Basically homogeneous, at least near the 49th Parallel, Canadians are a blunt and unaccommodating people.  Through their mask of false politeness they spit at you, resent your strong US identity, resent your strong US dollar.  They’re afflicted, like all ego-bearing creatures, with the unshakable conviction that they’re superior to their neighbors.  They’re genuinely puzzled … More Canadia

Cocktail Spin: Gin & Tonic

Malaria is humankind’s greatest killer, outpacing school shootings and rainbow parties combined.  Theories purport variously that malaria created sickle-cell disorder, destroyed the Roman Empire, and killed half the people who ever lived.  We here at Remains of Style recently contracted malaria, and  thus sought out the disease’s only known treatment:  Gin & Tonic. Many moons … More Cocktail Spin: Gin & Tonic