For the first time since we went themed, PP will be doing a double issue! This extra-whammy will feature two seemingly unrelated themes packed nicely […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…]
As a child, most of the activities I engaged in outside of school had something to do with creativity. My mother, who was in law […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…]
It’s time to party.
Provocative Penguin is looking for writing submissions for “The Summer of Creativity”
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…]
‘I may still be drunk.’ ‘I don’t remember getting home.’ ‘I’m sorry for doing the things I did.’ ‘You need to let me see those […More…]
We (those of us who do a good portion of our living online) exist in a world where privacy has become a bit of a […More…]
I’m not going to lie, I didn’t vote for the subject of Beauty when “The PP Executive” was choosing this month’s topic. Though after putting together all of our pieces, I’m glad it’s where we went. This issue is short yet sweet and all about art; in life, as life, in passion and in bed.
“The trouble is that you think you have time.”
Accurately predicting the future is something we humans haven’t quite mastered yet. For example: This was supposed to be a warm winter in Canada, the world was going to end last month, and it doesn’t look like we’re getting those hoverboards or flying cars Back to the Future II predicted we’d have by 10/21/2015. Nonetheless, the future is an inspiring subject to many.
What will 2030 look like? We currently predict that it will feel warmer as the world’s major polluting nations fail to meet their own goals of carbon reduction. Or so we think. The truth is that we don’t know, nor could we. We can only possess knowledge of what we understand now and one of the few things that can be certain is that there is a lot more out there.
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…