video_store

 

As video stores disappear, so too does a small part of city life.

ueli_steck

 

When regular mountain climbing just won't do anymore...

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Ongoing events in the Middle East are significant, on this we can all agree. But of what significance are they? Jeremy Johnson holds this moment as one of planetary awakening, the birth pangs of a global culture.

arj barker

 

Arj Barker cleanses cruelty from the kingdom of his shower.  Hilarious.

xmen

 

What do mutants have to teach us about the creation of humanity community? 

strawberry crumbleIt's berry season. My girlfriend made crumble out of a batch of strawberries my parents picked from a local farm. Here's the recipe.

lucas & vader

 

 

 

Star Wars is about George Lucas. He used to be Luke Skywalker. Now he's Darth Vader. 

writer block

 

On the sacred art and suffering of doing your life's work.

 

Bessie Jackson's (nee Lucille Bogan) Shave 'Em Dry is the third and final post in our Saturday Jukebox triptych on the evolution of musical influence.

 

 

Queen and Freddie Mercury are post two in our day long Saturday Jukebox triptych looking at the evolution of musical influence.

 

 

Muse's Uprising provides the first post in our Saturday Jukebox triptych looking at the evolution of a musical lineage.

fish

 

The time of denial is over, the worlds oceans are in deep decline. Here's some resources on the state of our oceans, and what we can do to turn the tide.

 

Oh, the city has gone mad. And I’m not referring to the riots that took place last week. That was last week’s madness. This is this week.

VJ_Day_Kiss

 

Does an iconic kiss tell us anything about our times?

vancouver riot

 

My boss, Dean Peter Elliott with a very thoughtful and eloquent response to the Vancouver riots.

Arcade Fire in studio

Sound Opinions is a Chicago based public radio rock n roll talk show. 

 

Tonight, let's take time to consider the bright side of Vancouver that has refused to be defined by Wednesday night's traumatic events.

jamie_oliver

 

The growth of the post-industrial food movement continues at a rapid pace. Here are resources to further our understanding of this important transformation. (videos)

 

riot

 

Last night, there were riots in Vancouver. But before we got to that, there was an entire city that committed itself to a hockey team...

buckyworld

 

 

Buckminster Fuller, trim-tabs, and new perspectives on life.

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