BlogsCanada.ca
"The Pulse of Canada "


 
 

 
General

Pitch Perfect 2 and the sadness of The Cup Song

Posted May 2, 2015 by Jes

The most highly anticipated movie of 2015 is coming out in two weeks! That’s right folks, Pitch Perfect 2 is about to hit theatres. The most iconic song from the first film was The Cup Song, which sold millions of copies, rose on the billboard charts a…

Full Story »

 
General

In This Place

Posted May 2, 2015 by Anonymous

The post In This Place appeared first on Just a Smidgen.

{ This is a content exerpt only.. Please click on the Blog Title to continue reading this post, share your love, browse Just a Smidgen and more.. }

Full Story »

 
Alberta

Dead Wild Roses: The Edmonton Journal Saturday Editorial – Grade ‘A’ Propaganda

Posted May 2, 2015 by Anonymous

The amount of horseshit per square centimetre in this Edmonton Journal editorial must violate the laws of physics, it just isn’t reasonable to pack this much fail into one column of newspaper. Who wrote this tepid work of Tory apologia? To me it smells like the business owners out East decided they needed to nobly stand up for the privileged in our province.

I’ve excerpted the parts I wanted to comment on, but you really should read the entire slavering, propagandistic ode the PC party over at the lowly esteemed Edmonton Journal. Duly note that this is (Read more…)

Full Story »

 
General

Lamb of God Vocalist D. Randall Blythe Is Bringing His Incredibly Stark, Emotive Photography to NYC

Posted May 1, 2015 by Noisey Staff

Lamb of God Vocalist D. Randall Blythe Is Bringing His Incredibly Stark, Emotive Photography to NYC

Full Story »

 
General

The Strange Pseudo-Comeback of a Middle-Aged Blur and Their ‘Magic Whip’

Posted May 1, 2015 by Anonymous

The Strange Pseudo-Comeback of a Middle-Aged Blur and Their ‘Magic Whip’

Full Story »

 
General

How the Bay Area’s Filipino Mobile DJ Scene Turned High Schoolers into Future Turntablism Stars

Posted May 1, 2015 by Anonymous

How the Bay Area’s Filipino Mobile DJ Scene Turned High Schoolers into Future Turntablism Stars

Full Story »

 
General

6 Avengers Facts—Trivia buffs, assemble!

Posted April 30, 2015 by Anonymous

The Avengers: Age of Ultron is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. Get ready for the blockbuster with these facts about the comic book heroes. Trivia buffs, assemble!

The post 6 Avengers Facts—Trivia buffs, assemble! appeared first on Trivia Books and Facts | Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader.

Full Story »

 
General

Hulk Smash! 3 of The Incredible Hulk’s Best Live-Action Battles

Posted April 30, 2015 by Anonymous

The Avengers: Age of Ultron reportedly includes an epic battle between the Hulk and Iron Man. But will it stack up against these memorable throwdowns?

The post Hulk Smash! 3 of The Incredible Hulk’s Best Live-Action Battles appeared first on Trivia Books and Facts | Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader.

Full Story »

 
General

An Open Letter to Jay Z from Amy Thomson on Tidal

Posted April 30, 2015 by Anonymous

An Open Letter to Jay Z from Amy Thomson on Tidal

Full Story »

 
Entertainment

10 Songs To Get You Motivated & Active

Posted April 30, 2015 by Anonymous

Getting yourself motivated to exercise can be more than half the battle sometimes. For me a new pair of Nikes or a fresh New Balance t-shirt or a new pair of Lululemon high waist Wunder Under tights (I swear by […]

Full Story »

 
Beauty

Blind Women Describe Their Ideas Of Beauty In Powerful Video

Posted April 30, 2015 by Anonymous

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It’s subjective and usually based off of societal standards, created and perpetuated by the media. These are what that help define our personal ideas of beauty and in turn, become […]

Full Story »

 
Books

Into Grizzly Country: Jon Krakauer’s Missoula

Posted April 29, 2015 by Anonymous

Missoula painstakingly chronicles four years of court cases in which college-aged sexual assault survivors living in or around Missoula, Montana negotiate academic, legal, and social institutions in order to achieve a measure not only of justice, but also validation of their status as human beings equal under the law. The results are disheartening at best.

