Listening to the radio

There I was in bed this morning, while listening to the radio and contemplating starting my day, when a piece came on Metro Morning about Sean Avery — a professional NHL Hockey player — “coming out” in support of Gay Marriage. Instantly something didn’t sit right with me. Wasn’t this the same clown who, a couple years back, made some borderline misogynistic remarks concerning his “sloppy seconds” and a fellow player?

Now he’s supporting, publicly no less, Gay Marriage? Don’t get me wrong, it’s a good thing he’s stepping up to lend his support for such a cause, but remember who it’s coming from. Where sexism resides it’s hard to believe homophobia isn’t a close neighbour, if not a completely welcomed room mate.

I’ll take that for what it’s worth, which isn’t much, thanks…

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The Dark Knight

I saw The Dark Knight last week. Honestly I’m not to familiar with the hype surrounding this film, I do, however remember hearing is it set an opening weekend box office dollar amount record or some such shit. Is there a bigger mark of irrelevancy today than the amount of money any given film brings in as a sign of it’s quality?

It’s rare to see a blockbuster Hollywood film these days that has been built on a well thought out and carefully planned story. Not to mention the special effects being used to augment a plot and not carry the poor bastard.

This is definitely one of those films that absolutely demolishes that modern day stereotype… Continue reading The Dark Knight