Sammus at The Baby G

Cornell PhD student and rapper, Enongo Lumumba-Kasongonamed, named herself Sammus in honour of the famous Nintendo-based Metroid heroine, crafting music she refers to as “black girl nerd rap.” Hailing from Ithaca, New York, the talented artist headlined a set at Toronto’s…

A Grunge History Lesson with The Melvins’ King Buzzo

Cited as the godfathers of both grunge and sludge metal — the former thanks to late friend, Kurt Cobain — The Melvins burst out of Montesano, Washington in the early 1980s. However, their stay was to be short-lived, leaving for…

‘On Chesil Beach’ Can’t Sustain The Passion It Aspires To

Compatibility is a tricky business, even on the best of days, like your wedding… It  is  summer  1962,  and  England  is  still  a  year  away  from  huge  social  changes: Beatlemania, the sexual revolution and the Swinging Sixties.  This is when…

Ask your #WCW with Alexis Lynn

This week we’re crushing on Alexis Lynn. Hailing from Vancouver, Alexis is a 19-year-old musical phenom.  Professionally launching her career in 2015, Alexis won “Best Original Song” and “Audience Favourite” at The Star Experience Songwriting Competition. She was also a top…

How does alcohol affect your body and mind?

People drink alcohol for several reasons. Some drink it simply for pleasure. Others drink alcohol because they are passing through tough times and need something to help them forget. Whatever your reason for drinking alcohol, the health implications are the…

How To Improve Your Off-Road Driving Skills

One of the benefits of owning a 4×4 or an ATV is, of course, the off-road driving capabilities. However, the majority of the time these vehicles don’t get to be used to their full potential and are instead relegated to…