PostArctica: Surprises – Jam Report #13

You just never know what you are going to get at the Jam. Friday night at Cafe Kali being no exception to this rule as things started off quietly, perhaps because Wally Dae and Barry MacPherson were not there to kick it off as usual, but others stepped up and before you knew it we ...

PostArctica: Friends – Jam Report #12

Writing this on February 3 which signifies one month smoke free for me, hard to believe, and all I can say is it can be done, but you have to want it. Friends are a great source of support through this kind of personal journey and I have been lucky, very lucky there. And the ...

PostArctica: Light – Jam Report #11

At 5pm you can see it is still light out and that has always been a liberating experience for me, that first day of the 9-5 drudgery where you walk out and there is a sliver of light still in the sky at 5:01 and the world just somehow seems like a better place, that ...

PostArctica: Warmth – Jam Report #10

We have not had too many real cold days so far this winter but Friday night was one of them so I was a bit concerned about musicians wanting to drag their instruments down in that cold, especially someone like Robbie Daug who was forced out of his home in that infamous Christmas evening fire ...

PostArctica: Jam at Cafe Kali in Verdun

Last night was our 2nd edition of the Jam and it was a truly good time. The musicians work very well together, the people love the casual environment and it all comes together nicely.  Wally Dae is one of the greatest unknown singer songwriters of our time so it is a particular pleasure to have ...

Left Over: Adblock is Adhoc Answer to the Ugly Ad Dilemma

AdBlock Plus mobile browser could devastate publishers About 215 million people will use ad block services on their computers by June, company estimates CBC News Posted: May 25, 2015 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: May 25, 2015 5:17 AM ET Twenty-four hours after Ad Block Plus launched its Android browser with an ad blocker built ...

ffibs: Cutting video in short pants is easy: When asked he would

Filed under: Making fun of Harper, Videos

THE FIFTH COLUMN: Rick Mercer on the Low Wage Economy

theKrellant.ca: Outtakes from the NDP Leadership Convention

The Krellant Evening News brings you the deleted scenes from our special report on the NDP Leadership Convention. Every wondered about the NDP’s position on the weaponization of space, or how they plan on stealing the nation’s baby’s? Cat Reporter brings you the truth on these hot-button issues, and more! And Frank just can’t seem ...

cultural sn:afu: Sunday Blues Spotlight: Derek Miller

I first saw Derek Miller when he was featured on the live music TV program, ‘Arbor Live’, on the APTN (Aboriginal Peoples Television Network). Arbor Live is a fantastic show to catch great new and independent bands. Unfortunately the budget … Continue reading →

ROAR!: Happy Darwin Day

Late in posting this…my bad.  Happy Darwin Day!

ROAR!: Resolution #58 Ghiz, Casey and MacAulay – Day 15

Does it really matter that the PEI NDP’s asked our Premier, Robert Ghiz and our two other Liberal MP’s to comment on Reslolution #58?  Does it really matter that women on PEI stood in front of the Parliament building in Charlottetown sharing stories, calling for change, yelling shame at the PEI government?  Does it really ...

ROAR!: Media Literacy in PEI Schools

Would love to see PEI schools develop Media Literacy programs in Junior High, maybe even in Grade 6. My daughter is in Grade 6 and we talk about these types of issues when we watch TV and I see some add that says something to the effect of ‘if you don’t buy/wear makeup you’ll look old’.  ...

Canadian Progressive World: Occupy Wall Street: The Movie

Soon, we’ll get better understanding of the passion underlining the Occupy Wall Street movement. Via the big screen. But not from Michael Moore or some other leftty big-shot Hollywood film-maker. From film-savvy activists on the …Read More

theKrellant.ca: A Very Krellant Kristmas

In this special Christmas episode of The Krellant, Frank Feltman tells a story of holiday mishap, and his rescue from one unlikely cat…in verse!

theKrellant.ca: Krellant Special on Climate Change

In the latest edition of The Krellant Evening News, Cat Reporter is at the helm while Frank is out in the field interviewing Matthew Paterson, a farmer—err, university professor—about the latest round of climate change talks. Of course Cat Reporter brings in his own Cat Expert to ensure “fair and balanced” coverage of the issue…

theKrellant.ca: Frank’s Tribute to Andy Rooney

In the latest edition of Frankly Speaking, Frank pays homage to his friend and mentor, the late great Andy Rooney in his own complainerous style.

theKrellant.ca: Krellant Special Report on Occupy Toronto

In this episode of The Krellant Evenings News, Cat Reporter infiltrates the Occupy movement and learns of their secret plans to take over the world. Oh, and Frank has a new reason to freak out.

theKrellant.ca: Suzy Citizen, Episode 1

The people who brought you The Krellant Evening News have a new project: The Continuing Adventures of Suzy Citizen. Produced for Student Vote by Wildrun Productions, the web series follows a precocious ten-year-old as she discovers what it means to be politically active. Hilarious and heartwarming!!

Impolitical: Epic win

A metaphor for good versus evil. Overcoming the stresses of life, whatever they may be. Raw survival skills at their best. The beauty of nature. Whatever you’d like to make of it. Or just lazy but fun Sunday blogging fare. (h/t)

Geoff at Mount Allison: 600+ Views on Tips for Mount Allison University Students

 Hi everybody, I just wanted to make a quick comment on the “20 Tips in 20 Days for first-year students” video project I’ve been working on. In less than 50 hours there have been over 600 views of the three video tips posted so far and an incredibly positive reaction on both Facebook and Twitter. ...

theKrellant.ca: The Krellant Election Special—Youth Voting

Frank Feltanchor probes youth voter intentions in the latest video from the Krellant. In it, he gets to the heart of the resentment fueling political apathy among Canada’s youth.

Feminist Mom in Montreal: Brontë sisters power dolls

Thank you to my friend Sarah for sharing this wonderful video on facebook: I don’t really have anything to say about this aside from “Brontë sisters power up!”

Feminist Mom in Montreal: Brontë sisters power dolls

Thank you to my friend Sarah for sharing this wonderful video on facebook: I don’t really have anything to say about this aside from “Brontë sisters power up!”

Feminist Mom in Montreal: Kathleen Hanna on leadership

A few days ago, somebody posted this interview with Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre in ontd_feminism: In the interview, Hanna discusses how she feels about donating her zines and other papers to the New York University Library. More information about this is available in this article at Village Voice: (Read more…)