Author: Jonathan McLeod

Jonathan McLeod is a writer living in Ottawa, Ontario. (That means Canada.) He spends too much time following local politics and writing about zoning issues. Follow him on Twitter.
Dominos Pizza

One More Slice With Andrew

Symposium: It’s not surprising the Domino’s Pizza guys got to know Andrew to the point that they would actually worry about him. Andrew was an incredibly kind person.


It’s time for some skating and some inter-generational conflict.


Canada Day! Canada Day! Canada Day! Did you hear that it’s Canada Day?


You get three songs. Go!


In Celebration of Canada Day, Jonathan writes 1400 words about punk rock.


National anthems can be really very funny.

Swervedriver in Ottawa

Ottawa readers should probably come and see Swervedriver at Zaphod Beeblebrox tonight with me. (Non-Ottawa readers are welcome, too, but I imagine the logistics might be complicated.)

Don’t focus on the riots

Thoughts about the riots in Baltimore. But it can’t be just about the riots, can it?

Adventures in civic marketing

Not Clickhole: Saskatchewan town “rethinks its ‘Land of Rape and Honey’ slogan”.

Roger may be commissioner, but Marshawn is king

There’s something important happening in the lead-up to the Super Bowl. The Seattle Seahawks, led by Marshawn Lynch, are finally sticking it to the corrupt NFL.


It’s not really a recipe and it’s not really a photo essay, but watch as Jonathan makes some brussel sprouts.

Ottawa Shootings

As many of you are certainly aware of by now, there have been multiple shootings in Ottawa, my hometown. The shootings occurred at the War Memorial and at Parliament Hill. The downtown core is...

Linky Friday #77

Bears, baseball, buildings, beauties and Barrett Brown. We’ll talk about all that and more in this week’s Linky Friday!

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The Wrong Friends and the Wrong Enemies

In true Canadian style, Jonathan McLeod goes from talking about hockey to talking about sexual assault to talking about feminism.

Because everything is about hockey and hockey is about everything, apparently.