Oh, Ohhh, Ohhhh, OHHHHH CANADA!

I love our neighbors to the north:


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  1. 1
    Wag says:

    Saw this this morning on FB. So much win there I don’t know where to start.

    Go Canada!

  2. 2
    Baud says:

    Can’t wait for the next Canadian winter games.

  3. 3
    aliasofwestgate says:

    That’s the canadian humor i’ve grown up with and still love. ^_^

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    jl says:

    What is it about Canada? Self-confidence? Ruinous decadence showing that they are going the way of all great empires, like ancient Rome?

    William Shatner sings O Canada.

    I would like to see the outrage if that Olympics spot, or Shatner’s O Canada were done in the U.S.

    Maybe we can get Bill to do one for the Star Spangled Banner?

    Edit: Seriously, I want something like that for the U.S. so I can see the outrage. I think it’s fun.

  6. 6
    maximiliano furtive, formerly known as dr. bloor says:

    Just a coupla hosers, eh?

  7. 7
    BGinCHI says:

    It’s funny because it’s true.

  8. 8
    Culture of Truth says:


  9. 9
    aliasofwestgate says:

    @Roger Moore: Yeah yeah. Imma border girl, i’m used to both spellings. :P

  10. 10
    fubar says:

    Thanks for the hat-tip, we’re just wired this way. The North.

  11. 11
    WaterGirl says:

    Most excellent!

    Edit: Just had to watch that a second time. Oh, Canada, you are awesome!

  12. 12
    Baud says:

    Winter is coming.

  13. 13
    shelly says:

    That Domino’s ad on the right. “Pasta in a tin?” Now, that does not exactly sound yummy.

  14. 14
    jl says:


    “Winter is coming”

    The storm… has arrived.

  15. 15
    Trollhattan says:

    Heard this a.m. that Coke will be doubling down tonight by running an extended edition of the “America the Beautiful” ad. I’m guessing there won’t be Sunday’s blowback because it’s the Olympics, not hand-egg.

  16. 16
    shortstop says:

    Saw this earlier today out of context; was half-watching and thought before the titles came up, “This seems a little rrrrRRRRrrrr.” Paid attention and liked it even more.

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    Mylegacy says:

    My little, inconsequential, beautiful, wonderful Canada.

  18. 18
    Ultraviolet Thunder says:

    I’m headed to Toronto on Sunday by car. Lovely Tim Horton’s coffee available everywhere. You’re the best, Canada.

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    feebog says:

    Suck it Russia. That is all.

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    Comrade Mary says:

    We are TOTALLY awesome, lovable and fuckable. Thanks for noticing!

  21. 21
    SiubhanDuinne says:

    My former colleagues from the Embassy and various Canadian Consulates General have been posting this on FB pretty constantly today. I’ll bet if I’ve seen it once, I’ve seen it a dozen times already.

    Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

  22. 22
    Corner Stone says:

    @Comrade Mary:

    We are TOTALLY awesome, lovable and fuckable.


  23. 23
    Just Some Fuckhead, Thought Leader says:

    End the games, keep the gays.

  24. 24
    Baud says:

    @Comrade Mary:

    Me too! What are the odds?

  25. 25
    Ultraviolet Thunder says:

    John Scalzi is basically turning his back on Sochi.

    The longer version is that the unfathomable graft and incompetence and horrible homophobic bigotry that surrounds this particular iteration of the Olympics has massively swamped my usual benign indifference to the thing.

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    jl says:

    @Comrade Mary:

    ” We are TOTALLY awesome, lovable and fuckable. Thanks for noticing! ”

    Brings to mind, I’ve always had a great time on my visits to Canada. Excellent country.

  27. 27
    Laertes says:

    I love it. Russia needs to understand that the developed world* is laughing at them.

    *Intended to sting. Not necessarily intended to be correct.

  28. 28
    Ruckus says:

    That’s the nicest fuck you I think I’ve ever seen.

  29. 29
    Ash Can says:

    Ever since my junior high days, when Pierre Trudeau was the Canadian counterpart to Richard Nixon, I’ve known Canada was special. :)

  30. 30
    Mnemosyne says:


    Well, they are Canadians.

  31. 31
    Bill E Pilgrim says:

    @Ruckus: Funny how differently I read that the first time through.

  32. 32
    Bill E Pilgrim says:

    Of course we think that’s funny and won’t be offended and so on. We live in the top part:


    Well I do, anyway.

  33. 33
    Just Some Fuckhead, Thought Leader says:

    @Comrade Mary: If you can set a broken limb, haggle for a car and organize a foolproof condiment caddy, I may be able to set you up with someone.

