Adrian Lee

Adrian Lee is the opinions editor for <i>Maclean's</i>, as well as the arts and science editor. He writes on arts, culture, politics, sports, trends, urban issues, digital media, business, tech, and you, if you’ll let him. He is a Polaris Prize jury member, a Digital Publishing Award winner, and also the <i>Maclean's</i> resident hip-hop expert, which is a thing, yeah, sure!
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Three classic dystopian flicks were set in 2019. Did they hit the mark?

Blade Runner, Akira, and The Running Man all offer dystopian views of 2019. That says something about the present we’re currently living—but not in the way you think
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Business

An era of bathroom innovation has begun

Poo has long been a North American taboo. But companies like Tushy and Squatty Potty are sensing an opportunity to strike gold in all that brown
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Culture

Best of Netflix Canada in November 2018: The three things you should watch this month

From ’Moonlight’ to ’The Final Table,’ our critics tell you what to watch from the long list of TV shows and movies arriving or departing from Netflix Canada in November 2018
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Economy

What if the Toronto-Waterloo corridor really becomes the next Silicon Valley?

Uber, Microsoft and Intel are the latest tech heavyweights to invest and expand in the Toronto-Waterloo corridor—but buzzy names alone won’t make the region the next big thing
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Culture

Best of Netflix Canada in September: The three things you should watch this month

What should you watch from the long list of TV shows and movies arriving or departing from Netflix Canada in September 2018? Our critics make their picks
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Culture

Best of Netflix Canada in August: The three things you should watch this month

What should you watch from the long list of TV shows and movies arriving or departing from Netflix Canada in August 2018? Our critics make their picks
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Culture

Best of Netflix Canada in July: The three things you should watch this month

What should you watch from the long list of TV shows and movies arriving or departing from Netflix Canada in July 2018? Our critics make their picks
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Arts

The real art in the Banksy exhibit isn’t the graffiti—it’s the exhibit itself

The street artist Banksy is defined by simple subversions and a secret identity—and an unauthorized exhibit of his work, in its contradictions, becomes the truly artful work
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Culture

Best of Netflix Canada in June: The three things you should watch this month

What should you watch from the long list of TV shows and movies arriving or departing from Netflix Canada in June 2018? Our critics make their picks
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Arts

Netflix Canada in May: The three best movies and shows this month

Our critics make their picks from the list of TV shows and movies that will be arriving or departing from Netflix Canada in May 2018