Mike Duffy And George Costanza Share A Foolproof Legal Defence

Peter Landry | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Politics
Peter Landry

Duffy's defence -- which I will refer to as "The Costanza" -- may become a standard courtroom tactic should his lawyers succeed. This new legal principle would hold that one is innocent unless the law, social behaviour and even etiquette are explicitly explained in advance in each case.

What Frank Underwood and George Costanza Can Teach Us About Thinking

Ion Valis | Posted 05.08.2015 | Canada
Ion Valis

In the second episode of the current season of House of Cards (don't worry, no spoilers follow), Frank Underwood has an epiphany. Faced with a series of obstacles even his devious mind cannot defeat, he suddenly realizes that if he can't get the Congressional leadership "to do what they're dead-set against doing ... we have to reverse our thinking."

WATCH: Clement Makes Seinfeld Reference In House Of Commons

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada Politics

It was real and it was spectacular. A comparison between Parliament and a holiday popularized by “Seinfeld” added some comic relief to the Hou...

Seinfeld-Netflix Deal Would Cost More Than 'Nothing'

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 07.30.2014 | Canada Business

"The show is about nothing," said George. "Well, it's not about nothing," said Jerry. "No, it's about nothing," replied George. "Well, maybe in phi...

Seinfeld's Racism

Maya Roy | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada Living
Maya Roy

Us diversity nerds are not particularly surprised that Jerry Seinfeld finds talking about race, gender or sexuality as "anti-comedy" and dismisses it as "PC nonsense." After 20 years of whitewashing New York, the media is pushing him to be accountable for his narrow world view. At 59, Seinfeld is long past his comedy prime, with more innovative comics of the decade taking over the airwaves. All dinosaurs eventually become extinct. Not only is being racist unfunny -- at the end of the day it is just plain boring.

Sticky Situation: Regifting Dos and Don'ts

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

You are sure the neighbours did it with the Panettone. You suspect your brother-in-law did too, with the No Name golf balls. Now that Christmas is over and the pretty papers and beautiful bows are off, it's the season to regift. It may be acceptable if and when the following conditions apply.

NFL Players Not Wearing Cups? That's Nuts

Andy Juniper | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada
Andy Juniper

It seems more than a bit odd that, according to a probing piece in The New York Times, players do not protect those delicate, tender, highly sought-after jewels. Seriously, though: no cups? That's astonishing. I mean, they wear equipment to protect every other area. Why be more protective of the kidneys than the cookies? More protective of the noggin than the nuggets?

SavvyMom Roundup on Peeing, Playing and...A Dingo?

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 08.18.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

As the weather heats up, it seems world events keep getting wackier! A dingo, pee-filled swimming pools, David Cameron's lost child, a stress video and more. I saw some pretty good stuff last week. Here are the top five that got my attention.