Sketching my Thumbnails

I’ve recently changed how I do my thumbnails – going from a more randomized, spur-of-the-moment aesthetic to more stylized sketches. I don’t know if anyone is curious how I do it, but in case you’ve ever wanted to see the drawing process in action, here you go! This thumbnail took about 45 minutes to complete,…

Snow Day in Calgary!

Talk about a snow day! Over the past 24 hours, there has been a ton of snow – between 20 to 30 cm, depending on what part of the city you’re in! So, after doing a bit of shovelling, I thought I’d test out the waterproofness of my GoPro with a bit of snow diving!…

Reduce The Volume! High Fidelity Ear Plugs (Amazon Review)

We’re taking a look at the EarPeace HD High Fidelity Hearing Protection: Ear Plugs for Concerts & Music Professionals (CDN http://amzn.to/2s5vfB8, US http://amzn.to/2E0fsou). These ear plugs are not your average wad of foam – they’re meant to let in the sound, but cut the volume, without muffling the audio experience, especially for music. How do…

One Year Old Haggis for Robbie Burns Day!

Yes, it’s Robbie Burns Day once again, and wouldn’t you know it, I forgot to get a haggis! Thankfully, I have one left over in the freezer from last year! How will one year old haggis taste? For those of you who can’t understand that horrible impression of an accent, here’s the text of the…

Enter The 1K Sub Giveaway!

Due to changes in the YouTube Partner Program, you now need to 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 watch hours to be a partner. I have the watch hours, but I’m short on subscribers. So, I’m starting a contest. If I can get to 1,000 subscribers before February 20th (the cutoff date for the new YPP changes),…

That Packs A Punch! Reviewy Tests Smelling Salts (Amazon Review)

I’ve been seeing a lot of athletes lately, using smelling salts in a kind of casual way. Which is interesting, because I’ve always thought of smelling salts as a kind of medicinal item, and an antiquated one at that. But they do seem to be making a comeback, and since I didn’t box as a…