Silent Cacophony

Silent Cacophony is the perfect name for this blog. It captures the magic of writing in a way that no other phrase can. Words speak volumes even though they make no noise at all. If my writing speaks to you, please contact me. I’d love to hear from you.

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Television Doesn’t Get More Perfect Than This

There are a number of televisions shows that hold a special place in my heart. These shows have something special that can be hard to quantify. Maybe it is the writing. Perhaps it is the chemistry between the actors. Maybe…

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Word is Bond Rap Radio: Episode 500 – The Gold Chain Edition

Here it is! Episode 500 of Word is Bond Rap Radio. We had to celebrate this one in a big way. Unfortunately, the live concert had to be shelved due to Covid, but that wasn’t going to stop us from…

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Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 102 (Oct 14, 1996)

Tape 102 of my collection of Mastermind Street Jam episodes. This one is from October 14, 1996. Freshly digitized for you! Featuring music by . . . B-Real, Busta Rhymes, Chubb Rock, Coolio, De La Soul, Ghostface, Jay-Z, Jeru the…

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A Style Guide for Indigenous Writing

Elements of Indigenous Style : A Guide For Writing By And About Indigenous Peoples by Gregory Younging This book is the first of its kind and a much needed reference tool for authors, writers, and creators to make sure they…

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Word is Bond Rap Radio #499 – Best of 2021 (Part 2)

2021 was a great year for Hip Hop. There was no way I could fit everything into one Best of 2021 show. In fact, I couldn’t fit every track I wanted in this second edition either. So, I kept it…

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Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 101 (Oct 8, 1996)

Mastermind was playing it by ear on October 8th, 1996. Some of the best Hip Hop mixshow work this way. Live radio, playing the jams that they want to hear, and freestyling on the decks. It’s always a treat when…

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Library Graphic Novel Haul

The public library is a great place to read comics for free. Here is my latest haul from the local branch. Justice League – Future State This collection seems a little disjointed. It starts off with a two-part story featuring…

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Unleash the Creativity with Creativity Inc

Creativity Inc: Overcoming the unseen forces that stand in the way of true inspiration by Ed Catmull Imagine being the co-founder of Pixar and president of Walt Disney Animation and having the guts to put this statement in print ….

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Now is the Time, to Hit That Target!

Next week I will be celebrating the 500th episode of my show, Word is Bond Rap Radio. It’s quite the milestone and not something I ever really thought about. I just craft the best radio show I can on a…

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Best of 2021: A to G Edition (Word is Bond Rap Radio #498)

These are some of my favourite tracks from this past year and I barely scratched the surface with this show. When I started to put it together, I threw a lot of tunes in my crate and only got up…

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