This week’s podcast: Ford, fame and tempus fugit

This week’s podcast starts on a somber note. CHML’s Scott Thompson was taking calls from listeners regarding terrorist attacks in Europe, specifically, the airport murders earlier this week at the Brussels’ airport. I was at that airport last fall, stuck there overnight in fact as I changed planes between Cannes and back home in Toronto.… Read on



The Naked News and the damned

CHML’s Scott Thompson always seems to perk up when the topic gets a little titillating.So my visit to the Naked News set? Well, I thought we were going to yak for a full hour.Naked News Uncovered is a new documentary series about the Toronto-based web service, which shows women stripping as they read actual news… Read on


This week’s podcast: Shinny talk and Sheen

This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson wanted my take on the recent Bell/Rogers/Leafs mega-deal. I point out that the TV business is way rougher than anything that takes place on the ice. Look for Bell and Rogers to go into the corners with the elbows up and expect a few concussions along the way.As for whether… Read on


This week’s podcast: Brioux on Blades

Scott Thompson at CHML thinks it is hilarious that I tried figure skating on Battle of the Blades. As Scott says, I look like Linus being pulled around by my blanket. Hey, I’ll try anything once, especially if Marie-France Dubreuil is coaching. You can listen in on the radio conversation here, and you can watch… Read on



This week’s podcast: my new chum Chumlee

This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson wanted to know what the hell I was doing down in Las Vegas. Told him I was here to interview the main dudes behind Pawn Stars, including the one and only Chumlee (right, eagerly taking the keys to my ’97 Lumina for 90 days plus interest).Chumlee, pawn shop owner Rick… Read on


This week’s podcast: what’s up, Murdoch

This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson wanted to hear my take on what’s going on with this whole Rupert Murdoch hulabaloo. Would this hurt the Fox TV News service, he asks.While I cheer the tear down of all-powerful media companies and any exposure of their alleged shady dealings the disturbing thing about the Murdoch deal was the quick and… Read on


This week’s podcast: Sheen is dead to Lorre

This week, Scott Thompson starts off by pointing out that there are two things I hate talking about: award shows and Charlie Sheen. Then has asks me for the umpteenth time about Charlie Sheen! Word is Two and a Half Men executive producer Chuck Lorre will explain Sheen’s absense next season by killing off the character. Of course he… Read on


This week’s podcast: Combat Hospital treats 2 Mil

This week, Scott wants to talk about the MMVAs, which were a big hit at the Thompson household on the weekend. Something to do with his kids being weaned on all them Disney-coms, shows like Wizards of Waverly Place, where MMVA host Selena Gomez just spent six years of her young life. Combat’s top doc… Read on