2016

TC & RED: LIVE

TC & RED: LIVE is the world’s only annual podcast, where our hosts get together once at the end of each year to unwind and discuss the most memorable pieces of music, entertainment, and culture from the year that was.

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Hillary, on the verge of history

Photo: Getty Images

Election Day is finally, finally upon us. There’s only one candidate who can save this country from an even longer national nightmare, and she isn’t the lesser of two evils. Even if she had a real opponent, she’d easily be the best choice for president. The time has come: we must help Hillary Clinton make history.

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Who really deserves to debate?

Photo: A Libertarian Future

The day we’ve been waiting for is here. No, not Election Day, but close: it’s the first Presidential Debate. So, why won’t the third party candidates be on stage? In this quick take, I make the case that they haven’t earned it.

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Pipe dreams and tax brackets

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An ill-informed Facebook post went viral this week that claims Donald Trump’s tax proposal would affect middle class earners bigly, making them millions of dollars over the next few decades when compared to Hillary Clinton’s proposal. But at best, that’s a pipe dream. At worst, it’s a lie. Sad!

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The Pac-Man maze of politics

Photo: Namco

Our political spectrum is more of a Pac-Man maze than a straight line. The 2016 Democratic primary has given us an incredible example of this phenomenon, with far-right and far-left attacks on Hillary Clinton oddly indistinguishable from each other. In this article, what it all means as the contest wraps up.

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Why it’s smarter to stick together

Photo: NBC News

I know it’s just how politics works, but it drives me crazy to see Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton supporters tearing each other apart right now. It does us all a disservice. In this article, the case for staying focused on the goal.

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TC’s top 40 albums of 2015

It’s my 13th consecutive year of reviewing my favorite music, so you can’t blame me for showing up late to the party. Luckily, I don’t care what the calendars say. Take a trip back to 2015 with me in this signature special feature. You might just discover some music that missed your radar the first time around.

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A ‘late’ look back: Thanks, Dave

David Letterman with Bill Murray. Photo: CBS

Late night is probably my favourite form of television, and what began that love was watching the Late Show for the very first time in the late ’90s. So, to say that the end of David Letterman’s tenure as host affected me is an understatement.

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2016