    Real quick if you have your own tow truck.

  34. 34
    Comrade Jake says:

    Except for their exports, like the Biebs. Those, I could do without.

  35. 35
    Corner Stone says:


    Imma border girl, i’m used to both spellings

    Tonight i’ll be your border girl
    I’m callin all my girls
    We’re gonna turn this party out
    I know you want my body
    Tonight i’ll be your border girl
    I’m callin all my girls
    I see you look me up and down
    And i came to party

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    Thor Heyerdahl says:

    @Bill E Pilgrim: Ahem…that would be the “United Provinces of Canada” :-)

  37. 37
    Yatsuno says:

    @Comrade Mary: I admit: my Canuckistani ex was a great guy. A little messed in the head, but still a big sweetie for a 2m tall defenceman.

  38. 38
    Bill E Pilgrim says:

    @Thor Heyerdahl: Ooh, sorey.

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    beltane says:

    @Comrade Jake: Most of Canada’s exports have been first rate. Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, and too many others to name. They have given so much that they can be forgiven for the occasional Justin Bieber, Ted Cruz, and David Frum.

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    Ultraviolet Thunder says:

    @beltane: Don’t forget Rob Ford, the gift to standup comics that just keeps giving.

  41. 41
    Bill E Pilgrim says:

    Okay so how is the major news in this story not the fact that the New Jersey Mayor’s mansion is called “Drumthwacket”?

    Sounds like Daffy Duck telling off someone playing the drums too loud.

    It does give the whole scandal a sort of Gilbert and Sullivan or Monty Python flair though it’s true.

  42. 42
    Thor Heyerdahl says:

    @Comrade Jake: Canadians walk among you…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44bT3S3Rx5I

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    mellowjohn says:

    how do you spell “Canada”?

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    Just One More Canuck says:

    @Comrade Mary: Yes. Yes we are

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    gbear says:

    @beltane: I’ll add Sloan to the list. They’ve had the same four band members for 20 years and have put out a goodly number of pretty enjoyable records. And they haven’t moved to the US.

  47. 47
    SiubhanDuinne says:


    And the two most famous Canadian Prime Ministers?

    Sir John-Eh?

    Sir Wilfred Laurie-Eh?

  48. 48
    Villago Delenda Est says:

    Tracktown, USA, is getting all of Sochi’s snow.


  49. 49
    Villago Delenda Est says:


    Someone in Atlanta has a brain.

    Make the wingtards scream in vain.

  50. 50
    Petorado says:

    There’s nothing like having such a foul, despicable despot like Putin putting a vicious hit on gay personhood to make it not only cool and rebellious, but downright patriotic to support gays. Counter to his intent, Vlad’s becoming an agent of broader worldwide acceptance of gays.

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    Just One More Canuck says:

    @Ultraviolet Thunder: You don’t know the half of it. I was driving from through Hamilton (west of Toronto) and had to pull off the highway so my wife could breast feed my daughter. I could see 4 Tim Horton’s stores from the parking lot we pulled into

  52. 52
    Villago Delenda Est says:


    I’m sure he’ll tell us, in a few years, that he actually meant to do that, ala Pee Wee Herman.

  53. 53
    GHayduke (formerly lojasmo) says:

    @Corner Stone:

    It isn’t about you.

  54. 54
    Anya says:

    Awesome! That’s the Canada I grew up in. Love and miss my former hometown Toronto. @beltane: I always hated that I went to the same school as David Forum (UTS). Ugh!

  55. 55
    Ruckus says:

    @Bill E Pilgrim:
    Then my work here is done.

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    YellowJournalism says:

    In Edmonton, they’re flying a rainbow flag at the legislature grounds for the duration of the games. Love this country.

  57. 57
    Drunken hausfrau says:

    Fabulous! Sarah P&T should love this.

  58. 58
    A.Political says:


    In Toronto, we’re fighting to keep ours flying


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    Nikolita says:

    Awesome commercial.
    Hello from BC! *waves*

  60. 60
    Nikolita says:

    Awesome commercial.
    Hello from BC!

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    karen says:

    The last time I was at a Tim Horton’s was probably six years ago or so. Do they still have the edible chili bowl?

    And I’d sell my soul for a Coffee Crisp and Caramilk.

  62. 62
    Fester Addams says:

    I see Google is flying the rainbow flag with Friday’s Olympic Google Doodle…

  63. 63
    YellowJournalism says:

    @A.Political: Jesus, that man really is just a stereotype frat boy (No offense to John’s boys) in a politician’s suit.

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