The Jan. 20-26, 2020, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Conservative group One Million Moms blasts Burger King for using the so-called “d-word” (“damn”) in an ad
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: How sports teams sell tickets
– Looking for an “edit” button on Twitter? Don’t hold your breath.
– Still running Windows 7? If so, it’s time for a major upgrade or risk your computer system’s security.
– Members of New Zealand’s Coffin Club plan for their demise
– Beware of those uplifting quotes you share online. Actually, they may be from a Russian troll!
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Jan. 13-19, 2020, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– A welcome comic strip reboot: The Far Side is returning!
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: First two episodes of new season
– Gift cards have an environmental impact
– Does tilting the toilets in workplace bathrooms increase productivity?
– Close, but no cigar. Errr… cake, I mean!
– Backlash against new Tim Hortons lids lights up again after getting a thumbs down from Justin Bieber
– Ever wonder what happens to the plastic bottles you send to recycling?
– Are mayonnaise and Miracle Whip the same thing? Nope!
– Tantramar Seniors’ College winter registration this week
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Jan. 13
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Dec. 16, 2019 – Jan. 12, 2020 edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Family’s security camera hacker tells girl that he’s Santa Claus
– Google upping its game to secure text messages
– Drunken racist remarks witnessed worldwide on social media teach men the impact of their bad behaviour
– New Jersey ponders mandatory teaching of cursive writing
– Walmart pulls Christmas sweater promoting cocaine snorting… and Amazon reaps the benefits
– Myths about filling your vehicle in the winter
– Under the Influence is back in January!
– Twitter loses its mind over how you eat your chicken wings
– Take my money now! KFC brings back fried chicken-scented fire logs
– Happy Holidays!
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Jan. 13
– Christmas is just around the corner!
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Dec. 9-15, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Airbnb introduces big changes to their hosting regulations
– Amazon removes Auschwitz Christmas ornaments
– Empire-owned stores rolling out sensory-friendly shopping nationwide
– Pantone plays it safe with its 2020 Colour of the Year
– Peloton exercise bike ad accused of being sexist
– Volkswagen brings back the “Hippy Van” – with a twist!
– Donair beer is now a thing
– A Christmas gift for the person who has everything: a Cameo.com personalized “celebrity” video
– 2019 holiday newsletter schedule
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Jan. 13
– Christmas is just around the corner!
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Dec. 2-8, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– E.T. and his favourite boy Elliot reunite for touching TV commercial
– Celebrities cash in on self-branded booze
– Asbestos will soon disappear
– Which businesses are booming in New Brunswick? Would you believe… barbershops?
– Changing of the royal guard on the horizon
– Getting caught driving drunk in Quebec twice has a lifetime punishment
– Gross research… but someone’s gotta do it!
– Waking up with a foreign accent is an odd – but very real – syndrome
– PEI’s Kelley Mooney headlining Christmas benefit concert for Hospice SENB on Sunday, Dec. 8
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Jan. 13
– Christmas is just around the corner!
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!