Lessons From Porn

By Ursula Terlecki   Photo by Glenn Francis Inspiration can be found in anything/anywhere and young people should not pushed to the way side. These were two main take aways for me from The Young Influences Conference hosted by Marketing Magazine yesterday. Before I get into why the above mentioned points were my two key takeaways, I have ...

Modern Hussy’s Etiquette

By the Modern Hussy So, you’ve done it. You finally sealed the deal and slept with the guy you have been dating (on whichever date you feel is appropriate for promiscuous behaviour). Congratulations! While I personally prefer to bring boys back to my place to the safety, cleanliness and comfort of my own environment, I understand how sometimes the ...

Weekly Soundtrack: Dan Mangan

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By Anna Piszczkiewicz   Photo by Jonathan Taggart I discovered Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Dan Mangan about a year ago, long after everyone else was introduced to him. But a bandwagon is meant to be jumped on, so that’s what I did. I fell for the oh-so-good Canadian boy because of his raspy voice, folky guitar strumming but most of ...

In Darkness at the Oscars

By Filip Terlecki We’ve been following the progress of Agnieszka Holland’s critically acclaimed film In Darkness since it screened at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. So it was perhaps fitting that we had an opportunity to chat with the film’s cast and crew on the eve of the Academy Awards. The film is up for a ...

Modern Hussy’s Etiquette

By the Modern Hussy Dear New Readers: This post is a contribution to a series of posts called ‘Knowing what to Wear When…’ which deals with selecting proper attire for proper occasions. You can see older entries here and here. Enjoy! I semi recently moved to a city which requires proper winter gear. I have lived in ...

Weekly Soundtrack: Austra

By Anna Piszczkiewicz No matter how diverse and nuanced my musical tastes become, I return to the electro-industrial soundtrack of my teenage years with heaps of nostalgia. It seems this music fine-tuned my ears for anything similar. Enter Austra - the Toronto-based electro-goth trio fronted by classically trained Katie Stelmanis. As soon as I heard their single, “Lose ...

Job Interviewees From Hell

By Filip Terlecki Job interviews can be an agonizing experience...for the people conducting them. Recently a friend of mine who works in HR told me about an excruciating round of interviews with some "interesting" job applicants. Inspired by this, a group of us shot a short video titled Shit Shitty Interviewees Say. This is a continuation of the Shit People ...