Category Archives: Culture

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A Year of Books + Films

When I turned 19, I decided to record every book I read and film I watched for a year. The whole project made me more mindful of the media I consume every day + what interests me. I discovered a … Continue reading

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I Stopped Reading “Health” Magazines + You Should Too!

April Flores for Bizarre Magazine I used to pore over women’s health magazines, certain that reading them would inspire me to be healthier. Recently, though, I learned that so-called health magazines aren’t so good for us afterall: They perpetuate negative … Continue reading

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Happy Passover!

One of my favourite Passover treats! Photo by sugar-bliss gnome on Flickr. Passover was always a warm, happy time, for me as a child, full of good food and lots of time spent with family and friends. We dressed our … Continue reading

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The Artist Project 2011

This past Sunday, I had the pleasure of attending The Artist Project Toronto, a four-day show featuring “200 of the best independent contemporary artists”. Got my tickets!! Discovering art thrills me, so strolling down aisle after aisle and meeting the … Continue reading

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Not “Gay Suicide”

Of late, we’ve been bombarded with the tragic news of countless young men and women who could no longer cope, ending their lives. But the prevalence of so-called”gay suicides” hasn’t risen. Only media attention has. How do we as a … Continue reading

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