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Riot Guuurrll

Riooott Guurrl When the line-up for Riot Fest Toronto 2014 was released back in the spring I died. I dropped dead on the spot. The Cure… ARE YOU KIDDING ME?...


Sexy Story Tellin’ at the Ol’ Stone

Soooo sexy story is a thing guys. Ok, in all honesty I knew it was a thing because this group has been bringing this night of sauce to the Gladstone...


Who is Starlord!

Toronto’s wonderful annual celebration of all things great and geeky, Fan Expo, opened yesterday for nerds young and old. For those of you who didn’t have the scratch put together...


Kafka’s Ape Visits the Gladstone Hotel

This past week, Molly McCrea, one of our newest contributors, covered her first event for Swept: Kafka’s Ape. On Wednesday August 13th I had the opportunity to attend Kafka’s “Ape”...


Live Better, Help Often, Wonder More – Sunday Assembly, Toronto

With all of the war, strife, and religious fervor rampant in the world today, there is a haven; a place of restoration and revitalization; a place of love and peace;...


Not throwing in the towel yet…

It was roughly two years ago when Swept went from being an idea to being an actual publication. When it all started, we had a bustling team of primarily literature...


“The lengths someone will go to get a laugh…” ~Tim Walker

The day after his opening at the Fringe, I got a chance to talk to actor Tim Walker about his experience in Punch Up, and to hear some wonderfully wise...


“Karenin’s Anna: It’s Russian…Sorta” ~ Michael Ross Albert

The tale of a young woman from Brooklyn, marrying a Russian immigrant for…him to get his green card. Not a storybook romance by any stretch, Karenin’s Anna, written by Michael...


Anima Libera – Part II

  I do my best to open the front door with a degree of stealth, not wishing to disturb my ersatz landlord from his daily routine of playing online games...


Photopoetry from Oriol Jolonch

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The atavist

  I lived once in a room that was in a house that was in a snow globe my little schneekugel—   Each pale pink shutter glistened with sunrise each...


The Century Tree

  They say that home isn’t a place – home is people. And perhaps they’re right, at that. Few places seem homey without the benediction of familiar faces and voices....


Gangsterland

  I’m crashing my way through six blocks of coral reef to your heart. When I speak of heart I am not referring to the paper red cut-outs that we...


Felicia Simion PhotoArt Feature

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Some Philosophy

what is life, what is love, I’ve turned off the lights in my mind, and for what cost? To submit my self in truth, and lie upon my suffering.. as...


Anima Libra – Part I

  “Oh…oh, God…” she gasped, her breath hitting sweet against the growing beads of sweat against my neck, sending shivers along my bloodied back as her nails dig into my...


Artwork from Attila Szanyi

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Savage Novel

Dear Hollyweird, you have taken the ‘Indian’ out of Tonto and made him into a white man. clearly, you know God is a red man fighting for justice with a...


Photography feature from Federico Bebber

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Men of the Earth – Part IV

    “Where the hell are they,” Hogarth growled. He was referring to the conspicuous absence of Amadeus and Lee, on that day of all days. It could’ve also been...