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[11 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Starbucks’ War on Christmas – The Ugly Truth

It’s been almost a week since the first shots were fired in Starbucks’ War on Christmas. Since then, social media has been a sea of red. However, all is not as it seems.

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[25 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
I have seen the Supergirl pilot, and it’s terrible.

The Supergirl pilot found its way to the internet last week nearly a full 6 months before its intended air date. I’ll admit, I had high hopes. In an age of shaming, sexism, and the very loud complaints of a very vocal minority as pertains to male-driven hero movies, a show about a strong female hero is a logical, important, and maybe even necessary thing to do. Plus, Supergirl is a pretty great character, and other than 1984’s oddly entertaining but still terrible big screen release, she’s never been given the …

Computing, Featured »

[8 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Should you get an Apple Watch? It’s a question of “WANT” vs. “NEED”.

“WHO WOULD PAY $10,000 FOR A TINY IPHONE?” – If you’re asking yourself that, you’re asking the wrong question.

Today’s the day, everyone. Apple watch Day. The day we fanboys, tech heads, and early adopters have all had our alerts to tell us about the second it came. No, I’m not talking about Keynote announcement day, or pre-order day, or even launch day. No, I’m talking about the holiest of holy days in the Appleverse.
I’m talking about review day.

e-cigarettes, Featured, Science, Vaping »

[28 Mar 2015 | 3 Comments | ]
Who is “Big Vaping”: a small slice of the e-cigarette misinformation war

Earlier today, Vox put out an article titled “How Big Vaping is misinforming the public about e-cigarettes“. In it, the author attempts to paint the growing grassroots vaping movement with the same brush as Big Tobacco. Unlike most online news sources, Vox doesn’t have a comment section directly below their articles, so I’m posting this here. The quotes are from the original article.
It’s also Saturday morning, and I haven’t had my coffee yet…
While the state campaign reminds its citizens that all the Big Tobacco companies also own e-cigarette companies, the …

Computing, Featured »

[31 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Satanists to Toronto: FORD MORE YEARS

A satanic church known as the Cloven Path Ministry is here at Fan Expo extolling the virtues of Toronto’s mayor in an effort to get him back in office for another term.
The centerpiece of their booth is a 6-foot tall golden idol of the corpulent magistrate holding a crack pipe and looking decidedly pleased with himself.
Says Pastor Morgan Wilkes, when the idol was unveiled on Friday, it created a “psychic overflow; a miracle so big, it could not be contained.”
“[Rob Ford] echoes the accolades of what this ministry is about: …

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[30 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
That awkward moment…

I’m sure there are a few people wondering about this…

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[12 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Bionic Antboy webcomic

Shameless self-promotion time. Bionic Antboy is a weekly web comic that originally started out as a video game idea a long time ago. Since The Practical Dead is in an on-again/off-again state of flux, I started working on Antboy when time afforded it. Now, with 4 months worth of pages under my belt, and more pages already in the can, it’s probably a good time to share it.

Arts, Featured, video, Zombies »

[2 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
If this is October then there must be undead in Toronto

It’s October again, which means, for Toronto, a whole lot of undead happenings.  Beside the Toronto Zombie Walk (and Halloween Parade), two great live horror film adaptations return to Hogtown. At Fan Expo 2013, we had a chance to talk for a few moments with Christopher Bond and Mike “Nug” Nahrgang about their involvement with the upcoming productions of both “Evil Dead the Musical” and “Night of the Living Dead Live“.
After that is a bonus interview that was originally recorded at Fan Expo 2012, and thought to be lost when we had a hard …

Arts, Comics, Computing, Featured, Zombies »

[1 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
The Practical Dead

This post is both a shameless self-promotion and an explanation of sorts. Over the past while, the site has been quieter than usual. While there’s still more to come from Fan Expo, and we’ll still be writing other pieces, a lot of time has gone into another endeavour – The Practical Dead. It’s a new web comic written and drawn by myself and RGB’s own Rebel Scum. What is The Practical Dead you ask?

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[4 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Kill Shakespeare at Fan Expo 2012

Diana McCallum joins the rgbFilter crew by taking up mic duties in our interview with Conor McCreery and Anthony Del Sol, the creators of the comic Kill Shakespeare.

Arts, Computing, Featured, Gaming, Hardware, Music »

[19 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
When Kinect meets dubstep

Ever since its launch, the Kinect has been a favourite for people to experiment with what can be done with motion controls. In what could be the coolest mash up to date, a pretty big team of talented individuals combined for the V Motion Project.