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13
Jan
Saving the CBC, but not that CBC

Saving the CBC, but not that CBC

Gosh, I do love a good skirmish, a nice set to, the occasional scuffle, even an all out melee; the joy of the joust, the battle, the smell of napalm in the morning. Ah, there’s nothing quite like a finely articulated engagement.
So, it pleases me to no end when I see fellow scribes from the same organ going at it — tooth-and-nail — in the cut-and-thrust of rigorous debate.

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30
Dec
The Star’s the ringmaster at this circus

The Star’s the ringmaster at this circus

I hate it when Mrs. Cornwallis reaches for the television remote. I hate it when Mrs. Cornwallis puts the toilet seat down. I hate when, in the middle of the night, Mrs. Cornwallis annexes my side of the bed. The remote, the toilet, the bed — this is my territory, my fiefdom, my domain, and I wish to continue to have sole dominion over it.
But more on that later.

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16
Dec
Eddie Cornwallis: ladies and gentlement, distinguished Indian readers...

Eddie Cornwallis: ladies and gentlement, distinguished Indian readers...

When Frank managing editor Andrew Douglas rang me last week with news he was to hire an unemployed Indian my initial reaction, of course, was “Which one...?” 

When he told me it was going to be suspended Senator Patrick Brazeau, well, you could have knocked me over with a feather. I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. 

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02
Dec
Bah, humbug to yer Happy Holidays

Bah, humbug to yer Happy Holidays

Well, it’s that time of year again, isn’t it? People cloggin’ up the sidewalks, people cloggin’ up the streets, and everywhere you look there’s the same window display that screams - pick me! pick me!

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07
Oct
Comedy team in the courtroom

Comedy team in the courtroom

Stop me if you know this one: MLA gets caught doing seedy stuff, MLA is charged, MLA maintains innocence for months and months, the charges go to trial, the prosecution presents its case, and then MLA has a change of heart. MLA pleads guilty.

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