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Olympic Cartoon: "Daddy, Why is the Olympic Flame in Jail?"

"It was a bad boy at the Opening Ceremonies."

A Dirty Book is Rarely Dusty

With the first article of many, here’s my promise: I’ll tell you some tales from the crypt, and I’ll leave the dated sex tips to Cosmo.

Parental Advisory: Graphic Material Relating to Male Sexuality Here!

The following is the first of many true sex stories from my life. Where was the strangest place I had sex? Who gave me the worst blow job of my life and why? All of these questions and more will be a

Amy Goodman Gets Brilliant Story Idea from Canadian Border Guards

Amy Goodman and why her next Column is likely to be "The Police State North of the 49th Parallel" (Laugh, cry, but whatever you do, read on.)

VANOC's Special Power: Buzz Kill

Now that it's officially 2010(c)  I asked my landlord to get court-approved proof that I wouldn't be arrested for writing "2010" on my rent cheque. As the Vancouver Olympic Committee (VANOC) has...

Vancouver's Olympic Paranoia Explained

Now that Canada's border services agency has put Vancouver's Olympic Paranoia on the radar across Canada and to our neighbors to the south, thanks to their treatment of journalist Amy Goodman, it's...

Vancouver's Olympic Paranoia Explained

Now that Canada's border services agency has put Vancouver's Olympic Paranoia on the radar across Canada and to our neighbors to the south, thanks to their treatment of journalist Amy Goodman, it's...

Amy Goodman Gets Brilliant Story Idea from Canadian Border Guards

Well, it's official. Suspicion of criticizing the 2010 Olympics gets you on a watch list at the Canadian border. Want to come to Canada and discuss the environmental shame that is the tar sands? Go...

Threat of Pirate Invasions in Vancouver Quelled Just in Time for Winter Games!

The Vancouver Police Department now has a new toy originally developed as a way to disperse pirates, a problem most Vancouverites were probably not aware they were suffering from. My regular...