Archive for September, 2009



So, the zombie genre has finally come to this. Sure it was a slippery slope, from Romero’s disturbing Dawn of the Dead (zombies congregate in a… shopping mall?) to the hilarious Shaun of the Dead (decapitation by vinyl record, HAH.) These movies recognized the absurdness and humour of the genre, but in the bloodiest, most […]

miike it snow


Wrongbar has never felt so…. right (i’m LAME) on a Wednesday night, thanks to the irresistible music makers/dream shakers Miike Snow.

on saturday night i planned to see japandroids play at the horseshoe, come home early and blog about it. and i did…. kind of. everything went according to plan, except for the part when i accidentally got drunk after meeting some friends at the bar. the vancouver grunge pop duo hit the stage, and things […]

Graffiti. Break dancing. MCing. DJing. These are a few of my (and Afrika Bambaataa‘s) favourite things. And with one epic summer-ending extravaganza, the third annual ManifesTO festival blended them all. Over 100 artists and a full-day stage concert, embodying the true pillars of hip hop culture, transformed Nathan Phillips Square into a bonafide artistic playground. […]

after much deliberation (hours spent watching trailers and reading reviews that made every tom, dick and harry movie seem bound for oscar glory), i FINALLY came up with a schedule of films to see during tiff……and then i got to the website. one hour and a frustrating number of red error alerts later = me […]