Calgary Grit: Don Iveson will stand the test of time

Dammit Jim, I’m a doctor not a politician! Naheed Nenshi has built a reputation as Canada’s coolest mayor, at least among young progressives. He’s big on the Twitter. He’s hip (by politician standards). He’s funny (by politician standards). He shatters the (unfair) stereotype of Calgary as Canada’s redneck wasteland. However, Nenshi may have competition from ...

Calgary Grit: Who Would Canadians Turn to in the Event of a Cylon Attack?

As this picture shows, Justin Trudeau is NOT Canada’s best hope to lead the Rebel Alliance. However, in the event of a cylon attack, Justin is the man. Last week, Postmedia ran the most awesome headline ever: Conservative government’s order of succession shows Canada isn’t ready for a Cylon attack The article itself isn’t earth ...

The Wandering Joe: 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 ...