Thank You ESSO!!!

I had forgotten I needed Extra sugar-free chewing gum. I had forgotten I needed Lays rippled potato chips. I had forgotten I needed a health-conscious Body Smack candy bar. I had forgotten I needed a 2 litre bottle of Coca-Cola Classic, one that goes flat within seconds of breaking the seal. I hadn’t forgotten that […]

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Let it all burn down…

B.C. ON FIRE screamed the headline from a Vancouver newspaper last week, and the fires burning out the interior of British Columbia keep on growing in size and intensity, as they do across much of the continent. My sincerest sympathy to all who have had to leave their homes (including some close friends evacuated yesterday […]

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Quote of the day…

New to me, though it has a familiar ring: ‘Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions…’ — Primo Levi, If This Is a Man & the Truce

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Bowling for Lebowski

The first Big Lebowskifest took place at a Baptist-run bowling alley which allowed neither drinking nor cussing (something of an irony given that apparently the F-word and its variants apparently pop up in the movie no less than 267 times). With an advertising budget of just $42 the pair’s hopes were modest, figuring that if […]

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