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Interview: Stand-up comic and actor Andy Kindler on his new album, the 25th anniversary of his JFL addresses, and mental health

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  October 17, 2020 @ 7:54pm

Andy Kindler has been a stand-up comic for over 30 years; toured endlessly across North America; co-starred in hit TV shows like Everybody Loves Raymond, Bob's Burgers, and Maron; spent years doing regular field pieces on The Late Show with David Letterman and returns to the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal every year to deliver his "State of the Industry

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Review: Weed & Wine

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  October 20, 2020 @ 8:39pm

When you watch a documentary called Weed & Wine, you pretty much know what you're getting into: you're going to learn about two worlds that are similar and yet different. This is personified in a cannabis farmer from California and a family vineyard in France. The film does this quite well. I was genuinely interested, and learned in a way that didn't feel heavy handed.

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Supernatural: Gimme Shelter

Posted by: Kyle Tetarenko  //  October 19, 2020 @ 9:42pm

The darkness returns.

At Patchwork, a community place or worship, the weary can take shelter within its walls because all are welcome, regardless or circumstance, faith or creed. While walking home from volunteering, Conner hears someone call his name in the alley for help but when moves closer to get a better view, he's attacked and taken.

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Supernatural: Last Holiday

Posted by: Kyle Tetarenko  //  October 18, 2020 @ 11:07pm

Stand by for full power.

When more and more mechanical issues start creeping up in the bunker, Dean knows it's time to roll up their sleeves and fix the problem. After going into the boiler room, he and Sam notice that the power is noted to still be in standby mode.

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Review: Feast of the Seven Fishes

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  October 18, 2020 @ 8:19pm

In an effort to avoid burying the lead, I enjoyed Feast of the Seven Fishes, and there's a lot of heart to unpack. However, like many decent films, its intentions are slightly off. The film doesn't really work as a romantic comedy, but as a time capsule, it's very strong.

Writing a romantic comedy is hard.

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JFL Interview: Late Night and Amber Ruffin Show writer/performer Jenny Hagel

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  October 8, 2020 @ 7:07pm

If you've watched Late Night with Seth Meyers over the last few years, you've likely seen lots of Second City alumn Jenny Hagel, either performing alongside Meyers and fellow writer Amber Ruffin for the popular "Jokes Seth Can't Tell" segment or appearing in various other bits and sketches.

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JFL Interview: Stand-up comic DeAnne Smith

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  October 7, 2020 @ 10:02pm

DeAnne Smith has been doing stand-up for nearly 15 years, beginning in Montreal, moving to the Toronto scene, and performing on stages all over Canada, the United States, the UK, and Australia since.

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Supernatural: Destiny’s Child

Posted by: Kyle Tetarenko  //  April 6, 2020 @ 12:17am

There's always another rift in Supernatural.

After briefly crossing paths with some alternate reality versions of themselves in the armory, the Winchesters get a visit from none other than the head reaper herself, Billy. Step two of her plan is for the team to find a relic called the Occultum.

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Interview: Soulfly's Max Cavalera talks touring and his love of all genres of metal

Posted by: William O'Donnell  //  March 17, 2020 @ 10:56pm

February 17 saw the return of metal titans Soulfly to Winnipeg, Manitoba. Along for "The Summoning" tour were thrashers Toxic Holocaust, and on this date we also received a metal barrage from X Method, Bears with Technology, and Cause of Death.

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Supernatural: Galaxy Brain

Posted by: Kyle Tetarenko  //  March 16, 2020 @ 9:32pm

So God walks into a Radio Shed...

When browsing the latest selection of TVs and home theatre equipment, the sales associate shows Chuck all of the options that he has available. There's so many that Chuck realizes he doesn't need more – he needs less.

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Supernatural: The Gamblers

Posted by: Kyle Tetarenko  //  January 30, 2020 @ 11:14pm

How the Winchesters got their groove back.

Desperate to get back to their old selves for the inevitable battle to end all battles with god, the Winchesters are off to Alaska on a quest to get their luck back. Back at the bunker, Castiel gets home but finds nothing but a note from Sam letting him know where they went. Moments later, the bunker gets a phone call.

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