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I love this time of year, when the puck drops on the NHL playoffs and Blue Jays baseball starts up.
I've seen the Rogers Sportsnet Blue Jays ad set to "Coming Home" by Diddy-Dirty Money featuring Skylar Grey about 100 times and it still gives me goosebumps when it comes one. You've got to love this.
Go Jays Go!
Courtesy of Retrontario, here's a 1989 television ad for CFNY's Humble and Fred morning show.
Man, that Miami Vice look did not work for Humble. Fred, however, still dresses like that.
I'm not sure what the big deal is with the lyrics to Rebecca Black's Friday.
As you'll see, the lyrics align perfectly with one of my favourite Beatles songs.
If you've been living under a rock the last two weeks, here's Rebecca Black's Beatles-esque song, Friday.
[via The Daily What]
With a federal election scheduled for Monday, May 2, 2011, my friend Freddie P's blog www.canadianthinker.com has become a part of the Conservative Party's propaganda machine.
It's essentially unvisitable until this election passes, so for your convenience and mine, I've created this handy little countdown clock:
Bookmark this entry and keep tabs on when it's okay to visit Canadian Thinker again. You're welcome.
Discuss "Countdown To When It's Okay To Revisit Freddie P's Conservative Party Propaganda Machine" (27 comments so far)
Roger Abbott was 64. He was one of the driving forces behind CBC’s Royal Canadian Air Farce on both TV and radio.
The JUNO Awards are tonight. The JUNOs always make me think about the U-Knows, CFNY's music awards for Canadian independent and alternative acts. The U-Knows have been called the CASBYs since 1986. Check out this clip of CFNY's Nick Charles celebrating Chalk Circle's 1986 CASBY win.
Mondoville is sharing highlights from the 1984 U-Know Awards held at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto on April 2, 1984. The host was Jim Carrey and you'll see the Spoons, Nash The Slash, Sherry Kean, Paul Humphries (Blue Peter), Live Earl Jive & Beverly Hills, Men Without Hats, Peter Noble, Parachute Club, Lorraine Segato, Billy Bryans, Billy Idol and the late BB Gabor.
Great find. Do you remember the U-Knows?
That was far more fun than I thought it would be. We limped into the all-star break, with little hope and almost no reason to care, and have gone 15-7-5 since.
I don't know about you, but I sure started to care again. Leafs games became must-see-tv, scoreboard watching became an integral part of the process again, it was a lot of fun.
But alas, it's over. There's always next season, and I've got 5 great reasons to be psyched about the Maple Leafs 2011/12 edition.
1. James "Optimus Reim" Reimer
I'm afraid to even talk about this kid for fear of ruining his career. On that note, on to #2...
2. The Mac-Russian Line
Phil who? Our top offensive line all season has been Mikhail Grabovski, Clarke MacArthur and Nikolai Kulemin. All three have impressed me, especially Grabovski. He's our true all-star.
3. Our Lord and Savoir Luke Schenn
He's back, baby! And the young Jedi has more hits than any other defenseman in the league. It's a fact, you can look it up.
4. Phaneuf and Aulie
The emergence of Mohammed Aulie and the recent return to power of Dion Phaneuf has made this my favourite defensive tandem. How ya like that trade with Calgary now?
5. Mike Brown's Mustache
Mike Brown's mustache has been epic all season. Who wouldn't be psyched about another season of this?
Global News Toronto reporter Mark McAllister suffered what's being described as a "minor medical issue" while live on the air Monday night.
Here he is, struggling to speak about defence minister Peter MacKay.
He's been back on the air since and claims to be feeling fine. Here's hoping that moment of disorientation wasn't caused by anything serious.
I just learnt something new. In America, these are Smarties:
Those, of course, are called Rockets here in Canada. These are what we call Smarties:
I had no idea...
Terje Sorgjerd spent a week capturing one of the biggest aurora borealis shows in recent years.
This was shot in and around Kirkenes and Pas National Park bordering Russia, at 70 degree north and 30 degrees east.
Elizabeth Taylor was 79. She was one of the 20th Century's biggest movie stars, winning winning a best actress Oscar in 1960 for "Butterfield 8" and then again in 1966 for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Here she is on What's My Line?
Let's call a spade a spade. I'm a pretty influential person. I'm the Oprah of the Toronto blogosphere, nobody said to nobody. Why do you think I won a Gemini?
