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An Olympic perspective

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.

Playing nice at the games

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.

The aging idols

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.

The year's hottest villain

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.

Questions of morality

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.

Do we want to be offended?

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.

Reflecting on lessons learned in 2013

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.

NBC's early Christmas gift

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.

My favourite things

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.

DWTS as it should be

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.