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Geek Of The Week July 11, 2014 – Kirk, Spock and McCoy Do The Carlton To Muse

Geek Of The Week July 11, 2014 – Kirk, Spock and McCoy Do The Carlton To Muse

What happens when you mash Kirk, Spock and McCoy doing the Carlton dance over music of your choice? In my opinion, more awesome than should be allowed. Or, maybe, I’m just easily amused. That will be for you to decide. One day, I had the above GIF opened because I was in a right foul…Continue

You Need To Listen To The Princess Bride Rock Musical by Copy Red Leader

You Need To Listen To The Princess Bride Rock Musical by Copy Red Leader

Princess. Bride. Rock. Musical! Wait! Don’t roll your eyes just yet! It’s actually really good. I mean really. My first reaction upon learning this exists was a fair amount of trepidation and doubt. And then, I took the time to listen. It’s really nice when fans make things based upon the things they love. These creations can be such marvelous things, as is the case with this 15-song tribute to The Princess Bride by Copy Red Leader.Continue

Get Into The Holiday Spirit With Chris Hadfield and The Wexford Gleeks Singing “Across the Universe”

Get Into The Holiday Spirit With Chris Hadfield and The Wexford Gleeks Singing “Across the Universe”

As a way to wish everyone a happy holiday season, CBC Music has gathered 12 Canadian acts to perform their favourite Christmas songs. Among those gathered is Chris Hadfield, who not only managed to capture the hearts and minds of Canadians, but the hearts and minds of the world, when he became the first Canadian commander of the I.S.S. It should be of no surprise that his favourite Christmas song is “Across the Universe.”Continue

It’s Not Too Late To Help Paul and Storm Kickstart “Ball Pit”

It’s Not Too Late To Help Paul and Storm Kickstart “Ball Pit”

If you are unaware of Paul and Storm’s Kickstarter campaign for their soon-t0-be newest album Ball Pit, the above video has most of the information you will need. The reason for this post is pretty simple. I really, really, really, REALLY want Paul and Storm to reach their next stretched goal: The PaulandStormonomicon, an anthology of very short stories and illustrations based on and/or inspired by Paul and Storm and their songs.Continue

Marian Call’s New Album “Sketchbook” Is Splendid – Plus, Giveaway

Marian Call’s New Album “Sketchbook” Is Splendid – Plus, Giveaway

My favourite art comes with imperfections. Sure, I enjoy things that are meticulous and perfectly ordered. Symmetry and things containing patterns are calming. But, when it comes to art, I prefer the type of order that is achieved through the flawed, the gritty, the imperfect, the messy, the vulnerable. Marian Call’s newest album Sketchbook is filled with many such nuances, resulting in an album filled with heartfelt truths and an abundance of warmth. The result is splendid.Continue

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