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Avoiding the Big-Box Shopping this Christmas

Avoiding the Big-Box Shopping this Christmas

As someone who loves shopping and going to the mall, you would never take me as the person to say that I would much rather do my Christmas shopping in small-town Ontario. Every year for Christmas, my best friend and I make the trek to Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario to do the [Read More]

My Christmas Revelation: An Honest Look at Those Less Fortunate

My Christmas Revelation: An Honest Look at Those Less Fortunate

If years of watching awful Christmas TV specials has taught me anything, it’s be thankful for what you have. Be thankful for your life and friends. Strive to be a better person so some angel can get her wings. These hackneyed messages are so cliché this time of year that [Read More]

Get Creative! Give a Homemade Christmas Gift this Holiday Season

Get Creative! Give a Homemade Christmas Gift this Holiday Season

It’s everywhere – the global credit crunch that is teetering on the edge of a full-blown recession. Usually the first victim of the tightening of purse strings is the retail sector, who annually tries to whip us up into a big spending frenzy. We’re urged to indulge, [Read More]

To Give or Not to Give Lingerie for Christmas

To Give or Not to Give Lingerie for Christmas

As Christmas Day approaches, some of you guys out there looking for the perfect gift for your woman. Most guys like to see their partner in some form of lingerie, but certain women just won’t take the time to shop for it. So what’s the rule about shopping for [Read More]

6 Tips for Holiday Road Warriors

6 Tips for Holiday Road Warriors

The Holiday Road Trip As I packed up my birds’ food and treats last night, I began to dread the three (at least) hour drive are making today. I know choosing to move away makes holiday travel a necessary evil, but I’m still not a fan. Every year at Thanksgiving and [Read More]

Just Say No to Early Christmas

Just Say No to Early Christmas

As we approach Thanksgiving I am reminded that this really is the most wonderful time of the year. The weather is turning colder, NFL football and college football are in full swing and of course you have the trifecta of big holidays all in a condensed time, Thanksgiving, [Read More]

Stressed for the Holidays

Stressed for the Holidays

My mom called me last Friday and uttered the words that strike fear into my heart every November and it stays there until New Years “So what are you doing about Thanksgiving?” Next come the questions, “Why do you have to work so late on Wednesday?” “So you want to [Read More]

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A Cinematic Feast: “Welcome to the Rileys” (2010)

A Cinematic Feast: “Welcome to the Rileys” (2010)

Here is a tiny little film that barely earned $320,000 in total box-office receipts world-wide and screened only in 11 [Read More]

The American (2010) – A Cold Story Served Well Like Chilled Caviar

The American (2010) – A Cold Story Served Well Like Chilled Caviar

THE AMERICAN is a philosophical exercise on what constitutes “The Reality.” Can we tell what’s going on inside a [Read More]

Growing Up with Harold Bloom

Growing Up with Harold Bloom

Going through my library this weekend, I came across an old copy of Harold Bloom’s classic, The Western Canon. [Read More]

Critics in Love

Critics in Love

This blog isn’t wont to dole out dating advice.  Thinking upon my own predicament trying to find romance, [Read More]

The Military and the Meaning of Science

The Military and the Meaning of Science

The other day, I read an article in the New York Times regarding the American military’s turn to renewable [Read More]

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