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Gord Downie’s favourite hockey player was who? total head scratcher

So many potential names could be thrown into the hat on who Gord Downie’s favourite hockey player was but it turns out to be a longtime opponent from youth hockey. Laverne Hennessy was his favourite hockey player says musician and [...]

October 22, 2017 Blog, Music News

This big & tall guy proves that Ballet is for everybody

Meet professional choreographer Erik Cavanaugh.  He not only talks the talk but he walks the walk when it comes to encouraging plus size people to get involved with dance. “Dancing has this stereotype that only the thinnest can be successful, [...]

October 21, 2017 Blog, Blog Story

Crowd erupts chanting ‘Gordie’ at Glorious Sons Toronto concert

  The Glorious Sons are a band on the rise from Kingston, Ontario currently touring behind their second full length album ‘Young Beauties and Fools’.  On their first album ‘The Union’ however they recorded a song called ‘Gordie’ and during their [...]

October 20, 2017 Blog, Music News

Students pose with swastika and ‘KKK’ pumpkins , investigation ensues

A school board in Pennsylvania is facing it’s second race-related incident in as many weeks with a Facebook photo featuring former and current students posing with pumpkins carved with a swastika and ‘KKK’ in them. The school board and high [...]

October 19, 2017 Blog, Blog Story

The Tragically Hip’s “Long Time Running” Doc to air Friday

In the wake of Gord Downie’s death the Tragically Hip’s tour documentary ‘Long Time Running’ has been moved ahead of its originally scheduled air date in November to this Friday on CTV at 8pm. The film, which made it’s debut [...]

October 19, 2017 Blog, Music News

325 lb woman charged with killing 9-year old by ‘sitting on her’

Authorities are saying a rotund woman who weighs 325 pounds killed a 9 year old by sitting on her as punishment. 64-year old Veronica Green Posey has been charged with homicide and cruelty towards a child. Paramedics and police responded [...]

October 17, 2017 Blog, Blog Story

Courtney Love warned aspiring actresses about Harvey Weinstein in 2005

To be fair Courtney Love may not have been considered to be the most, um, reliable of sources in 2005 but time has proven her accurate when during the Comedy Central Roast of Pam Anderson she was asked to give [...]

October 14, 2017 Blog, Music News

Magic Mushrooms can ‘reset’ depressed brain, new research says

The Imperial College Of London has found that hallucinogen’s found in ‘Magic Mushrooms’ can “reset” the brain functions of people with untreatable depression.  Kind of like hitting ‘control alt delete’, which leads researches to believe they can develop new treatments [...]

October 14, 2017 Blog, Blog Story

Liam Gallagher congratulates himself after solo record hits number one

Last week former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher released his first solo album ‘As You Were’ which ended a drought of musical output that started after Beady Eye’s last record in 2013.  The Official Charts Company reported that Liam topped the [...]

October 13, 2017 Blog, Music News

5 musicians that wouldn’t be the same without Tom Petty

Iconic, a great word to describe the career of Tom Petty.  Fans aren’t alone in grieving his loss and musicians of all genre’s have paid tribute to him over the last couple of days.  He’s had an enormous impact in [...]

October 4, 2017 Blog, Music News