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Tense moments in Trumps America: The alcohol edition

My father always told me not to discuss 3 things in the United States: Politics, Religion and Guns. Unfortunately, I’m a bad listener. (Sorry Dad) Also unfortunately, a recent election in America has seen politics and religion creeping more and... Continue Reading →

To the little girls watching…

24 hours ago, news media cycles all over the world began reporting the results of the 2016 American Presidential election as polling stations across the East coast began to close. 9 hours later, to the utter disbelief of liberals, feminists, the... Continue Reading →

A question of when: Terrorist Attacks, 28 dead in Istanbul

*Breaking News: 10 28 Dead in Turkey, 20-60 injured in Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul* If you haven't seen the news yet, a terrorist just blew themselves up Instanbul's main airport. What the actual fucking fuck. I went to google to look... Continue Reading →

We need to talk about guns: Why I stopped watching the news

Yesterday a reporter was shot. Live on Camera. The internet was exploding with screen grabs, articles, posts from people, THE VIDEO. The video of the asshole who shot that Reporter Alison Parker and her Cameraman, Adam Ward. And then! before he was caught,... Continue Reading →

America made Gay Marriage legal and Australia didn't

I'm not American, but I grew up on American TV, Cereal and Pop Culture. At age 11 my dream was to marry Aaron Carter, join Destiny's child and have a cool american flag strappy top with a choker necklace.  ... Continue Reading →

Rob Ford aka What I learned about getting famous I learned from Toronto's Mayor

When I was in Los Angeles (or as us in the know call it L.A *ehem*) and then at Sundance Film Festival (that would be in Utah, or as us in the know call it...Utah...) lots of people asked me... Continue Reading →

Happy Happy Hanukkah, Chandler and Monica

I LOVE the end of the year. Starting in October with Canadian Thanksgiving, and stretching through to Chinese New Year, there always seems to be something to be joyful about in the winter-time, something to look forward to and something... Continue Reading →

And I did nothing…

This blog post does not have a humorous tone, so if you came here to read tales of my 24 year old (man I am clinging to that, even though i'll be 25 in 26 days) shenanigans then I am... Continue Reading →

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