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Metro: The dire state of Education in Calgary.

August 17, 2012

Here’s something you probably don’t know about me:  I have a B.Ed. Yup, this guy right here can legally teach your children. Terrifying, eh?  Well no, not really. I actually love education, but teaching wasn’t for me, maybe someday. Even …

Metro: Is UFC worth it?

July 20, 2012

This weekend, Calgary will welcome its first ever UFC match!  The excitement for the event peaked months ago, only to be deflated when the card drastically changed, leaving many fans without the opportunity to see the best MMA fighters in …

Stampede 2012: The Must Use Websites, Apps and Videos!

July 6, 2012

Yahoo! The 100th Calgary Stampede is officially here! To help make life a little easier for you, I’ve done up a handy list of the must use apps, websites and videos. The weather is supposed to be perfect for the …

Metro: Religion, Face eating and Bad parenting! Oh my!

June 29, 2012

First things first, I love having a column in Metro. It lets me pretend that I’m a legitimate writer.  That being said, sometimes it’s hard to say what I want to say, when I’m limited to 400 words.  This week …

Metro: Why you need to start getting ready for the Stampede now!

June 17, 2012

Whether you live in Calgary, or you live across the country, chances are, for better or for worse, you’ve heard of The Calgary Stampede. This year, I’ll be celebrating my SEVENTH Calgary Stampede!  Sorta crazy to believe that it’s been …

Metro: Is Calgary gay friendly?

May 28, 2012

The answer to the title of this blog post, most would assume, is no. But as the city opened the 14th annual Fairy Tales Film Festival this past weekend, with nary a peep from those opposed to gay rights, I …

Metro: When it comes to history, what’s worth saving?

May 11, 2012

Click here to read my Metro column about a dangerous habit that seems to be taking over Calgary.  It’s rare for a city to tear down the old, to replace with the new, I find especially in Canada.  Yet, every …

Metro: Getting over getting older, on a bike.

May 4, 2012

Today is Bike To Work Day in Calgary and I’ve never really been able to participate before, but this year, I’ve become an avid biker, even if I think the most fun part is ringing the bell. To celebrate the …

Metro: Are we too busy to get dirty in the shower?

March 15, 2012

Today’s Metro column is about having sex in the shower.  Yup, can’t be more direct than that, eh? Sex. In. The. Shower. Enjoy.

Metro: When did naming a baby get so difficult?

March 9, 2012

Look, I don’t have kids, but when did naming babies become so complicated?  It’s something that’s always bothered me, but this week, the province of Alberta released a list of all the baby names used in 2011 and I was …

Metro: “What would it take to get you interested in casting a ballot?”

March 3, 2012

This week’s Metro column is about the controversial poster that you see above.  It’s for the student election at the University of Calgary and it was hung strategically above urinals all across campus. I used it in my column as …

Metro: The one where I complain about people complaining!

February 25, 2012

This week’s Metro column is about complaining.  Simply put, why do we do it so much?  It’s not like I wrote it thinking I’m completely innocent of complaining, sometimes you just got to vent.  But I’ve been feeling lately that …

Metro: Time’s a tickin’! Yup, I’m almost 30.

February 10, 2012

I know that if you work in media, you’re never supposed to reveal your true age.  But if you’ve been bald since you were 18 years old, those rules don’t necessarily apply to you. In my new Metro column, I …

Metro: Why can’t we all be more like Rob Ford?

January 27, 2012

Do you know what I hate doing?  Exercise.  It’s something that I’ve never really understood, but I get why it’s important.  I mean, the Gap sizes only go up so big, right?  This week’s Metro column is about my effort …

Metro: Why I don’t eat at restaurants that don’t take reservations!

January 13, 2012

If there is one thing that I love in the world it’s food. Seriously, I’m always hungry.  I love every kind of food, except parsnips, they are gross and should never be served.  But besides the Devil’s carrot, pretty much …