• The September Issue
  • Maxed Out
  • Jesus Camp
  • The Queen of Versailles
  • The Circle (@ hot docs 2013)
  • Occupy: The Movie (@ hot docs 2013)
  • The Imposter
  • Comic-con
  • Bible Quiz
  • The Woman Who Wasn't There
may 1 2013 ∞
jul 7 2014 +
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  • see the Northern Lights
  • see some iceburgs
  • win a big contest
  • buy a thousand $ bag
sep 12 2011 ∞
sep 12 2011 +
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  • Fat Boy Slim - Praise You
  • Fat Boy Slim - Weapon of Choice
  • Bjork - It's Oh So Quiet
  • Hollerado - Americanarama
  • LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
  • Fiona Apple - Not About Love
mar 28 2011 ∞
sep 14 2011 +
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Because I get asked 3,000 times what I want and always draw a blank, I need to keep a running list of things I fancy this holiday season:

  • Nikon D3100
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Inception
  • Lost: Season 6
  • The Office: Season 6
  • Modern Family: Season 1
  • AGO membership
  • Acrylics
  • Printer
  • Kirby's Epic Yarn
  • Your Favorite Seuss: A Baker's Dozen by the One and Only Dr. Seuss
  • Wii Draw
  • Donkey Kong Country Returns
  • Dutch Blitz
nov 18 2010 ∞
jan 8 2012 +
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Movies that are so pretty I wouldn't mind watching them with the sound off:

  • Marie Antoinette
  • Ratatouille
  • Avatar
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Inception
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnasus
  • The Tree of Life
  • Life of Pi
mar 5 2010 ∞
feb 7 2013 +
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  • Astronaut
  • Opera Singer
  • Circus Performer
  • Movie Reviewer
  • Boxer
  • Scientist
feb 12 2010 ∞
mar 26 2010 +
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  • The Office
  • LOST
  • Intervention
  • Hoarders
  • 90210
  • The Hills
  • The City
  • Modern Family
  • Project Runway
  • America's Next Top Model
  • Cougartown
  • 16 and Pregnant
  • Teen Mom
  • Taking the Stage
  • Hell's Kitchen
  • The Real World
  • The New Girl
  • Suburgatory
  • 2 Broke Girls
  • Catfish - The Show
nov 18 2009 ∞
dec 1 2012 +
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  • Time
  • Seeing eye dogs
  • Longpen technology
  • Prime numbers
  • How the internet works
  • Colours
  • Dreams
  • The stock market
  • Fate
  • Six Degrees of Separation

(ongoing)

