Monday, November 19, 2007

The Front Page

Reporters Outraged Over Outrage

Canadian reporters are demanding a full public enquiry after a protective dyke surrounding the bounds of reasonable journalism was this week breached by an unprecedented deluge of hysterical stories. Said one veteran CBC reporter, "I can't believe this. I've never seen airwaves so swamped. I'm off to the smoking room."

In other news:
  • RCMP Killer Death Squad: Did Harper Give The Order?
  • Getting to Know The Real Taser Victim: What Toothpaste Did He Use?
  • Taser Victim Once Sat On My Couch: Anonymous
  • Why Taser Throwing RCMP Death Squad Killers Must Be Shut Down
  • Why Grenade Throwing Bomb Making Teenage Terrorists Must Be Set Free
  • In Brief: 10,000 dead in Bangladesh
(c) 2007 All Canadian media outlets.

Saturday, November 17, 2007


Sharp eyed journalists at the Globe and Mail recently noticed the striking resemblance between Liberal leader Stephane Dion and Dr. Charles Smith. To help avoid confusion, we remind readers that one of these men has spent some time poring over the long deceased and leaping to conclusions about criminal or scandalous acts having been committed, and the other is Dr. Charles Smith.

I Had To Get Back To The Blog

So, things have been quiet here for a while. I have a new job, which has taken some adjustment. It's a big step up but an order of magnitude more complex, so most of my spare time and energy has been expended there.

However, today I realized I've been gone too long, when my 3 1/2 year old daughter was pretending to be a rocket ship. She was orbiting my wife (a planet) and my wife asked her if Daddy was a moon. The response was "No, Daddy's the Big Dipper."

Big Dipper?? If my own daughter thinks I'm any kind of Dipper, I've been gone way too long.