VANCOUVER LEXICON | Blandcouver

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Blandcouver

Blandcouver | Nickname | A reference to Vancouver's lack of cosmopolitan flair and subsequent failure to behave like the world class city that we constantly strive to be. Also the Twitter handle of "a group of tech & media curmudgeons who love Vancouver but think sometimes the people in this town need a friendly punch in the stomach." Usage: "Yeah, sorry. The Skytrain shuts down at 1am. Welcome to Blandcouver."

GOODS: “Tinhorn Creek” Owner/Winemaker Sandra Oldfield Launching Harvest #TinChat

GOODS: “Tinhorn Creek” Owner/Winemaker Sandra Oldfield Launching Harvest #TinChat

The GOODS from Tinhorn Creek Oliver, BC | Tinhorn Creek’s Sandra Oldfield (@SandraOldfield) will host a weekly one-hour Twitter chat (#tinchat) about the… more 

Does Our Foodie Twittersphere Suck Or Is It Just The Tweets?

Does Our Foodie Twittersphere Suck Or Is It Just The Tweets?

by Matt Shea | I have some foodie co-workers and blogger friends whose sense of social balance has been upset by their incessant tweeting and retweeting. An… more 

DHM’s “The Oxford” In Yaletown Gets Dry Run Slaps On Twitter…

DHM’s “The Oxford” In Yaletown Gets Dry Run Slaps On Twitter…

Remember Shaken Not Stirred, the unbelievably cheesily named restaurant at 1144 Howe Street in Yaletown that had Ian Fleming barfing in his grave? Well, our… more 

Anti-Foodie: 1st Annual Frisco Bacon Camp Tweet Up Nerd Fest

Anti-Foodie: 1st Annual Frisco Bacon Camp Tweet Up Nerd Fest

I can agree with those who wrap bacon up in words of love, because its probably the best tasting thing on earth. I've eaten bacon chocolate, sipped bacon… more 

Anti-Foodie: Introducing The Tea Kettle Designed For Virgins…

Anti-Foodie: Introducing The Tea Kettle Designed For Virgins…

by [Anti-Foodie] | Can you believe this is actually real? It's a tea kettle that's been specifically designed for people with tiny penises and no friends. The… more 

Anti-Foodie: The Case Of The Cupcake Queen And The Camera

Anti-Foodie: The Case Of The Cupcake Queen And The Camera

via Scout Flickr Pool | Contribute by [Anti-Foodie] | Sick to death of foodies? I know I am. Where did they all of a sudden come from, anyway? The rise of the… more 

Scout Foreign & Domestic: The Penalty Box Green Men Edition

Scout Foreign & Domestic: The Penalty Box Green Men Edition

The internet is a busy, messed up place (just look at yourselves). Here are this morning's surging stories both foreign and domestic. Feast deep and long… more 

Dear Noob, Sit on my Facebook & I’ll whack you up the Twitter…

Dear Noob, Sit on my Facebook & I’ll whack you up the Twitter…

In his book Voltaire's Bastards, Canuck philosopher John Ralston Saul likes to opine on the "cult of expertise", the stunted system that modern, industrial… more 

Iran’s New Revolution Today, In 140 Tragic Characters Or Less…

Iran’s New Revolution Today, In 140 Tragic Characters Or Less…

As per his Friday prayer speech in Tehran yesterday, the Ayatollah is clearly siding with Ahmadinejad, opening the road for what I fear might be the brutal… more 

Twitter Is Evil And It Must Be Stopped Part 2

Twitter Is Evil And It Must Be Stopped Part 2

If you enjoyed this clip then you've probably wondered if in a year from now you'll be able to look yourself in the mirror after giving in and jumping on the… more 

Social Media And The Mumbai Terror Attacks

Social Media And The Mumbai Terror Attacks

From CNN: It was the day social media appeared to come of age and signaled itself as a news gathering force to be reckoned with. The minute news broke of the… more 

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