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February 8, 2018 – 3:07 pm | Edit Post

Montreal is the laughing stock of North America when it comes to infrastructure management. Specifically, a legacy of corruption, short-sighted planning, and the sheer incompetence of its political leadership have hobbled one of the largest cities on the continent when it comes to managing traffic and attracting international investment. To this we can now add the hubris of newly-elected Montreal mayor Valerie Plante and Plateau-Mont-Royal borough mayor Luc Ferrandez in deciding to close Mount Royal to automobile traffic in the spring of 2018.

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Bill Withers, Or Forgetting What It’s Like To Love Making Music

April 15, 2015 – 5:36 pm | Edit Post
Bill Withers 1976

There’s no such thing as an ‘overnight sensation’ in music.

Microsoft Ends Extended Warranty Coverage for the Zune

January 27, 2011 – 6:52 pm | Edit Post
Microsoft Ends Extended Warranty Coverage for the Zune

I’m the kind of person who is somewhat hard on his or her personal digital devices, which is why I bought an extended warranty for my Zune 120 after the original warranty ran out.

Madonna’s Music – 10 Years Later

July 5, 2010 – 8:19 pm | Edit Post

One of the most oft-used clichés associated with Madonna’s prodigious musical output has been the declaration that she is a ‘cultural chameleon’ who is capable of morphing her own sound to mimic and match the popular trends emerging around her.