Thursday, December 27, 2012
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Friday, December 7, 2012
We remember Sally when she won her Oscar. Her speech started with, " They like me, they really like me!"
Vancouver is the Sally Field of Cities. Let any group, anywhere, select Vancouver as a top city for anything, and the media gush. It becomes front page material.
Oh wait, we are.
Posted by David Berner at 8:31 PM
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Of course, being a prolific and inspired and constantly toiling musician, Dave Brubeck was much more than Blue Rondo a la Turk and Take Five.
Nevertheless, these two tunes are iconic and blazed into our finger-snapping consciousness.
Here is the New York times thorough obit.
Posted by David Berner at 8:25 AM
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
READ ALL ABOUT IT!
DOCS HAVE BRAIN WAVE!
In what passes for newspapers these days, this shocking revelation was carried across the country this morning:
"Doctors in Canada are so skittish about the medical use of marijuana that a third of MDs who have been asked to endorse a patient’s access to the drug never agree to it, a Canadian Medical Association survey suggests.
Another 25 per cent of doctors who responded to the survey said they would “seldom” be willing to support a patient’s access to medicinal pot; 64 per cent are worried that patients who request medical marijuana may only want it to get high."
Posted by David Berner at 9:07 AM