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50 Things to Make with a Broken Hockey Stick

By Peter Manchester

From the days when proto-humans lashed animal jawbones to sticks and whacked wildebeest-poop slapshots in Olduvai Arena to today's super-high-tech computer-assisted extravaganzas, one by-product of the hockey game has gone unnoticed and untapped. Until now . ..

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A Brief History of Oversharing

By Shawn Hitchins
Narrator Shawn Hitchins

 

Musings from a “one-man flash mob” (Toronto Star)

Comedian Shawn Hitchins explores his irreverent nature in this debut collection of essays. Hitchins doesn’t shy away from his failures or celebrate his mild successes — he sacrifices them for an audience’s amusement. ... Read more

A Very Stable Genius

By Mike Luckovich

 

How do you poke fun at a man who’s so absurd he practically satirizes himself? Even two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning cartoonist Mike Luckovich admits it’s been a challenge covering the Cheeto-in-Chief in his internationally syndicated political cartoons. But Mike rose ... Read more

Accidental Genius

By Keith Garebian

Using many right-wing extremists in North America (which means, in effect, weird Republicans), Garebian takes well-known utterances of egregious political, social, and cultural atrocity and present them as if they were modern poems deserving of serious academic consideration. ... Read more

Adult Child of Hippies

By Willow Yamauchi

Do you have a name such as Willow, River, Oak or Sunshine? Have you ever lived on a commune, or done yoga naked with your family? If yes, then you are an Adult Child of Hippies (ACOH). Adult Children of Hippies grew up in extreme conditions: eating sprouts, and lugging herbal ... Read more

Adventures with Ollie

By Adrian Chamberlain

Vancouver Islander Adrian Chamberlain always wanted a Porsche. When that turned out to be too expensive, he got a pug puppy instead. Adventures with Ollie is a collection of vignettes describing his family? exploits with a headstrong, playful pug named Ollie. Adrian describes ... Read more

Angloman

By Mark Shainblum
Illustrated by Gabriel Morrissette

Angloman—in reality Eaton M. McGill, insurance underwriter for SunLife—is your typical, everyday superhero, bigger than life, champion of bilingualism and tolerance, and dumber than a post. Angloman's secret base of operations is the Fortress of Two Solitudes. He is joined ... Read more

Angloman 2

By Mark Shainblum
Illustrated by Gabriel Morrissette

He's Québec's best-known ethnic minority superhero. He spent 22 weeks on the Montreal Gazette bestseller list and received rave reviews from everybody from La Presse to The Toronto Star to Geist. He's Angloman, and he's back for another parody-rich romp through the surrealistic ... Read more

Anne of Green Gables vs. G.I. Joe

By Allan Gould

Was it better that our ancestors chose to migrate to Canada, or should they have gone to the U.S.? Snow and ice and high taxes? Or unaffordable health care, guns in kindergarten, and great weather? And didn`t they have to film the hit movie Chicago in Canada because we had the ... Read more