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Some of the best podcast conversations I’ve had in 2021 were with authors. The six listed below seized this pandemic predicament by hunkering down and writing great books either about their own life experiences or, in one case, a biography about one of Canada’s best storytellers. I thank them all for helping me to read

Nobody makes me laugh out loud like Ron James. Canada’s ultimate Road Warrior will be “Live from my Living Room” with a brand new comedy special on Sunday, March 21 at 8 p.m.  Ron put on a comedy clinic at The Rose Theatre in Brampton two years ago. He also stepped in as the warm

Justin Trudeau and Cardi B steal the show in the annual Air Farce New Year’s Eve special. It airs tonight, Dec. 31 at 8 pm (8:30 pm in Newfoundland) on CBC and will be repeated just after midnight. Younger sketch mates Chris Wilson and Isabel Kanaan shine in this slick “Farce Film” which borrows Justin

Much as I love Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, there was something off about the latest season, the first parked in the Netflix garage. The 12 new episodes are as star-packed as ever, featuring a diverse cross section of talented comedians, including Zack Galifinaikas, Ellen DeGeneres, Dave LaChappelle, Alec Baldwin, John Mulaney, Kate McKinnon, Tracy

Ron James got the call today: his CBC sitcom has been cancelled after five seasons.The Cape Breton comedian wasn’t entirely surprised.“I was bounced around by CBC more often than an Albino foster child,” said James, who makes a living with just that kind of a glib turn of phrase.He does have a point, however. Over

With the Olympics done like borscht, the real TV Games have begun. This week, several new and returning shows aired series as well as season premiere episodes. Here is a sampling. (Keep in mind as we move deeper into the PVR, Live+7 era these estimated, overnight numbers are a bit like reporting only the first two

Gala host Ron James and honoree George Anthony. Photo: copyright Jag Photography The Toronto International Film Festival is often one big hype-a-thon, a blur of red carpet sightings and celebrity hustle. Last Thursday, I had the privilege of attending one sane and civilized little corner of the star cluster, the 6th annual Playback Canadian Film