So, I live near Christie Pits Park in Toronto and have for many years. It’s one of these post-War neighbourhoods of modest sized homes, small one way streets, and a neat mix of older people, new families, and young hipsters. The neighbourhood is many things, but until recently it would never have struck me . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Taking Action Against Sexual Assaults – Movie Monday
So, it’s Thanksgiving here in the True North strong and free, which means that it’s a good opportunity to reflect and give thanks for all the wonderful things we have in our lives. This week, our esteemed videographer William Matthews and I wanted to do something a little special.
Thus, without further ado, please enjoy . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Happy Thanksgiving! – Movie Monday
So, the past couple of months there have been some high profile political loses, at all levels of government. Whether I agree with the loses, like in the case of last week’s vote about abortion, or no it occured to me that so much of politics and of life was about dealing with disappointment.
With . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: The Truth About Disappointment – Movie Monday
So, just like our first Movie Monday six months ago, I think that this week I’ll just let the video do the talking for me. As always, our esteemed videographer William Matthews has created an awesome video for you. As a special side note, I want to acknowledge and thank Will for putting up with me . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: So Much Amazing is Coming! – Movie Monday
So, last week was iPhone launch week, and as per usual a newer, sexier device is now out there for everyone to drool over. Have you seen it…it’s pretty sexy. Despite the general horniness that people have for the newest piece of Apple tech, I don’t think we ever really stop and think about the impact . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Your iPhone is Making You an Idiot!
So, while all the little little kiddies went back to school last week, the bigger kiddies are heading back to classes today in most cases. Given that, I thought I would dispense some “I wish I knew then what I know now” typed advice for students going to University and College. As usual, our wonderful videographer, . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Back to School Tips – Movie Monday
So, the last weekend of summer is upon us loyal readers! I hope that you are currently enjoying the last day of the last long weekend, of this wonderful summer that was. It’s not everyday the Movie Monday falls on a holiday, so I wanted to give you all a little Labour Day gift. Our fantastic . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Holiday Movie Monday
So, most of us have been there at some point, standing at an Ikea asking ourselves “do I need yet another Billy bookcase?” We know it will be of the lowest quality, and maybe even break during our home construction process. But it’s cheap…it will do the job…and we can just throw it away some . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Built to NOT Last – Movie Monday
So, every year (sometimes twice a year) the powers that be at Miriam Webster and a smattering of other dictionaries go through a process of adding new words with formal definitions into the dictionary. While each time this happens I tend to just shake my head, this year was particularly bad. With additions like “sexting” . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: They Added WHAT to the Dictionary!?
So, our esteemed videographer William Matthews and I wanted to try something a little different this week, and so we’d like to introduce a new segment called “Get Over it”. In this episode, we’re going to cover a few hot topics that people should probably stop worrying about and just get over. Consider this my . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Get Over It – Movie Monday
An American hurdler, Dawn Harper put up this picture on Twitter to protest restrictions on sponsorship at the Olympics
So, in case you haven’t noticed…it’s the summer Olympics. Oh, what’s that, you weren’t living under a rock?? Awesome, then you already know this! Given all that’s going on with the games this year, did . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: My Olympic Moment! – Movie Monday
So, for the past few days, or really the past few weeks, I’ve been celebrating the birthday of my girlfriend. As expected, part of this celebrating has included lots of gift giving…as all good celebrations should. In case you haven’t noticed, I sometimes like to use my blog as a place for letting the world know . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: All you Need is Love! – Politics and Love – Movie Monday
So, in our continued “back to Movie Monday basics” series we take a look this week at what it means to be free in our “free and democratic” Canada. Rules and laws are obviously an integral part of the Canadian dream for “Peace, Order and Good Government” (not to be confused with the American dream . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: What’s Your Freedom Worth? – Movie Monday
So, we’ve been all over the map for the past while at Movie Monday, and while it’s been create to cover lots of interesting topics with some interesting people, this week we wanted to get back to basics. When I started this whole thing way back when, our esteemed videographer William Matthews and I set . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Poisoned Politics – Movie Monday
So, you may have noticed that blogs posts have become a little more sporadic over the past few weeks here on your favourite corner of the internet. Sadly my time has been sucked away by something that is all consuming: looking for a place to live. Specifically, a new home to rent.Now, I could go . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Home For Rent – Paulitical Needs a new Place to Live!
So, all those weeks ago when our esteemed videographer William Matthews from Digital Footprint and I started out on this crazy journey to make a movie every monday, I said that we should be brave together. Today, I’m going to put my money where my mouth is: I’m going to graze the topic of education, . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Investing in Our Future – Kids in the Tech Era – Movie Monday
So, a few weeks ago our esteemed videographer and I made a Movie Monday video extolling the virtues of local food. When we put it out to the world and started getting feedback we were struck by how many people really enjoyed the learning and the topic. That got us thinking “what other politics matters . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: The Paulitics of Beer – Movie Monday
So, in case you aren’t keeping track, today is the tenth anniversary of Movie Monday. It’s true. For ten weeks we have been laughing and learning together. We have gone on road trips, shopped locally, and even cooked pizza together. It has been quite the ride.Now, obviously I’m a little biased, but I think that . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: The End of Movie Monday – Paulitical Satire
So, today’s Movie Monday blends two of my favourite things: good food and politics! This week’s video is meant to stir up some conversation about things like organic foods, the 100 Mile Diet, and healthy eating. Mostly, I am challenging you to rethink the way you currently view your food.Our amazing videographer, William Matthews from . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: The Paulitics of Food – Movie Monday
So, I’m driving from Winnipeg to Toronto this long weekend and am currently writing this from a hotel in Sault Ste. Marie. But that doesn’t mean you don’t get your Movie Monday! Our friend William Matthews over at Digital Footprint has put something great together for you again, as usual taking my raw rant and . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Buying Local – Movie Monday
So, this week our illustrious movie maker William Matthews, over at www.digitialfootprint.ca, and I wanted to do something a little different for Movie Monday. Thus, we set out on our 1 and a half hour journey (really, more like 5 hours) from the west end of our fair city all the way to the east. . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Toronto’s Queen Streetcar – Movie Monday
So, it’s another Movie Monday and today William (our friend and videographer from www.digitalfootprint.ca) and I have put together something really special for all of you. Will was hunting around for some old photos of the city recently, and once we started looking them over we couldn’t help but feel inspired.It got me thinking about . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: The History of Toronto – Movie Monday Goes Back to the Future
So, recently a number of friends of mine have gone on the job hunt or are just generally trying to figure out their professional life. Maybe you’ve guessed that by my posts here and here. But it got me thinking about how people create strategies for their own lives and then follow them through to . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Interpersonal Politics – Movie Monday
So, it’s everyone’s (I hope) favourite day of the week here at Paulitical Satire! It’s Movie Monday! Today’s one is a particular gem brought to us, as always, by my good friend William Matthews. Check him out at www.digitalfootprint.ca
Today’s topic is political hypocrites, and while the examples I use are Canadian, clearly this . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Politics and Hypocrasy – Movie Monday
It’s Monday, which can only mean that my good friend William Matthews and I have made you another great movie! It’s a quick one, because it’s so beautiful outside I didn’t want to keep you any longer than necessary.
Thanks again to William Matthews, for his talent and awesome videos!
If you want that . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Road Trips and Canadian Identity – Movie Monday