VATICAN CITY—Frosty the Snowman is a fairy tale they say, but don’t tell that to the Roman Catholic Church. After decades of debate, the famed jolly, happy soul is not only accepted as canonical, but was officially declared divine by… Continue Reading
Toronto has some demons that need to be exorcised. This Halloween, let’s take a look at who and what is haunting the citizens of Ontario’s capital. Jian Gomeshi. Every time he tires to make a comeback, people relive the Q… Continue Reading
WORLD—This coming Sunday, two important events will take place simultaneously: Easter and April Fools’ Day. God said he plans to honour the coincidence with a legendary joke. “When I realized that Easter Sunday would fall on April Fools’ for the… Continue Reading
Photo: Wonderlane (CC BY 2.0) It’s that time of year again: a time of warmth and togetherness and giving and good cheer—or so the media would have you believe. But for those of us living in reality, we know it’s… Continue Reading
TORONTO—A group of carolers is accusing the classic holiday song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” of sexual misconduct. Inspired by the #MeToo movement, the singers say the time has come to retire the predatory tune. “The male voice in the song… Continue Reading
SOUTH KOREA—Samsung halted production of its beleaguered Galaxy Note 7 on Tuesday. Known as the Ford Pinto of smartphones, the Note 7 and its replacement model sometimes burst into flames.
Photo: Paolo Dala (CC BY-SA) Despite a record effort to wipe themselves out–including a Guinness Book attempt by religious group Iglesia ni Cristo to launch more than 700,000 fireworks–the Filipino New Year death and injury toll amounted to less than… Continue Reading
A new Mens’ group has blasted the latest Wal-Mart Christmas television ad. Chris Saunders of Men for Equality Respect Dignity & Empowerment (MERDE) has said that once again, the advertising industry depicts the husband as a subservient doofus.
BRANTFORD, ON—Local parents were outraged after finding slips of paper containing harsh facts of life amongst their children’s Halloween candy.