Funniest TV series

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Something lite . . .

There have been so many great comedy series on television over the years that it is probably not easy picking one as your favourite. Some of my faves include Seinfeld, Two and a Half Men, Fraser, Three’s Company . . .

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Nudism/Naturism: Impact on youth

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“Should your kids see you naked?”

That’s the question posed in a headline over a Yahoo article that wonders if there is a certain age — say, 6 through 11 — when children should not be seeing their parents naked.

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Parti Québécois a step closer to extinction

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The Parti Québécois moved a step closer to extinction on Friday when Jean-François Lisée pulled out of the party’s leadership race, essentially conceding that Pierre-Karl Péladeau has it wrapped up. And he’s right: PKP certainly seems headed to victory, despite the fact he has little political experience and is one of the most disliked businessmen in Quebec.

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The greatest band in the universe

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If we Earthlings were to pick just one rock band’s recordings to compete against those by rock groups from other planets for the title of Greatest Rock Band in the Universe (suspend disbelief, please), I think there is only one band we could possibly choose: Led Zeppelin.

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The future: Nowhere to hide

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One doesn’t need a crystal ball to see that humans will soon be at a point where they have little, if no privacy at all. Some might say we have precious little privacy now, especially if we own products — i.e. cell phones — with GPS.

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Nipple equality for all!

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Photo by Jillian Page exclusively for jillianpage.com and Turning the Page. No other reproduction permitted.

Why should the men in this picture be allowed to be topless in public but not the women? In fact, the women in this picture were allowed to be topless in public one Sunday last summer during the demonstration at Mont-Royal in Montreal in support of topless equal rights for women. Sylvie Chabot (centre, in white jeans) leads a march around the George-Etienne Monument as part of a Go Topless demonstration. (Photo by Jillian Page exclusively for jillianpage.com. No other reproduction permitted without permission.)

As part of its campaign to give women the same rights men have to bare chests in public, the Go Topless organization is linking to a YouTube video that explains why men have nipples.

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Charlie Hebdo: Rubbing salt into the wounds

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I asked earlier in a post here if Charlie Hebdo should continue publishing caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in light of the terrorist attacks and deaths in Paris last week. I wondered if it might add more fuel to a volatile situation, and felt Charlie Hebdo should hold off.

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