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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!
- Read on Both Sides of Current Issues
- Make America Canada Again
- (Somewhat of) An Explanation Why American Evangelical Christians Support Trump
- Astounding acoustic guitar cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love”
- A Scheme of Heaven is a deep investigation of astrology from a scientist’s perspective
- American Conspiracy Theories 2020
- Fun With Republic Collapses
- The Room Where It Happened
- Mysterious Structure Found Near Stonehenge
- The record-breaking jet which still haunts Canada
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“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy … Continue reading
Marc-André Argentino | Concordia University via theconversation.com A researcher at Concordia University looks into online movements like QAnon, using a combination of data science and digital ethnography to research how extremist movements use technology to create propaganda, recruit members to … Continue reading
Julio Vincent Gambuto | Forge You’re not crazy my friends. *Gaslighting, if you don’t know the word, is defined as manipulation into doubting your own sanity; as in, Carl made Mary think she was crazy, even though she clearly caught … Continue reading
My portfolio can be found here: https://pcarter5b14.myportfolio.com I’ve been interested in photography since 1975 when I borrowed a friend’s Ricoh and a couple of lenses for a time. Black & White film was available from my High School, and I … Continue reading
This view never grows old, but as twilight comes much earlier these cool fall days, It’s a beautiful but sad reminder that the sailing season has come to an end. As I was derigging the boat this evening, I remembered … Continue reading
If you’re curious about what the cool folks are browsing these days, here’s a list of websites that I visit from time-to-time: MEL Magazine“Because there is no playbook for how to be a guy.” MEL is a lifestyle and culture … 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
Shipwright Service has been my go-to boat repair, modification, and refurbish team for more than 10 years. I would recommend them in a heartbeat. When I bought a very used and abused sailboat that others had walked away from, Josh … Continue reading
The Bark Stranger? He fits in where the heart holes were — left behind by beloved pets of us both, that have since crossed over the Rainbow Bridge. He’s a funny, empathetic little man, who seems to be aware that … Continue reading
And that’s a wrap! Lolly Jo is put to bed for the winter. Fitting photo for end of day & sailing season at BYC.
Today, I cleaned and carefully packed up my trusty Pentax Spotmatic, and a stable of great M42 Super-Tak Ashai glass and accessories in a long-unused Lowepro Magnum bag, with lots of desiccant packs thrown in for good measure. I haven’t … Continue reading
I was going through my old web projects this evening and came across the file archive for the Daion Guitars web site and owner’s forum I hosted for many years. I still have a Daion Model 80 acoustic, and — to … Continue reading
This is one of my favourite guitars — a 1980 Daion “The 80” Dreadnought Guitar. For those not up on Daions, they’re a bit of a cult guitar: they’re higher-end Japanese instruments made by the Yamaki firm and they were … Continue reading
by Moe Bedard | Gnostic Warrior There are a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It’s the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteousness, ignorance, and deliberate gullibility. Susan Jacoby, author … Continue reading