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    So Fucking Rock

    by  • 6/3/2011 • live music • 0 Comments

    Saw Tim Minchin at the Winter Garden Theatre tonight, and it was even better than I expected. I’d picked a seat in the theatre in one of the boxes on the left of the main floor. I’ll never pick a seat in the middle of the floor again, especially when they’re the same price. No […]

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    Record Store Day 2011

    by  • 4/16/2011 • music • 0 Comments

    I’m not now, and have never been a Record Snob. I don’t care how the music comes to me, I just want to hear it. That’s one of the reasons that I actually dislike Record Store Day and some of the artists who seem to sit back and giggle with glee as they make record […]

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    NXNE 2010 Film Series

    by  • 6/21/2010 • movies, music • 0 Comments

    I saw a bunch of films at the NFB Mediatheque and a couple at Toronto’s Underground Cinema as part of NXNE in 2010. I can’t believe that I never got around to writing anything more than tweets and iCal entries on these films. I’m going back through my calendar to add in entries to the […]

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    Busiest part of 2010 still ahead

    by  • 5/29/2010 • music, skeptic, travel • 1 Comment

    I didn’t do this much stuff in Halifax or in Vancouver… technically I’m not doing most of it in Toronto, either, but this is a lot of travel cost that’s immensely cheaper from this end of the country. I’m still considering going back to Vancouver for a session of film overdose with the Vancouver International […]

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    All Canadians are Criminals According to the NDP

    by  • 3/17/2010 • music • 0 Comments

    I sent the following email to federal opposition member Charlie Angus who recently tried to beat a dead horse on the floor of Parliament. These copyright “reforms” are just stupid – treat us all like criminals, and then use the funds generated from this tax to support artists who don’t need the support anyway. You […]

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    Fan Funded Projects

    by  • 10/14/2009 • music • 0 Comments

    I was reading Amanda Palmer’s blog entry about what she calls virtual crowd surfing or what others have called crowd-sourcing. I followed Kim’s link to her project, and then looked around for other interesting projects. Impossible Girl: Solo Record Project by Kim Boekbinder (of Vermillion Lies) This is the project that I went to today […]

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    Heavy Metal Middle East

    by  • 6/25/2009 • music • 0 Comments

    Heavy Metal in Baghdad. I wasn’t sure about this film, especially with the Vice Magazine connection. I was a bit worried that this would be some sort of hipster bullshit ironic crap. I was pleasantly surprised by the film and the story it had to tell; metalheads are pretty much the same everywhere, but these […]

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