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What Happens When You Give Kids Unlimited Candy?

Posted October 30, 2014 by Anonymous

All hell breaks loose, that’s what happens! As if we didn’t already know, kids + sugar = crazy times. But in an attempt to remind us all how important it is to keep our kids’ pearly whites clean during this […]

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Bad Blood and Great Tits!

Posted August 3, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

(FROM THE CELEBRITY GOSSIP PAGES: Folks, is it my imagination, or is Bieber starting to look spaced-out?) Some sort of a wild free-for-all, or insult fest, or punch-up and put-down brewing between a bunch of Hollywierd celebrities! The main beef is between Justin Belieber and Orlando Bloomer, with a touch of Leonardo CeCrappio, a few […]

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#DILFsOfDisneyLand Is The Happiest Place On Instagram

Posted September 19, 2014 by Anonymous

I’ve written about Instagram before, and trust me, today won’t be the last time I write about it again. Actually, I have even written about cute dads on Instagram before. There is a new account that mixes three things I […]

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Asshole of the Year: Heather Mallick

Posted August 26, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Folks, I don’t read the Toronto Star because I’m by nature a ‘sort-of-conservative,’ and they are far too red for me! As a result I wasn’t aware of who Heather Mallick was ….., or some of the insane drivel this broad writes about in her columns! (She was brought to my attention when I got […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies #3 1/4

Posted October 5, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

(Some more funnies to brighten your Sunday morning kids!) Modern Day Chain Letter (from Readers Digest) Dear Friend, This chain letter was started by a woman like yourself, in hope of bringing relief to tired, disconnected women. Unlike most chain letters, this one does not cost you anything. Just send a copy of this letter […]

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Entertainment

Professional Hockey Players Dress Up As The Cast Of Frozen

Posted October 28, 2014 by Anonymous

Say what you will about Frozen and “Let It Go”, but that movie has made a huge difference in the lives of children everywhere. Case in point, the kids at the Boston Children’s Hospital. Members of the Boston Bruins made […]

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What an Asshole!

Posted August 4, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Folks, our “Asshole of the Day!” award couldn’t go to a more deserving candidate! BRANDON, Man. – Searchers who have been trying to rescue a cat with a bird feeder stuck on its head in Manitoba say their efforts to trap the hapless animal are being sabotaged. The Brandon and Area Lost Animals group began […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies! #7768

Posted November 16, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

THESE ARE ACTUAL COMPLAINTS RECEIVED BY “THOMAS COOK VACATIONS” FROM DISSATISFIED CUSTOMERS : 1. “I think it should be explained in the brochure that the local convenience store does not sell proper biscuits like custard creams or ginger nuts.” 2. “It’s lazy of the local shopkeepers in Puerto Vallarta to close in the afternoons. I […]

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Entertainment

Ice Water Shower Brings Out The Sailor In This Toddler

Posted August 27, 2014 by Anonymous

Toddlers are a lot like parrots in their ability to repeat the words they hear without knowing what they actually mean. Sometimes we forget toddlers have this unique ability until they surprise us with an astonishing and/or embarrassing echo of […]

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And a banana for your monkey!

Posted October 7, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Now here’s a case straight out of “Planet of the Apes,” or perhaps a poster child for the group “people for the ethical treatment of animals!” (PETA) The case of Tommy the pet chimpanzee goes back to court this week, and a group of judges could decide whether he should be recognized as a “person” […]

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Sunday Evening Funnies!

Posted October 26, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Your ever forgetful reporter had a bout of Al’s Heimers this morning and forgot to print the Sunday Morning Funnies, ……………… ! So I am doing it Sunday evening instead! Since Tomorrow is an election day in Ontario I thought this short story would be appropriate! And THIS, ladies and Gentlemen, brings us […]

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Beans, beans they’re good for your heart……..!

