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GUEST BLOG: Much like a Boomerang – by Laura

Laura writes a fantastic guest blog for Get Barenaked describing her experiences of BNL's music... My family is the kind that rarely plays CDs or records around the house, despite our decent sized collection. The extent of our music-listening largely comes from the radio, which is often on in the car or in the background while making and eating dinner, [...]

GUEST BLOG – BNL, Rooster Teeth and saying Hi – by Ryne

A fantastic guest blog from Ryne, take it away! "It's not an overstatement to say I've been a lifelong fan. I'm not entirely clear on how or why, but my parents were fans. Hard to believe, here in Middle America, BNL had a place in the cassette and CD collection of their car. To put this in perspective, I was born at the tail end of '93: [...]

GUEST BLOG: BNL on the spectrum – by Mil

On World Austism Awareness Day, Mil writes an eye-opening and important account of fandom whilst living with autism. "I listen to Barenaked Ladies every single day, probably for at least an hour or two. I update a BNL blog on Tumblr daily with a little BNL nugget for people. I listen to all the solo projects and I spend my free time updating lyrics [...]

GUEST BLOG: What a way to start married life! – by Charlene and Richard

I wanted to share our Barenaked adventure. I entered a local radio station contest to win tickets for 2 to get on the Ships and Dip cruise and out of 30,000 contest entries my name was drawn. My fiance and I had originally intended to elope to Vegas to get married, but upon winning the cruise I looked into getting married on the ship,and it was [...]

GUEST BLOG: The Greatest Gift Ever – by Presley

Presley shares a brilliant BNL story about the greatest gift ever received! Around my hometown, I am known as the Biggest Barenaked Ladies fan. From high school presentations all the way up to university research projects, I have tried to incorporate BNL into every class I took. So far, I’ve done quite a good job. My mother is well aware [...]

SAILIN’ SUNDAYS: The Rock Boat – Day 4 by Janine

Each weekend, we bring you an installment of Sailin' Sundays, a throwback to The Rock Boat cruise that BNL rocked earlier this year. Day 4 was the final day of the cruise, and Janine wraps up the day for us in this great blog! So for the last three years I have taken annual leave from work with the distant hope that I’d be able to board [...]

SAILIN’ SUNDAYS: The Rock Boat – Day 3 by Carrie

Each weekend, we bring you an installment of Sailin' Sundays, a throwback to The Rock Boat cruise that BNL rocked earlier this year. We were lucky enough to have 2 guest correspondents on Day 3!  Carrie decided to do something a little different... so take it away Carrie! 24 Random Barenaked Ladies Facts in 24 Hours I had a great time being [...]

SAILIN’ SUNDAYS: The Rock Boat – Day 3 by Jennifer

Each weekend, we bring you an installment of Sailin' Sundays, a throwback to The Rock Boat cruise that BNL rocked earlier this year. Day 3 brought another Barenaked Ladies show, and Jennifer shows us all the good stuff from that day! "I was fortunate enough to be selected to write about the above date and all the shenanigans that went on [...]

SAILIN’ SUNDAYS: The Rock Boat – Day 2 by Paul

Each weekend, we bring you an installment of Sailin' Sundays, a throwback to The Rock Boat cruise that BNL rocked earlier this year. Day 2 of the cruise was a day off for Barenaked Ladies, but that did not keep Get Barenaked reader and all-round top chap Paul Miles from filming this vlog about the activities of the day! Take it away Paul...  See [...]

SAILIN’ SUNDAYS: The Rock Boat – Day 1 by Brandy

We are lucky enough to have two reports from Day 1 of The Rock Boat (after Erika's brilliant introductory post!) In today's vlog, we hear from Brandy, who brings us her report in a very special way: American Sign Language! Take it away Brandy... See more: Sailin' Sundays [...]