oct 5 2009 ∞
oct 9 2009 +
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  • 5000 Fingers of Dr. T
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Synecdoche, New York
  • Breakfast on Pluto
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
sep 27 2009 ∞
apr 7 2010 +
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  • Passion Pit
  • Coldplay
  • Incubus
  • Stars
  • Radiohead
  • Lily Allen
  • Julian Casablancas
  • Third Eye Blind
  • Snow Patrol
  • U2
  • Bloc Party
  • Reverie Sound Revue
  • Kings of Leon
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • The Stills
  • New Pornographers
  • Phoenix
  • Rufus Wainwright
  • The Strokes
  • Mumford & Sons
  • Arcade Fire
sep 17 2009 ∞
aug 20 2012 +
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  • Mr. Dressup
  • Inspector Gadget
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • Smoggies
  • The Elephant Show
  • My Pet Monster
  • Bookmice
  • Ghostwriter
  • Denver, the Last Dinosaur
  • Tail Spin
  • Care Bears
  • Rescue Rangers
  • Zooblie Zoo
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • The Adventures of Tin Tin
  • Mr. Bean
  • Goosebumps
  • Are You Afraid of the Dark?
  • Full House
  • Sesame Street (US)
  • Sesame Street (Canadian)
sep 4 2009 ∞
sep 24 2009 +
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  • Rode a bike down a Hawaiian volcano
  • Went zip-lining in Costa Rica
  • Accidentally walked onto the set of a major film
  • Spent an hour in the Sistine Chapel just marveling
  • Rode on a streetcar in San Francisco
  • Swam in a salt water lagoon
  • Went to a barn party
  • Met the Mythbusters while they were busting a myth
  • Saw a Jeopardy taping in L.A.
  • Roasted in Death Valley
  • Rode the fastest and tallest roller coaster in the world
  • Did a ropes course
  • Moved to the big city all by myself
  • Had a painting of mine put into a gallery
  • Went to a luau
  • Did whatever I wanted on an empty, privat...
jun 24 2009 ∞
aug 5 2013 +
  • Osheaga 2012
  • Field Trip Festival 2013
  • Grove Festival 2013
  • OVO Fest 2013
aug 7 2013 ∞
aug 7 2013 +
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  • Fat - 2013 Festival
  • Jodorowsky's Dune - 2013 Festival
  • Hateship Loveship - 2013 Festival
  • The Right Kind of Wrong - 2013 Festival
  • Burt's Buzz - 2013 Festival
  • Sex, Drugs and Taxation - 2013 Festival
  • The Dog - 2013 Festival
  • The Dark Matter of Love - 2013 Festival
  • Tim's Vermeer - 2013 Festival
  • Yellow - 2012 Festival
  • Room 237 - 2012 Festival
  • Disconnect - 2012 Festival
  • The We and the I - 2012 Festival
  • What Richard Did - 2012 Festival
  • Spring Breakers - 2012 Festival
  • Smashed - 2012 Festival
  • Like Crazy - 2011 Festival
  • Peace, Love and Misunderstanding - 2011 Festival
  • Jeff, Who Lives at Home - 2011 Festival
  • Hick - 2011 Festival
oct 27 2011 ∞
jan 4 2014 +
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  • Verdi's Requiem
  • Beethoven's 2nd Symphony
  • Beethoven's 5th Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, Christopher Plummer narrating Henry V
  • Mozart's Requiem, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20
  • Holst's Planets
  • Mozart's 40th Symphony
may 9 2011 ∞
jan 18 2013 +
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  • oddlyspecific
  • awkwardfamilyphotos
  • gives me hope
  • lamebook
  • texts from last night
  • lj icons
  • engrish
  • overheard in new york
  • peopleofwalmart
  • damnyouautocorrect
  • myroughlife
jul 5 2010 ∞
may 9 2011 +
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I like whoever it is that chooses the colour the lights on the CN tower will be. There's thought in it! Here's some observations:

  • Gold (for a whole week!) - the final week of the 2010 winter olympics
  • Green - St. Patrick's Day
  • Blue - in support of Jack Layton and prostate cancer
  • Blue - for the Blue Jays home opener
  • Green - Earth Day
  • Purple and Gold - Victoria Day
  • Red, White, Yellow and Blue - World Cup
  • Rainbow - Toronto Pride
  • Orange bulb with green antenna, black everywhere else (like a pumpkin!) - Halloween
  • Blue and White - Leafs game
  • Orange - to pay respects to Jack Layton after his death
apr 12 2010 ∞
sep 12 2011 +
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  • Disney
  • Crayola
  • Lego
  • Laurentien
  • NASA (random one, but true, that'd be siiick)
  • Disney
  • Disney
  • Chapters/Indigo
  • Disney
  • IKEA
  • The Art Gallery of Ontario
  • The Royal Ontario Museum
  • Disney
  • 3M
feb 12 2010 ∞
mar 26 2010 +
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  • Little Women (Jo and Laurie)
  • Much Ado About Nothing (Benedick and Beatrice)
  • Clueless (Cher and Josh)
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Love Actually
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Wuthering Heights (Catharine and Heathcliff)
  • The Sound of Music (Maria and Captain Von Trapp)
  • The Office (Jim and Pam)
  • Cyrano de Bergerac
dec 28 2009 ∞
mar 3 2010 +
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  • Go to the ballet
  • Go to the ROM
  • Go to Carribana
  • Go to the Pride parade
  • See an opera
  • See a Jays game on a weekday afternoon
  • Shop at St. Lawrence Market
  • Go to Toronto Island
  • Go to the AGO
  • Go to Nuit Blanche
  • Attend TIFF
  • Attend Hot Docs
  • Go on a patio at Harbourfront Centre
  • Go to the Beaches
  • Go to CIRCA
  • Go to Buskerfest
  • Go up the CN Tower
  • See a baseball game in the nosebleed section
  • Buy something super expensive at Holt Renfrew
oct 5 2009 ∞
aug 5 2013 +
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  • The International
  • Knowing
  • Elephant
  • Adventureland
  • The Bank Job
  • Tokyo!
  • 17 Again
  • Pineapple Express
  • Run, Fat Boy, Run
  • Paris, je t'aime
  • Rushmore
  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  • Two Lovers
  • The Science of Sleep
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
  • National Lampoon's Animal House
  • Millions
  • Waiting for Guffman
  • Adaption
  • The Corporation
sep 25 2009 ∞
jan 8 2012 +
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Boy names:

