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“Simpsons” actor Harry Shearer speaking against AirBnB & other short term rentals

September 6, 2016

“Simpsons” actor Harry Shearer speaking against AirBnB & other short term rentals

A brilliant speech to a New Orleans City Council hearing on AirBnB and short term rentals in general. As Best of New Orleans reported:

Comedian and actor Harry Shearer was among the opponents speaking against short-term rentals, calling its proponents and rental owners speaking in the first half of the meeting “a parade of happy scofflaws.”

“What other business can I start in the privacy of my home?” he joked.

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Textile design animation by Gavin Edwards, sound by Thomas Williams

November 2, 2013

Textile design animation by Gavin Edwards, sound by Thomas Williams

The short film “Textile” was inspired by the exhibition Post War British Textiles at Copenhagen Design Museum. Gavin Edwards, the filmmaker, tells me that the idea was to bring the patterns to life with the aid of motion graphics in a dynamic and intriguing way.

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Over 1000 dolphins escort ferry near Vancouver

Over 1000 dolphins escort ferry near Vancouver

Great video shot on Hallowe’en, October 31, 2013. Over 1000 dolphins swim alongside a BC Ferries vessel on its way to Vancouver through Georgia Strait.

CBC report confirms they’re Pacific white-sided dolphins which usually congregate farther out to sea.

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this party just took a turn for the douche

April 18, 2013

Went to a bar tonight that used to be great, a neighbourhood bar in the old Arts Club Theatre. What happened? 14 sports TV screens happened, a contempo remodel, and all the clientele that comes with that stuff.

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CBC’s Wab Kinew on First Nations Stereotypes

September 27, 2012

CBC’s Wab Kinew on First Nations Stereotypes

Great video from CBC’s George Stromboulopoulos show and its Soap Box series. It’s “5 First Nations Stereotypes” by the entertaining Wab Kinew.

Wab, host of the Doc Zone series 8th Fire, is also a CBC News Winnipeg reporter on CBC Television, and a hip-hop artist, named by the Winnipeg Free Press as one of the top artists to watch from Manitoba.

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