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TWO WEEKS IN NOVA SCOTIA COULD LEAD TO A NOVA YOU

June 23rd, 2017

I spent most of the last 2 weeks in Nova Scotia, first in Halifax and then at my brother’s place in the Annapolis Valley, blissfully taking a break from the news and getting back in touch with my Irish-Scottish roots (i.e. drinking Irish whisky and Scottish Scotch)

For those not aware, Nova Scotia actually means “New Scotland” in Latin and “Scotia” is the original Roman name for “Ireland”. Hence, I spent my downtime honouring the origins of the region in the most comprehensive liquid way I could (I also drank Roman wine)

And sometimes, that’s all you have to do …

Dear Dads

June 16th, 2017

Dear Dads,

As a recent addition to your ranks (I’ve been one of you for 2 years, 9 months and 16 days as I type this) I have to ask, do all of you like dadhood as much as I do?

I mean sure, there are times when I feel like I’m in a little over my head. Like when my now 2 year, 9 month and 16 day old daughter asked me a while back “daddy, what’s that thing outside of your vagina?” Then there are the times when I am in WAY over my head, like when she …

WHY I’M DRIVEN AGAINST SELF-DRIVING CARS  (AND AM BECOMING MY DAD)

June 9th, 2017

I saw an ad by Lexus that made me think this week. Not about buying a Lexus mind you (it’s just an overpriced Toyota) but about driving in general.

The basic thought behind it was, “drive while you still can”, because self-driving cars are just around the corner and will be here, well, as soon as they figure out how to get around that corner I guess.

Which got me thinking “would I want to buy a self-driving car?” Which was immediately followed by, “no goddamn way!” Followed by “shit, I’m becoming my dad.”

Look I get that self-driving cars …