An ode to Pulp Fiction Books, and used book stores in general

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One thing I’ve always loved about Pulp Fiction Books on Main Street is the two sets of shelves that flank the front door. Each cubby hole houses two books — one facing the window, the other turned to the store. The selection of books on display seems to change pretty frequently, and often lures . . . → Read More: An ode to Pulp Fiction Books, and used book stores in general

A hockey team lost a hockey game… let’s flip over cars and light them on fire!

Picture from Mashable

The riots of 2011 may go down as one of the most embarrassing and disgraceful acts by a group of fans in sports history. Regardless of what happened in ’94, or how much worse any other riot has been in the past, this riot is happening in real time on our . . . → Read More: A hockey team lost a hockey game… let’s flip over cars and light them on fire!

The perils of being a sports fan in the spring

Spring is by far my favourite season when it comes to watching sports on TV, for not only do we have hockey playoffs taking over the city, but baseball is getting into full swing, and hey – even the basketball playoffs have some exciting matchups this year.

Tonight, I had to decide between watching the . . . → Read More: The perils of being a sports fan in the spring

When umps do stupid things

The umpires of baseball or the referees of hockey – who’s worse? Okay, I know they’re tough jobs and all, but it is frustrating when you see certain things happen. Anyway, I’m just glad to have baseball back, and just as hockey playoffs are about to start too.

I’ve been having the debate of what . . . → Read More: When umps do stupid things

The internet is affecting my reading habits

I’ve been working my way through a list of books Maria Popova posted last month: seven must-read books on the future of the internet. Since reading Nick Carr’s The Shallows a few months ago, I’ve been extremely aware of the time I spend on the internet, and really try to think about how I use . . . → Read More: The internet is affecting my reading habits