All The World’s A Circus – William Thomas

As The Temperature Drops So Does Our IQs

I swear it’s the dead of winter that bring out the chillingly strange. Last month’s weirdness began with a newspaper article about a horrible car bombing near police cadet barracks in Bogota, Columbia. Police blamed the rebel group National Liberian … Continue reading

ESAA – Emotional Support Animal Absurdity

Today’s flight attendant must feel like Noah of the Ark – animals boarding one after the other taking their places on and under the seats. Dogs, cats, rabbits and pork belly pigs – all of which their owners claim to … Continue reading

Canada – The World’s New Rodney Dangerfield

Have you noticed that in the last seven months, Canada has been getting kicked around on the world stage like a beat-up soccer ball at the feet of global bullies? Well, we have. Like everything that is foul and requires … Continue reading

Monday – Running Errands In The New, Not Normal World

So it’s a drab and dreary Monday, a good day to run errands. I’m still puzzled about spotting the Canada Post rural delivery truck going from mailbox to mailbox yesterday! Sunday! I thought Canada Post was working to rule and … Continue reading

1993 “The War On The Private Part

John Wayne Bobbitt – he of the cruelest cut of all time – is back in the news again. Last month ABC News aired an exclusive interview with the Niagara Falls, New York native on the investigative series “20/20”. It … Continue reading

Sure-Fire Signs Your Nun Has A Gambling Problem

True or false? President Donald Trump shut down the United States government after claiming on camera that he would take full responsibility for shutting down the government and is now blaming the Democrats for shutting down the government. A man … Continue reading

Attention All Dogs: “No Talking!”

Did you know that there are a significant number of people in this world being paid to pick your dog’s brain? With so many therapists, telepathists and communicators claiming your pet is talking to you, it’s entirely possible that many … Continue reading

Fire, Floods, And Icebergs — The Earth Is The New Titanic

Sir David Attenborough, the most experienced environmentalist and caring naturalist on the planet opened the recent 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland last month with: “The collapse of our civilizations and the extinction of much of the … Continue reading

“I Got Holes In My Head And They Won’t Go!”

There were more people falling down holes last week than moles. In China 149 miners survived that country’s latest coal mine disaster but 32 did not. Near Whiteville, West Virginia Cody Beverly lead two friends down into the abandoned Elk … Continue reading

“Turkey Hotline. Can I Help You?”

For 30 years America’s Butterball Turkey Talk-Line has been answering desperate pleas from thousands of not-so-good cooks about preparing and cooking North America’s favourite holiday bird. Many of these questions to the Butterball call centre are characterized as “bewildering.” I’ve … Continue reading