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Tracking down former Russian hockey star Viacheslav “Slava” Fetisov took some perseverance on the part of Red Army director Gabe Polsky. Determined to make a movie examining the...
A documentary by Gabe Polsky. Rated PG. The fastest game on Earth provides the backdrop for Red Army, but the magnificence of director Gabe Polsky’s lovingly crafted documentary...
If My Goodness singer-guitarist Joel Schneider had anything reconfirmed by the Seattle Seahawks’ NFC championship game a couple of weeks back, it’s that those who hang in there...
If you’ve been outside this month and looked up at the local mountains, then you know winter was over less than a month after it began. That means it’s safe to leave the house...
Have you ever taken a yoga class and been accused at staring at the ass of the hottie in front of you? Or wondered why the patronizing instructor has turned the heat up to an...
Remember when the members of Blink-182 used the 2009 Grammy Awards to announce that they were getting back together after a bitter split? And how they made that announcement with...
Let’s face it: 3 p.m. is the cruellest time of the workday. The morning latte has worn off, and the post-lunch crash has you staggering around like an extra from a George A....
What’s in Your Fridge is where the Straight asks interesting Vancouverites about their life-changing concerts, favourite albums, and, most importantly, what’s sitting beside the...
Let’s face it: 3 p.m. is the cruellest time of the workday. The morning latte has worn off, and the post-lunch crash has you staggering around like an extra from a George A....
Here's a true story: two years ago, I was pulled over because I forgot to attach the insurance renewal sticker to my license plate. The Vancouver cop was a complete dick. Even...

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