Archive for November, 2010

Johnny Cash Frame by Frame

(Nov 30, 2010) Still from The Johnny Cash Project by Chris Milk Chris Milk, creator of The Wilderness Downtown for the Arcade Fire’s lates...

Breaking the Shadowsphere

(Nov 30, 2010) There has been a longstanding battle between 4/4 beats and broken rhythms and it seems that at this particular moment in time, br...

A New Art-House Cinema in a Somewhat Unlikely Neighborhood

(Nov 29, 2010) image via facebook.com/gablescinema Back in September, I was excited to blog about a planned independent movie theater, O Cinema, ...

Local Fashion Helps Make Snow That Much Less Scary

(Nov 29, 2010) It’s always a pleasure to have locals pop up on your radar when you least expect them, especially when they’re just s...

No, Fox News, You Won’t Use Metal To Trick Me Into Watching

(Nov 29, 2010) Torche on 'Red Eye' (image via Fox News' official YouTube channel) A couple weeks ago, a clip went viral among metal f...

Meeting People Is a Bummer

(Nov 26, 2010) Not the newest film, but new to me, I recently saw Meeting People is Easy. It’s a documentary about Radiohead, 80% of whic...

The Right Specs

(Nov 26, 2010) Now that sunglass season is over, it’s time to worry about the spectacles that actually allow you to see. Laying down $400 plu...

Not-so-pirate radio

(Nov 26, 2010) I used to love going in and guest DJing with my friends on their radio shows at Berkeley’s KALX. Once all my friends left Berke...

Spellbound by Kanye in Spite of Myself

(Nov 25, 2010) I tried to write this month’s music post about a few more fiercely local topics, but the last few days, all I’ve been ...

Back in the Days

(Nov 25, 2010) Back in the days of Sona and Aria, there were lineups that wrapped around the corner of Bleury and St-Denis. The bouncers eyed ev...

Let’s Just Have Concerts Anywhere

(Nov 24, 2010) It’s a little hard to write about this new venue because it’s not really a venue and it doesn’t really have a n...

If You Didn’t Tweet It, You Didn’t Eat It

(Nov 24, 2010) Yes, I tweeted this photo while eating at @oneburger. I recently blogged here about food trucks in Miami, and when I recently wen...

Baby toys made locally and with love!

(Nov 23, 2010) Want a unique toy for your child? Visit turtlemonkeybug.com to see the wonderful creations made lovingly by husband and wife tea...

A Kraken Rises In Gastown

(Nov 23, 2010) Sushi in Vancouver is as common as Starbucks outlets. Just walk down Robson or Granville and you’ll note the amount of pre-...

Girls Release a New EP

(Nov 23, 2010) There’s something to the hype. With Girls’ new single, “Broken Dreams Club,” they’re proving that their first a...