Full Story »

 
General

This Mom Is Still Fighting America’s Drug Policy Nearly Two Years After Her Daughter’s Death

Posted April 28, 2015 by Anonymous

This Mom Is Still Fighting America’s Drug Policy Nearly Two Years After Her Daughter’s Death

Full Story »


 
Entertainment

Photos Of Babies Underwater Are As Stunning As They Sound

Posted April 28, 2015 by Anonymous

There are few things in life cuter than photographer Seth Casteel’s Underwater Dogs series—I mean his Underwater Puppies for sure. But other than that, it’s a short list. And just when we thought the list was done, Casteel has done […]

Full Story »

 
Calgary

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra sings a Playoff version of O Fortuna (VIDEO)

Posted April 28, 2015 by Jes

The Calgary Philharmonic got into the hockey playoff spirit on Saturday night at the Jack Singer concert hall at the Art Commons after the Calgary Flames beat the Vancouver Canucks in game 6 of the first series. Singing a playoff version of O Fortuna…..

Full Story »

 
Comics

Reader’s Diary #1146- Greg Rucka (Writer): Wonder Woman, Eyes of the Gorgon

Posted April 28, 2015 by John Mutford

Obviously aware of Wonder Woman (who isn’t?), I nonetheless knew very little of the character, having never read one of her standalone comics before. I had at least a little more experience with Greg Rucka, having read his White Out a couple of years b…

Full Story »

 
General

Meet the 16-Year-Old Producer Igniting Lisbon’s Underground

Posted April 27, 2015 by Anonymous

Meet the 16-Year-Old Producer Igniting Lisbon’s Underground

Full Story »

 
General

Video: “1000” by Ben Khan

Posted April 27, 2015 by Chris

Indie Music Filter

“1000” by Ben Khan, the first single taken from Ben’s forthcoming EP of the same name (out May 11th on his imprint Blessed Vice).

Video: “1000” by Ben Khan

Full Story »

 
Entertainment

Baby’s Reaction To His First Dandelion Is Hilarious

Posted April 27, 2015 by Anonymous

What did we do with our kids before smartphones and the internet? And what did we do with our free time before babies, smartphones and the internet came together  in perfect harmony to give us gems like this one? Vlogger […]

Full Story »

 
Entertainment

Family Friendly Summer Music Festivals

Posted April 27, 2015 by Sonya

Planning your summer vacation? Don’t look further than our own backyard for some of the most amazing outdoor music festivals. Most festivals listed here have family-friendly daytime programming so it’s worth checking out! CAVENDISH BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL: Cavendish, PEI. July 10,12, 2015 […]

Full Story »

 
General

Amazing Race Recap: “Can I Get a Hot Tub?”

Posted April 26, 2015 by John Seavey

Previously in the Race: Phil sums up two hours of racing in under a minute with, “Everyone ran around Africa for two straight legs and Steve and Aly couldn’t get out of last.” Would that I could have done the same. Before we go anywhere, we get our first good old-fashioned Eat/Sleep/Mingle since…what, TAR 5? […]

Full Story »

c97c789ad66845da7da30c6830a5d3cd1c321a26
Allan's Perspective

Saturday Morning Confusion # 477

Posted April 25, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: There is a lot of confusion about whether Monty Python is really funny …………., or not! What I mean is that some sketches like “The dead Parrot” are among the funniest things I have ever seen, and some other stuff is just plain stupid. BUT. I have to admit that when they ARE funny, […]

Full Story »

 
Entertainment

When 900 Guitarists Come Together All At Once

Posted April 24, 2015 by Sonya

When I had heard that Mirvish Productions made a call out for hundreds of guitarists to gather in the city to connect and play the song ‘Falling Slowly’ from the musical Once, I knew it was going to be epic. […]

Full Story »

 
General

Video: “The Line” by Seoul

Posted April 24, 2015 by Chris

Indie Music Filter

Ah, the fun I’d have if I had one of these LED-panelled video trucks for a night.

Video: “The Line” by Seoul

Full Story »

 
General

Letter to…Shonda Rhimes, How dare you kill McDreamy!

