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For a number of years, I’ve told people who have been thinking of getting me something for Christmas or whatever holiday excuse they have for gift giving that I’d simply prefer they not get me anything at all.
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Saturday marked the 129th installment of Harvard-Yale, one of college football’s most storied rivalries. Known simply as “The Game,” the Ivy League series dates all the way back to 1875, and although its national significance has waned with the rise of power conferences and the Bowl Championship Series, it never fails to inspire memorable pranks and frat boy stunts.
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, Canadians are asked to pause in memory of the thousands of men and women who sacrificed their lives in military service.
Remembrance Day is a solemn occasion in Canada and something I, as the son and grandson of members of Canada’s Armed Forces, have great reverence for.… Read the rest
Dewar’s is running a series of ads for their blended Scotch whisky, “Dewar’s White Label”.
I’ve never had it but, after seeing this first advertisement, I definitely want to try it:
Rolling Stone columnist Matt Taibbi, in the October 25th issue says, “What we Americans go through to pick a president is not only crazy and unnecessary but genuinely abusive”.
NO FUCKING SHIT.
Ask anyone who grew up in another western democracy (I’m from Canada) and they’ll tell you the American Process is a colossal mess.… Read the rest
Last night, my friends (Michel, Hannamari and Yee) went to a place in SE Portland called Steakadelphia. According to Michel, they make traditional Philly Cheesesteaks so I was really looking forward to it. I’d been to Philly a couple of times but never long enough to get to one of their two famous Cheesesteak places.… Read the rest