Carlyn Schellenberg

The captive animal entertainment industry

The captive animal industry is almost exclusively oriented towards human entertainment, even while words like “education,” “research,” and “conservation” are commonly used. The fusion of…

Rated X

Many acclaimed works of literature share the fact that they’ve been banned, at some time or another, in part for their sexual content.   Non-fiction…

Uneasy Winnipeg

Have horror in mind? Here are some locally shot films and television shows, and novels by local authors to pick up in time for Halloween….

A prophecy of decay

Ontarian-turned-Manitoban Lauren Carter has written for literary journals and newspapers such as Prairie Fire and the Globe and Mail, and released her poetry collection, Lichen…

Empty the tanks!

Carlyn Schellenberg, staff On the afternoon of July 27, 2013 the first International Empty the Tanks protests occurred simultaneously in various locations around the world….

Killers on display

My first encounter with captured orcas took place at the age of 10 at SeaWorld Orlando. My family filed in with the rest of the…

A laggard’s reasoning

The iPhone: god’s gift to man. Or so that’s what marketing schemes have almost led me to believe. Once that new product is out in stores, we are expected to stand in line, like so many do, to obtain it. Anyone using a previous version will be outcast until they acquire the newest creation.