“Petite” Contestants Hit Next Top Model

This cycle of America’s Next Top Model features contestants 5’7″ or shorter.  In the modelling industry, unlike the rest of the world, “petite” is 5’7″ or shorter (opposed to 5’4″ or shorter). Since most of the contestants are between 5’5″ and 5’7″, as a petite woman, I would call them “average height” opposed to “petite.”  There […]

ET Canada’s Rosey Edeh on TIFF 2009

Blo Founder, Devon Brooks on Blo and TIFF 2009

A Truly Inspiring Concert: Jason Mraz

Melanie Chui   Have you ever been to a concert where you were completely blown away by the passion, talent and performance of the artist?  I did, when I attended Jason Mraz’s concert over at the Molson Amphitheatre on August 15. I made it on time for the start of the opening act. A band […]

Hollywood Only Wants the Dough….They’re Not REALLY laughing at us

It seems that many (36.4%) of you believe that Hollywood is there to make money, not to laugh at (18.2%) or with (9.1%) society. At the same time, another 36.4% of you thought it was other. Personally, I feel that movies in the past 10 years have somehow been “dumbed down.”  Many movies (especially big budget pieces […]

Happy Hour Splash: August 19, 2009

Dancers from CityEvents’ Pre-Pink Splash, one of the Pre-Pink Bedroom parties being held before the official event on October 1.  Proceeds to these events go to Princess Margaret Hospital’s Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute and Sick Kids. Prospere Magazine will be holding its own Pre-Pink Bedroom Party at Jeanne Lottie on September 15, 2009.  Tickets […]

Mad Men, Twenty-First Century Style

Cynthia Cheng Mad Men’s third season premiered on Sunday.  The show has certainly brought a surge in popularity with early 1960s styles – even Banana Republic ran a contest with AMC and Mad Men where fans got a chance to win a walk-on role by submitting their best “Mad Men” looks. Seeing that, Prospere Magazine […]

Mad Men Premiere: Will You Be Watching?

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Popular Entertainment and the Unintelligent

Hollywood seems to cater to those who would prefer unintelligent entertainment.  The movies which do well at the box office tend to be those with what I like to call the “crash, bang, boom” effect or part of franchises (which often have said effect) rather than those which tend to be thought provoking or have more of an […]

Pride & Prejudice & The Zombies

T.U. Dawood Looking for some light mid-summer reading?  If so, pick up a copy of the charming Pride & Prejudice & the Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith.  Think Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets the Augustan era. Now, plenty of people have remade, updated or spoofed Austen both in novels as well as films. […]