A little over a year ago, Dove Men+Care sent me some nice smelling stuff. Well... they're at it again.
A new package just arrived.
If you're lucky enough to be around me, take a good whiff. I'm smelling pretty damn good.
YouTube user Retrontario frequently uploads fantastic retro-Toronto-centric gems. These clips never fail to bring back a ton of memories for me, so I feature them from time to time.
At some point, my kids switched from Treehouse TV to Family Channel. It literally happened over night. Bob the Builder was replaced by Hannah Montana.
The Family Channel is wall-to-wall annoying kid-coms. We're talking Wizards of Waverly Place, The Suite Life on Deck and Good Luck Charlie. It's harmless enough, I suppose... except for the insult on the intelligence.
The Family Channel sure has changed. Here's a promo from 1988. Compare this to the Hannah Montana crap they're pumping out today.
Has a station changed more radically in
13 23 years?
I love the character of George Costanza. I recently listed him as one of my favourite television characters of all-time.
It's hard to believe that David Letterman's sidekick and fellow Canadian Paul Shaffer was considered for the role. I'm glad Paul never became George.
When it comes to television, what's the most sensible option in Toronto?
Bell and Rogers seem to offer an assortment of digital TV programming packages, with or without a PVR. But it can start to cost you an arm and a leg. I have a very important question for you smart people...
What's the best television programming option in Toronto? What do you tv viewers have and how much do you pay?
It's not the 4 points we're behind Buffalo that'll kill us, it's those 2 games the Sabres have in hand. That combination means this realist isn't getting his hopes up.
But that's okay. As commenter Ryan G. pointed out, we've been playing playoff hockey for the past few weeks.
that game felt playoffy because that WAS our playoffs. in fact the last week or two has been the first round of our playoffs.
sure the league nor anyone else recognizes that officially, but eff'em.
if we do in fact make it to their so called playoffs, it will be OUR stanley cup final.
and, if we make it past their so called first round of playoffs, there's really no more for us to do since that so called first round was our Cup final. so even if they want us to play in their so called second round, we'll just say no thanks, we're done...we've just won our Cup final.
and then when we get all the Leafs in convertibles, on like, a monday afternoon, and drive down yonge street, who cares if they don't really block off traffic for us.
and just wait and see what happens when our Leafs show up unannounced at the white house just like the blackhawks did this week..
Next season, Optimus Reim leads us to the Stanley Cup finals. You read it here first, folks.
A big glove tap to Mondoville for reminding me where I'd seen it all before...
Boom 97.3's new spring ad campaign is called Cover Up and you'll see the ads plastered all over Astral-owned ad space in this city. It's people holding vinyl record sleeves and covers in front of their faces. Here's a couple.
The concept is pretty cool, but not very original. Sleeveface.com has been doing it here for years. Here's "How to Sleeveface".
Based on this Sleeveface tweet, it's safe to say Boom 97.3 simply stole the idea, but does anyone actually own it?
They're pretty cool ads, but it's all been done before. Visit http://www.sleeveface.com/ to see a whole bunch more.
My daughter has a boom box she plays her music on. It's got radio and a CD player, that's it.
When she wants certain tunes, I kick it old school. That means I make an audio CD from MP3s and she plays that disc. I'm actually glad I finally have a use for the CD-Rs that have been collecting dust in my basement the past 7 years.
About a decade ago, I thought this was the most amazing thing. Dragging and dropping MP3 files on my desktop to create a CD that would play on my CD player was friggin' amazing. No more dubbing from cassette tapes, no more reliance on five different albums for the five songs you want to hear, it was a digital world and it was awesome.
Today, when I make these mix CDs for my daughter, it seems so ancient. My life is all MP3 playlists and syncing with my iPod Touch. The act of burning a disc and playing the songs on that physical media feels as if it's from a different era.
Has anything changed as radically as the way we share and listen to music? Oh yeah... there's the way we share and watch movies...
In this short documentary about The Tragically Hip, director David Battistella uses a split-screen and acid-etched colours to distil the iconic Canadian band’s essence. After decades together, through hotels, highways, gigs and recording sessions, The Hip’s members have forged a powerful brotherhood. "These guys are my life partners, musically" says bass guitarist Gord Sinclair. The Hip's brand of straight-ahead rock and roll has catapulted the band to international stardom, and ensured them a place in Canadian musical history, but at heart, they remain a bunch of guys from Kingston, Ontario, making music together just for fun.
