Posted in October 2011

#FlashbackFridays Frank “Grimey” Grimes

#FlashbackFridays Frank “Grimey” Grimes

Remember this guy? Some of you may remember him as Frank Grimes. I prefer “Grimey.” I was reading up on ol’ Grimey on Simpsons Wiki and was surprised to discover a new way of seeing this short-lived character. Apparently, Frank was created as a surrogate for the audience: a real person with a realistic personality … Continue reading

New Black Keys: Lonely Boy

New Black Keys: Lonely Boy

Blues-rock duo The Black Keys are getting pretty good at this whole viral music video thing, and their latest release, which features lo-fi footage of an awkward dancing man, serves as proof of that fact. Their new single “Lonely Boy” is now officially out for digital purchase, and will be out on November 25th on … Continue reading

More time-lapse eye candy

More time-lapse eye candy

These videos make me feel proud to be from Toronto, eager to visit Iceland, and dream of moving to New York City. Toronto Tempo from Ryan Emond on Vimeo. Midnight Sun | Iceland from SCIENTIFANTASTIC on Vimeo. Metropolis – A New York City Timelapse from Will Boisture on Vimeo.

The only dubstep track that I can stand

The only dubstep track that I can stand

Unlike the devious mind behind WhiteGirlWrap, I am not a fan of dubstep despise dubstep. But today, on this miserable rainy day in Toronto, I came across the perfect blend of heartfelt vocals, a bit of bass, and drums that are at just the right level of aggressive. I could happily ride the TTC for … Continue reading

R.I.P. #TumblrTuesdays

R.I.P. #TumblrTuesdays

In this final installment of Tumblr Tuesdays, I’d like to point you towards my first Tumblr endeavor: bits & bites. I felt as thought the time had come to begin my own personal stream of photos and videos I come across daily; those that are too brief and inconsequential for a WordPress blog post. Check … Continue reading

#Caturday Turn your kitty into a DJ

#Caturday Turn your kitty into a DJ

Is your cat a party animal who loves to scratch records your favorite arm chair? Well maybe your cat WOULD scratch records instead if it had its very own kitty turntable. The Cat Scratch from Suck UK turns your kitty into an adorable little kitty DJ. It features a spinnable deck and poseable tone arm, … Continue reading