• Understanding Eli

    From an obsessive compulsive mind comes this mixed bag of a blog of my obsessions: Politics, Activism, Truth Seeking, Acting and Entertainment enjoying - Pearl Jam Nut / Ghost Rider Fan / Los Angeles Kings Lover / Stephen King Reader


  • Adjusting Obsessions

    Adjusting Obsessions

    Things are going to be quite different around these parts going forward. Obsessions have adjusted and I figured it was time to update my blog to match my curren... Read more

    Posted on 14 December 2018 SOCIETY
  • Today I Am Wise

    Today Wise

    Just a tease really, but a perfect summary for this time in my life... Rumi with the quote - Quote Fancy provided the image. Read more

    Posted on 13 December 2018 SOCIETY
  • Poo-Pooing Party Politics

    Poo-Pooing Party Politics

    My disdain towards party politics extends back many years. The thoughts first gestated in my early 20s when I looked back at my university days. Read more

    Posted on 05 March 2016 SOCIETY
  • FHRITP - Fuuuck Me

    FHRITP Fuuuck

    I'll apologize now if what I'm about to say offends you. Probably not the best way to start a post, I realize, but there it is. I waded into some particularly... Read more

    Posted on 22 May 2015 SOCIETY
  • Canada Strong and FREE

    Canada Strong FREE

    I could have written the plot to what's unfolding in Canada at the moment a month ago. Some parts of me wishes I did post these thoughts back then... but... Read more

    Posted on 26 October 2014 SOCIETY
  • Oh, by the Way...


    ... the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup this year! It's rather unfortunate that I wasn't in blogging mode at the time, because it was a spectacular run... Read more

    Posted on 28 September 2014 SOCIETY
  • Climate Change ChitChat

    Climate Change ChitChat

    I consider myself an environmentalist. I don't know what that means for anyone else, if anything, but for me it means I feel a deep connection with the planet,... Read more

    Posted on 21 September 2014 SOCIETY
  • 13 Years Of Deceit

    Years Deceit

    It was in 2005 that I was first introduced to some alternate theories about the horrific attacks that occurred on September 11th, 2001 - the day forever known a... Read more

    Posted on 11 September 2014 SOCIETY
  • Rethink911 in St. John's April 1st

    Rethink911 John's April

    On March 13th 2014, Richard Gage AIA - representing 2100+ architects and engineers - set out on a mission to educate as many Canadians as he could about the... Read more

    Posted on 30 March 2014 SOCIETY
  • ReThink911 in Newfoundland

    ReThink911 Newfoundland

    Those who know me best - and some who know me very little - know that I have a deep interest in the topic of 9/11, specifically the alternate theories -... Read more

    Posted on 02 December 2013 SOCIETY
  • Hayek Vs Keynes

    Hayek Keynes

    Not long ago I read a wonderful book entitled 'Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics' by Nicholas Wapshott. I happened to notice this lovely... Read more

    Posted on 24 November 2013 SOCIETY
  • Monarchs at Mile One

    Monarchs Mile

    While I am a big fan of the home team, the St. John's IceCaps, there is one other team in the AHL that I keep a close eye on each year. Read more

    Posted on 10 November 2013 SOCIETY
  • Opening Weekend For 'Carrie'

    Opening Weekend 'Carrie'

    Two days ago, the remake - or retelling of Stephen King's classic novel; however you wish to look at it - of 'Carrie' opened in theatres. Read more

    Posted on 20 October 2013 SOCIETY
  • 'Lightning Bolt' Hits Stores Today

    'Lightning Bolt' Hits Stores Today

    Well, this is it Pearl Jam fans. After making it through four years of waiting since the band's last studio album, and a ninety day countdown since the album wa... Read more

    Posted on 15 October 2013 SOCIETY
  • My Year In Books

    Year Books

    This year was a successful year of book reading for me. By that I mean, I was able to tick off from my list quite a few of the ones I has stacked up on the tabl... Read more

    Posted on 14 October 2013 SOCIETY
  • Kings Go 82-0

    Kings 82-0

    Yes, I do realize how ridiculous of a statement that is - the Los Angeles Kings ending this season with a record of 82-0, I mean. Of course this will never... Read more

    Posted on 03 October 2013 SPORTS
  • Lightning Bolt - A Short Film

    Lightning Bolt Short Film

    With just over 17 days to go in their several month long countdown, the greatest band on earth - Pearl Jam, of course - continues to promote their forthcoming... Read more

    Posted on 27 September 2013 SOCIETY
  • Municipal Elections

    Municipal Elections

    I've not long returned from voting in the St. John's Municipal Elections - Ward 2. I didn't bother to vote via mail this time around, but I did get out there... Read more

    Posted on 24 September 2013 SOCIETY
  • 'Under The Dome' Done

    'Under Dome' Done

    By done, I mean that the show has ended for this season, not forever. As I mentioned in a previous post, the hit series has been expanded from a one season mini... Read more

    Posted on 23 September 2013 SOCIETY
  • Update on Dark Tower Adaptation

    Update Dark Tower Adaptation

    For those like me out there, who are fans of Roland and his Ka-tet, we have some encouraging news about the adaptation plans for Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower'. Read more

    Posted on 20 September 2013 SOCIETY