If Life Were Only Like it is on Facebook

Straight out of the gate, let me make one thing clear:  I have an amorous relationship with the Facebook, albeit even if it is a one-way street, there is deep affection.  I believe that any computer application that allows me to peer into other’s lives like the 1950′s “pervert in the tree, outside your window”…

Another In a Long Line of First-World Problems

Last night, while hanging out with friends, I was introduced to the “Clik” app for my iPhone.  In the words of the app creator, it is the “amazing You tube remote that allows you to walk up to any screen with a browser, point your phone at it and instantly take control”.  Seeing as how…

Things That (Still) Force Me To Change My Shorts

It doesn’t matter who you are, where you were born, or how your experiences differ from one another.  Unequivocally, we all have at least one memory from childhood that is burned into our memories, which instantly can bring some level of fear, if not  full-blown panic. For me, it is this guy: While I understand…

Save the Gingers: A Call To Arms

I read a disturbing article recently that said redheads could very likely be extinct within the next 100 years.  Extinct.  Gone.  Wiped off the face of the earth, never to return.  Like silent movies, or my current apartment’s damage deposit.  Redheads are going the way of the Dodo bird and we are just letting it…

Some Practical Superheroes That We Could Use Today

When I was a little kid, as I’m sure it was for you, I ruined a lot of things with my superhuman abilities.  Toys, clothes, my parent’s reputation as good neighbours (“Listen here, old man Strelzyack, all I’m say is that your vegetable garden had it coming…”), all were at risk.  Being a superhero allowed…