Delivering A Christmas Post, Because I’m Not UPS

As I sit here the day after Steve’s birthday, I feel a bit bewildered. How did we get here? The year went fast, but it feels especially fast since this year had no great big fun events since March. Wow, I totally suck and never commented on Steve turning 40 last year. I guess to …

Happy Birthday To Me, Part Two

Gill recently talked about some of the garbage birthdays she’s had. She’s now sent in a bit about a few of her better ones to balance things out. I’m glad they didn’t all suck. I wrote a few days ago of my worst birthdays, but let’s hop the bus to the positive side of town. …

Happy Birthday To Me!

No, not me. My birthday is in December. The birthday in question is Gill’s. It happened over the weekend and she’s got a somewhat interesting take on it. Basically, 2020 is a strange time, but things have been worse. I’ve had about as many birthdays as she has, and I can’t think of one that …

Well, He Did Ask For A Maple Leaf Cake…

Donc Jacob demandait un gâteau des Maple Leafs de Toronto pour son anniversaire. La pâtissière bien sur a été sur Google… Posted by Tania Levesque on Saturday, January 4, 2020 A Mascouche, Que., family is laughing off an error by their local bakery that marred their son’s eighth birthday celebration last weekend. They had requested a cake with the …

A History Of The Birth Of MuchMusic

Before Bell converted it into a dumping ground for stuff moved off of the Comedy Network in order to make room for even more Big Bang Theory reruns, MuchMusic was a very important, you might even say revolutionary TV channel. It was, as its name suggests, a music station. 24 hours a day, 7 days …

No, I Am Not Going To Make Myself Sad ON Purpose Once A Year

I think somebody ought to check up on this Nick Douglas fellow and make sure he’s ok, because this is not normal. You Should Feel Sad on Your Birthday This is a Lifehacker article explaining that we should all be sad for a while on purpose on every birthday because we can never go back …

Happy 50th Birthday, Whatever Is Left Of The Montreal Expos

This is video of the first home run hit by a Montreal Expo during a home game. In the first inning of the first major league game ever played outside of the United States (April 14th, 1969), Mack Jones crushed it into the right field seats to give the Expos a 3-0 lead. They’d go …

Happy Belated Birthday, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

I’m not quite 100 percent sure that this was the very first thing ever aired on CBC radio, but if not, it’s close. It’s Chairman Leonard Brockington’s welcome message to listeners from November 4th, 1936, two days after the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation replaced what had been known as the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission, which had …

Where Did That Fifteen Years Go

Instagram Snapchat Twitter Facebook YouTube That is a short and very incomplete list of websites that the Vomit Comet is both older and slightly less popular than. I was going to make a MySpace joke here, but apparently it beat us online by a couple of months and is rumoured to still exist. But yeah. …