Nikki schools you on critical thinking part 1: On dyeing tusks to prevent poaching

This post keeps going around on Facebook and friends post or tag me in it because they know I am passionate about elephants and rhinos. Unfortunately this is neither accurate, nor the answer to end the horrific decimation of these two valuable and important species. Read the Snopes response. Rhino horns aren't ivory, they are … Continue reading Nikki schools you on critical thinking part 1: On dyeing tusks to prevent poaching

Airport boomers say “clusterfuck”

About three years ago Sachiko Murakami put out a call for airport observations. I sent her one from Phoenix which she used as a poem prompt. It came out in her awesome book Get Me Out Of Here (Talonbooks, 2015). Earlier this month I got trapped in the Winnipeg airport for five unexpected hours, so I … Continue reading Airport boomers say “clusterfuck”

Dude, That’s Insane: A Tribute to Chris Reimer to debut at Sled Island 2015

Collaborative animated tribute to late Women guitarist will screen in front of A City is an Island at Commonwealth on Monday, June 22, 6:30pm Produced by Quickdraw Animation Society and featuring 17 animators including Chad VanGaalen, Kiarra Albina and Brandon Blommaert, this 10-minute film is scored to a compilation of Chris’ unreleased ambient recordings. Pal … Continue reading Dude, That’s Insane: A Tribute to Chris Reimer to debut at Sled Island 2015