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The Week Without Poutine - January 19

Posted by Luc / January 18, 2011

HM_ARC_001885-001.jpg If last week's (and first ever!) The Week Without Poutine taught me anything, it's that certain Montreal bloggers have some serious Google Alerts set up for whenever their name or blog is mentioned. I'm talking like 20-minutes-after-I-posted-it serious.

In other news, our plight to rid the site of the evil Jeremy seems to be working, as he was booted off the podcast this week. I'm sure all you "Luc Lovers" from this summer's podcast comment feed are yearning for my return, but alas I will have to decline the invitation to rejoin the podcast that I know Jeremy is all-too-shy to send me.

Since you would never cheat on Midnight Poutine, here's what you missed this week (this is kind of like your girlfriend showing you her hot friends you're never allowed to talk to):


hotel-de-ville.jpg I could name you 100% more Montreal Canadiens players than I could current Montreal politicians, and I Habsolutely hate that team (see what I did there). But apparently we have an obscene amount of City Councilors compared to other Canadian cities (but not the Euros).

In December, some folks went up to Tremblant to ski for 24 hours to raise money for Sick and at Risk Children (think of 24 hours of Le Mans but for a cause), and Volkswagen tagged along to...well to record children's voice and blast them over the loudspeakers while people skied. It's a great cause and all, but also kind of terrifying. Like Saruman voice on the wind while the Fellowship tries to climb Caradhras.


D-and-Blonde-460x258.jpg This column reveals how much I don't know about anything at all. This time it's art. Everything is screaming at me that this is cool and wonderful in some way, but at the end of the day by caveman mind only sees a person in a blanket. Or a wet fortune cookie.


marie-giro-600x400.jpg What geniuses they are. A whole article on bar tips, such as avoid weird people and know what you want to drink before approaching the bar! What's in store next week? "Trucs pour bien traverse la rue"? "Trucs pour eviter de porter des pantalons rouge et un chandail rouge en meme temps"?



  • NON-MONTREAL BLOG POST OF THE WEEK
Seventh-Grade Steelers Fan Sent Home From School - Uproxxx/WithLeather dogfort-original.jpg I love the Uproxxx Network. They are all over what's happening on the net this week, from the Dog Fort Meme to Ken Jennings getting schooled by Hal from 2001. But the best story they posted was about a 7th grade kid who was sent home in Seattle for not wearing the Seahawks jersey (local football team) and wearing a Pittsburgh Steelers jersey instead. Sadly, I think this happened in Montreal once. Also note how there is no way that kid is in grade 7.

  • THE WORST THING THE INTERNET HAS EVER MADE
Or close. This is actually 6 months old, but I needed to follow up the John Lennon video from last week with something that you will never be able to unwatch.


Photo Courtesy of HochelagaGodamn's Post "Neige de mars", which came from the Montreal en Quartiers website.

Discussion

10 Comments

Amie / January 22, 2011 at 05:22 pm
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If it makes you feel any better, Luc, I see a mangled dumpling.
Adriana G. Fredericksen / October 8, 2014 at 05:05 am
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Great post! We are linking to this particularly great article on our website.
Keep up the great writing.
hdv 8 / January 1, 2016 at 06:10 pm
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The edited pictures shown above are parody.
pompanette / March 3, 2016 at 05:16 pm
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Easy to clean with soap and water, these stacking sidechairs are also impervious to salt air, chlorine and most stains.
golu dolls / January 20, 2019 at 09:24 pm
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kanchipuramsarees / January 20, 2019 at 09:29 pm
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kanchipuramsarees / January 20, 2019 at 09:29 pm
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herbal powder / January 20, 2019 at 09:32 pm
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