Monthly Archives: December 2012

Faves of 2012

It’s the end of 2012 so let me share a couple of stats with you. I’ve received over 80 000 unique visitors in the three years I’ve had this blog. And in the last year I’ve contributed a 100 new … Continue reading

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Meet the New NRA: Militant Socialists

The NRA has a new idea that was brainstormed last week following the tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. You’ve undoubtedly heard their call for MORE guns. More specifically they want an armed guard in every school. This will, according to … Continue reading

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C’mon, High School Teachers, Teach Sensawunda

For this post, I was just going to bitch that the fiction gatekeepers in high school, the teachers, seem to ignore genre fiction. But then I thought back to my education more carefully and realized that grade 11 was a … Continue reading

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The True Chretien King Maker

Many have lamented how the left and centre of the Canadian political spectrum have been left out of power for many years. There have been calls for the left leaning NDP and centrist Liberal party to merge in order to … Continue reading

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The Frackin’ Oil Companies

If you don’t know what fracking is, perhaps you should have paid more attention in the school yard. Fracking is what oil and gas companies do to get more reserves out of the ground. The official term is hydraulic fracturing. … Continue reading

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Stephen Harper Gets Cartoond

[Stephen Harper: As a conservative I never believe in nationalizing Canada’s resources. 2nd balloon: But Malaysia and China can nationalize Canada’s resources. Harper’s button: Alberta 4 eva! Great Lakes neva!]

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Yes, Nintendo, There are More English Pronouns to Misspell

First came the Wii. With the odd spelling, Nintendo could easily deny that it was an English word. Even if you thought it might have a meaning in English it could mean the English word, wee, as well as the … Continue reading

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Xmas Miracle: Spirit of Giving Reaches Marketer

The spirit of giving is so popular this year that it reached a marketer as is evidenced by a television ad in my area. That marketer was so effected that they UNDER sold something. In this ad they say ‚ÄúSave … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Winner

This is going to be a non humourous, self congratulatory post. You see, this year I entered the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) contest. In my last post before November began, I outlined my strategy of trying to write a … Continue reading

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