The Massacre of Mankind

Posted on October 9th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “None of it seemed real to me, and the more I thrust myself into these foolish adventures, the more unreal it felt, a puppet show on the slope of a volcano. I kept thinking of those striking words Walter had used in his Narrative, to catch the mood of the last days he and […]

KW Symphony’s “The Firebird”

Posted on October 5th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

I attended the KW Symphony’s concert titled “The Firebird.” It was the 1st concert in their 2019-20 season, so they started with “O Canada.” Here’s the program: Kikimora, op. 63 — Anatoi Liadov Sinfonia concertante for violoncello & Orchestra, op. 125 — Serge Prokofiev The Enchanted Lake, op. 62 — Anatoi Liadov Suite (1919 version) […]

Whose Line is it Anyway? (season 15)

Posted on October 5th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “10 out of 10 beauticians agree that if you tell your girlfriend she drew her eyebrows too high she’ll look surprised.” Whose Line is it Anyway? season 15, aired in 2019 Wayne sings a song with Chris Hardwicke about a substitute teacher in the style of fantasy metal. They show you the world’s worst […]

Late Night

Posted on October 4th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “I hope I earned the privilege of your time.” Late Night, released in 2019 Katherine has been the host of a late night talk show for many years, but ratings have been declining — and her boss just told her that this is her last year. Her husband Walter suggests that if she wants […]

Yesterday

Posted on October 4th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “What I’m offering you is the great and glorious poisoned chalice of money and fame.” Yesterday, released in 2019 Jack’s music career isn’t going anywhere so he decides to quit. When the lights go out all around the world for 12 seconds, he gets hit by a bus. Afterwards he realizes that he’s the […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 6)

Posted on October 3rd, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “We’re about to do something that no judge on any talent show has ever done before. No judge on any show, really. We’re going to do a trick, and we’re going to let someone else judge us. And we’re not just going to let anyone judge us, we’re going to let ourselves be judged […]

Star Trek: TNG — The Buried Age

Posted on October 2nd, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “We must learn to accept that we were simply not meant to succeed at everything. We must accept our failures… and we must forgive ourselves for them. Otherwise… we may become so obsessed with our efforts to repair our mistakes that we are blinded to other priorities and end up causing more harm.” Star […]

Toronto Zoo

Posted on September 27th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

I visited the Toronto Zoo — I think of this visit as a preview. Next time I go I’ll go on a day when I can devote the whole day to it, and when it’s a bit cooler.

Niagara Falls

Posted on September 27th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

I visited Niagara Falls, which I hadn’t been to in decades. It’s one of the wonders of the world.

Ottawa & Gatineau Park

Posted on September 27th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

I visited a few nice spots in Ottawa with my friend James, and we also did some hiking in Gatineau Park. We hiked around Pink Lake — the last time we did that it was completely foggy.