Category Archives: Life & Culture

Everybody Cuts: A Roller Derby Life

(Photo by TO Derby, 2014) I can say that roller derby holds significance as a grande metaphor for life, and when something is your life, it’s just that; triumph and devastation, success and rejection, celebration and utter heartbreak. What derby has

Everybody Cuts: A Roller Derby Life

(Photo by TO Derby, 2014) I can say that roller derby holds significance as a grande metaphor for life, and when something is your life, it’s just that; triumph and devastation, success and rejection, celebration and utter heartbreak. What derby has

Surviving the Summer Music Festival Season: A Guiding Light

With the 2011 summer season officially upon us, there is no event synonymous with rugged living quite like an outdoor music festival. This is a seemingly simple guide to what you need in order to keep your wits about you

Surviving the Summer Music Festival Season: A Guiding Light

With the 2011 summer season officially upon us, there is no event synonymous with rugged living quite like an outdoor music festival. This is a seemingly simple guide to what you need in order to keep your wits about you

Looking Back On: Love, Loss, and What I Wore

Every woman, young and old-er, should venture out to see this narrative performance. Love, Loss, and What I Wore is a play based on a novel of the same name, by author Ilene Beckerman. It has been translated into a

Looking Back On: Love, Loss, and What I Wore

Every woman, young and old-er, should venture out to see this narrative performance. Love, Loss, and What I Wore is a play based on a novel of the same name, by author Ilene Beckerman. It has been translated into a

True Colors of Toronto Pride 2010

It’s Toronto Pride weekend! I surfaced from my black alcove of glittery reclusiveness to check out Saturday’s concerts, held at Queen’s Park. Coincidence, asks Cyndi Lauper, this year’s headliner. The day’s line-up included Hunter Valentine, The Cliks, Ruby Jean &

True Colors of Toronto Pride 2010

It’s Toronto Pride weekend! I surfaced from my black alcove of glittery reclusiveness to check out Saturday’s concerts, held at Queen’s Park. Coincidence, asks Cyndi Lauper, this year’s headliner. The day’s line-up included Hunter Valentine, The Cliks, Ruby Jean &

The ABC’s of Electronic Harmony: Internet Flirting How-To

Win over the heart of any modern-day internet-savvy girl with this guide to virtual seduction, featuring real quotes from real men behind real screens.

The ABC’s of Electronic Harmony: Internet Flirting How-To

Win over the heart of any modern-day internet-savvy girl with this guide to virtual seduction, featuring real quotes from real men behind real screens.

PSA: Misplaced Enthusiasm

The following entry is an extremely important public service announcement for the entirety of the internet and the culture it has consequently spawned, causing seepage into humanly-interactive day-to-day reality.

PSA: Misplaced Enthusiasm

The following entry is an extremely important public service announcement for the entirety of the internet and the culture it has consequently spawned, causing seepage into humanly-interactive day-to-day reality.

If The Enchanted Forest Was US Weekly

Dear Child Star, I am from your teenage future. I would like for you to meet your very definite and realistic high school years. I’m here to blur the line between innocence and inevitable corruption. Sincerely, Fault Disney

If The Enchanted Forest Was US Weekly

Dear Child Star, I am from your teenage future. I would like for you to meet your very definite and realistic high school years. I’m here to blur the line between innocence and inevitable corruption. Sincerely, Fault Disney

Current Mood

Contemplatively vengeful. I can has retributionz? Image via JPG

Current Mood

Contemplatively vengeful. I can has retributionz? Image via JPG

Playing with Satire: A Public Service Announcement

Gather ’round ye ol’ plastic-covered arm chair and let Nikki Awesome and Bobby inform you of a fine-tuned art called “abstinence”.

Playing with Satire: A Public Service Announcement

Gather ’round ye ol’ plastic-covered arm chair and let Nikki Awesome and Bobby inform you of a fine-tuned art called “abstinence”.

Nacho Libre

There’s this little Mexican place in Kensington on Augusta called El Trompo that has become a top-rated establishment in my books. Every time I walk by I get lured in by the delicious aroma of salsa and spices. One summer

Nacho Libre

There’s this little Mexican place in Kensington on Augusta called El Trompo that has become a top-rated establishment in my books. Every time I walk by I get lured in by the delicious aroma of salsa and spices. One summer