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American Apparel is ruining my life


I understand that American Apparel is something of a big deal to the kids these days. Young people think it is extremely correct to buy and then wear their clothes. This is becoming a problem for me.

Apocalypse films on the rise


Whether it is the optimistic Zombieland, where the characters finally find their place in the world after it ends, or the glimpse at what the world could become in The Road, the glut of end-of-the-world films and theories is making me crazy.

Canada’s favourite pastime


Canadian politicians of all stripes, backgrounds and ideologies have long been accustomed to repeatedly persecuting the makers of such fine products as flavoured cigars, cigarettes of all varieties, old fashioned pipe tobacco and even the exotic (and remarkably tasteful) shisha tobacco.

Is it too soon for Obama’s Nobel?


Quite frankly, I feel downright sorry for U.S. President Barack Obama. Two wars, health care reform, fears that he is a secret communist Muslim Nazi, and now a Nobel Peace Prize.

The practical students’ guide to H1N1


Here are a few helpful tips to help you survive the scourge known as H1N1, as brought to you by Campus Health and Purell® ”” official sponsor of the 2009 Influenza Pandemic.

Snow is here


The green ”” not the orange or brown, the colours that usually precede winter ”” the luscious summer green is disappearing under a blanket of snow.

Lily Allen’s epic fail


In a somewhat surprising move last month, Lily Allen came out heavily in support of proposed U.K. anti-file sharing legislation. The “three-strikes” legislation, which would ban copyright infringers from the Internet after three offences, has been called heavy-handed by many, but Allen believed piracy was a problem too big to ignore.

Musical appreciation


For me, there are few things as satisfying as going to a record store and picking out a new slab of vinyl for the turntable or a few new CDs and spending my afternoon with headphones and a lyric booklet. Unfortunately, this is something the vast majority of people have grown out of.

The price of beauty


Let's face it ”” beauty trumps ugly in most circumstances. It has been proven that physically attractive people have better career opportunities.

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