Tag Archives: humour

It’s Time Travel Night

While many simply call today the end of daylight saving(s) time (or the end of summer time in weird places), we who love science fiction call it time travel night. You are welcome to get up at 2:00 am and change … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis’ Amazing Connections with Canada: A Canada Day Friday Feature Visit to the Vault

Tomorrow is Canada Day here in the Great White North. Canada Day is, unsurprisingly, celebrated in Canada, and by the millions of Canadians hidden secretly among the peoples of the world, waiting until the signal to rise up and overthrow … Continue reading

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Greatest Shakespeare Post Ever: The Top 50 Shakespeare Insults

Readers of Shakespeare know that the Bard wrote with a wink and a burn. The reason most schools put off teaching Shakespeare until high school isn’t just the difficulty of language, but that it is awkward for teachers to explain … Continue reading

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In Memory of Stuart McLean (Friday Feature)

My family was saddened to learn of the passing of Stuart McLean. You probably don’t know him. Canadian actors and comedians do well in New York and Hollywood. We, like the Brits, enjoy dry wit and satire, but our radio … Continue reading

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Great Leaps and Skinned Knees

“What were you thinking!?!” Gentlemen: without any context or background, you already know that it is my wife speaking, and she is directing the question at me. I know you know this because you too have heard this phrase come … Continue reading

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12 Loving Ways You Can Ruin Your Kid’s Career

Although many parents are radically successful in their focussed attempts to destroy any real potential in their children, some parents raised on a diet of Dr. Spock and after-school specials are struggling to know what else they might do to guarantee the … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis’ Amazing Connections with Canada (A Canada Day Post)

It is Canada Day here in, well, it’s in the title, isn’t it? Canada Day is, unsurprisingly, celebrated in Canada, and by the millions of Canadians hidden secretly among the peoples of the world, waiting until the signal to rise … Continue reading

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