In the twenty-first century, truth is a personalized experience. The Laurel and Hardy of the Apocalypse: Maxime and Greta This is how it works: The title gives a tantalizing glimpse of the theme; the subtitle teases, or elaborates, or sells the title out by explaining it for you. Simple, right? Here's a current example. Title: … Continue reading I Have Been Recalcitrant, Thank You, and Yourself?
+PLUS+ No Treatment On the Horizon for "CRUD" (Canadians Really Undermining Democracy) The Trudeau Cabinet's new tradition: Lighten the heck up, dudes, it's just a party! JUSTIN TRUDEAU, FRESH FROM HIS "WIN" IN THE RECENT Canadian Federal Election, has capitalized on Canadians' surprisingly laid-back response to his infamous blackface pics by instituting "Blackface Fridays," the … Continue reading New Blackface Fridays Prove Popular with Trudeau Cabinet
I'm all for ideals. Some common sense would be good, too. "YOU PEOPLE" To kick off today's in-depth exploration of the obvious, let me ask you a question: Who gives a flying fuck about a miserable, bigoted, old white guy sportscaster with bad taste in clothing and worse taste in philosophy? As it happens, I'm … Continue reading All? Or Nothing at All?
... and now, back to reality. The natural ruling party of Canada, the Liberals, didn't exactly ace the election, but, considering Justin's lapses of taste at costume parties and his penchant for making little Attorney General girls cry, they didn't do too badly. Doug Ford still looks like this, though: I don't want to confuse … Continue reading Well, thank gawd THAT’s over…
there's nothing a Canadian hates more than success Canadians have this too-diffident attitude. It's the attitude of an awkward, polite, but secretly superior adolescent who goes "awww, shucks" when company comes for dinner, then next day draws smutty pictures of the dinner guests on a public toilet's wall. If we had more sense of our … Continue reading Federal Election, 2019
These kids are the future. Assuming we have one. I’VE BEEN UNDERCOVER IN MY SAILOR SUIT AND adorable Hudson’s Bay dress shorts (available in Québec only in polyester, due to the current shortage of “pure laine;” nous sommes très très fucking désolés), chatting about Dr Seuss and reminiscing about The Friendly Giant with unsuspecting school-age Gen Zed-ers as … Continue reading Skipping rhymes of Gen Z
and Jagmeet Singh's NDP just doesn't get it We're now fairly skidding along the reinforced cotton gusset of life, aiming straight for Monday the 21st October, when the citizens of the People's Republic of Libtardia head to the polls. Ugh. I get sooooo tense about the "wrong" person getting into power, only made more tense … Continue reading Only an Appointed Senate Can Be a “House of Sober Second Thought”
... and other Tales from the Arabian Nights. THE SHEIK WAS FEELING... let's face it. Snarky. He'd just returned from the Annual General Meeting of the Worshipful Order of Sheiks, where he'd given a TED Talk ("When Your Neighbours are Infidels: A Plea for Slightly Less Tolerance," which had received only modest applause, hardly the … Continue reading When Trapped by a Camel, Bite its Balls…
... plus: Facebook is the idiot-maker. Carolyn Strom, R.N.: Self-made victim of the Facebook justice system. IT BEING MY BIRTHDAY COMING UP and all, I treated myself, as one does, to a little bit of narcissistic self-analysis, in the form of the Myers-Briggs personality test. The Myers-Briggs personality test is perfect for when you've gotten … Continue reading We Sincerely Hope Our Election Won’t Disturb Your Sleep …
Flash mobs of stupid conservative bigots are monopolizing our headspace OCCASIONALLY, DEAR READER, I AM FORCED to come up with a statement of principles. This usually happens when I've been online, getting exasperated by and attempting to respond to the comments of conservatives who are all in a panic about some class of people they … Continue reading On Differences of Opinion