We launched TheOvercast.ca in January of 2014, with a first print issue on Stands on January 28th, 2014. That doesn’t sound that long ago, until you start pouring over old issues.Read More
Tsunamis are meant to happen elsewhere. Out beyond the Atlantic pale and confined to the Pacific ring of fire. Strictly the preserve of myth, rumour, and distant voices. It always had been, until 1929.Read More
Bulman wants the event to have all the cozy charm of those totally un-ironic, old-fashioned holiday specials but she’ll also be approaching the show with a stand up comic’s saucy sensibility. “I’ll be asking some far out questions,” she says.Read More
The year is 1978, the number one song is “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees, and the incident in question is fodder for one of NL’s most popular unexplained mysteries and conspiracy theories.Read More
During the 1850s and ‘60s, mummering became associated with violence, often along religious lines. It came to a head in 1860 when Isaac Mercer was murdered, which led to a ban on mummering.Read More
Each year Amnesty International releases a small number of cases of individuals and communities around the globe who are enduring human rights abuses. The organization encourages people to write letters advocating for the subjects of the cases.Read More
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