Deranged, unhinged, and unfit — this is what fascism looks like

Image by Adam Inniss. Original photo courtesy of Wikipedia Creative Commons.

Since Donald Trump was sworn into office in 2016, many critics have called him a fascist. …


Swedish post-punk group teams up with Amy Taylor for “In spite of ourselves”

From Viagra Boys new video “In Spite Of Ourselves (with Amy Taylor)”

Viagra Boys and Amy Taylor of Amyl and the Sniffers have released an unconventional tribute to the late John Prine.

The cover comes as a single off the Viagra Boys upcoming album “Welfare Jazz.”

The song dropped…


Q: How can a band shock listeners after a decade of innovation? A: Find their sound.

K.G album cover, Flightless Records.

It’s frick-wild that Australian psych freaks King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard have been making music for ten years.

Despite being together for a longer time than the Beatles were, Gizzard still feels like…


Prine’s music is for the two-hundred thousand Americans who have died from this virus.

Photo by Danny Clinche

At the Presidential debate last week, Biden kept invoking the number “two-hundred thousand.”

Two-hundred thousand, that’s how many Americans have died from this virus…


What the history of American justice can tell us today.

May 30, 2020, protesters face off with Military Police in Washington DC, Lafayette Square. Courtesy of Creative Commons.

In America, it’s more acceptable to smash skulls than windows, it’s better to throw bodies to the ground than flags, taking lives is preferred to taking products, and 400 years of violence against people looks better than 4 days of violence against property.

Prosecutors in Minnesota said they would not…


An ambitious live project and self-indulgent ego fest all at once

Shot from the Chunky Shrapnel european tour by Jamie Wdziekonski, 2020

Everyone's favourite seven member, Australian, psych-rock outfit with a ridiculous name is back, and they’ve got a new album and film: Chunky Shrapnel. For geeky Gizz’ fans bummed about the groups cancelled 2020 world tour, this project offers a glimpse into the thrilling energy the band brings to live performances.


A case for optimism during a crisis

Strike for the climate, Halifax Nova Scotia, September 27 2019

In a speech made by Greta Thunberg in October of 2018, the young activist said “the climate crisis has already been solved. We already have the facts and solutions. All we have to do is wake up and change.”

Greta is bringing up a really important idea, a simple one…


Our obsession with #tinyhousenation could be consequential.

“Claustrophobia” by Nina Valetova.

Tiny house living, van life, tube hotels — what do all these things have in common? They all involve voluntarily living in confined spaces. They’re all blogged about, a lot. They look really fun to the adventurous tourist or the eco-conscious 21st century home owner.

And we all need to…


Transhumanism isn’t as rad as it sounds.

seriykotik1970 flickr

Biotechnology. Are you paying attention? Probably. Biotechnology is one of the hottest debate subjects of our time, just ask Elon Musk’s 33.2Million Twitter subscribers.

Everyday there are new advances in biotechnology or, as philosopher and friend of Elon Musk Nick Bostrom calls it, “Human enhancement technology. I’m talking about technology…


She was a sex symbol out of her time, a master musician, and a prisoner of war.

Valaida Snow circa 1930

Jazz fans of her time called her Queen of the Trumpet — Jazz fans today rarely know her name, her music, or her tragic life story.

Her name was Valaida Snow, and she…

Adam Inniss

Journalism student at the University of King's College, Halifax N.S Canada. Writer, music enthusiast, and cautious defender of the Oxford comma.

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