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About The Girl on Bloor

I'm a busy 20-something about town living in downtown Toronto and creating fun, easy recipes for those on the go!

Mid Week News

Google is now going to post responses on social media for you by collecting data on the kinds of interactions you have, because apparently today’s modern executive has no time to reply to all their Facebook messages or appropriately like … Continue reading

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Social Justice in District 9

The first alien race to hit Earth will look like a mix between a bug and a crawfish, according to District 9 producer Peter Jackson–who also directed Lord of the Rings. This movie contains more than your average alien invasion … Continue reading

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Mid Week News

Universities across Canada are considering switching their email servers to free servers like Gmail and Microsoft Office, which may save these institutions thousands if not millions. However, privacy and intellectual property concerns are rife because these U.S. servers can potentially be monitored by the National Security Association. Nobody who … Continue reading

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We Need to Stop Blaming Rob Ford

Hear me out. It seems as though Rob Ford‘s life has taken a crazy turn for the worst ever since he admitted to smoking crack last week, and while much of the coverage on him has been hilarious, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Mid Week News

This week’s news is rife with questions and justice, so it seems only fitting that we start with politics. The latest in Rob Ford and the Senate to be exact… Amidst hilariously compromising video footage, admission of drug use, an … Continue reading

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Fun Auto-tune Remixes for your Monday

The Youtube auto-tune remix is a phenomenon that allows people to take extraordinary moments, often viral home videos or news clips, and turn them into a spectacularly hilarious form of accessible media. Initially called “Auto-tune the news”, The Gregory Brothers … Continue reading

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Mid Week News

The week of Rob Ford…and a little bit of rape culture. All things controversial anyway. Although it isn’t the newest of news, last week a controversial contributor Margaret Wente wrote about rape culture in the Globe & Mail, insisting that it’s not … Continue reading

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Venus Noire, Video Vixens & Blackface

I recently attended a screening of a film called Venus Noire, which portrayed the life of an infamous South African woman’s life as the star of a 19th century freakshow in Europe, attracting attention because of her unique and “exotic” … Continue reading

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Mid-Week News

Going for something a ‘lil different here on Only20something, some MIDWEEK instead of weekend news to keep you updated when it matters. I mean who reads the news on the weekends anyhow? So early this week Rob Ford said that … Continue reading

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Commercial Review: Secret Outlast

Procter & Gamble really know how to reel women in and reinforce our ideas about the kinds of activities that women’s bodies need to live up to, and they’re at it again in their portrayals of the modern housewife with … Continue reading

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