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Aaaand…we’re back
Apr10

Aaaand…we’re back

After a rather long hiatus– where we took the time to pursue other paths– we come back to you, our dear and rather neglected readers, hoping to keep bringing you some of the good stuff we have been bringing you for over five years now, but this time with a more re-focused and succinct perspective. There’s a saying in Spanish that goes “El Que Mucho Abarca Poco Aprieta”, loosely translating into either “Don’t...

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Let That One Sink In, Canada. And Get Ready
Nov09

Let That One Sink In, Canada. And Get Ready

What can I say: I called it. It may be my lifetime exposure to dictatorships. It may be my gradual and irreversible loss of faith in humanity that has made me become so jaded. It may be that I have paid too much attention to the lessons history has thrown at us. And even though I did predict it, it still hit like a bucket of very Canadian ice wintery cold water. Let that one sink in, Canada (and the rest of the world): Donald Trump is...

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Why I think Donald Trump Will Win the US Presidential Election
Nov05

Why I think Donald Trump Will Win the US Presidential Election

Right off the bat, let me clarify: this is not the outcome I’m wishing for (like most sane human beings) but the one I think will take place. It may be argued that we as Canadians may not be directly affected by whatever happens in this U.S. election. But let me remind you we’re talking about the United States. And in this hemisphere, EVERYTHING that happens to our big brother to the south affects us all. It affects the world, really....

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George Lopez “I Wouldn’t Be Here Without You” Tour
Nov02

George Lopez “I Wouldn’t Be Here Without You” Tour

Undoubtedly, the only good thing about the prospect of Donald Trump winning the upcoming presidential election next Tuesday is that if that happens, George Lopez promises to move to Canada. Or so he stated to a sold-out house at Casino Rama last Saturday night, on his most recent visit to our country, part of the “I Wouldn’t Be Here Without You” Stand-Up Tour. He would be joining Russell Peters, he said, and make Canada his home. We...

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“The German Girl” – Author Visit with Armando Lucas Correa
Oct28

“The German Girl” – Author Visit with Armando Lucas Correa

“The story has nothing to do with me. Yet it is a story that has lived with me all my life,” said Cuban/American author Armando Lucas Correa, as he prepared to present his latest book (his debut novel) “The German Girl” to a packed house of lovers of good literature— a presentation brought to Durham Region by the Whitby Public Library in association with Blue Heron Books. The event was hosted by “Living Underground” author Ruth...

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