Category: Featured

The most stylish sideshow around: Photos from the 3rd Annual Hendricks Gin Sideshow

Recently one of our new intrepid photographers attended the 3rd Annual Hendricks Gin Sideshow.  Photos and words below! *by Jess Desaulniers-Lea  Hosted by international burlesque artist Tanya Cheex and Mysterion along with his mind reading companion, Steffi Kay, the Hendricks Gin Sideshow…

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Addicted to Love? Dance like no one is watching

I’ve learned a very valuable lesson over the last few years when it comes to self-love. The moment you stop really caring about other opinions, you’ll be free. Free to live your life the way you want, free to make choices free…

Video Premiere – “Cruel” by Audra Santa

It’s always amazing to showcase new talent to all of you music addicts out there, and when it’s home grown and made by a rad gal, it’s even better.  Today we’ve got a great video premiere for you from Toronto…

Can’t Get Enough Laughter? Here’s Kevin Hart

In a world of stress and uncertainty, people can disappear into a therapeutic world that raises spirits — a place where there is laughter. Laughter is often called the best medicine, although psychologists are not totally won over by the…

Video Premiere – “Que Désire l’Amour” by Tim Arnold

Last year I had the honor and pleasure of premiering Tim Arnold’s “What love would want” here on Addicted.  It’s a ballad dedicated to love, tolerance, hope and acceptance, and it’s as beautiful as its intention.  Now the British singer/songwriter is…

Throwback Thursday Live Music Edition – Destroyer

Vancouver’s Dan Bejar has released music under the name Destroyer for quite some time. 20 years, give or take. Adding to an already extensive catalogue, his new album, Ken, delivers a distinctive early-80s vibe that conjures crisp dance-floor reveries. However, live…

Body Goals and how I achieved them in 2017

It was about a year ago. I got up in the morning, looked at myself shirtless in the mirror and realized I had gained some weight. Unlike my past self, I had recently let myself eat what I wanted most…