Image: Hate Story cover, designed by Brett Bakker. The grim reaper rises up between silhouettes of a man and a woman, speech bubbles floating like ghosts. Subtext reads: Online shaming is a myth … or is it? Above the title, a blurb from Giles Blunt, bestselling author of the John Cardinal mysteries: “From Twitterized mobthinkContinue reading “Guest post: Jeff Cottrill on the inspiration for Hate Story”
It’s been heartbreaking to see all the cancellations of live theatre performances—not to mention devastating for theatre companies, festivals and artists—with seasons being cut short or delayed indefinitely, and productions and festivals cancelled during the COVID-19 crisis. But there are still ways you can support companies and artists, and stay connected with theatre while we […]Continue reading “Stay the Fuck Home Guest Post by Cate McKim Theatre Edition — Lizzie Violet”
Lizzie Violet. Photo by Zoltan Hawryluk. Everyone has their own way of dealing with today’s new normal of staying home and following physical distancing guidelines—and we’re all finding the need to develop new routines and methods of navigating everyday tasks and errands in a pseudo war-time environment, with standard items like toilet paper, handContinue reading “Interview: Lizzie Violet & her Stay the Fuck Home blog series”
Camille relaxing with a cowbell. ICYMI: life with more cowbell is now on an indefinite hiatus as I ponder a new direction for the blog; for more info, please see my post from the end of January. With the exception of a few shows I’d already committed to reviewing before the holiday (I haveContinue reading “ICYMI: cowbell on indefinite hiatus”
New cowbells courtesy of my aunt Doreen Moore. It’s Thanksgiving Monday here in Canada and I’ve been thinking about what I’m grateful for this year: friends, family, my colleagues at Nightwood Theatre—and you, dear reader. I came out of hiatus in early September to cover INpulse Theatre Co’s production of Mockingbird Close at RedContinue reading “Update”
It’s out, folks. I Hate Todd has officially released their YouTube video of their amazing, scary and sexy debut single “Zombie Love.” Take a look at this rockin’ awesomeness: Yet another reason to hate Todd. That bloody sexy zombie master. You can also follow I Hate Todd on Facebook, Twitter and on their YouTube channel.