I Hate Yoga by Rants and Raves

First, yoga as a philosophy and yoga as we know it today are two very different things. The original yoga philosophy dates back millions of years ago with Buddhist monks in Nepal. It’s the simplified notion known today as mind over matter, but its practice is much more complex and painful. The principle is that your mind and spirit should be More...

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By deskofbrian On Monday, June 18th, 2012

The Real Bs of Metropolis by Rants and Raves

There is an explosion of reality tv shows based around the lives of the rich and notorious of the world. There are the famous for being famous ones, like the Kardashians. There are the ones that claim to be ‘real’ More...

By Mika Oehling On Monday, June 18th, 2012

Art Lesson by Rants and Raves

There has been an outpouring of shock and rage over the burning of a $100,000 Birkin bag for the sake of ‘art’ by Tyler Shields and his girlfriend, Francesca Eastwood. If that last name sounds familiar, More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, June 4th, 2012

Tuning Out by Rants and Raves

People don’t tune in weekly to shows anymore. It’s the simple reality. As the networks reveal which shows are getting the axe and continue to spin more tried and trite reworks of past successes and spinoffs, More...

By Mika Oehling On Friday, May 25th, 2012

Tax the Fat by Rants and Raves

The old motto used to be ‘tax the rich.’ It would be nice if that motto still stood. But a new motto appears to be taking its place, which is that of ‘tax the fat.’ The argument is much simpler More...

By Mika Oehling On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

A Job’s a Job? by Rants and Raves

The Canadian government, in the midst of massive cuts to federal programs and layoffs of the public service, is introducing changes to its Employment Insurance policies which would force those who are on EI to take More...

By Mika Oehling On Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

This time it’s personal

A Canada Post Corporation employee has been relieved of their duties as a sorter due to some angry and derogatory comments made about the management of her organization on Facebook. The Union is appealing the decision More...

By Mika Oehling On Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Oh the Humanities – Rants & Raves

There is a lot of talk about the Quebec university students who are protesting the proposed tuition hikes. A lot of the talk has centered around the violence committed by protesters, who have mostly been revealed More...

By Mika Oehling On Monday, April 16th, 2012

From F-U to UF by Rants and Raves

North Korea put the international community on its heels earlier this week with the news that they were going to launch a satellite to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of their fearless leader. While More...

By Mika Oehling On Friday, April 13th, 2012

Stripping America’s Rights – Rants and Raves

Getting caught with your pants down is going to take on a whole new meaning in the States, as the Supreme Court has decided that all arrested suspects may be subject to a strip search, even for a minor offense. More...