FACEBOOK FATIGUE I play tennis, volleyball, slowpitch and fastpitch softball and it’s amazing my left thumb still functions. I’ve managed to avoid thumb injuries on the courts and fields. But, I use said digit to scroll and scroll and scroll my iPad screen through dozens of Facebook posts and Twitter tweets. Share or repost this. No. There’s a good chance someone
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When I was 9 years old and living in the (then) Toronto suburb of Scarborough I was chowing down on Chinese food with my parents, and an East Indian family. Our host was a man named Joe Pereira. Joe and my Dad, Joseph O’Mara, became friends after being coworkers at a Scarborough insurance company. I didn’t think much about it
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What do Jean-Luc Picard, Willy Wonka, the Dos Equis guy, Ned Stark and Chris Rock have in common? Their images are used in memes to underscore feelings of shock, outrage, sarcasm or condescension, often out of context. Chris Rock is one of my favourite comedians. He’s sharp. Somehow I don’t think he gives a hoot about Baby It’s Cold Outside,
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