The Toronto Star has a big, breaking story today–my feature on the DVD box set release of WKRP in Cincinnati.You can read that story here, which explains some of the details behind the many music rights clearances that for years delayed the arrival of this box set. It’s in stores as of Oct. 28 and can
Is it just me, or is So You Think You Can Dance the easiest talent search show when it comes to picking the eventual winner? After having sat out the series this season since the early audition rounds, I was asked to recap Wednesday night’s semi-final for TheStar.ca. (You can follow this link to the recap).
There’s more from me on the newly-opened MZTV Museum of Television and Archives in the entertainment section of Saturday’s Toronto Star. The museum, located at Zoomerplex in Toronto’s Liberty Village, houses Moses Znaimer’s incredible collection of early television receivers, including the largest collection of pre-war sets in the world. If you visit the museum before the
Lucas Oleniuk/TORONTO STAR I’ve met critics who think they are rock stars, but only one I knew really was. Greg Quill died suddenly on Sunday at his home in Hamilton, Ont. He was 66. He had recently been diagnosed with sleep apnea and apparently died from complications due to pneumonia. Quill covered a variety of
I was going to write about appearing as an extra on Lost Girl‘s second last episode of the season (Sunday night at 9 p.m. on Showcase) but Rob Salem beat me to it.The Toronto Star’s veteran television columnist did it better than I could so read what he has to say about it here.The two
Good grief! Has it really been 46 years since A Charlie Brown Christmas premiered? A trio of evergreen Christmas specials are celebrated today in an article I wrote in The Saturday Star. I was asked to try and sum up their enduring appeal. Several theories are shared.Certainly, for a boomer who saw them all the