Jonathan Ruzek

Doing hard time for a good cause

Sometimes, being on the wrong side of the law can feel so good, like that time I crossed the street when the hand was flashing orange. The exhiliration! This year I am volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society for their annual Jail-N-Bail campaign! Jail-N-Bail involves mock arrests of willing and fun-loving participants who are taken to a …

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Slaughterhouse Slough

I stumbled upon this weekly webcomic by Illustrator Eric Dyck. Heh, this sums Lethbridge up: Slaughterhouse Slough Jonathan RuzekI’m Jonathan Ruzek, a creative type and web professional located in Lethbridge, Alberta. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons, anime, and videogames. I’m also a bit of a foodie who loves to cook. When I travel, …

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When it snows, the ticks come indoors…

Here's a big, fat NOPE that I found on Reddit, which actually turned out to be an installation by Lethbridge artist Kindra Shaw. Still, no thanks! Jonathan RuzekI’m Jonathan Ruzek, a creative type and web professional located in Lethbridge, Alberta. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons, anime, and videogames. I’m also a bit of …

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Lethbridge in spotlight: Craig Ferguson on growing for Lethbridge

He's the host of CBS' The Late Late Show and he's literally coming to Lethbridge. Our little city is getting a mention, along with a few chuckles on air: Just For Laughs is thrilled to announce that Scottish comedian and festival favorite Craig Ferguson will be hitting select Canadian cities this fall with his witty and hilarious stand up performance aptly …

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Bicycle recreation for the season

Our city has its fair share of trails and pathways, what with the coulees and river bottom. My friend Cody at ISO Foto Studios put together a montage of what it's like to bike around down there in the fall season: Jonathan RuzekI’m Jonathan Ruzek, a creative type and web professional located in Lethbridge, Alberta. …

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Sugoi! Japan Film Festival comes to The Movie Mill

Now that Word on the Street and Arts Days are finally over, here comes some real culture. The Consulate General of Japan in Calgary and the Japan Foundation present the 2013 JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL in Lethbridge, featuring 2 contemporary Japanese films at the Movie Mill on October 19th. Both shows are in Japanese with English …

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$2 movies and concession for Alberta Flood Relief

Basically, you can see some family-friendly movies for either free or a twoonie, while also enjoying ridiculously cheap (by cinema standards) snacks and pop! All proceeds go to Alberta Flood Relief. Jonathan RuzekI’m Jonathan Ruzek, a creative type and web professional located in Lethbridge, Alberta. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons, anime, and videogames. …

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The great flood of 1995

(Via Reddit) Jonathan RuzekI’m Jonathan Ruzek, a creative type and web professional located in Lethbridge, Alberta. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons, anime, and videogames. I’m also a bit of a foodie who loves to cook. When I travel, I always keep my eyes out for hot springs and great places to adventure with …

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Storm you say? History again repeats itself

Now taking bets for a Canada Day flooding downpour. Jonathan RuzekI’m Jonathan Ruzek, a creative type and web professional located in Lethbridge, Alberta. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons, anime, and videogames. I’m also a bit of a foodie who loves to cook. When I travel, I always keep my eyes out for hot …

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Oscillations Korg Kaossiltaor & Monotron Delay

So there was this one time where I was big on Twitter and it just so happened that I won a contest. Courtesy of the National Music Centre in Calgary, I won this weird music contraption called a Korg Monotron. However my doppelganger, Bonnaventure James, also entered this contest and was insanely jealous. To the point …

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Listen to Leeroy Stagger’s new album, “Truth Be Sold,” online free

Awhile ago, when this whole "occupy" fad was still big, I posted one of Leeroy Stagger's latest songs from his new album, "Truth Be Sold." It's now available for purchase from his website, but thanks to the CBC you can listen to the WHOLE THING for free online. Sorry for the no embed, but CRTC …

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This Lethbian leaves love for little angels

When the Lethbian Lover doesn't get the shakes from withdrawl, he is a connoseur of fine wines and great value. So, of course he frequents Costco Liquor. And being in exceptionally good spirits (see what I did there?), sent a little love to the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation.   Next time you're getting your drink-on, throw a …

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I finally discovered what “CASA” means!

"Creating Arts in Southern Alberta" – Who wants to bet they thought of this after the backlash? Anyway, the grand opening for the new arts centre is from May 14-18. Jonathan RuzekI’m Jonathan Ruzek, a creative type and web professional located in Lethbridge, Alberta. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons, anime, and videogames. I’m …

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