Old Montreal

Montreal, a Love Song

Kathryn and I are heading back to Montreal tomorrow. This time, as a mini-honeymoon. (Yes, photos to come of the wedding day). Here’s an article I published in Chill magazine this summer, and only fitting for why we love Montreal so much. by RYAN BOLTON Oh, Montreal, you sweet and seductive vixen. You with your storied history. Your immense pride and love of the…

In the Streets of Havana (Photo by Ryan Bolton)

The Best Damn Travel Tips You’ll Ever Need

Travel is the best education. It’s also the ideal form of rebellion. It’s the no-bullshit way to find out who you really are. What you’re made of. Hell, some of the best travel advice quite possibly ever comes via Bill Fucking Murray: “Take that person [you love] and travel around the world. Buy a plane ticket for the two of you to travel all…


The Women of Summer 2014

by RYAN BOLTON Ah, good ol’ summer movies. Doesn’t get much better than a solid summer action movie, does it? Wrong. Add in a solid dollop of red-hot actresses and then you have a top notch, take-my-$13-and-give-me-a-seat-as-close-to-the-screen-as-possible summer flick. And this summer’s offering is no exception. The major studios are pumping out films for every movie fan. You’ve got some action (Scarlett Johansson tearing…

Typewriter Keyboard

Never Stop Punching those Keys

From the moment I first understood what a writer was, I wanted to be one. It just made sense. Stories had their way of gripping my young mind in ways hitherto. And I went to lengths to be one. When I was younger, I still remember my parent’s first computer. The tapping of the keyboard keys struck a cord. I still get that feeling…

Andrew Reynolds Street Skating

Skateboarding is Creativity

Skateboarding isn’t a crime. It’s a creative outlet. Creativity, like passion, is one of those things that you can’t teach. You can teach formulas for copywriting. You can teach proper brushstrokes in art class. You can teach someone how to kickflip. But the true essence—the creativity—behind these teachable skills isn’t taught. It’s either there or it isn’t. And skateboarding opened my eyes to creativity,…


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