Category Archives: Humor

Watching Blazing Saddles in the current political climate

If there’s an upside to the rash of celebrity deaths this year, it’s that The Rio Theatre has been honouring the deceased with retrospectives of their best movies. First it was Bowie, then it was Prince, and lately it’s been … Continue reading

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The Lady on the Train

I come from a large family, so I have a lot respect people’s personal space. If I’m you’re neighbour, I’ll try to keep the volume of my music and TV down. I don’t man-spread on public transit, and I take … Continue reading

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Eternal Garage Sale of the Spotless Apartment

Last Saturday a couple of friends and I had a garage sale. I came away from the experience learning two things: I’m not cut out to work with the public. Unless it’s signed by Picasso, you’re stuff ain’t worth shit. … Continue reading

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