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The Dude

“I bowl. Drive around. The occasional acid flashback.” Jeff Bridges' The Dude is one of the most iconic and beloved characters of the past twenty years. The bathrobe-wearing, White Russian-drinking, half-baked Eagles-hating American hero is a favorite to many—including, apparently, Michael Fassbender.

OUR ION | EP. 3 BASIC BEHAVIOUR

What is Basic? What is Basic Behaviour? On this segment of OUR ION, D and Asa discusses the stigma behind the stereotype of being basic. "It’s basically ok to be basic, so embrace it."

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OUR ION | EP. 2 COFFEE

In this episode of OUR ION, ION Magazine's Fashion Editor Deanna Palkowski and her Protégay Asa Fox discuss coffee, how you should take yours, and list some of their favourite cafés in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver that you should try.

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OUR ION | Ep. 1 #WWHW: Fashion Events

ION Magazine's Fashion Editor Deanna Palkowski and her Protégay Asa Fox introduce to you OUR ION. Their debut segment is one of their personal favourites called #WWHW "What We Hate Wednesdays," where in this episode they bestow upon us tips on how to attend Fashion Events.

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Barrelman Bar Games | Up-In-Flames

The Hindenburg in association with Jameson Irish Whiskey and Kronenbourg 1664 invite you to the Barrelman Bar Games!

On July 1st Vancouver's greatest bar ladies and gents will compete for awesome prizes and, of course, bragging rights as the 2015 Jameson Barrelman Bar Champion. Come and watch the fun!

LUSH | #GayIsOk

What if your love was illegal? That’s the question Lush is asking as they kick off their global #GayIsOk campaign. Starting tomorrow to July 4th, Lush will be selling a special gold soap scented with their signature Love fragrance to help raise funds to support grassroots LGBTQ equality groups all over the world. Customers are encouraged to post a selfie with the fundraising Love Soap telling the world why they think #GayIsOk. 

OURO

This weekend (Friday and Saturday) the creative dance collective known as OURO is hosting an evening of contemporary and street dance, and will be premiering a 20-minute piece that they’ve been developing over the last six months.

Encyclopedia Hearsay | David Copperfield

The Encyclopedia Hearsay was founded on four principles: misinformation, rumours, half-remembered conversations, and outright lies. Anyone can contribute, so long as articles are written with no research whatsoever. If you are citing The Land Before Time as a source, or abusing footnotes like David Foster Wallace, you are on the right track...

Kyle Kinane | Comedy Central

Kyle Kinane’s newest special I Liked His Old Stuff Better features bits about burning his laundry, hitting pistachios with the back of his cell phone while driving, and the embarrassment inherent in your mother being impressed with you for actually owning plates. He would rather talk about Bigfoot than comedy, though. But, he was kind enough to discuss his perspective on it and his career, as well as the time he threw up while broadcasting on a popular cable network, with ION writer Kellen Powell.

Harlow

Believing that less is more and beauty is simplicity, Harlow Skin Co creates natural and organic body care products free of any GMO's, preservatives, and other unnecessary additives. Handcrafted in Vancouver, Harlow's line of skincare provides body butters, scrubs, whips, and elixirs that will nourish, repair and protect your skin, leaving it smooth and hydrated.

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