Monthly Archives: December 2016

PREP FOR DECEMBER 30TH 2016

Well, at least someone’s making money..
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/28/richest-people-income_n_13875042.html?ncid=fcbklnkcahpmg00000001
It is all about the kids on Christmas.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-christmas-trees-goats-1.3914589
It’s the most wonderful lie of the year.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/netflix-will-help-parents-trick-kids-into-going-to-bed-early-on-new-years-eve_us_586403e5e4b0d9a59459d9a0
The cute version of Jurassic Park.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/toothless-dinosaur-birds-1.3914277
A conversation starter.
http://www.pressunion.org/popular-bar-brooklyn-raises-drinking-age-25-young-people-annoying/
The other family dying of a broken heart.
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/28/zsa-zsa-gabor-son_n_13872052.html
A conversation starter.
http://www.cosmopolitan.com/sex-love/a8514108/cry-baby-doll-toy-sex-noises-report/
Dog > Drone.
http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2016/12/27/Drone-hating-dog-grabs-owners-quadcopter-out-of-the-air-in-Canada/1201482869206/
No one is safe from 2016 #PourOneOut
http://people.com/food/inventor-of-iconic-red-solo-cup-dies-at-84/
Thank you 2017.
http://www.nme.com/news/tv/carrie-fisher-recorded-two-new-family-guy-appearances-died-1925036
Hey Girl.. Wanna go to the moon?
http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/ryan-gosling-tapped-for-neil-armstrong-biopic-first-man-w458345
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PREP FOR DECEMBER 29TH 2016

Kids are too smart these days.
https://www.cnet.com/news/child-uses-sleeping-moms-fingerprints-to-buy-pokemon-gifts/
No, I do not know Ryan Seacrest, mom.
http://notable.ca/millennials-parents-have-no-clue-what-we-do-for-a-living/
Take that 2016!
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/nation-now/2016/12/27/big-one-coming-2017-total-solar-eclipse/95889736/
A conversation starter.
http://www.ctvnews.ca/autos/red-light-texting-still-a-problem-in-canada-says-caa-1.3219267
Meanwhile in Saskatchewan.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/owl-roadkill-season-another-great-horned-owl-hits-truck-survives-1.3912814
And the hottest toy this year just got cooler.
https://reportca.net/2016/12/an-fword-problem-hatchimal-owners-say-the-toy-is-swearing/
Something, something Habs joke.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/montreal-ice-skate-villeray-1.3913125
Take that Adele!
http://ajournalofmusicalthings.com/sad-true-death-good-music-industry-year/
Thanks Social Media.. 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2016/12/27/the-nonprofit-director-who-called-michelle-obama-an-ape-in-heels-has-lost-her-job-for-good/?utm_term=.2ab5dde691fb
It would be a lot smarter if it didn’t get snot in the first place.
http://www.menshealth.com/health/nasal-cycle
The best hangover cure is responsibility.
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/andrea-sarjeant/hangover-helper-recover-faster_b_8790224.html
Meanwhile in Nova Scotia.
https://www.localxpress.ca/local-news/rainbow-lobster-leads-social-media-contest-for-craziest-crustacean-498079
And while we’re at it, can we talk about Cancon?
http://business.financialpost.com/fp-tech-desk/nfl-bell-demand-federal-court-overturn-crtcs-super-bowl-ad-decision

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PREP FOR DECEMBER 28TH 2016

A conversation starter.
http://www.fhm.com/posts/ever-wonder-why-women-fake-orgasms-of-course-you-do-so-here-s-your-answer-121812
Hopefully it’s classic rock.
http://nypost.com/2016/12/27/scientists-say-radio-signals-from-deep-space-could-be-aliens/
Meanwhile in Ontario..
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/22/kathleen-wynne-asks-why-o_n_13795158.html?ncid=fcbklnkcahpmg00000001
Unless you need to be around the people.
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20160809-why-it-pays-to-be-grumpy-and-bad-tempered
I’m more surprised that they get snow in California.
http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2016/12/27/California-driver-places-plastic-zip-ties-on-tires-instead-of-snow-chains/1911482854753/
Never. Christmas all the time!
http://metro.co.uk/2016/12/26/when-should-you-take-down-christmas-decorations-6339034/
And this is already not up to date.
http://www.nme.com/photos/all-the-greats-we-ve-lost-in-2016-1409203
Meanwhile..
http://nationalreport.net/rockeractivist-ted-nugent-found-alive-aged-66/
A conversation starter.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/extinctions-10-years_us_585243abe4b0732b82fef55f
Good guy Vedder.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/eddie-vedder-donates-10000-after-familys-plea-goes-viral-w457822
They are kinda cute!
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/north-bay-homane-society-rats-1.3910508
The future Prime Minister of Canada.
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/26/kevin-o-leary-champagne_n_13859680.html
Cause world issues are so much fun.
https://www.localxpress.ca/national-business/trump-names-bush-era-veteran-and-policy-newcomer-to-posts-497703
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PREP FOR DECEMBER 27TH 2016

