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cartoon life: Oil, our secret God…

Posted July 28, 2015 by dougrogers

Oil! Our secret god, our secret sharer, our magic wand, fulfiller of our every desire, our co-conspirator, the sine qua non in all we do! Can’t live with it, can’t — right at this moment — live without it. But it’s on everyone’s mind.Back in 2009, as fracking and the mining of the oil/tar sands in Alberta ramped up — when people were talking about Peak Oil and the dangers of the supply giving out — I wrote a piece for the German newspaper Die Zeit. In English it was called “The Future Without Oil.” It went like this:

It’s not climate change, it’s everything change.

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Summer fun idea #3 – the Zen of doodling (ideal for a rainy day!)

Posted July 23, 2015 by andrea tomkins

  Are you a doodler? If so, you know that it can be can be an oddly satisfying occupation. Doodling is a great way to still the mind and channel one’s focus. And it’s good for kids too. Traditional doodling tends to be done out of boredom in the margins of notebooks and during conference […]

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BCLSB EXCLUSIVE: Taped Secret Convo of Evan Solomon With Art Client

Posted June 9, 2015 by bigcitylib

The following is a transcript of secretly taped phone conversation between Ex-CBCer Evan Solomon and one of the art collecting guys he was doing deals with.   Gives an exclusive look at the whole “high-end” art community and the shit they get up t…

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You know…I’m an artist!

Posted January 12, 2015 by Sara

So many people ask how you go about choosing a sperm donor. It’s simple really, like shopping for a bathing suit in a catalogue. You scan the pictures and see if one captures your eye. When it does, you stop […]

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Enter To Win A $200 Gift Card From PosterJack

Posted November 20, 2014 by Anonymous

It’s time for Contest #2 in our Holiday Wishlist Giveaway! This gift is perfect for the budding photographer on your list this holiday season. Posterjack are Canada’s photo-to-art experts. They transform your precious digital photos into gorgeous custom artwork on canvas, framed […]

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Mavor’s Bones: A Gothic Novel-In-Poems by Rolli

Posted October 12, 2014 by Jenn Ashton

“Company’s come. In a ramshackle mansion, meet a family in the same condition—ancient, decayed. There’s the brooding Duke, and his riotous brother. There’s Grandam, lost in wilds of herself. There’s a vicar, a philosopher, an angel, a ghost or two. And somewhere above them all, in a ruined garret…” (from rollistuff.com). IN the five years that I
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Inspiring 5-Year-Old With Autism Creates Beautiful Works Of Art

Posted September 26, 2014 by Anonymous

What kind of artwork would you expect to see from a five-year-old? Messy finger paintings, perhaps? Maybe some silly stick-figure drawings? Well, not from Iris Grace. This little girl from the UK is gaining a lot of online attention for […]

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