  • Ciaran/Keiran
  • Liam
  • Christian
  • Julian
  • Isaiah
  • Adrien
  • Andrae
  • Lucien
  • Gabriel

Girl names:

  • Jane
  • Ella
  • Kaeli
  • Celine
  • Madeleine
  • Charlotte
sep 17 2009 ∞
apr 7 2010 +
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  • Cyrano de Bergerac (@Stratford)
  • The Arms and the Man (@the Shaw)
  • The Wizard of Oz (x2)
  • Don Quixote
  • The King and I
  • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Beauty and the Beast (x2)
  • The Lord of the Rings
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • The Sound of Music
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
  • Peter Pan
  • Cirque du Soleil - "LOVE"
  • Cirque du Soleil - "La Nouba"
  • Cirque du Soleil (when still solely a travelling show)
  • Cirque du Soleil - "Ka"
  • Anthony Cools (Hypnotist in Vegas)
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Rain - A Beatles Tribute
sep 12 2009 ∞
aug 5 2013 +
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(BEST shows in __bold__)

  • Coldplay (x4)
  • Travis (x3)
  • Snow Patrol (x2)
  • Theo Tams
  • Silversun Pickups
  • Bloc Party (x3)
  • OK Go
  • Elbow
  • Holy F*ck
  • Barenaked Ladies (x2)
  • Funeral Party
  • Julian Casablancas
  • Rufus Wainwright
  • Great Big Sea (x2)
  • Tokyo Police Club (x3)
  • Phoenix
  • The Trews
  • Two Door Cinema Club
  • Midway State (x2)
  • Third Eye Blind
sep 12 2009 ∞
may 18 2014 +
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  • Ewan McGregor
  • Steve Carrel
  • Stephen Colbert
  • Kenneth Branagh
  • Colin Firth
  • Heath Ledger
  • Alan Rickman
  • Seth Rogen
  • Ian Wright
  • John Krasinski
  • Anton Yelchin
  • Robert Downey Jr
  • Christian Bale
  • Jim Sturgess
  • Cary Elwes
  • Paul Rudd
  • Gordon Ramsey
  • Paul Bettany
  • Jamie Oliver
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • Liam Neeson
aug 16 2009 ∞
jul 27 2010 +
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feb 3 2012 ∞
jan 2 2013 +
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  • Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
  • Nada Surf - The Weight is a Gift
  • Incubus - Light Grenades
  • Tokyo Police Club - Champ
  • Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head
  • Passion Pit - Manners
  • Julian Casablancas - Phrazes for the Young
  • Beck - Guero
  • Snow Patrol - Eyes Open
  • Fiona Apple - Extraordinary Machine
  • Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American
  • The Stills - Oceans Will Rise
  • Lily Allen - It's Not Me, It's You
  • Coldplay - Viva la Vida
  • Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
  • Radiohead - OK Computer
  • Stabilo - Happiness & Disaster
  • The Strokes - Room on Fire
  • Coldplay - X & Y
  • Travis - The Boy With No Name
may 13 2011 ∞
oct 2 2011 +
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  • The Princess Bride
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (original)
  • Ferris Bueller
  • Forrest Gump
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Hook
  • Pineapple Express
  • Aladdin
  • Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Knocked Up
  • Charlie Bartlett
  • Little Women
jan 22 2011 ∞
nov 29 2011 +
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  • July 2014 - "Looking For Alaska" - John Green
  • June 2014 - "Bossypants" - Tina Fey
  • June 2014 - "Superfreakonomics" - Stephen J. Dubner & Steven D. Levitt
  • May 2014 - "Freakonomics" - Stephen J. Dubner & Steven D. Levitt
  • April 2014 - "Attachments" - Rainbow Rowell
  • February 2014 - "Afterparty" - Ann Redisch Stampler
  • February 2014 - "Fangirl" - Rainbow Rowell
  • January 2014 - "Allegiant" - Veronica Roth
  • November 2013 - "Ender's Game" - Orson Scott Card
  • March 2013 - "I'm Down" - Mishna Wolff
  • December 2012 - "Want to Go Private" - Sarah Littman
  • October 2012 - "Jaws" - Peter Benchley
  • August 2012 - "Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Lustre" - Dana Thomas
  • June 2012 - "King Solomon's Mines" - H. Rider Haggard
  • June 2012 - "The Art of Racing in the Rain" - Garth Stein
  • June 2012 - "Insurgent" - Veronica Roth
  • May 2012 - "The Fault in our Stars" - John Green
  • April 2012 - "The Solitude of Prime Numbers" - Paolo Giordano
  • March 2012 - "An Idiot Abroad" - Karl Pilkington
  • February 2012 - "For One More Day" - Mitch Albom
  • January 2012 - "Tuesdays With Morrie" - Mitch Albom
apr 22 2010 ∞
jul 7 2014 +
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  • Alan Rickman
  • Phillip Seymour Hoffman
  • Christopher Plummer
  • James Earl Jones
mar 5 2010 ∞
mar 7 2010 +
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  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Mindy Khaling
  • Kristin Bell
  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Rachael McAdams
  • Amanda Bynes
  • Mila Kunis
  • Raven Symone
  • Jennifer Garner
  • Claire Danes
  • Candace Cameron
  • Kate Bosworth
  • Lauren Conrad
  • Natalie Portman
  • Hilary Duff
  • Jessica Simpson
  • Emma Roberts
jan 25 2010 ∞
mar 2 2013 +
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There's certain songs that, no matter what kind of mood I'm in, turn that moment into the best moment ever. They're the songs that are just so incredibly happy that it's...contagious! So yay for happy :)

