Same Old Controversy: American Gun Control

In case nothing jumped off the page while you were scanning Google News today, there was another mass shooting in the U.S. This time in Oregon, a state known for it's liberal tendencies. I know, nothing new or interesting here. Shootings in America have become so commonplace, so old hat, so expected, they're receiving the [...]

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Trump “Late Show” Host’s Best Interview Yet

Today, the world woke up to a few videos of Donald Trump's meet n' greet with the Great Stephen Colbert. The event was nothing short of monumental, as the right-wing billionaire was given a chance to discuss some pressing issues with a primarily liberal audience. You can watch snippets of the interview from Colbert's YouTube Channel. [...]

Should I Bother Voting?

I often wonder about the state of our political system...and I'm not alone. Every year, billions of dollars are pumped into attack ads, slander campaigns and those little eraser-less pencils that are designed to help Canada choose its next Alpha (The Prime Minister) and Omega (Deputy Prime Minister). You gotta love the democratic process. Realistically, we [...]

Why Everyone Should Miss Jon Stewart

This past week, a comedic great left our TVs, laptops, iPhones, iPads, Kindles, GameBoys and everything else people own that has a screen. Which is sad, because he lit all of 'em up. The New Jersey native redefined the comedic genre when he took over for Craig Kilborn as Daily Show host in 1999, mastering a [...]

The Dalai Lama is Yoda

I've been reading My Spiritual Journey lately, a novel written by the Dalai Lama—Buddhism's spiritual leader. And I gotta say, the guy has some solid points about how life should be lived. First off, he preaches an interdependence of all living things. Basically, he means that everything is connected and we as human beings are intertwined with the natural [...]

Nestle’s CEO confirmed as inspiration for Next Bond Villain

A few months ago Chairman and former Nestle CEO Peter Brabeck-Letmathe uttered something that will remain in the public eye for years to come—and for good reason. Claiming that water isn't a human right, the Austrian billionaire confirmed he's serving as the inspiration for actor Christoph Waltz's Bond villain in the next 007 film: Spectre. Unfortunately, novelist Ian Fleming declined to comment on [...]

Trump ’16-It Could Happen

Was it really only 11 years ago that Donald Trump hosted Saturday Night Live? In one famous sketch on the April 3rd broadcast, The Apprentice star appeared on a parody of Regis & Kelly (Darrell Hammond & Amy Poehler) to plug his new book. In it, he jokes about how the mere presence of his face on any network significantly [...]