While the video tapes holding much of the late Wally Cobb’s career as the decade-long bassist in the backdrop of Newfoundland televised variety shows were erased to accommodate tight budgets at the CBC many years ago, the memories he left behind as a hardworking blue collar musician can never be wiped away.
28 years ago on July 4th, 1988, a minivan carrying 4 professional wrestlers plunged off a bridge and into a creek in Lewisporte, Newfoundland. Among the 3 fatalities in the accident was American wrestling star Adrian Adonis. How did the charismatic heavyweight go from Wrestlemania III to a small time Newfoundland tour just over a year later?
A new poster campaign demanding the resignation of Newfoundland & Labrador premier Dwight Ball has become the most recent act of protest to make waves in the province. Here is everything that has happened so far in this latest attempt to #SackBall.
In 2006 a news hit from a small Alaskan town called Ravenstoke went viral; the video features NTV News anchor Glen Carter playing reporter Chuck Peterson. Ravenstoke, Chuck Peterson and the story in the video are all made up, but the weirdness is very real.
Contributor Kerri Claire joined the St. John’s Trans March last weekend as transgender people and allies came out to highlight the important and unaddressed issues that are specific to the trans community.
ProtoShed is a hackerspace in St. John’s, Newfoundland who’s running theme is ‘imagine – make – share.’ Listen in as ProtoShed Secretary Jordan Elliott gives us the low-down on what it takes to run a hackerspace from the tip of Atlantis.
Marching in the steps of hundreds of thousands, people of all genders will be rallying on June 14 at 2:00pm at Harbourside Park, St. John’s to speak out about Canada’s victim-blaming culture and the sexual violence it perpetuates.
“What they said is “I don’t want to see bra straps, I don’t want to see your underwear girls.” Mya Bixby chimed in, “Nothing else for the guys. Guys go around showing their butts out of their pants and that’s completely ok.” Cindy agreed, “There’s one guy who takes off his shirt everyday and no one really talks to him about it.”
Secret East TV has teamed up with Spoken Word St. John’s to offer a capture of the poetry and performance of Riley Palanca in our first Spoken Word at the Log Cabin session. We’ve combined a video feature with three pieces of audio, and the accompaniment of a written profile, courtesy of contributor Russell Cochrane.