Tag Archives: CBC Radio Breakaway

Empathy for the devil

After last week’s post about my grumpy puss appearing as some (presumably) dude’s dating profile, I did finally hear back from the woman who alerted me to the fact. She had read the piece and, well, she wasn’t angry, just … Continue reading

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The return of Garland Faunt-Lubberly

Our (my) favourite gardening/drinking expert answers your pre-spring questions. David from Quebec City writes: “Last year, I had Gene Hackman in my flowerbeds. What can I do to prevent that this year?” Click below for the audio answer and other … Continue reading

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Dance like everybody’s watching

Of paramount importance: Do you have enough glitter? If not, you need to go out right now and get yourself some glitter. How much is enough glitter? Think about how much glitter you might possibly need. Now double that. Prepare … Continue reading

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Talking to your kids about legal drugs

“Sit down, son. I’d like to talk to you about a difficult subject. No, not sex. No, not why all the rock stars are dying off. I want to talk to you about marijuana. Now that it’s legal in Canada, … Continue reading

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