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Why Lilly Singh is the best thing to happen to Canadian teenagers since Degrassi!

April 25, 2017

I’m willing to bet you’ve never head of Lilly Singh. She’s a bit of an enigma, because if you ask any teenager, they are obsessed with her. But unlike say a Kardashian, if you have kids and they are obsessed …
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Five reasons living downtown wins the competition

February 24, 2017

Presented in Partnership with VERSUS There are so many reasons that living downtown in a city is the best. In Calgary, when you have so many vibrant amazing residences like ONE Properties’ new rental building in the Beltline, called VERSUS, …
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5 things we know so far about Calgary’s first Popeyes!

December 14, 2016

Presented in Partnership with Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Merry Christmas, Calgary foodies. After months of teasing us, Popeyes is finally coming to Calgary! The popular chain, known for it’s Louisiana-inspired fried chicken and seafood, is wildly popular around the world, but …
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Garth Brooks to play Edmonton six times in four days!

December 13, 2016

They really don’t come better than Garth Brooks, do they? I remember a few years ago, when Garth Brooks came to Calgary, I was somehow lucky enough to buy a ticket when they first went on sale. Actually, to tell …
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Let’s make the internet safer for one and all!

February 9, 2016

Today is Safer Internet Day, and as someone who makes his living online, a day like this is incredibly important. Since I started writing this blog in 2006, I can say that I’ve seen it all. The internet can be …
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People took some pretty amazing photos of this week’s snowfall in the rockies!

April 12, 2015

It’s been a strange winter here in Alberta, some people say it never even got started. But while the big cities had nice weather for the past couple of weeks, something magical has been happening in the mountains, and I’m …
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Five facts about the new Q host!

March 10, 2015

Well, it’s official! After months of specutation, the CBC has finally announced who will be the new host of Q.  (We all remember what happened to he who should not be named, right?) And the new host is….. Shad! If …
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From guns to dinosaurs: All’s Grand in Grande Prairie!

August 27, 2014

Presented by Travel Alberta Photo (below) via Jess Harcombe Fleming Photography In terms of booming cities, Grande Prairie is one of Alberta’s “boomiest.” Over the past couple of years, it’s become a hub for people working in living in north western …
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Survivor Exit Interview: Was Shamar just misunderstood?

March 12, 2013

Every season there’s at least one villain on Survivor. And it would seem that this season, the Survivor gods offered up Shamar Thomas. The Iraq war vet with just a little bit of a temper.  But his time was cut …
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Contest Passes to see The Paperboy in Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax or Winnipeg! (Closed)

October 11, 2012

Oscar season is in full swing and with so many movies vying for the golden trophy, you’ll likely want to start seeing some of the movies even before they open. How you ask? Well, luckily for you, I’m giving away …
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Contest: Passes to Apothic Wine Launch (Closed)

September 22, 2012

This Tuesday, I’ll be the emcee for a one of kind of event here in Calgary. Apothic Wines is celebrating their launch of Apothic White, which is a blend of Chardonnay, Riesling and Moscato from California. To celebrate, the wine …
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Free Double Passes to see Roller Town!

September 11, 2012

It’s been a while since there’s been a really good Canadian comedy, so the timing of the upcoming Roller Town couldn’t be more perfect. From the comedy troupe Picnicface, the feature film was made in the spirit of legendary comedies …
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2012 Canada Country Music Award Winners!

September 9, 2012

Photograph by: Gord Waldner, The StarPhoenix Tonight, Saskatoon hosted the country’s biggest country starts for the CCMA Awards. And the 11,000 fans in attendance were treated to quite a show. They watched Hey Romeo pick up Group of the Year, …
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Classified needs you to help create his next song!

September 4, 2012

I mean this next sentence is the most legitimate and complimentary way possible. Hip Hop artist Classified is Canada’s biggest rap star since Snow. In fact, he’s bigger (and way better), but the first sentence is technically accurate. Sure there’s …
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Contest: Tickets to an award winning…Blind Date!

August 27, 2012

Have you ever been on a blind date? What about with a clown? Either way, this contest is for you! If you live in Calgary, you’ve probably already heard of “Blind Date” created by Rebecca Northan. It’s a local favorite …
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