Learn by doing

For St. John’s illustrator Paul Tucker, comics are slowly becoming more than just a private obsession. Having published only a few short comic stories before this year, he was selected by Texas company Viper Comics to do the art for a horror/adventure script they had…

The horror!

Who doesn’t love a good scare? Especially from the comfort of your own couch.With the recent onslaught of slash n’ dash horror movies being churned out—I mean, how many Saws is a normal human being expected to sit through?—I recommend you look to the past…

Paper Covers Rock

Cougar Party Anshuman Iddamsetty preps his Slutty Amphibious Vehicle costume. Cougar Party sharpen claws, pick teeth Punk’s coolest moms since Sleater-Kinney (or Kim Gordon) are returning to St. John’s to play two shows at Distortion this weekend. The ‘Party are first playing with local face-melters…

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What was your favourite Hallowe’en costume as a kid? Dale Jarvis – Storyteller and founder of the Haunted Hike: “My most memorable childhood hallowe’en costume was a pretty nifty worm costume my mother made for me when I was about 8 or 9 years old….

Storefront 10/25/07

The stylists of Zhaira (L-R): Philip Ryan, Nicholas Dollmont, [client Lori White], owner Debra Blackmore, and Leah Robertson. Also part of the team is Sheri-Lynn Burden. Emilie Bourque makes the cut. Now that there’s no denying fall weather is officially here, let’s hope winter holds…

hot live undead

Looking for parties to celebrate the ‘We’en? Here’s what we could dig up by press time. Crazy dance party Rattle your bones to Mopaya’s afrobeat and reggae out with The Discounts at CBTGs. They’re going to be giving away CDs and a $100 bar tab….

Queen of ‘We’en

Bryhanna Greenough on ‘we’ening your home. This Halloween I want to do something to make it fun for the neighbourhood kids. But I want something that isn’t too frightning… or time-consuming. I didn’t have to look far to find an expert frightsmith—my friend’s mom Judi…

Derek James

Occupation: Researcher, and on the side, face-painter/body-artist Age: 52 Home town: Born in Gander, grew up in Ottawa

Bennithew?

Anna Kate MacDonald gazes at the world of celebrity reality through the lens of a fictional play—Matt and Ben These days, celebrity news comes at us at lightning speed and from all directions. Without really meaning to, we know the paternity of Anna Nicole’s child,…

Fourth Wall 10/25/07

Elling Lien is behind the mask. PANTIES FOR SOCIAL CHANGE Fed up with trying to change the world through sarcasm? Or by diplomacy? As the gears of negotiation grind quickly back to zero, and the political situation in Burma (Myanmar) does not seem to be…

Free Will Astrology 10/25/07

Stuck for a costume, Cancer? Rob Brezsny says go as a sexy midwife. Scorpio (October 23 November 21) Don’t eat stale candy from a vending machine where it has sat for six months. Don’t seek advice from people who haven’t changed their minds about anything…

Savage Love 10/25/07

Sex and love columnist Dan Savage thinks you should lay off the death grip. I think my 5-year-old nephew is probably gay. Most of the reasons are superficial (he says that Zac Efron is really cute), but I also have a hunch. If he is…