Halifax
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The Reading List for June 17, 2014

– After giving us all the giggles with Chow Down at Chick-fil-A” and their momentously hilarious “Boy Is a Bottom” — which has been viewed more than 13 million times — it has been reported that DWV, the trio of Willam Belli, Detox Icunt and Vicky Vox has disbanded. Let’s watch the NSFW video one more time, for old times’ sake.

– The province of Alberta has granted a new birth certificate to a trans boy, and the province is changing its rules around requiring surgery for trans individuals who wish to change their sex on government documentation.  

– Calling all Halifax bear aficionados, comic book nerds and beat lovers: Hodor from Game of Thrones is coming to Hal-Con to DJ.

– Will Tinky Winky still have his purse, now that a Halifax company is looking to bring back the Teletubbies?

A good way to start your day:  The Tonight Show presents Brian Williams doing “Baby Got Back. With a special appearance by Kathie Lee Gifford. 

And finally, Jimmy Somerville recently reprised “Smalltown Boy” in a short acoustic version and uploaded it to YouTube. Wow.