Tag Archives: Vancouver

Opening Night

Never say “I’m going to do as many shots as goals when the Leafs play,” because you’re only going to black out and finish the bottle. ………………………………………………………………………………..– Unknown I used to get together with a buddy of mine in Vancouver … Continue reading

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Hot Rod Riot

“It started off super positive, then it just got crazy” – Bill Hader *** It took me far too long to connect the dots on this one … We all remember the 2011 Stanley Cup riots in Vancouver, right? That … Continue reading

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Over.

Portlandia. The deep genius of Fred Armisen leads the construction of a show that time and time again can so well take the piss out of that scene. From dumpster divers, coffee snobs, bike lane nazis, fixie enthusiasts, and the … Continue reading

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June 10 – Game 5 I wish I could stop hockeying sometimes. I never do – and if the Canucks win it’s my own damn fault for torturing myself by watching. I should stay away. I probably won’t. In my … Continue reading

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Gib mir fünf!

I don’t miss Vancouver. I don’t feel nostalgic for the city – not even in the least. It is beautiful, this is true, but that beauty is all natural. Many would argue that this is a better kind of beauty, … Continue reading

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Crosby

It isn’t often that an entire nation is unified in their reaction to an instantaneous moment in time. Where for a distance of five thousand kilometres the behavior of so many is identical. Set aside war or disaster and it’s … Continue reading

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November 29, 2010: Pt. II

(I lied. Now nothing else from the original kayak piece will see the light of day) Just some food for thought: Almost as much as I want a pro hockey team in Hamilton for the sake of a pro hockey … Continue reading

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November 29, 2010

This was from like…a lifetime ago. I just really liked the title (the non-kayak portion of the piece was shitty so it’ll never be seen) and wanted an excuse to see it again. Most of this did actually happen so, … Continue reading

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Coming this fall to CTV

Detective Daniel Wright is a former teenage heroin addict from Vancouver’s East Side, who overcame his addictions to become an unorthodox, streetwise police in his hometown. Alongside his partner, Detective Jennifer Wong, a technologically savvy and super sexy, by-the-book, Asian-Canadian … Continue reading

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