The recipe for a successful April Fools' gag is simple: one part clever gag, one part duped audience. Luckily, each year great pranksters around the world rise to the challenge and exploit the naivety of their friends, neighbours and country people with...Read More»
They call the yoga posture seen above the “peacock pose,” but we may as well dub it the “PM position” (or perhaps “Trudeau Taunt” for the...Read More»
So … have you noticed how many people preface their sentences and responses with ”so"?
I’ve been noticing that few people, in interviews or in...Read More»
If Elvis Presley were still alive, there’d be a hunka-hunka birthday cake handed out at Graceland to celebrate his big 8-1. To mark his birthday,...Read More»
In Canada, we may, in our musing, let our minds pass over the hundreds of thousands dead, in the Year of the Goat; that is, the year they were first...Read More»
To Hitler, she was the most dangerous woman in Europe.
Queen Elizabeth, the charming consort of King George VI (and mother of our current queen,...Read More»
The poppy has been an international symbol of remembrance since the 19th century Napoleonic Wars, over 110 years before it was adopted by...Read More»
Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister-designate, will soon return to his childhood home at 24 Sussex Drive. In an earlier era, his father then-prime...Read More»
The classic comic strip Peanuts, which debuted on October 2, 1950, turns 65 today – which means Charlie Brown should probably give up trying to kick...Read More»
The senior set is about to take over. Deal with it, kids.
Hey, kids, guess what? The over-65 set is one step closer to taking over the world. Or at least...Read More»
The beloved Canadian troubadour turned 81 this week, but how much do you really know about Leonard Cohen? From his early life to writing to his career,...Read More»
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