#SPORTZ
http://globalnews.ca/news/3141121/year-in-review-2016-10-sports-moments-even-non-sports-fans-talked-about/
Would actually make things easier to spread the gift giving out.
https://www.thestar.com/life/2016/12/26/my-mom-thought-boxing-day-was-the-day-to-open-presents.html
That would explain why fathers know so much less.
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/23/pregnancy-brain_n_13793444.html
What a year to be alive.
http://www.macleans.ca/society/the-year-in-hashtags-memes-and-viral-videos/
What’s the big deal? Everything can be boiled down to Ride or Die..
http://www.theladbible.com/funny/fail-tupac-hit-printed-on-catholic-hymn-sheet-by-mistake-20161225
A match made in heaven. <3
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/02/19/coffee-good-for-liver_n_9275368.html
A conversation starter.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-turkey-size-1.3908713
A new type of Reindeer game..
http://www.squamishchief.com/finnish-phone-app-finds-reindeer-helps-to-avoid-road-kill-1.5424585
Oh boy.
http://globalnews.ca/news/3148034/sarah-michelle-gellar-confuses-boy-george-for-george-michael-in-tribute/
Meanwhile in Germany on Christmas morning.
http://globalnews.ca/news/3146985/german-city-must-evacuate-on-christmas-morning-to-diffuse-wwii-bomb/
A conversation starter.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4060846/The-ideal-number-sexual-partners-men-women-revealed.html
Just in time for your New Year’s Resolution.
https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2016/12/23/heavy-drinking-has-been-normalized-for-women-and-its-killing-them-in-record-numbers.html
I’ll drink to that!
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/food/article-4050910/The-three-ingredient-winter-warmer-drink-make-LOSE-weight.html
Re-gifting in 2016.
http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/unwanted-christmas-gifts-to-sell-9486176
Meanwhile in the Maritimes..
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1427311-video-maritime-bhangra-group-spread-holiday-happiness
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PREP FOR DECEMBER 23RD 2016

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year.
http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2015/12/15/all_i_want_for_christmas_is_a_goat_is_a_holiday_album_of_goats_singing_silent.html
It’s not that we want to hang out with the guys all the time..
http://news.nationalpost.com/health/men-need-to-meet-up-with-friends-for-a-brew-or-a-brawl-to-stay-healthy-u-k-study
Poor Nickelback #IfEveryoneCared
http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/zuckerberg-ai-jarvis-1.3907739
By every Canadian news outlet, one after the other.
http://www.metronews.ca/entertainment/2016/12/22/newsalert-gord-downie-chosen-as-the-canadian-press-newsmaker-of-the-year.html
That’ll show her!
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/21/olivia-wilde-haircut_n_13768988.html
I didn’t think they got snow in the centre of the universe?!
http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2016/12/21/Giant-panda-wrestles-with-snowman-at-Toronto-Zoo/5361482339468/?spt=su
Because, it’s 2016.
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2016/12/21/selfie-goes-viral-as-vernon-man-pins-robbery-suspect.html?platform=hootsuite
Saving Christmas, and the environment!
http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/rudolph-grazing-battle-climate-change-1.3908608
Science just keeps on giving this year.
http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/08/going-to-concerts-regularly-leads-to-a-happier-life-according-to-a-new-study/
A conversation starter.
http://www.today.com/series/morning-routine/should-i-shower-night-or-morning-best-time-t104124
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PREP FOR DECEMBER 22ND 2016

