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The trucks deliver multiple sideshows
“The number one Free Christian crowdfunding platform” stood its ground after an Ontario judge froze access to the Freedom Convoy drive that emerged after GoFundMe deleted their account. Now, the province has declared a state of emergency over the protests, whose leaders are being increasingly scrutinized.
The great Ottawa tea party
Copious convoy coverage on Fox News reached patriotic heights when J.D. Roberts checked in with Joe Warmington from “Truck-istan,” a.k.a. Ottawa. Meanwhile from Rolling Stone, one about “Girl Boss misinfo types“ backing the protests, and another about them being taunted by Grant MacDonald’s porno-metal song about gay cowboys, “Ram Ranch.”
There’s another morning radio DJ who’s enjoyed the convoy. Heather Prosak, the program director and on-air personality at Calgary’s XL 103, shared her enthusiasm on Instagram while visiting Ottawa. She works for Stingray, the company that parted ways with Z95.3 Vancouver morning host Kid Carson after his trucker-loving conspiracy theory talk.
Meltdown around Patrick Brown
The federal Conservatives registered their request for the convoy to leave Ottawa, even though interim leader Candice Bergen supported it earlier, and Pierre Poilievre reasserted his pride in protesters. Soon enough, we’ll learn if any CPC leadership hopefuls bring a different view. But one possible contender has other distractions:
Matthew Perry’s memoir will be published November 1. Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing was unveiled with a statement about how he “lived to tell the tale, even though at times it looked like I wouldn’t.” The Ottawa-born actor slurred through the 2021 Friends reunion show due to what was explained as emergency dental work.
Finally, sounds like Canada now
Synchro Anarchy is the freshly uploaded 15th album by Voivod, the prog-thrash-metal act from Jonquière, Quebec. “How does a band survive for 40 years without ever sounding like anything else?” asks a review on Blabbermouth, alongside another rave at Kerrang! Also, it’s the perfect music to read about trucker convoy protests by: