300map.jpg

vidTO: 300 Bloor Blue Night Jam



[ - click video to play - runs 2mins - drunken profanity within - ]

It's not often we get to see young, drunk Torontonians performing Bob Marley and Bob Dylan classics with a Blue Night bus twist! Their improvised lyrics to "No Bus Fare, No Ride" and "Knocking on the Bus Driver's Door" got a little chuckle out of me.

The beloved TTC Blue Night bus network (aka the "Vomit Comet") is a service I seldom experience but on the rare occasion do take advantage of. On weekends the Bloor-Danforth and Yonge routes can be a particularly wild rides. The downtown bars and nightclubs close and the drunken revelrers board the bus on Bloor for destinations as far as Scarborough in the east to Etobicoke in the way out west. The sober minority, some on their way to or from work, often smirk but sometimes look more like they're dreading every moment of it.

This weekend was no exception, apparently. Check out this video I came across and added to the blogTO YouTube group.

I remember when we only had 30cents,
to get six people on the blue line bus.
Well we finally get on then we throw up
all over all of the passengers,
and we just got second last call.

All in good, drunken fun I suppose.


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

Toronto businesses say we're not in this together anymore as lockdown continues

CNE planning to reopen for summer 2021 in Toronto

People are sharing their unpopular opinions of Toronto and some are pretty harsh

People are slipping on icy sidewalks all over Toronto right now

Couples in Toronto are bravely getting married in the cold out by the lake

Advocates in Toronto say barricaded seating at Union Station targets the homeless

Somebody stole a TTC uniform and Toronto police are on the case

These funny personal ads for Toronto singles are helping people date right now