Archive for the ‘Toronto Notes blog’ Category

Blitzkrieged Bop – Eye Weekly (12.8.09)

December 22, 2009

With confirmation that Toronto’s home of heavy music, The Big Bop, will be closing in 2010, Fucked Up’s Damaian “Pink Eyes” Abraham and the venue’s manager talk about all-aged shows, crust punk passion and the state of Queen and Bathurst.

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Celebrity science – Eye Weekly (9.9.09)

September 15, 2009

A TIFF-timed screed on the dangers of medical advice from Oprah and Jenny McCarthy entitled The Destructive Cult of Celebrity Science.

Dr. Dre’s Chronic gets Re-lit – EYE (8.26.09)

August 29, 2009

A chat with Death Row Records’ new owner (not Suge Knight) about the reissuing of Dr. Dre‘s gangsta rap classic The Chronic.

Common Sense Revolution 2.0 – EYE (6.29.09)

July 3, 2009

On the front lines at the Ontario PC leadership convention where it’s “Hail Harris” and “Tim Hudak in 2011.”

Going GaGa over the MMVAs – EYE (6.22.09)

June 28, 2009

Exploding cleavage! Tweenage hysteria! Fergie and the Jonas Brothers! So many celebrities who are famous for being famous! All this and so much more as I wrangle the red carpet and wade into the piranha pit at the 2009 Much Music Video Awards.

The Bush Tragedy – Eye Weekly (1.20.09)

January 26, 2009

A look at Jacob Weisberg‘s Shakespearean insight into the life and times of Dubya: The Bush Tragedy.

TTC Snow Fort – Eye Weekly (12.22.08)

December 24, 2008

Joining the Toronto Public Space Committee’s Art Attack! crew for a igloo-riffic transit shelter renovation.

A Tale of Two Rallies – Eye Weekly (12.8.08)

December 14, 2008

EYE staff writers Bilton and Carraway check in with simultaneous pro- and anti-coalition rallies in Toronto. One rally features Broken Social Scene; the other, scary conservatives.

Welcoming America Back – Eye Weekly (11.5.08)

November 6, 2008

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Hanging out with the post-election revelers at Yonge and Dundas Square for Spacing’s Welcome Back America party.

Relief From the Leafs – Eye Weekly (10.27.08)

October 31, 2008

Pondering the (unlikely) possibility of a second NHL team for Toronto on Eye’s Toronto Notes blog.