This film was produced for the 2008 Governor General's Performing Arts Award..
I'll be seeing them Canada Day. Can't wait.
Here are some great fake Irish blessings.
[via Incidental Comics]
This is The Pogues with The Dubliners performing "Irish Rover".
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Nathaniel D. Hale a.k.a. Nate Dogg was 41. He was part of an extended family of rappers known as the Dogg Pound Gangsta Crips (DPGC).
You likely know him best from Regulate with Warren G.
I first wrote about ESPN's 30 For 30 series back in July. I had just watched Barry Levinson's The Band That Wouldn't Die and loved it. I'm happy to report it only got better from there.
As I type, I've seen 28 of the 30 sports docs in the series. I only have "No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson" and "Silly Little Game" left on my hit list. Of the 28 I've seen, most were great, some were absolutely fantastic and only a handful missed the mark.
Here's how I rank them. Feel free to agree or disagree in the comments.
- "The Two Escobars"
- "The 16th Man"
- "Once Brothers"
- "King's Ransom"
- "The Best That Never Was"
- "Pony Excess"
- "Into the Wind"
- "Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks"
- "June 17, 1994"
- "Fernando Nation"
- "Muhammad and Larry"
- "The U"
- "Guru of Go"
- "Without Bias"
- "The Band that Wouldn't Die"
- "Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?"
- "The Birth of Big Air"
- "Four Days In October"
- "Tim Richmond: To the Limit"
- "Little Big Men"
- "One Night in Vegas"
- "Run Ricky Run"
- "Jordan Rides the Bus"
- "Straight Outta L.A."
- "The Legend of Jimmy the Greek"
- "The House of Steinbrenner"
- "Marion Jones: Press Pause"
Although The Fab Five wasn't part of this series, I highly recommend it as well. You can see it here.
According to a Sysomos survey, Twitter users only send 58% of their overall Tweets using the company’s own proprietary Twitter applications and website. If my math is right, that means 42% of us use non-official Twitter apps.
I'm in that 42%. I happily use Seesmic.
I have one simple question for those of you who tweet. What do you use to Tweet?
We're all familiar with the story of Julius Caesar's death. On this date in 44 B.C., he was stabbed to death in the senate house. A soothsayer had warned Caesar to "Beware the Ides of March".
Today is the Ides of March, but what the heck does the Ides of March signify? It turns out it was simply the standard way of saying "March 15". The Roman calendar organized its months around three days, each of which served as a reference point for counting the other days:
- Kalends (1st day of the month)
- Nones (the 7th day in March, May, July, and October; the 5th in the other months)
- Ides (the 15th day in March, May, July, and October; the 13th in the other months)
The remaining, unnamed days of the month were identified by counting backwards from the Kalends, Nones, or the Ides. For example, March 3 would be V Nones - 5 days before the Nones (the Roman method of counting days was inclusive; in other words, the Nones would be counted as one of the 5 days).
So, in actuality, the Ides of March is nothing to be scared of... unless you're Julius Caesar.
The Fab Five was my adopted NCAA basketball team. Ask my brothers. I lived and died by that team in the early 90s. Here's something I wrote about The Fab Five 8 years ago.
I just filled in my March Madness bracket for an office pool, and I still find myself going with Michigan. That's all because of Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwon Howard, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson.
Here's the ESPN documentary on The Fab Five that premiered yesterday.
Now to dig up my old Wolverines jacket...
Rick Martin was 59. He was the first ever 50 goal scorer for the Buffalo Sabres and a member of their famed “French Connection” line.
The Leafs beat the Sabres last night in a very intense game that felt awfully playoffy, but I'm not going to write a word about it.
There will be no reference to the fact we're only four points back of 8th. I'm not even going to mention the fact we're just two points out of 9th. I'm not going to say a damn word.
In fact, this entry is over.
A magnitude 8.9 earthquake hit Japan today, unleashing a tsunami that swept debris miles inland. Dozens of nations are under a tsunami warning.
Use the comments of this entry to discuss this massive quake, or anything you want. This is your space.
Felicia “Snoop” Pearson from The Wire was arrested earlier today during a drug raid in Baltimore.