And if you don’t have ESPNU, just hold up a mirror.
http://www.mediaite.com/online/espnu-to-televise-a-guy-doing-literally-nothing-but-eating-cookies-and-milk-on-christmas-day/
A conversation starter.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/plasma-canadian-blood-services-1.3906721
Build a firewall!!
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/21/marco-rubio-super-bowl-ads-canada-crtc_n_13769488.html
A conversation starter.
http://bc.ctvnews.ca/468-to-1-401-what-canadians-pay-to-rent-one-bedroom-apartments-1.3207227?sc_ref=facebook
That’s why my profile picture is just dollar signs.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/online-profile-pic-first-impression-1.3904030
Meanwhile in the House of commons..
https://www.facebook.com/BlaineCalkinsMP/videos/1407928769219772/
And you thought your day at work was bad..
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/air-traffic-los-angeles-air-canada-1.3905178
Combine all the holidays!!
https://www.thestar.com/life/2016/12/20/chrismukkah-combines-the-best-of-both-holidays.html
He makes a good point though..
http://digg.com/video/get-the-fuck-out-staples
Tonight on the National..
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/20/brett-ruskin-cbc-action-flick_n_13745594.html
I laughed.
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/20/trudeau-dad-joke_n_13754612.html
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PREP FOR DECEMBER 21ST 2016

A conversation starter.
http://exclaim.ca/film/article/lena_dunham_says_i_still_havent_had_an_abortion_but_i_wish_i_had?utm_source=facebookpage&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=fbpwall
East Coast Sneak Attack!
http://www.metronews.ca/news/halifax/2016/12/20/lightning-bolt-out-of-nowhere-hits-two-homes-in-nova-scotia.html
And all of a sudden the parents were begging the kids to go to Disneyland.
https://www.thrillist.com/drink/nation/magic-kingdom-restaurants-alcohol-drinking-at-walt-disney-world
A conversation starter.
http://news.nationalpost.com/news/family-of-ontario-man-brain-damaged-after-choking-on-popcorn-can-picket-theatre-judge-rules
When darkness falls.. It’s usually had way too much to drink.
http://io9.gizmodo.com/5715413/tonight-will-be-the-darkest-night-of-the-past-500-years
It’s like a Where’s Waldo, but instead you try to find happiness.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/best-and-worst-of-2016-illustration_us_58580249e4b08debb789f02f
Who robs a sex shop?
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-friday-edition-1.3900415/adult-store-employees-hurl-sex-toys-at-armed-robber-1.3900417
Meanwhile in Fort Mac..
http://globalnews.ca/news/3137099/the-beast-is-still-burning-east-of-fort-mcmurray/
I thought only rap music/MIA used guns in music?
http://www.aux.tv/2016/12/metal-band-cancels-concert-because-they-werent-allowed-to-bring-guns-into-the-venue/
Meanwhile in Nova Scotia..
http://www.metronews.ca/news/halifax/2016/12/19/sackville-man-12-dares-of-christmas-rylee-sears-scholarship.html

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PREP FOR DECEMBER 20TH 2016

BORING!!
https://www.thestar.com/life/parent/2016/12/19/sophia-and-liam-are-canadas-top-baby-names-of-2016.html
Now we’re talking..
http://pagesix.com/2016/12/16/mick-jagger-gave-his-eighth-child-quite-the-name/?_ga=1.203850704.1180164176.1473461090
Strike while the iron’s hot.
http://www.ctvnews.ca/lifestyle/hasbro-offers-u-k-hotline-to-curb-monopoly-fights-at-christmas-1.3209406
A video has leaked of me trying to play hockey..
http://www.bardown.com/golfer-attempts-to-hit-ball-off-frozen-lake-ends-up-in-frozen-lake-1.635061
#CourageForGord
http://ajournalofmusicalthings.com/gord-downie-stage-gear-keychains-massive-hit-fans/
Meanwhile in Arizona..
http://news.nationalpost.com/news/world/father-awakened-by-his-toddlers-crying-finds-a-disheveled-stranger-holding-her-in-the-living-room
Meanwhile in Cape Breton..
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1425752-santa-kicked-out-of-cape-breton-school
Good thing they did that recount..
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/donald-trump-president-270-electoral-college-vote-1.3904209
Your Christmas laser show isn’t just hurting your neighbours.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/laser-christmas-light-displays-airplane-warning-1.3902136
I dunno, I found a half a bottle of water under my car seat today.
https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2016/12/19/earths-oldest-water-found-in-timmins-by-u-of-t-researchers.html
And with this discovery they can now make Sharknado 7!!
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/world/submersible+depth+2c700+feet+captures+rare+footage+98ghost+shark/12553540/story.html
This is how the robots take over.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/12/19/rise-sex-robots-will-make-people-appreciate-real-thing/
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PREP FOR DECEMBER 19TH 2016

