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Back on the Box

Back on the Box
After a long hiatus (since the day Beijing Olympics started) we have TV again. We didn't really want it. We didn't really need it. But with the upgrade to Fibe for our internet service and no change to our phone, we are getting it for $-60/month. (less a $15 setup fee). Yes, we are saving sixty bucks a month by getting TV again. What [...]

I Ought To Be In Pictures (Or At Leas...

I Ought To Be In Pictures (Or At Least on TV)
A couple of months ago there was a flurry of activity looking for someone “like a Canadian Guy Fieri from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives“ for casting a Food Network Canada show.  At the time a number of people ask me if I knew anyone. I offered my suggestions, all the while thinking “ME, I’d be perfect!!!!” but not [...]

Seeking Simone Episode 1.1

Seeking Simone Episode 1.1
Did I mention that my friend Rosemary Rowe, of Creampuff Revolution fame, did a shoot at our apartment for her new series Seeking Simone? No? Well then I suck. Seeking Simone is a new lesbian web series about online dating. Follow the adventures of Simone Selkin as she dates her way through gay Toronto! and as Rose and Renée say on the site: [...]

We will, we will Blog you!

We will, we will Blog you!
From Rick Spence‘s Sweep! Sweep! to Rannies photomontage of the seating chart last night’s adventure in National Television has been pretty effectively blogged. Add in Ryan & Adam‘s backstage video and you’ll have the whole experience… sans the kickin’ brunch with Eden & Kate, but that was just for [...]

Test The Nation Now With Lex, Kate &#...

Test The Nation Now With Lex, Kate & Rannie!
The 21st century: have you been paying attention? This century is only in its first decade and already there’s a test? I know many of you don’t watch television… but would you turn on CBC if you knew I was going to be on it?  What if you knew, for certain, that I’d be doing something other than shilling CheapEats? How about [...]

QotD: I Should’ve Been A Conten...

QotD: I Should’ve Been A Contender
What gameshow or reality show would you kick butt on? Um, didn’t we already answer this? QotD: Reality TV Star But I’ll reiterate the relevant bit: For the highest probability of winning, and at that it’s still pretty low, I’d have to say either: Survivor - cuz really, I’ve already spent 47 days living alone on [...]

QotD: Set Your DVR

QotD: Set Your DVR
Have I mentioned my slight addiction to television.  I really am trying to break the habit. Step 1 - sell my tv blog Step 2 - TIVO the hell out of all the new shows and try and keep my opinions to myself. What TV show(s) will you be watching this season? Why? Submitted by ducnly.vox.com. Prision Break – we’ve been waiting for the [...]

Ferrets on a Panel Truck

Ferrets on a Panel Truck
The best interview I’ve seen in months. Possibly years!  I still don’t want to see the movie, but I’d have Mr. Jackson over for drinks any day of the week! Thanks go out to Junkii for catching me off guard with it first thing this morning, and june for reminding me, post-coffee, of how damned amusing the whole thing was. [...]

He’s In MY Fridge

He’s In MY Fridge
  After Kate pointed out that it was possible he was reporting from her fridge, I set up my camera with an LED and a motion detector. Watch out… he might be in your fridge next.

Plight of the Pickle

Plight of the Pickle
Please, please, please tell me someone else saw that Alien news report last night on the plight of the poor pickle imprisoned in glass within the dark, cold isolation of the fridge. I hope this is a series, and that whatever genius thought of it gets much credit… though I couldn’t find any mention of it on technorati. Sadly I only [...]

The Apprentice Blog – Season 5

The Apprentice Blog – Season 5
Yes, in the midst of all this craziness, Season 5 of the Apprentice launched last night.  When I checked my email this morning I already had over 8000 ApprenticeBlog readers, including one asking why I hadn’t published my opinions of the first episode… it had been 12 hours already and he was waiting. Some days I wonder exactl [...]

The Apprentice Blog – Season 4

The Apprentice Blog – Season 4
Yup, it has started again.  I’m obliged to be seated in front of the tv Thursday nights … but now, with the addition of Martha – Wednesday night is also tv night. Argh… my little brain is fried. If you don’t know what I’m talking about… it’s the new seasons of The Apprentice, and thus the A [...]

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