Almost Lost in Translation

By Anna Piszczkiewicz Konnichiwa! This past summer, I had the pleasure of working with a Japanese crew for Kansai TV’s “Nijiiro Jean" - (Literally, “Rainbow Jean.”). The popular Saturday morning program contains a few segments and during one of these, Jean, the show’s tiny plush mascot, gives viewers an insider’s guide to a city. I got to be Miss Jean’s ...

Rocking and Gliding

By Ursula Terlecki Finding hand-crafted, Canadian-made, modern furniture can be a daunting task. Most conventional furniture stores carry pieces made oversee that don’t cost them (the seller) or us (the buyer) an outrageous amount of money, but often times this means that the quality of the pieces is questionable and likelihood of us owning an original, ...

Weekly SNDtrack: Skyfall

With the North American release of the latest James Bond flick Skyfall just around the corner, the film’s theme song was an easy choice for soundtrack for the week. Performed by British songstress Adele the track was recorded at famed Abbey Road Studios in London, with a 77-piece orchestra as an accompaniment. Adele originally confirmed that she ...

Hit VS. Bomb

By Filip Terlecki Brian DePalma is the filmmaking force behind some of the most memorable films ever made. He brought us a telekinetic teenage outcast in Carrie (1976) and then blew our minds with Al Pacino as cocaine kingpin Tony Montana in Scarface (1983). Quentin Tarantino often cites him as one of his favourite directors. Brian DePalma at the ...

Modern Hussy’s Etiquette

By the Modern Hussy On Taking those Blinders Off Why is it that when we are in love with someone they are glorious and amazing, but after breaking up with them we see their faults. So suddenly, Artsy indie guy with underground event connections becomes Jehovah’s witness coke head who wore purple skinny jeans, and probably liked dudes ...