TEA & TWO SLICES | On Jingo Journalism And Councillors Setting Themselves On Fire

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Jingo Journalism And Councillors Setting Themselves On Fire

by Sean Orr | Analysis paralysis: Vancouver municipal election campaigns cost almost $5 million but led to very little change on council. Hey man, the status quo ain’t cheap, and I ain’t complaining. Kirk LaPointe channels Biggie Smalls: It was…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Gregor’s Big Victory And Calling The DTES A “Failed Community”

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Gregor’s Big Victory And Calling The DTES A “Failed Community”

by Sean Orr | I voted neigh: Gregor Robertson re-elected mare of Vancouver. Oh, c’mon you kids! Quit horsing around! Analysis: Why Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson won. It turns out it was because “Vision clearly held the lead in pork…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Shitty Boyfriends And The Stench Of Burning Hair In Gastown

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Shitty Boyfriends And The Stench Of Burning Hair In Gastown

by Sean Orr | “I’m sorry about that thing that you are mad at me about…” said every shitty boyfriend ever. Mayor Gregor Robertson issues apology to Vancouver voters over criticisms. To be fair though, he didn’t really “issue” it,…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Following Orders & The Mayor Losing The Election On Purpose

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Following Orders & The Mayor Losing The Election On Purpose

by Sean Orr | What should be on the front page of every paper in BC: Homeless people’s life expectancy half of average in B.C.. Oh yeah, but “they all come here because of Vancouver’s temperate climate…” blah, blah, blah….

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Harper’s Jihad And Real Estate Developers Owning Our Futures

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Harper’s Jihad And Real Estate Developers Owning Our Futures

by Sean Orr | Well, my horoscope this week tells me to “just be content with your own viewpoint, and lighten up about proselytizing to others…” Something tells me that’s not going to happen… After all, Harper’s Plan Means Canada Will…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Big Oil & Medieval Attitudes Towards The Homeless Of Surrey

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Big Oil & Medieval Attitudes Towards The Homeless Of Surrey

by Sean Orr | So sayeth the inimitable Dr. Steve Brule: “Can’t find a job, work for free, dummy!” Unpaid work good experience: BoC governor. I did some research and found this photo of him. I mean, it’s just so terrifyingly close…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On  Winning The War On Drugs And NIMBYs Eating Their Young

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Winning The War On Drugs And NIMBYs Eating Their Young

by Sean Orr | Quality of life: Controversial Vancouver homeless plan for former Quality Inn draws huge crowds and ire. “Once the room reached capacity, about 85 people were left waiting in a line-up that stretched out the hotel door…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Bringing Out The Gimp For Ghomeshi & Galiano Island Brawls

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Bringing Out The Gimp For Ghomeshi & Galiano Island Brawls

by Sean Orr | To the surprise of no one, Harper Named World’s ‘Worst Climate Villain’ After Damning Report. He’s also been named the World’s Worst Regular Villain, too. To wit: Bill C-60: Tories Quietly Taking Control Of CBC, Group Alleges. It’s…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Rough Trade & The “Donnelly Group” Not Being So Bad After All

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Rough Trade & The “Donnelly Group” Not Being So Bad After All

by Sean Orr | A chance, perhaps, to gloat: Ottawa attack highlights differences in Canadian-American media coverage. It’s pretty depressing how we get super excited whenever the media does its job properly. “There was a deplorable lack of political opportunism, and…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Stampeding Idiots And The Terror Of Our Addiction To Hysteria

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Stampeding Idiots And The Terror Of Our Addiction To Hysteria

by Sean Orr | A different kind of blowback: Ottawa shooter lived in Vancouver’s DTES. Let’s talk terror. Not the terror of Islamic fundamentalism, but the terror of mental health that surrounds us everyday. Not politically motivated terror, but the…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On NIMBYs Whining, Rezoning Shaughnessy, And Cleaning Birds

TEA & TWO SLICES | On NIMBYs Whining, Rezoning Shaughnessy, And Cleaning Birds

by Sean Orr | Our puritanical past future? Candidate for Burnaby mayor promises to ban kissing, holding hands in public. “Perhaps I don’t know what I’m talking about, but once I’m getting in I have to figure it out…” Sounds…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Flipping Houses & Always Believing The Person In Dreadlocks

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Flipping Houses & Always Believing The Person In Dreadlocks

by Sean Orr | Hooray! Vancouver wins injunction to evict homeless campers from Oppenheimer Park. So now they can go back to sleeping on benches and under bridges! Update: VPD to wear body cameras when ensuring campers clear out of Oppenheimer…

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