That’s it, I can’t take it anymore. Every day another bomb drops is the real-life soap opera that is Toronto City Hall. The mayor smokes […More…]
Reimagining Flamenco guided its audience down a path through the Andalusian foothills. At first, it excited the senses with vibrant rasguedeado strumming accented by powerful […More…]
Until recently, there was a broad consensus that all life on earth depended on the sun for nourishment. Photosynthesis, the miracle of Earth’s chlorophyll-ridden flora, […More…]
This was a special month in Provocative Penguin history. In a surprise coup – one which did not make the papers as many were focused […More…]
“For me, there is not such a big gap between the arts nor should people really pay attention to such distinctions.”
If there is anything unique about the human race, at least as far as I know, it is the supremely arrogant belief that some all […More…]
The European Union (By Danny DeVito) Conceived as a way to unify Europe and insulate the continent from the risk of devastating war, the utopian […More…]
The Fujitsu F-series: a cell phone designed for cheaters.
A chat about where art, music and authority collide.
Anyone, and everyone, who has ever attempted to find love in the digital meat market can tell you: this is one bazaar where caveat emptor is the watchword du jour. You never know what you are going to get. That stunner you’ve been chatting with might actually be a love-starved convict, a tranny, your cousin, or worse…
You should take it for granted that the sexy photos on someone’s OKCupid profile were taken long ago, before gravity and years of chain smoking had time to distort her silhouette or weather his chiseled features. That said, does it really matter if that person you’ve discovered on the other end of the fiber optic cable is your perfect mate?
An optimist might argue that online dating has done more for those searching for true love than it has for those of us, myself especially, who use it as a hunting ground for depraved anonymous sex partners. By eliminating, or at the very least reducing, our reliance on purely physical metrics of attraction…
I have spent the better part of this past month pondering the future, trying to form some unique thought or come to some new insight […More…]
To paraphrase the opening line from one of my favorite books, “To be born again, first you have to die.” In this, the inaugural issue of Provocative Penguin, we celebrate the life and death of Provocative Penguin…