Ricky, Author at The Panic Manual

Burger Review: Vegan Mac Daddy, Doomies

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Welcome to part 3 of the Burger Review. Just for the newbies, this is a series based on a top 10 list of burgers published in Toronto Life. Good Friday 2017 held great promise – a day off, the Fate of the Furious and a chance to go check out a burger on the top 10 list. As fate and history would have it, good Friday did not end well. I guess it was only fitting, given the nature of …

CMW Song(s) of the Day – Haviah Mighty – For Free

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Sometimes I forget CMW stands for Canadian Music Week and that we should be focusing on Canadian artists at this festival. Well, here is a Canadian for you. Haviah Mighty is a Toronto hip hop artist who reps our city well. Take this video for instance, it’s shot literally across the street from where I work! Like where was the memo? I coulda just been strollin in the background or something. The great thing about this video is how law …

CMW Song of the Day: Wolkoff – While You Still Can

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Wolkoff is a Canadian turned Brooklynite singer who appears to be quite the global traveller. According to some interview she did in 2015, she went to school in Paris, worked in Tokyo, and farmed in the Chinese countryside. Is she actually a spy? I don’t know. Anyways, she writes pleasant synth pop tracks that you can totally be playing at H&M. The track While You Still Can has a nice low key chilled vibe to it and I have determined …

CMW Song of the Day: Allie X – Too Much To Dream

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Allie X writes really good pop songs. She has a knack for writing hooks and her songs just get stuck in your head. The person behind Allie X (Allie Hughes) has always been a creative force through her few incarnations in Toronto and Allie X seems to be a good culmination of that. She has recently released (or will be releasing) a new album, CollXtion II, this year. This song is just one of the many catchy songs on the …