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AuthorJorje Del Amore

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October 11, 2010

Yeah, I know what you’re about. Last year at high school you were a jock. You drove around wit’ your boiz yelling ‘EMO’ or ‘hoooo-moooo’ at anyone in skinny jeans. Then you moved to Wellington and found yourself in the minority. Off came the baggy jeans and on slipped the skinnies. Puffy skate shoes were […]

September 27, 2010

You’ve just popped into the bathroom before class to straighten your bow-tie, smooth your shirt, and comb your hair. You pat your pocket to make sure the keys to your fixed-gear bicycle lock are still there and pull the MacBook from your leather bag.You’re looking très suave as you flick your hair and cast your […]

September 13, 2010

Better head to the shops and get some hip gears, dude. Maybe if you dress young they won’t notice you? Hallensteins does a sweet pair of not-too-skinny, not-too-baggy blue jeans for around $50. It’s too bad Hannahs isn’t next door any more, you’ll have to head down Lambton Quay to get your casual/comfortable/sporty beige and […]

August 16, 2010

Combine one puffer jacket with a pair of blue jeans in a skinny style. Add a North Shore-esque haircut. In wet weather, tuck jeans into mid-calf flat-soled boots. In alternate weather situations, tuck jeans into mid-calf flat-soled boots. Extra comfort available with the substitution of jeans with jeggings. Must have large tote handbag with polished […]

August 2, 2010

When I was home visiting ma and pa in Hamilton over the holidays, I saw the best movie ever. Like, the best movie ever. It was just so good. So bad it was so good. Actually, it wasn’t even a movie. Just something I thought of. It could be a movie. But maybe probably shouldn’t […]

May 31, 2010

I went to Westport on a school trip when I was 16. I was inspired. The clock tower. The rain. The clock tower. The mini golf. The clock tower. The clock tower. It’s getting on 10 o’clock. And it’s dark out y’all. I’m sure all the citizens of Westport are tucked up safely in bed […]

May 17, 2010

A while ago, my best friend woke up in a bad mood. So, she said, she did everything that she wanted to do right there and then. She made a coffee, put some whiskey in it, and sat in bed smoking. Inspirational. Whiskey coffee and cigarettes at 8am. I love you. We used to sit […]

May 3, 2010

Once upon a time my good friend and I formed a revenge band to get revenge on two individuals who formed a band and sang cute songs together. I found the book we wrote our first (and last) song in a couple of days ago, and thought “What? Why? Why is this stuck in a […]

April 19, 2010

This will sound like a mega-town lie but I just wrote an entire column and didn’t save it, then went to save it and Word froze and the cursor was replaced by the rainbow spinny wheel of death so I had to force quit and now I am making pathetic excuses for my writing and […]