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Eddie Cornwallis

Lynching Lenehan: Halifax's mob mentality

It’s possible former Halifax cab driver Bassam Al-Rawi is a sexual predator of the top order.
He’s possibly a very dangerous man. It pisses me off. I wouldn’t want Mr. Al-Rawi hanging out with too many unescorted women.
But let’s not stop there.

Village Blacksmith Diaries

The Village Blacksmith Diaries...

Dear Diary, Da spring is finally heres & da rich smell a manure will soon be in da air. I loves da smell a manure in da mornin’.
Da ground is tawin’ & soons we can get back ta business here in ol’ Bugtussle.

Frank Cameron

Vancouverites get the branding thing right

Residents of Vancouver have soundly rejected a proposed brand for their city.
City council approved the new logo, but Mayor Gregor Robertson decreed that it will not be launched until intense criticisms from the public are addressed.

Frank Covers

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Dec
Frank 100: The 100 most outrageous & appalling people, places & things of 2016: #1 Trailer Park Lucy

Frank 100: The 100 most outrageous & appalling people, places & things of 2016: #1 Trailer Park Lucy

It’s difficult to say how Ontario Court of Justice magistrate William B. Horkins could have been any clearer about how he viewed the Trailer Park Boys actress’s testimony.

Lucy DeCoutere was manipulative while discussing her interactions with Jian Ghomeshi, according to Justice Horkins. She maintained deceptions while under oath, he said, describing her conduct as “questionable.”

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12
Dec
Havin' a holly, jolly NSTU Christmas

Havin' a holly, jolly NSTU Christmas

’TWAS the nite before Xmas and right thru the school
The desks were stained by all the teacher’s drool
They wanted more, more, more, this holiday season
Their demands and their greed knew not bounds nor reason
Teachers’ egos were huge, their bank accounts, too
They wrapped their arrogance in the flag of the ol’ NSTU

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Cape Breton Chit Chat

The night the soul of Cape Breton died

They were ten-cent gunslingers, small town punks with big city attitudes, and not half-a-clue between the three of them, Derek Wood, Darren Muise, Freeman McNeil.

The most dreadful phone call...

Garfield Lewis can’t ever remember driving as fast he drove that night. He swears he must’ve been at a 150 miles an hour clip.

Media Madness

Handbags at dawn at the Lenehan lynching

Going back to the 1970s, when Gloria Steinem said of transsexuals, “If the shoe doesn’t fit, must we change the foot?” there has been built-in tension between traditional feminists and men undergoing hormone therapy and surgical procedures to become women.

Lynching Lenehan: Halifax's mob mentality

It’s possible former Halifax cab driver Bassam Al-Rawi is a sexual predator of the top order.
He’s possibly a very dangerous man. It pisses me off. I wouldn’t want Mr. Al-Rawi hanging out with too many unescorted women.
But let’s not stop there.

Frank Letters

Separated at birth?

Dear Frank: If you feel nostalgic for CBC News Network anchorette Heather Hiscock’s turn as a teen beauty queen in the early 1980s, you need only tune into the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs and check out Wendi Mclendon-Covey, who plays the matriarch of the family.

Separated at birth? Part II

Dear Frank: Re: Political Rant Of The week, Frank 762
With his impressive schnozz and talent for agitation, could Pictou Centre Tory MLA Tim Houston be Brad Marchand’s brother from another mother?
Gene Poole, Halifax

Urban Undulations

Handbags at dawn at the Lenehan lynching

Going back to the 1970s, when Gloria Steinem said of transsexuals, “If the shoe doesn’t fit, must we change the foot?” there has been built-in tension between traditional feminists and men undergoing hormone therapy and surgical procedures to become women.

Lynching Lenehan: Halifax's mob mentality

It’s possible former Halifax cab driver Bassam Al-Rawi is a sexual predator of the top order.
He’s possibly a very dangerous man. It pisses me off. I wouldn’t want Mr. Al-Rawi hanging out with too many unescorted women.
But let’s not stop there.

Speaker's Corner

Political Rant of the Week

Goodness, but the passion shown by young Liberal caucus whip Brendan Maguire in the Legislature the other week at the height of the teachers thingy.

Dispatches from the MLA Expenses Secretariat...

While Premier Stephen McNeil spent $500 on branding odds and ends in January 2017 — including a personalized calendar (just call him Mr. December) — that’s nothing compared to what some of his colleagues spent on advertising in the same month.

Wanker of the Week

Operation Halfwit, er, Halfpenny targets

Far be it for Frank Magazine to read too much into an 18-month-old social media post, but sometimes you really have to wonder.

Judge Gregory Lenehan

This issue’s Wanker of the Week needs no introduction.

Law & Disorder

The night the soul of Cape Breton died

They were ten-cent gunslingers, small town punks with big city attitudes, and not half-a-clue between the three of them, Derek Wood, Darren Muise, Freeman McNeil.

The most dreadful phone call...

Garfield Lewis can’t ever remember driving as fast he drove that night. He swears he must’ve been at a 150 miles an hour clip.

Guy Pothier

The trouble with empathy

It probably began with Bill Clinton aspiring to feel people’s pain. Then Barack Obama praised judges for exemplifying empathy. Then Justin Trudeau celebrated Canada as a place where we are there for one another.

Don’t like multiculturalism? Blame us Acadians...

I am not claiming that we Acadians came up with the idea of multiculturalism.

Bevboy's Radio Daze

Valley of Fear / South Shore

The Pastor & the peace bond

A 54-year-old Kentville woman says she fears for her personal safety after a town councillor — who also happens to be an ordained minister — turned up at the front door of her apartment building back in January.

Northern N.S. News

The YMCA saga: He says, she says, and THEN she says...

A N.S. Public Prosecution Service source tells Frank Magazine that police and the Crown are examining whether charges are warranted against a Trenton woman whose contradictory statements torpedoed the criminal assault prosecution of Pictou County YMCA CEO Dave MacIntyre.