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Sci-Fi Revival is Well Overdue

July 18, 2008

I’ve been saying for a while now that what the entertainment industry needs is a resurgence of science ficition films. Fantasy has been BIG for quite a while now: Harry Potter (although I would argue this isn’t real fantasy) Lord of the Rings, Eragon, In The Name of The King (Ugh… did I really just […]

Things I’ve Learned From Public Transportation

July 14, 2008

– People are awkward. Seriously, have you ever been riding the bus to work and noticed all the awkward people? There are a lot of them. It starts with the process of actually waiting for the bus, everyone stands there shifting their weight from foot to foot, looking from side to side, glancing down the […]

Canadian iPhone Petition Goes Mainstream

July 2, 2008

I wrote a brief post about the petition on ruinediphone.com the other day, and since then it seems as though the petition is getting pretty popular (not because of me though, I only wish this site got that kind of traffic). According to the site 28,017 people have already shown their displeasure with Rogers’ pricing […]

Take Off You Hoser

July 1, 2008

Today is Canada day, a celebration of the unification of Canada, a pathetic attempt at national pride, and a time to sit back in the summer sun and forget that you’ll have to go to work again tomorrow. As you can see I’m not exactly a proud citizen full of true patriot love or any […]

iPhone Coming to Canada Eh

April 29, 2008

Apparently somebody heard my rant about Rogers and the iPhone not being available in Canada despite the obvious demand for it here, because Rogers has made a vague announcement that it will be bringing the iPhone to Canada “later this year”. I’m taking all credit for this. As per usual there is very little actual […]