It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World!

February 3, 2017 – Welcome to Crazy Town! The world order is crumbling, the Dark Lord of Sith is now a full member of the National Security Council and Donald Trump is alienating every ally the U.S. has ever known. Seems like it’s just a matter of time before he marches U.S. troops into Mexico and launches Manifest Destiny Part Deux. So as day turns to night, reason veers off the edge of sanity and the prospect of World War III looms like a storm cloud over the free world, might as well board the Ex-Press Train here at  Ex-Press.Com. And right here at Ex-Press.ca.

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Movie review: The wide river of Gordon Pinsent's dreams

Documentary about the Canadian actor captures much of his impish charm, but it leaves many questions unanswered about what really makes him tick The River of My Dreams  
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Movie review: Paterson finds poetry in the everyday

In Jim Jarmusch's new film, a bus driver named Paterson who lives in Paterson, N.J. — hometown of William Carlos Williams and Alan Ginsberg — sees life as gentle verse
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Movie review: The wide river of Gordon Pinsent's dreams

Documentary about the Canadian actor captures much of his impish charm, but it leaves many questions unanswered about what really makes him tick The River of My Dreams  

MOVIE REVIEWS

Movie review: Split is divided against itself

M. Night Shyamalan's latest adventure in psychological horror — about a kidnapper with 23 different personae living inside him — is itself a victim of a split personality disorder

THE DADDY DIARY

Move over Pinocchio, this new Daddy's got strings

Daddy Diary #8: The Puppetry of Parenting What does a puppet parent looks like? Imagine a new form of entertainment if choreographed by a drunk, one-legged Danny Kaye and a zombie cheerleader. By Chris Lackner “I've got no strings so I have ...

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Pop Culture Decoder: Cosmetic Dermatology

Misty Harris suffers the horrors of Thermage so you don't have toBy Misty Harris I always intended to grow old gracefully, like Audrey Hepburn or a chunk of parmesan cheese. Things did not go as planned.Around the time I turned 30, a ...

FOOD

Go with the grain on Valentine's Day

Recipe: Whole Wheat Orange Shortbread HeartsIf you're looking for a healthy alternative to a box of heart-shaped bonbons for your true love, we've got just the right solution with whole wheat orange shortbread By Louise Crosby There...
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