We all know television can warp our perspective. Some people still believe that DNA can be identified in a matter of minutes and that TV interviews are always live.
And during the games, I saw touching commercials with the schmaltzy music where parents watch their small children becoming inspired... Read More
Canadian athletes were expected to do well at the Sochi Olympics.
Worldwide, the opinion was that this would be our year. After all, it is the winter games and Canada is the great white north.
But medals weren’t enough. Once again, we had to prove that we truly are far... Read More
I wasn’t ready for it. First there was one, then another. I’m not sure how, but the ladies I grew up with have gotten older.
It couldn’t possibly be that I’m aging, could it?
This year, Sandra Bullock is turning 50, as is supermodel Elle McPherson and Melissa... Read More
You might have seen Friday night’s line-up on Global Thunder Bay and thought, “There’s been a mistake.”
At 9 p.m. you’ll see Avalanche Sharks.
Perhaps you thought, “Avalanche means snow and mountain. Sharks mean warm and water. The two together... Read More
It used to be that someone died, 55 minutes later the case was solved and everyone went home. Occasionally, it was a little bigger than that and we were “continued” into the following week.
Today’s new television dramas are becoming massive conspiracies and crimes that... Read More
This week, the stars of 2 Broke Girls are hosting the People’s Choice Awards – a show that embraces viewers’ favourite everything from music to movies to television.
Ironically, this high is matched by a new low – so to speak. The CBS comedy racked up more... Read More
As we begin a new year full of hope, plans, excitement and trepidation, we also close out 365 (and one quarter) days of headlines, heartaches, disasters and disappointments.
And once again, I find myself asking the age-old question often posed to me by my own father, “So what the... Read More
I missed out last year. I waited and waited and didn’t hear a thing.
So this year, I tried to be especially good, knowing that it would count when I contacted Santa.
And the dude in red did not disappoint. After a two-year hiatus, NBC’s The Sing-Off returned... Read More
Oprah retired her show but apparently, not her annual Favourite Things list.
The media mogul recently released this year’s list of 60 items in her O Magazine as part of a “12-Day Holiday Give-O-Way.”
I too have some favourite things – although these items... Read More
After 17 seasons, I thought I was all Danced-out with the Stars. But this year, one of my true loves hit the dance floor and I couldn’t help but watch.
Season after season, the so-called amateur dancers became hip-hop stars, musical performers, former cheerleaders, ice skaters... Read More