A photo journal of street art along Queen Street in Toronto, including pictures of Graffiti Alley.
The Toronto Blue Jays are so bad right now that it is safe to say that they probably caused a nationwide internet outage on Friday July 8, 2022. I live in Toronto, so I follow Toronto sports teams. I have no choice. I do not suffer Stockholm Syndrome, so I find the current Jays’ dismayContinue reading “Major League Barkley (MLB)”
On Feb. 22, 1980, when the United States Olympic hockey team defeated the Soviet Union, Al Michaels famously said, asked, and proclaimed all at once with the words “Do you believe in miracles? YES!” Mr. Michaels summed up the 80s, even before they happened. The 80s lifted America and the world up from a horrendousContinue reading “Do you believe in Painting with John? YES!”
In college, the person living in the apartment next to me had a supply of Nytol. As I recall Nytol helped me get my Z’s, but I only used it a couple of times, and not since those days. I want to sleep, not kill myself.
I also mentioned that watching reruns of television shows looped helped me sleep. Familiar voices and all that. As my dad used to say, “TV is the greatest sleeping pill ever invented“.
Recently Dick Valentine reintroduced me to the Tracy Chapman song Fast Car.
Valentine’s version of Fast Car is definitely his own, but it shares the same intrinsic, smoldering intensity that Chapman’s original did. Both versions are so heartfelt and authentic that they refused to be ignored. They are so honest that they are sad. You need to know both, trust me.
A visual tour of the patios and street art in Toronto’s Gerrard India Bazaar.
It’s a wonderful destination, make plans to visit.
A brief, illustrated tour of public art in downtown Toronto including King Street between John and Yonge.
When it comes to The Media Monopoly, Ben Bagdikian literally wrote the book on the subject back in 1983, and since then media ownership has continued to be controlled by fewer and fewer players. Fewer owners mean fewer choices, fewer jobs, fewer voices being heard, and fewer checks and balances in terms of what companiesContinue reading “According to Rogers CEO, someone who gives you money is a “consumer”.”