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  •   This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Monday, April 22, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: 1982 by Jian Ghomeshi   In this memoir, broadcaster and music impressario, Jian Ghomeshi, reflects on his youth from some 30 years previous.  Utilizing first hand accounts and lists, […]

    First Line-Last Line Book Preview #5

      This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Monday, April 22, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: 1982 by Jian Ghomeshi   In this memoir, broadcaster and music impressario, Jian Ghomeshi, reflects on his youth from some 30 years previous.  Utilizing first hand accounts and lists, […]

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  • This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Monday, March 4, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book:     For her book, Plutocrats, business writer Chrystia Freeland explores the current growing disparity between the poor, the rich and the Super-Rich.  They seem to a class of people […]

    First Line-Last Line Book Preview #4

    This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Monday, March 4, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book:     For her book, Plutocrats, business writer Chrystia Freeland explores the current growing disparity between the poor, the rich and the Super-Rich.  They seem to a class of people […]

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  • Hi!   This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Wednesday, February 13, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: In Into the Abyss, journalist Carol Shaben provides a rivetting account of a deadly plane crash in Northern Alberta. Her father was one of the […]

    First Line-Last Line Book Preview #3

    Hi!   This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Wednesday, February 13, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: In Into the Abyss, journalist Carol Shaben provides a rivetting account of a deadly plane crash in Northern Alberta. Her father was one of the […]

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  • “Monday wasn’t a blockbuster day for NHL trades,” the TSN website admits, HOWEVER, the site does go on to say that, “it certainly was a blockbuster day for TSN, as hockey fans once again turned to Canada’s Sports Leader in record numbers to experience the country’s most comprehensive coverage of […]

    Nothing for Something

    “Monday wasn’t a blockbuster day for NHL trades,” the TSN website admits, HOWEVER, the site does go on to say that, “it certainly was a blockbuster day for TSN, as hockey fans once again turned to Canada’s Sports Leader in record numbers to experience the country’s most comprehensive coverage of […]

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  • Last month, I launched my new Music Column on VoiceOfRuss and for February’s edition, I decided to combine my thoughts on music with another article I wrote in December of 2011.  Here goes…   So, it’s nearly been two months since I took a vow of celibacy.  Inspired by the “Manbattical” […]

    Back-Catalogue Shopping #2: So How’s That Celibacy Coming?

    Last month, I launched my new Music Column on VoiceOfRuss and for February’s edition, I decided to combine my thoughts on music with another article I wrote in December of 2011.  Here goes…   So, it’s nearly been two months since I took a vow of celibacy.  Inspired by the “Manbattical” […]

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  • A weekly look at an album from the long and rich history of popular music. January 9, 2012 Cover image from Soup © 2007 Mercury Records SOUP – The Housemartins Condensed – Cream of the Beautiful South A 22-track CD featuring 7 hi-lites from The Housemartins and 15 from The […]

    Back-Catalogue Shopping #1

    A weekly look at an album from the long and rich history of popular music. January 9, 2012 Cover image from Soup © 2007 Mercury Records SOUP – The Housemartins Condensed – Cream of the Beautiful South A 22-track CD featuring 7 hi-lites from The Housemartins and 15 from The […]

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