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Love Challenge

As William Wordsworth once wrote: “To begin, begin.” Truer words were never spoken. One of my trusted friends is the supremely talented writer, columnist, and wellness expressionist, Tammy T. Stone. A Canadian living in Japan, we often commiserate about the teachings we experience in life. One night while chatting, she gifted me with these words, which, […]

Geolocation, Location, Location: Interview With Grindr CEO Joel Simkhai

In three short years, social apps for smart phones have fundamentally changed how gay men meet and interact. Joel Simkhai, founder and CEO of Grindr—the app that provides users with the opportunity to see a plethora of profiles of other men who are nearby using a smart phone’s GPS technology—has seen this first-hand. Always an […]

Interest In Pinterest

For about 30 years, for research purposes and just for the joy of it, I have collected and saved thousands of printed photos, illustrations, news clippings, and design items. This analogue albatross is now stored in several filing cabinets, each weighing over 100 lbs. Canada switched to the metric system in 1973, yet I still […]

Delicious Rumours

  Delicious doesn’t lie. While using the popular social bookmarking web service for amassing, storing, sharing and discovering web bookmarks, I noticed that I misspelled my Delicious bookmark tag for Martin Scorsese, accidentally omitting an “e.” While making the correction, I looked over at the upper-right column of my Delicious webpage to view my top […]

Share the Arts and Culture Experience

Torontonians are quite fortunate to be able to enjoy more community arts and culture events than any other city in Canada, with staples like Luminato, Nuit Blanche, The International Festival Of Authors, Word On The Street, and the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, plus newer innovation events such as TEDxToronto, and more film and theatre festivals […]

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