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Huffington Post and Writing About Canadian Entertainment

A while back I wrote a piece about the need for a site like my blog — and similar ones — writing about Canadian film & TV BUT that was more high profile. Kind of like Huffington Post Canada, I wrote — … Continue reading

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Memo to David Cronenberg (and Pals) — time to saddle up

I believe in the social safety net. I believe in paying for schools even if I don’t have kids. Sometimes we do things we don’t want to do, because it benefits others. And by extension, we hope others will do … Continue reading

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Borealis (part 2) – the problem with pilots

Last time I was writing about Borealis, the science fiction Canadian TV movie/pilot that the Space Channel decided not to greenlight for a full series months before they had even bothered to broadcast it. In my previous post I was … Continue reading

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Borealis (part 1) – The great Canadian Science Fiction series that never was?

Back in 2011 press releases went out announcing production on a TV movie/pilot for Canada’s Space Channel called Borealis. News of it no doubt piquing the curiosity of more than a few cultural watchers and sci-fi fans because it seemed … 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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A Tale of Two Entertainment Mediums – and what’s on a Canadian film play list?

Okay, I’ll confess — I’m turning into precisely the sort of person ultra-conservatives hate. The kind of person who — gasp! — really does have his radio tuned to CBC Radio an inordinate amount of the time (at least when … Continue reading

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Looking Back (and forward)

It’s the end of November (well, beginning of December as I post this)…so maybe it’s decision month. That is, I began this blog approximately one year ago — November 2011 — and now maybe is a time to pause and … Continue reading

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Is it Time for a Huffington Post of Canadian Entertainment?

So here’s what I think Canadian film and TV needs. Well, maybe not needs…but would be helpful. A website that could act as a kind of community get together for people in the biz, from indie filmmakers and Art House … Continue reading

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The Great Canadian…Super Heroes!

I tend not to use this blog for self-promotion too much — but then again, why have a blog if not hoping it will be advantageous?   And this ties into my recurring themes, so here goes:   As I’ve … Continue reading

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