Posted August 5, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Beans, beans they’re good for your heart. Beans beans they make ya fart. So eat some beans at every meal, the more you eat, the better you feel! Dear Readers: Canned beans are convenient because you can cook them right out of the can, but they may not be as healthy for you as soaking […]

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Little Girl Meets Obama, Disappointed Surprise Guest Wasn’t Beyonce

Posted September 12, 2014 by Anonymous

Kids just aren’t all that impressed with President Barak Obama these days. First we had that boy do a full on face-plant into his sofa at the White House (because why not) and now this. On Thursday, President Obama and […]

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Entertainment

Dad Wins The Internet By Filming Daughter Taking Silly Selfies

Posted August 27, 2014 by Anonymous

We’ve all been guilty of taking a selfie or two. But teens these days take the cake for being downright obsessed with snapping pictures of themselves. As a parent or innocent bystander, watching them take selfies can be incredibly annoying, but […]

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Art

This Dad’s Chalk Art Puts Yours To Shame

Posted September 9, 2014 by Anonymous

I remember the days of writing my name in chalk on the sidewalk in front of my house. I would sometimes draw little house, the always popular hopscotch court, maybe flowers sometimes, or a bird if I was feeling adventurous. […]

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Ya had to be there!

Posted October 15, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Two hillbillies walked into a restaurant. While having a bite to eat, they talked about their moonshine operation. Suddenly, a woman at a nearby table who is eating a sandwich, began to cough. After a minute or so, it became apparent that she was in real distress. One of the hillbillies looked at her and […]

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Dad Wins The Internet By Filming Daughter Taking Silly Selfies

Posted August 27, 2014 by Anonymous

We’ve all been guilty of taking a selfie or two. But teens these days take the cake for being downright obsessed with snapping pictures of themselves. As a parent or innocent bystander, watching them take selfies can be incredibly annoying, but […]

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Sunday in Alabama, 1925!

Posted August 6, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

A day at the fair!

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General

The Life Lesson Class Is In!

Posted November 11, 2014 by Sara

If you haven’t figured it out by now, I’m constantly amazed by the stuff that comes out of Will’s mouth. My #1 wish is that I could take a peek inside of there and see what is driving that little […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies #71

Posted August 31, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

                           

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Face-Planting Boy Shows Us That, Yes, All Grown-Ups Are Boring

Posted September 10, 2014 by Anonymous

Ahh to be young with nary a care in the world. Just worry about what fun, awesome thing you are going to get to do next. Like, oh I don’t know, head to the White House and hang out with […]

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Second Graders Treated to Gourmet, Seven-Course Tasting Menu at Fancy New York Restaurant

Posted October 17, 2014 by Anonymous

Last month, six second graders from a Brooklyn school were treated to a seven-course tasting menu at French restaurant Daniel, one of New York’s most upscale restaurants. The meal was worth a total of $220 (per person!), but the kids […]

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Steven & Chris Drink A Mummified Toe?

Posted September 18, 2014 by Sonya

The new season of Steven and Chris begins next week and is themed “Food Week” with the first episode featuring the entertaining couple facing a shocking dare that involves a mummified toe. Not too much freaks me out and I will […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies #95

Posted August 10, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Folks, some days ya feel like a nut………….., some days ya don’t! There are times when I can look at something and think it is hilarious, and yet at other times ……., not so much! Some days I would say this was fairly funny, and yet when I looked at it this morning, it didn’t […]

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Entertainment

Sitting Down With Cinderella: An Interview With Danielle Wade

Posted November 10, 2014 by Sonya

Ross Petty and his production team are getting ready for the 19th annual holiday family musical. We can’t wait to see what antics are in store in the new CINDERELLA, The Gags To Riches Family Musical. If you haven’t experienced a […]

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Obama takes the title of “Mr. Dithers!”

Posted September 2, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: We used to call Prime Minister Paul Martin “Mr. Dithers,” but due to recent events, we here at the Perspective Research Department think that President Obama has deservedly taken that tittle as his own. Of course, he is still deciding on whether he should pick up his trophy ………….., or not! ————————— Here’s […]

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Ready, Aim, Pee?

