Archive for July, 2012

Let’s not forget about chaos

(Jul 28, 2012) Everyday watching TV we witness economic analysis which can sound very rational, yet very strange at the same time – much like ...

Biggest Fashion Show of The Year

(Jul 27, 2012) Alley 33, in it’s second year is one of those events that people are really going to start looking forward to every summer ...

Suits

(Jul 27, 2012) The other day on the french public radio website, I was listening to a french scholar named Severine Barthes who suggested that i...

New Slang

(Jul 26, 2012) A few days ago I experienced what they call the generation gap. The first sign was earlier this year when I heard about teenagers ...

Network Awesome

(Jul 25, 2012) Network Awesome, to put it plainly, is Youtube videos repackaged. Except it is way cooler than it sounds. Because the people who c...

Holy Motors

(Jul 24, 2012) Leos Carax’s Holy Motors is a surrealist travel into a director’s mind and his concerns about the decline of cinema. Accordin...

Trendy fast-food: Gyoza Bar

(Jul 23, 2012) The bar trend seems to have no end. After water bars, soup bars, smoothie bars, salad bars, etc. Paris welcomes chef Shinishi Sat...

HBO’s The Newsroom

(Jul 19, 2012) I’ve never given Aaron Sorkin much of a chance, although I’ve been consistently surprised by the number of my friend...

Thai Airways: A Cut Above North America

(Jul 11, 2012) I find it rather odd how all of the North American Airlines charge for food and alcohol on domestic flights, and charge money fo...

Sibille!

(Jul 11, 2012)   Sibille Attar has, for the past decade or so, been making music under the alter ego Little Red Corvette, played in bands like ...

Stockholm, Music & Arts

(Jul 10, 2012) The great minds behind Sweden’s most acclaimed and one of its most popular festivals, Way Out West, in Gothenburg, have decide...

Kibatsu Cinema: Not Just For Jooshi Kosei Anymore

(Jul 09, 2012) For anyone with a passion for the weird, the wonderful and the occasionally profane, Kibatsu Cinema has become a Vancouver tradit...

Black Metal & Horses

(Jul 08, 2012)     Ragnar Persson has over the past eight years put out more books and zines than most artists do in a lifetime. He has also e...

Dressing Up For a Rainy Day

(Jul 06, 2012) Raincoats are twee, I know, but when it’s pouring down like it’s been doing this summer, by the time your fifth umbre...

Entering The Dragon’s Kitchen

(Jul 06, 2012) Vancouver is full of Barbeque joints. While they have yet to becomes as ubiquitous as sushi or Starbucks in Vancouver, you’...