Tag: pop culture

Nybrandt touches past experiences

Nybrandt touches past experiences

It seems protests are being held almost daily and the world feels—almost—hopeless as people express their hatred for one another. In such turbulent times, a positive story about overcoming challenges—despite the politics standing in the way—is needed, and Dreams in Thin Air provides that. Dreams in Thin Air, written by Michael M. Nybrandt and illustrated … Continue reading Nybrandt touches past experiences

Sympathy for the Cannibal

Sympathy for the Cannibal

The cover of The Abominable Mr. Seabrook looks like the beginning of a horror story—a single man between two bottles of booze, a horrified expression crossing his face as he looks up. So begins the tale of famed journalist William Seabrook (1884-1945), the writer who popularized the term “zombie”. The memoir was written by Joe … Continue reading Sympathy for the Cannibal

Robert Sikoryak pokes fun at Apple with quirky and humorous juxtapositions

Robert Sikoryak pokes fun at Apple with quirky and humorous juxtapositions

Let’s admit it—every time a new update for any Apple product pops up on a screen, most people scroll through the dozens of paragraphs to the bottom, and check the damn box. Rarely does anyone read the entire document. Then, a nagging anxiety wells up. What did we really agree to? Did we just fork … Continue reading Robert Sikoryak pokes fun at Apple with quirky and humorous juxtapositions

YEG PopNow!

A monthly round-up of the various pop culture events happening throughout the Edmonton area. Variant Edition Move August 30, 2016 Variant Edition is the new cool kid on the block when it comes to comic shops. Promoting an inclusive atmosphere, the store has been a huge force when it comes to lectures and events that … Continue reading YEG PopNow!