Comedy writer offers 22 minutes of tips

Irwin Barker speaks to humour writing class at Western

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Comedy writer Irwin Barker

“I once dated a psychologist for a little while, but she kept getting mad at me for what I was subconsciously thinking.”

Irwin Barker, a comedy writer for CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes, spoke to Western’s humour writing class last Wednesday. (read more)

The Marble Index rocks stage and moustaches

Hamilton band breaks out the dance-rock for Thursday crowd

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

The Marble Index Lead Brad Germain

Call The Office has hosted many high-quality shows, and Hamilton’s The Marble Index kept the tradition alive last Thursday night.

The Marble Index put on an energized dance-rock show for the small but excited crowd, with the U. (read more)

Stay fit while stripping down at Aradia Fitness

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Aradia Fitness class pole

Carmen Electra’s striptease workout videos were just the tip of the iceberg. Aradia Fitness is the latest combination of seduction and fitness.

With locations in B.C, Ontario, Alberta, North Carolina and Nevada, Aradia Fitness offers ladies a chance to “gain a sense of wellness as they learn to adore, celebrate and flaunt every curve of their body. (read more)

Women: expand your horizons, drink more beer

Cocktails limit your tastebuds

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Last Saturday, students set their alarms early to don green attire, pour a cold glass of beer for breakfast and celebrate their favourite patron saint.

Like many Western women, I enjoy an occasional drink or two to alleviate my mental anxieties about university life " especially on a joyous occasion like St. (read more)

On Disc: Finger Eleven

Album: Them VS. You VS. Me

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Them VS. You VS. Me by Finger Eleven

Finger Eleven
Them VS. You VS. Me
Wind-Up Records

3 stars

If Finger Eleven’s newest release was a drink it would be a light beer, unlike some of the band’s previous releases, which were like damn fine lagers fit for lumberjacks. (read more)

On Disc: The Bird and The Bee

Album: The Bird and The Bee

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

The Bird and The Bee by The Bird and The Bee

The Bird and The Bee
The Bird and The Bee
Blue Note Records

4 stars

Picture a perfect spring day: the warm sun is glowing and fluffy clouds are floating in a beautiful blue sky as you dip your toes into a calm, cool lake. (read more)

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