Monthly Archives: May 2011

Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending June 6th

You may recall, dear readers, a few weeks ago when I posted how I had been ripped off by this guy on Craigslist – http://ow.ly/5678i – well we had a little fun with it and there was a bit of anger … Continue reading

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What to watch?

Hey it looks to be another crappy weather weekend (it’s actually hailing right now!). If you can’t think of what you might want to watch, here’s a few suggestions; A Somewhat Gentle Man Client 9 :Rise and Fall of Eliot … Continue reading

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Withnail and Star Wars

Who doesn’t love Withnail and I? And I’m sure that you’ve heard of Star Wars. Check this out. Very funny…http://www.boingboing.net/2011/05/27/star-wars-meets-with.html

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To 3-D or not to 3-D, that is the question

I recently managed to crawl out of my hovel to take in a feature film at the local theatre (The Rio – love the Rio, my favorite movie house in town!). Thor in 3-D was the night’s offering. I must … Continue reading

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Mum’s nails

Gus’ friend Max: “Hey Gus, what’s this for?” Gus: ” That’s what my mom uses to sharpen her fingernails”.

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Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending May 30th

Alright, enough with the talk of businesses closing and what not. Time to welcome a few new shops to the hoods. On Cambie we have a fine (hopefully it’s fine – haven’t tried it yet) new little restaurant called Pronto … Continue reading

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Oh, Lars

I imagine that you’ve heard about the controversy at Cannes involving famed director Lars Von Trier. Something about nazis and shit. Here’s the video clip of the press conference. The best part is watching Kirsten Dunst’s reaction to Von Trier’s … Continue reading

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The Dune that never was

Here’s an interesting piece on what could have been one crazy freakin’ movie, Jordorowsky’s adaptation of Dune (that David Lynch made a mess out of)…Apparently there’s a documentary in the works about this… http://io9.com/5802016/alejandro-jodorowskys-never+made-adaptation-of-dune-is-getting-a-documentary

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Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending May 23rd

It’s really quite amazing – not the good kind of amazing unfortunately – to see what has transpired in the first five months of 2011 with regards to this business. Since the beginning of the year no less than ten … Continue reading

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Eat plants

Here’s a trailer for a new doc that tells us what we already know – eat more plants, less meat and dairy and we’ll be all a lot healthier. I’m all for that. http://www.forksoverknives.com/

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