Archive for October, 2010

Get Your Nerd On at Fantastic Fest

(Oct 29, 2010) Fantastic Fest Rolling Roadshow Premiere of Buried which had the audience of four in coffins. Fantastic Fest, a genre film festiv...

A New Uniform for Cyclists

(Oct 29, 2010) Photo by B. Spoke Tailor Although Chrome bags, carabiners, and cut off shorts are ubiquitous in this city, there’s a new mov...

The Incredible Disappearing Internet

(Oct 29, 2010) Overnight, Ubuweb disappeared. At least temporarily… due to hackers or something. A rather contentious site for a variety of rea...

America Needs J-Pop

(Oct 28, 2010) I’m on day two of a five-day East Coast tour with one of Atlanta’s “harder” hardcore bands. And we’...

Closet Nerds

(Oct 28, 2010) I really started paying attention to this look at DragonCon, Atlanta’s big nerd festival, a few weeks back. While a good po...

Friends of Dufferin Grove Park

(Oct 28, 2010) Dufferin Grove Park is an amazing city park that has redefined and reclaimed the public park as a community and cultural space. ...

Plugged In Without a Laptop

(Oct 27, 2010) I recently left my longtime post as a full-time newspaper/blog editor, one that required me to be electronically plugged in 24/...

Fearless Freaks Made Me Fall in Love

(Oct 27, 2010) I have always been a fan of the Flaming Lips, but upon seeing Bradley Beesley’s 2006 film, Fearless Freaks, a documentary a...

Social Media with Heart

(Oct 26, 2010) Social media is definitely a-buzz and MyCityLives is Toronto’s answer to the new craze of location based networks. However...

The Delta Makes Southern Food to Die For

(Oct 26, 2010) This is some of the richest and most delicious mac’n’cheese I have had the pleasure of eating, The pic doesn’t ...

Doc Martens Scramble For New Life

(Oct 26, 2010) Doc Martens have been off my radar for a few years. Even when they were on my radar, I associated the brand with the shoes that &...

Oh, Baby I like it Raw

(Oct 25, 2010) Pure Hollywood just doesn’t do it for me.  When I go to the movies I like it raw.  I sift through the familiar and the ob...

Ladies in Tweed

(Oct 25, 2010) Who knew a tweed “college-professor” jacket could be so sexy on a lady? Form-fitting and warm — I would love this lo...

So Far, Netflix Still Beats Hulu Plus

(Oct 25, 2010) CC by 2.0, via tsmall on Flickr I still have an expensive cable subscription, mainly because I love its built-in On-Demand and th...

Enter the Void

(Oct 22, 2010) Gaspar Noe has made some of the most fucked-up movies ever not to be banned, such as the motion sickness inducing snuff film Irre...