Scary Monsters and Super Creeps

October is scary movie month on all your favorite media outlets, and who doesn’t love to be scared? As a lover of all things spooky, (just ask me about my long term crush on David Duchovny for his portrayal of Fox “spooky” Mulder) I have decided to participate by giving you some of my all-timeContinue reading “Scary Monsters and Super Creeps”

The Tree & The Child

A child follows the sound of trees creaking and bending in the wind, and finds herself in front of the Tree. Tree: Look into my eye, I will show you your future, my child. Child: (weary) Is it safe? Tree: Yes. Come near to me child, be still and watch closely at its center, youContinue reading “The Tree & The Child”

Radio Ga Ga: The Origin of the Mixtape

I am going to be explicit, firstly, when I say that this is in no way the definitive history of the mixtape, I have done almost zero research into it, and am using only anecdotal evidence, my own drug-influenced memory, and the memory of others with similar life experiences in which to write this article.Continue reading “Radio Ga Ga: The Origin of the Mixtape”

Lovesong: A Collection of Poetry & Photographs in Honour of Love Day

Defeated I’m warm and a shutterFaintly a flutterHardly awareGripped by your stareStanding stark and nervousLetting go,You lay me still and quietThen all at once, your love is violentA tumble of lust,Engagingly roughAnd cluttered with intentA sinful retreat,An amorous defeat. Warm Fold me up, like pockets of blue-love Wiggle my arms and legs I will waitContinue reading “Lovesong: A Collection of Poetry & Photographs in Honour of Love Day”

Relax, don’t do it.

Veronica walks into her home from an exhausting day. Sighing heavily, she shakes off her coat and bag and angrily peels off the layers of business casual. Gleefully, she remembers her husband has taken the kids to visit his parents. What will she do with all this spare time? There’s nothing like a hot soothingContinue reading “Relax, don’t do it.”

Ode to Paper

Ever since I can remember, I have always had an obsession with stationary. Many times as a girl, I would slip away from my mother, and could be found wandering the aisle of the office supply section of the grocery store. To this day, I cannot leave a store without perusing the aisle of pens,Continue reading “Ode to Paper”