When Snoop hits the news, it's a great excuse to revisit her trip to the Hardware Barn to buy a nail gun.
I love that scene.
I love this. From Retrontario:
To celebrate the 3rd anniversary of Retrontario, I've pulled out some dusty 45s and made a thirty minute mixtape of sun-stained Ontario floor fillers with the odd vocal sample thrown in for good measure. Listen out for cameos from Retrontario luminaries like John Delazzer, Mark Dailey, and Dave Devall, and a very special thanks to 117 for his blissed-out remix of the title track.
Here are the amazing tunes you'll hear, but it's worth a listen even if just for the little audio cameos. Thanks, Retrontario, you golden god!
- Terry Bush - Ontario - Is There Anyplace You'd Rather Be?
- Jerry Toth - A Place To Stand
- The Laurie Bower Singers - Season Of The Young
- Tommy Ambrose - People City
- Al Cherney - Hogtown Hoedown
- Bobby Gimby - Let's Get Together
- Rupert Bailey & The Swingers - Mississauga Evacuation
- Frank Motley & The Hitchhikers - Hook And Sling
- Dolores Claman - Theme From Ontario Place
- Bob Homme - Early One Morning
- The Gang - The Goodbye Song
- Terry Bush - Ontario - Is There Anyplace You'd Rather Be? (117'S Ontariock Mix)
- Nonnie - Imagine, Imagine
- Dan Gibson - The Sounds Of Algonquin Park
Just last year, I complained that the Shamrock Shake had disappeared from McDonald's. From the comments of that entry, I learned that the Shamrock Shake was still being sold in other parts of North America, but not in Ontario.
The folks at McDonald's Googled 'toronto shamrock shakes' and ended up at that entry. They then sent me vouchers for free Shamrock Shakes, one of which I redeemed last night. It was good!
I'm still not sure why Shamrock Shakes left these parts after 2008 or why they returned, but if you're looking for an ultra sweet, minty treat, you might want to score one before they're gone.
Ya never know when or if they'll be back.
Like you, my primary motivation to follow the NBA this season is my passionate desire to see the Miami Heat fail.
The Heat have lost five in a row. I repeat, the Heat have lost five in a row. FIVE IN A ROW.
Adding to the good news is this article about Chris Bosh's frustrations.
After bringing up his frustration about not getting the ball where he wants it in a postgame news conference Tuesday night, Bosh said that he didn't even talk to Spoelstra or teammates Dwyane Wade and LeBron James about the issue before or during practice Wednesday. He did say he planned to address it before the game with the Lakers.
Bosh struggled in a 105-96 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers Tuesday night, going just 3-of-11 from the field and finishing with seven points. But his displeasure seems to have been building for some time, including last Sunday when he only got one shot in the fourth quarter of a one-point loss to the Chicago Bulls.
No Heat No!
Marc Weisblott just wrote about Blockbuster and HMV in his Daily Brew blog. Both Blockbuster and HMV are facing uncertain futures resulting in a sudden wave of store closings.
As a teen, there were only a few stores I gave a shit about. Both Blockbuster and HMV appeared on this very short list. VHS cassette rentals was a key source of entertainment, and my Blockbuster membership was well used. Buying CDs was a monthly ritual, and HMV and Sam the Record Man downtown were my go-to spots... unless the disc was cheaper at A&A.
Both Blockbuster and HMV are disappearing because technology has destroyed them. Our digitized universe not only makes piracy easy for a complete n00b but presents more convenient legitimate channels for music and movies as well. Blame iTunes and Netflix as much as The Pirate Bay.
I'm as guilty as anyone. I can't remember the last time I visited a Blockbuster, and HMV is strictly for browsing these days.
Do you still buy CDs or rent DVDs?
There are nearly 300 verified Major League Baseball Twitter accounts.
If you're looking for members of our Toronto Blue Jays to follow on Twitter, here are all Blue Jays on Twitter.
The official Twitter account of the Blue Jays, by the way, is @BlueJays.
Click the image below to see it full-sized.
According to this, I should get a Joey Crabb #46.
Here's a great flowchart if you're looking for a baseball team to root for this season. It's from pcaputo1 on Flickr.
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You should join me as a Blue Jays fan if you'd answer yes to the following statement:
If a foul ball came my way, I would seek out a child and give it to him or her.
