24 Canadian books to get your dad for Father’s Day

Books make great gifts. From laugh-out-loud short stories to stories about space exploration, here are some suggestions for your dad on Father’s Day.

Dad Up! is a book by Steve Patterson. (Penguin Canada, CBC)

Dad Up!: Long-time Comedian. First-time Father is a humorous look at fatherhood from comedian and father of two Steve Patterson. It explores what it means to be a dad in today’s world, offering up unexpected wisdom and funny anecdotes. Patterson also recalls his own childhood, growing up as the youngest of five boys in an Irish Catholic household, and reflects on the lessons his father imparted 

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Gareth Coker’s Immortals Fenyx Rising Score Mixes Authenticity, Creativity SPIN

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Man performs “Take On Me” cover by smacking himself in the face

Take on me, take me on, the bruises will be gone in a day or two.

Take on me, take me on, the bruises will be gone in a day or two.
Photo: RamsesThePigeon

After Weezer lowered the bar for “Take On Me” covers as part of an album filled with new recordings of songs arranged in pretty much the exact same way as their original versions, just about any transformation of the A-ha classic is going to sound groundbreaking. That said, even the most unorthodox take on the track will forever pale in comparison to RamsesThePigeon’s approach, which sees him playing the song using samples generated from him slapping his own face

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‘I Create Alternative Makeup Looks For Men’

Growing up in Belfast in Northern Ireland in the 80s and 90s I experienced a lot of homophobia. Wearing makeup would never have been an option for me, and though I always thought I was a creative person, I wasn’t able to go to university or study art because I don’t come from a wealthy family. Even if I had been able to, makeup would never have been an option for me back then.

My twin brother and I left Belfast at 24 and eventually moved to London in 2010; we’ve always been really close. The older we got, the

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These fans react to Man United’s Paul Pogba’s Euro 2020 form for France

It’s common to see players who play better for their country rather than their club, but the thing about Paul Pogba is that he’s just an absolute world-beater when he plays for France.

It’s not to say that he’s bad for Man United, but it’s just the case that they rarely see the utterly phenomenal form that he saves for France.

It’s hard to tell the reasons for it, it could simply be that the style of play for France suits him better and perhaps the coach knows how to get the best out of him, or perhaps the Premier

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Q&A with Matthew Mitchell | Lifestyle

“I let fear hold me back. The one lesson I would have for anyone is to be fearless and try, because all that can happen is that you fail. Before, I never understood that failing at something was a lesson, because I was scared, but knowledge comes from failures or mistakes just as much as it comes from successes.” These are the words of Matthew Mitchell, a 31-year-old brand development and creative director with ideas that are out of this world. “Aquarius is the most creative sign,” he boasts to The Gleaner, adding that “persons who fall under the sign

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