Leaders Debate Transcript

The next Canadian federal election happens on May 2nd, 2011. The leaders of each political party will have in total a little over a month to campaign. I’m not confident in the ability of any of them to lead the country, and last night’s leaders debate didn’t help, though I admit Jack Layton didn’t remind me of Alex Trebek as much as I thought he would. Way to go Jack!

Survey Says I’m a Liberal

I did an online questionnaire from the CBC: Whose views are most like yours? It seems the Liberals are my party and I’m most likely never to vote for the Conservatives. Locally, if I were to vote for the best person in my riding, I’d probably pick the Liberal candidate. I side more with the NDP, but our NDP candidate doesn’t seem mentally stable enough to be in a position

Prince William and Princess Kate To Visit Canada

Oh my god I’m so excited! Prince William, Kate to visit Canada in June, July: Prince William and Kate Middleton will spend Canada Day the way the prince’s grandmother, the Queen, did last year, in Ottawa. You Americans need some royalty bullshit to enlighten your lives. Oh wait, you do: Lady Gaga. Or is it Charlie Sheen today? I wrote “Princess Kate” there in the title. I don’t think she’s

“Pontypool” Creeped Me Out

My #1 recommendation for a Halloween rental this year is Pontypool, directed by Bruce McDonald. If engaging the audience and provoking an emotional response is a measure of success for a movie, then Pontypool gets full marks from me. Seeing it in a theatre 6 months ago, I remember sitting up in my seat holding onto the armrest for the second half of it thinking, “Man, this is creeping me