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
by Darren Clarke, September 5, 2021 “I love it when a plan comes together.” I don’t mess around […]
Exploring who the Conservatives are and what they represent. The undue influence of Conservative media via various platforms. What the consequences of Conservative Governments has been- who has benefited, who has been hurt. What the Conservative Big Lie is. What will happen to our Universal Health Care.
by Darren Clarke, August 27, 2021 On the latest edition of the Which Brings Us To… podcast we […]
Was the LE CREDIT CARD CLUB made more, or less, enticing by the use of the French word for, “the,” at the start of their name? And, are their operators still, “Standing by?” Is altering the world fascinating to funkscinating appropriate even if it’s in the context of reviewing a George Clinton album? What was the War on Drugs really a war on? Who wore the sequin dress better? Charlene Tilton or Dustin Hoffman? What was Laser Floyd and why were lasers such a big deal in 1983?