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  • The Unconventional Film Guide for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse and other Terrible Situations

    This post originally appeared online here. I find myself thinking about the zombie apocalypse more often than I’d like. Back when internet quizzes were still novel, I’d taken one purely about survival—“How long would you last in the zombie apocalypse?”—and I was pretty upset to discover that based on my answers, my estimated survival time […]

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  • Chèrie Poutine, mon amour

    Ah, poutine! J’aime toujours No loon, nor John A. can deflect thy price Thine image captures such allure With our Queen in hand, I’d pay it twice Those golden drippings in which you cleanse The sight, my heart, it beats in toil Basket shaken dry dilates mine lens No further, my tongue I must now […]

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  • Does it just boil down to tomato or tomahto?

    Eating, cooking, and foodcasts. That’s on the agenda–ahem, counter–for today. Anyway, it might be for seasonal-mood-ing/maturity-increasing/economic-effects-ing/urban-relaxation-ing reasons, but I’ve fully embraced cooking. We’re practically married. I’ve never been one for the ol’ pot and wooden spoon. Last year, cooking in Halifax was bookended by two horrendous experiences: 1. Macaronigate: Fat-free cheese + wooden spoon + […]

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  • Phewff! We made it!

    Weow! A full month in the Cobblestone City. And not to detract from my love of compiling lists–I’ve made a special v 1.0 and added “On” in front of everything. I think it gives it a little something academic. And British. On traffic: Ah! Traffic. It’s not so (shudder) bad if you’ve got a sense […]

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  • Zen and the facecloth

    After 24 years of wondering, I’ve finally found a purpose for facecloths. I know, right? Strange. But what is even stranger is that my bathroom sink has two separate taps–one for hot and one for cold. Add to that a tiny basin and you’ve got the makings of an interesting/frustrating morning face wash routine. Turn […]