On Marpole’s Protestors and The City Struggling to Wake From 10 Year Slumber in Developer’s Bed

A scan of the headlines reveals a broken corporate media and politicians worrying if legal weed will lead to a communist revolution.

On the Righteousness of Beer and the Consequences of Beserker Billionaires

Sean Orr wants a local beer brewed for anti-fascists and learns of a Canadian politician who thinks weed is as bad as fentanyl.

On Developers Stomping Feet and Doubting that Vancouver is Awesome

A read of the local headlines finds Burb Panzers on fire, bad decisions abounding and plenty of self-serving bullshit.

On Boondoggles and Seeking Treatment for Vancouver’s Infectious Superficiality

A read of the local headlines reveals bad drivers, horrible politicians and vacuous yearnings in the shallows.

On Childish Nincompoops and Vancouver’s Growing Inability To Staff Itself

Sean Orr's latest read of the local headlines reveals a labour shortage and the Millennium Falcon in Surrey.

On Nude Oil Workers and Visual Metaphors for Tax Evasion

Sean Orr looks at the latest headlines and discovers satirical pitches, shallow sports cars, politics as usual and a mountain of garbage.

On Glorifyiing Tree Planters and Outing Airbnb Hosts Breaking The Law

A quick scan of the local headlines suggests we're slowly getting better at satire and that it's still really hard to find affordable housing.

On Consent Culture and Building a Monument to Vancouver’s Stolen Bikes

A scan of the local headlines sees abuse in Hollywood North, racism in Quebec politics and rich people stealing things.

On Broken Restaurant Models and Vancouver Eating Its Young

Sean Orr reflects on Swanson's 2nd place finish, the insanities of the restaurant trade, and Vancouver dooming its youth.

On Dog Whistling Snowflakes and Vancouver Surrendering Its Awesome

This week's look at local headlines includes bunker homes, Nietzsche, political hubris and Sidney Crosby's side of things...

On Substance Undermining Leadership Races and Being Afraid to Deal With Racism

Reflections on Jagmeet Singh's victory, the shootings in Las Vegas, and Canada accepting Colin Kaepernick.

On Five Minute Majors, Washing Dishes and Taking a Moment to Validate the Ruling Class

News from the edge of the Canadian Vowel Shift, from disrespecting flags to protecting neighbourhoods you don't live in.

On Banning Balloons and Other Great Ideas from the Buffoons Destroying Everything

So you can't afford a home and your Dad thinks climate change is a matter of opinion...maybe you'll feel better with balloons! Oh wait...

On Vancouver’s Mayor Being a Hapless Tool (Again) and the Challenge of Pairing Wine with Slavery

Recent headlines reveal the Mayor's attempted seduction of Amazon, an open letter from the Sedins, hell freezing over and much more.

On Making Fascists Scared and Ignoring the Tired Laments of Odious Windbags

On the equivocations of old white dudes, welcoming hundreds of thousands of DACA refugees, and things getting satirical.

On Dogs That Know Drugs and the Invincibility of Vancouver’s Landlord Aristocracy

Marvelling at terrible tippers and the straight faces of Conservative ideologues when they spew stupidity.

On Surveying the Damage, Re-Writing History and Cheap Booze on the Beach

Understanding 200 years of unchecked worldwide industrialization with a side of ice cream schadenfreude.

On the Paradox of Intolerance and Running Away from the USA

Sean link-checks fighting fascists, "very fine people" playing Call of Duty, and politicians preaching from positions of white privilege.

On the Biology of Good & Evil and It Being OK to Hate the Hell out of Nazis

Reactions from Charlottesville and preparing for a gathering of similarly-minded assholes at Vancouver's own City Hall.

On Harshing Seattle’s Mellow and Living Scared in Other People’s Bank Vaults

Sean links out to fishing spot mysteries and the history of foreign real estate investment in Vancouver.

On Picking the Wrong Gulf Island and Parking a Barge in Front of Chip Wilson’s Place

Sean Orr rewrites a headline or two while calling attention to tech angst, dead geese and the evolution of intelligence

On Newspapers Running Away from Downtown and the Global Epidemic of Vacant Homes

Sean Orr on overcooked trophy fish, the cringe-worthy Rolling Stone interview with Justin Trudeau, our eagerness to give the Saudis toys they don't deserve, and much more.

On Long Live the King of Strathcona and the Few Shits Gregor Gives About Affordability

Sean Orr wonders about the exit of the Premier, the ineptitude of the Mayor and the shortage of cooks...

On Superpower Futures And Vancouver’s Inability To House Its People

Sean Orr comments on Justin Trudeau cooking s'mores, how climate change could turn Canada into a Global superpower, more....

On Living In A Banana Smoothie Republic And The Future Of Football

"Maybe it has something to do with the fact that Donald Trump is president and he pulled out of the Paris Agreement, which was terrible anyway, while we are trapped in collective denial vis a vis scientific reticence as Gregor sits there in his fucking penthouse with a wood burning stove while literally thousands are dying in the streets and nobody can afford to live here."