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Solidarity - Table of Contents
loving the activist
An original poem by Shawn Roske. My beloved in her busy form fights for her cause, she the converted, a social lover, dutiful and generous, and my heart longs to support her revolution, with he...
Friday, 07 May 2010
Not Another Vampyre Thing
Christopher Moore's Bite Me: A Love Story is a welcome diversion in a genre in need of resuscitation. The City of San Francisco is being stalked by a huge shaved vampyre cat named Chet, and only ...
Wednesday, 19 May 2010
Roads Out of Town
The literary inspiration behind a journey across Eastern Canada. "There must be a place different from this. The whole world can't be the same. But what if it turned out to be?" - Charles Ritch...
Thursday, 27 May 2010
(Cult)ure writers confess to the worst movies they've watched just for a glimpse of a crush. We've all been there: innocently watching a movie or TV show when ding-dong! Sex on legs rolls in. So ...
Friday, 14 May 2010
Canadian Cinema Canon: The Trotsky
A decidedly Montréalais tale of teenage rebellion. In the last few months, there have been plenty of movies at the cineplex featuring one of Canada's great cities masquerading as one of the U...
Wednesday, 26 May 2010
Rocking the Mike: May 2010
Reviews featuring Broken Social Scene, Goldfrapp, Hole, U2, and The Wind Up Radio Sessions. Album Reviews Goldfrapp -- Head First Right from the first track, lead single "Rocket," you know th...
Tuesday, 11 May 2010
Dance, Dance, Dance to the Radio: The Legacy of Joy Division
On the thirty year anniversary of Ian Curtis' death, Mike Cullen examines the impact of Joy Division. Thirty years ago on this day, the lead singer of a post-punk band committed suicide by han...
Tuesday, 18 May 2010
Let It Be Remembered—Forty Years On
The end of The Beatles' career marked a significant change in the way music was produced and consumed. 40 years later, Mike Peters takes a look at how their music changed the industry. Most of u...
Friday, 21 May 2010
Jane Lynch: Comedic Genius
Sue Sylvester is only the latest in a long line of stellar comedic performances by the great Jane Lynch. Jane Lynch is an incredibly gifted comedic actress, and I think we all need to watch a...
Thursday, 20 May 2010
Ask Miss Smartypants - May 3, 2010
Art: Nina Charest Dear Miss Smartypants, So I made this New Year's resolution to start eating healthier or at least eat my own lunches instead of eating out so much. So far, I've done a pret...
Monday, 03 May 2010
Ask Miss Smartypants - May 10, 2010
Art: Nina Charest Dear Miss Smartypants, So, you know how people think it's really rude to be all, "Not my job"? What if it's really not my job? I'm a receptionist at a big company, which pr...
Monday, 10 May 2010
Ask Miss Smartypants - May 17, 2010
Art: Nina Charest Dear Miss Smartypants, My work is very cyclical in terms of busy periods and less busy ones. The less busy ones I can handle, but the busy ones can get really out of contro...
Monday, 17 May 2010
Ask Miss Smartypants - May 25, 2010
Dear Miss Smartypants, What do you do about texts from numbers you don't recognize? I just got a text asking me how it's going, and I have no idea who it's from. Whoever it is got my name and cit...
Tuesday, 25 May 2010
Ask Miss Smartypants - May 31, 2010
Dear Miss Smartypants, I recently went on vacation for two weeks, so I asked a friend to look in on my place while I am away. I don't have a pet, so it was pretty banal stuff: bring the mail in ...
Monday, 31 May 2010
China Dérive: Beijing's Hutongs
Adam J. Smith hopes that some of the self-sufficiency of Beijing's hutongs is revitalized as China and the rest of the world deal with expanding modernization. I take the escalator out from Bei...
Tuesday, 04 May 2010
Who is the National Women's Show For, Really?
Bring your friends, your family, your purses, and your insecurities: it's time for the National Women's Show! It's that time of year. Yes, we hear about it on the radio, get that coupon in our in...
Wednesday, 12 May 2010
Bloody Tired of Tampon Ads
U by Kotex ads are changing the way we look at tampon ads, but what about the other issues surrounding the feminine hygiene industry? Kotex recently came out with a new brand of products: U by K...
Thursday, 06 May 2010
Drop-in Sessions Paint a Positive Picture for People Living with Mental Illness
The Art Studio for People Living with Mental Illness provides solidarity and a safe haven for artists to pursue their creative interests. Dahlia Liwsze attended its open house on Thursday, April 22nd ...
Wednesday, 05 May 2010
The Solidarity Campaign of Canadian and African Grandmothers
An intercontinental movement of grandmothers is mobilizing to provide life-saving HIV/AIDS medicines to Africa. Over the past four years, an extraordinary movement has been growing amon...
Thursday, 13 May 2010
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