Joe Diffie Propped Up Beside Jukebox At 61

The coronavirus has started coming for the entertainers. It got Joe Diffie over the weekend and right now it’s working on John Prine, who will hopefully pull through. Update: He didn’t, unfortunately. What a huge loss for music. Absolutely one of the best songwriters there has ever been. Rolling Stone did a wonderful feature on …

How The Vomit Comet People Are Responding To COVID-19

Sorry…Too many emails… Lyrics here if you need them. So how are we doing? So far, we’re doing ok. I’m working from home, we’ve been told we’re working from home until at least May, being kept very busy because when everybody *has* to do their courses on line, problems come up that haven’t been dealt …

Did Somebody Say McFired?

The good news is that a teenager thought this was a good idea. The bad news is that it’s one of the teenagers that’s old enough to vote. McDonald’s employee faked COVID-19 to get out of work, Hamilton police allege On Monday, police were tipped from Hamilton Public Health Services about an individual who allegedly …

Good Luck Coughing Up All That Bail Money

I don’t really believe in hell, but if the mental health evaluation that Margaret Cirko was sent for after this shit doesn’t find something she can be helped with, I hope there’s a special place there for her if I’m wrong. The 35-year-old has been charged with multiple felonies and misdemeanors after she claimed to …

Screen Reader Accessible COVID-19 Stats Tracker

There are lots of nice charts and graphs floating around out there to keep people updated on the latest COVID-19 statistics, but nice charts and graphs don’t do a whole lot for us blind people. So if you happen to be blind people and you want to see how the world is faring at any …

If It Wasn’t For The Need To Distance, They Could Switch To Vans

This is logical, yet strange sounding. I wonder if other cities are going to start doing the same thing. Guelph Transit limits number of people on a bus at one time Only 10 people allowed on a bus at any one time starting Thursday, March 26 Guelph Transit has implemented new changes in the wake …

More Excellent Advice

CDC Urges Americans To Just Say No If Friend Offers Them Coronavirus ATLANTA—In an effort to stop the spread of the potentially lethal pathogen, the Centers for Disease Control held a press conference Monday to urge Americans to just say “No” if a friend offers them the coronavirus. “While it may seem cool to be …

CBC Is Bringing Back Your Local TV News

Good news, people who rely on CBC Television for local news. You’re getting it back. CBC/Radio-Canada President and CEO Catherine Tait says Canadians will be seeing more of their local television news hosts during the supper hour starting Tuesday. The public broadcaster came under fire last week after announcing evening and late-night TV newscasts would be temporarily suspended …

A Place To…No

Update: The list has been trimmed down fairly significantly since it was first published. Here it is as of April 3rd, 2020. Original: The Ontario government has ordered that all non-essential businesses be closed by midnight tonight (the beginning of Wednesday, March 25th) for at least two weeks. But what does that mean, exactly? Who …