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Battle of the Bullshit: Calgary vs. The Swell Season

July 24, 2010

I’ve always insisted that the Calgary Stampede is really for the tourists and the Folk Music Festival is actually what Calgarians love more than anything. Admittedly this year’s Folk Festival is my very first and I’ve been having a blast. …

Calgary Folk Fest: 21 free songs!

July 22, 2010

This week marks a great week here in Calgary, it is the start of the Calgary Folk Festival! Let me break it down for you:  That whole Calgary Stampede? Yeah that is for the tourists.  Real Calgarians actually love The …

Mike ‘n Metro: Is Tiger Woods like The Calgary Stampede?

July 19, 2010

The Calgary Stampede has finally ended and you’ll be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t think it was the most controversial Stampede ever! Whether it was all the horse deaths, the malfunctioning ride or Glass Tiger, there was lots …

Pamela Anderson hates The Calgary Stampede!

July 16, 2010

In an interview with the Canadian Press, Pamela Anderson called the Calgary Stampede’s Chuckwagon Races “cruel” and I couldn’t agree more! I mean those prices are simply ridiculous.  $7 for a beer is torturous!  And the seating is unbearably uncomfortable. …

“But I Don’t Wanna Stampede!”

July 12, 2010

Tired of Stampede yet? This morning I was on Breakfast Television here in Calgary to talk about things to do during Stampede…that have nothing to do with Stampede! Not that I have a problem with the “Greatest Outdoor show on …

Sick of Stampede? Watch me on TV!

July 11, 2010

If you are in Calgary right now, you are probably in the thick of the Calgary Stampede.  Which probably means that you’ve had enough mini-donuts to harm a small child and at least one person has thrown up on your …

Stampede kicks off to HUGE crowds!

July 9, 2010

Today is the very first day of the Calgary Stampede! If you’ve never been to Calgary for the big two week party, I promise you, it is as crazy as you’ve heard. The Stampede officially kicks off this morning with …

The Chomp and Stomp kicks off Stampede!

July 8, 2010

Let the Calgary Stampede begin! Okay, actually it is still one more sleep away, but that doesn’t mean the big parties can’t start a wee bit early! Last night, Rogers kicked off the Stampede season with the annual Chomp and …

Poll: Is the Calgary Stampede mean to animals?!

July 5, 2010

Here in Calgary we are only three sleeps away from the Calgary Stampede! Even if you don’t live here, I know you’ve heard of it and might even be a little interested in what the big party is all about. …

Anyone got a Calgary-sized condom?

June 9, 2010

As if the chances of picking up a disease during the Calgary Stampede weren’t bad enough, it is about to get worse.  Much, much worse. Ladies hold on to your husbands or sexually confused girlfriends, trouble with a capital K …

Stampede: Coke Stage Line Up Announced

May 21, 2010

The best part of the Calgary Stampede every year are the mini-donuts. Another cool part is the Coca Cola stage.  If you’ve never been, the stage plays hosts to some usually pretty cool bands during the two week Stampede.  The …

Calgary Stampede: Time to Eat!

May 12, 2010

No matter where you live in Canada, you’ve probably heard of the Calgary Stampede.  While most people talk about the cowboys, the chuckwagon races and the beer, I prefer to focus my energy and money on the food. 2010 will …