In 1982, we asked the Canlit legend a bunch of nosey questions. Watch her answer them again, 34 years later.
These days, we advise people to nap and drink plenty of fluids. In the late 1920s, convalescence involved chores.
In the late ’50s, women were in charge of childrearing, but one man was in charge of telling us how best to deliver them.
A/V geeks have a certain fondness for retro tech — probably because they no longer have to schlep it around.
Our columnist condemned the fact that in cases of sexual assault, the victim’s conduct is often scrutinized more closely than her aggressor’s. It’s a conversation we’re still having 43 years later.