It’s All So Simple, Really—the Stone is Actually a Donkey

  by Wanda Waterman The Voice Magazine, Volume 22 Issue 32 2014-08-15 Film: Is the Man Who is Tall Happy? Director: Michel Gondry “Reality is simple and it’s our task to show that.” – Noam Chomsky in Is the Man Who is Tall Happy? Once upon a time a little donkey was turned into a stone. When some children told the donkey’s parents that the stone was their son, the parents didn’t believe it. Finally the stone was turned back into a donkey. The lesson? Our ideas of objects are not based on their physical appearances but rather on the … Continue reading It’s All So Simple, Really—the Stone is Actually a Donkey

From the Archives: The Earthwork Interview

by Wanda Waterman First published in The Voice Magazie, Volume 15 Issue 45 2007-11-30 The Earthwork Interview I wasn’t old enough to be a true hippy when hippiedom first started taking root in Bear River, Nova Scotia, back in the early 1970s; I was far too young, still in my early teens and going to school with fishermen’s kids who wanted nothing more in life than to become conspicuous consumers. After school I was minding the babies of people who lived in apartments above their own health food outlets, or geodesic domes or log cabins or teepees or very old … Continue reading From the Archives: The Earthwork Interview