It started casually at Tim McCready’s house party, a NXNE party at a house, attended by the coolest people I’ve ever seen in my life. […More…]
First, Navi, ambient performers playing parts of their upcoming album ‘Derelict__528’ in a cool, tiny Kensington office/event space. A projector shone from behind a piece […More…]
First we misfired: we went to catch the end of a show featuring 5 ukuleles players at Rancho Relaxo, but mistakenly went to El Rancho […More…]
Judges consider “life” 25 years but it’s actually longer, meaning marrying the wrong person can lead to a lengthier imprisonment than murder.
Destroying public green space for…what? Central Tech’s football field is in an undeniably brutal state of disrepair, but the solution favoured by the Toronto District […More…]
Critics and audiences around the world have been raving about God and Homer for centuries. Homer’s popularity isn’t what it was, but God still commands […More…]
The Hazlitt interview that instantly made David Gilmour the writer more infamous than the musician by the same name really got under people’s skin. Though […More…]
NXNE was, overall, a drunken mess. So, writing about it more than a week after and not post-show at 5am while drunk, which I’ve done, […More…]
June 14—Thursday night The night began with a hiccup. I was to meet people at the Comfort Zone, and my memory of that dilapidated shithole […More…]
There used to be almost no conversation I enjoyed more than ‘is there or is there not a god?’. I didn’t think there was and […More…]
A review of Piano Ecstasy – A Toronto Musical Event at Koerner Hall on April 26, 2013
In the upper stratosphere of perfect art no two masterpieces are alike. Each bears the original imprint of its creator and demonstrates his hitherto unseen genius to the world.
Tolstoy’s War and Peace was hailed by critics as “a rollicking historical novel written for that amorphic and limp creature, ‘the general reader,’ and more specifically the young,” On the other hand, the Farrelly brothers also really knocked Dumb and Dumber out of the park.
The two classics of world culture, both based on true stories, are founded on the same philosophical view regarding history, and this is embedded into the core of both works…