I snagged a copy of The Atlantic at the airport before the flight back to Vancouver. Normally I would not be so optimistic to expect reading time sitting next to my toddler, but the cover story was an eye-grabber: a profile of political talk radio host John Ziegler written by David Foster Wallace. Wallace’s piece […]Read more "Is this the future of print?"
Spin your minimalist grooves via this intuitive, feline-based interface. Via WFMU’s Beware of the Blog, which recently pointed me to this amazing site that links bands to each other by common members. Ever wondered how many degrees of separation between Blondie and Black Sabbath? The answer is right here!Read more "Kompakt Kitties"
Anyone who has had the misfortune of talking music or popular culture with me the past few years has undoubtedly been subjected to my WFMU rant… This legendary freeform radio station, which I remember reading about with yearning growing up in Saskatchewan in my dogeared copy of Radiotext(e), not only streams in multiple formats 24/7, […]Read more "Freeform in Feed Form"
When one has neglected a weblog for so long, and there is so much of real importance worthy of investigation and reflection, it can be daunting to begin anew. Especially with a new year beginning. I’ll try not to let the backlog, or the long list of site improvements and updates that I’ve put on […]Read more "A year-end list worth paying attention to…"
As a transplanted prairie boy who grew up in thrall to his beloved Saskatchewan Roughriders (the only professional sports team in the province), there was no way I was going to miss yesterday’s Canadian Football League Western Final, which pitted the Riders against the BC Lions… not with the game played in my adopted city […]Read more "I never knew I cared…"