Uncle. Nerd. Pop culture enthusiast. Near Captain Planet-level recycler. Starter of Racket.
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It’s election day in Newfoundland! We felt the need to have some form of election coverage and decided to post a Q&A highlighting those behind the scenes; campaign volunteers. The Racket reached out to the four parties running candidates in the provincial election. Only the NDP and NL Alliance responded to our request.
Record Fair NL is a biannual event that celebrates the vinyl community in Newfoundland and Labrador with its next event being held at the Holiday Inn on June 2. Co-founders of Record Fair NL, Doug and Melissa Jones, spoke to The Racket via email about the event and to go on the record about what vinyl lovers can expect.
The Racket chatted with Andrew Tremblett of Halfhandsome and director of Almost Baymous 3 about the upcoming show and settle what it means to be “Almost Baymous”.
Ed The Sock is back and taking on Canadian politics, Left, Right, and centre.
We profile local Instagram account Newfoundfood about where to eat in St. John’s.
We look back at the Newfoundland tradition of eating fish and chips on Good Friday as well as share a recipe for a fish and chips poutine.
Beyoncés Homecoming documentary debuts on Netflix tonight so we thought we would review an old racket about how her album Lemonade is her version of Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill.
We profile Crooked Feeder Brewing Co. out of Cormack, Newfoundland before they open their taproom later this summer.
The Racket chats with Chelsea Jacobs and Courtney Crocker about their Eastlink television show Discover NL.
Canadian rap pioneer Maestro Fresh Wes discusses legacy, Drake, the future of Canadian hip-hop and his newest album Champagne Campaign.
The Racket profiles local Pharmacist/Photographer, Kara O’Keefe.
We’ve got you covered with ten tracks to play at your St. Paddy’s Day party if you just aren’t that into Irish/Newfoundland music.
Last week, it was announced that after 22 years in the Avalon Mall, Fog City closed its location. As a regular patron at the restaurant, Kris looks back fondly. (Photo by Ned Pratt)
Is winter keeping you from visiting craft breweries outside the city? Pop down to Jack Axe’s for your fix! We chat with co-owner Adrian Beaton about craft beer, and business. (Image from Jack Axe’s Instagram).
Quidi Vidi Brewing Co. has a pretty nifty idea in store for the next big snow day in St. John’s. It’s called Nippyween and The Racket has details.
We profile the Newfoundland Cider Company and learn about making cider, the differences when it comes to brewing beer, and what’s next for this local business. (Photo courtesy of the Newfoundland Cider Company).