R.I.P. Ffej Nosirrom

The world just lost an amazing soul yesterday. A kind, loving, creative soul. A kind, loving, creative soul who suffered what for many would be a mind numbingly debilitating injury many, many years ago, while in the prime of his life. That is just for Read More …

Carrie – An appreciation

I’ll admit it right here and now, Carrie was not my first Stephen King novel. There, I’ve said it. You can’t believe how much that revelation has been weighing on my soul ever since I was labeled one of Stephen King’s biggest and longest running Read More …

Happy Canada Day!!!

You know, back in 1982 when the old Dominion Day was renamed Canada Day I wasn’t all that amused. Fact is, I hated the idea. Happy Canada Day. I mean, really? Our big brother to the south has Independence Day, better known as The Fourth Read More …

The Change

The Change are Marcus Adrian – Vocals, Acoustic Guitar and Harmonica, Gregg McGean – Lead Guitar and Backing Vocals, Matt “Mars” Finbow – Rhythm Guitar and Backing Vocals, Kevin Pogue – Bass, Roy Bartell – Drums and Percussion. With influences as wide and varied as Read More …

Welcome to the new Aardvark’s Aattic

Well folks, you never know what a new day will bring, do you? After being dark for 2 1/2 years, Aardvark’s Aattic is making it’s (triumphant?) comeback. I had found the whole ordeal of making any kind of changes to the Aattic was becoming more Read More …

R.I.P. Tim Bosma

All right, let me get this straight… the current value of a human life is the cost of a used pick up truck? Do I have that right? I mean, I only ask because I want to make damn good and sure that I’ve understood Read More …

Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day

Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day After a week of speculation, one of the worst kept secrets in rock and roll was finally confirmed Thursday, September 13 when Led Zeppelin officially announced the release of Celebration, a concert movie shot at their vaunted 2007 O2 Arean Read More …

Klaatu Barada Nikto

Klaatu Barada Nikto No wait, while I am a big fan of The Day The Earth Stood Still, with Michael Rennie as our man Klaatu himself (Keanu who?) (Quick, what was the robot’s name? If it took you more than a nanosecond to think of Read More …

Aardvark’s Musical Musings – Frank Zappa Edition

Aardvark’s Musical Musings – Frank Zappa Edition I’d like to take you on a journey of my favorite bands, musicians and songs that helped to shape my musical milieu such as it is. If you are familiar with these artists, then it will be a Read More …

Oh, Canada…

Oh, Canada… It’s ironic, don’tcha think, that immediately following Canada’s world class showing at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, when many pundits were calling it a watershed moment for all Canadians; a moment when it became perfectly acceptable, neh, expected to wear our national pride Read More …