It Only Tuesday: A Chinatown Vibe Tuneup

Miriam Saslove - Jul 26, 2016

It’s a Tuesday afternoon at Jackpine. Koreana is closed. The sky is cloudy. The vibe is solemn and slow. What’s a studio to do? Luckily, we’re developing a Chinatown Vibe Tune-up strategy for occasions just like this. Step 1: Robo Our first stop is Bar Robo for some much-needed caffeine and snacks. Bonus points if […]

VIP or Nah?

Kanna Anigbogu - Jul 11, 2016

Did you know the boys are back in town? Until last Friday night, I didn’t. Cue VIP Karaoke; which upon hearing about, I thought was a pretty cool rename to auditions for local talent show contests in the Ottawa region. Following this thought, my colleagues and I would double as contestants and judges. We would […]

Percy Station: Filling a void in our community

Raunaq Singh - Jun 22, 2016

Ottawa’s recent heat wave has finally coaxed people outside. Patios seem to be filled at all hours of the day, and our streets have a bustle to them that is largely absent in this city for nine months out of the year. From our office in Chinatown we see the transition from winter to summer […]

Things We Like: Overwatch

Christian Griffin - May 31, 2016

On May 24,  Blizzard Entertainment’s newest game, Overwatch, made touchdown. A team shooter with minor MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) elements thrown in, Overwatch is Blizzard’s first foray into the FPS (first-person shooter) genre, and their first new IP in more than a decade. I’m an unapologetic Blizzard fanboy, but I nonetheless had my concerns […]

Tip of The Donald

Liam Mooney - Mar 8, 2016

On February 10th, 2016, Los-Angeles based artist Illma Gore posted an image on Facebook of a pastel-based work depicting an uncanny image of Donald Trump entitled “Make America Great Again”. The work depicts a nude Trump bearing a look of indignation, slouched and leaning over his knee, exposing a micro-penis. From the artist’s statement:  “Make America Great […]

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