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Friday Fun Link – The Definitive Ranking of Every Tragically Hip Song

Lots to argue with here but points for even trying to make this list (the author strikes on an interesting conceit to make it work, grouping songs thematically to count them down.)

Redditor Tracks White House Chief of Staff Face Palm To the Exact Moment Trump Goes Off Script

Any shot of a person rubbing their forehead could be taken out of context. But when it’s a photo of the White House Chief of Staff face palming with his watch clearly visible (ENHANCE!) while the President is going off script threatening to annihilate North Korea, you know the Internet’s going to be on the […]

Friday Fun Link – People Share Their Favourite Work Email Snark Phrases

I admit to both sending and receiving many of these¬†over the years. ūüôā

Music Monday – “Radicals and Racists/Don’t point your finger at me/I’m a small town white boy/Just tryin’ to make ends meet”

After the concert I saw last night, is there any doubt which band I’ll feature for Music Monday? But which song? There are lots to choose from – big hits, underrated gems, personal favourites – but given my interest in Freedom of Expression as well as the band’s reputation in general, how about possibly G […]

“You picked a horse at 35:1 and somehow it paid off” – Jimmy Kimmel’s Appeal to Trump Voters

This is good.

Too Bad We Need This Reminder in 2017

(via Reddit)

10 Things I’ve Dealt With In Libraries That Aren’t Covered in Library School

Bat removal Poop on floor in public area (child) Poop ¬†on floor in washroom (adult) Blood splattered across entire bathroom A kid’s Easter egg but full of drugs Arguments over $0.30 fines People who say “I pay your salary!” People who are *really* concerned about delays in getting their items on time. ¬†(I’m talking “evil […]

Only Comedians Have Figured Out The Trick To Covering Donald Trump

Satire is powerful because it trains your brain to be skeptical.

Music Monday – “It’s Canada Day up Canada way on the first day of July/And we’re shoutin’ “hooray” up Canada way, when the maple leaf flies high.”

Is there any musician that defines Canada more than Stompin’ Tom? ¬†And is there a better song to post on this long weekend of Canada’s 150th Anniversary? “Canada Day Up Canada Way” – Stompin’ Tom Connors

Music Monday – “She’s learning how to surf/Going with the flow/Peace out from San Diego/She is letting me go”

One of my favourites, Sam Baker, has another album that he just released last week. It’s already¬†getting rave reviews¬†from many quarters. “Peace Out” – Sam Baker