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Casey E. Palmer

Calling the Great White North his home, Casey‘s spent the last few decades in pursuit of creating killer content. From novels as a kid, comics as a teen, to blogs and photos once he could grow a beard, he’ll use whatever’s around him to create amazing stuff.

When he’s not creating, he’s parenting, exploring and trying to make life as awesome as possible for everyone around him.

Because a boring life’s not a life worth living!

How the Electrical Safety Authority Will Help Power Your Home! (Featured Image)

How the Electrical Safety Authority Will Help Power Your Home!

Part of me knows that my kids have no idea of how good they’ve got it. Plenty of things they have today would seem like space-age technology when I was their age in the ’80s. The shows you want to watch, whenever and wherever you want to watch them. Literally the […]

Chatting with Casey 0017 — Playing with People's Attention (Featured Image)

Chatting with Casey 0017 — Playing with People’s Attention

Whenever I worry I’m giving my boys a little too much screen time, I remember growing up on a generous diet of cartoons, comic books and video games—and I think everything turned out fine. It Feels Like a Lifetime Ago…. You see, way back when, I was the archetype of what […]

Black Fridays 0001 — Every Black 'You're Not Black Enough' is a White 'You're All The Same'. (Featured Image)

Black Fridays 0001 — Every Black ‘You’re Not Black Enough’ is a White ‘You’re All The Same’.

Staying on my me ████, but hated on by both sides I’m just a kid who blowing up with my father’s name And every black “you’re not black enough” Is a white “you’re all the same” — Childish Gambino, “That Power”, Camp (2011) I’m not the brother you want, […]

Live from the 3.5, 2019, Chapter 3_ _Where You From_ — Why 'Black Canadian' isn't JUST ONE THING (Featured Image)

Live from the 3.5, 2019 — Chapter 3: “Where You From?” — Why ‘Black Canadian’ isn’t JUST ONE THING.

“You think we all Jamaican, when nuff man are Trinis Bajans, Grenadians and a hole heap of Haitians Guyanese and all of the West Indies combined To make the T dot O dot, one of a kind” — Kardinal Offishall, “BaKardi Slang”, Firestarter, Vol. 1: Quest for Fire (2000) […]

Live from the 3.5, 2019 — Chapter 2_ Being Black in the Great White North (Featured Image)

Live from the 3.5, 2019 — Chapter 2: Being Black in the Great White North

We don’t talk a lot about Black Canadian history, and that’s probably because so much of it was so horrible. We had segregation. Just look at Viola Desmond, convicted after refusing to leave a whites-only area of the Roseland Theatre in 1946. And though we shake our finger at […]

Live from the 3.5, 2019 — Chapter 1: What Exactly IS Blackness_ (Featured Image)

Live from the 3.5, 2019 — Chapter 1: What IS Blackness, Exactly?

“Am I Black enough?” Blackness — More than just Melanin Those who’ve followed my podcast Chatting with Casey from its very first episode know that this isn’t the first time I’ve asked this question. If you considered the archetypal Black man you know from popular media—rocking an oversized hoodie; listening […]

Live from the 3.5, 2019 — Intro — Being Black in Canada (Featured Image)

Live from the 3.5, 2019: Intro — Being Black in Canada

Black culture is unique—one of the few cultures thrust upon a people and not developed by them. A Jamaican is not a Gambian is not an Australian Aborigine. We’ve got tribes within tribes and languages within languages but somehow lumped together by the colour of our skin. And we’ve made […]

Govfest 2018 — Helping the World Through the Power of MUSIC. (Featured Image)

Govfest 2018 — Helping the World Through the Power of MUSIC.

I think it’s possible to have fun with just about anything we do. Govfest — Because We Do More Than Just Sit Behind Our Desks. Back in 2009, after jumping from the Ontario Public Service’s internship program to a contract opportunity that didn’t end so well, I started working […]

Calgary 101 — The City that's More than Just the Stampede! (Featured Image)

Calgary 101: It’s More than Just the Stampede!

A Toronto does not a Canada make. Toronto’s Cool, But What About the REST of Canada? Ask most Torontonians what Canada means to them, and they’ll give you a perfect view that sounds very… Toronto. Busy and abundant with life. Representation from every corner of the world. It’s everything […]

For the Love of Camping, Part Two — A Man and the Mountain that CHANGED Him. (Featured Image)

For the Love of Camping, Part Two — A Man and the Mountain that CHANGED Him.

Welcome to For the Love of Camping, the three-part series journeying from my family’s stance against camping to my desire to get everyone camping, so they can enjoy it as much as we do. In Part One of the series, I explained how camping didn’t fit growing up Black and suburban […]

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