Toronto Film Festival 2014: 10 Movies We Can't Wait To See

The Toronto Film Festival, which starts Thursday, is always excellent one-stop shopping for many of the major films hoping to crash the Oscar and best-of-the-year conversations. Beyond the world premieres, it also features the best of what played at Cannes, as well as plenty of films that already screened at the… » 9/03/14 3:27pm 9/03/14 3:27pm

Prospective Bills Ownership Group Studied Toronto Stadiums

Fans in Western New York need not panic over the fact that the Bon Jovi/Rogers/Tanenbaum group bidding on the Bills has identified three potential stadium sites in Ontario should they purchase the team. So what if a group with more money than god and strong ties to Toronto has reportedly conducted a feasibility study… » 7/25/14 10:34am 7/25/14 10:34am

Pace Car Spinout Leads To Amazing Rob Ford Joke At Indy Toronto

Well, that didn't take a long. The inevitable Rob Ford joke at the IndyCar Honda Toronto race this weekend, I mean. » 7/19/14 5:39pm 7/19/14 5:39pm

Rob Ford's Kimmel Appearance Featured A Suggestion He Go To Rehab

Rob Ford appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight, filling three segments in which the crack-smoking Toronto mayor covered such topics as his alleged homophobia, his bizarre and profane caught-on-video rants, and whether or not he needs professional help for alcoholism. » 3/04/14 12:39am 3/04/14 12:39am

Rob Ford Made a Rap Beat Last Night

Rob Ford had some good, wholesome fun on Saturday night. At a fundraising event for an organization called The Beat Academy, Toronto's crackhead mayor hilariously jabbed at a drum machine, making his own rap beat. » 2/23/14 10:36am 2/23/14 10:36am

Documents: Rob Ford Did "Hezza," Tried to Buy Crack Video With a Car

It turns out that Gawker wasn't the only entity desperately trying to buy video footage of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack. According to newly released passages of a sworn police affidavit filed in Toronto court, Mayor Ford may have attempted to purchase the video himself well before Gawker even knew about its… » 12/04/13 6:07pm 12/04/13 6:07pm

Did Rob Ford Steal Someone's Seat At The Bills Game?

Mayor Rob Ford is attending today's Falcons-Bills game in Toronto, but he's apparently not in his assigned seat. Musician Matt Mays went to his seat to find that Ford's butt occupied it—look at him enjoying a chicken wing!—and faced a conundrum. Do you kick out the mayor for taking your spot? » 12/01/13 5:15pm 12/01/13 5:15pm

"Oh My God, He's Attacked Somebody!" Rob Ford Goes On Rampage

Toronto's City Council is meeting today to attempt a continued removal of mayor Rob Ford's powers, and it seems the plump crack pipe smoker isn't having any of it. We're not sure what led him to confront councillor Pam McConnell this way, but can you really say you never expected a CBC News anchor to say "Oh my God,… » 11/18/13 3:16pm 11/18/13 3:16pm

"I Am a Sick Motherfucker!": Rob Ford Is Very Angry About...Something

The Toronto Sun has broken an important turn in the ongoing saga of Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking mayor. A half-hour ago, the Sun posted snippets of a video of a probably drunk and/or high Ford beating his chest and ranting about stripping to his underwear and ripping someone's throat out for calling him a bird… » 11/07/13 12:44pm 11/07/13 12:44pm

"Drunken Stupors": A Crack-Smokin' Rob Ford Music Video

Rob Ford admitted today to smoking crack in one of his "drunken stupors." He said it with such rhythm and panache that we turned it into a stupid song. » 11/05/13 2:50pm 11/05/13 2:50pm

High School Football Player Runs Over Entire Defense For 50-Yard TD

This is what happens when a defense made up entirely of kids who can't tackle try to take on a running back who has a little Bo Jackson in him. » 10/07/13 2:15pm 10/07/13 2:15pm

Ontario, which isn't exactly rolling in dough, gave MLSE, the second-most valuable sports organization in the world, a $500,000 grant to help host the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto. [Canadian Press] » 10/03/13 4:39pm 10/03/13 4:39pm

Any readers going to Fan Expo in Toronto? Apparently Hulk Hogan will be arm wrestling Rob Ford tomorrow, and we need to talk to you if you'll be in attendance and can hold a phone in landscape mode. Don't smoke crack; do hit us up at tips@deadspin.com. » 8/22/13 10:37am 8/22/13 10:37am

Health Is Bad For You: My Weird Weekend At Toronto's Fitness Shitshow

TORONTO—"Dear Toronto Pro Supershow Delegate," read a slip of paper handed to everyone checking in at Toronto's Intercontinental Hotel on Friday. "For your convenience we have 'Special Towels' through our Housekeeping Department. We recommend that these special towels/ linens be used in conjunction with any treatments… » 6/11/13 3:00pm 6/11/13 3:00pm

A Pipe-Wielding Thug Stormed the Rob Ford Crackhouse, Seeking Video

Last night, Gawker identified the house in Toronto's Etobicoke neighborhood that was the backdrop for a photo of mayor Rob Ford standing with two men who were later gunned down in a gangland-style shooting. Days after we published that photo—along with an account of having watched a video of Ford smoking crack… » 6/06/13 1:36pm 6/06/13 1:36pm

(Update) We Are Raising $200,000 to Buy and Publish the Rob Ford Crack…

As you may have heard, Rob Ford, the mayor of Toronto, smokes crack cocaine. We've seen a video of him smoking crack cocaine, and the people who have the video would like to sell it. Through the miracle of crowdfunding, you can help. Please consider donating to the Rob Ford Crackstarter. » 5/17/13 1:15pm 5/17/13 1:15pm