Ginger in the sack - Ladies: say yes to the lingerie

This is Kristi Alexandra. Ordinarily, she writes our (somewhat) weekly music column, but this week, she’s taken Groat’s post as resident sexy person. Enjoy!... Continue Reading

Jammin' with Groat - Beatles never sounded

This is Jeff Groat. Ordinarily, he writes our weekly sex column but this week he’s traded in his fuzzy handcuffs for a pair of headphones. This is what he had to say about it.... Continue Reading

Top 10 albums of 2010

Though the year’s not over yet, we put together the 10 best albums of 2010. In no particular order, of course, because, really, how could we choose?... Continue Reading

Ozzy still rocking his throne of darkness

Many might have had the impression that seeing The Prince of Darkness perform at Rogers Arena on Nov. 14 would be a novelty. The guy’s a washed-up old acid head, you might think. He’ll never be as bad ass as his facade implied in the ‘70s. He’s a reality-show has-been, for satan’s sake. But at least you’ll get to say you’ve seen Ozzy Osbourne live.... Continue Reading

Wish Upon a Wayward Star

His ship was unnamed. He closed his eyes and considered it; centuries had gone by. Traveling at the speed of light, time didn’t move for him. Millennia had passed with each blink, as time and space took its toll on the immense explorer vessel he not only called his home; he called it his body.... Continue Reading

Shifting Ice Chapter 16: Spheres Of Conflict

The latest chapter in Jared Vaillancourt’s “Shifting Ice”... Continue Reading

Groat in the Sack: Ride the mustache...train

This is Jeff Groat. He’s the Runner’s sex columnist. He has only one qualification for the job: his last name sounds like a dirty word. That’s good enough for us. ... Continue Reading

Top ten most memorable mustaches

Whether you call it a soup strainer, trash stash, crumb catcher, push broom or nose bug, for centuries the moustache has been a badge of honor for many a manly man.... Continue Reading

Fire blurs lines between reality and fiction

The fictional novel written by Mima follows a band called Fire as they set out to make a name for themselves in the music industry.... Continue Reading

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Classic cartoon character goes 3D

Hanna Barbera’s classic cartoon character Yogi bear, along with his loyal pal Boo Boo, will star in a 3D film produced by Warner Bros.... Continue Reading

Efron to play leading man

By Hayley Woodin [entertainment bureau chief] Zac Efron will star in a new romantic drama called “The Lucky One.” The teenage heartthrob will play the role of U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault, acting alongside Blythe Danner (“Meet the Parents,” “Meet the Fockers”) and Taylor Schilling in the screenplay based on the bestselling Nicholas Sparks novel... Continue Reading

Humanity Revisited

“Hey, Jane, can I ask you a question?” Kris asked. Jane offered a non-committal nod over her shoulder, her boots crunching the odd plant-like things underfoot. “What do you think of those things we discovered a few weeks ago?” he ventured. Jane shrugged and sneered at some dead thing.... Continue Reading

Exploring the worlds aquarium

For many people, sitting beside a pool drinking two-for-one margaritas and wearing a straw Corona hat is a completely satisfying vacation experience. For others ––like myself–– pool-hugging is nice for a day or two, but a week of it will induce hallucinations.... Continue Reading

Vanishing British Columbia: Port Douglas

The bow of the boat cut into the oncoming waves, smashing hard against them in the late August sunlight. Aboard my fathers boat, I made the two hour boat trip to the ghost town of Port Douglas at the northern tip of Harrison Lake.... Continue Reading