Posts By: lberco

3 British TV shows you should watch right now

It’s no secret – I am obsessed with TV. I happen to also work in TV so I play it off like watching so many shows is for my job, but in all honesty, I simply love investing in characters. And if there is any culture who really understands brilliant, riveting TV shows (AND the… Read more »

Catch phrases you will need for the digital age

I fondly remember banners in middle school of catch phrases hung in our classroom to help us understand the world a little better (like this one, or this classic, or my personal favourite). But lately, I am finding myself using NEW catch phrases to understand and describe this brave new world we live in: the… Read more »

Apply For Things!

As a grown-up no longer in school, I’m very out of practice when it comes to writing essays, taking tests, and applying for scholarships (even the thought of doing any of those assignments scares the shit out of me). But the crazy thing is, there are opportunities adults can apply for that are being neglected,… Read more »

3 Things I’ve learned as an Adbusting-Jewish-Wife

HAPPY BUY NOTHING DAY+HANUKKAH+BIRTHDAY TO MY MAN!  Let me explain. For 5 years I worked at Adbusters magazine, the organization responsible for the anti-black friday campaign Buy Nothing Day. I’m also Jewish, and the festival of lights is now in full swing. And last but not least, 31 years ago today, my husband was born. SO,… Read more »

The best natural remedy for a headache is a good cuddle

[My adorable niece and nephew know how to give incredible healing hugs] Happy Friday! Chris and I are off to Seattle to witness one of our previously mentioned all-time favourite radio shows, RadioLab, perform a live show, but before we head to America I wanted to share this quick and amazing fact: Back in 2010,… Read more »

That’s My Jam (of the week): Skeetwood Mac

Two women I worship for their talent and mad-style: Stevie Nicks and Ciara. And lucky for me, master remixer The Melker Project has gone and combined the power of Ciara and Stevie Nicks into one soulful booty-shaking compilation known as Skeetwood Mac. So for all the ladies and gentlemen out there like me that spend… Read more »

The HUSTLA Series: Katie Robinson of Three Feet Below

{The Hustla Series highlights the amazing people who are taking their careers into their own hands and killing it. It is important to note that the purpose of sharing these stories is not so we can imitate their paths (because we all know that’s impossible), but instead hopes to serve as a source of inspiration… Read more »

Wise words from a dad

{Me, my dad, and a pair of short shorts on the verge of him saying something brilliant.} Dad’s have the best mottos. I don’t know where they learn these catch phrases, but every father develops a set and I think they are pretty freaking amazing. And with total bias, I think my dad has the… Read more »

A burglar, a beauty, and a box of wine…

{Photo by Marcus Jolly} Just a quick report to say all went well with the Grown-Up Party box of wine halloween costume, and a special big shout out to my brother Colin (who you may remember from our Amazing Race Canada video), who masterfully turned it into a PARTNERS costume by being my wine bladder… Read more »