October 2, 2005 - CIBC Run for the Cure 2005
Team TheHammer.ca ran their butts off this year, raising money for CICB's Run for The Cure. Three cheers for all who participated - Heather, Jen, Jason, Trevor, Martha, Holly, Kristina, Dave, Kevin, Nora, and Steve! We all had a great time! More photos are available here.
March 2, 2005 - Max Keeping Bowlathon 2005
TheHammer.ca "GutterJacks" Team raised money for The Max Keeping Foundation and bowled their asses off. Thanks to everyone who participated and raised money!
Feb 10, 2005 - Submission to CBC
Well, we just HAD to submit something to CBC's Stand and Deliver contest... why not, eh? Be listening to CBC Radio March 14-18 to see if our submission made it into the finals. We have our fingers crossed...
Dec 24, 2004 - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
We want to wish our readership and everyone else who made TheHammer.ca a success story in 2004 a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Please join us for another satirical-filled year in 2005!
Dec 10, 2004 - The Hammer Raises over $1000 for the Shepards of Good Hope
The Hammer was able to raise over $1000 for the Shepards of Good Hope, which in turn provides over 500 Christmas dinners for Ottawa's homeless.
Thanks to Matthew Firth, Tim's Myth, Zapods and everyone who contributed to the cause!
Nov 25, 2004 - The Hammer Christmas Extravaganza! A benefit for the homeless
Our brother Kevin got us together to raise money for the Shepards of Good Hope - lets pay for Christmas dinner for Ottawa's homeless.
Oct 3, 2004 - Run for the Cure - $800 Raised!
The Hammer Team got off their asses and ran in the 2004 CIBC Run for the Cure.
We raised over $800 for breast cancer research. Thanks to everyone who joined up to run and all those who donated to the cause!!
June 10, 2004 - Judging Bartenders
One of the McGraw brothers will be judging a Dr. McGillicuddy's "Are You What The Doctor Ordered?" bartender competition at The Great Canadian Cabin in Ottawa. Visit our
friends at BeerChill.com for information and photos.
May 31, 2004 - The Hammer News Network Broadcasts on CKCU FM
After meeting Alanna MacDougall (CKCU Monday Special Blend) at a party and enjoying several bottles of tequila, Alanna was happy to start playing HNN segments on Monday mornings on CKCU. Thanks Alanna!!!
February 20, 2004 - Satire Publishing Lecture
Buford and Dave McGraw have been visiting "Encounters with Canada" giving prospective journalism students a fresh perspective on media streams.
October 2st, 2003
talks with Jim Richards on CFRB Newtalk Toronto this Friday night. Tune
June 6th, 2003 - TheHammer.ca team raises over $1200 for Christie Lake Camp for Kids
The Hammer participated in The 8th Annual Enbridge Canoe for Kids and raised money to send underprivileged kids to camp. Here are some photos!
May 3rd, 2003
the CBC interview here
May 2nd, 2003, 12:30pm CBC
**UPDATED** Tune into CBC's
Ontario Today with Dave Stephens as we discuss The
Hammer, airing Friday May 2nd at 12:30pm
Listen Live, either on CBC one
or through there web site.
April 3rd, 2003
Check out this
Saturday's Globe and Mail(April 5th,2003) for comments from The
Hammer on war satire.
March 4th, 2003
Buford and David
are giving a lecture on Saticial Jounalism at Encounters with Canada on March
December 8th, 2002
edition of The Hammer (www.thehammer.ca/micro/) has been re-built and works
pretty darn well! Pick up your cell phone or palms and start browsing.
those with headline based websites, our headline feed is located at www.thehammer.ca/feed/thehammer.xml
new website has been put off until January. We've got to test all the crazy new
features it has!
November 6th, 2002
merchandise will be coming out for the Christmas season. Toques, shirts and Caps
are on the menu so far.
TheHammer.ca will be releasing a new version of the
website in December...
...stay tuned for a few surprises!
February 15th, 2002
introduced an RDF/RSS Feed for those who would like to make use of our
The Hammer Radio is in the process of final touch-ups and
mixdown... I bet you can't wait!!
January 7th, 2002
The Hammer Radio
kicks off with glowing reviews... Check
Out the Radio Stream
December 7th, 2001
Hammer is here - Point your wireless device to http://www.thehammer.ca/micro and
get WAPPY! The Real News, current Story headlines and The Glebite are featured.
100% WAP, 100% Unnecessary and 100% Fun!
November 23, 2001
gagpipe.com! They were featured in SHIFT magazine on their top 20 list. Congrats
on a job well done!
November 12, 2001
The Hammer was
featured as The Site of the Week at rabble.ca Visit their great website: www.rabble.ca
November 9, 2001
Issue 13 is
released with features:
- The Great Canadian Rotation: Upload your photo and be face-to-face with
other Great Canadians
- Reader's comments are visable on each page
- The "Real News??" Section is born. Real news headlines with a Hammer twist.
October 29th, 2001
The Hammer was
featured in The Ottawa Citizen and The Montreal Gazette.
September 9th 2001
drives "The Hammer Mobile" at the Cornwall Speedways "Fireball Enduro" 100 Lap
Race. Ninety-five cars started, a half-dozen crossed the finish line. See Pictures