Monthly Archives: March 2013

Are Gosling and Page Working the Hellmouth?

Another Huff Post link: Will These Canadian Celebs Pay Homage to Their Country? Inspired by recent reports that actors Ryan Gosling and Ellen Page are both moving behind the camera to direct films. And it got me thinking about all … Continue reading

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What Lurks Behind TV’s “Motive”?

Another link to a Huffington Post piece by moi. From Wojeck to Flashpoint: The CanCon Roots of TV’s Motive (In which I reference everything from Motive to The Murdoch Mysteries, from Street Legal to Neon Rider, from Cracked to Saving Hope to Night … Continue reading

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Seriously — Are You F*****g Kidding Me?!? or: The Embarrassed Canadian

What inspired that incendiary headline was a recent episode of the Canada-made sitcom, Seed. Now I’ve written about Seed a couple of times before in pieces at Huffington Post Canada (here and here), so let me just say: no, I … Continue reading

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Masked Mosaic — Canadian super heroes and how I could’a beat Rick Mercer to a gag

A lot of people blog about themselves. That’s what many readers find interesting — often popular blogs being quasi-diaries. I’ve never been that good at the “personal” stuff. I’ve written extensively on the internet for years, but it tends to … Continue reading

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Canadian Screen Awards

Another link to a Huffington Post piece by me: Controversy at the Canadian Screen Awards Funnily, I wrote this deliberately to try and be topical since Huffington often doesn’t put my posts on a main page, I assume ’cause they … Continue reading

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