September 2013

  • Gamma Krush Spins Great Hip-Hop

    I hope you’ve been following along with my new radio show, The Word is Bond Rap Radio Hour. I’ve been going strong with this program for the past 75 weeks now. Gamma Krush is the guest deejay for today’s edition of the show. It’s long overdue as well. He and I go way back. In […]

  • Know Your History – Don’t Quit Your Day Job

    Welcome to Know Your History, your monthly dose of hip-hop knowledge. I’m your host Chase March and we’ve got a great show for you tonight. I’m just going to jump into things. It might not sound like a show on the history of rap music and hip-hop culture right at the start, but bear with […]

  • 300,000 Page Views!

    My blog just hit another milestone. Silent Cacophony has reached 300,000 page views! I want to thank all of my readers and faithful fans. Thanks for making this a worthwhile endeavor.

  • Basil Grover Skatepark – London, Ontario

    Let’s go for an early morning skate at Basil Grover Park. This small skateboard park is located at the corner of Wharncliffe and Commissioners in London, Ontario, Canada. I wish this launch ramp angled directly to the ground. The gap does make it a little more difficult though. I appreciate the low level block in […]

  • Juliet Lives – A Play Written by My Students

    Romeo and Juliet (Claire Danes and Leonardo Di I worked with a group of students in my class to write and produce a short dramatic work. We were brainstorming ideas and one of my students suggested doing a version of Much Ado About Nothing. I thought that was a great idea but the rest of […]

  • This Book is Bigger on the Inside

    The adventures of Amy Pond, Rory Williams, and the Eleventh Doctor continue on in a series of original novels. This book is bigger on the inside, and that’s not just a clever Doctor Who joke. It’s actually a collection of two novels bound creatively in one volume. Each story is 200 pages long and opens […]

  • A Photographic Tour of The Avon Trail

    Today, we are exploring The Avon Trail in Stratford, Ontario. I started my run at Queen’s Park and ran west along the waterfront trail. It really was a beautiful place to explore nature and some local history. There was a lot happening on the water this afternoon. There were tour boats, boat rentals, and even […]

  • Summer’s Gone Lesson Plan

    “Summer” by Buffalo Tom is a great song to use in the classroom at the start of the school year. It’s a song that always make me sad that summer is coming to an end. I play it every Labour Day weekend as I prepare to go back to school. This year, I used the song […]

  • New Posting Schedule

    I’ve started a new posting schedule here on Silent Cacophony. I will post entries on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday every week. That’s not to say that I won’t post additional entries either, but that will be my regular schedule for the time-being. You can still look forward to these regular features . . . Teaching […]

  • Know Your History 37 – The History of Radio Broadcasting

    We have a need for home entertainment. A true need for it. Nowadays we don’t even think much about it. There are so many ways for us to keep busy while relaxing at home. We can kick back with a book and spend a quiet afternoon reading. We can play a video game on a […]