Vinay Menon: Whether it waves or sways in ‘Thunder Road,’ God bless Mary’s dress for distracting us from our usual political and cultural divisions

Vinay Menon: Whether it waves or sways in ‘Thunder Road,’ God bless Mary’s dress for distracting us from our usual political and cultural divisions

If only Mary had been wearing a pantsuit when the screen door slammed. We might not still be having this debate. But here we are, jonesing to put this pandemic in the rearview mirror, and now we’ve been forced to take another detour on “Thunder Road.” Bruce Springsteen’s 1975 anthem of dislocation and longing is […]

Vinay Menon: Charles Khabouth is bringing Clio to Toronto this summer, a new private club with a focus on diversity and shared purpose

Vinay Menon: Charles Khabouth is bringing Clio to Toronto this summer, a new private club with a focus on diversity and shared purpose

A new private members club is coming to Toronto this summer. I think I’m supposed to write “exclusive” or “the Star has learned” here. Whatever. Let’s just focus on what Charles Khabouth has learned as he plans to shake up another wedge of the city’s hospitality market that is roaring back to life this weekend […]

Vinay Menon: Britney Spears joins the #FreeBritney movement after testifying her life is a living hell

Vinay Menon: Britney Spears joins the #FreeBritney movement after testifying her life is a living hell

Britney Spears broke her silence with explosive fury. In one of the most anticipated celebrity court proceedings in years, the pop star testified on Wednesday, asking Los Angeles Superior Court judge Brenda Penny to end the conservatorship that has controlled her every move for 13 years. “I just want my life back,” Spears said, cataloguing […]