Friday, May 22, 2015

Here's the Globe & Mail article about how ugly my face is

Big article in the Globe & Mail today about how people are always telling me I'm ugly. You can read it online here.


Thursday, May 21, 2015

Consent: It's as simple as tea! [VIDEO]

Awesome blogger Rockstar Dinosaur Pirate Princess wrote a post to demystify the very, very, very confusing concept of consent.

Her content inspired this video, which explains consent in terms of serving tea. FINALLY! Consent simplified. For simpletons.

Share this if you think it's sad to pour tea on sleeping people.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Here's your new favourite song: Donovan Woods' Put On Cologne

Donovan Woods is from Sarnia, Ontario. Here he is on iTunes.

And he's on the Villamere Rdio playlist here, eh?

The guy behind 'Fuck her right in the pussy' is a total Ralph Wiggum

I was really looking forward to dismantling the douche behind the original 'Fuck her right in the pussy' video hoax, but it turns out he's slow and dumb like Ralph Wiggum and you end up kind of feeling sorry for him rather than revelling in the satisfaction of taking him down.

Observe his bio:

John Cain loves to make people laugh.

Monday, May 11, 2015

How drunk was Elizabeth May? [VIDEO]

I think she was very drunk.

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May fucked up huge with her tone deaf speech at the annual Ottawa Press Gallery Dinner this weekend:

That's Conservative MP and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, a member of the "whole fucking cabinet," practically dragging Green off stage at the end.

Your real horoscope: May 11-17

ARIES (March 21 - April 20): 
Surprise the shit out of your bae this week. Not literally. Hopefully. In a romantic way.

TAURUS (April 21 - May 21):
Stop fucking around reading the internet. You’ve got to get shit done.

GEMINI (May 22 - June 21):
That free lunch is expensive. But also delicious? Question mark?

Friday, May 1, 2015

Here's what to buy for yourself for Mother's Day

Mother's Day is coming up so you'll probably have to buy yourself a gift. Here are some ideas:

Follow Jenny Villamere's board Mother's Day on Pinterest.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Keep the 'a' in Leacock: An investigative report into the sausage party that is the Leacock Medal for Humour

When the shortlist for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour was announced earlier this month, I wrote an essay about gender disparity among the winners. Women have won just 6 times in 67 years.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

63 Days til Canada Day: Join the (political) party. You get to choose!

It's an election year, dumb-dumb. You want to celebrate Canada then you better look after Canada. One weird archaic way to do it? Involve yourself in the political process by joining one of the 16 (!) political parties that are registered with Elections Canada.

Which one do you love the best? Which one do you think is most bonkers? Leave a comment and let us know.
  1. Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party of Canada"North America's first federal political party dedicated solely to the protection of all animals and the environment."
  2. Bloc Québécois"Le Bloc Québécois est un parti politique indépendantiste, implanté exclusivement au Québec. Il sera présent sur la scène fédérale jusqu’à la réalisation de l’indépendance du Québec."
  3. Canadian Action Party"The Canadian Action party will Reform Parliament to return democracy to the people of Canada"
  4. Christian Heritage Party of Canada"Canada's Only Pro Life Political Party"
  5. Communist Party of Canada"Dedicated to the cause of socialism"

64 Days til Canada Day: Start dreaming of menus

Wondering what to eat on the big day? Whether you're camping, cottaging or patio-ing, be inspired by the food of your country:
The great Canadian food map

65 Days til Canada Day: Could you pass the citizenship test?

Take the Citizenship Challenge to see how you'd fare on a mock Canadian citizenship test.

Hint: it's frigging hard, eh?

Leave a comment to let us know how you fared.

66 Days til Canada Day: Book a campsite

Planning on camping? Book your campsite now before all the best spaces are taken.

For national parks, book through Parks Canada here.
For provincial parks, hit these links:
British Columbia

Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario

Saturday, April 25, 2015

67 days til Canada Day: Book time off now!

April 24:  It's 67 days 'til Canada Day and the countdown starts now!

Canada Day falls on a Wednesday this year so now's the time to get your request in for holidays ahead of all your colleagues. Can't get any time off? Can't even get Canada Day off? Don't worry. Over the next 67 days, we'll give you great ideas for how to enjoy Canada's birthday no matter your circumstances.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

BREAKING NEWS: National treasure Heather O'Neill and that guy from WireTap are no longer a thing

Heather O'Neill, beloved Canadian novelist, poet, short story writer, screenwriter and journalist, is no longer loved up with that guy who records fake calls to his parents and plays them on CBC Radio on Sunday afternoons.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Louis C.K. was built to crush Jimmy Fallon's dream [VIDEO]

Equal parts delightful, hilarious and thought provoking. Enjoy: