• 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


  • 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
  • 'Sirens' Official Music Video

    'Sirens' Official Music Video

    After a couple days of being teased from other Pearl Jam fans on the internet who were able to hear a leaked version of 'Sirens', the band finally released the... Read more

    Posted on 18 September 2013 SOCIETY
  • 'Lightning Bolt' In Less Than 30 Days

    'Lightning Bolt' Less Than Days

    I probably shouldn't be wishing my time away, but I just can't help it - I wish October would hurry up and get here! With now less than 30 days to go until Pear... Read more

    Posted on 16 September 2013 SOCIETY
  • DemoX - An Experiment In Democracy

    DemoX Experiment Democracy

    On Sunday September 15th, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m, the NL Social Justice Co-op and People's Assembly NL invite you to participate in an experiment in democracy. Read more

    Posted on 13 September 2013 SOCIETY
  • Did You Know A 3rd Building Fell?

    Know Building Fell?

    After months of planning and crowd sourced fundraising, the global Rethink911 campaign has kicked off, and will continue all month, highlighted by several... Read more

    Posted on 11 September 2013 SOCIETY
  • Game of Dards

    Game Dards

    No, this post is not about the Dard people. In fact, it wasn't until I set out to create this post that I even realised there were Dard people. Read more

    Posted on 06 September 2013 SOCIETY
  • 'Lightning Bolt' Track List Revealed

    'Lightning Bolt' Track List Revealed

    After a week of teasing on their twitter account - using the hashtag #PJTrackReveal - Pearl Jam now has the entire track list for 'Lightning Bolt' revealed. Read more

    Posted on 02 September 2013 SOCIETY
  • No More War - Syria Edition

    More Syria Edition

    Once again, the drums of war are beating loudly... Then again, when have those drums really stopped? I can honestly no longer remember a time that we weren't... Read more

    Posted on 26 August 2013 SOCIETY
  • Official 'Mind Your Manners' Video

    Official 'Mind Your Manners' Video

    Pearl Jam continues to promote the upcoming release of their tenth studio album, 'Lightning Bolt' - as of this post, that happens in just over 51 days. Read more

    Posted on 23 August 2013 SOCIETY
  • 'Carrie' Cometh Soon

    'Carrie' Cometh Soon

    Stephen King's first ever published novel, 'Carrie ', has had several adaptations to date: a 1976 feature which spawned a sequel in 1999, an unrelated 2002... Read more

    Posted on 19 August 2013 ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • 'Lightning Bolt' Strikes In Two Months

    'Lightning Bolt' Strikes Months

    In just 60 days - technically less than that by the time you read this - Pearl Jam will release their tenth studio album, entitled 'Lightning Bolt'. Read more

    Posted on 15 August 2013 SOCIETY
  • On Fracking in Newfoundland

    Fracking Newfoundland

    It's no huge secret that I'm an anti oil and gas kind of guy; I've been discussing my disdain openly and adamantly for a decade now, at least. Read more

    Posted on 13 August 2013 SOCIETY
  • The Electric Car


    Having watched both 'Who Killed the Electric Car?' and 'Revenge of the Electric Car' this past weekend during a relaxing documentary day, reading news... Read more

    Posted on 07 August 2013 SOCIETY