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Just Like Honey

This Missed Connection is a time machine, to my own life, at age 22. Or rather, it’s a time machine to a slightly alternate universe, in which I a) knew about Missed Connections (a discovery made at age 23, soon … Continue reading

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And the award for best Halloween Missed Connection goes to…

One of my favourite parts of Halloween is navigating the city in full costume (via public transit, in particular), and acting as though absolutely nothing about my appearance is unusual. As I took the bus to a friend’s party on Friday … Continue reading

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Going on a Field Trip: Broken Social Scene Missed Connection

*Updated June 11* Two more Field Trip Missed Connections posted! See below. I’m currently basking in the happytired glow of a wonderful weekend, which included attending Arts & Craft’s terrific Field Trip music festival yesterday. As at most concerts, I took … Continue reading

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Headphones

Bjork sang, “My headphones, they saved my life.” But have you thought much about how  *your* headphones are blocking out the city, and people, around you? It’s as though I’m in the city, but I might as well be In My Room, as … Continue reading

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A nuit to remember: Missed Connections & Nuit Blanche 2011

Nuit Blanche is like Christmas for Missed Connections. It’s right up there with Halloween in terms of volume of posts – throngs of people walking, biking, and taking transit all over the city, catching each others’ eyes while they look at the art installations and ask each other… “But is it art?” Continue reading

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Statute of Limitations

What’s the longest you’ve ever had a crush on someone? Failing any further contact after an initial meeting, when is it normal to well, just let it go? It’s a question about which I often wonder when reading Missed Connections. … Continue reading

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You bit me at Motley Crue: Aggressive Missed Connections

There’s a scene in the movie Empire Records in which one character puts on some aggressive music, and one of his co-workers replies, “You know it’s too early… It makes the customers all crazy-like.” That’s kind of how I felt … Continue reading

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ROY G. BIV: Missed Connections are a colourful lot

What do you notice first about other people? Probably stuff like gender, approximate age, hair and maybe eye colour – but beyond that, it might be tricky to describe someone’s appearance in writing , at least in a way that … Continue reading

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NXNE Wrap-up

Despite having lived in Toronto since 2007, this was my first time attending more of North by Northeast Music Festival than the free Yonge & Dundas Square shows. Nonetheless, my NXNE review is a bit different than most you’ll come … Continue reading

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Cute, Cuter, Cutest

I don’t know about you, but May has been kind of a blah month for me, what with the rain, and the fluctuating pressure (migraine fail!)… and at times I’ve felt like I could use a little extra cheering up. … Continue reading

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