“Embarrassing dad” is best dad

Dr. Len Ferguson – optometrist by day, electronica musician by night. You might remember him as the “embarrassing dad” at the Lethbridge Electronic Music Festival (LEMF) in August 2012. But for those who don’t, here’s something to jog your memory: Since the video went viral, Len has been featured on sites like Huffintgton Post, Gawker …

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“East blown west,” or “Lethbridge’s anime festival returns!”

Nishikaze, Lethbridge's anime convention, is back for 2013 after a brief hiatus. Coming June 15: Nishikaze is an annual convention held in Lethbridge, Alberta at the University of Lethbridge. Nishikaze is striving to become the premiere anime and Japanese pop culture in event in southwestern Alberta, bringing together anime fans to celebrate the best in Japanese culture …

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Flashback: What’s Lethbian Love?

In my younger days, The Lethbridge Sun TImes interviewed me about this ol’ blog of mine. What is “Lethbian Love”? If the sidebar isn’t enough to go by, check out this article and see what I looked like when I still had hair and a smile on my face: Jonathan RuzekI’m a webslinger located in …

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Flashback: What’s a Lethbian?!

Back in the golden age of radio, I was interviewed by CBC Radio One’s David Gray on “The Homestretch,” to finally settle who or what a “Lethbian” is. They’ve since taken down the post, but being crafty I saved a MP3 of the interview! For your listening enjoyment:   Jonathan RuzekI’m a webslinger located in …

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Our drivers are bad and here’s the proof

Study this man. His name is Sly Grosjean and is a nominee for Canada’s Worst Driver. Brother-in-law, Fred is concerned that Sly is addicted to his technological driving devices. Sly is a deliveryman and has difficulty with directions. He relies heavily on the GPS on his phone to navigate his way around the city. Because …

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Anime club fail

I don’t make it a secret that I love animation and, in another life, would probably have been a cartoonist.

With that said, I watch a lot of anime (and not just the tentacle stuff). However, my friends don’t share the same interest so I am relegated to watch my shows in lonely isolation.

I’ve known for quite awhile that the University of Lethbridge has a club called the “Japanese Anime & Manga Society (JAMS),” so for about the last week or so I have been trying to muster some courage and information, with plans to attend one of their meetings.

Tonight was the night, and here’s where I begin my rant…

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Yikes, I’m in the Sun Times!

Today, I was featured in the Lethbridge Sun Times. It looks like I’ll have to go back in hiding; there’s paparazzi everywhere! (click the cover image for the full article) Jonathan RuzekI’m a webslinger located in Lethbridge, AB. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons and videogames, and am also a bit of a foodie. …

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Here’s a nose that doesn’t blow during the winter

It’s getting to be that time of the season again, where rejected reindeer volunteer their time to drive folks inebriated with holiday cheer home, in their own cars no less. Lethbridge’s “Operation Red Nose” kicks off November 27th and runs every Thursday, Friday and Saturday up until New Years Eve. So if you plan on …

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She said, “Nice move.” To which I replied, “That’s the only one I have!”

Today, yours truly met his future ex-wife, Lethbridge’s "So You Think You Can Dance Canada" superstar, Tara-Jean Popowich. Now you may think I had this planned all along, but it was fate that brought us together! It just so happened that on the day when I got my license back oil changed, she was at …

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