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Free Spirits III

  • Drink

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” – Ernest Hemingway Ricky Fucking Martin. I seriously hate that dude with a burning passion right now. Fuck him, and fuck his shitty music. This week I decided to binge in the Bubble, on Concordia turf. I […]

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Teebs and Familiar Feelings

  • Music

I like music that’s like drinking coffee. Slight buzz, warmth, headrush. There’s the stuff that gets my head nodding. Dilla, FlyLo and D’Angelo. And sometimes the head-nod gets abstracted into something more subdued. For that there’s Four Tet and Teebs. Teebs may look tame in comparison with his peers on Brainfeeder–gossamer ambiences and warm melodies […]

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Un Chant D’Amour, Rewired

  • Culture

A conversation with Shahir Omar-Krishnaswamy, student-directing a remake of one of the earliest queer films ever made, Jean Genet’s underground arthouse film Un Chant d’Amour. Two men imprisoned for their sexualities, fall in love and interact by passing smoke through a straw in the cell wall. The film silently expresses the prisoners isolation and desire, […]

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Fleetwood Mac (& Cheese)

  • Food

I recently discovered Stereomood. For those of you who reside under a pile of rocks, or otherwise claim yourselves to be too evolved for aimless Internet wandering, this is one of those sites that provide you with weirdly situationally-specific playlists so that you can access the most appropriate compilation of songs for when you are […]

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Supermodel

  • Culture
  • Features
  • Music

  The term “one-hit wonder” is at best a fairly reductive description, and at worst completely invalidates all the work an artist does before or after their major song. With that said, I understand how appropriate the term sometimes feels – when I first heard Foster the People’s deliriously catchy single “Pumped Up Kicks” in […]

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Easter Eggs of the Plateau

  • Food

Finally living east of campus has given me the opportunity to explore the less mainstream options of the plateau. Before, if I were to visit the orient, I’d go somewhere like Romados that I had heard so much about. Once Romados (et al) became common fare, I started having to be a bit more adventurous […]

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