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The Wrong About “The Right Kind of Wrong”

(And no — I don’t know why there are no paragraph breaks! Technology sucks!) Canadian film seems to go through phases. Much to my surprise there’s been a recent spat of something that used to be a fairly rare beast … Continue reading

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Seed — the logic of comedy

Another Huff Post piece: Seed and the Logic of the Sitcom I’m trying different types of posts to see what people respond to (my last few posts have all received at least a few comments in the comments section — … Continue reading

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A Review of Masked Mosaic

I’ve written a couple of times before about the new short story anthology, Masked Mosaic: Canadian Super Stories (ed. Claude Lalumière and Camille Alexa) from Tyche Books. Mainly because I have a story published in it: “The Secret History of … Continue reading

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Canadian TV Too Sexy?…and Star Trek: Kirk vs. Kirk!

Okay, yeah, that title’s an odd combo but I realized I forget to mention a previous post a few days ago — so I’m covering two at once. So, two links to Huffington Post pieces I did: Is Canadian TV … Continue reading

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Orphan Black — Take Two

My general “policy” when reviewing TV series for my Great Canadian Guide to the Movies and TV site is to watch at least three episodes before setting down an “official” opinion. After all, TV series can take a few episodes … Continue reading

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Orphan Black: The Good, The Bad…and The Canadian

Recently the Space Channel has premiered a new sci-fi thriller called Orphan Black — and in a rarity for Canadian TV, it actually seems to be getting a fair amount of press coverage. That may be partly because many of … 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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Oliver Sherman — and (my) problems with Canadian films

I want to write about the movie Oliver Sherman, which I just caught on DVD. It might seem odd to devote an entire blog post to a movie from some three or so years ago, and one that isn’t that … Continue reading

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