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Eddie Cornwallis

Democracy in action & other jokes

On May 30, Nova Scotians, 18 years of age and over, are being asked to do what they’ve been doing for years.
They are asked to vote.

Village Blacksmith Diaries

The Village Blacksmith Diaries...

Dear Diary, Well, today’s I’s rittin’ from beautiful Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. I ain’t seen da beautiful part yet, but I sure da heck seen a shiteload of rain. Nuttin’ but rain in dese parts. Yes, b’ye, she’s wetter den da missus on our weddin’ nite.

Frank Cameron

Itching for a real health-care crisis fix

 I want to relate a personal story from the Cameron Files, with some advice for the electorate of Nova Scotia.
The other week, I had an itch. It was caused by some kind of a rash. As one section of my delicate skin would heal, it would flare up elsewhere.

Frank Covers

31
Dec
Jonathan on the job

Jonathan on the job

Two Nova Scotia projects in which Jonathan Torrens has recurring roles are Call Me Fitz — the set of which was the setting for our interview — and Mr. D. 

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17
Dec
Frank 100: The 100 most appalling & outrageous people, places & things of 2012

Frank 100: The 100 most appalling & outrageous people, places & things of 2012

1. Peter Kelly Coffin Cover

There’s a file folder here marked simply “PK letters”, containing a selection of the best responses to the now-infamous cover of Frank 632, which featured Peter Kelly laid out in a coffin, symbolizing the end of his 12-year run as Halifax mayor. 

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Cape Breton Chit Chat

Another case of campaign foot in mouth

The principal of Richmond Academy is apologizing after she referred to the premier as a “loon” in a recent email correspondence.

Death of a Political Salesman

Contrary to published reports the late Paul MacEwan, 74, was not Jesus Christ incarnate. But he was one damn hard worker.

Media Madness

Remembering Mona Parsons

Born in Middleton in 1901, Mona Louise Parsons attended Acadia University and studied acting in the U.S. before moving to New York City in 1929, where she became a Ziegfeld chorus girl. By 1935, she had become a nurse.

Remembering St. Paul: Death of a political salesman

Monday, May 8 was a tempestuous day for a funeral. Fitting for Paul MacEwan.

Frank Letters

Love Letter of the Week

Dear Frank: While I get that Frank has always had a particular “edge” to its style and content, I was sad to see Halifax Poet Laureate Rebecca Thomas described and depicted in such a gross fashion in the Song of Hiawatha Revisited piece.

Algorithm report writing 101

Dear Frank: Re: Fixing Racism For All Time, Frank 766.

Urban Undulations

Papa Panopalis cops to peace bond

Court documents show CTV Greek goddess Maria Panopalis’s dad, ex-restaurateur Tom Panopalis, agreed to enter into a peace bond in exchange for the Crown dropping the sexual assault charge he faced.

Cabbie Ronnie Henderson’s fatal final fare

Over dinner in Tantallon recently, the former Mrs. Ronnie Henderson tells me she would never have met her future husband if it wasn’t for one fateful phonecall.

Speaker's Corner

Another case of campaign foot in mouth

The principal of Richmond Academy is apologizing after she referred to the premier as a “loon” in a recent email correspondence.

Death of a Political Salesman

Contrary to published reports the late Paul MacEwan, 74, was not Jesus Christ incarnate. But he was one damn hard worker.

Wanker of the Week

Wanker of the Week

Frank Magazine would like to acknowledge that this edition of Wanker of the Week was produced in Mi'kma'ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'Kmaq people.

Every dog has its day. And ‘Killer’ Kelvin’s is long past.

Senator Kelvin Ogilvie is a senator who actually accomplished something in life, unlike the army of political toadies, fartcatchers and bagmen who surround him in the Red Chamber.

Law & Disorder

Papa Panopalis cops to peace bond

Court documents show CTV Greek goddess Maria Panopalis’s dad, ex-restaurateur Tom Panopalis, agreed to enter into a peace bond in exchange for the Crown dropping the sexual assault charge he faced.

Cabbie Ronnie Henderson’s fatal final fare

Over dinner in Tantallon recently, the former Mrs. Ronnie Henderson tells me she would never have met her future husband if it wasn’t for one fateful phonecall.

Guy Pothier

New skirmish in the Cornwallis Wars

The Cornwallis Wars have resumed, now that HRM Council has agreed to reconsider the future of Cornwallis Park and the Cornwallis statue in front of the Westin Hotel near the Via Rail station.

Have I got a plan for HRM...!

Fifty years on, we still live largely in the cultural shadow of the 1960s. One issue during that decade that went underground and has only recently surfaced was the fate of cities.

Bevboy's Radio Daze

Valley of Fear / South Shore

Trouble in the stacks, er, shafts

It’s been a relatively quiet year on the campuses of Nova Scotia, with nary a rape chant, gentleman’s club or medical student  (allegedly) murdered for drug money, which likely helped passers-by at Acadia’s Vaughan Library hear the banging and yelling coming from inside the facility’s elevator ea

Northern N.S. News

Accuser tells of ‘toxic’ support by colleagues for the man she says raped her

The woman who accused Behrang Foroughi of drugging and brutally raping her says dozens of her colleagues signed a petition in support of her alleged rapist.
Margaret Clark* made the startling admission under cross-examination at Foroughi’s sexual assault preliminary hearing in 2015.