A Brave New Digital Being

Once imagined as the internet of ideas that worldwide web of computers has morphed into a spidery war of mystery and characterless pseudonyms where ones personal friends and relatives invade transparently, the concreteness of their being fading beyond the stratosphere into cyberspace.

America’s/Britain’s media

The Guardian  reminds: it’s robots and infertility, not global warming or the “amazing” President Trump that will finish us. “Humans no longer required: Google tests robot to chat with friends for you”

“Great Again”?

Two evenings past I saw the first bit of the 2016 movie, La La Land free on TV, echoing themes and attitudes of movie-made imaginings of plotless dancing and singing in 1953, got tired and went to bed.

The Consuls

1956 Ford Consul(*)©  Our repertoire and sound were established by rehearsals at Bruce’s house. Norm’s swing/rock’n roll tunes became the climax of our shows, and Bruce’s vocal renditions of Huey Piano Smith’s and Fats Domino’s songs were the essence of our style and could be heard at any point from the beginning to the end of … More The Consuls

‘One More Once’

I first published the opinion that follows on my Netfirms WordPress site last December 2012. It is the result I think of a brief reading-study I did of the native societies of the Southwest inspired by a CBC radio production of a theory in Barry Fells’ book America BC that speculates about the possibility that … More ‘One More Once’

“The Consuls” versus “Little Caesar and the Consuls”

On my website “peterderemigis.net” the term “consuls” has for months been at the top of the list of Internet searches listed for my site. I assume that this persistently high position indicates that there are still many online interested in that now ancient Toronto group of rock and roll musicians originally called the “Consuls”. Although … More “The Consuls” versus “Little Caesar and the Consuls”