Monthly Archives: June 2010

Canada Dry

I’m not sure why I thought abstaining from booze my second month in a different country was a good idea. Possibly because my extremities were frequently going numb. Still, it’s June. I’m new here. People invite you out when you’re … Continue reading

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When “Man on the Street” Interviews Go Terribly, Terribly Wrong. (Or, A Plea for Positivity.)

In the wake of this past weekend’s craziness in Toronto, here’s something of an alternate view. A little background first — last Sunday, I was working on a story about the overall costs of the G8 and G20 summits (more … Continue reading

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Toward the End of Month Two.

Friday, June 25 Our trolley was stopped at a traffic light on far Queen Street East when a surly bald man on the sidewalk flashed us the rock-and-roll devil horns. Then he held up today’s paper as if to say, … Continue reading

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Raison d’être

By way of introduction, we thought we’d write an “open IM chat” (as opposed to an open letter), both to hash out the big ideas behind this blog and to let you get to know us better. We kind of … Continue reading

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