Kristel Jax

Stuff

Meet the Guerrilla Lifeguard Watching Over Toronto’s Late Night Pool Hops

The Nightlifeguard project is an informal effort to make pool hopping safer and fun.
Kristel Jax
9.17.16
Features

Jessy Lanza's Music Makes Life's Smallest Irritations Feel Meaningful

The Canadian singer and producer combats everyday anxiety and stress on her sophomore album 'Oh No.'
Kristel Jax
5.12.16
Travel

What It Was Like Growing Up in a City 'Colder Than Mars'

"I hate Winnipeg" might be the most famous lyric written about my home city, but I can't help but think how the godawful winters helped make us eccentric weirdos.
Kristel Jax
2.17.16
Interviews

These DJs Have Been Playing Nothing but the Smiths for 28 Months Straight

Can we get some "Shakespeare's Sister" up in this bitch?
Kristel Jax
12.8.15
Stuff

Why Dog Halloween Parties Are Infinitely Superior to Ones Involving Humans

Unlike social anxiety-inducing human Halloween parties, Pugoween is all about not giving a fuck.
Kristel Jax
11.2.15
Döner

How Four Party Planners Brought Berlin's Döner Kebab to Toronto

The opening of Otto’s Berlin Döner in Toronto has rivaled the summer’s best club bookings. The tiny restaurant is Canada’s first Berlin döner spot with enough spit-roasted meat, currywurst, and Club Mate to make the Berlin-obsessed think they’ve died...
Kristel Jax
7.29.15
Stuff

The Rise of BGL, Canada's Art-World Class Clowns

Quebec City art collective BGL installed a full-scale depanneur at this year's Venice Biennale, the latest in a career of humorous, high-concept projects.
Kristel Jax
7.21.15
Stuff

A World-Famous Shock Cartoonist Is Publishing the Ultimate Life Guide for Tweens

Before there was Ted, there was Mr. Wiggles, another drunken teddy bear whose author has now written a comic guide for middle schoolers.
Kristel Jax
7.7.15
Stuff

Seripop’s Chloe Lum and Yannick Desranleau on Garbage, Grants, and Life After AIDS Wolf

"The world is fucked, so let's build an amusement park on it."
Kristel Jax
6.22.15