Bye bye Taco Tuesday, just say no to yoga pants, make dating great again plus want to work for Canada's top spy agency?
Published Thursday, February 22, 2018 3:43PM MST
Our Pop Culture Panel looks at the battle over Taco Tuesday, the pros and cons of wearing yoga pants, nice dating site that is looking to make dating great again plus, keep it a secret, but how'd you like to work for Canada's top spy agency?
Say goodbye to Taco Tuesdays and hello to Taco Tuesdaze
Did you know “Taco Tuesday” is a registered trademark? Calgary restaurant Blanco Cantina learned the hard way when they received a cease and desist letter from the parent company of Taco Time Canada, who owns the registered trademark. A similar fight has occurred over the use of the Oilers’ “Battle of Alberta” phrase.
Companies can trademark almost any catchphrase, so is it worth the effort? And is it possible to truly own the use of these slogans?
How glamorous could a job with Canada’s Security Intelligence Service be?
An video commercial by CSIS features aerial lookouts, computer surveillance, codified text, and action movie music. It's all to promote a job within the organization.
Is a role with CSIS as exciting, elite, and mysterious as presented? We asked our pop culture panelists: what do you think of CSIS’ recruitment strategy?
Can women both feel and look good in their workout gear?
An opinion piece The New York Times argues that women are focusing on the wrong aspect of exercising.
According to the author, women choose to wear yoga pants because they want to look good, not because they’re practical workout gear.
Is there pressure to be fit and fashionable? How long will we continue to debate women’s wear?
Match-making service for Trump supporters
Don’t let your personal politics get in the way of dating.
A new website offers to pair one Trump supporter with another in an effort to “make dating great again.
” To sign up, a user must be straight, but they don’t have to be single. The dating site says, “When political foundation is the same, the sky is the limit.”
Our Pop Culture Panel is made up of: Linda Hoang, digital strategist and blogger; Shannon Burns, afternoon announcer at 104.9 Virgin Radio Edmonton and Tom Keenan, author and professor of environmental design and computer science at the University of Calgar.