Sometimes the blender that you check and re-check can still fail you, as Peg Ainsley finds out with hilarious but very expensive results.
Archives for October 2010
Carson Daly said Naked Girls Reading is “…the best thing to happen to books since there were put on tape” and The Globe and Mail says, “It has to be the most provocative literary series in the world…” Watch as Rosie and Michelle get ready for the Vancouver show: “Naked Girls Read Horror.” If this event, featuring Rosie Bitts and Diamond Minx, isn’t the the perfect Halloween primer, what is?
From socks to cars to skills, how sharing and swapping gives you more.
A photographer and writer remembers his father’s passion for the Spanish Civil War as he strips together old 35 mm negatives in an attempt to create a web background. The web background didn’t work but the image that survived the failed experiment is a powerful testament to human life, exploitation and the quest for freedom.
“Striving for superficial happiness seems to be the norm for defining success these days. And if we are unable to live up to that “vision” for some reason, we are deemed to be failures in the eyes of not only our consumer cohorts but, sadly, within ourselves as well,” writes Kylen O. Lefave. So how do we escape from the trap?
Why, dear god, WHY did I think that booking myself on to the 5:45am ferry from North Sydney to Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland was a good idea? At the time my thoughts were on the ‘arriving’ bit — getting in at noon seemed smart as I’d have all afternoon to figure myself out. I didn’t give any thought to the whole “departing” bit.
A man decides to explore his dead father’s pain, in order to resolve a relationship which still bothers him. He decides to work the wheat harvest to walk in his father’s shoes.
Our writer undergoes a very painful learning curve as a newby to the wonders of hockey.
I never thought I’d be the online dating type. The online dating type, to me at least, being that 45-year-old woman with a really bad perm, a crap load of cats and a weakness for soaps who sighed into her coffee every morning wondering what exactly it was about her that kept men away.
Why do so many dog trainers and dog fanciers so strongly resist the use of food in working with their dogs? Eric Brad stands in stark contrast to these traditional trainers. He uses food as part of a program of reinforcement and science-based training — and his happy, championship-winning dogs are testament to his methods.