Mitch Blum

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Entries from August 23rd, 2011

America vs. Canada Part 1: Canobie Lake Park vs. La Ronde

August 23rd, 2011 · 5 Comments · Humor

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My friend Ryan, upon learning that we would be vacationing in Montreal, suggested that I compare and contrast the American amusement park experience with the French-Canadian amusement park experience. This is obviously a brilliant idea, reflecting what famous French guy Baudelaire wrote in his treatise “L’existence N’a Pas de Condition de Hauteur”: “A nation’s [...]

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I’m Glad Shark Week is Over

August 11th, 2011 · 1,807 Comments · Humor, Pop Culture

I’m glad shark week is over because shark week is the stupidest, most boring thing ever and I don’t understand why people get so excited about it.
Once you’ve seen one shark angrily (yet unsuccessfully) attack a diver in a cage you’ve seen all sharks angrily (yet unsuccessfully) attack a diver in a cage. It’s entertaining [...]

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In Defense of Scrappy Doo

August 2nd, 2011 · 4 Comments · Humor, Pop Culture

I have a confession to make.
I know that you’re not going to like this, but I need to get it off my chest: I hate Scooby Doo. I honestly believe that Scooby Doo (both the dog and the show) is the worst popular cartoon in existence. The mysteries are stupid. The characters are boring. It’s [...]

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