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Fatboy a great production that may hit a little too close to home

It seems like the perfect time for Edmonton Actors Theatre to re-mount Fatboy. The height of the Alberta PCs spending scandals isn’t too far from our memories, everyone is checking the news daily for the latest gossip about Rob or Doug Ford, and let’s not even get started on how the Harper government feels at liberty to do what it likes with our rights. 784 more words

What's On?

Why Millennials Don't Want To Buy Stuff

The concept of shopping has shifted from owning stuff to buying into new ideas. 

As all forms of media make their journey into a digital, de-corporeal space, research shows that people are beginning to actually  193 more words

Rant: Bad Pants, iPhones and Wanton Spending

The train’s an interesting way of getting around. When you’re stuck in a box with a bunch of other people with no way of getting out, interesting things start to happen. 942 more words

Personal Rants

Consumerism and Planned Obsolescence

In honor of the new iPhone, I have been thinking over the overwhelming annoyance that is consumerism. There is a hysteria over this new phone. There always is. 948 more words

The Ever-Changing Market: Harm to Minimalism

When I was a kid, PlayStation One was phenomenal. Nearly every family in my neighborhood had one, myself included. Everyday, I would sneak in at least an hour of game time (unless my parents said no, because I was so naïve and obedient) immediately after I reached home from school. 236 more words


13/365 A sorry tale

twenty year old toddlers

wants something but knows nothing

melody of materialism

whoosh in brightly bubbled sulks

failed expectations

taste like sour grapes

in an uneven relationship… 81 more words


similo (warning: nsfw)

Miguel de Olaso and Bruno Zacarías, Black Milk

Similo started as a simple yet ambitious idea: to make a realistic science fiction love story. The combination of these two aspects, “science fiction” and “realism”, was quite an exciting challenge for us. 72 more words