Section Archive:
Online Exclusive

June 2012
Calgary Continued
Fourteen photographs of the city that’s no longer, simply, Cowtown
Let Them Read Cake Recipes
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March 2012
Shooting Gallery
Expanded coverage of the War of 1812’s bicentennial
October 2011
Setpiece
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September 2011
The Upside of Tragedy
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July 2011
Synthesis
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June 2011
The Storm Crown Mechanism
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May 2011
Rock Dancing
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Mummers Parade
Bonus photographs from Lisa Moore’s “Notes From Newfoundland”
All for <em>Uno</em>
Union formation in Colombia
AUDIO: Summer of the Flesh Eater
Field notes on the tendency of varieties to depart indefinitely from the original
April 2011
Enchained Melody
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March 2011
“How Do You Know?”
Lionel Richie in Libya — an excerpt from The Sheikh’s Batmobile: In Pursuit of American Pop Culture in the Muslim World
Criminous Download
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Heavy Metal and Revolution in Egypt
An excerpt from The Sheikh’s Batmobile: In Pursuit of American Pop Culture in the Muslim World
January 2011
Desktop Wallpaper: On Press
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December 2010
Desktop Wallpaper: Ghor Province, Afghanistan
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November 2010
Desktop Wallpaper
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October 2010
Desktop Wallpapers à Deux
Download two exclusive wallpapers from the October 2010 issue of The Walrus
La Révolution tranquille comme lieu de mémoire
Original French version: A Québécois historian examines the undercurrents of La Révolution Tranquille, fifty years after it began
September 2010
Diminishing Returns
Key West, Florida’s shrinking trophy fish, in words and pictures
And the Brat Came Back
A boomerang child relives her first, pathetic flight from home
Desktop Wallpaper: Notable
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July 2010
Desktop Wallpaper: “Saneman”
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June 2010
Desktop Wallpaper: “The Hockey Player”
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Ice Houses of the Holy
On her blog A Theory of Ice, the virtually anonymous E writes about hockey with the passion of a religious convert. The American expatriate relives the barnstorming tour of Canadian rinks that made her a believer
May 2010
Desktop Wallpaper: “The Reader”
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April 2010
Desktop Wallpaper: “Dark Element”
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March 2010
The Ice Man
In conversation with polar wildlife photographer Paul Nicklen
Desktop Wallpaper: “Trees”
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January 2010
Kid vs. Kid
Duelling interviews with Mark McKinney and Bruce McCulloch of Kids in the Hall
Desktop Wallpaper: “Pursuit”
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December 2009
Where the Wild Things Were
A retrospective of werewolves in popular culture
October 2009
Q&A: Buck 65
An interview with CBC Radio 2 host Rich Terfry about his hip hop alter ego
September 2009
Q&A: Joseph Heath
An interview with the University of Toronto economics philosopher
Drag Me to Hull
A mysterious trick-or-treater terrorizes Ottawa
July 2009
Q&A: Camille Paglia
“We’re in a period of what Northrop Frye would have called the winter phase of irony and satire.”
Q&A: Christopher Hitchens
“I’m very glad that I sprayed what I did in the way that I did”
An Arboreal History
According to the Guild of St. Luke: an illustration series
June 2009
Before You Say You’re Sorry
The government apologizes to one generation of aboriginal Canadians while wronging another
Land of the Lost
A gallery of creatures, plants and other strangenesses
May 2009
Harlequin Romance Covers
A gallery of Harlequin covers from the 1950s to the present
Win a copy of Craig Boyko’s <i>Blackouts</i>!
Courtesy of McClelland & Stewart
April 2009
The Porn Identity
Stacey May Fowles in conversation with Hal Niedzviecki on privacy and internet pornography
March 2009
Audio Q&A: On Stephen Harper
An audio interview with Walrus writer William Johnson
Q&A: David Bergen
David Bergen speaks to The Walrus Blogs about his novel, The Retreat
Travelling Through Time
An series of illustrations from the March 2009 issue.
The NFB in 2009
A introduction to the work of Canada’s National Film Board
January 2009
Photos from the Inauguration
An exclusive set for The Walrus
Canadian Politics 101
Features and reports on Canadian party politics from The Walrus archives.
October 2008
Election Day in Chicago
A photo essay in Chicago, from the South Side to Grant Park on election day.
Bolivia’s Water Fight
Will violence in Bolivia deny water rights to its indigenous people?
Bonus Gallery: Our Faces, Our Selves
Online-only bonus: Identify yourself with the Identi-Kit.
