Canada

10th Annual Toronto Youth Shorts Festival In Review!

The Toronto Youth Shorts Festival took place September 21st-22nd, and as 2018 made this the ten year anniversary of the festival, the content was well worth seeing. Different risks were taken,...


One In The Chamber – I’ve Got Something To Say…

Alright, here we are again to take a look at One In The Chamber and I have to say that I thoroughly enjoy the ever-living hell out of their new...


10 Years Of Toronto Youth Shorts!

Here it is! The 10th anniversary of the Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival! Kicking off today at the Palmerston Theatre at noon, there are four packed programs of quirky, funny,...


A Special Serving of Wholesome Foods

After three years of perils, planning and playing, one of the new and great Canadian episodic comedies has hit the world wide web in the form of ‘Wholesome Foods, I...


Big News About The Littlest You Project

  Just over a year ago, during the holiday season, Swept did a cover on what was then the harrowing history of and budding beginning to the Littlest You Project. You...


A Place To Murder Little Boys

Jefferson Fenwick, Assistant Professor of Environment Studies, grew up in a home overlooking the Don River Valley along the eastern side of the city of Toronto. As a teenager, when...


Belushi’s Toilet Season 1 Out Now!

With the legalization of drugs being a hot topic right now, this newly released sci-fi/rave original series considers the “not so distant future”, where recreational drugs have become socially accepted...


The Opioid Crisis In Canadian Drug Culture

Matt Owczarz – Mississauga, ON Canada is in the midst of an opioid crisis and nobody is really safe. Fentanyl, a painkiller that is stronger than both heroin and morphine,...


HundredMillionThousand – Ip1

Cards on the table, right away, I am in no way well versed in the hip hop scene, by any stretch of the imagination. That being said, thanks to music’s...


Thorin Loeks – Thirsty Hearts

  Wow! Thorin Loeks, come from the Yukon, knows just how to create Thirsty Hearts for his incredible music; touching Bare Bones, so deep is his musical influence on the body, mind and...


The ‘Littlest You’ Project Living Large!

After years of hard work, hardship, and heartbreak, singer, songwriter, and musical entrepreneur Scott Reid,  is shaking up the music scene in Canada and around the world with the launch of...


The Spiders – Election Day

Jersey-based, alt rockers The Spiders are pushing their latest single: a socially conscious, and unfortunately comic tune, aptly named ‘Election Day‘. The upcoming 2016 American election has everyone reeling with...


Your Roommate is a what!?

“Oh I heard correctly…your roommate is an escort!” Well known theatre/film veterans Katie Uhlmann, and Trish Rainone are sallying forth into the wide world of the web series with a...


Instrumental

Instrumental for Caleb By D.S. Martin Like a marionette that doesn’t dance until the puppeteer’s fingers tightly tug her strings hanging along the wall   strewn about the room stringed...


The Ice People

The Ice People by D.D. Renforth      The failed attempt to kill the immigrant Ankala Imfredo occurred in the midst of weeks of frigid air and snow, when Ankala’s...


Welcome To Toronto

That First Morning by Kegan Doyle Fen awoke, fetally curled up in sweat-soaked sheets on the loft floor. For a moment, he thought he was back home in Victoria and...


I’ve Never Once Been A Genius

  I sit here in a new white T with Desolation Angels feeling as though I could beat Kerouac in a writing contest. A lucky wanker, after all. No use...


Sink or Swim

Here is a list of things I don’t understand: how to do my taxes, American politics, daylight savings time, how to cook perfect pasta, outer space. Twenty years ago, I...


Summer’s Last Pride 2015

I went for a stroll along Lake Ontario, and through High Park. A little early September stroll, where everything, and everyone was taking advantage of the last few warm days...


…She’s The Closest Thing To Magic… – Edo Peled

Electric Ego, AKA: Edo Peled, the best mix of musical past and hopeful future, has released two of four singles from his EP ‘All I Do’. The most powerful of...