Randall’s Rant (Tue. Jan. 27): Three punks break into a man’s home. Homeowner gets clubbed over the head with a tire iron. Homeowner grabs his legally-owned long gun and shoots the tire-iron guy in the leg. Police end up charging – the homeowner! Thoughts? ~ Randall
Ottawa guitar sensation Lee Jessen wrote this song when he was 11 years old, and it has been arranged by local star Robert Farrell. This is Lee’s first music video:
Randall’s Rant (Mon. Jan. 26): The story of an Ottawa woman who has made a miraculous recovery after being hit by a train. ~ Randall
Staying home this winter, but wishing you could head somewhere warm? Tired of the snow and cold? This weekend, we’re offering a mental vacation.
Randall’s Rant (Fri. Jan. 23): A new plant was about to set up shop in Smiths Falls. It would mean full-time jobs, big tax dollars for the town. Then someone complained. Appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board. The company said the Hell with it, not worth the hassle. Because of one complaint! ~ Randall
As expected, Rush have announced a three-month tour to celebrate 40 years as a band, and a return to the road after a taking a long break. Unfortunately, they forgot to add Ottawa to the itinerary.
Randall’s Rant (Thu. Jan. 22): I’m going crazy trying to lose weight. In fact, starting to think it’s not possible. I need help! ~ Randall
Randall’s Rant (Wed. Jan. 21): Toronto police have charged three Leaf fans after they threw Leaf jerseys onto the ice at the Air Canada Centre. The three received fines. There could be criminal charges next time, police say. What’s your take on all this? Mine on the Rant. ~ Randall
Randall’s Rant (Tue. Jan. 20): Mike Ditka, NFL Hall of Fame coach, says if he had an 8 year old son he wouldn’t let him play football. Too violent, too many concussions, he says. Would you let your 8 year old son play football? ~ Randall