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Mullet Head

Quick... name some great mullets.... In the 70s, there was David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust. In the 80s Bono rocked a mullet, as did several NHL players, including Ron Duguay. In the 90s, Jaromir Jagr and Billy Ray Cyrus were mullet flagbearers. But by the end of the 90s, the
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The Murrays

Do you remember Get a Life? It was a Chris Elliott sitcom that aired on Fox in the early 90s and I loved it. The opening theme was REM's Stand and Chris Elliott played Chris Peterson, an adult with a paper route who lived in an apartment above his parents'
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Bluto vs. Brutus

As a kid, I found myself in possession of a VHS cassette featuring a series of old Popeye cartoons. And when I say old, I mean old. These shorts were from the 1930s and included such gems as Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali
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Snow Day

The plan for this morning was an episode of Toronto Mike'd with Rick Hodge. We have some catching up to do, and 10 jams to kick out. Rick, however, lives north of the city, so we've postponed so he doesn't have to drive home in a snowstorm. Rick was going
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This Blog Sucks

Yesterday, my buddy Elvis dropped by for our annual Festivus episode. That includes the airing of grievances, and one of his grievances was that this blog sucks. I've heard this from him before. In fact, way back in 2013, I launched a stand-alone podcast entitled "Your Blog Sucks" because that
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How to Hold a Baby

According to 150 StatCan, there were 383,102 births in Canada, in 2016. Newborns are precious and very delicate when you are first born, which is why you need to familiarise yourself with how to hold your baby correctly. Our guide will help to give you more insight into how
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The Furniture Bank

This afternoon, I was given a tour of the Furniture Bank at 25 Connell Court near Kipling and Evans. It's quite remarkable what's happening there. Here's what they do in their own words, and then I'll follow that up with my own words and photos. Furniture Bank is committed to
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Palma's Kitchen

Today, I paid my first visit to the newly opened Palma's Kitchen at 3485 Semenyk Court in Mississauga. I biked there, so I arrived nice and hungry. This brand new eatery is right next door to the old Palma Pasta hot table. It looks amazing, sells hot and fresh food,
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Big Mo

Ever since I moved into my current home almost five years ago, I've mowed my lawns with a manual push mower. The trick, I've learned, is to do it frequently, because it can be difficult if the grass gets too high. My neighbour is going through a rough patch and
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