September 2008
History at Invesco Field
Have Canadians ever been this passionate?
I Try to Help
Some small talk at a Dubai Starbucks and then, unexpectedly, Ihab gets serious
Q&A: Pasha Malla
Our books blogger interviews Canadian writer Pasha Malla
The World’s Best Car Bombers?
An interview with ex-CIA agent Robert Baer about terror, the Iran crisis, and Hezbollah blasts
Photo Gallery: Second Place Finishes
When losing is still winning. Sort of.
Ephemera
Typographic art by Ken Nicol
A Turkish Town, Waiting for Destruction
Images of Hasankeyf, Turkey
July 2008
Q & A: Photographer Joan Latchford
An interview with Canadian photographer Joan Latchford.
Vice, Vagabonds, and VD
The skyrocketing popularity of hitchhiking during the sixties and seventies led to a generation of “modern nomads”
Collage Art
For more art by Sviatchenko see “Shelter From The Storm”
Tripping on the Trans-Can
Canadian teenagers in the 1970s: an exclusive photo gallery.
June 2008
On Kimchi
Korea’s national symbol is a side dish made of fermented cabbage. Our blogger in Korea explains all...
Indexing Trudeau
A tongue-in-cheek examination of Brian Mulroney, author
Coca Si, Cocaina No
Plants, politics, and cocaine in Bolivia. A special audio slideshow
Ephemera
Artist Dominic Wilcox’s ephemeral ephemera.
May 2008
Coca Si, Cocaina No
Plants, politics, and cocaine in Bolivia. A special audio slideshow
Photo Exclusive: Burtysnky at the Theatre
Edward Burtynsky photographs the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto
Latrine Graffiti, Kuwait and Afghanistan
American soldiers’ restroom graffiti in Afghanistan and Kuwait
War Child: Q&A
An interview with Samantha Nutt, founder of War Child Canada
Ten Essential Korean Oddities
Our blogger in South Korea on deer antler liquor and the national obsession with poop
Fight Video
Video of Mixed Martial Arts fighter Nick Denis: three rounds in the ring.
The Saddest Music In the World
From The Kinks to Kermit the Frog, we chose our 30 favourite sad songs. What are yours?
Fight Nicknames
Prospective nicknames for future fighters.
Techno Tuesday
Does the Internet make you want to kill yourself? Cartoons can help
April 2008
War Child: Q&A
An interview with Samantha Nutt, founder of War Child Canada
Michael Pollan: Q&A
The Walrus’s book blogger Jared Bland talks with the author of the bestselling In Defense of Food.
Life Going On
Second place entry in the 2007 Student Field Notes Contest
Shopping for a Marriage
First place entry in the 2007 Student Field Notes Contest
Salt Spring Island Lamb
Third place entry in the 2007 Student Field Notes Contest
More Recipes from Vancouver Island
Exclusive recipes from three Vancouver chefs
Latrine Graffiti, Kuwait and Afghanistan
American soldiers’ restroom graffiti in Afghanistan and Kuwait
March 2008
Gallery: Cuba in Waiting
Snapshots from a country yearning for change
Canadian Designs Gallery
The renaissance in Canadian design
Campaign Memorabilia
Scrapbook souvenirs from Barry Campbell’s political life
Borneo’s Flora, Fauna, Fat
Borneo’s imperilled forests and wildlife: an online gallery
Read Georgie Binks’ Email!
A selection of Georgie Binks’ private emails and text messages.
February 2008
Exclusive Photos: Kenya on the Brink
An exclusive photo gallery and essay traces the post-election violence in Kenya
Online Gallery: Cities on the Prowl
Exclusive online-only collection of Canada city photos.
A Brief Interview with Julie Doucet
Optimism, slowness, and why comic books still pay better than contemporary art.
November 2007
26,130*
Full disclosure of kilometres traveled by Our Writer in the duty of Honest Research.
Portraits of Inuit Artists
Bonus Photos for “Growing Up in Cambridge Bay”
October 2007
More on Lapham’s Quarterly
This Online Exclusive is a companion to “Lapham’s History Project” (October 2007), containing a letter excerpt from Lewis Lapham, and a link to a talk he gave at The Wa
The DiMaggio Index
Lesser-known facts about Joe DiMaggio, the baseball legend who hit in an unbelievable 56 consecutive games in 1941, a major league record.
September 2007
Live from New York
The US Open and the meaning of life
Dark Places (Excerpt)
Chapter One from the author’s debut novel of the same name
Bonus photos for “War Stories”
Canada & its place in the world. Published by
the non-profit charitable Walrus Foundation
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