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  • May 5-11, 2011
  • Vol. 18, No. 49
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Arts + Culture

  • Chaz Thorne: feature film director
  • Film + TV
  • Chaz Thorne: feature film director

    With the release of Thorne’s new comedy-drama Whirligig, he explains its troubled gestation and the struggles to keep his tenuous job in a country that doesn’t want to go to the movies to see its own stories.
  • Pardis Parker’s busy life
  • Film + TV
  • Pardis Parker’s busy life

    The Halifax film/TV/stage hyphenate has a lot of work these days, his own projects and others, most immediately a short film he’s making with Picnicface’s Evany Rosen.

Food + Drink

Love the way we bitch

  • Burning Alive

    I heard of a man who burned himself alive in France out in front of his workplace. It was on the radio. The workplace was targeting its employees and undoubtedly psychologically torturing them until they either quit or committed suicide. There had been approximately 20 suicides from this one company. There must have been a real vicious bastard in charge of the place is all I could conclude about the company. How many people live in this city that dread going to work, either because of a workplace bully or a boss who will allow a bully of lower rank
  • You Know What Sucks?

    So I know these two guys. One of them really likes me, and I really like the other one. I found out later that they're best friends. And the one I like knows his best friend likes me, so he's never going to ask me out. I think I now know what a love triangle is. Today. Fucking. Sucks. —Switch Please
  • Playing the Duck

    To the Asian family in the 8 items or less aisle at the grocery store yesterday, is 8 items or LESS really that hard to understand? You had at least 40 items leaving all the folks behind you shaking their heads in disgust. Playing the language card is no excuse, just look at the people around you with their 8 ITEMS OR LESS, not that fucking hard to understand. What pissed me off even more is the teller told the Caucasian woman behind me with 10 items to go to another line. Do the rules only apply to Caucasians? Are

Music

News + Opinion

Halifax Weddings

  • Love and manners
  • Expert Advice
  • Love and manners

    Wedding planner Claudia Habib shares her words of wisdom for wedding games, thank-yous and awkward apologies.
  • Pretty as a picture
  • Expert Advice
  • Pretty as a picture

    Professional wedding photographer Michelle Doucette on how to look your best, regardless of the weather or time of day.

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