Doiron’s music is a box of crayons when you are seven. It is the first time you had ice cream. It is a genuine smile from a stranger when you least expected it and most needed it.
by Darren Clarke, October 10, 2021 1984 and 1985 produced a bumper crop of epic albums like, This […]
by Darren Clarke, October 3, 2021 We finish off the year 1985 talking about topics like the ongoing […]
That’s where I’m headed- From the impasse, into the forest, the ocean, the stars. The voyage done as nakedly as possible- wholly unarmed and not just void of a destination, resistant of one.
by Darren Clarke, September 23, 2021 Richard Vernon : [From his office] Jesus Christ Almighty! What in God’ s name is […]
Take a moment Canada to savour this small victory for the truth over propaganda. We may have barely passed but most countries fail this test. Consider even in the tight Democrat victory in the last U.S. election Americans at least had significant counterpoints for right wing propaganda. Canadians did not have this luxury.
If you want to understand where the seeds of hate and division are being sown in Canada, it’s as difficult as typing, “Ontario Proud,” in the Facebook search bar and pressing Enter.
In the final instalment of Which Brings Us To… 1984, we talk the challenges in trying to reconcile the art versus the life of Bill Cosby, we consider the admirable legal career of Gloria Allred, we explore the state of Menudomania in 1984, we chat about a few great books including- The Unbearable Lightness of Being, So Long and Thanks for All the Fish, and like always, there’s a whole locker full of much, much, more.
by Darren Clarke, September 11, 2021 1984 brought us the existential question, “Where’s the Beef?” It brought us […]
“The big rebellion thing was writing your own fuckin’ songs and trying to come up with your own story, your own picture, your own book, whatever. So he can’t drive 55, because that was the national speed limit? Okay, we’ll drive 55, but we’ll make crazy music.”
Mike Watt, Minutemen