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Bill C-15 proposes clasifying Adderall and other ADHD drugs as a hard drug

Bill C-15, currently just past the first reading in the parliament, proposes, among other things, moving all amphetamines, even the types approved for treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), from Schedule III to Schedule I. This would put drugs containing … Continue reading

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Volkswagen briefly became the largest company in the world by market value

Volkswagen’s regular shares are trading at over €850, down a bit from the intra-day high of €1005. At €1005, market capitalization of Volkswagen comes out to over €296 billion (about $368 billion), toppling Exxon Mobil’s $343 billion valuation. The sudden … Continue reading

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Who is this "Michael" from Waterloo?

I was just listening to The Best Show With Tom Scharpling from September 16th on iTunes, and at the 1h59m58s mark, someone claiming to be “Michael” from Waterloo, a football player in his second year originally of Hamilton, calls in. … Continue reading

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There Will Be Blood Blu-ray disc sold out

Blu-ray version of There Will Be Blood, which goes on sale today in North America, is sold out, and it’s only 3 a.m. on the east coast. Is it the killer title Blu-ray camp has been looking for, or did … Continue reading

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The New Republic is more irrelevant now than ever, and you shouldn't watch Family Guy if you don't like the idea of a genocide against Palestinians

Remember The New Republic? The (formerly) left-of-centre, Washington, D.C.-based magazine that used to be the most relevant forum for American liberal ideas in early to mid-90’s until it got totally fucked over by that motherfucker Stephen Glass in 1998? The … Continue reading

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Ty Pennington: your friendly neighbourhood drug pusher

Ty Pennington is seen here shilling for Adderall XR, an amphetamine-based ADHD treatment from the British pharmaceutical giant Shire PLC. Here, Ty Pennington is pushing Aspirin from Bayer Consumer Care, a unit of Bayer AG. It appears Ty Pennington, the … Continue reading

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Some comments on The New Yorker's review of Sarah Silverman Program

Discussed in this post: “Hostile Acts” by Tad Friend. Published on newyorker.com and presumably also in print. I was so fucking impressed with this article after I read it for the first time. Who other than a critic for a … Continue reading

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