Film Friday

Do the Right Thing is a 1989 American comedy-drama film produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee, who also played the part of Mookie in the film. Other members of the cast include Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis,Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, and Samuel L. Jackson. It is also notably the…

Wu Wednesday

Track of the Day Today we honor the Wu Tang Clan with their hit single, It’s Yourz, off of their second album Wu-Tang Forever, released in 1997. The track features Raekwon, U God, Rza, Inspectah Deck and Ghostface. This was the second single released from the album after Triumph.  

Film Friday

“The Wizard is a 1989 American adventure comedy-drama film directed by Todd Holland, written by David Chisholm, and starring Fred Savage, Christian Slater, Jenny Lewis, Beau Bridges and Luke Edwards. It was alsoTobey Maguire‘s film debut. The film follows three children as they travel to California. The youngest of the three is emotionally withdrawn with…

Thursday Got Me…Dru Hill

  They are at the PNE tonight. Some folks paid $50+ for reserve tickets at the local fair…on top of that, there is rain in the forecast. Whether you’re getting amped to go, or at home channeling your inner teenager, here are a few songs to kick off your evening …. Enter the Dru.

Wednesday Got Me…

Song of the Day – Donuts of the Heart Continuing with the unplanned theme of, “The good die young”, the Song of the Day, is brought to you by the talented and Detroit’s own J Dilla. The track, The Donuts of The Heart, is from the album, Donuts, released in 2006 and was the last…

Film Friday

I just googled top films released in 1994…and today’s film did not make the list, though definitely worth watching. If you grew up in the 90s, you know that Devon Sawa was every girl and sexually confused boy’s dream boat. What a hunk. Little Giants, is a family comedy film, starring Rick Moranis and Ed…

Film Friday

Love me some 80s feel-good, Corey Feldman adventure-having kinda movie. In 1985, The Goonies was released, and since then it’s the epitome of kids adventure films in the 80s. It takes place in “Goon Docks”, a neighbourhood in Astoria, Oregon, where a group of pre-teens attempt to save their homes from demolition, and, in doing so, discover an old…

Throwback Thursday

In the 90’s, this was NBC’s depiction of high school kids. (I’m so excited and I’m so scared)

Throwback Thursday: West End 1966

My ‘hood. West End 66 was produced for the CBUT ( CBC Vancouver) program Camera West. This visual tour (with a jazzy score) of Vancouver’s West End notes the recent growth and popularity of the area and examines the lifestyles in its inhabitants. The contrast between the modern glass and concrete structures and the remaining…

Film Friday

If you grew up in the 90s, you rented videos from Blockbuster, and some Fridays, you spent hours perusing the aisles for that perfect weekend movie to watch while stuffing your face with nutella, chips, and raw cookie dough. When I can’t make a decision and/or have spent 2+ hours at Blockbuster, I resort to…

Music Monday

Track of the Day: Please Listen to My Demo Taking fans on a trip through memory lane, EPMD drops their smooth laid back track,Please Listen to My Demo, off of their albumUnfinished Business released in 1989. Please Listen to My Demo, has got that real chill mellow beat topped off with the mellow flow of Erick…

Friday Got Me All…

Song of the Day: ATLiens (Outkast) Another Friday has arrived and just like any other, it could not have come any sooner, “Now throw your hands in the aiiir, and wave em like you just dont caaare”. The hook of ATLiens sets the perfect tone to start the weekend off right. The track was one…