I Suspect…

Because some of us spoke less over the course of the pandemic year, our voices are stronger. Some of us who had to speak more, those voices will equally be stronger. I’m optimistic for what lies ahead. Despite the obstacles in the way. More to come.

Legacy

In one of his final interviews, Frank Zappa was asked how would he want to be remembered? His response was “It’s not important”. A cursory search can reveal hundreds of thousands of ways that Frank Zappa is remembered by the world that knew his work. He did have a point that was not caught in […]

Master of Puppets – Metallica’s Masterpiece

Metallica’s metal masterpiece remains one of the greatest heavy records to ever be made. Many tracks are now staples of classic music radio and the band continues to draw in a new generation of fans. Part of Metallica’s draw is because of the raw yet fresh sounds from Master and it’s predecessor Ride The Lightning. […]

Content Value

Even a single word on the page is valuable. It is something. Whether it becomes one of many, or one representing a title. It is something. Treat it with the value it deserves. Even if it gets scrapped later, it still represented something. @WriterDann

40 Years of Moving Pictures.

By 1981, Rush were already long in receipt of continuous critical acclaim for the release of “2112” in 1976. It pushed new fans to discover their back catalogue of three previous releases. 1980’s “Permanent Waves” was a giant battering ram at a door for what was to come. “Moving Pictures” blew that door off into […]

Hockey Day In Canada 2021

We remain in an unprecedented time. In the midst of a global pandemic. We look for reasons that could bring the nation together. Saturday February 13th will mark another Hockey Day In Canada. Sport can be a great divider and great unifier. The best example can be found in friendly and unfriendly rivalries between teams, […]

Youth In The Arts

Youth will quit the arts for two main reasons. They are forced into it and have no actual interest. They are interested, but parents and educators demand instant perfection. Instead of demanding perfection, we should encourage encouragement. @WriterDann

Veganuary Continued. Thinking Greener.

Veganuary does not have to be just about plant-based eating. It is another opportunity to review how much greener our lives can be in general. Even a simple step forward environmentally can contribute to a greater positive change. Here are a couple of suggestions. Review your household recycling habits. – Are you recycling everything you […]