Colin Kaepernick opens up brilliantly about his youth in Colin in Black & White.

The pro footballer, Colin Kaepernick, in the Colin in Black & White docuseries. Netflix

A couple of hours. That’s the time it took me to finish the new series, Colin in Black & White. Couldn’t be better all around. It is unlike any other shows you’ve ever seen, partially because…

Simon Biles with her coach at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, on July 27, 2021. Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Everyone was surprised when the top American gymnast, Simone Biles, decided to withdraw from the Olympics because of mental health challenges. The news came as a bombshell, mainly because she has already over the course of her career dealt with the pressure of competing. Let’s not neglect the fact that…

A vaccination clinic in a stadium, in California. Bing Guan/Bloomberg

The hesitancy to take the COVID-19 vaccines from people in wealthy countries is alarming. Staying locked up in our homes for over a year is abnormal. COVID isn’t just the flu, it kills people.

To date, roughly 60% of Americans 18 years old and up have been vaccinated, which is…

In the movie Moonlight, this is where the two main characters meet as adults and reconnect. Jimmy’s East Side Dinner, in Miami. Google Maps and designed in Canva.

Humans, well some of them, tend to reminisce past life twists (the ugly and the beautiful).

A portion of the population is more in touch with their emotions, their feelings and their reality in all of its forms. …

Nigambodh Ghat crematorium, on the banks of the Yamuna river coast in New Delhi, is cremating a ton of COVID-19 victims. Amal KS/Hindustan Times/Shutterstock

The images and clips coming from India are staggering. In one way, it is kind of selfish to complain about lockdown measures here in North America, when we take a look at what is going on elsewhere on the globe, where cases keep going up.

The situation is getting out…

In the midst of a global pandemic, and as summer approaches, Benny Sings released his new album, Music.

The Dutch singer-songwriter Benny Sings rocking the guitare in studio. Larry Hirshowitz

Looking for tremendous jams during quarantine? Look no further than Benny Sings’ new album, Music.

A basic name for an album that gives us a little bit more than what is on…

For 28 years, the French duo Daft Punk made people around the world dance worry-free. Here is their last album cover, Random Access Memories, released in 2013. Genius

For 8 years, music fans have been on the edge of their seats, waiting for the return of the two French robots. That comeback will never happen. A few weeks ago, the legendary French duo decided to part ways after 28 years of collaboration. Daft Punk changed the world of…

Facebook to remove COVID-19 vaccine misinformation from its platform

Facebook’s headquarters located in Menlo Park, California. Noah Berger/ Reuters

It is not the first time, and it won’t be the last, that we are addressing the issue of fake news and misinformation on social media. The pandemic has only exacerbated this reality.

Last week, Facebook announced that they will remove…

I’m Thinking of Ending Things, a masterpiece signed Charlie Kaufman

Jake and Lucy, as they are driving back from Jake parents’ place. Mary Cybulski/ Netflix

In September, the movie I’m Thinking of Ending Things was released and it changed the way I perceived art and cinematography.

Being released during a pandemic, didn’t really allow the movie get the traction it deserved, in my opinion. Online…

Authentically Brilliant: Neon Trees New Album

I Can Feel You Forgetting Me, Neon Trees new album, released July 24. Genius

To be honest, this article was supposed to be published back in July, just after the new Neon Trees album came out. I slept on in for a while. Life experiences made me think about the angle this one needed to take. …

Olivier Pilon

Graduated with a masters degree in politics from the University of Quebec in Montreal. Human rights, LGBT issues, sports and music. Twitter: @OlivierPilon

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