Every Monday around 5:45 p.m. ET I join Arlene Bynon for ten minutes of TV talk on her SiriusXM radio show. Find it on Canada Talks channel 167. Most week’s I’m calling it in from Brampton. Off the phone line I sound like I’m speaking through a silk stalking with a leg still in it.

My son Dan’s favourite new TV show is Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. How, I wondered. The series airs Sundays at 11 p.m. on HBO Canada, a premium pay service I know his Ryerson U gang down at the Carleton Street bunker do not subscribe to. Still, I shouldn’t be so surprised. These kids today,

Turns out that the constant droning of those stoopid vuvuzelas haven’t driven every soccer fan away from the FIFA World Cup. CBC–fresh off a great Stanley Cup spring–had a very good soccer weekend, with 2,275,000 tuning in Saturday afternoon to watch England and U.S.A. battle to a draw. That’s the largest audience ever in Canadian