Archive for October, 2009

I talked about how great Ed Broadbent, Bill Blaikie and Chuck Cadman were in a previous post. Here’s my question, which is quite simple: Which sitting MPs have earned respect from all corners of the House? Advertisements


When I was even younger than I am now, I wrote a column in the Fulcrum quite often. I could do without most of those having been written — even my favourite, entitled “Fuck, just vote” — because, really, how useful were they to the on-campus greater good of the University of Ottawa? One opinion […]


I ambled around Nashville, Tennessee, looking for a fitting vantage point from which to record a video that documented some of the city and my experiences there. I ran into some zombies. Follow the first link for more on them.


I entered Cincinnati, Ohio and remained stuck there for about an hour. I recorded a video, and wrote about it in not-too-flattering terms: I might be knocking Cincinnati for no good reason. I might just have been trying to fill time there by recording this uninspired video. But if someone can tell me something redeemable […]


The Knowledge Infrastructure Program, at least


I was on an 18-hour Greyhound odyssey that left Washington D.C. in the early hours of the morning. I had just finished talking to a gentleman named Mel, the relation of a Congressman who felt that Barack Obama’s election — still uncertain at the time — would end up setting back the civil rights movement […]


Conclusion: Women don’t get elected in most places, but particularly not in rural Canada