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12
Aug
On Rocky and hockey

On Rocky and hockey

I’ve gone and read another book: Ron MacLean’s new one, Cornered. In case you’re not a hockey fan, Ron is the other half of Coach’s Corner on CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada. He’s the guy who has a love-hate relationship with Don Cherry and tries to keep the good ole boy in line on TV.

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29
Jul
On a good kind of life & a good kind of lifesavers

On a good kind of life & a good kind of lifesavers

I worked at the CBC when Lloyd Robertson was anchoring The National. 

During the Prince Edward Island centennial celebrations in 1973, Lloyd anchored The National from there, and I was on hand doing items for CBC Maritimes. Our paths crossed one cool August night. 

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17
Jun
Remembering magnificent Manny

Remembering magnificent Manny

One of the disadvantages of growing old is you keep losing your friends. I lost one last week. His name is Manny Pittson, and he is responsible for my television career. He was 75.

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03
Jun
Canadianizing more American crap

Canadianizing more American crap

What the hell is Omni and what’s it doing on my television? A few weeks ago I was watching my favourite late night show, David Letterman. At the top left corner of the screen appeared a word and a few circles. The word was “OMNI” and I wondered about it, until Canadian commercials showed up instead of the CBS fare. Well, needless to say I was taken aback and I looked up Omni on Google.

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21
May
Let’s get that Halifax slogan right!

Let’s get that Halifax slogan right!

Have you been following city council’s latest Halifax re-branding exercise? Dartmouth has stolen some of their poop with the new downtown Dartmouth slogan.

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