*Soon to be the law.
http://globalnews.ca/news/3134429/donald-trump-voters-stoked-by-his-cabinet-we-have-to-trust-him/
A conversation starter.
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/the180/you-re-not-entitled-to-your-own-opinion-the-case-against-free-trade-and-how-snow-can-inform-planning-1.3886400/actually-you-re-not-entitled-to-your-opinion-1.3888228
When I was 12, I was playing Zelda.
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/16/germany-christmas-market-_n_13676216.html
A conversation starter.
https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2016/12/18/single-males-seeking-canadian-surrogates.html
Unless it’s Fathers/Mothers day and you don’t have human kids.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/dog-custody-dispute-saskatoon-1.3889188
Tough week for pet owners.
http://nymag.com/thecut/2016/10/pets-are-not-children-so-stop-calling-them-that.html
Thanks, Bell/Rogers/Other company.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/free-tv-android-box-court-1.3900760
Money well spent, I’m sure.
http://www.businessinsider.com/pie-launched-space-wigan-test-structural-integrity-sentintospace-meat-potato-2016-12
For that weird relative on your list.
http://time.com/money/4561704/craft-beer-prices-crowdsource/
Meanwhile in California.
http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/12/scott-baio-says-he-was-beat-up-by-wife-of-red-hot-chili-pepper-drummer-as-she-screamed-grab-em-by-the-pussy/
Don’t ask her about Flo Rida.
http://news.nationalpost.com/arts/television/who-is-two-pack-jeopardy-contestant-catastrophically-mispronounces-tupacs-name
Meanwhile in Waterloo..
https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2016/12/16/laurier-graduate-students-group-shuts-down-caf-over-slave-joke-in-job-ad.html
So, a filmed play?
http://exclaim.ca/film/article/woody_harrelson_is_making_the_worlds_first_live_movie_in_one_take
Meanwhile in Edmonton..
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/15/edmonton-airport-medical-_n_13661090.html

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PREP FOR DECEMBER 16TH 2016

The House of Commons is quickly becoming my favourite reality show.
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/14/rodger-cuzner-christmas-poem-leitch-oleary_n_13635160.html?ncid=fcbklnkcahpmg00000001
I wonder what would happen if he were to ask the new guy the same..
https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2016/12/15/last-obama-holiday-card-photo-was-taken-at-justin-trudeaus-request.html
But want to open another strip club? Not a problem..
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/montreal-marijuana-dispensaries-shops-opening-1.3897590
But no, let’s cut more jobs and bring in more automation..
http://news.nationalpost.com/news/world/alabama-factory-worker-dies-two-weeks-before-her-wedding-after-being-crushed-to-death-by-robot
Meanwhile Air Canada finds a way to ban fun.
http://www.wpxi.com/news/trending-now/pilot-congratulates-passengers-for-drinking-all-alcohol-on-plane/475967163
They’re just like us!!
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/15/driverless-uber-runs-red-light_n_13648684.html
You can’t argue science..
https://ca.news.yahoo.com/6-scientific-reasons-drinking-beer-every-day-is-good-for-your-health-134631437.html
A conversation starter.
http://www.calgarysun.com/2016/12/14/to-keep-or-ditch-daylight-saving-time-alberta-mla-wants-it-put-to-a-vote?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=recommend-button&utm_campaign=NDP+looking+at+abolishing+Daylight+Saving+Time
Long live the dad bod..
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/14/sexy-female-male-body-parts_n_13633106.html
Lesson: Always go to karaoke.
http://www.aux.tv/2016/12/andrew-lloyd-webber-claims-he-discovered-rihanna/
Make The Prairies Grain Again.
http://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/canadian-prairies-shrinking-faster-than-amazon-rainforest-great-barrier-reef-1.3204565

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