August 2010

Actually, I’m All Aghast

by Joey deVilla on August 31, 2010

Seen at the “Food from the UK” booth at the Canadian National Exhibition last night:

Packages of "Uncle Joe's Mint Balls", which have the slogan "Keep you all aglow"


What More Could You Want?

by Joey deVilla on August 28, 2010

It’s a pretty complete offering, in my opinion:

Painted sign on an exterior wall: "Internet & Tacos"

Click the photo to see it at full size.

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Good Breakfast, Bad Breakfast

by Joey deVilla on August 27, 2010

In case you didn’t know:

breakfast good bad


Strange Things are Afoot in My ‘Hood

by Joey deVilla on August 23, 2010

meat mischief

Pictured above: a snapshot taken last week of the neighbourhood paper at my local café. Meat mischief? Cat hoarding? What’s going on here?

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Cee-Lo’s Funky New Tune: “F**k You”

by Joey deVilla on August 21, 2010

Cee-Lo Green’s upcoming anthem for the dumped, Fuck You, may not be radio-friendly, but it sure is catchy:

I get the feeling that this is going to be a big R&B / alt-rock crossover hit, in the same way that Outkast’s Hey Ya was.


Why You Should Keep Your Facebook Profile Private

by Joey deVilla on August 20, 2010

A hilarious worst-case scenario involving Facebook and a job interview. Contains some weird adult situations, which is why it’s so funny:

Found via Gizmodo.

This article also appears in Global Nerdy.


Last Night at Loser Karaoke

by Joey deVilla on August 20, 2010

Another Thursday, another evening at "Loser Karaoke", the karaoke night at the cheap and cheerful Tequila Sunrise where a lot of people from Accordion City’s social music scene belt out tunes.

My number last night was the Violent Femmes’ two-chord anthem, Add It Up. Ethan Hawke ruined the song in Reality Bites, and it’s my duty to take it back:

[Flash 10 is required to watch video]

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