I was looking for a graphic to feature this week. There was only one choice. You might want to avert your eyes (click on the photo to enlarge it). This is Miss Canada 2015?s hockey-themed costume for the recent Miss Universe contest....Show More Summary
I was looking for a graphic to feature this week. There was only one choice: This is Miss Canada 2015's hockey-themed costume for the recent Miss Universe contest. As one wag said, 'It really sticks out!' Yes, Chanel Beckenlehner really scored a hat trick with her fellow Canadians,(look closely to...
I'll defer from commenting on the Miss Universe competition per se, but couldn't resist posting this photo of Miss Canada wearing her "national costume."As a former manager of a collegiate hockey team, I was startled by the 20-14 "score"...Show More Summary
Miss Canada currently is flooring observers with her decision on the best way to stick out from the crowd. That’s because she chose a hockey stick as the appropriate way to prove she’s unique. And the determinedly grinning girl is just...Show More Summary
The Miss Universe competition kicked off with hot ladies from around the world showing off their “national garb”... which sounds really patriotic -- but it was really just an excuse to have fun with stereotypes! Just ask Miss Canada...
Miss Universe Canada really likes hockey—her costume has been making the rounds—but almost all of these costumes are outlandish. [The Daily Mail] Here's Paddy Johnson talking to artist Coby Kennedy, Art Place America Executive Director Jamie Bennett, and Galapagos Director Robert Elmes on the subject of gentrification on BK Live. Show More Summary
Forget evening gowns and bikinis: The best part of the Miss Universe Pageant each year has to be the parade of national costumes.
(Photo: AP/J. Pat Carter) Chanel Beckenlehner of Caledon, Ontario represented Canada at the Miss Universe pageant in Miami yesterday. She wore a fantastic costume that displays her homeland’s love for hockey. In the place of a tiara, Beckenlehner wore a model of the Stanley Cup and a hockey goal net. Show More Summary
Even wonder what would happen if Don Cherry and Lady Gaga collaborated on a costume? Wonder no more.
I have not been watching the Miss Universe pageant contest. Not even a little bit. Now, however, having seen the delightful insanity that is Miss Canada’s nationally themed outfit, I am realizing the huge mistake I’ve made. Chanel Beckenlehner,...Show More Summary
This is amazing.
The "National Costume" round of the Miss Universe pageant went down last night -- where contestants basically dressed up as stereotypes from their home countries. Miss France wore a beret. Miss Great Britain dressed up like the Queen's…
News and notes from around the interweb: Don’t miss my giveaway for hotel stays and Frequent Traveler University tickets. I’m looking forward to meeting everyone at Frequent Traveler University December 3-5 in DC! Canada’s Supreme Court ruled against allowing damages for the couple who wasn’t able to order an inflight 7-Up in French. Show More Summary
Jenna Talackova, the model who was abruptly disqualified from Miss Universe Canada when it came to light that she'd been born male, continues to win at things that are far more important than a pageant conglomerate run by a sleazy gremlin (Donald Trump, preeminent Gremlin of Sleaze). Show More Summary
Sept. 9, 2013 – Toronto, Canada – Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and University Health Network (UHN) have found a new link between early-onset Parkinson's disease and a piece of DNA missing from chromosome 22. Show More Summary
When we think of prostheses, we usually imagine replacements for missing arms and legs that help people regain physical ability lost due to an accident or disease. But researchers at McGill University in Canada tried to imagine a different...Show More Summary
Chalk it up to a typo. Denise Garrido was crowned Miss Universe Canada in a live webcast on Saturday night, but it turns out she was actually just the third runner up. Oops. According to the Beauties of Canada organization, which selects...Show More Summary
Post by Emily Abbate Imagine someone handing you your life's biggest dream and then crushing it moments later. I can't even put into words how horrible I feel for Denise Farrido, who was crowned Miss Universe Canada last Saturday. The...Show More Summary
The happy yet doomed reign of Denise Garrido as Miss Universe Canada lasted just one day, after a scoring mix-up was found to have incorrectly awarded her the title Saturday. The crown was then given to another contestant, Riza Santos of Calgary.
When Denise Garrido was crowned the 2013 Miss Universe Canada, she was genuinely shocked. The rest of the country was as well, when it was then announced that she was wrongfully crowned due to a typo.