Posts tagged ‘culture’

Stuff the French don’t go in for

Face cloths Base board electric heating Automatic cars Ice in soft drinks Clothes dryers Hand sanitizer stations Paper towels in public washrooms Room temperature towels Chocolate…

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Important Movies Shot North of the Border

The other day I saw this neat map on Reddit. It’s supposed to show movies that best illustrate each of the fifty states. I got to…

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Did the Conservatives’ Arts Strategy Backfire?

Back in August, I mentioned the Conservative government’s cuts to arts programs, and their controversial grab for greater control over funding for film and TV production.…

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We Don’t Hear From the Moderates Enough

My friend Gillian linked to this engrossing story of the Miracle Theater in Pigeon Forge, “a stunning musical recreation of the life of Christ told in…

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Cultural Nuances of the World

Quite by accident, I stumbled upon (not, I should clarify, StumbledUpon) this old-school page which appears to be a first-year sociology project. It’s a big list…

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Selling Your Used CDs Online in Canada

Later this month, we’re going to put our apartment up for sale. Subsequently, we’re leaving the country for six months, taking only a couple of suitcases.…

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