Archive for June, 2008

Running toward Lucy’s football…

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Oilers set their sites on Hossa: A well-placed source said it would take a “minor miracle” for Hossa to be anything more than another one that got away, but the Oilers are baiting the hook this time with at least US$9-million per year for a slick scorer who would solidify the top line with Ales […]

So… What’s up with you?

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Lubo?

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

Lubo. So long, Stollie. I’m sure your supermodel girlfriend will prefer your new address. UPDATE: This has got to be the funniest sports rumour I’ve heard in a long time: So tonight as I was working at Safeway, Micheal [sic] Peca came in and applied for a club card and airmiles. Do you think Klowe […]

The Tim McCarver Show

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

I was just flipping through the channel menu and stumbled across an entry for the Tim McCarver Show. I didn’t watch it or anything, but I would just like to note that it was on WSBK, Channel Fifty-Nine. I swear sometimes I think we’re living in the Matrix.

The Krankor Level of Excellence: Nomination Process

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

Not everybody who meets the rigorous qualifications outlined below can reach the Krankor Level of Excellence®©™°. First, candidates have to be nominated through the rigorous process of tossing out a name in the comments to this post. Oh, and don’t forget the $5k nomination fee.

The Krankor Level of Excellence: Selection Criteria

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Unlike the Order of Canada, it is not sufficient for you to be a moderately famous Canadian. Mark my words: someday Sook-Yin Lee and Jian Ghomeshi will end up in the Order of Canada. With luck, the ranks of D-list celebrities will never thin to the point that Paul Bernardo and Robert Picton make it […]

The Krankor Level of Excellence

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Can you reach it? Do you have it in you? Here’s an example of one of the rare individuals who has been so honoured: Dan-Jakob, lead singer of the Scandanavian Death-Metal band, Corpsetickler. They do an awesome cover of “Wind Beneath My Wings.” The above album title translates to English as, “Burn the hoboes, for […]

It’s getting too serious down there

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Damned C-61 makes me all political and outragey. Let’s talk about something less serious for a change. Entropy. No, wait…

Bill C-61: Crappy AND Unpopular

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Michael Geist writes (my emphasis): Angus Reid has just released a new poll of Canadian views on the new copyright bill.  The survey finds that 39 percent of Canadians want their MP to vote against the bill, 32 percent in favour, and 29 percent are not sure.  By province the numbers are even more revealing: […]

Controversial statement of the day

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

We should burn hoboes to feed the needy.