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Ice Hockey team-by-team season preview capsules



Coach: Brendon Herr, first year

Division: Mennen

Last year: 15-4-5, Public B semifinals

Returnees: Austin Pierce, Ryan Barnett, Mark McNally, Brendan Darby, Danny Pyhel… 2,217 more words


The Lives of a Showman--Part Four


All this happened in the summer of 1966. The reason I
remember the year is that at the time I was selling Svengali decks… 395 more words

The Art of the Svengali Pitchman

So what is a svengali pitchman and what does it have to do with trade shows? OK. I will try to explain. There is a trick deck of cards known as the svengali deck which was invented by Burling Hull early in the 20th Century. 508 more words

The Lives of a Showman-Part Three


I duly presented myself at the night club the next evening and
did indeed see Mr. Mustapha in attendance. I did the first show… 486 more words

The Lives of a Showman-Second Excerpt


I duly showed up ready to do the 10:00 p.m. show, and Mr.
Mustapha was there as expected. There were only about five
people in the audience and they were at fairly close quarters to the… 864 more words

The Lives of a Showman

I see that the person who set up this blog for me and who made the first post under my name said there would be excerpts from my most wondrous memoirs “The Lives of a Showman”. 725 more words

elegiac contemplation of the quotidian

Invention, an installation at The Power Plant gallery, by Mark Lewis.

The main part of the exhibit consists of 3 short films shot in Toronto. 582 more words