The worst aspects of capitalism require humans to turn into machines. Cut off from our bodies. Cut off from our emotional worlds. Cut off, often, from the needs of the very Earth we live on, and are made of.
Walking across a windswept parking on a bone-chilling, dark February night I had time to reflect on a movie and a former professor of mine who had been involved in recovering art stolen by the Nazis.
George Burden discovers that Father Goose is alive and well and living in Canada. His real name is Bill Lishman and you’ll read his story and say, “Oh, I know about him.”
George Burden and Amanda Sutherland visit the 3.5 million dollar home of prominent Canadian financier, industrialist and military commander, Sir Henry Mill Pellat. Started in 1911 and completed in 1914, it’s luxury , antiquities and modern amenities may appear ostentatious but in actuality it just feels like a family home.
Gary Schneider’s goal is nothing less than to restore the Acadian forests of Prince Edward Island, a place renowned for green farmland. One wood at a time, he might very well succeed.
If all of you men out there think baths are just for women, Mike Vardy wants you to know that there is a method to achieving a truly manly soak.
By any measure, George Burden lives a remarkable life, experiencing the world in a way few people ever have. He’s soared through the air in a CF-18 during an aerial combat exercise and he’s marvelled at the ocean depths from a deep sea submersible. He’s swam in all of the world’s oceans including the Antarctic and the Arctic and somehow he manages to practice medicine, raise a family and write both prolifically and well. What’s his secret?
Men come face-to-face with the mortality of their youth when nature tells them the time has come to start wearing a great hat that fits their personality instead of a comb-over that doesn’t.
If you’ve never heard of Red Green you may be missing one of the biggest laughs to come out of the wilds of Canada since…well…forever. This duct-tape packing man’s man is known for his down-to-the-dirt philosophy (“Keep your stick on the ice!”), his red and green suspenders and his ability to have grown men and women doubled over with laughter. Our writer Dan L. Hays tells about the time he joined the Red Green Fan Club and caught up with Red himself.
More and more men are contracting diseases — including lupus and breast cancer — which are traditionally thought of as female medical problems. But are the root causes the same…and what about the paths to healing?