So my friend Jenna got married a few weeks ago. I was in Toronto, working on a TV series, and wasn’t able to make it. It’s not a big deal, but it got me thinking. After all, Jenna is the first girl I ever fell in love with. Lack of Magic When I was 16, I was…

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My good friend Emilie has been pestering me to start giving out advice on how to meet women. I’ve been doing it for ages informally with my friends, and they all agree I have skills that are worthy of being shared. And so I shall. However, rather than start at the beginning, with instructions on…

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As some of you may have noticed, I haven’t written an article in nearly two weeks. I’m a little bit ashamed of this fact, but truth be told, I needed the break. Lately I’ve been feeling pressure from all directions, and haven’t been quite myself. I haven’t been creative, excited, fun, happy, or anything really.…

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So I went to FanExpo this weekend. My buddy Joel and I tried to get our tickets in advance, but they stopped selling them online the Monday before the Expo started. We opted to show up early and get tix at the door. Sunday morning, hung over and tired, I show up. Joel and I…

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The conversation often goes like this. “So what do you do for fun?”, she asks. “Well, I’m a fighting game champ. I also run a fighting games community, and own the Canadian website for Tekken (it’s a fighting game).” “Oh, that’s pretty cool!”, she exclaims. “Why thank you,” I reply. “It’s weird though, you don’t…

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I’m going to pull a Seth Godin today, and give you guys a 200-word article while plugging all my other articles. Short list of things I’ve learnt since January 2011: Don’t assume your friends know that they’re not supposed to put metal food containers in your microwave. Some of them don’t. It’s better to be…

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Hey gang! This is a multi-part series about my love of fighting games. It covers my humble beginnings as a child, my obsession as a teenager, and how I became the Canadian champion as an adult. Go here to read Part 1, then go here for Part 2, and come back when you’re done for…

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Summary of life since last Friday: Fried chicken. Booze. Visiting Uncle. Shisha. Trains. Dancing. Why I love Fighting Games Part 2. Ladies. Marvel vs Capcom 3. Get Him to the Greek. Sushi. Script reviewing. Proofreading. And it’s Thursday morning. I got a full night’s sleep last night for the first time in a week, and…

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Hey gang! This is a multi-part series about my love of fighting games. It covers my humble beginnings as a child, my obsession as a teenager, and how I became the Canadian champion as an adult. Go here to read Part 1, and come back when you’re done for Part 2. It ends on a…

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