Saturday, May 30, 2009

"A period of reflection may now be in order"

Such was Oxford's reaction to the battle between two candidates for Professor of Poetry. Let's hope they realize that any poet worth his or her verse ought to be mad, bad and dangerous to know. Read it here.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

"Green Shoots"

You'd be hard-pressed to find men lining up for bread crusts during the current economic downturn, which seems to bear little in resemblance with the Great Depression's trials. Read it here.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

"All of a sudden, out of the blue, I'm a criminal"

Allegations against Brian Mulroney have never been proven in court - so why did he act like a wrongdoer if he did nothing wrong? Call him a doomer: a boomer with self-destruction in his soul. Read it here.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Funny People: Death comes for the sausage king

Funny People has all the makings of your typical Judd Apatow movie: juvenile hijinks, riffs on marijuana and masturbation, Seth Rogen. But it's also about death, and for the king of blockbuster comedy, it could be the beginning of something very serious indeed. Read it here

Saturday, May 9, 2009

"I'd love another NHL team in Canada"

Even the Prime Minister supports Jim Balsillie's plan, as well he should. But however it turns out, every red-blooded Canadian male knows it's really just another opportunity for heartbreak. Read it here.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Where have all the loose women gone?

The days of Sex and the City's influence are long gone. From Tina Fey's fake prude to Sarah Palin's real power play, here's why strong women just aren't that into having sex with you anymore. Read it here

Saturday, May 2, 2009

"The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains"

Just in time for May Day, Karl Marx's famous words came true, not in Russia, China or Cuba but rather in Detroit. But if the people finally did get the power, why do we feel so powerless? Read it here.