Entries by Angelina Chapin from 03/2012

Gawking at Makeup-Less Celebs Makes Us Look Ugly

| Posted 03.15.2012 | Canada Style

When I saw the pictures of a makeup-less Faith Hill going viral this week, that high school girl in me cringed. Making fun of somebody's natural face is as sinister as making fun of the kid with acne. That is to say, it is a mean, childish, bully tactic.

This American Lie: Why Ira Glass Had to Apologize

| Posted 03.18.2012 | Canada

Glass was absolutely right to devote an entire episode of This American Life to apologizing for fabricated material that aired on his show. Why? Think of your own relationships. When you find out someone important to you lied, what happens? You start to question other things.

Budget Sounds Like Mumbo-Jumbo? We're Here to Help

| Posted 03.29.2012 | Canada Politics

Budget news came down the Parliamentary stairway with Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Stephen Harper sharing in a laugh while reporters furiously thumbed their blackberries, shoved mics in politcians' faces, or yelled, "Tweet that!" in newsrooms (as we did at HuffPostCanada). Feeling a little bombarded with info? We thought you might be.