You should root for the New York Yankees if you'd answer no to the following statement:
I have a soul.
She calls herself Guelph Gal, and she recorded a bunch of CFNY audio from the 1990s. She's now in the process of uploading the audio to YouTube, and she's happy to have me spread the love here.
This is 13 minutes of The Thursday 30 with the late great Martin Streek and Pete Fowler. This was January 1997...
I'll have more in this series soon. Guelph Gal just has to get the audio off her cassettes...
It's a rainy weekend here in the big smoke, and the weather is screaming for an Open Mike.
Use the comments of this entry to discuss anything you want. Get something off your chest, start a debate, or simply rant away.
I tweeted a five year old collection of rain songs earlier on this rainy Saturday, and I wish I hadn't. A playlist this important needs to be fresh.
Here's a fresh filter in my iTunes of all songs with the word rain in the title. I had to manually remove all my train and brain songs.
- After the Rain - Blue Rodeo
- Amazon Rain - Paul Janz
- Another Rainy Day In New York City - Chicago
- Black Rain - Soundgarden
- Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain - Willie Nelson
- Box Of Rain - Grateful Dead
- Carl Thomas: Summer Rain - DJ Jazzy Jeff & Mick Boogie
- Come Rain Or Come Shine - Frank Sinatra
- Come Rain or Come Shine - Ray Charles
- The Crying Rain - Emm Gryner
- Didn't It Rain - The Band
- Didn't it Rain - Louis Armstrong
- Don't Rain On My Parade - Glee Cast
- Early Morning Rain - Gordon Lightfoot
- Easy As The Rain - The Little Willies
- Entranced By The Rain - James Heatherington
- Every Morning [Raindropz Remix] - Basshunter
- Every Time it Rains - Nazareth
- Famous Blue Raincoat - Leonard Cohen
- Fire and Rain - James Taylor
- Fool In The Rain - Led Zeppelin
- Go Ahead in the Rain - A Tribe Called Quest
- Happy When It Rains - The Jesus And Mary Chain
- Have You Ever Seen The Rain? - Spin Doctors
- Have You Ever Seen The Rain? - Creedence Clearwater Revival
- Here Comes The Rain Again - Eurythmics
- Hey Mr. Rain [Version I] - The Velvet Underground
- Hey Mr. Rain [Version II] - The Velvet Underground
- I Can't Stand The Rain - The Commitments
- I Can't Stand The Rain - Tina Turner
- I Think It's Going to Rain Today - Randy Newman
- (I Want To Be) The Rainmaker - The Band
- I Wish It Would Rain Down - Phil Collins
- In The Rain - The Dramatics
- It's Gonna Rain - Steve Reich
- It's Raining on Prom Night - Cindy Bullens
- It Can't Rain All The Time - Jane Siberry
- It Never Rains In Southern California - Albert Hammond
- Keeps On Rainin' - Billie Holiday
- Kiss the Rain - Billie Myers
- Lay Down (Candles in the Rain) - Melanie with the Edwin Hawkins Singers
- Let It Rain - Cypress Hill
- Little Black Rain Cloud - Disney
- Little Rain (For Clyde) - Tom Waits
- Make It Rain - The KLF
- Naked In The Rain - Red Hot Chili Peppers
- The Naked Rain - The Waltons
- Neon Rainbow - The Box Tops
- No Rain - Blind Melon
- Nothing Like the Rain - 2 Unlimited
- November Rain - Guns N' Roses
- Only Happy When It Rains - Garbage
- Only Happy When It Rains (Garbage) - Richard Cheese
- Over The Rainbow - Glee Cast
- Over The Rainbow - Judy Garland
- Over The Rainbow - Ray Charles
- Purple Rain - Prince
- Rain - Bob Geldof & The Boomtown Rats
- Rain - The Cult
- Rain - Guano Apes
- The Rain - k-os
- Rain-O - Chilliwack
- The Rain Came Down - Steve Earle
- Rain Dance - The Guess Who
- Rain King - Counting Crows
- Rain Man - Eminem
- Rain On Your Parade - Duffy
- The Rain Song - Led Zeppelin
- Rain Street - The Pogues
- Rain When I Die - Alice In Chains
- Rain Will Fall - I Mother Earth
- Rain, Rain, Rain - Rheostatics
- The Rain, The Park & Other Things - The Cowsills
- The Rainbow - Ween
- Rainbow in the Dark - Dio
- Rainbows All Over Your Blues - John Sebastian
- Raindrop - Tripping Daisy
- Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head - B.J. Thomas
- Rainfall - The Vines
- Rainin' In My Hart - Slim Harpo
- Raining In Baltimore - Counting Crows
