The Latest From David Menzies
September 04, 2016
Herky the Hawk is the University of Iowa’s mascot and has been since 1948. But a professor at the university thinks Herky should be put out to pasture and it isn’t even a “cultural appropriation” thing this time.
September 03, 2016
Remember the flak the Harper Conservatives received from Justin Trudeau five years ago regarding the language used in Canada’s Citizenship Guide? Specifically, that phrase condemning barbarism?
August 29, 2016
Is there anything left to say about Aaron Driver, the would-be homegrown jihadist now en route to meet his maker? There is indeed an epilogue for the sorry saga of the Strathroy bomber and it has to do with what to do with his corpse.
August 28, 2016
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder and that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. These two adages come to mind when I consider those naked Donald Trump statues popping up in various U.S. cities.
August 27, 2016
Did you hear the one about the couple dressed in Victorian clothing who went to a Victorian-themed garden park in Victoria, B.C. and were ejected from the park because they were too Victorian?
August 26, 2016
According to the New York City Commission on Human Rights, there are more than two genders. There are thirty-one, to be exact.
August 21, 2016
I have a question for anyone from ISIS, ISIL, Daesh, the Taliban, or any other paramilitary organization and/or lone wolves affiliated with the Religion of Peace who may be watching: What is it that you’re fighting for?
August 20, 2016
I’m thinking about suing the Ryerson School of Journalism. By this stage in my career, I thought I’d be a senior correspondent with Fox News. Since I’m not, I think Ryerson owes me an apology — and a cheque.
August 15, 2016
The other day I beamed down to my local post office and was greeted by a vast display featuring stamps, posters, booklets and postcards, all bearing a Star Trek theme.
August 14, 2016
It didn’t take long for a shameful diplomatic incident to occur at the Rio Games. It happened prior to the opening ceremony (which might be an Olympic record) when a group of Lebanese athletes blocked an Israeli delegation from boarding a bus en route to the stadium.