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My Favourite Instrumental Songs

With apologies to Rush, here are a few of my all-time favourite instrumental songs. Add yours to the comments! Bonus points if you embed a YouTube video of the song. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Pretty Little Ditty The Allman Brothers Band - Jessica Dick Dale and the Deltones -
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Things I Dig

This is not a definitive list, but here's some things I dig. And they're in absolutely no particular order. french press coffeeStride Spark Kinetic Mint gumPublic EnemybikingNeil Youngdunking chocolate chip cookies in milkThe Wirefatherhoodpizzathe Olympicsplaying catchThe Tragically Hipmy Roots sweat pantsThe Howard Stern Showmy smart phoneplayoff hockeycampingTarantino moviesskating outdoorsArrested Developmentapplesrooting
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Ranking the Canadian Gords

1. Gordie Howe - 97/100If you're going to rank the Canadian Gords, you've got to open with Mr. Hockey. The man scored 801 goals and recorded 1049 assists over his lengthy and respected NHL career. Gordie Howe also played the unsuspecting object of Ms. Krabappel's affections in Bart the
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Top 10 Sources of Traffic in 2013

There were 1090 sources of traffic to this site in 2013.  Excluding search engines, here are the top 10 sites that sent visitors over here throughout the year. StumbleUpon.comTwitter.comFacebook.comredditGawkerBlogTOWikipediaMy Toronto ScoopHumble and Fred RadioCanadian ThinkerInbound links are always appreciated, and whenever possible reciprocated.
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Christmas Songs I Enjoy

It's December, and that means you'll likely need to assemble a Christmas party playlist for a holiday party or two. A great deal of Christmas music is awful, but there are a few dozen or so I can stomach.  Here are my personal favourite Christmas songs if you need a
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10 Songs With Mother in the Title

Happy Mother's Day to my mom and all the mothers out there. Here's a list of ten songs with mother in the title.  They're all great songs, even if a few of them aren't exactly on message with today's celebration. Mother and Child Reunion - Paul SimonGood Mother - Jann
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My 10 Favourite Movies of All-Time

Because Argie asked for it, here's an update to an entry I wrote over seven years ago. Here are my 10 favourite movies of all-time: Pulp FictionGoodfellasThe Godfather: Part 2Django UnchainedThe Shawshank RedemptionThe Godfather: Part 1Reservoir DogsKill Bill - Volumes 1&2Fight ClubBig FishWhat does your top ten look
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5 of My Favourite Things

For no particular reason, and in no particular order, here are five of my favourite things these days.  And no, these things aren't better than my kids or my lady friend or my family or anything like that, these are just five things I thoroughly enjoy. The New DiggThis isn't
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