Author Archives: Kristine Bernabe and Jeff P.

Sonic Boom – Scott Pilgrim shopped for music here!

Sonic Boom – Scott Pilgrim shopped for music here!

Disclaimer: I’m from the Compact Disc (CD) generation and I’m not very tech savvy. What the hell is a hash tag?  I may be alone on this one, but I feel the CD is a more practical medium for collecting music.  I do collect records, but more as a means to collect cheap albums notContinue Reading

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada: Where are all the bearded fish?

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada: Where are all the bearded fish?

For a few years, we have been having an inner conflict regarding animals in captivity in places such as zoos and aquariums. On the one hand, we will be the first to admit the fun times to be had at African Lion Safari in Hamilton, Ontario, where you can watch baboons crawl over your carContinue Reading

All aboard the Rob Ford Reality Tour

All aboard the Rob Ford Reality Tour

Our wonderful city of Toronto has been somewhat of a laughing-stock lately on account of our jolly, plus-sized mayor finally admitting, after months of rumours, to smoking crack…although he can’t be sure because he was in a “drunken stupor”. Yes, you’ve all been made aware of the foibles of Mayor Rob Ford (not to beContinue Reading

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