Online Exclusive: Who cares about this article?

By Brandon Beasley

When taking stock of our culture, television is a good place to look for a picture of our tastes and proclivities. We live in a world where so-called ‘reality shows’ on television are widespread and widely watched. Where the low-brow, crass and misogynistic Two and a Half Men is one of the most popular situation… Continue reading Online Exclusive: Who cares about this article?

DIY: Exercise Made Easy

By Sarah Dorchak

Time management is a difficult skill that students must learn quickly. A student’s time usually goes towards balancing work and a social life, while staying healthy often falls to the bottom of the priority list; you just don’t have time to go to the gym! If you can successfully incorporate exercise into your life, however,… Continue reading DIY: Exercise Made Easy

Spun: Girls

By Andy Williams

September 2009 saw Girls break onto the American indie scene with their remarkable debut, simply called Album. What was equally remarkable and fascinating was the morbid story of band co-founder and frontman Christopher Owens. Owens grew up in the Children of God cult, where he watched a younger brother die due to neglect and a… Continue reading Spun: Girls

Spun: Olenka and the Autumn Lovers

By Rhiannon Kirkland

Find yourself a date, a bottle of wine and a place to dance. And Now We Sing, the latest release from the Ontario-based group Olenka and the Autumn Lovers is the perfect soundtrack for a night in. Guitar driven waltzes (“Berlin”), gypsy romps (“Sparrow”) and just a touch of western twang (“East End”) make for… Continue reading Spun: Olenka and the Autumn Lovers

Spun: Weezer

By Garth Paulson

The 1996 release of Weezer’s Pinkerton was a surprising flop for the band. The album’s sales were low and it was hammered by Rolling Stone as one of the worst albums of the year. Despite the auspicious start, word of mouth spread and the album became a cult hit. Since then, the album is acclaimed… Continue reading Spun: Weezer