Author: Joseph

Canadian Politics, Social Media

If a Tree falls on twitter, does it make a sound?

I wanted to wait on this particular post for a little while to let peoples’ emotions die down a bit, but I would like to write about the death of Jack Layton. I’m not going to write about the man himself mind you, but rather the remarkable response to his passing. I will say this …

Personal, Politics

Pig: the other blue meat

Antonia Zerbisias is a columnist and tweeter that I often like and have ocassionally agreed with, her politics regarding Israel notwithstanding. In a twitter post earlier today she wrote: “DAMMIT JANET!: Evidence that some cops are indeed pigs” and linked to this article. I won’t go into detail on the original blog post, you can …

TV and Movies

Repost: Destiny and Choice, and Battlestar Galactica

Ok, excuse me for a moment while I get something geeky off my chest. Battlestar Galactica recently wrapped up after a tumultuous four-year run. Much to my surprise, the finale, which I considered some of the best made television I’ve ever seen, has been met by widespread frustration. For those who haven’t seen it, you’re …