How the waist was won

While Canadians’ natural response to news of American expansion into our traditional institutions is hostile, Krispy Kreme’s imminent arrival has provoked a rather different reaction: eager anticipation. This runs counter to expectations. Even Wal-Mart was never really welcomed in to the Dominion. They originally bought 122Woolworth’s stores and now, after a decade on the scene… Continue reading How the waist was won

Don’t call us…

The phone rings and a sense of dread settles in the pit of your stomach. No, you’re not starring in a sequel to Scream–you’re suffering the aftershocks of giving out your phone number. While supplying your number can result in great conversation, entertaining dates, and even a satisfying relationship, it seems that it can also… Continue reading Don’t call us…

Movies are expensive. Deal.

“Movies ain’t as good as they used to be,” is an all too common refrain. To these people I would say “ain’t’ isn’t a word” and let them know they’re only half-true. You see, it’s not movies that aren’t as good as they used to be, it’s movie theaters–though after seeing Torque I might revise… Continue reading Movies are expensive. Deal.