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    February 15, 2013

    Florida's New Driving Law Pisses Off All of Canada, May Violate Geneva Convention

    Florida's legislature is not famous for passing competent, legally sound bills. (Remember when they tried to forbid doctors from talking to patients about guns and the courts were like, "LOL! First Amendment. No." Good times.)Still, it takes a particularly dumb law to simultaneously piss off all of ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Silicon Beach: Pepsi iPhone App for Dumb-Asses with No Social Skills

    Image via The Globe and Mail​Why do some women have their panties all in a twist about Pepsi's branded iPhone application, Before You Score, which was launched recently as part of a promotional campaign for AMP Energy drink? On the surface, the application seems to objectify women as naive creatu ... More >>

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    March 2, 2009

    Where's Omar Khadr Going? Not Back to Canada Anytime Soon

    As President Obama tries to keep his pledge to close Gitmo by next January, his biggest challenge -- as told in-depth in your New Times this very week -- is figuring out what to do with guys like Omar Khadr. Khadr, the youngest detainee at Guantanamo Bay and the only Westerner, is both a symbol of t ... More >>

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    January 14, 2009

    Random Book Review: Let's Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste

    Carl Wilson, ace music writer for the Toronto Globe & Mail, tackles taste at its basest level: in the work of Celine Dion. Through careful ponderings, fan interviews, historical research, Canadian intuition and thoughtful, expert prose, Wilson struggles to understand the hows and whys of the Que ... More >>

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    November 20, 2003

    The Author

    Martin Marcus and Carol Durbin pursued their dreams with a tenacity so fierce they overcame all obstacles but one: Death

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    January 16, 1997