While the vast majority of Canadian retailers do not observe Black Friday, the somewhat lesser-known “Cyber Black Friday” is about our closest equivalent and in recent years has marked one of the busiest days of the year for online retailers.
In the past half-decade, electronic music seems to have broken through and been embraced as a legitimate and highly-diverse genre.
I love the Internet. And even more than I love the Internet, I love wireless Internet. Getting free Wi-Fi in coffee shops should be a blessing, but it's more of a curse.
Spicy Bite is one of the best restaurants I have ever been to, in any city, ever. Coming from someone who regularly consumes about twice the daily recommended dose of calories, this is a bold claim indeed.
Tattooing is back in vogue and the sleazy back-alley reputation connected with the tattoo culture is quickly fading. To put things in perspective, there are 15 tattoo shops in Saskatoon alone ”” that makes it one fifth as popular as pizza, and I challenge you to find anything more universally beloved than pizza.
Standing tall in the shadows of forbearing cinematic masterpieces like Citizen Kane and The Shawshank Redemption, Jackass 3D has met exuberant critical and public acclaim.
By combining the technical ferocity of death metal with the gloomy undertones of melodic metal, local quintet Requiem of Existence (formerly known as Uninvited Burial) have raised the bar for home-grown metal acts.
American Apparel lawyer Peter Schey responds to last week's piece by the Sheaf's Opinions Editor, "American Apparel: Fat chicks need not apply."
Ah, corporate responsibility. If only all businesses had the kind of moral standards and respect for their employees which American Apparel does. But for all the good American Apparel has done in setting the precedent for ethical manufacturing and fair treatment of its employees, a bit of digging will reveal a hiring practice where prospective employees are evaluated on their appearance, their resumÃ© only a distant afterthought when it comes to hiring and firing decisions.
This summer started with a bang when the BP oil spill spat 4.9 million barrels of oil into the gulf coast. Not ideal surfing conditions but most people, like me, assumed that surely after the largest oil spill in history, things could only get better. Oh, but the bad luck just kept pouring in.