Missing the Point about Abdulmutallab

By Gordon Lockheed | December 31, 2009

Failed terrorism and the end of airline passenger docility.

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Booker Prize, 1970

By Jean Baird | December 29, 2009

(An addendum appears at the end of this article) 1970   Jury: David Holloway, Dame Rebecca West, Lady Antonia Fraser, Ross Higgins, Richard Hoggart. Holloway is not the guy who played in the CFL. I assume he’s the critic. Fraser is Harold Pinter’s second wife and a detective novelist and historian. Higgins? No idea. The…

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A Florida Christmas Story

By John Harris | December 24, 2009

In the spirit of this Yuletide, John Harris posts a retelling of what Good King Wenceslas really did upon the Feast of Stephen–according to a now Florida-based neo-Capitalist culture hero of yore. Merry Christmas, all!

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Decline and Distraction

By Stan Persky | December 19, 2009

The illusions of empire and the illusions of critics of illusions.

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Vancouver Before the Olympics

By Brian Fawcett | December 15, 2009

Brian Fawcett has a look at the upcoming Vancouver Winter Olympics, and Vancouver’s anxiety levels over them.

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Unkindest of the Kind: No-Euthanasia Policies and Other Kinds of Madness

By Wally Hourback | November 27, 2009

Wally Hourback has some not-quite kind words for Tim Trow and the animal rights activists who were arrested for animal cruelty at the Toronto Humane Society..

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Reading the Bookers: 1969

By Jean Baird | November 25, 2009

Jean Baird begins to read novels shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She begins with 1969…

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More on Juxtaposition

By John Harris | November 25, 2009

John Harris loses his temper at the dooneyscafe.com editors, and then quickly regains control of it. Thus, the editors get what they asked for, and the universe continues to unfold as it should.

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Of Juxtaposition

By John Harris | November 18, 2009

John Harris posts a review of Cecil Giscombe’s new book of poems

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Yew and Me

By Renee Rodin | November 18, 2009

Renee Rodin isn’t happy about the way Vancouver is going, and she knows why…

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