Most weeks I expect will be entirely quiet, devoid of excitement or some kind of amazing revelation or even controversy. Last week was NOT one of the weeks I’ve come to expect.
A few things happened: November started, so many of the dudes I know started firing up their mustaches — and apparently some people hate this. Somewhat relatedly (because of mustaches), a communications association for women landed itself in some hot water and showed that, in fact, they couldn’t communicate themselves out of a paper bag.
Before I get into the thick of it, you should know that you can always suggest controversial (or not) content to for the Edmonton Blog Watch using our handy submission form.
Now, on with the shitshow from last week, starting with a Movember rant:
- Steven J. Hodges wrote about how some people have a major hate-on for Movember, and why that really gets his goat.
- Brittany Kustra drafted an outstanding post on an ill-conceived speaking panel called “The Guys’ Perspective.”
- I’ve really been enjoying the Wanderer, a great blog run by some U of A students. This week, I really dug their post on the ad campaign around #PublicConversation, which is really just about a new bar opening up on Jasper Avenue.
- The Long John Index Service of Canada invested in some amazing new forecasting equipment last week.
- My man-crush on Todd Babiak continues with ferocity. Last week, Todd had a great post about a conversation he had with Edmonton Historian Laureate Shirley Lowe.
- Dean Heuman from Focus Communications wrote a great post celebrating the firm’s 10th anniversary. Congrats Focus! (And note that they are a sponsor of this website and podcast.)
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