Food is Industrial

Not that we didn’t all know that, but as Carrie and I were driving east along the southern beltway today, we passed a train that had huge cars for transporting liquid — you know, the kind they use for oil — all labelled “corn syrup” or “corn sweetener.” The train just went on and on […]


Last night was my first foray to the jazzfest, to listen to the “jazz” of Toronto’s DoMakeSayThink. They put on a great show, playing mostly their rockers. It hit me at one point, when they had 10 people onstage at once, that the whole “huge band with hangersabout and friends” thing which has gotten so […]