Author: Al Donato

05 Oct October’s Obscene Oddities: Event Roundup

Gals, ghouls, and genderless voids, it’s the most wonderful month of the year! Halloween month has finally descended upon us heathens, decking the shopping aisles with motion-sensing animatronics and those delightful racist/sexist/culturally obnoxious get-ups everyone loves to avoid eye contact with. As each day fills...

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07 Jul July’s Juicy Justles: Event Roundup

June was a blur of sun rashes, free alcohol at industry events, nodding along to co-workers describing what some music festival was like. Now it’s somehow July. Half the year has flown by, and most of it was wasted on subway delays. You won’t ever...

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03 Jun June’s Jumping Joys: Event Roundup

Just in time for June, the omens of summer are making themselves apparent. Rainbows mark prideful storefronts. The words “I have air conditioning” reveal who our best friends are. Locals get religious at their places of worship, chief among them "Sweet Jesus". Those of us...

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03 May May’s Monthly Mayhem: Event Roundup

I’m feeling pretty felt optimistic about May. Maybe it’s thanks to Miitomo, a nifty app for introverts that lets you evade face-to-face interaction with actual people. Or because I’ve just found out the BELIEVE guy has his own Yelp page. It could be something in...

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24 Apr [Spotlight Game] The Yawhg

We’re here folks. The end of the line. The last episode. The Final Fantasy, for real this time. This essay is the thrilling conclusion of our Spotlight Game series, where for a year we’ve examined the vices and virtues of videogames by Toronto indie developers....

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25 Mar [Spotlight Game] Homo Synthetica

First things first: apologies. This month’s spotlight game is just as late as Spring. May our many hydrae heads be struck from our infinite writhing necks. Our second last spotlight game is Homo Synthetica by altopunk, a.k.a. the Frank Ocean of the Canadian game scene,...

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