Stephen Marche

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.(Roberto Schmid/AFP/Getty Images)

Was Jan. 6 the beginning of the end for America?

A new book imagines what the next American civil war will look like, beginning with the 2021 Capitol riots

Why men should be more like women

A Q&A with Stephen Marche on why men’s gender issues have helped lead to Donald Trump’s presidency—and what’s wrong with how we discuss the topic

In conversation with author Stephen Marche

Anne Kingston talks gender and relationships with writer Stephen Marche

A golden age for writing, and writers?

A recent column in Esquire claims that a golden age of writing is upon us, despite rumblings during the past 100 years from literary circles that the novel is dead.

A reunion for the Facebook generation

A 2002-themed party causes one man to reflect on identity


What did Jack Layton mean?

Taking a different approach to Jack Layton’s legacy, Stephen Marche argues the party lost its way when New Democrats decided to defeat Paul Martin’s government in 2005.


Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?

As someone who is employed for the expressed purposes of describing—”sketching,” as they say— the words, actions, behaviours and appearances of public figures, I am a keen student of community standards as they relate to physical description. And so, of course, I have been watching with great interest the discussion that has resulted from the printing and retracting of Stephen Marche’s description of Toronto mayoral candidate Rob Ford as “fat.”


‘The stubby bottle of Canadian politics’

Stephen Marche has three not entirely unreasonable proposals for the new NDP.