A stroll away from Honest Ed’s at the Bathurst Centre on October 20th was an event organized by the local magazine Broken Pencil. Canzine Toronto was a festival of modern [...]
Season Four, Episode Two, “Infected,” is one of only two episodes that has had the rare distinction of leaving me with a lasting feeling long after it ended. (The other episode is “Bloodletting”; Carl’s painful operation sunk in pretty deep.) This week’s show’s intention is to illustrate the cyclical nature of life, but The Lion King this is not. This interpretation of death and renewal is as vile as TV gets. For what it accomplishes, It’s honestly one of the finest episodes to date and is a solid example of television as a once again thriving means of storytelling.
Today, my chores included doing the laundry, cleaning my room and getting a lunch ready for work tomorrow (turkey avocado in case you’re wondering.) Chores for the inhabitants of the prison include teaching little girls how to handle knives, surviving a deadly run to the supermarket and clearing out infestations of hungry dead.
FanExpo is a predominant vertex of the Canadian convention scene, drawing thousands upon thousands to what’s roughly the scene’s big end to the summer. FanExpo is the size all conventions aspire to be, and while the organizers do not have a perfect record, it’s still a must-go for any GTA comic fan who can’t afford San Diego. This year’s FanExpo took place August 22nd to 25th at the Metro Toronto Convention Center. Like always, it was one incredible weekend where Geek is Good.
Last week I was invited to the Teletoon screening room along with producers, animators and Teletoon executives for an exclusive screening of the first two episodes and a Q&A with Annoying Orange creator Dane Boedigheimer. Season one premieres on TELETOON on Thursday, September 5 at 6:15 p.m. ET/PT.