Author Archives: Ernest Skinner

Pour Some Chaga On Me, In the Name of Love !!!

Yes, Chaga ; not sugar… you know Chaga the new Super-food that is in your backyard ; well not everyone’s backyard, but relatively speaking it is available to harvest, produce, and purchase here in the North. Local entrepreneur Cody McElrea got his start a few years harvesting the mushroom for sale across North America and it is on the cusp ...

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Rob Halford : Book ReView and InterView

Piss up you blag knocks & bloody rags. Yonks blimey chinwags rubbed bollocks eh ? Right ?? I have to admit that when I starting reading Confess, I ran for my British dictionary immediately. I mean, if they can translate books into Japanese and Spanish, while the bloody hell not North American English ? Actually I already knew what a ...

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The Elusive Scorpion King ; Interview

What am I talking about ? Well, I have been trying to get a few minutes with former Scorpions drummer and Kingdom Come founder James Kottak for the better part of a year and half. I have gone through two publicists and even begged a couple of his bandmates to put a word in for me. ” James doesn’t do ...

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Enough Is Enough Already !

Come on. No body contact ; really ? Well in case you haven’t heard ; a suggestion is being floated around by an elected official on the return of action in Junior hockey in Ontario. Lisa MacLeod, Ontario’s Minister for Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries has suggested, to keep the spread of C19 as minimal as possible, the league ...

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Downtown SSM Is Drowning Faster Than the Underpass

I am an avid social butterfly and I enjoy the vibe of taking in a cup of java at my favorite downtown haunt. I enjoy chatting with the employees and regulars and just inhaling the energy………but it’s hard to do that these days for obvious reasons. Pun is intended and insinuated. Now, as we slowly come out of hibernation, I ...

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Ring Of Fire and SSM Plant Still A Go With No Delays As Per C19

If you were wondering ; the Ring of Fire and Sault Ste. Marie’s chosen location regarding the proposed ferrochrome plant have not been blindsided by the Pandemic. (Although), it’s been a difficult time for sure (as) most of the work we do is with governments and First Nations, and for the last few months governments have been focusing on other ...

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The Pursuit Of Happiness w/ Hollywood Mogul Harry Shearer

No, the title has nothing to do with life and pursing the American dream or anything like that. It was actually the unexpected answer I received when I asked Hollywood actor/writer/radio host/comedian etc Harry Shearer recently. I mean I love their hit song, I’m An Adult Now and remember the cool video that accompanied it via Erica Ehm and Much ...

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Joey Landreth Figures Bryan Adams Is Going 2 B Big Someday

…and that day just happens to be 2day 🤣. Of course, it is the other way around, but how else could I insert my witty Seinfeld meme. Anyway, according to Joey, as I inquired if he was on a personal relationship with Bryan, he responded no, not all… he actually reached out to me on Instagram and said ‘Hey, I like ...

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OHL Better Be Looking Into a TV Deal

Listen folks, the announcement yesterday of plans to resume junior hockey on Dec 1 is not really anything to be cheering and clapping about. I am not sure if we are even allowed to clap these days….singing and dancing are a no no because of George Orwell’s C19–84….well…blah blah blah….you know what I mean. Anywhoo, as much as I long ...

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Bill Leverty says the Devil from the U.P. is a Remarkably Talented Guy

Yes, the devil does play guitar and of course the violin ; contrary to local legend, he does not always call Georgia his home. Nashville, Hell, and even tiny little Sault Ste. Marie Michigan have been locations that he has worked his sinister craft. Of course I am not being literal, but the devil comes out when Jason Mapes plays ...

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It’s Such a Fine Line Between Stupid, and uh, Clever…

Yeah, it turns out that Rik Emmett is a big fan of the legendary rockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap. We will get back to this later. Before reading any further, Rik says click here   We are gathered here today to pay homage to one of the greatest guitar players not only in Canada, but in the entire world. On ...

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