  • Travis - "Flowers in the Window"
  • Chris Brown - "Forever"
  • Billy Joel - "For the Longest Time"
  • SemiSonic - "FNT"
  • Passion Pit - "Better Things"
  • The Beach Boys - "God Only Knows"
  • Louis Armstrong - "What a Wonderful World"
  • Third Eye Blind - "Semi-Charmed Life"
  • Modest Mouse - "Float On"
  • The New Pornographers - "Use It"
  • The Beatles - "All You Need is Love"
  • Men Without Hats - "Safety Dance"
  • Taco - "Putting on the Ritz"
  • Jack Johnson - "Banana Pancakes"
  • Natasha Beddingfield - "Unwritten"
oct 28 2009 ∞
nov 18 2009 +
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  • Things I miss about university
  • ABC's about me
  • Inspirational List (This is your sign ... do it NOW!)
  • Christmas gifts to buy/make
  • Songs I would love someone to dedicate to me
  • Reasons I would date myself
  • Favourite lyrics
  • Favourite album covers
  • Things that are wrong with the present moment
  • Things that are right at the present moment
oct 5 2009 ∞
mar 5 2010 +
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  • Team-building
  • Forward focus
  • Spinning your wheels
  • Re-inventing the wheel
  • Global mindset
  • Value added
  • Mentor/Mentee relationship
  • Action items
  • Core competencies
  • Stretch goals
  • Multiple deliverables
  • Touch base
  • Digitization process
  • Knowledge-sharing
  • Lunch and Learn
  • Let's take this offline
  • Let's circle back
  • Competing Priorities
  • Managing the managers
sep 25 2009 ∞
dec 1 2012 +
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  • Where's Waldo
  • A guy wearing cranberry farmer boots in the middle of downtown
  • Over 50 people reading the same book at the same time at the train station
  • A naked man on a horse
  • A giant ACME anvil in the middle of the sidewalk (it literally said ACME ANVIL on it)
  • Trampoline athletes trying to raise money to go to the olympics
  • A plane crash on the highway, which was actually a film set
  • I've walked onto countless film sets
  • A guy wearing just his boxers and a Santa hat in the subway singing Christmas carols in February
  • Fighter planes rehearsing every day for a week over my building
  • Reality show tryouts
  • Hot guy in a tuxedo bending down on one k...
sep 17 2009 ∞
dec 1 2012 +
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  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Bridget Jones' Diary
  • 13 Going on 30
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Synecdoche, New York
  • Charlie Bartlett
  • Hannah Montana Movie
  • The Breakfast Club
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Scott Pilgrim vs the World
sep 12 2009 ∞
dec 1 2012 +
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  • Donkey Kong Country (SNES)
  • Super Mario World (SNES)
  • Picross (DS)
  • Vegas Stakes (SNES)
  • Goof Troop (SNES)
  • Smart Ball (SNES)
  • Mario Paint (SNES)
  • Banjo Kazooie (N64)
  • Mario Party (N64)
  • Ninja Turtles in Time (SNES)
  • Circus Mickey (SNES)
  • We're Back (SNES)
  • Aladdin (SNES)
  • Super Mario Allstars (SNES)
  • Mario is Missing (SNES)
  • Mario Cart (Wii)
sep 4 2009 ∞
oct 2 2011 +