Posted September 8, 2014 by Sara

As a single mother of a boy, I’ve mentioned before that I had a few “guy” things that I was worried about when it comes to raising him. #1 on the list: who was going to teach him how to […]

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Entertainment

Barbie Is A Computer Engineer. Well, Kind Of…

Posted November 20, 2014 by Anonymous

In her fifty years of existence, Barbie has had over 150 careers. Even with her insane body proportions and unattainable beauty standards, Barbie has always had one thing going for her: she could do anything. In 1973, she was a […]

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#DILFsOfDisneyLand Is The Happiest Place On Instagram

Posted September 19, 2014 by Anonymous

I’ve written about Instagram before, and trust me, today won’t be the last time I write about it again. Actually, I have even written about cute dads on Instagram before. There is a new account that mixes three things I […]

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Duck!

Posted August 12, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

I am sitting here trying to decide whether this story is about a bunch of ducks and geese, or about the old guy that has appointed himself their guardian. (I guess I better start at the beginning and set the scene for you!) I live in a suburb of London called Byron, which is at […]

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Sunday Morning Funnies #11

Posted November 9, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

THE MIRACLE OF TOILET PAPER Fresh from my shower, I stand in front of the mirror complaining to my husband that my breasts are too small. Instead of characteristically telling me it’s not so, he uncharacteristically comes up with a suggestion. If you want your breasts to grow, then every day take a piece of […]

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Entertainment

New Frozen Short Film To Hit Theatres in 2015

Posted September 3, 2014 by Anonymous

Frozen fans, it’s time to belt out a celebratory “Let It Go.” Walt Disney Animation studios announced Tuesday that they will be releasing a follow-up to the animated mega-hit with a short film called Frozen Forever, set to be released by spring […]

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Entertainment

Little Girl Meets Obama, Disappointed Surprise Guest Wasn’t Beyonce

Posted September 12, 2014 by Anonymous

Kids just aren’t all that impressed with President Barak Obama these days. First we had that boy do a full on face-plant into his sofa at the White House (because why not) and now this. On Thursday, President Obama and […]

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Books

An odd and thrilling true-crime story: book review

Posted November 22, 2014 by macleans.ca

Safran’s murder stories contain some grain of truth, however elusive it may be

The post An odd and thrilling true-crime story: book review appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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Confessions of a Co-Sleeper

Posted August 25, 2014 by Sara

When you become a mom, everyone has those statements that they lay on you.  You know the ones that you nod politely at, smile and in your head are calling bullshit. A. It’ll go so smoothly after six weeks. B. […]

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Now see here!

Posted August 15, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

A man is dining in a fancy restaurant and there is a gorgeous redhead sitting at the next table. He has been checking her out since he sat down, but lacks the nerve to talk with her. Suddenly she sneezes, and her glass eye comes flying out of its socket toward the man. He reflexively […]

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Entertainment

Face-Planting Boy Shows Us That, Yes, All Grown-Ups Are Boring

Posted September 10, 2014 by Anonymous

Ahh to be young with nary a care in the world. Just worry about what fun, awesome thing you are going to get to do next. Like, oh I don’t know, head to the White House and hang out with […]

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Books

Review: The Queer Cultural Work of Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner

Posted November 21, 2014 by Anonymous

It is incredible: the way in which queer theory explains so poignantly the cultural phenomenon of Jane Wagner and Lily Tomlin’s art.

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Sunday Morning Funnies #31

Posted November 2, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Truly a miracle. According to the Bible, Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Palestine. A country where people are named Mohammed, Abdul, Mounir, Aziz, Ahmed, Farid, Omar, Youssouf, Mouloud, etc. And yet He managed to find 12 friends called John, Peter, Paul, Phillip, Mark, Thomas, Luke, Mathew, Andrew and Simon …… who all drank wine! […]

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Stop, BANG, or I’ll shoot!

Posted July 24, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Well, well, just like dash cameras lessened incidents of violence during police traffic stops, so too will personal cameras on individual cops alleviate many of the problems associated with “police officers” shooting and beating on civilians …………………….., whether they deserve it or not! That, combined with the judicious use of Tasers instead of guns, will […]

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