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Though the beginning of the show was promising and his insights on the corruption of a capitalist society rang true to me, as the show progressed, he dove further and further into a pool of cheap, predictable sex jokes.

Fans wait over nine hours for Osheaga Festival Max Szyc | Fulcrum Contributor Photo by Charleena Fan MONTREAL’S ANNUAL OSHEAGA festival typically attracts festival-goers of all ages thanks to its eclectic lineups. This summer was no exception, as ‘80s electro-pop veterans New Order played back-to-back with modern folk-rock sensations Mumford and Sons at the festival’s …

Five albums to groove, chill, and definitely not study to this summer Max Szyc | Fulcrum Contributor   The Knife Shaking the Habitual | Mute Records Sweden’s The Knife joins a wave of artists like David Bowie and Daft Punk who made long-awaited returns in 2013 after lengthy periods of (mostly) silence. While it was …

101 Letters to a Prime Minister: The Complete Letters to Stephen Harper Yann Martel | Vintage Canada 4 / 5 YANN MARTEL, THE author of Life of Pi, released another book in 2012 that was a polar opposite of his previous novel. 101 Letters to a Prime Minister is a non-fiction work that features the …

The PepTides Revenge of the Vinyl Cafe | Self-released 4 / 5 REVENGE OF THE Vinyl Cafe, from Ottawa’s own nine-piece outfit The PepTides, is an unusual album. What’s important to realize is that it isn’t really an album; it’s a soundtrack, written and recorded to coincide with each short story in Stuart McLean’s book …

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