Food: Canadian Comfort – Poutine

smokespoutinerieThe Canadian comfort dish to eat is Poutine.  What is Poutine?  You got your fries, cheese curds and gravy sauce.  What’s not to like?  My fellow Retrenders blogger Stephen Jang says this is the YouTube fast food reviewer to watch Ken Domik.  Ken shows us how to make Poutine.

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BigWow Comicfest 2015: Cosplayer/Designer Marie-Claude Bourbonnais

Mortal Kombat - Frost - Marie-Claude BourbonnaisThis sexy French Canadian and professional Cosplayer became an online hit with her Mortal Kombat costume character – Frost.

Marie-Claude Bourbonnais has a background in fashion design with 16 years of experience. In her interview she tells us how she made it as a cosplayer, a model and a designer – and how she has to sometimes give her fans what they want – a little cleavage and sometimes nudity. “It’s a part of modeling and I wouldn’t be doing it if I wasn’t comfortable with it”, she tells me. She also tells me how latex became a costume fabric hit in the costume making world of cosplay… But what was it really used before that? The latex-fabric utilizing company that gave her the costume-making edge was Polymorphe.

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It’s Small World in My Jewelry Box

talwst01It’s truly a small world in your hands with this mixed-media creations by artist Talwst.  What if you find yourself opening up a jewelry box and instead of a sparkling ring or beautiful necklace, you find an incredible detailed miniature diorama?  Well, that’s art and it looks so cool.

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Carly Rae Jepsen x Star Wars = Call Me Maybe

callmemaybestarwarsIt seems nobody can get the Canadian pop stars’ “Call Me Maybe” out of our heads.  The Star Wars version.

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