Holy blog break Batman!!

So I broke the cardinal rule, I left my blog unattended for months on end. My apologies to the blog gods, and to Martin Waxman, who taught me so well about blogging… I clearly chose to ignore his wise words. I started this blog as a project for a class at the U of T…

“The New Underclass”

The New Underclass, an article published by Maclean’s, was one of the original inspirations for my blog topic, and as such I think it is fitting that I finally get around to a post about it. I first discovered the article when I moseyed into the kitchen one morning in search of some coffee. I…

The Christmas Party Spiel

How do conversations at your cocktail or holiday parties usually go? If they’re anything like mine, it starts out with a “great to see you, how are you? how’s the family?”, and then (especially if your partner in conversation is an aunt, uncle, family friend, or parent of a friend) the inevitable question arrives… “What…

Hello blogworld!

Blog. What is a blog? As a member of the “millenial” generation I am pretty embarassed to be so inactive in the “blogosphere”. Well, today that comes to an end, as I join the world of the published and create my very own blog. The inspiration for this blog comes from the culmination of three…