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Movie Theatre Bloopers 2

Sometimes when you’re at the theatre watching a comedy, they’ll show outtakes at the end of the movie. Tonight, Han, George and I were at the theatre watching the movie 300. Far from a comedy, and with no chance of seeing outtakes at the end, we were entertained in other ways. Precisely at the most ...

One-Month Abstinence 6

Over the last couple weeks, I’ve been drinking a bit too frequently with my vacation and other things that have been going on. I decided today that I’m going to challenge myself to abstain from alcohol for an entire month. Normally after a hard day of work I’ll have a beer at night. This challenge ...

The wars go on with brainwashed pride

This classic Guns N Roses song from 1991 could have been written yesterday. This song is a very fitting opposition to the neo-Conservatives quest for democracy in the Middle East; with “brainwashed pride” and the “hate we’re breeding”. I wonder if Guns N Roses would have been chastised if they released this song in 2003 ...

Adam Plimmer is Adam Paul? 12

Just when you thought Adam Plimmer’s career as an Optician was finished, he has shown his persistence by changing the sign on his store from “King West Opticians” to “Adam Paul & Associates Opticians”. His new sign is even using the same black and white colour scheme as his next door tenant, who is an ...

Mariachi Jim 2

Last Friday a bunch of coworkers and I went to a Mexican restaurant called “Bandidos” on King Street West near Peter St. We knew it was going to be an entertaining evening as soon as we noticed a large stack of sombreros inside the restaurant. They even had gun holsters and cap guns to compliment ...

The Angry Optician 13

Last evening my brother Tom told me that the Emergency Task Force was right outside our building along with around 20 police cars. We found out after that there was an incident in the building next door. The owner of King West Opticians, one Adam Plimmer has been investigated by the media over the last ...

Fish ‘n Flush and David Beckham 6

I think this invention is silly, but it’s definitely unique. It might become a hassle having to replace the fish every time you flush the toilet though. Did you hear about David Beckham coming to America? I’m SOOOOOOOOOOO excited. He is such a heartthrob with his boyish good looks. They built a new soccer arena ...

Febreeze anyone?

A woman grounded an American Airlines flight on Monday after lighting a match to cover up her flatulence. The plane made an emergency landing in Nashville and caused a 3 hour delay because the luggage had to be searched. The first image that came to mind is Cousin Geoff on my couch, putting his legs ...

0-60MPH in under 3.5 seconds

Driving to hockey today, I came across my new favourite car. It’s the 2007 Lexus IS250. Okay, so it’s not my favourite car in the whole world. That would probably be the Aston Martin DBS V12 that was featured in the new Bond film Casino Royale that I watched on Friday. But the Lexus is ...

Welcome to the Jungle 3

We took my sister out to her favourite club last night. It might just be the last club in the world that plays Motley Crew, Bon Jovi, Guns & Roses, AC/DC and Deep Purple. I’m not denying that other clubs play this music, but who’s really going to show up to head bang to 80′s ...