What We‘ve got Here is a Failure to Communicate

What We‘ve got Here is a Failure to Communicate

Since many people are spending time with family members today (Thanksgiving -- US), some of whom you may disagree, I thought it would be good to write a post about every detail of my current and past political views. Just joking. I'm sure you are tired of reading about all the clashes between liberals and [...]

This is What it’s Like for a Canadian to see a Doctor in the US

This is What it’s Like for a Canadian to see a Doctor in the US

One of the most memorable events in Serena’s life after she entered adulthood began by sliding down a set of stairs on a mattress. Children do this for fun, sure, but Serena was 18 — an adult — and by no means was she having fun. She was trying to see a doctor.

Nobody is Going to Take Your Guns Away, but Mass Shootings Have to Stop

Nobody is Going to Take Your Guns Away, but Mass Shootings Have to Stop

The Second Amendment is somewhat ambiguous about the right to “keep and bear arms,” but its antiquated language cannot and should not be interpreted as a justification for owning an enormous cache of weapons, which, in Stephen Paddock’s case included 17 firearms, many high-powered rifles converted to automatics, and countless rounds of ammunition.

What Satire Can Teach Us About Politics 

What Satire Can Teach Us About Politics 

Anyone who watched Saturday Night Live at the turn of the millennium surely remembers seeing George W. Bush, or rather Will Ferrell's impersonation of him. It was one of the most memorable performances in SNL history, and a predecessor to Alec Baldwin's impression of the current Republican president, Donald Trump.  But the 43rd and 45th [...]

13 Movie Sequels Produced by Donald Trump and Stephen Bannon 

13 Movie Sequels Produced by Donald Trump and Stephen Bannon 

The Academy Awards are this weekend and I recently discovered that Stephen Bannon, Donald Trump's Chief Strategist, was a failed movie producer. I doubt he ever had dreams of winning an Oscar, but you never know. He produced a couple awful films, including one with Sean Penn, and even tried to make a rap musical [...]