Month: June 2009

ISLAND PROFILE: COMOX LAKE

As a teenager growing up in the Comox Valley, Comox Lake was synonymous with lake parties and Lucky beer. However, it was also the setting for handfuls of childhood memories – everything from swimming to boating to picnics… Read More

CHICKEN-CHICKEN

Auntie Andrea bought her nephew a “chicken-chicken” and judging by this video, I think it’s rather obvious he likes it. It’s not unusual for him to get so excited about it that the toy will go flying four… Read More

JENNY LEWIS IS MY HOMEGIRL

Here’s Jenny Lewis’s newest music video. There are few things I hate in music videos as much as literal imagery, but I hesitate to be in any way critical of Jenny. What I do enjoy is how youthful… Read More

IT’S A RICH MAN’S WORLD

When Peter Griffin’s welfare cheque on Family Guy was accidentally written out for $150,000 instead of $150, he built a moat around his home and rented the Statue of David. The kids of The OC spent cash like… Read More

THIS IS WHAT LOU REED SANG ABOUT

Australian writer Germaine Greer once said “The essence of pleasure is spontaneity.” Surely she must have experienced a weekend on Vancouver Island. Since Andrea was planning meet up with a friend of hers in the Comox Valley and… Read More