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Good Night, Lost Boy(s)

Good Night, Lost Boy(s)

I launched this blog a little over 5 years ago and have had so, so much fun with it. But I can’t be a lost boy forever (though don’t take this as a suggestion I’m anything close to a “found man” today… more like semi-lost man-boy), and honestly I’ve been phoning it in a bit the past little while anyway, largely out of the simple fact that I don’t have the time and energy I did back when it started. So after 2,392 posts, I’m letting it go.  When things you once loved doing start feeling like just another notch on a to-do list, it’s time to re-assess. Though I will definitely miss the occasional inspired opportunity to make a silly list or inappropriate rant.

Huge thanks to my former bosses and present and future friends Eugene Hernandez and Brian Brooks for encouraging me to start the blog in the first place…  and to Daniel D’Amours, Austin Dale, Stephen Dunn, Mark Ambrose Harris, Matt Knott, Brad Horvath, Derek Marchewka, Pedro Marum, Oliver Skinner, Bryce Renninger, Nigel Smith and Hayden Wright for contributing to this blog since it opened up to include multiple contributors a year or so ago… and to Meagan Durlak and Sebastian Speier for making the lovely logo.

I took a stroll down memory lane in the midst of a snowy Boxing Day, and listed some of my favourite entries below to send things off nostalgically.

Happy rest of 2012s, all… xo Peter

Introductory – October 15, 2007

White Gold: Race and Representation at the Oscars – October 29, 2007

indieWIRE Gets Impounded – January 19, 2008

Tilda gets her gold and I get my dollars – February 25, 2008 

Materialism: The Movie (“Sex and the City” Reviewed) – May 31, 2008

“Wendy & Lucy,” Me, and the Hobo Code of Ethics – October 8, 2008

Go See “Milk,” And Other Observations – November 28, 2008

Cuba, Part I: The Canadian – January 13, 2009

Cuba, Part II: Gay-rilla – January 16, 2009

A PIlgrimage in Photos – August 11, 2009

The 200 Best Songs of the 2000s – November 18, 2009

Tom Ford Talks “A Single Man” – December 7, 2009

The Opposite of Fabulous (Don’t Ever Fucking Go To Dubai) – December 18, 2009

A Cautionary Tale For Those of You Ever Renting Apartments Off Craigslist – February 28, 2010

200 Canadians Celebrate Hockey Gold In Los Angeles! – March 1, 2010

One Big Reason To Go See “Going The Distance” – September 3, 2010

Talking With Tommy Wiseau – June 9, 2011

Some Good Ol’ Fashioned Gay Bashing Via Facebook – July 12, 2011

12 Minutes and 20 Seconds With Madonna – September 13, 2011

14 Minutes and 50 Seconds With Michael Fassbender – October 6, 2011

What Does a Gay Horse Eat? A ‘Haaaay’ Reading of Steven Spielberg’s ‘War Horse’ – December 23, 2011

Cinematic Catharsis at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival – January 29, 2012

18 Minutes With Winona Ryder – September 13, 2012

A Not-So-Funny Thing Happened On The Way Back From The London Film Festival Opening Party – October 11, 2012

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