Jian Ghomeshi

I always got the pretentious creep vibe from Jian Ghomeshi when I’d see him on television, even before I ever had any interaction with him. In July of 2009 – before I worked at CBC Radio – I saw him at a Just for Laughs “Sarah Silverman and Friends” show at Massey Hall. It was before the show, and he was standing up in the center aisle looking around. I tweeted something to... read more

High School Yearbook

Found this pic while going through an old yearbook. Even then, I seemed to like the mic. read more

CJ the Haunted House Carnie

Well, yesterday was the final day of the Canadian National Exhibition – or The Ex as it’s now called. It’s the two-week Fair/Carnival that rolls into Toronto for the last bit of summer. The ride and game trucks will be packing up and heading on the road to the next destination. Last year this day, I talked to CJ, the guy who wears a mask and scares people inside the haunted house... read more

Rich Hill Documentary

Saw an amazing, intimate, sometimes heartbreaking, documentary yesterday. It’s called Rich Hill and won the Grand Prize for docs at The Sundance Festival, and odds are good it will win an Oscar in the spring. For good reason. It’s playing at indie theaters, and is available on demand via iTunes, Google, Amazon and Vudu. Here’s the... read more
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