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Overrated - Table of Contents
A First-Timer's Experience at Fan Expo 2010. So, at the not-so-tender age of -- well, no one needs to know that -- I have finally experienced my first con! I don't mean the kind where I swi...
Monday, 22 November 2010
putting heaven above
An orignial poem by Shawn Roske putting heaven above Sky can be overrated, with endless love and warmth pouring down from heaven, for there be my home and heartache, that great comfort-- put...
Friday, 26 November 2010
Second time around a surreal delight
After much hype about Von Allen's first graphic novel, The Road to God Knows..., his second publication, Stargazer, takes a unique approach to something every one of us faces. It's always...
Wednesday, 03 November 2010
Duncan Campbell Scott: Visionary and Villain
One of Canada's most illustrious poets was also its most disastrously misguided policy-maker. Duncan Campbell Scott has often been named as one of Canada's greatest ever poets, and the one w...
Wednesday, 10 November 2010
5 Reasons You Must Read Harry Potter
Taryn Cheal discusses why you should catch up on your Harry Potter reading before or after you see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. With the release of part one of the seventh and fin...
Thursday, 18 November 2010
Ask the Writers - Overrated
Memorable brushes with the overrated. This month we asked our writers, "What was your first brush with the overrated? The first book or movie or single that everyone and their brother told you y...
Monday, 29 November 2010
Canadian Cinema Canon: Passchendaele
The problem with Passchendaele is Passchendaele. Canadian Cinema Canon is an examination of what makes Canadian cinema Canadian and what it says about our country and its citizens. To say that ...
Friday, 12 November 2010
The Overrated List
Your A to Z guide for everything in movies you should avoid. As the sage Ferris Bueller once observed, "Life moves pretty fast." Given its pace, you should be judicious about how you spend you...
Wednesday, 24 November 2010
Rocking the Mike – November 2010 Reviews
Reviews of Michael Bublé, Faithless Ft. Dido, Brandon Flowers, Interpol, and Robyn. Album Reviews Brandon Flowers - Flamingo I'm not the first to review this album and state that it's just...
Tuesday, 02 November 2010
A New Take on Hip-Hop - Bless
The Night Before EP, gives us good idea of what we can expect on The Day After Montreal native Bless has been surrounded by music his entire life. He began demoing songs at the fresh age of 12 a...
Thursday, 04 November 2010
Vern Thiessen’s Vimy at the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre
A GCTC/NAC co-production brings the Battle of Vimy Ridge to life. For the first time in Ottawa's theatre history, the National Arts Centre's English Theatre company has collaborated with the Gre...
Wednesday, 17 November 2010
Courteney Cox, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, I apologize.
Mea culpa, ladies. Your unlikable characters are extremely funny. I owe a couple of people an apology. Courteney, Julia, my bad. I wrote off your shows as crappy, and they really aren't. Let's ...
Friday, 19 November 2010
Ask Miss Smartypants - November 15, 2010
Art: Nina Charest Dear Miss Smartypants, Here's what I need help with: how do I set a Christmas budget? What's appropriate? Some background: in the last few years, my brother and sister have e...
Monday, 15 November 2010
Natural Horsemanship – Revolutionary or Overrated?
Natural Horsemanship promises to give you insight into your horse's brain and provide you with valuable training tools to forge the perfect partnership. But is it any better classical training? S...
Monday, 08 November 2010
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