Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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The Matador lives

The Matador club dodged an expropriation bullet on Tuesday. The Toronto Parking Authority backed off. Here's the take of John Barber, The Globe and Mail's Toronto columnist: The decision will permit the beloved booze can to decline into the mud without civic intervention, unless and until somebody discovers a positive way to save it for […]

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Thu, October 18 2007 » Main Page, Minutiae » Comments Off

Well, I suppose they did make the trains run on time

From AP via CTV.ca: A quarter of Germans believe there were positive aspects to Nazi rule, according to a poll published Wednesday – a finding that comes after a popular talk show host was fired for praising Nazi Germany's attitude toward motherhood. Pollsters for the Forsa agency, commissioned by the weekly magazine Stern, asked whether National […]

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