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Uptown October 18 2012

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www.uptownmag.com diversions 'What does it mean? WHAT DOES IT MEAN!?' He Texted is about to make people navigating the dating pool even more neurotic www.alloneword.ca Anthony Augustine hetexted.com — Texting has changed the dating landscape. Mov- ies such as Swingers and the classic quote from Trent about wait- ing two days to call the girl you just met are as out of date as a flip phone. Nobody calls anybody anymore, especially when potential dates/hookups are involved. He Texted is a new crowdsourced site that lets curious people submit actual texts they have received from guys,with users voting on if he's"into you","not into you" or"the ver- dict is still out." While He Texted might give you some insight, you're probably better off just asking your close friends rather then reading between the lines and posting them for the world to see. The grow- ing body of content submitted would suggest that most guys are still clueless and trying to master the subtle art of the text. Some of the advice dispensed is pretty obvious — see: if you get the text after midnight consistently, he's probably trying to hook up with you; if he hasn't replied to the 20 texts you've sent in the 24 hours since you first met, he just isn't that into you. Still, He Texted is a great spot to kill some time on the web after reading Texts From Last Night. He Texted www.tsn.ca/podcasts/—With the runaway momentum of Bill Sim- mons'BSReport,alongwith otherESPNandGrantlandpodcasts,itwas only a matter of time before TSN tried to replicate that success. Jay Onrait—the former host of the short-lived pop-culture mashup, The Week ThatWaswho nowsits behind the desk for TSN'sflagship show, SportCentre—and his partner Dan O'Toole were the obvious choices to lead the network's push into cross-platform content development. If you get a kick out of Onrait and O'Toole's sense of humour every night on SportsCentre,you'll likely be a fan of their podcast,otherwise you might want to avoid it entirely. If you're expecting this to be on par with Grantland's offerings and shows such as Jalen Rose's pod- cast, you'll be sorely disappointed. Other streaming and download- able options from the network includeOff the Record,Bob McKenzie's hockey podcast,and the Darren Dreger Report. Jay&Dan Podcast bit.ly/The_Zolas—Released on Light Organ Records on Oct. 2,Ancient Mars, the sophomore record from Vancouver's The Zolas, has been picking up steam online;Knot inMyHeart has already climbed to No. 1 on The Hype Machine. You can see The Zolas' refreshing avant-pop live at The Park Theatre on Oct. 24. MP3 of theWeek:The Zolas – Knot inMyHeart bit.ly/Maestro_Reach — Canadian hip hop legend Maestro Fresh- Wes may have trimmed down his name, but his new Blue Rodeo- sampling track with Classified called Reach for the Sky (Try) showsthe veteranMCstill knows howto turn out the potential hits. Video of theWeek: Maestro ft. Classified – Reach for the Sky (Try) writer. He can be heard every Tuesday morning at 8:55 a.m. on Hot 103 chatting about the web. Got a site you think he should see? Email him at anthony.alloneword@gmail.com or follow him on Twitter.com/ anthonya. Anthony Augustine is a freelance music, technology and pop culture 1 16 21 24 28 29 32 42 47 52 60 61 62 67 73 78 83 88 89 90 91 95 101 104 ACROSS 1 Cotton swabs 96 102 105 104 Person of interest to Peter C. Newman 11 Education tax shelters 16 Duke and earl, e.g. 18 Went off course 20 Popular font choice 21 House address? 22 Entertain with stories 23 Paramecium locomotion 24 Toreadors 26 In a luminous way 28 Grey, in Gaspe 30 Conservative Canadian investment 6 ___ Dawn (clothing line) 105 Calgary in 1988 and Vancou- ver in 2010 106 Camouflaged amphibians DOWN 1 Gal. fractions 2 Reward for those who wait 3 Cataloguing 4 By all means! (2) 5 Spinoff group 6 Canada's experimental flying saucer 31 Trendy tie 32 Tears down completely 34 Month for springing forward 37 Audible range 42 Nike's main rival 44 Nike clothing material 46 Hot Mexican treat 47 Impressive array 49 Inuit canoe 51 Tripping and holding, e.g. 52 Unit of energy 53 Downed 55 Place for a driving critic (2) 57 Made beer 59 Dejected 60 William Shatner role in the 1980s (3) 63 First appearance 64 Bay St. sports arena, briefly 67 Return on investment 68 Sink attachment 70 Small hunting dog 73 Coated with metal 75 Holding company once owned by Conrad Black 77 High ___ (1941 film) 78 Dog of country music (2) 80 Term paper 82 Auto and GATT 83 Radiates 85 Org. that publishes Salute! 