Posted April 24, 2015 by Jes

Has a petition been created for fans to boycott Grey’s Anatomy for the rest of its existence? If there isn’t, I will start one and be the first to sign. #boycottgreysanatomyDear Shonda Rhimes,Words cannot express the rage and sadness I feel, but I will…

Full Story »

 
Books

A Ride Around the Lake

Posted April 23, 2015 by fatty

I was all alone. It was a sunny Saturday morning, and I was all alone. 
Why was I alone? Because The Hammer was in Boston, getting to run some marathon or another with her friends, in the pouring rain.
They ran the whole thing together (3:54:44), by the way, thereby earning finishing medals and space ponchos:

But enough […]

Full Story »

 
Entertainment

Chris Pratt Takes On The “Apparently” Kid In Dinosaur Trivia

Posted April 23, 2015 by Anonymous

Funny man Chris Pratt is starring in this summer’s most anticipated sequel Jurassic World. So he is, of course, making the rounds on the talk show circuit. Leave it to Ellen DeGeneres to facilitate the best mash-up of celebrity and […]

Full Story »

 
Entertainment

“Tagged” Explores The Dangers Of Social Sharing & Cyberbullying

Posted April 23, 2015 by Sonya

I’m sitting in an intimate theatre with a bunch of teenagers at the opening performance of the play Tagged. As you would expect, the teens are loud as they sing along to the blaring pop music as we wait for […]

Full Story »

 
General

Amazing Race Recap: “Back in Business/Moment of Truth”

Posted April 23, 2015 by John Seavey

As you can tell by the double title, this is a double-length episode. The reasons they didn’t spread this out over two weeks will become increasingly clear as the episode goes on, but here’s a hint: It rhymes with “two granti-climactic jeppisodes in a row”. But before the airquote excitement starts, we get a reminder […]

Full Story »

 
Entertainment

Courteney Cox Is Getting Married & Her Daughter Coco Is The Wedding Planner

Posted April 22, 2015 by Anonymous

Seems like Courteney Cox and David Arquette’s 10-year-old daughter Coco is all about weddings these days. Arquette remarried just last week and at his nuptials to Christina McLarty, Coco performed I Will Always Love You—“That’s a hard song,” the proud […]

Full Story »

 
General

Video: “Limitless” by Korallreven

Posted April 22, 2015 by Chris

Indie Music Filter

“Limitless”, the third single from Korallreven’s sophomore album, Second Comin’ (out on Cascine and Sony Music).

Video: “Limitless” by Korallreven

Full Story »

 
Books

Confront Death by Avoiding Fritos: The Gluten Lie, Fad Diets, & Foodie Faith

Posted April 21, 2015 by Michael Schulson

Strap on your Fitbit and shop at Whole Foods instead of, you know, sitting down and thinking about how to be a good person.

Full Story »

 
Feminism

Catch She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry at DOXA

Posted April 21, 2015 by Anonymous

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, the new documentary about the women who founded the feminist movement in the United States from 1966 to 1971, has been collecting rave reviews for months. Ms. Magazine called it: “A feminist film masterpiece” that “offers an inspiring account of the women’s liberation movement of the late 1960s.”  Samantha Updegrave at Bitch said about watching the film: “Within […]

Full Story »

 
General

Video: “Can’t Do Without You” by Caribou

Posted April 21, 2015 by Chris

Indie Music Filter

“Can’t Do Without You” by Caribou from the album “Our Love”.

Video: “Can’t Do Without You” by Caribou

Full Story »

 
Books

YOU Are Spiritual But Not Religious: The Secret Spiritual History of the Choose Your Own Adventure Books

Posted April 21, 2015 by Anonymous

The decision comes on page 8. The sound of screaming is coming from behind a locked door in a warehouse. You have to do…

Full Story »

 
Books

Book Review: The Day We Met By Rowan Coleman

Posted April 21, 2015 by Anonymous

My niece is 17 years old yet my sister remembers her birth with acute accuracy. It was the most horrible experience of her life, she claims. Now obviously the end result is the best thing that’s ever happened to her, […]

Full Story »

 
General

A Broom Closet Re-Haul With Command™ Brand

Posted April 21, 2015 by Guest Author

My husband and I are just in the final stages of a whole-house renovation, which included a brand new kitchen. Coming from our fairly small, badly-laid out previous kitchen, I was insistent on trying to make better use of the […]

Full Story »

 
Books

The Invention of a Corporate Christian America

Posted April 20, 2015 by Andrew Aghapour

According to author Kevin Kruse, the idea that America is a “Christian nation” was invented only recently, forged by an alliance between industrialists and…

Full Story »

 
Cancer

Why One OITNB Cast Member Is Running The Boston Marathon

Posted April 20, 2015 by Anonymous

Uzo Aduba plays Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on one of our favourite shows here in the UrbanMoms office, Orange Is The New Black. And while we are counting down the days until June 12th when season 3 drops, all eyes […]

Full Story »

 
 


The Latest