Night one of Lawnya Vawnya electric for a Wednesday

Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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Night one of the Lawnya Vawnya music fest went down at the Republic, and featured Quidi Video, Jonny and the Cowabungas and Vulva Culture. Even though it was a Wednesday, there was a definite buzz in the air – it was (maybe) higher than one degree outside, the show was PWYC and people seemed to […]


Midnight Tailors: #Geekchic and so much more

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Midnight Tailors is a new business in St. John’s that makes custom tailored fashions for men (and also some women’s clothing, but their primary focus is menswear). The venture was started by Dave Mullet, grandson of Tony the Tailor and Shara King. Both Mullet and King have a background in tailoring or design and they […]


TV Tuesdays with Rory: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s titular character is a former cult member who spent a lengthy portion of her life in a bunker, being told that the world had ended. We start the action immediately before she is rescued. Soon after, Kimmy is inspired to move to New York City, where most of the story takes place. […]


The What’s Around Diet: Naan Pizza

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
Naan Pizza

I woke up on my birthday and decided I would have pizza for breakfast; So I searched through my pantry for possible ingredients. Some naan in the breadbox tempted me, and I decided to use it as the foundation for my hearty meal to come. I assembled the other ingredients on my counter. They were: […]


TV Tuesdays with Rory: Suits

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

  Let’s talk a bit about Suits. Suits is an entertaining legal drama, which serves as an interesting case study.   For those who are unfamiliar, Suits is a competently stylized and well-paced show which follows the career of attorney Mike Ross and his mentor, Harvey Specter. Mike Ross joins Pearson Specter, a successful law firm, under the pretence of […]


IceCaps shut down Wolf Pack 3-0

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Kyle MacKinnon had a big game as he notched two goals and added an assist, meanwhile Connor Hellebuyck turned aside all 21 shots he faced to pick up his second shutout in a row as the St. John’s IceCaps beat the Hartford Wolf Pack 3-0 Tuesday evening. Kyle MacKinnon got the IceCaps on the board early in […]


The What’s-Around Diet: Last-Night’s-Sausage Oatmeal

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

In the What`s-Around Diet, your writer shares secret recipes that require close to no knowledge of cooking and as few necessary ingredients as possible. Join him as he manoeuvres the blizzard of a student`s schedule with tolerable food!   Breakfast is perhaps the most difficult meal of the day: in the mornings, we’re often tired, […]


TV Tuesdays with Rory: House of Lies

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

House of Lies is a tricky one. As a critic, I try to break things down into components, hopefully arriving at an understanding of what I do and do not enjoy. House of Lies has been difficult to look at this way. For that reason alone, it might be one of the more interesting case […]


TV Tuesdays with Rory: The 100

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

I’ve mentioned The 100 before on this blog, but it deserves its own entry. For those who are unaware of it, The 100 is a television program available on Canadian Netflix. It tells the story of a human race that has evacuated Earth in favor of life in space, after an apocalypse-like crisis. They decide […]


TV Tuesdays With Rory: Marco Polo premiere

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Marco Polo, a Netflix drama that premiered on December 12,  follows the historic figure during his early years. So much of Marco Polo’s initial appeal is its mystery, so I don’t think it would be appropriate for me to really say much of the plot. It’s sufficient to know that Marco Polo is, at heart, a show about […]