Tag Archives: Culture

Adults Are Children and Life is Professional Wrestling

When I was in elementary school, I viewed the Grade 7 and Grade 8 students as revered members of the student body. Their classrooms were in the air-conditioned wing of the school. They had their own field for recess. Their … Continue reading

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Get To Know Canada

Happy Canada Day, to those who celebrate. Canada turns 153-years-old today, so we’re going to need a cake that can hold that many candles. I don’t make the rules. If any of you are confused, Canada Day is basically the … Continue reading

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Vinsanity

He is half man, half amazing. He is Air Canada. He is Vinsanity. He made us jump out of our seats, while he soared through the air. He put basketball on the map in Canada. He inspired a generation. His … Continue reading

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Cynicism, Racism, and Us

At times, it can be really easy to fall into a pit of cynicism and view everything as a veil, or a carefully crafted performance, that buries the truth under festive wrapping paper and a really big bow, so we … Continue reading

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Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

In 1999, I was in Grade 3, which only means one thing if you grew up in Toronto – a field trip to Pioneer Village. In the days leading up to the trip, we had Pioneer Day at school. This … Continue reading

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UNSANITARY

We know what is going. We know about the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. We know about the cancellation of events, in order to limit social gatherings. We know some people are not taking it seriously. We know others are hoarding toilet … Continue reading

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Kobe Bryant

There are some people who are immediately identifiable by their first name. Tiger. Serena. Kareem. Michael. LeBron. Kobe. And yet, when I received a text message yesterday afternoon that read, “Kobe died!!!”, my initial response was, “Bryant?” I couldn’t believe … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts XXX

1. Sometimes humour comes from a place of pain, like when I hit my funny bone on a door frame the other day. 2. I don’t trust squirrels. They’re either going to jump on my head, or untie my shoelaces, … Continue reading

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Not A Review: Jingle All The Way

I was going to call this a movie review, but I don’t trust myself to follow through and meet the criteria necessary to be considered as such, so let me be clear – this is a collection of words about … Continue reading

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Where’s The (Roast) Beef?

Last Monday was Thanksgiving here in Canada, which means a lot of people ate turkey until they turned into one. Not me. I’m always a turkey. No idea why I said that or what it means, but let’s keep going. … Continue reading

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