Archive for 2014

Lumbersexual :: Taking Over where Metrosexual Left off

(Dec 17, 2014) What comes after Movember? Obviously Decembeard.  And next comes Manuary.  But what is the point of Decembeard, one may ask? W...

A New Generation Of Vancouver Tech

(Dec 03, 2014) Generate is an app spawning from the effortlessly creative family by such Vancouver landmarks as the New Forms Festival and Hybrid...

Soup Dumplings

(Nov 25, 2014) The world’s best hangover food (even better than Pho, Thai or Ramen) has gotta be these amazing dumplings you can get in Ch...

Being Part Of An Odd Society

(Nov 12, 2014) Sometimes, you just want to drink at home and sometimes you want to avoid beer, that’s where the Odd Society comes in. Loca...

Paintbending :: Art Without Boundaries

(Oct 29, 2014) When you look at one of Fabian’s  paintings, its like staring inside the human mind.  Abstract forms come together with ...

War on Sugar in Full Force

(Oct 29, 2014) It’s not like we didn’t know it was bad for us; it just tasted so good. So sweet. The recent profusion of articles wr...

“Going Viral” Not Purely About Authenticity

(Oct 22, 2014) The goal is always, no matter what anybody tells you, to go viral. Regardless of whether it’s a credible news website or a ...

Joshua Treehouse

(Oct 14, 2014) Lately people have been migrating to LA from New York as they seem to do every 5 years or so, though perhaps due to last winter&#...

The Rise of Kombucha

(Oct 06, 2014) Kombucha is a fermented tea beverage known to have  a wide range of health benefits, from cancer prevention to stomach relief fr...

Levi’s Thrives with “Just Don’t Bore Them” Ad

(Sep 30, 2014) Levi’s jeans feel as American as apple pie. They’re classic. And while Levi’s is by no means a fresh, new brand...

How to survive an Outdoor Music Festival 

(Sep 29, 2014) Having been a DJ for more than a decade, this summer I decided I would try my hand at sending out as many demos as I could to per...

Essie :: Ain’t Got no Chips

(Sep 26, 2014) I used to be a devout fan of OPI nail products.  So many colours, such sassy names.  Such great packaging… but then I discove...

What Are You Working On?

(Sep 25, 2014) The five words every writer or artist dreads to hear are put to manic fever dream in Aaron Maurer and Lucas Kavner’s hilari...

DJ Koze :: In a League of his Own

(Sep 24, 2014) DJ Koze is known to the world as a wacky, zany and quirky musical maniac.   Never one to fit into any mold, he has carved a nic...

Hye Optic

(Sep 23, 2014) Tucked in an unassuming strip mall on East Hollywood, Hye Optic is the mecca of cheap, dynamic glasses. Cases packed to the bri...