87 Mad sprint 88 Toronto Olympic sportscaster Don ___ 8 Panhandles 9 Big Band, e.g. 10 Shouts 11 Greyhound gathering places 12 Activist Brockovich 13 Mackenzie River mud 14 Beach bucket 15 Break up with humour 17 Catch a fly 19 Tennis tie 25 Not too bright 27 Winter wear 28 Fruit of the vine 29 Weather forecasting tool 31 Hello, at sea 33 Maple goo 35 Piled maple leaves 36 Greenish blue 38 Overhead tennis shot 39 In ship shape 40 Stew pot 41 Try out 7 Product of Nova Scotia's Alexander Keith W A L D O A B E A M S L A I N B O A T S B U S H 103 Live and ___ ___ (Paul McCartney &Wings) 92 Pipes up (2) 95 Put a spell on 96 My Girl lead singer David ___ 98 Madness 101 Pancho, to Cisco 102 Petro-Canada CEO Maurice ___ U L O C K 30 33 43 48 53 57 58 63 68 74 79 84 92 93 97 98 103 106 48 Went off course at sea 50 Done for 54 ___ firma 56 Quotes 57 Makes a run for it 58 Kept control over (3) 59 Drop-down lists 60 Proofreader's find 61 Alberta actress Hennessy (Law & Order) 43 Glossy 45 Coffee company founded in Vancouver 71 Copy a CD 72 Infer from (2) 74 Half (prefix) 76 Money in the bank 79 Jetties 81 Sweet potato 84 You can't handle the ___! 86 Telephone type 88 Telephone talk 89 Half (prefix) 90 Departure 91 Old Chevy model 92 Main money managers 93 Clue 94 Bird feeder food 97 Small word for big hair 99 Spanish hero El ___ 100 You betcha! 62 Top of a brew 63 Lodgings 64 Part of 64A (2) 65 Tic Tac rival 66 Hard drive destruction 69 Greek god of war and destruction Last Puzzle Solved I N D I G O T E N S I O N S A R B O U R R E F E R E E C P R P E A L E D R O A S T S A D H E R E B E L A Y S A L U T E D D N D R A N C H C O N D O R I N F E R S B E G E T P R E E M I E S E S P I E S N A S H C N T O W E R D E S P O T M E O W S N I K I T A S P R I E S T S C H A E F E R K O S H E R M E E T O B A M A L A U R I E E R R A N D S K A G G S H O O D I E U P T U R N L E D G L A S S #0197 S T E I N Z E N I T H S D A N I E L S T O R E N O W T A R I F F S G A L E M C C O Y G O R G E S T E N E T H O T S H O T S R A N U P U L T R A S T O N Y 75 80 85 69 76 81 86 94 99 100 70 77 82 87 71 72 54 59 64 65 66 34 44 49 55 35 36 45 50 56 2 3 Puzzle #198 • By Brian Paquin •www.cancross.com 4 Brian's Canadian Crossword 5 17 25 31 37 46 51 38 39 40 41 6 18 22 26 7 8 9 10 19 27 11 12 13 14 15 20 23 by Jonathan Ball, Registered Fraud www.jonathanball.com Haiku Horoscopes Aries (March 21 - April 19) For my 500th Column, I actually looked At some stars, for once Taurus (April 20 -May 20) It seems your future Consists of tiny moments Of light, but much dark Gemini (May 21 - June 20) The only thing I Can say for sure about your Future: satellites Cancer (June 21 - July 22) The stars you see may Be gone, but they still shine light— Be like those stars: gone Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22) Take time some night to Reflect on the things you have Accomplished in dreams Virgo (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22) Don't always look out— Look within also—that is Where you left your keys (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22)Libra Beware vampires—most Of all, the ones that will talk Your freakin' ears off (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21)Scorpio In the cool wind on A silent night, you learn much About your "shrinkage" (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21)Sagittarius At all costs avoid Finding yourself alone with Nothing but your thoughts Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19) They only come out At night, "they" being the rat Rulers of Orlon (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)Aquarius As I write this, I Got word Uptown's ending—My Writing's not that bad! Pisces (Feb. 19 - March 20) This is horoscope… 6,000! Loyal readers, Where have our lives gone? UPTOWN October 18, 2012 19

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