The Last Word: Weekly Pulse

Trending, Thoughtful, Fueling Life

November 4 – November 10, 2018

Food & Drink

Whether you’re tuning into some midseason football or some early-look hockey or basketball, these timeless classics from Grill Guy Bryan Oakley will help you get your gameday menu cracking this November.

LWOS Life is essentially one giant collab, so we’re always on the lookout for collaborations that are changing the game. The Alpine Wildflower Saison from Coast Mountain Brewing and Steel & Oak is this week’s featured game-changer.

Grilling American Classics for Your Game Day Menu

American classics should always be welcome to your game day menu. Your guests will definitely appreciate a nostalgic menu for your football party.

B.C. Beer Reviews with Nic Hendrickson: Coast Mountain Brewing – Alpine...

A relative newcomer to the Sea to Sky region of British Columbia has come together with a well-established brewery in the lower mainland to...

Entertainment

Television

The End of an Era: Shows That Need to End

Fall is well underway, and so are the shows that we love to watch. New shows are having to attract audiences to earn a...

The History of SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH

If you're a child of the '90s, you probably remember a sitcom called Sabrina the Teenage Witch. It was a cute little show, but certainly...

What’s trending in gaming, film, television, and music?

All good things must come to an end, and Josh King thinks some of those ends should come sooner rather than later. As long-running shows squeeze out the potential starring start-ups, Josh makes his picks for which classic tv shows need to end.

Vector is the latest album from the rising progressive rock stars, Haken. In his debut article, Matt McGee breaks down the new release track by track to explain why Vector might be their best album yet.

Halloween has come and gone, but there’s never a bad time to enjoy Sabrina the Teenage Witch. This iconic character went from comic book cameo to Netflix’s biggest hit. Paul Zecharia details this history of the teenage witch and her sassy sidekick, Salem.

If you thought September was a good month for K-pop, wait till you see what came out in October! Jack Wannan makes his picks for the best K-Pop releases of October 2018.

Music

Album Review: VECTOR by Haken (2018)

Vector: Armed with unparalleled instrumental virtuosity, rising stars Haken are quickly racing to the top of the progressive metal food chain.

K-Pop Best of October 2018 Picks

October was a great month for K-pop releases by soloists and smaller groups, like IU and fromis_9.

Lifestyle

Sleep paralysis can be a horrifying experience caused by the brain shutting down your body during REM sleep. Luckily, we have our very own neuroscientist on hand to explain this phenomenon and try and take a little fright out of our nights.

Whether you’re participating in No-Shave November or Movember this month, you have to keep that scruff looking nice! Tim Nutting gives the best tips and tricks for keeping your facial hair looking terrific.

A Ghost in Your Bedroom? How the Brain Creates Ghosts During Sleep Paralysis

Sleep Paralysis is a common disorder where the brain shuts down our body, from head to toe, during the REM (rapid eye movement) sleep phase. This, as the famous neurologist V.S. Ramachandran explains, is done for us to not act out our dreams and potentially hurt ourselves.

Movember: The Month of Manly Facial Hair

Beards, mustaches, goatees, and everything else under the sun. November is the month of men, and facial hair. Not only to show manliness, but with a cause.

Life: Rewind

Check out these smash hit articles from the last few weeks!

Lukas Ridge reviews Black Mass in the wake of Whitey Bulger’s death.

Shane Longoria reviews the latest installment in the Halloween franchise.

And Andrew Semaan applauds Jonah Hill’s directorial debut in mid90s.