Russell Peters is serious about The Indian Detective

For me, one of the highlights of last week’s Banff World Media Festival was getting to chat with Brampton’s own Russell Peters. The comedian was awarded the Sir Peter Ustinov Award for comedy at the Rockie Awards and quickly admitted he’d never seen a Ustinov film. “He did make films, didn’t he?” Peters asked the… Read on

VIDEO: Mr. D’s Gerry Dee on how not to teach

More video with Gerry Dee, the star and creator of the CBC Monday night comedy Mr. D. The De La Salle grad was a teacher for 10 years before turning to comedy full time and discusses here how some of his teaching methods might not have been fully endorsed by the faculty of teaching. His… Read on

CBC pins hopes on January in Winter launch

Mr. D star Gerry Dee CBC invited a bunch of us down to the bunker Friday to interview the stars of their new and returning shows at their Winter press junket in Toronto. They’ll do it all again Tuesday in Vancouver. January is a big deal to the public broadcaster. A check of the ratings… Read on