Dear Smoke, I always wanted to be a surgeon, but I passed on it and became a drummer in a Death Metal band for the past ten years. I don’t want this lifestyle any longer and would like to finish school. The problem is, after years of abusive behavior and constantly drumming, my hands have […]
Cassette Tapes – Smoke’s Artifacts
Smoke names Gene Simmons and Kiss as major influencers in his life. This sampling of Smoke’s personal cassette tape collection, left in his uncle’s car, clearly shows the role Kiss played in his life. It is rumoured that Smoke and Gene have built a great friendship over the years and some even question whether or […]
My Favourite PC Games
Hey! Going to share with you some of my fave computer games from the 1980’s, many of these either also were, or became arcade games or console games, but I fell in love with them big time, on my computer! I have so many faves that I can not name them all, send me yours […]
Watch the Dead
Dear Smoke, My Grandpa died and had a watch that I really liked. I asked Grammy for the watch, so I could have a piece of him with me always, but she said no, she wants to bury the watch with him. Not sure what to do, but he won’t need it and I really, […]
Whatever Happened to?
Hey Guys, Just thinking about things that I interacted with, on a daily basis, that kids today will never know…. unless they are at a museum, a thrift shop or their grandparents house! Buckle in for a stellar journey to the 80s!
Surround Sound Discovery – Smoke’s Artifacts
Many believe that it was Disney that created surround sound in the 1940s. The truth however, is that true surround sound was created by Smoke himself. It was this very Boombox that was instrumental in its creation. It was late September 1987 and Smoke had just purchased two copies of the newest KISS tape, Crazy […]
Hi Smoke, My Poutine confession is that I hate poutine, I had it once when I was about eight years old and really hated it, just the thought of it now, turns my stomach. I am fine with that and realize that you don’t have to like poutine to be a good Canadian, however the […]