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  • Dec 4-10, 2008
  • Vol. 16, No. 28

Arts + Culture

  • Shooting Frost/Nixon
  • Film + TV
  • Shooting Frost/Nixon

    Frank Langella is the latest actor to tackle enigmatic Richard Nixon in Ron Howard’s Frost/Nixon.

Food + Drink

Love the way we bitch

  • Barf Soup

    To a certain Mediterranean-themed pita place in the Robie vicinity:Thanks for the disgusting “lunch”. Your lasagna looked great in the display case. Too bad you had to turn it into a disgusting bowl of Chef Boyardee juice after putting it in the microw
  • Bobby Mac...you are a dick

    I was at the Q104 concert last Friday at the Cunard Centre, when my almost perfect night was ruined by radio personality none other than Bobby Mac. After waiting weeks to see some of my favourite artists (Matt Mays, Sam Roberts, Joel Plaskett), and payin
  • Rather, Don't Use your Voice at all.

    I'm going to start accepting donations for voice lessons to give as a Christmas gift to the tenants who reside above me in our lovely building.Karaoke was all fine and dandy at 9:30 pm.Dance Dance Revolution started to get annoying at about 11:00 pm.
  • Life in the Large Lane

    Another round of fat bashing has come and gone on Love the Way we Bitch. I'm sure it won't be the last. In fact, since everyone loves to hate fat people, I think I'll throw you a bone.I'm fat. Not heavy, chubby, or big-boned. Fat. Size 18 and five
  • Girl with a Death Wish

    To the bimbo at the Palace last night: Your friend saved your ass. You should thank her for being so apologetic of your rude behavior. One of these nights your hair extensions are going to get ripped out because you can't practice a few manners.
  • BAD SERVICE

    RECENTLY MY SON WENT INTO THE DOLLAR STORE IN PARK LANE TO LOOK AT BANDANAS AND WHILE HE WALKED AROUND THE STORE A SALESCLERK FOLLOWED HIM AND THEN WENT AND GOT THREE OTHER SALESCLERKS TO DO THE SAME. WHY? ALL HE WANTED WAS TO BY SOME BANDANAS AND ENDED
  • They'll appreciate the dents

    Thats what I said to you punks. You didn't have too much to say back either .On Cambridge St tonight When one of your group decided to walk over trunk to hood of a car parked on the side of the road. What a hero you are. You're lucky that I didn't have
  • Dear Mr. Harper: HA HA Freakin HA!

    Looks good on you - thats right - the majority of people in the country want someone besides you as prime minister. Too bad that we the tax payer have to foot the bill for yet another election in the next few months.... oh well - thats the price to pay
  • Kijiji Bitch

    What the fuck is wrong with some people? I use Kijiji all the time, selling stuff, giving stuff away, and sometimes even looking for stuff.... and it annoys me to no end when I see all these ads by people looking for free stuff with various sob stories.
  • Use Your Inside Voice.

    The people who live in the apartment next to me are the absolute worst. I have had roommates from hell, but at least their talking wouldn't wake me up in the middle of the night out of my sleep.Honestly, I can hear exactly what this couple is saying in
  • New Poon!

    What is it when your buddies are pounding scores of new poon after a breakup that you get a little jealous of that even though you are 1000000% positive that what you have at home is better than any of that? Just asking. Not really bitching.
  • Loud Music

    I'm new to hali, and I am loving the folk scene. But, besides for crazy expensive actual concerts, where can one find something... say, louder? A little more elecricity..distortion.... Do these things exist in the millions of bars in halifax?
  • Is it over?

    Here I am alone again, I do have a girlfriend but have not spoken to her for about four days now. You see the thing is her grandmother is not well with cancer, which I understand, she has to be with her family now. We've only been together for a few m
  • If only the army knew how to shovel

    Every time it snows, the sidewalks at the Armory on North Park street don't get cleared for days. God, if only those cadets knew someone who could lift a shovel...
  • sick of you

    I used to love you but I am sick of the way you are treating me. I am thinking of leaving you and you don't even know it. Boyfriends shouldn't be assholes and you are definitely that...a controlling, foolish jerk. I am too good for you. Shape up hun, or
  • OMG the sky is falling: Canada may fall apart!!!!

    ....hmmmm, let's see now....Jean who had formerly romanced the idea of Separtism is asked by the PM to prorogate Parliament which in turn ticks off the PQ which causes a National Unity crisis....meanwhile Harper warns us all that this 'evil' coalition sh
  • Simple Favors

    To the asshole working at a certain pizza place downtown:2 AM, I called down there less than 10 minutes after I left when I realized I had forgotten a bag that had a pair of nice shoes and other belongings in it. When I explained this, all you said wa
  • BUS DRIVER INSULTS GERMAN MAN

    did anyone witness and hear a bus driver insulting an old german man? he and his bus drivers buddies were making fun of an old german man who had trouble speaking . he wanted to get down , after finding out it was the wrong bus, but the bus driver made f
  • no one likes you

    No one likes you at work you screw up 24 -7 you dress like a pregnant smeely BO HO with a butt crack thong. you brag about your hubby and his money that you don't need to work PLEASE do everyone a favour & leave.
  • Explain to me this....

