Tag archive for ‘Rants & Raves’
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 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 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 Friday, April 13th, 2012

Hear No Evil – Rants & Raves

A Greek reporter was pelted with eggs and yogourt by a group of protesters on the air who had issue with his invited guest. It turns out that the guest in question was a neo-Nazi and member of a highly controversial More...

By Mika Oehling On Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Hold the Beef – Rants & Raves

It’s a good time to become a vegetarian in Canada. This is a point which pains me, as I have to admit that I’m a hamburgers and spaghetti kind of kid, but it looks like those childhood comfort foods More...

By Mika Oehling On Friday, April 6th, 2012

From Hi Ho to Ho-Hum – job apathy

There are a lot of career sites right now advocating that we should all go out there and achieve our goals. Helpful articles about training, retooling, strategizing, networking, using social networking and honing More...

By Mika Oehling On Friday, February 17th, 2012

The issue of wealth: money? time? freedom? privacy?

The Wealthy Barmaid may be an eye-catching title for an article which was posted to Yahoo’s website (http://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/wealthy-barmaid-s-rrsp-is-2-income-properties.html)but a closer read of More...

By Mika Oehling On Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Skinny is not healthy – Rants & Raves

The Globe and Mail Hot Button blog, a column designed merely to get attention by shocking and appalling audiences, making it the Fox News of the website, ran a headline yesterday stating that family members should More...

By Mika Oehling On Friday, December 2nd, 2011

The War on Christmas – Rants & Raves

The Colbert Christmas special last year featured country star Toby Keith singing a song about the War on Christmas, where he denounces the change from Christmas to Holiday and tries to take back Christmas for the More...

By Mika Oehling On Saturday, August 20th, 2011

Keep it on (going topless in public)

A story about a woman who took her top off at a beer festival in Toronto is getting some surprising support from many commentators who have stated that the woman is well within her rights and that the sexualization More...