Archive for November, 2004

Tommy Douglas, Greatest Canadian

Monday, November 29th, 2004

Tommy Douglas, has won The Greatest Canadian competition. Who’d have thought I’d vote with the majority of Canadians? The other good news is that George Stromboloupolous, Douglas’ advocate and from MuchMusic and 102.1 The Edge is now part of the CBC and hosting a show called ‘The Hour’. Good news all around. So, in honour… Continue Reading Tommy Douglas, Greatest Canadian

Rotten Ronnies

Monday, November 29th, 2004

Interesting entry in WikiPedia for McDonalds. Did you know in Canada we call it Rotten Ronnies (bottom of the page)? I didn’t know, but I’m about to start.

Late sleepers of the world arise!

Thursday, November 25th, 2004

(… at a resonable hour.. say, 10) When I sleep-in in this weekend, I’ll not only be getting back all that wasted energy from the week but be safe in the support of the Late Sleeper’s Bill of Rights. Learn more here: www.drue.com/sleeplate/ at the Archive.org version replay.waybackmachine.org/20050823044822/http://drue.com/sleeplate/billofrights.html

New U2 Album

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2004

Got the new U2 Album today. It’s really good. Songs that stand out right away are “Sometimes You Can’t Make it On Your Own” and “Love and Peace or Else” – plus the Banjo based (Temple Bar Mix) of Vertigo on the DVD is also good So when do they come to Toronto?

Ukraine’s election: Still no Viktor

Monday, November 22nd, 2004

Viktor Yushchenko is apparently the real victor, but Viktor Yanukovych apparently rigged the elecetion to be the victor. Canada could thaw out Alex Barris, from CBC’s Front Page Challange, to help figure out who the real victor is. File beside “Two wrongs don’t make a right” “Two Viktors don’t make a democratic election”.