Category: Culture

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Get Your Feelings Manipulated by WIVES

What happens when a mermaid is looking for a mate? WIVES‘ latest project, Sea Foam Blue 3 explores the difficult task of a hybrid species trying to find love, sex and respect in the ocean (and Tinder free) world. The Toronto/Montreal based…

Under Pressure 2014

Who doesn’t like the smell of a fresh can of Montana spray paint in the air? I sure do! On August 9th and 10th Montreal’s Hip Hop community will come together to celebrate yet another edition of longest running international Canadian Graffiti…

JFL Day 3: Lewis Black and the downfall of America

Malls in Montreal have not gotten an upgrade since the 1980s.  They have that same white and brown tile you see any time a sitcom family steps out of their usual set.  I wander around looking for something to eat,…

JFL: Day 2 – Al Madrigal and Paul F. Tompkins

Madrigal There is nothing more pleasurable at a live comedy event than seeing a professional deal with a heckler, we learn Tuesday night as Al Madrigal discusses his anger issues.  It is cathartic for anyone who has ever had a…

Just For Laughs: A Recap of Day 1

I walk East on Ste. Catherine toward the green, floating balloon tentacles spilling out of the Place-Des-Arts.  Past St. Urbain, the street was closed to auto traffic, had been so since the Jazz Festival.  A block before the steel barriers…

Fantasia Fest Unleashes Initial Rundown

The Fantasia International Film Festival (July 17th – August 5th 2014) has recently revealed some of the ghouls and gore it will unleash upon the city, as well as some truly wakko poster art. The cover art, by Quebec illustrator Donald…

My 10 Favourite Artists from Society6

If you haven’t heard of Society6 yet, you might be a little late jumping on the bandwagon. Don’t worry too much about it, Society6 is the devil, not in its purpose, but in its addictive nature. Basically, the website offers…

Charlie Bit My Finger – The Movie

Australian brothers Liam and Chris Hemsworth star in Bitman Begins, Christopher Nolan’s latest movie project about finger-biting Charlie and his brother, 30 years later. Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks also star in the Batman-esque revenge driven film. For those of…