Gary Numan, no longer safest in his car

Moog no more

A couple of years back, while preparing for his family’s move from Sussex, England to Los Angeles, Gary Numan made an interesting discovery. Clearing out the attic of his garage in preparation ...
Stiff upper lips ahoy! //  David Cooper Photography

Fawlty powers

There’s a certain, indelible sensibility to British comedy—something about seeing stiff upper lips put through their paces, about lingering Victorian sensibilities getting upended by their own ...
Care for a scorpion pop? // Meaghan Baxter

The new sustainable protein

I was psyched; I was ready; I actually wanted to eat this cricket. How disappointing: salt and vinegar cardboard. Maybe the mealworms would be better? Alas, no: little more than a puffed kernel with ...
Rick Ranson

The lingering memory of the oilsands

‘I was there when the oldest camp in the place was called millennium,” Rick Ranson recalls of Fort McMurray’s oilsands. “I was there when it was right beside the refinery. Ah,...
Staring contest. Go.

Shooting for the Stars

Charting a constellation of has-beens, hangers-on and hopefuls, of celebrity Caligaris, doting agents and pre-pubescent divos, David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, written by Bruce Wagner, is ...
// Curtis Hauser

For your health

Living in a country where obesity rates are on the rise—one in four Canadian adults are clinically obese, according to the Canadian Obesity Network—the need to exercise has never been greater. In Edm...
A bunch of sleepy vampires, right here

Late in the game

Not too long back the Supersuckers were opening for a version of Thin Lizzy assembled around original drummer Brian Downey and guitarist Scott Gorham. Happy to be on the same bill as such an influent...
Who, me? A barber? // Cameron MacRae

The dead will rise, again

Just like the unkillable slasher in some ’80s horror series (take your pick), Dedfest is returning now for its seventh iteration, collecting a swath of horror films from around the world and le...
Who, me? A barber? // Cameron MacRae

Cinematic clippings

Though she’s in the midst of rehearsing one of the most enduring comic operas in the repertoire, it’s the characters found on the silver screen that presently occupy Allison Grant’s...
// Meaghan Baxter

Standout soup

Cố Đô Huế is one member of Edmonton’s seemingly bottomless supply of Vietnamese eateries, doing business out of an inconspicuous spot in one of our similarly bottomless supply of strip malls. I...