Smith’s Father’s Day Gift Guide

Thursday August 25, 2016

Not to alarm you, but Father’s Day is just around the corner. Here’s what we’re getting our old men this year, to stave off another 12 months of parental disappointment. (And to show them we care, of course.)

Volume 20 is Coming

Monday August 22, 2016

Smith Journal turns 20 on September 5. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s between the covers.

Writer Brian Phillips had a bad year. So, he took off on a road trip through the desert in search of UFOs, his sanity and the American Dream. His travelogue makes for great reading.

Moving Houses

Saturday August 13, 2016

There’s a mass migration taking place from Canada to the U.S. – only it’s not people making the move, but their houses. 

Dear Barber (Giveaway)

Friday August 12, 2016

Dear Barber make hair products for discerning gents – and we've got some to give away.

The Blindfold Mowing Olympics

Friday July 22, 2016

Forget Rio: the only Olympics we care about is Detroit's Blindfolded Lawn Mowing Olympics. 

Winter needn’t be all red wine and snifters of whisky. James Smith, author of the upcoming Great Australian Beer Guide, is here with five brews to get you through the darkness.

Climb Like a Girl

Sunday July 17, 2016

At just 14 years old, Ashima Shiraishi is one of the best rock climbers in the world. Watching her climb is like watching someone complete an incredibly dangerous puzzle.

Working on the Railroad

Monday June 27, 2016

Bruce Zaccagnino has something unusual in his basement: 12 kilometres of train track, half a million trees and 3000 buildings. But that’s what it takes to make the world's largest model railroad.

Looking for something to listen to? We’ve handpicked seven podcasts that are so good, you’ll actually want your commute to last longer.