The Originals

by / on January 27, 2014 at 12:52 pm / in Arts & Entertainment, Current Events, Music, Performing Arts, The Originals, Videos

Video Of The Day: Lorde’s “Royals” by Walk Off The Earth

We love the unique, crazy-talented young artist from Auckland, New Zealand, Lorde.  She speaks to those who want to be true to their own specialness, she marches to the beat [...]

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by / on January 24, 2014 at 12:45 pm / in Current Events, Nerds Rule, Technology & Science, The Originals, Videos

Happy 30th Birthday, Mac. :)

  Remember your first Mac?  Remember THE first Mac? Yes, it’s been THIRTY years since Happy Mac first appeared. So, let your nerd flag fly and celebrate “…the democratization of [...]

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by / on January 8, 2014 at 1:24 pm / in Education/Learning, Nerds Rule, Technology & Science, The Originals, Writing/Books

People Who Inspire: Stephen Hawking

You often hear people who are visually or hearing-impaired, or who live with a debilitating physical condition like MS or some other challenge, say that they wish others could see [...]

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by / on November 27, 2013 at 10:28 am / in Arts & Entertainment, Current Events, Just For Laughs, Music, Performing Arts, The Originals, Videos

Video Of The Day: The Chanukah Song by Neil Diamond

Hey, tonight’s the first night of Chanukah, so our Video Of The Day is the super-awesome The Chanukah Song by the equally awesome Mr. Neil Diamond. Everyone loves Neil Diamond [...]

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by / on October 27, 2013 at 6:34 am / in Arts & Entertainment, Doing Good In The 'Hood, Education/Learning, Music, Patrons of Cool, Performing Arts, The Originals, Videos

An Ode to A Heart of Gold ~ Rock Icon & Crusader: Neil Young

Neil Young making “Le Noise”, Los Angeles, 2010. [Photo: Adam CK Vollick]   Today [November 12, 2011] is rock icon Neil Young‘s 66th birthday.  And if you’re reading this, chances are, [...]

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by / on October 4, 2013 at 9:08 am / in Advice/Mentoring, Ambassadors of Cool, Arts & Entertainment, Current Events, Doing Good In The 'Hood, Performing Arts, Social Innovations, The Originals, Videos

Being The Change – Social Activist Rockstar Craig Kielburger

[Craig Kielburger & young friend.] We all know the quote from Mahatma Gandhi “Be the change you want to see in the world”.  It’s a beautiful sentiment and aspiration, and in [...]

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by / on October 1, 2013 at 1:37 pm / in Arts & Entertainment, Education/Learning, Interviews, Music, Patrons of Cool, Performing Arts, The Muses, The Originals, Videos

ARTST TLK: Pharrell Williams & Daniel Lanois in the sonic laboratory

When multi-Grammy winning music producer Pharrell Williams wanted to interview a multi-Grammy winning music producer about the process of sonics, who did he go to? Who else but our own [...]

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by / on September 19, 2013 at 1:28 pm / in Arts & Entertainment, Interviews, Music, Patrons of Cool, Performing Arts, The Originals, Videos

Happy Birthday to “The Maker” Daniel Lanois

He’s one of our founding Patrons of Cool and we want to take the opportunity to wish our friend Daniel Lanois the very happiest of birthdays.  And 10 thousand more. [...]

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by / on March 30, 2013 at 9:20 am / in Advice/Mentoring, Arts & Entertainment, Doing Good In The 'Hood, Music, Performing Arts, Social Innovations, The Originals, Videos

Force For Good: Lady Gaga’s anti-bullying movement “Born This Way Foundation”

In honour of Lady Gaga’s birthday [March 28], instead of waxing on about her meteoric rise to the top of the world of pop music and performance art, we think [...]

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by / on February 6, 2013 at 4:28 pm / in Arts & Entertainment, Interviews, Music, Patrons of Cool, Performing Arts, Photography, The Originals, Uncategorized, Writing/Books

In Which Nikki Sixx Waxes Wise on Lyrics, Love & Legalization

Recently, I sat down with my wise, dear friend, and Different Is Cool “Patron of Cool”, the dark prince of rock, Nikki Sixx. We talked about a lot of things, [...]

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