Monthly Archives: March 2018

R. Kelly, the Hedley Lead Singer, Weinstein and Cosby

show how entrenched sexism by males¬†is in the entertainment industry. There is a long historical precedent to this dating back to Fatty Arbuckle in the film industry and sixties rock. That long entrenched, that taken-for-granted, that hard-wired. Clearly that’s how … Continue reading

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Trump/The NRA Officially, Finally Respond to the Kids’ Marches

Just in time for Easter, the god of the NRA says the Second Amendment will never be repealed. The line has been drawn for forthcoming and future elections. The young people of America who supported the marches will only get … Continue reading

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A Good Piece on Stormy’s Success So Far

See Margaret Wente’s concise piece in today’s Globe and Mail.

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The Eagles on Relationship Trade-offs

I guess every form of refuge has its price.” –“Lyin’ Eyes” As Trump found out last Thursday and Sunday evenings.

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Some Aldous Huxley Views

It is necessary for us to be open to and conscious of information from all systems, sources, and worlds. It is necessary to balance emotions, flesh, and blood with mind and spirit. The organism needs to open up to the … Continue reading

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T2 Gets Ready to Waste More Taxpayer Millions

1. compensating a pre-Confederation Tsilhquot Nation case (You heard it here first.) 2. compensating the torture victim who claims Canada violated UN rights guidelines. (If he doesn’t get $s from T2, will it because he’s white? Sort of like the … Continue reading

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Four glimpses from a garret window

1 Sparrows chirp and pluck at scraps of empty gutters. 2 An old man leans on a rake and contemplates his dead spring lawn. 3 Two lovers pass by their care-less laughter rising from the lane as they disappear from … Continue reading

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Edmonton’s Weather Broken

Winter continues all this week into the next. Longest run of cold and snowy misery we’ve had in memory. The only good thing is that it has given people time to catch up on projects at home. Did get out … Continue reading

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The Most Stupid, Wasteful City Council in the World

So there’s nothing to put in the expensive galleria. I say, Open it up to the druggies, bums and street people 8 months a year in winter and have city council clean it up afterward. Then when the gondolas across … Continue reading

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Hollywood Does an 800 Page Russian Novel

Imagine the audacity of Richard Brooks to write a screenplay and to direct a 1958 Hollywood version of Dostoevsky’s 1880¬†classic novel The Brothers Karamazov. But in 2 hrs. and 25 mins., he manages the impossible and, despite some stereotyping, manages … Continue reading

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