Wired for Sound

So I’ve always wanted to write a music review. I’ve long admired the rhapsodic descriptors utilised by authors of such pieces. Yes, those description can quickly degenerate from poetic to treacly at times; and there are often a smattering of gratuitous, often oxymoronic, alliterations like “tremulous tenor”. I have an inkling that this occurs because those that … Read more…

The Slaving Economy

I’ve already laid into the sardonic mention of “political correctness” in arguments over societal mores and traditions but there’s a term that frustrates me even more: the “sharing economy”. What’s worse about this term, and the practices it denotes, is that I find its largest proponents on my side of the political and generational spectrums—and … Read more…

Political Correctness

Okay, so I’ve already divulged that I’m a Canadian. Most Canadians, if you didn’t know, prize the value our country places on our forward-thinking, borderline European, perspective on societal rights and equality. Prime Minister Trudeau didn’t waste any time in announcing—what I considered to be a pretty gimmicky—gender neutral cabinet.  I wouldn’t have cared if … Read more…