Stop Deleting Your Online Content

Stop Deleting Your Online Content

The internet has ushered in a new era of creative publishing. In just a few clicks, any internet user can upload their content online and gain exposure in a limitless creative marketplace. But as liberating as the online world is for self-publishing, it’s also decidedly ephemeral. Because these creative works are accessed purely in a…

A Trip to Austin, Texas

A Trip to Austin, Texas

Back in late February, my partner and I took a trip to Austin, Texas. For me, the trip served to reconcile my fond childhood memories of the city with reality — and Austin didn’t disappoint. We were met with sunny days, fantastic food, and friendly service. People lined the streets and shopping centres buzzed with…

Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

Empty store shelves. Businesses shuttering their doors. A surge in firearm and ammunition sales. The last few weeks have held many inauspicious hallmarks of a coming apocalypse. And while I don’t believe that COVID-19 is the harbinger of doom, it’s certainly tested our world’s collective ability to grapple with uncertainty — including my own. When…

Cat Log: The Embiggening, Part 2

Cat Log: The Embiggening, Part 2

In my last Cat Log — a piece of gonadal gonzo journalism — I covered Ozzy’s inevitable neutering. Several months have passed since the operation, and thankfully, the little guy seems to be doing well. Only now, he’s not so little. Part of the excitement of owning a Maine Coon or another large cat breed…

Sober October 2019: The First Half

Sober October 2019: The First Half

The first time I heard about Sober October was during an episode of The Joe Rogan Experience — a podcast that everyone and their mother seems to have listened to. Typically, Rogan’s show features interviews with an eclectic range of special guests. However, this particular episode found Rogan and three of his comedian buddies in…