Monthly Archives: December 2010

Reflections: “Dear 16-year-old Lauren”

With New Year’s Eve and the end of 2010 quickly approaching, many bloggers, Twitter personalities, news outlets, etc. are taking this time to reflect upon the year that has passed. I do not yet feel like reflecting upon the year … Continue reading

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Dear Rick Mercer: Please make me your sidekick

  Saskatchewan (usually BC), Canada ATTN: Rick Mercer, The Rick Mercer Report CC: CBC Television Dear Mr. Mercer, I am writing to you today to humbly request that you consider making me your sidekick on the Rick Mercer Report. I … Continue reading

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“Christmas on the Air” – The internet giveth and I giveth back

This year, Christmas came early courtesy of Twitter. On Saturday, Sabrina of Twenty-Something Theatre (@theatre_20) tweeted that she had a +1 for Midnight Theatre Collective’s “Christmas on the Air” at Pacific Theatre she was hoping to make use of. Not … Continue reading

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Lucia di Lammermoor: My trip to the opera

  Yesterday was the day I had decided I was going to write a new blog post. About what, I didn’t know. I had planned to write about whether or not Carole James should step down as the leader of … Continue reading

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A Call to Political Participation for the ME-llenial Generation

In the November 22 issue of Maclean’s this fall, columnist Andrew Potter had this to say about the generation I belong to: The members of the “millenial” generation have been accused of being a self-centred and politically apathetic cohort of … Continue reading

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