The Dirt on Food

“Fuck calories,” says Krista Scott-Dixon (@stumptuous). “Fuck vitamins. Fuck ‘willpower’. Put real cream in your coffee. And have an avocado too. Your relationship with food and eating is your relationship with life.” Her book, Fuck Calories and Other Dietary Heresies rethinks nutritionism manifesto-style – it’s a 41 page debunking of dieting BS, distilled down to…

What Editors Want. (Time Machines, Genius Talent and Awesomeness.)

In Vancouver, New York and Zurich, they have Creative Mornings, a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types who can get up early. In Whistler, we’ve got The Point. It’s a slightly less hi-fi version of the urban hipster creative klatches. But well worth putting on your radar, if only because the old Youth Hostel…

Market closes at record high, as #BlackMarketPhoto trade wraps up

What’s the value of a ticket to Pro Photographer Showdown? Recommended retail : $20. 1500 seats sold out in record time for the  marquee event at this year’s TELUS World Ski and Snowboard Festival, opening the way for a Black Market trade that has really probed the question. This was one of the funnest promo campaigns I’ve ever…