Category Archives: Culture

R.I.P. Wally Cobb: Though the Tapes are Erased, the Memories Live on

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.

Adrian Adonis: the Lewisporte Tragedy That Killed an American Wrestling Star

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?

5 Reasons Why You Should Go To #SJSlutWalk

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.

Meet The Junior High Riot Grrrls Fighting Back Against School Dress Code

“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.”