Category Archives: PopCulture

Music Monday – “Pancho was a bandit boys/His horse was fast as polished steel/He wore his gun outside his pants/For all the honest world to feel”

“Pancho and Lefty” – Townes Van Zandt

Donald Trump Jr. Deep Throats Himself

The Trump Campaign (and now Administration) has been and continues to be a street called Crazy with a shop called Crazy that serves a menu full of Crazy with a specialty of Crazy with Crazy on top. The latest? Donald Trump Jr. tweets out evidence that he willingly met with Russian agents in an attempt […]

Music Monday – “It’s Canada Day up Canada way on the first day of July/And we’re shoutin’ “hooray” up Canada way, when the maple leaf flies high.”

Is there any musician that defines Canada more than Stompin’ Tom?  And is there a better song to post on this long weekend of Canada’s 150th Anniversary? “Canada Day Up Canada Way” – Stompin’ Tom Connors

Music Monday – “She’s learning how to surf/Going with the flow/Peace out from San Diego/She is letting me go”

One of my favourites, Sam Baker, has another album that he just released last week. It’s already getting rave reviews from many quarters. “Peace Out” – Sam Baker

What Are Some Books That Everyone Studying Biology Should Read?

Actually, anyone who wants to be informed about the world around them should read many of these books.

Friday Fun Link – Spotify’s Biggest One Hit Wonders

A graph of the songs that get the most plays out of an artist’s entire catalogue on Spotify…  

Music Monday – “So I’m a free enterprising socialist/Gonna take my cut and share the rest/Left wing as the right wing gets/I’ll vote ’em in for the test”

Really enjoying Blake Berglund on my “Saskatchewan-artists-only” playlist at our seasonal site at Echo Valley Provincial Park. (I’m a bit late to the game but in looking more into Berglund for this post, I see that he’s just completed a personal challenge to sell 1000 copies of his albums in the month of May, mostly through […]

Music Monday – “Take me to the place where you go/Where nobody knows if it’s night or day/But please don’t put your life in the hands/Of a Rock ‘n’ Roll band/Who’ll throw it all away”

Yesterday’s “One Love for Manchester” concerts, pulled together only a couple weeks after a terrorist bombing at an Ariana Grande concert are being compared to the 1970’s “Concert for Bangladesh“, the 1980’s “Live Aid“, the 1990’s “Tibetan Freedom Concert” and the 2000’s “Live 8” as another in a long line of notable benefit concerts – this being […]

Friday Fun Link – Barack Obama’s Coolest Presidential Moments

Ah, simpler times…  

Music Monday – “He might have lots of dough but I know he ain’t right for you.” (Some Thoughts on The New Mosaic Stadium) #reginarocks #yqr

This is one of Bryan Adams’ best songs and it was only ever a “B” side (though it must’ve gotten regular rotation on the radio or video channels when it came out as I feel like I know it quite well!) Having attended the “Regina Rocks” test event at the new Mosaic Stadium last Saturday […]