Archive for October, 2011

The Body Electronic

(Oct 31, 2011) Visiting Berlin rekindled my love for electronic music – the kids certainly do love the techno. Coming back to my hometown, Toro...

Job interviews as a real TV show

(Oct 31, 2011) Thursday, October 5th, a rather special documentary was aired on national television (France 2). Named “The face for the job...

I See You Baby

(Oct 31, 2011) OK, admit it. Sometimes, occasionally, here and there, while waiting for a red light to turn green, walking up the street, or wand...

Mama loves you

(Oct 30, 2011) Located in front of La Flèche d’Or, a renowned music venue, the Mama Shelter embodies a new breed of hotels. With a menu signe...

Entering The Playboy Club

(Oct 29, 2011) After watching the first few episodes of The Playboy Club, I’ve asked myself: will Mad Men-inspired series be the ideal format ...

Phantogram

(Oct 28, 2011) I’m not an indie rocker type, so it takes a lot for me to like a band. But from the moment I heard the first licks of guita...

Little Theater, Big Hearts

(Oct 27, 2011) What seems impossible to some, has never been impossible for Rebecca Singh. Her most recent triumph, Canada’s Smallest Theat...

Vancouver’s Got A Gear Fetish

(Oct 27, 2011) When you’ve been doing this for long enough, the big highlights are the ones you least expect. After attending the New Form...

Quizzy Portland

(Oct 26, 2011) I found out about a quiz night called “Quizzy” through the owner of Spirit of 77 (the coolest, and only, basketball b...

Sean Heather Trips Through Vancouver’s Heather

(Oct 26, 2011) Sean Heather is the best excuse I have in Vancouver for an impromptu pint of Guinness. Owner of the Irish Heather, the Shebeen W...

The New Beatport

(Oct 25, 2011) I remember when I was a kid, going to the grocery store to buy my favorite cereal – Cinnamon Toast Crunch – only to f...

Stussy Takes A Swing At Vancouver

(Oct 25, 2011) Fashion icons have this tendency to want to establish flagships in Vancouver and Stussy was no exception.  So the curious out the...

The Bluth Family Is Back!

(Oct 24, 2011) The word is out, Arrested Development is back! Creator Mitchell Hurwitz has confirmed that they will make 10 new episodes which w...

Take me to the land of Red Sand

(Oct 24, 2011) It’s amazing how disloyal Canadians are to our own country. If you ask someone from Montreal if they have been to Paris, an...

Love Lock Down

(Oct 21, 2011) Living in Portland you don’t have many options for teams to be a fan of. With no baseball, football or hockey team to root f...