Category Archives: Radio and Audio drama

EXCITING FICTION! in Tesseracts Nineteen & Perihelion Magazine!

I tend not to use my blogging and internet “presence” (such as it is) for too much self-promotion — which is kind of stupid since that’s kind of what 80% of it is used for by people! But I’ve just … Continue reading

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Still here!

I haven’t posted much recently for largely technical reasons. I mean, partly it was because I’d been sending most of my blog essays to Huffington Post Canada — but I wasn’t even linking to them from here which I had … Continue reading

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Entertainment is Education

Another link to a Huffington post piece. Entertainment IS Education — or, “where’s a time travelling Canadian TV hero when you need him?” In which I discuss the way pop culture influences our real world knowledge, and how that relates … Continue reading

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Radio Drama – the past and possibly a future

(Continuing from my last post about CBC Radio shutting down its radio drama department…) Radio (and audio) drama is a curious medium. Once the defining entertainment of its age where families gathered around to listen to their favourite radio series … Continue reading

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Who Murdered Canadian Radio Drama?

Periodically I’ve mentioned that I want to write more about another passion of mine — radio/audio drama. And I have a bit (see the category links on the right). By radio/audio drama I mean full cast, scripted narratives that includes … Continue reading

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“Journey into Space” — apparently it wasn’t the Americans who conquered the moon!

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: two Englishmen, an Australian, and a Canadian walk into a space ship… Sounds kind of like the set-up to a joke, doesn’t it? But actually it’s the character line-up of Journey into Space … Continue reading

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Reviewing radio drama — Trust Inc

Workers in Canadian film & TV often complain about how hard it is to get press coverage and reviews, squeezed in between the American releases…and radio drama has even more obstacles. So today I’m looking at a current CBC Radio … Continue reading

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A Science Fiction Story

Despite this being my blog — I feel odd about using it for self-promotion, feeling I should be talking about other things. Which is sort of weird (after all, commenting and opining is, itself, narcassistic). But, anyway, I just thought … Continue reading

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Audio Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Reification of Hans Gerber

Although my usual focus with this blog is Canadian film and TV, part of the point of a blog is to allow me to comment on a broader range of topics — including non-Canadian entertainment subjects and another interest of … Continue reading

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