I pay scant attention to announcements from my credit card company. Mostly they’re telling me about higher fees, restrictions in benefits or otherwise trying to sell me something. But recently CIBC announced a change to authorized user rules for its … Continue Reading
“I honestly don’t think my career will get any better than this,” says Ken Jeong. “I think I’ve peaked.” Jeong returns in The Hangover Part III as Mr. Chow, the violent gangster with a heart of gold. Or at least … Continue Reading
Since I started gaining weight after high school, I have rarely worn a sleeveless top in public. At home? No problem. Outside my backyard? Find me a shrug, please. My arms are flabby. The underside of my arms are probably … Continue Reading
Lion King/Lil Dicky What if you told the story of the Lion King gangsta-rap style? I’ll bet Disney is pleased. Clever, but beware the NSFW lyrics. Loveless/Shoot the Image More wise economizing. Toronto indie band Shoot the Image produced this … Continue Reading
There’s a fine art to accepting a compliment graciously. Most people have a tendency to offer up self-deprecating responses rather than acknowledging positive feedback. Here are a few actual examples that I’ve overheard in real life: “ Your new haircut looks … Continue Reading
I recently asked a friend if she liked ramps. Her response was, “What the @$#! are they?” Only the best thing to happen to spring in a long time. Ramps are wild leeks or wild garlic, depending on who you … Continue Reading
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1 Diplomacy. Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto defended forced prostitution of “comfort women” in the Second World War, saying that they were necessary in providing much needed “rest” to soldiers. Hashimoto, previously the youngest governor in Japanese history, stated last year … Continue Reading