Monthly Archives: May 2006

Smashula show: June 3, Sidetrack

With Greg MacPherson and Fractal Pattern. I think we’re all supposed to be political. Our songs are not overtly so (maybe anti-bullying?), and our aesthetic will occasionally venture toward the vaguely fascist (anthem rock! big noise! what do you expect?) … Continue reading

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X3

Went to see the X Men movie. It was basically a mutant fashion show (and now, a mutant who has porcupine spikes on his face… here’s one who smashes things… ooh la la! Wings!) riddled with completely stupid logical story … Continue reading

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Go, Local Sports Team!

The Oilers only have to win ONE MORE to get to the Stanley Cup finals. To encourage this, I’ve roasted a duck.

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Earlier in the day…

It was my nephew Alex’s birthday. There was a barbecue, and a baby bird!

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The Da Vinci Code

It wasn’t as bad as I expected. And it’s certainly not worth the big kerfuffle. Maybe it’s because there’s no emotional stake in it for me, having not being raised a Christian nor read the book (though some dude walking … Continue reading

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Clematis!

Heh.

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Art School Confidential

It’s not as bad as everyone says it is. But I do agree that the serial killer thing is kind of a distraction from the lampooning of art school life that I can only imagine is all too accurate: only … Continue reading

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What’s cuter than Paul’s underpants?

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JPod

I got to review Douglas Coupland’s latest novel for the Journal. You can read the long version on Sunday, but here’s a preview: it’s good! I have to admit that I’ve never fully read any of his books. I suspect … Continue reading

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The Grinder burnt down!

It’s so sad! Our neighbourhood bar was destroyed by fire last night. Police think it’s arson, and so do we. In fact, to take it a step further, we think it’s an insurance scam. Why? Last night, Paul noticed a … Continue reading

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