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24 January 2013

R.A. Dickey: the Baffler arrives in Toronto

By // Sports

There was a portion of R.A. Dickey’s book that that I found very amusing. In ‘Wherever I wind up’, Dickey describes a situation where he’s taking a sub to the …

21 January 2013

Season Wrap Up: Burn Notice

By // TV

While I am sure there are some fans of Burn Notice who feel the finale was a little rushed, I’m actually happy the entire story was ended without spilling into …

10 January 2013

Zero Dark Trash: Long, Boring and Grossly Inaccurate

By // Cinema

I’m going to start off what is going to be a negative review by saying something nice. I’m a fan of Kathryn Bigelow’s work. Point Break is a permanent member …

06 January 2013

So the NHL Lockout is Over. So What?

By // Sports

Let’s start off with the obvious: am I happy to see this NHL lockout finally come to an end? Yes, very much so. Will I support the NHL whenever it …

04 January 2013

Peter’s Top Ten Films of 2012

By // Cinema

This is a hard thing to do at the end of every year. Take all the movies you’ve seen and break it down to your favourite ten of the year. …

02 January 2013

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly: Sports in 2012

By // Sports

It was a interesting year for sports and while not all moments were those we’d prefer to remember, few can doubt it was a good year to be a sports …

31 December 2012

Django Unchained: A new Tarantino Classic

By // Cinema

Just when we think we’ve seen the best from writer/director Quentin Tarantino, he comes out with another film that astounds us once again. Django Unchained, despite the idea that it’s …

13 December 2012

The Suspensions Go Marching Out

By // Sports

The last time Roger Goddell’s suspensions against the players of the New Orleans Saints involved in the bounty scandal were reversed, he ignored what was told to him. He re-suspended …

23 November 2012

NHLPA: It’s time to decertify

By // Sports

The NHL lockout is almost three months old and the NHL owners are holding steadfast, eager to stick it to the players like they did in 2004. The players have …

14 November 2012

Blue Jays-Marlins: What a Difference a Day Makes

By // Sports

So just how big is this trade the Blue Jays made with the Marlins yesterday? Here’s your answer: if you made a bet in Las Vegas that the Toronto Blue …

12 November 2012

Alex on the Hot Seat

By // Sports

This time last year the Blue Jays were in hot water with their fanbase. When General Manager Alex Anthopoulos failed to land Yu Darvish (despite claims made the entire weekend …

04 November 2012

Bond Is Back: Skyfall Delivers

By // Cinema

While I’ll be the first to admit that both Casino Royal and its ugly stepsister Quantum of Solace were not what I would consider the crème de la crème of …

27 October 2012

Judgement is Here: Dredd 3D

By // Cinema

When you walk into any movie based on the infamous comic known as Judge Dredd, most movie goers are well aware that they are not going to see academy award …

18 October 2012

Wildcard Wonders

By // Sports

I am going to be perfectly honest with you: I had very serious doubts about the new wildcard playoff game when Selig announced the new format before the start of …

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