Culture

Midterm Survival Stew

It’s that time of year again, when the crisp fall air makes you want to wear cosy grandpa sweaters and snuggle under warm quilts, and has you visualizing steaming mugs…

Cocktails with Stalin: two plays in one night

Cocktails with Stalin, appearing at the Intrepid Theatre Club, is a two-act event, with each act consisting of one play. The first act is the play Good Night Uncle Joe…

Popped culture: Halloween for the Hermit

I may be old before my time, but this year I’m not really feeling Halloween. It’s the tradition for those of age to dress up and get impressively intoxicated, but…

‘Sell Your Old Clothes’ Facebook group thrives on fast fashion

As Victoria Facebook group ‘Sell Your Old Clothes’ celebrates its second year anniversary this spring, creator and University of Victoria Business alumna Fiona Morrison will be stepping down as administrator.…

Interview with a zombie

The Martlet caught up with Brad from Evil Acres, a different kind of haunted house experience for the firm of heart.

The Cabin in the Woods: We are all monsters here

Halloween isn’t always about the scares. (Okay, maybe it is.) But every so often, you stumble across a horror flick that does something new with the genre. Joss Whedon and…

Life at the centre of Beatlemania

Imagine being a 17-year-old secretary in Liverpool, you’re invited to watch a new local band, you immediately become a fan, and a short time later you are asked to be…

Walter Moers and Germany’s dark fantasy

Germany boasts an extremely rich history in the literary genre of surreal fantasy fiction, and this history has had a distinct influence on literature worldwide. We have the Grimm Brothers’…

Coconut Oil Peppermint Patties

(Makes about 10 patties) ½ cup coconut oil ¼ cup raw honey ½ teaspoon peppermint essential oil (not extract) 100-gram dark chocolate bar or 100 grams dark chocolate chips In…