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Chapter 54
February 4, 2018

My Favourite Things Now Comes in Convenient Capsule Form

Well, I never! A Few of My Favourite Things doesn't need your permission!
1. My favourite newspaper/skeletal Shakespearean character: The New Yorick Times...
2. My favourite Quebecois film and theatre director/satirical Web site: Robert Lepage aux Folles...
3. My favourite gossip columnist/soft hat: Rona Beret...
4. My favourite Shakespearean spirit/song by The Refreshments: Cali"Banditos..."
5. My favourite rock band/place to collect water: Twisted Cistern...
6. My favourite Venetian merchant traveller/crippling disease: Marco Polio...
7. My favourite jazz pianist and singer/opening prayer of the service on the eve of Yom Kippur: Nat King Kol Nidre...
8. My favourite Echo and the Bunnymen song about a punctuation mark: "Ellipse Like Sugar"
9. My favourite TV series about a Vietnamese Communist leader starring an east Asian woman: The Ho Chi Mindy Project...
10. My favourite Ghostbuster/Salieri portrayer: Bill F. Murray Abraham...
11. My favourite Atlanta Brave/television writer: Hank Aaron Sorkin...
12. My favourite The Martian actor/1930s writer: Matt Damon Runyon...
13. My favourite Batman character/Newfoundland actor: Commissioner Gordon Pinsent...
14. My favourite song and dance man/fantasy author: Gene Kelley Armstrong...
15. My favourite Roseanne Barr spouse/golf pro: Tom Arnold Palmer...
16. My favourite piano man/screenwriter and film producer: Billy Joel Coen...
17. My favourite sitcom curmudgeon/original Man from U.N.C.L.E. star: Larry David McCallum...
18. My favourite TV series set in the 60s about the power of pastries to spark memories: Madeleine Men...
19. My favourite mystery writer/source of illumination: Raymond Chandelier...
20. My favourite Marvel character/bread made by native Canadians: Bruce Bannock...
21. My favourite newspaper/Mr. Robot actor: The Globe and Malek...
22. My favourite children's game/feminist theatre experience: The Heidi and Go Seek Chronicles...
23. My favourite TV spin-off series/right-wing's radical leftie bogeyman: Better Call Saul Alinsky...
24. My favourite brand of gin/comic book film adaptation: Tanqueray Girl...
25. My favourite comedienne/boss: Kristen bigWiig...
26. My favourite gonzo rock star/mathematician: Ted Ramanujan...
27. My favourite actor in Sex and the City/form of free running: Sarah Jessica Parkour...
28. My favourite undoubtedly historically accurate figure/pop singer: Baldrick Astley...
29. My favourite Extant performer/Ethiopian emperor: Haile Berry Selassie..
30. My favourite director of Beatles films/musical about the French revolution: Richard Lester Miserables...
31. My favourite Ricky Martin song dedicated to a Norse trickster god: "Ma Vida Loki..."

A Few of My Favourite Things could become a few of your favourite things this month, if you'd only let them...
1. My favourite Canadian actor/long-legged freshwater and coastal bird: Don Heron...
2. My favourite novel about a nobody who rises to power through modern communications networks: A Face in the Cloud...
3. My favourite powder to spread on sore skin/black power activist: Talcum X...
4. My favourite dessert/TV nanny: Flan Drescher...
5. My favourite Daily Show correspondent/jeans material: Rob Corduroy...
6. My favourite Ultravox member/place to graze cattle: Midge Pasture...
7. My favourite original cast ghostbuster/Donald Trump supporter: Harold Ignoramus...
8. My favourite breakfast cereal/way to tie my hair: Captain Scrunchie...
9. My favourite photo finish/American spy: Matte Helm...
10. My favourite adventure writer/way of diverting water: Robert Sluice Stevenson...
11. My favourite Canadian media mogul/phrase indicating the same old same old: Izzy As Per Usual...
12. My favourite modernist poet/portrayer of Phillip Marlowe: T. S. Eliot Gould...
13. My favourite fairy/female comedian: Tina Fae...
14. My favourite TV series about a lawyer who cut Samson's hair: L.A. Delilah...
15. My favourite Latina actor/vacation drink: Elizabeth Pena Coloda...
16. My favourite heavy metal band/Beverly Hills, 90210 star: Judas Priestley...
17. My favourite antidote to right wing media: a cure for what Roger Ailes you...
18. My favourite insect/American actress: Samantha Praying Mathis...
19. My favourite hair dye/Borscht Belt comedian: Henna Youngman...
20. My favourite side dish to eat on top of a mosque: Minaret Rice...
21. My favourite tent material/Murphy Brown actress: Canvas Bergen...
22. My favourite road on which to drive to a New Orleans post-secondary school: a Tulane highway...
23. My favourite Flash villain/beachwear: Eobart Thong...
24. My favourite Martin Scorsese film character/October holiday avatar: Rupert Pumpkin...
25. My favourite medical condition about a French boy adventurer: Tintinitus...
26. My favourite way for a horror writer to barely make a living: Stephen Eking...
27. My favourite college football team/magician team: Penn State and Teller...
28. My favourite political number cruncher before he was born: Neonate Silver...
29. My favourite Robert Altman film set in Scotland: Come Back to the Five and Dime, Aberdeen, Aberdeen...
30. My favourite Saturday Night Live cast member/unpleasant smell: Dan Acrid...
31. My favourite Greek goddess/deli delight: a Hera sandwich...

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