OK, thats COLD – HeadShave Canada ’08

HeadShave Canada '08 Group ShotLyle Bateman, freshly shavedIt’s become clear to me in the last 24 hours that there is a very good reason for bald people to wear hats, and it’s got nothing to do with a lack of self-confidence about the baldness. The MAIN thing that has surprised me since I shaved my head is how cold it actually is. It’s not like I had a lot of hair up there to begin with, keeping my heat in, but apparently, I had more up there than I thought … the difference between yesterday and today in terms of temperature is more than remarkable. So, for the record, when you see me wearing a toque all over the place now, its because I am COLD!!!!!

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Stand-Up Against Spinal Cord Injury

2008Jan28-CMN-StandUpAgainstSpinalCordImjury 236Monday Jan 28th, Comedy Monday Night transformed itself into a charity gala, to raise money for the Canadian Paraplegic Association. As opposed to the usual “open mic” format of CMN, this past Monday was an all-star gala starring Kevin Stobo, and featuring Stan Thompson as well as the most illustrious alumni of Comedy Monday Night. Dickens was decked out in dark table cloths and fancy dress, and even though the temperatures outside were well below frigid, a huge crowd turned out for the hot comedy inside. There was one “usual” feature of CMN that survived for the gala, the excellent review by Kerry Raz, and so I won’t bother to re-review the show here … check it out for a very thorough review of the night’s entertainment.

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