Watching the Olympics and Reading Tolkien – Part One

Watching the Olympics and Reading Tolkien – Part One

I’ve been following the Vancouver Olympics all week. Hardly a surprise, of course: for all of us with Canadian media as our daily guide, the…

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"Pulse" (aka "Kairo")--first offering in a new CrimeLab film series

“Pulse” (aka “Kairo”)–first offering in a new CrimeLab film series

The first film in a four part series–“Fear in Media”–was screened last night: Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s 2001 tingler, Pulse. This Japan-o-horror flick was viewed by about…

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"The Government Has No Business in the Stomach of the People"

“The Government Has No Business in the Stomach of the People”

This week, renegade farmer Michael Schmidt from Durham, Ontario won his high-profile court battle to sell raw milk to people through a clever (though common)…

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Kwartzlab

Kwartzlab

On Tuesday night, Kwartzlab hosted its first 5+5 lightning talk event at its headquarters on Duke Street. This was a chance for folks to find…

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