350 or bust: Coal Train Blues

Counterfeit Cash, a Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash tribute band based in Portland, Oregon, has just released a new music video, “Coal Train Blues,” a cover of the Man in Black’s famous hit “Folsom Prison Blues.” The revised lyrics tell about the health and environmental risks that coal exports pose to communities across the Pacific Northwest, including ...

Alberta Diary: Alberta’s Wildrose Party strategists plan to have drained the Lake of Fire by Sunday

Explaining the new rules to the Wildrose Party’s many social conservatives. Wildrose political strategists may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Social conservative pastor and former Wildrose candidate Allan Hunsperger preaching; the late Oscar Wilde being the life of the party. To paraphrase Johnny Cash, they fell into a burning Lake of Fire, they went ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Everyman Ozymandias

Ozymandias I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desart. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer … Continue reading →

350 or bust: Saturday At The Movies

What’s not to like about this? Norah Jones plays Cry, Cry, Cry at Glastonbury Folk Festival in 2010.

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: ToastMedia News announces cuts, dropped editions: welcome to the world of zombie newspapers

PostMedia CEO Paul Godfrey holds a translation of his memorandum to the chain’s newspaper staff yesterday. Warning, senior Canadian newspaper executives may not appear exactly as illustrated, or as below. Welcome to the world of zombie newspapers, the era of the living journalistic dead. Last week it was the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the venerable Louisiana ...