsyte Confronts the Apocalyptic Minutia

Sam Lipsyte Confronts the Apocalyptic Minutia

How apt that Sam Lipsyte’s new novel, Hark, is about a pseudo-messiah and the rabble of weary citizens—bewildered by contemporary life, crushed by the jackboot of capitalism—who have found themselves in his thrall. For the last two decades, Lipsyte has been amassing his own ragged band of devotees and obsessives seeking respite from the postmillennial…
What a Student Loan ‘Bubble’ Bursting Might Look Like

What a Student Loan ‘Bubble’ Bursting Might Look Like

I hated the film adaptation of The Big Short. The acting was good and it did have a surprising amount of energy for a story that centers around men in suits doing math. But I felt condescended to. Maybe director Adam McKay tested an original cut—one minus Margot Robbie—and realized a good amount of the…
Millennials Don’t Love Capitalism but Can’t Stop Using Amazon

Millennials Don’t Love Capitalism but Can’t Stop Using Amazon

Image composite by Lia Kantrowitz. Photo by Westend61/Getty Images/Photo of Jeff Bezos by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images In the ground-level apartment in Des Moines, Iowa, where Reid Chandler, 27, and Kelly Parker, 30, once lived as roommates, Amazon was practically a third resident. "We would have an Amazon box outside of our door almost every day," said…
10 Ways Millennials are Turning Hobbies Into Successful Businesses

10 Ways Millennials are Turning Hobbies Into Successful Businesses

The world is evolving. Evolve with it. December 13, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It’s 2018, and millennials are proving they can make almost anything into a million dollar venture. They’ve even found a way to make money out of posting screenshots of celebrity comments on Instagram. With…
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon studying ‘Managing Millennials for Dummies’

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon studying ‘Managing Millennials for Dummies’

Joe Maddon will be managing by the book next year, and the book is Managing Millennials for Dummies. The Chicago Cubs manager will head to spring training just after his 65th birthday, a generation or two removed from his players and entering the final season of his contract. “You always think this ‘for dummies’ thing…
‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Is the Ultimate Nostalgia Film for Burnt-Out Millennials

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Is the Ultimate Nostalgia Film for Burnt-Out Millennials

If you live in the United States and you haven’t seen the original Mary Poppins, well, have you ever watched a movie? The 1964 film has become synonymous with Disney itself, and the image of a woman descending gracefully from the sky holding an umbrella, her back straight and her shoes akimbo, is instantly identifiable.…
The cost of real Christmas trees is on the rise — thanks to millennials

The cost of real Christmas trees is on the rise — thanks to millennials

Millennials have been blamed for killing mayonnaise, raisins, diamonds, home ownership, and, most recently, canned tuna. But one sector is actually thanking millennials for their support: the Christmas tree industry. While the number of Americans who buy artificial Christmas trees has reportedly jumped by 30 percent since 1992, real trees are having a resurgence, and…
‘Millennial’s Guide to Nuclear Winter,’ Today’s Comic by Brian Blomerth

‘Millennial’s Guide to Nuclear Winter,’ Today’s Comic by Brian Blomerth

For more of Brian Blomerth's work, visit his website, Twitter, and Tumblr.
‘Life Size 2’ Was Cringey, But the Live Tweets Were Hilarious

‘Life Size 2’ Was Cringey, But the Live Tweets Were Hilarious

In 2000, Tyra Banks and a young Lindsay Lohan made Disney Channel Movie magic in Life Size, where Banks plays a Barbie-like doll who comes to life to help Lohan cope with her mother's death and come out of her shell. Eighteen years later, Banks made the bold move to revive her Eve doll character…

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