Monthly Archives: August 2010

How to Piss Off Toronto Police 101

(via @markdelete) I realize this is like, two months late. I’M BUSY. Like a lot of other Torontonians, I was pretty pissed off about the G20 — pissed off at the indignity of having to march next to Black Bloc at the main march on the Saturday; pissed off at the Black Bloc during the […]
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On douches, douchebag advertisers, and selling uncleanliness to women

Just last night I was watching Killing Us Softly 3, a documentary (really, a videotaped speech before a college audience) by media/advertising activist Jean Kilbourne in which she breaks down the messages, trends and symbolism in beauty, clothing, alcohol and cigarette advertisements geared towards women — specifically, under-30 women. It was made in the early […]
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Berry foraging, and Peach-Mulberry Boy Bait

I love fruit. I also love fruit-picking, and I especially love it when both of these things are free. It’s my second year as a volunteer for Not Far From the Tree, a wonderful group that seeks to share the bounty of the many backyard fruit trees within downtown Toronto. My experience with them has […]
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