Monthly Archives: June 2009

My new ride

World, meet MY NEW CAR — a 2005 Toyota Matrix XR (with barely 50000km on it). To back the story up a sec: Wednesday afternoon, my mechanics (who I truly love dearly, but see a little too often) finally rang the death knell for my beloved ’95 Chevy Beretta. The $1500-2000 tab on getting it […]

The Plan

Bring it!

Watch me

Today at 1pm, at the JS Wood library on Lansdowne Ave. I’ll be on the discussion panel after the movie, discussing evangelical culture in the States and asking the question, is religious indoctrination child abuse? See ya there.


I’m down to the last few days of our US trip. We’re back in NY, hanging with the sis and bro-in-law. We’re catching a horrific red-eye out of Newark on Wednesday, but will be back in the Great White North by mid-afternoon. These last few days I’ll try to get my fill of family time, […]

What he said:

“There is on earth among all dangers no more dangerous thing than a richly endowed and adroit reason, especially if she enters into spiritual matters which concern the soul and God. For it is more possible to teach an ass to read than to blind such a reason and lead it right; for reason must […]

William Shatner, Zen priest

Live life like you’re going to die, because you’re gonna.

Christian cinema at its finest

Nope, not the latest Kirk Cameron flick — instead, I give you: The Burning Hell. Enjoy a snippet: If that leaves you wanting more, here’s a playlist with all 8 parts of the film’s fiery stage-blood goodness. Nothing like a 70’s slasher flick, fundamentalist-style, to get the sheep into the fold. If you’re looking to […]