Humour Archive

  • For the kids from my generation, the only thing we anticipated more than the arrival of Santa, was the Sears Christmas Wish Book. Countless pages of dreams and possibilities starting with several items under $10, then 20 and 50.  Next, the winter boots and gear, followed by pictures of ladies […]

    The Gift That Keeps On Giving

    For the kids from my generation, the only thing we anticipated more than the arrival of Santa, was the Sears Christmas Wish Book. Countless pages of dreams and possibilities starting with several items under $10, then 20 and 50.  Next, the winter boots and gear, followed by pictures of ladies […]

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  •   This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Monday, April 22, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: 1982 by Jian Ghomeshi   In this memoir, broadcaster and music impressario, Jian Ghomeshi, reflects on his youth from some 30 years previous.  Utilizing first hand accounts and lists, […]

    First Line-Last Line Book Preview #5

      This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Monday, April 22, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: 1982 by Jian Ghomeshi   In this memoir, broadcaster and music impressario, Jian Ghomeshi, reflects on his youth from some 30 years previous.  Utilizing first hand accounts and lists, […]

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  • I’m often enchanted by the simple act of walking and the wonderful gift it becomes when appropriately intertwined with the act of sight. In saying this, I don’t want imply the ability to see where one is ambling, nor the surrounding visions the mind ingests from a personal vicinity.  The […]

    Down the Bunny Hole

    I’m often enchanted by the simple act of walking and the wonderful gift it becomes when appropriately intertwined with the act of sight. In saying this, I don’t want imply the ability to see where one is ambling, nor the surrounding visions the mind ingests from a personal vicinity.  The […]

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  • I remember some advice I got about 25 years ago which I attribute to legendary broadcaster, Peter Gzowski (but where he got the advice I couldn’t say). When it games to interviews, his practice was to not sit there with a strict list of questions but it was more to […]

    I Know A Good Salsa Class

    I remember some advice I got about 25 years ago which I attribute to legendary broadcaster, Peter Gzowski (but where he got the advice I couldn’t say). When it games to interviews, his practice was to not sit there with a strict list of questions but it was more to […]

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  • Number 1 Couldn’t keep a straight face when told about her “great personality.” Number 2 Multi-tasking not a strong point with me. Number 3 Balked at Canadian Producers cost-cutting solution. Instead of Roses, they wanted to use Gerber Daisies. Orange ones. Number 4 Wanted to pre-elimate all contestants who weren’t […]

    10 Reasons Why I Am NOT The Bachelor Canada

    Number 1 Couldn’t keep a straight face when told about her “great personality.” Number 2 Multi-tasking not a strong point with me. Number 3 Balked at Canadian Producers cost-cutting solution. Instead of Roses, they wanted to use Gerber Daisies. Orange ones. Number 4 Wanted to pre-elimate all contestants who weren’t […]

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  • Last month, I launched my new Music Column on VoiceOfRuss and for February’s edition, I decided to combine my thoughts on music with another article I wrote in December of 2011.  Here goes…   So, it’s nearly been two months since I took a vow of celibacy.  Inspired by the “Manbattical” […]

    Back-Catalogue Shopping #2: So How’s That Celibacy Coming?

    Last month, I launched my new Music Column on VoiceOfRuss and for February’s edition, I decided to combine my thoughts on music with another article I wrote in December of 2011.  Here goes…   So, it’s nearly been two months since I took a vow of celibacy.  Inspired by the “Manbattical” […]

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  • THE 7% RESERVATION Carlos Bungee – Hollywood Foreign Press Association LONDON, UK – The 2011 blockbuster, Sherlock Holmes – A Game of Shadows as directed by Guy Ritchie takes many liberties with the fictional detective’s legacy in telling this new storyline, however the Hollywood rumour mill is now in overdrive on […]

    “Sherlock Holmes-Game of Shadows” Script Out-take

    THE 7% RESERVATION Carlos Bungee – Hollywood Foreign Press Association LONDON, UK – The 2011 blockbuster, Sherlock Holmes – A Game of Shadows as directed by Guy Ritchie takes many liberties with the fictional detective’s legacy in telling this new storyline, however the Hollywood rumour mill is now in overdrive on […]

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  • For 30 years, I opened the comics section of the newspaper and saw the adventures of Brutus Thornapple, The Born Loser. Now to be honest, I don’t think I’ve read an entire strip, which either speaks volumes for my attention span, or the weekly musings of the committee that writes […]

    Am I A Loser? Discuss.

    For 30 years, I opened the comics section of the newspaper and saw the adventures of Brutus Thornapple, The Born Loser. Now to be honest, I don’t think I’ve read an entire strip, which either speaks volumes for my attention span, or the weekly musings of the committee that writes […]

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  • … these might be their names. REO LittleRedWagon Bob Marley & the Sport Fishermen DecentTramp Foo Diplomacy Suburb of Chicago The Just Happy To Be Here Dead We’re All Equal to Ezra Commoner Antebellum Frankie Goes to Des Moines, Iowa

    If Some Bands Were Less Boastful…

    … these might be their names. REO LittleRedWagon Bob Marley & the Sport Fishermen DecentTramp Foo Diplomacy Suburb of Chicago The Just Happy To Be Here Dead We’re All Equal to Ezra Commoner Antebellum Frankie Goes to Des Moines, Iowa

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  • THE EMAIL – Part 1 “I don’t know why people hate Mondays,” Winston said as he lined by the french fry truck on Pilot Street. The fry truck was well-known for 2 things. An impeccable cup of early morning coffee and their fragrant deep-fried chips. Winston stood just in front […]

    The Email – Part 1

    THE EMAIL – Part 1 “I don’t know why people hate Mondays,” Winston said as he lined by the french fry truck on Pilot Street. The fry truck was well-known for 2 things. An impeccable cup of early morning coffee and their fragrant deep-fried chips. Winston stood just in front […]

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