On the Triumph of Ignorance and Remembering the Lazy Millennials of the 1970s

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr opines on opinions and imagines the new St. Paul's hospital under water.

On Leaders Fabricating Urgent Needs and Dreaming of Wealth Redistributed

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr mourns a music legend and sees the speculation tax working.

On Dashing Through the Snow and Elections That Aren’t Worth Hacking

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr smells old seafood sauce and applauds adverse weather ingenuity.

On Skytraining Vancouver’s Poor to Point Grey and the Gullibility of Medieval Conservatives

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean finds art gallery workers on strike and cabin owners paying their fair share of taxes.

On Not Feeling Bad for House Flippers and Making Wagers on The Narrow’s Future

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr salutes a good Super Bowl ad and worries about fragile white dudes.

On Giving Opium Tea a Try and Having Little in Common With Alberta

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean hears tell of wealthy teenagers and goes all-in on the second coming of Svend.

On Larceny in the Legislature and Making the Empty Homes Tax Hurt So Good

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds a local cop with de-escalation training and bad decisions in Saanich.

On the Prodigious Slime of Hagfish and Waiting For Socialism by Royal Decree

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr looks at Canada's left vs. the American left and wades into the waters of rent control.

On Scandalous Wood Chippers and Driving Our Cars Around the Seawall

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean finds a cow he respects and a doctored photograph that spells doom for our future.

On Sympathy for Alberta and the Kinds of People Who Complain About Public Art

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns of public art debates and envisions a task for the Soldiers of Odin.

On Terrifying Mannequin Heads and the Effectiveness of ‘Yuppies Go Home’ Graffiti

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns of casinos being casinos and visiting Kentucky senators.

On Cutting Down Trees for Better Views and Respecting Protesters By Arresting Them

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr lambasts the PM's performance and listens to the radio...from space.

On the Pacific Northwest Accent and Sending in the Mounties to Protect Glaciers

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds false equivalencies and new metaphors for the state of Vancouver.

On Imitating San Francisco and Life in the Age of People Who Film Their Soup

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr dives into the chowder and goes for a cruise on a heroic barge.

On Paying Mr. Grinch’s Mortgage and Terrible Newspapers Being Terrible

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns of BC Ferries heroism and Canada's crisis of confidence.

On Protestant Work Ethic Mutations and the Joy of Washing Dishes

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds his UK doppelgänger and gets a local geography lesson.

On Wishing Pot Was Illegal Again and Shaming a Rental ‘Task Force’ That Shafts Renters

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean hears 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' too many times and pines for free dental coverage.

On Understanding the Otter and Suffering Vancouver’s New Apartment Architecture

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean finds cops carrying big guns and rich academics lecturing the poor.

On ‘Old Stock’ Canadians and Lethal Injections for Fentanyl Dealers

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns that Canada is a tinderbox for populism and white fragility is real.

On Laundering Billions and Laughing at Developers’ Opposition to Rent Control

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr ponders the fate of settler-colonial fish and the death of a giant.

On Heroic Otters Eating Out and Asking Chip Wilson All the Right Questions

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean learns of lines poorly drawn and people rage-throwing their own poop.

On Raking BC’s Forests and Making Do in a World Bereft of Meaning

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns about lower body surgeries and discovers that Stephen Harper is still lame.

On Politicians Expressing Their Wokeness and Grandpa’s Thoughts on Millennials

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr chides a local broadcaster and wonders at conservatives going fact-free.

On Luxurious Losses and the Downtown Eastside Somehow Still ‘Shocking’ Newspapers

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns of Olympic promises and how hard it can be to pretend to be poor.

On Throwing Shade and It Being So Much Easier to Blame Everything on Foreigners

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr scans boring housing arguments and wonders at the worth of referendums.

On the Rules Not Applying to Drake and Developers Seeing Vancouver as a Blank Canvas

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr gets wind of failed hashtags and the world being a better place without the rich.

On Negotiating With Slumlords and Powerful British Columbians Afraid of Losing Power

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr wonders at the Pro Rep's "No" side and some architectural history in Japantown.

On Revolutionary Memes and Conservatives Capturing the Teen Vogue Vote

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr ponders Trump's end and wonders at Trudeau's lack of political courage.