For all the power and clout Bill O’Reilly had as the most popular TV personality on Fox News, the news cycle concerning his dismissal seems already over as I post this podcast. That, at least, seems fitting. O’Reilly was a pompous gas bag. His many sins on air seemed only to fuel his conservative fan

There was an invasion on the shores of Lake Ontario this week. Soldiers dressed in authentic, WWII-era moss-green uniforms dodged explosive charges as they ran up from the water. All this while cameras rolled on CBC’s upcoming 10-hour epic Canada: The Story of Us. The historical miniseries will bow next spring in time for the Canada

Wednesday morning was my first time back at Hamilton’s CHCH since the job slashing that took place right before Christmas. I was a guest on Morning Live, where I sat with Bob Cowan and previewed some of the big new shows premiering this month and next. You can watch the segment, complete with clips, here.

Scott Thompson and the folks at Hamilton’s AM900 CHML had me on Monday to talk about CHCH’s black Christmas. You can listen to that conversation here. The CHCH house cleaning was, if anything, an even hotter topic when we spoke again on Wednesday. I’ve been a frequent guest on ‘CH over the years, first with Mark

Thursday I took a hike west along the QEW to interview the folks behind the revival of Tiny Talent Time. A staple of CHCH in Hamilton, the original kiddie show aired from 1957 to 1992–35 years. If you’re old enough to remember the theme song (“This is the end of our show…”), you may have

I was just exiting the CHCH news studio Tuesday morning after my Emmy report on Morning Live (you can watch here) when who did I run into but “Uncle Bill.” That would be Bill Lawrence to those of us who grew up in the GTA and remember Lawrence from his many years as a ‘CH weatherman

Our ol’ pal JR Digs has come out of his van long enough to tell us about a special concert happening this Sunday in Hamilton. The 5th Annual JR Digs Acoustic Christmas Concert will take place Sunday, Dec. 22 from 7:30 p.m. to 11 at the Casbah. Spencer Rice from Kenny vs. Spenny is the

I’ve been on the road and hard to reach but finally caught up this week with my old pal Scott Thompson from Hamilton’s News Talk Leader, CHML. He reached me in Vancouver while I was visiting the set of When Calls The Heart, a turn-of-the-century Mountie drama coming in late winter/early spring to Super Channel.Scott,