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NewFish contains my commentary and random thoughts about music, counter-culture, technology, faith, wretched excess, art, questionable government, and the ultimate interconnectivity of all things.
NewFish: Providing mediocre blogging since 2005!
- Cognitive Biases
- Lukas Nelson: You Were Always On My Mind
- Vote the Common Good
- Evidence that huge 2-mile wide meteorite smashed into Earth only 800,000 years ago.
- Noam Chomsky Interview at TruthOut: “The USA is a Rogue State“
- C. Paul Carter – Photography
- Elizabeth Wurtzel, the author of ‘Prozac Nation,’ has died at 52
- The New Deal was partly motivated by a desire to kill the fake news epidemic of the Gilded Age
- A GoPro spinning at 1800rpm looks like it’s entering a wormhole into another universe
Category Archives: Mileposts
Wurtzel was best known for her deeply confessional memoirs By EJ DICKSON @ Rolling Stone Elizabeth Wurtzel — the author of the best-selling memoir Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America — died in a New York City hospital on Tuesday, according to the New … Continue reading
Our dear family friend, Jaime Wyatt went missing suddenly in Halifax, NS in the Fall of 1996 and has never been found. Foul play is suspected, and the case of his disappearance remains unresolved. Last night, I was sorting through … Continue reading
The casualties sustained on the opening day of the Battle of the Somme totalled 57,470, of which 19,240 were fatal. The Newfoundland Regiment Battalion ration strength on June 30, 1916, was 1044 all ranks, including administrative staff and attached personnel. … Continue reading
St. Stephen’s Westmount, and its community was a pillar of my life for many years. We were a family of imperfect folks from all walks of life in an imperfect building that had stood for generations on the intersection of … Continue reading
A City Destroyed: Experience the Halifax Explosion 100 Years Later @ CBC Interactive https://newsinteractives.cbc.ca/halifaxexplosion/
Ada Palmer — novelist, singer, historian — just dropped a 10,000 word essay on the nature of progress and historical change that has provided some of the most significant perspective on our own strange moment that I’ve yet to read … Continue reading
I’ve recently pulled in most of the original HTML-coded content posted between 2004-2007 on my NewFish blog. Many JPGs are missing, and likely gone for good. Is it possible that content disappears on the WWW? I don’t really believe that–but some posts … Continue reading
Frank Zappa’s Widow Gail Zappa Dead at 70 Gail Zappa, wife of Frank Zappa and executrix of the Zappa Family Trust, has died. She was 70. A cause of death has not been revealed, though TMZ reported she had had a long battle with … Continue reading