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August 15, 2018: Robot Lover & Statues
Joe Vu and Kate Davis have a data with destiny when they discuss the idea of having robots as lovers. Then, Patrick Ledwell and Abdul Butt bust a move when they debate statues.
A robot romantic partner is a good option
There’s no replica for Joe Vu and Kate Davis’ debate on whether or not a robot would make a decent boyfriend or girlfriend.
We should stop building statues
Patrick Ledwell and Abdul Butt are putting their arguments on a pedestal when they question if we should stop building statues.
August 11, 2018: Being Big & Small Roles
The stakes are huge when larger-than-life comedians Fatima Dhowre and Mike Delamont debate whether life’s harder being big. Then, Darcy Michael and Morgan Brayton give an award winning performance arguing if any role is a good one.
It ain't easy being big
Fatima Dhowre and Mike Delamont super-size their arguments when they discuss if life is more difficult if you're large.
Any role in a film or TV series is a good one
Darcy Michael and Morgan Brayton are causing a scene when they debate if there's any truth to the statement: "There are no small parts, only small actors."
August 8, 2018: More Parking & Marry School Sweetheart
There’s no stopping for Erica Sigurdson and Sean Lecomber as they try to validate their arguments over whether or not we need more parking spaces. Then, Howie Miller and Kathleen McGee engage in the question: Should you marry your high school sweetheart?
We need more parking spaces!
Erica Sigurdson and Sean Lecomber aren’t staying neutral when they tackle the issue of sufficient parking spaces.
Marrying your high school sweetheart makes sense
Howie Miller and Kathleen McGee are gathered here to today to determine whether or not it makes sense to marry your high school sweetheart.
August 4, 2018: Brunch & We Don't Exist
Amanda Brooke Perrin and Nour Hadidi give an egg-ceptional performance in the topic of brunch. Then, Chris Locke and Simon Rakoff flesh out the answer to the question: do we actually exist?
Let's do brunch!
Amanda Brooke Perrin and Nour Hadidi hash things out when they debate if the meal between breakfast and lunch is really that enjoyable.
We do not exist
Whereas scientists and mystics agree that we are but an ever-changing interplay of matter and energy, be it resolved that we do not exist. Chris Locke and Simon Rakoff are ever present when they debate if we are living in reality or an illusion.
August 1, 2018: Food Courts & Nails vs. Screws
Yumi Nagashima and Katie-Ellen Humphries make a meal of their debate on food courts. Then, Big Daddy Tazz and Scott Faulconbridge hit the nail on the head when they discuss nails vs. screws.
There's no better dining experience than the food court
Yumi Nagashima and Katie-Ellen Humphries give some food for thought when they discuss if food courts are the best place to eat.
The nail is superior to the screw
Big Daddy Tazz and Scott Faulconbridge know the drill when they dispute whether the superior fastener is the nail or the screw.
July 28, 2018: Grey Hair & Sneakers
This week DeAnne Smith and Deborah Kimmett give us a topic to dye for when they debate grey hair. Then, Graham Chittenden and Sunee Dhaliwal pour their heart and sole into the topic of sneaker obsessions.
No one should have grey hair
DeAnne Smith and Deborah Kimmett are not taking it Nice n’ Easy when they argue if we should shield or show off grey hair.
You can never have too many pairs of sneakers!
Sunee Dhaliwal and Graham Chittenden hit the ground running when they try to answer the question: Can you ever have too many pairs of sneakers?
July 25, 2018: Stop Talking Weather & Crowdfunding
Amanda Brooke Perrin and Dave Hemstad turn up the heat when they debate weather talk. Then, Courtney Gilmour and Erica Sigurdson are raising fun when they challenge online fundraising platforms.
Stop talking about the weather!
There’s snow time like the present for Amanda Brooke Perrin and Dave Hemstad to discuss if we should stop talking about the weather!
Everyone should crowdfund
Courtney Gilmour and Erica Sigurdson add their two cents when they challenge the true value of online fundraising campaigns.
July 21, 2018: Moose vs. Beaver & Mani-Pedis
Moose-lover Lorne Cardinal (Corner Gas) behooves Craig Lauzon (Royal Canadian Air Farce) to damn the beaver as Canada's national animal. Then, Graham Clark shows his feet to Lori Gibbs.