Mo’ support needed

November 22, 2010 at 8:18 pm (advertising, agencies, Charities, Good Things, kate, Music, SapientNitro)

MOvember is where noble men look like porn stars and pedophiles from the 70’s during the month of November, and all for a good cause. Even Yoshi is participating.

MO'shi


He’s feelin’ punchy and ready to punch prostate cancer right in the prostate. Here at SapientNitro Toronto, we made our own little tribute to MOvember. The girls and I tried to grow a mustaches for November but nothing is happening yet, so we relied on an iPhone app from the Cassius video to help us out a little with showing our support in the form of a ‘mo.

http://player.vimeo.com/video/17014272

SapientNitro Toronto – MOvember – I love you so! from Natalie Gooding on Vimeo.

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Jam with Tamarama

June 5, 2009 at 2:18 pm (crazy, Good Things, Gossip, kate, Music, News, Shout outs, Toronto, Want) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Jay and Pottsy of Tamarama

Jay and Pottsy of Tamarama


So, my roomie Hilary and I went to a Darfur benefit concert this Tuesday at the Berkeley Heritage Church, featuring Australian import band, Tamarama.
You might recognize the frontman, Jay, from MTV’s The City. Once we managed to get past the fact that we were surrounded by swooning 16 year old girls, it was pretty fun. The bar was barren though so we had to make our way across the street to a very shady bar called Buffalo’s, where we got into an argument with a man about the skillset of Lady Gaga, and discussed the Dixie Chicks. Then his girlfriend threatened to beat us up, for allowing conversation.
ANYHOO. The show was fun, but what was more fun was coincidentally befriending the band’s manager, who allowed us our own meet and greet session.
4some

4some

. Everyone was soo excited to meet Jay and Pottsy because they are former models and Jay was on The City, AND dated the hottest girl alive, my favourite VS model. We were equally excited to meet the other guys too, the forgotten ones!
sweet little Jasper, we wouldn't forget you

sweet little Jasper, we wouldn't forget you


During our meet and greet, we half jokingly suggested they come to a bar with us, since we were probably the only girls in there of legal drinking age. And he proceeded to say the single greatest possible word that could have come out of his mouth at that exact moment…”Okay.”…. Wait, what? Now the pressure was on to think of a hip enough bar to impress them with, but the first suggestion that came out was, “not Buffalo’s”. Knowing where NOT to go is at least a start. I said if this actually happened I would eat my ticket.
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Anyways, we ended up at the Drake Hotel, pretty snazzy. There was tequila, it got pretty sloppy, especially for a Tuesday night. We left Jay the hot aussie in a pool of admirers (how the eff did they get in, does the Drake only ID on weekends?) got some drunk pizza which was in a word, awesome, and made it home in time to sleep for an hour before work. W00t!
post-tequila

post-tequila


We did it all for the good cause! 100% of ticket sales went to benefit Darfur.
the band

the band

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Well deserved shout-outs

April 5, 2009 at 5:24 pm (Local, Music) (, , , )

I’m not that person who constantly tells everyone what trendy upcoming bands to put in their iPods, so the fact that I’m doing it now must mean Earthtone
is pretty f’in rad. And the frontman Kevin’s voice is an instrument in itself. Check these dreamboats out if you live in Toronto or the surrounding area like Mrs. Sausage or Hamilton (I just used those examples as an excuse to say mrs sausage…which is Mississauga, obviously)

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