    Why the fuck didn't my bitch get posted? It wasn't any more innappropriate than any of these bitches! Get your shit together! I saw some of the crap bitches that got posted (that "deardater" shit; the one with only two words in the body: "Fuck you"; and
  • Bitch Windbags

    Jeez-Ass, some of these bitches are mind-numbing in their length. I swear some of the posters lift shit off of Google to make their point, then proceed to ramble for another six paragraphs. Makes one wonder if they talk like that in real life and if th
  • There is no pork in that?

    I'm sick and tired of the none pork eating crowd that eats in restaurants. Not because you don't eat pork but because you are fucking RUDE!. You should have to take a etiquette coarse before you come and eat in a restaurant. You do not SNAP your fingers,
  • to all of trailer park boys fans.

    WHY ! DOES HALIFAX FEEL THE NEED TO WORship THIS STUPID GROUP OF ACTORS. WHY.RECENTLY I WAS AT A BAR IN TOWN AND SOME GUY LEANED OVER TO point OUT TO ME THAT the GUY SITTING IN A BOOTH NEXT TO ME Was IN FACT MR. MIKE SMITH . WHO THE FUCK CARES. HE WENT
  • Beavers, beavers everywhere!!!

    Alright you furry fuckers. I have had just about enough of you! Everytime I turn around you are back in my yard taking my trees. You've been yelled at and chased out of the yard. When are you gonna get the hint you stupid beavers?!!! Why do you have to b
  • Getting Green

    Does anyone remember when there was a time where people were so crazy about being environmentally friendly, electric cars, wind energy? Conserving and what have you?I remember someone mentioning something about it on this bitch, stating that it's all a
  • MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

    I am not wishing you Happy Holiday's...but I will widh you a MEEEERY CHRISTMAS!!CHRISTMAS card, not holiday cardCHRISTMAS tree, not holiday tree...no other holiday requires a tree other than CHRISTMAS.CHRISTMAS lights, CHRISTMAS gifts, CHRISTMAS c
  • Passing during/after a Snowstorm

    To the cow who tried to pass me in the lane that wasn't plowed, and almost took me out: after a snowstorm, leave 10 minutes early AND DON'T TRY TO PASS SOMEONE BY USING THE UNPLOWED LANE!!! Jesus you'd think that doesn't need to be explained to Maritime
  • Corrosive Customer Service

    Why are all young men & women working at the pet store oblivious Pricks?? They travel in packs together around the store to avoid any possible customer / staff interaction! On several occasions I have contacted management to disscuss the "heard like" beh
  • tired of

    SO Tired of dealing with F.U.L.B's grow up your 45 years old
  • Aah, spelling!

    I know the internet is not the place for literacy, but come on! Copy your post, paste it in spell check, and then correct it! Not even The Coast is immune!"Submit your Bitch aand we may post it online or in the paper"
  • campaign against tailgaters

    There is a big problem in Halifax/Dartmouth with tail-gating. The problem seems to be getting worse with every year. Almost daily now, someone drives so close behind me that I barely see their headlights. This is not because I am going too slow. Tailga
  • selling junk food at the hospital

    As a hospital employee I watch the students from Citadel High flood the Tims here every lunch hour. I have observed them buying many, many, many donuts. Two at a time. I know if I was a student and didn't really care about my health I would do this too.
  • lack of service!

    to a certain music store. sure i may look like i wasnt there to spend money with a toddler on my hip and a 4 year old in tow! But be assured i was there to spend a few hundred on christmas gifts, I could see the store was busy, i could see that there was

Music

News + Opinion

  • Bloomfield centre plans
  • City
  • Bloomfield centre plans

    There’s a little bit of everything in a new Bloomfield Centre proposal, but critics say it relies too much on out-dated financial thinking.
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City Guides

  • Holiday Planner
  • Eating la vida loca

    Craig Flinn is one of Halifax’s most renowned chefs, and now he's an author.Liz Feltham brings home his Chives-tested delicacies. photo Scott Munn
  • Holiday Planner
  • Treecycle and treeuse

    We look at the ethical and environmental challenge of choosing this season’s Christmas tree. Even the ones that come in a box.
  • Joy, love and pieces
  • Holiday Planner
  • Joy, love and pieces

    Shopping for something local and unique this year? Broken glass, wool suits, unloved merit badges, Turkish ceramics and old cassette tapes are just some of the ingredients inspiring this year’s list of local artisans whose creative work makes the perfect
  • Holiday Planner
  • No place like home

    For international students stuck in Halifax over the holidays, the company of friends and staying busy offer some respite frommissing family overseas.
  • Page turners
  • Critics' Picks of the Year
  • Page turners

    Undaunted by a titanic volume of new books and comics in 2008, our reviewers sought out the best reads of the year and managed to narrow it down to their favourite five: Here are the best novels, non-fiction books, graphic novels and comics of 2008.

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