• On All Things Pachyderm

    by  • October 28, 2007 • 0 Comments

    If I’ve made one thing clear to the recent readers of this blog, I hope it’s this: I am spending all my grocery money on theatre tickets. Somebody stop me. No, really. This afternoon, I saw another Canstage production, The Elephant Man, starring Brent Carver and a whole bunch of other awesome Canadian performers....

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    Walden Media must die*

    by  • October 14, 2007 • 0 Comments

    Seriously. The Seeker – wtf? Why would you go to the trouble of getting the rights to a series of books when all you really want to do is use the characters’ names and make up your own story? For those of you who haven’t read Susan Cooper’s The Dark is Rising sequence (Over...

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    Three things I feel like sharing today

    by  • September 22, 2007 • 2 Comments

    1. I found this essay on Harry Potter and (erroneously expressed) Calvinism pretty interesting. And entertaining. Now, I’m not saying you’d enjoy going and reading it, but, for Pete’s sake, I went to the trouble of figuring out how to post a link and all, didn’t I? 2. Spanish flu. Just kidding! (If you...

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    The Dawkins… Code… of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

    by  • September 8, 2007 • 5 Comments

    I wanted to read Richard Dawkins’s The God Delusion since it came out and am probably the last person EVER to finally read it, but, in my defense, I put myself on the Ottawa Library’s hold list around Christmas and didn’t get my hands on a copy until the end of the summer. Clearly,...

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    Random thoughts on Stardust

    by  • August 26, 2007 • 0 Comments

    But first… happy twentieth birthday to Debra, my little – uh, younger sister! She is in Copenhagen on exchange right now, but I think everybody who reads this and knows her should send her a “happy birthday” email right away. And make sure to do as our parents did and blow her one mention...

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