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21
Feb
Behind the Herald's infamous 'Muslims rule the world' Chebucto Heights story

Behind the Herald's infamous 'Muslims rule the world' Chebucto Heights story

All’s well that ends well, I guess.
One of the parents who called the Chronicle Herald to complain about Syrian refugees bullying children on the playground at a Spryfield-area elementary school says that the situation at Chebucto Heights Elementary has improved dramatically since then.
“All the kids are friends now,” Melissa “Missy” Lewis tells me.

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21
Feb
Precocious kids & stone-faced men...

Precocious kids & stone-faced men...

Whenever I went out on location to shoot a feature on an athlete or personality, I always endeavoured to tell that person’s story.
I never thought it was a good idea — and I still don’t — for sportscasters to attempt to turn the spotlight on themselves rather than on the individual who’d attracted them to the gym or the rink or the playing field in the first place.

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21
Feb
Matt Whitman impersonates an MLA as the stars come out

Matt Whitman impersonates an MLA as the stars come out

Celebrity is the state of being known. In some cases more well-known than others. In some cases well-known for a measure of accomplishment. In other cases a person well-known for, er, um, being well-known.
It is the cult, a contagion,  which infests society. We are inundated by celebrity. Aided by the pestilence of electronic media. Abetted by the scourge of social media.

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21
Feb
Beauty & the beasts, and a few other odds & sods...

Beauty & the beasts, and a few other odds & sods...

If the Greater Frankland Corporation was lucky enough to have a winning bid on Blind Date With The Stars, there are a few brains we’d like to pick among the Halifax A-Listers over the bubbly or a few cold ones. Maybe a big, fat greasy one.
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-    Bruce Mackinnon & Stephen Cooke

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08
Feb
Is this the party to whom I'm listening?

Is this the party to whom I'm listening?

I’ll never forget where I was, what I was doing, when I got the dreadful news.
It was the Zapruder film all over again. It was O.J. in his Bronco. It was Princess Di in that Benz. It was that World Junior Hockey Tournament.

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