It must be rough having to go through your career with the title “American Idol Winner” before your name. Sure, many winners and artists from that show have embraced their AI roots but I’d think, if I had even an ounce of musical talent and played my whole life even before a contest I’d won, […]

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When you’re a writer, or any creative artist really, trying to rise above going from paycheck to paycheck, there’s arguably always this sense of “maybe I should quit and do something that’ll make me more money.” But, reality soonafter sets in. You can’t change the person you are. You can’t not create. You have to […]

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When the Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage legal In all 50 states last June, I immediately took to Facebook and changed my profile pic to add the rainbow filter on my profile pic. There was context behind the quick profile switch. I’ve long been a supporter of gay rights, and showing it on social media […]

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It’s a Pumpkin Spice world, and we’re just living in it. Each fall anyway. Speaking of which, as we approach “sweater weather,” it seems appropriate to profile a band who scored a double platinum song two years ago with a song of the same name. The Neighbourhood’s “Sweater Weather” was that rare track that expanded […]

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Do you remember those old school ads of a “hot” new item that “slices and dices?” It’s not necessarily important that you do or not, but it’s the first thought that entered my mind right before interview hardrocker and filmmaker Rob Zombie. I’ll explains, because – let’s face it – it’s the king of all Non sequitur […]

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