If you thought your teenage experience was bad, well, you've got another thing coming. I Dare You is an independent short film about growing up in a small town and all the unexpected horrors that can come with it.Read More
SAD Mag’s Shannon Tien chatted with Michael DeForge about his newest graphic novel Big Kids. The duo cover a lot of ground in this sweet little interview: from teenage growing pains to philosophies of graphic representation to the challenging art of drawing “tree sex”.
SHAD is an educational program with a focus on STEM (science, technology, entrepreneurship, and math) that recruits top achieving high school students from across Canada. An award-winning alumnus of SHAD '14, Austin Wang currently attends David Thompson High School and works with microbial fuel cells at UBC. In this interview with Katherine Chan, he shares what it's like to be an eighteen-year-old science whiz feeling existential about the future.Read More
SHAD is an educational program with a focus on STEM (science, technology, entrepreneurship, and math) that recruits top achieving high school students from across Canada. An alumni of SHAD '14, Tiffany Quon is now a first-year Physics Engineering student at UBC with an exceptional drive for design, publicity, and calligraphy. In this interview with SAD Mag's Katherine Chan, Quon shares what it's like to be an insanely talented teenager with a hundred different passions.Read More
In anticipation of our upcoming High School issue (and in celebration of all things ginger), we interviewed Stephen Tufts of Dickie’s Ginger. What started as a complaint about the city's lack of decent ginger beer grew into an epicurean favourite, gracing The Globe and Mail’s recommended foodie gift list in December.Read More
All winter, any time he saw me, Brian would push my head deep into the snowbank, his body pressing against mine, my face buried in the snow, while he whispered, Say you’re a fag. Say it, Lardo. Fat fag.
A new short story by Matthew Walsh in celebration of our upcoming High School issue, with an original illustration by Amelia Garvin.Read More
"Do normal women love/ a man’s/ words/ as much as I/ do?" Questions of teenage love and more in this new poem by Megan Jones, with an original illustration by Amelia Garvin. Look for more high school-themed poetry and fiction as we prepare to launch our 20th edition: High School.Read More
Ray Hsu is a published poet and a lecturer at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia. SAD Mag’s Katherine Chan interviewed Hsu about starving for art, hypothetical time travel, and of course, our current favorite topic: high school.
“What do you call a greenhouse with nothing growing inside?” Taylor Basso and illustrator Amelia Garvin on teenage house parties, shared joints, and one very old wandering cat. Look for more high school-themed poetry and fiction as we prepare to launch our 20th edition: High School.Read More
SAD Mag was lucky enough to chat with award-winning writer Amber Dawn about her teenage years to celebrate the upcoming launch our High School edition. Turns out, Teenage Dawn was every bit as cool as Adult Dawn, even if she didn’t know it yet.Read More
"I am remembering/ the sacredness of sleepovers....our ritualized rating/ of those poor boys." Sarah Ens and illustrator Amelia Garvin tackle all the wonders of the high school sleepover in this new poem. Look for more High School themed poetry and fiction as we prepare to launch our 20th edition: High School.Read More