Archive for the ‘history’ Category

The most underrated band in rock and roll? Perhaps. While Led Zeppelin bask in the glory of overexposure, Thin Lizzy languish in relative obscurity despite a run of amazing albums during the latter half of the seventies that outshine the parallel output of that oft-vaunted “greatest band in rock and roll history”. “The Boys Are […]


Another 365

02Jan08

The calendar is funny. Well, our calendar is funny, since I’m not overly familiar with other calendars, but they do exist and this simple fact speaks volumes on the arbitrary ways in which humans break time up into smaller pieces. Existence is a much easier concept to grasp when one can think of their life […]


Did anybody ever propose to unite Scotland with Poland or Hungary? Inland countries 800 miles off in the very heart of Europe. – Joseph Howe We hear it all the time: “Have noots!” they shout out the rolled-down windows of their shiny Ontario-plated SUVs and midsize luxury sedans. Then they have the nerve to make […]