Billboard 4: You’re Always Worth It

In case you missed it, “Uptown Funk” was dethroned last week before it hit the 16 week record. Hell yeah! What song dethroned it? The Fast and Furious feelsy tune, “See You Again.” I have a soft spot for Wiz for some reason, and I’ll admit that the song brings forth some emotion stuff, so…

The Darker Side of Existence: Editorial Comments for Spring 2015 Issue of Folklore

The following are my editorial comments for the Spring Issue of Folklore Magazine. To subscribe to the magazine and to become a member of the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society, go here and complete this form. Also follow SHFS on Facebook. Photo source: Adrian Paton Images.  Disaster, hardship, fear, death…these are topics that many of us are uncomfortable…

“From Stars to Microbes:” The Natureness of Nature

Originally posted on Oak Tree Notebook:
“What is nature?” This may seem like a strange question. It is early spring in Pennsylvania and you would be hard pressed to find someone who is not talking about or thinking about nature in some manner these days. “The weather is beautiful today!” “Oh awesome – I can’t…

Billboard 3: What are You Waiting For?

“Dear Future Husband” continues to climb and “Uptown Funk” remains at the top. Clearly ya’ll have not followed my directives. Though “King Kunta” did make a gain. Overall, not a good week. 1. “Uptown Funk”- Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars Those hair curlers…why? That is all. 2. “Sugar”- Maroon 5 The wedding-singer theme of the…

Environmental History Worth Reading in March 2015

Every month I prepare a list of environmental history worth reading on the internet for the Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE). A full breakdown of my picks with the links can be found here. Watch me discuss my picks with Sean Kheraj below:

Billboard 2: Get the Funk Out of Here

I skipped last week because HR Chart didn’t do a video last week. However, nothing has changed since I last commented. The top three videos are the same as they were in my first Billboard post. This stagnancy is typical, unfortunately. 1. “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars This obnoxious song has been…