In preparation for (or celebration of) The Stanley Cup Playoffs, you will find nothing better on the Internet today than Greg Klymkiw’s featured article in the eminent UK Film Mag Electric Sheep.
It’s been a long time since I’ve read something as insightful about hockey, Canadian Cinema and the nation’s psyche. Absorb this and you’ll gain a thorough understanding of a big chunk of who we are and why the gladiatorial tournament that begins tonight means so much to so many of us.
And if you want an even more immersive experience -- you’ve got until 7:30 Eastern this evening to sign on for the 6th Annual Infamous Writers Hockey Pool.
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Three solid months of fun and frolic, suspense and excitement.
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But go read Greg’s awesome essay first.