Swiss Chalet: A Christmas Tale Of Two Different Buns

A Christmas Tradition: Remember the old Swiss Chalet Bun from the 70s, 80s, 90s? What kind of bun was it? There are many time-honoured Canadian traditions and institutions around Christmas time, including The Festive Special by Canadian chicken chain, Swiss Chalet. Let's just say, the times have changed. Gone are the 80s brown plates and …

Board Game Review – Nightmare (1991)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuhu03vk-B0 "Roll the dice!" The original Nightmare commercial had kid's buggin' out. Fan and lighting not included! Are you ready for the Nightmare board game review, you maggot? You must say: "Yes, my Gatekeeper!" Today on cottagemixtape.com's Board Game Reviews, we take a look at J. W. Spear & Sons' 1991 horror VHS board game, …

Rockwood Cinema Review: Almost Heroes (1998)

First off, no... not Almost Famous, this movie is in no way famous. Although there are famous people in it. Today on Rockwood Cinema Review, we take a look at Chris Farley's last feature full-length movie, the 1998 outdoor comedy, Almost Heroes. Chris Farley co-stars along side Matthew Perry (from the television show Friends) as …

Rockwood Cinema Review: Camp Cucamonga (1990)

Q: What does Jennifer Aniston (from Friends), Mötley Crüe, Cliff (from Cheers), DJ Tanner (from Full House), Urkel (from Family Matters) and Winnie Cooper AND Paul (from Wonder Years) have in common? A: This pile of flaming, camp garbage, Camp Cucamonga! The cast and crüe from Camp Cucamonga. Sherman Hemsley already distancing himself from this …

The 10-Day Album Challenge: Albums That Influenced The ‘Cottage Country Mix’ Series

Recently, going around the socials is the 10-Day Album Challenge, where you post albums that have most influenced you. So, my buddy, Brendan, threw down the glove, and like that: it's a list-off (*not a competition). Needless to say, its a daunting task (picking favourites) but I wanted to do one for the Cottage Country …