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Eddie Cornwallis

ICYMI: The Donald J. Trump Inauguration Speech

Vice-President Pence, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Chief Justice, reverend clergy, fellow citizens, Lyin’ Ted Cruz, Little Marco Rubio, if you’re out there in the crowd, can’t see you. Little Marco must be sitting down.
And look at this crowd. Is this an extraordinary crowd or what?

Village Blacksmith Diaries

The Village Blacksmith Diaries...

Dear Diary, ’Cuz it’s 2017. Been hearin’ a lot a dat lately. Don’t know what in da name a Sam Hill it means but every year somebody’s gotta come out and say ’cuz it’s 2000 dis, ‘cuz it’s 2000 dat. ‘Cuz it’s absolutely ridiculous is what I sez, Diary. Gettin’ on me friggin’ nerves it is.

Frank Cameron

Cow Bayers won’t be moooo-ved!

From the people responsible for the pernicious Halifax creep we’ve been experiencing for the last few years — that is, the placement of those unwanted HLLIFLX signs all over Dartmouth and down along the Eastern Shore — comes a move to dispense with the vast majority of Cow Bay.

Frank Covers

23
Jan
It's Always Sunny in Dartmouth-Cole Harbour

It's Always Sunny in Dartmouth-Cole Harbour

A little girl high up in the stands of the Dartmouth Sportsplex had a question for the prime minister, and he let her ask it.
Why wouldn’t he? She wouldn’t know the Aga Khan from Chaka Khan.
“Can I have your autograph?” she asks in the most adorable voice you’ve ever heard.
The crowd titters with affectionate laughter.

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09
Jan
Lena Diab's private struggle goes public

Lena Diab's private struggle goes public

The New Year’s Eve incident at the home of N.S. Immigration Minister Lena Diab is just the latest chapter in her husband’s ongoing struggle with mental illness, sources say.
Frank Magazine has learned that Maroun Diab, 58, has long been medicated for bipolar disorder, but his struggle took a turn for the worse this summer while spending time in his native Lebanon.

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Cape Breton Chit Chat

Regrets, I’ve had a few... but NOT about this!

Ladies and gentlemen, I am from Cape Breton.
I know too well the narrative of the Dominion Steel & Coal Company and the company store. And so on, and so forth.

The back-alley extortionists of the Strait Regional School Board

At Frankland Presstime, the militancy of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union has taught hard-pressed Nova Scotia taxpayers a great deal.

Media Madness

Fear & Loathing at the CBC...

“Reporters should certainly use their judgement when dealing with potentially traumatized individuals to ensure an interviewee understands the implications of the interview... ‘What are you thinking?’ may not be the most elegant question in journalism.”
— Esther Enkin

It's Always Sunny in Dartmouth-Cole Harbour

A little girl high up in the stands of the Dartmouth Sportsplex had a question for the prime minister, and he let her ask it.
Why wouldn’t he? She wouldn’t know the Aga Khan from Chaka Khan.
“Can I have your autograph?” she asks in the most adorable voice you’ve ever heard.

Frank Letters

Clarification

In the story entitled Maroun Diab’s Troubles that appeared on Page 6 of Frank 758, Frank Magazine did not say that Maroun Diab is actually affiliated in any way with a terrorist organization, nor do we believe that to be the case.

Frank Love Letter of the Week

Dear Frank: I’ve had the recent displeasure of reading your coverage regarding our NSTU staff. I find it outrageous that your “so called” reporters would report something of this nature.

Urban Undulations

Fear & Loathing at the CBC...

“Reporters should certainly use their judgement when dealing with potentially traumatized individuals to ensure an interviewee understands the implications of the interview... ‘What are you thinking?’ may not be the most elegant question in journalism.”
— Esther Enkin

Military commander's career torpedoed by not-so-secret fetish

If you watch YouTube, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman — who up until last week was the second-most powerful man in the Canadian Forces — seems like a swell guy.

Speaker's Corner

Regrets, I’ve had a few... but NOT about this!

Ladies and gentlemen, I am from Cape Breton.
I know too well the narrative of the Dominion Steel & Coal Company and the company store. And so on, and so forth.

It's Always Sunny in Dartmouth-Cole Harbour

A little girl high up in the stands of the Dartmouth Sportsplex had a question for the prime minister, and he let her ask it.
Why wouldn’t he? She wouldn’t know the Aga Khan from Chaka Khan.
“Can I have your autograph?” she asks in the most adorable voice you’ve ever heard.

Wanker of the Week

Daniel’s victimhood enablers

Any dictionary worth its salt should feature a photograph of Daniel Maguire to illustrate its definition of courage. Or if there isn’t any room on that page, a headshot of the 20-year-old Dal undergrad next to “perserverance” would work, too.

Wanker of the Week: Marc Breaugh, NDP wannabe

Some local parents have a bone to pick with Marc Breaugh, the $87,440/per Bayview Community School guidance counsellor who checks in at No. 73 on our South Shore Regional School Board power list (Page 14).

Law & Disorder

An unsolved Annapolis County murder, 30 years on

Garnet Keddy knows that his brother, David Keddy, died courtesy of a bullet to the back of his head 30 years ago this June.

Lena Diab's private struggle goes public

The New Year’s Eve incident at the home of N.S. Immigration Minister Lena Diab is just the latest chapter in her husband’s ongoing struggle with mental illness, sources say.

Guy Pothier

Shocked but not surprised...

When it comes to Donald Trump’s victory, I was either shocked but not surprised, or surprised but not shocked.

The last enviornmentalist & the ultimate suburbanite

Rod Morrison is Halifax’s leading ships’ agent, responsible for most of the container and freight traffic that comes into the Port of Halifax. And also a member of the gang that congregates at lunchtime at the Officers Mess at Royal Artillery Park, just across the street from the Citadel.

Bevboy's Radio Daze

Valley of Fear / South Shore

An unsolved Annapolis County murder, 30 years on

Garnet Keddy knows that his brother, David Keddy, died courtesy of a bullet to the back of his head 30 years ago this June.

Northern N.S. News

Pass the hat for furious Shannon

It’s almost as if, when a rank-and-file member of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union decides to speak publicly in support of the cause, their local union representative supplies them with a brief but strict set of marching orders before they can open their mouths: