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Unanswered Questions and Curiosity

October 30, 2018

One day, a little girl looked up towards the night sky and asked, “How did all those stars get up there?” Her dad replied, “We don’t really know.” She thought for a moment and then asked, “How did I get [Keep Reading]

The MIX(ed)TAPE 2 Rises to the Top

October 25, 2018

This is really cool. The MIX(ed)TAPE 2 debuted in the number one spot on the CHRW Earshot Chart in its very first week of release. In week two, it fell to the third position. But that is still quite the accomplishment. We are in the process of [Keep Reading]

Lots to Be Thankful For

October 7, 2018

Thanksgiving is a great time of year to reflect, take stock, and count all of the blessing you have in life. Ten years ago, I wrote a post expressing all of the things I was thankful for. This included having a nice place to live, my teaching [Keep Reading]

Fan Expo 2018 Highlights

September 23, 2018

Fan Expo is an annual event held at the end of every summer in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is so much more than a comic book convention. It celebrates cosplay, science fiction, and everything popular culture has to offer. It is always the highlight [Keep Reading]

It’s Cayoz on Word is Bond Rap Radio!

September 17, 2018

Cayoz hails from Oceanside, California and is not be confused with the Canadian emcee K-os, although both rappers pronounce their name “Chaos.” If you are a regular listener of this show, you will have heard this man before. He makes [Keep Reading]

Hip-Hop Has a Birthday? (Know Your History)

August 18, 2018

August 11th, 1973 is considered to be the birth of hip-hop culture. In this edition of Know Your History, we get to the bottom of how that can be. This was part of Radio Western’s Word Up 2018, the first annual day-long celebration of hip-hop [Keep Reading]

Port Gratiot Trail

August 4, 2018

Just across the border of Sarnia, Ontario is the small community of Port Gratiot. I decided to explore the nature preserve and walking trail because I like exploring new places to run and thought doing so in a different country would be a nice [Keep Reading]

Maybe Too Much (on WIB Rap Radio)

July 30, 2018

I know someone who called our college radio station, “Radio Roulette – you never know what you are going to get.” It’s an apt description of what we do at Radio Western. Last week, I had a listener text in to the station who [Keep Reading]

DOPEfm Meet Word is Bond (Hip-Hop Podcast)

July 26, 2018

I got my start on radio ten years ago with Daddy J on a show called DOPEfm. The show is still going strong Saturday nights in Hamilton, ON, Canada on 93.3 CFMU. Daddy J paid the Forest City a special visit last week and it was great to have him [Keep Reading]
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