Category Archives: showbusiness

Get Out of Jail, Free Card?

College Admissions Scandal Imagine, if you will, a world in which everyone is treated the same. Now, open your eyes and look around you: that world is not here on planet Earth! This latest distraction from the States is a … Continue reading

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My Favourite Vancouver Actress

Nicola Cavendish It wasn’t impossible to track this name down: I looked up the Vancouver Playhouse history for 1983-4  and there she was, one of the three writers of North Shore Live. When she acted in this production in North Vancouver … Continue reading

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Public Opinion: Without Prejudice?

College Admissions Bribery Scandal I waited a few days before adding my two cents’ worth, but this latest distraction from the United States has become a witch hunt of a different sort. So far 50 people have been indicted in … Continue reading

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Is This the World’s Most Hated Band?

Nickelback (I chose their “Here and Now” album cover for my blog illustration because it features the steam clock in the Gastown district of downtown Vancouver.) In the news recently is an item about a debate being conducted in the … Continue reading

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HTTYD: The Hidden World’s Villain

Grimmell Animators have a lot of leeway when it comes to creating their characters. Take Grimmell, for instance, in the latest How To Train Your Dragon instalment. He spoke in a somewhat foreign accent, like Spanish (I thought). His character … Continue reading

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JWR’s Portrayer?

Tatiana Maslany  

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Let’s Drop a Little…

Joy (2015) It’s hard to believe that this little gem of a movie is three years old. They had it on TV the other night. It still makes me cry (well, that’s not really too difficult, as I feel great … Continue reading

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