Day 8/10 Album Challenge: Rush ‎– “Fly By Night” (1975)

Rush's second album, "Fly By Night" is our day 8 pick in the cottagemixtape 10 day-album challenge. Picking the most influential Rush album is a tough undertaking, particularly as a Canadian. In Canada, "What is your favourite Rush album?" is asked at citizenship tests, job interviews, wedding ceremonies, divorce proceedings and first dates.... and you …

Rockwood Cinema Review: Camp Cucamonga (1990)

Q: What does Jennifer Aniston (from Friends), Mötley Crüe, Cliff (from Cheers), DJ Tanner (from Full House), Urkel (from Family Matters) and Winnie Cooper AND Paul (from Wonder Years) have in common? A: This pile of flaming, camp garbage, Camp Cucamonga! The cast and crüe from Camp Cucamonga. Sherman Hemsley already distancing himself from this …

Day 5/10 Album Challenge: Def Leppard – “Hysteria” (1987)

"Hysteria" (rather prophetically) caused mass hysteria in the Rock/Metal/Pop world when it was released back in the 80's and was huge influence on me and the Cottage Country Mix. "Hysteria" was one of the first cassettes I ever owned and I played it so often, that it eventually got stuck inside my radio's tape deck …