Reviews

Temple Grandin

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Temple Grandin, you may or may not know, is a person. I had not heard of her until recently, but I suspect her name is going to become much more...

Culture

Rural Art? Uh Huh

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Cities, everyone knows, are hotbeds of artistic study, creation, and innovation, with their own ready-made markets for the same. But there was a time when all art was rural, all...

Reviews

The Brothers Bloom

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THE BROTHERS BLOOM (2008) D: Rian Johnson I always get a little nervous when a movie starts with voice-over narration. Perhaps I shouldn’t– lots of good movies, especially American ones,...

Artists

Life With Eva

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  Eva Brook was born in 1867, the year of confederation and, interesting as well, the incorporation of Moosehead Beer. Auspicious beginnings. Her Simcoe family owned The Brook Woollen Mill,...

Culture

Disaster Themed Humour

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I’m tired of jokes about the oil spill. Leno. Letterman. On June 1st John Stewart dedicated the entire “fake news” portion of his show to jokes about the spill. It’s...

Gaming

Cryptogram Solutions

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Cryptograms are encoded English sayings or quotations where each letter has been substituted for another. Each puzzle uses a different substitution scheme, but letter substitutions are applied consistently throughout each...