Monthly Archives: October 2014

“The Game” is up for Jian Ghomeshi

Could this book (or another cheesy, overpriced volume just like it) be on Jian Ghomeshi’s shelf, right next to the now-infamous “Big Ears” teddy bear? I don’t know for sure…yet. But if this National Post report holds true, it looks … Continue reading

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Jian Ghomeshi: Kinky, or hinky?

“Hey, ladies. Want a piece of this? Better lawyer up, because I am gonna FUCK YOU UP.” No, Jian Ghomeshi didn’t actually say that to anyone, as far as I know. But that, in effect, is what he said this … Continue reading

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Dramatic shoot-out on an Argentine roadway

Could this have been an attack by paramilitary thugs? The federal prosecutor’s bodyguard shot it out with criminals who, from cars and motorcycles, assaulted a motorist in front of the official vehicle in which the functionary was riding, on the … Continue reading

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Toronto election: Photo du jour

Yup, that’s right, Robbo’s brother didn’t get the seat upgrade he was hoping for. He’s now headed back to the family business, which is probably the best place for him. Who won? The OTHER sexist-racist white male choice. Who else? … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: The bullet in the chamber of the gun

The other day, the lead singer of this band got into a spot of tweeter trouble for telling nothing worse than the truth. He’ll probably get into it again if the feds read the lyrics to this song, even though … Continue reading

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Canada’s real terrorism problem

This mosque in Cold Lake, Alberta, was spray-painted by xenophobic vandals. The town is home to an airbase from which CF-18 jet fighters recently departed en route to the war zone of Iraq. The people of Cold Lake have since … Continue reading

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Reuters is up to its old dirty tricks in Venezuela

Oh Reuters. You nest of hacks. Do you think Venezuela isn’t onto you? Or, for that matter, every person with a brain? It’s not like you’ve never tried THIS before… The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, denounced a media … Continue reading

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Young Communist office in Caracas firebombed

(Photo: Yury Weky.) The Communist Youth of Venezuela building in Caracas was firebombed by vandals, no doubt fascist in nature, in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. Note the streaks of soot around the door and window of the building. … Continue reading

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Argentine torturers took military courses in Spain — and vice versa

A cordial letter from the Spanish ministry of exterior relations to the Embassy of Argentina in Madrid. Note the date stamp: September 14, 1979. Even at the height of the junta’s horrors, Spain was awfully chummy with Argentina. Spain supposedly … Continue reading

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Evo’s new diplomatic sweet spot

Whoa, Evo’s lookin’ good…and I’m not just talking about those stylish threads he’s wearing (although those, too, are fabulous). With over 60% of the vote in the latest Bolivian presidential election, he’s riding higher than ever, and by now, only … Continue reading

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