- Raining In My Heart - Buddy Holly
- Raining In My Heart - Leo Sayer
- Raining Like Magic - Raffi
- Raining Men - Rihanna
- Raining On Our Love - Shania Twain
- Raining Revolution - Arrested Development
- Rainman - Jamie Foxx
- The Rains Came - Doug Sahm and The Sir Douglas Quintet
- Rainshine - Bran Van 3000
- Rainy Day People - Gordon Lightfoot
- Rainy Day Woman #12 And 35 - Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
- Rainy Day Women #12 and 35 - Bob Dylan
- Rainy Days And Mondays - Carpenters
- Rainy Dayz - Raekwon
- Rainy Night in Georgia - Brook Benton
- Rainy Night in Georgia - Ray Charles
- Rainy Night in Soho - The Pogues
- Red Rain - Peter Gabriel
- Red Rain - The White Stripes
- Remember When It Rained - Josh Groban
- Rider in the Rain - Randy Newman
- Right As Rain - Adele
- Right As Rain - The Band
- Rusted From The Rain - Billy Talent
- Sad Sad Rain - Platinum Blonde
- Saddle In The Rain - John Prine
- See The Sky About To Rain - Neil Young
- She Gathers Rain - Collective Soul
- She Talks To Rainbows - The Ramones
- Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Jeff Beck
- Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World - Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
- Standing In The Rain - Billy Talent
- Steel Rain - Chris Cornell
- Summer Rain - Carl Thomas
- Summer Rain - U2
- Tears and Rain - James Blunt
- Tomato In The Rain - Kaiser Chiefs
- A Walk In The Irish Rain - The Irish Descendants
- When It Rains - Kid Rock
- Who'll Stop The Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival
- Why Does It Always Rain On Me? - Travis
- Wilma's Rainbow - Helmet
- Yesterday I Heard The Rain (Esta Tarde Vi Llover) - Tony Bennett
- Rainmaker - Sparklehorse
- Black Rainbows - Type O Negative
If you have a rain song that I don't have, let me know in the comments.
I loved last night's Leafs game. An overtime win against the Penguins got me out of my seat, screaming like it was a playoff game. Tonight, when Boyce scored late in the third against the Flyers, I did it again. Throw in a James Reimer game saving stop and it was clear I was hooked.
Here's the current standings. Take it in and meet me after, k?
Those pesky Hurricanes are still 4 points up, and those damn Sabres still have the two games in hand, but the Rangers are falling fast. We're only 3 points back with a game in hand.
At the risk of jinxing it all with this entry, I'm going to come out and say what we're all thinking. We can make the playoffs this season. We're getting great goaltending, playing excellent hockey and earning points. We can do this.
Here's a fun game if you're looking for a distraction.
It's Famous Objects From Classic Movies. You get an object like the one below and you guess the movie it's from.
That one was easy.
About five years ago, I wrote a thank you letter to Degrassi. As a kid, I watched "The Kids of Degrassi Street", "Degrassi Junior High" and "Degrassi High". It was appointment viewing for me and I watched every single week.
When "Degrassi High" was done, everything was wrapped up in a made-for-tv movie called "School's Out". Here's the promo for "School's Out", a 90-minute flick I thoroughly enjoyed in 1992.
I remember Caitlin dropped an F-bomb and Wheels ended up in jail. I also remember thinking it was a fitting end for a fantastic series.
This was the end of my Degrassi.
According to Google Analytics, here are the top ten organic search keywords that brought people to this site in February 2011.
- toronto mike
- songs about snow
- girl talk all day sample list
- jason barr
- andrew krystal fan 590
- andrew krystal
- andrew krystal fired
- mike richards radio
- i choo choo choose you
- rick hodge
Six of the top ten search keywords that led people here involved radio. There was a lot of buzz about Jason Barr's new gig and the disappearance of Andrew Krystal.
Personally, I'm most proud of my "i choo choo choose you" ranking. Mission accomplished.
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