Today, I have an HD video camera on my iPhone 4 that in many respects can be as useful as a $15,000 camera.
NPR has gotten into hot water twice recently over incidents related to its ethics code, famously over the firing of news analyst Juan Williams. Mike Sakasegawa takes a moment to examine the implications of that code and offers a fresh perspective.
Past Massey lecturers have included Stephen Lewis, crusader in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa; R.C. Lewontin, a pioneer in evolutionary theory, genetics and molecular biology; and Ursula Franklin, respected feminist and research physicist. And this year? Douglas Coupland. Julie needed to see and hear this icon of cool with her own eyes.
Hossein Derakhshan, a Canadian being held in Iran, has been sentenced to death for blogging…I mean death for blogging — it’s insane. To me it doesn’t matter whether his blog is anti-Iranian government, pro-Iranian government, pro-Islam, anti-Islam. Whatever. Blogging represents freedom of expression — globally. And that’s a basic human right.
When Julia and Ted come up with a “cunning plan” to hatch some grouse eggs, things begin to run afoul/fowl of nature in Normandy.
After years of playing our favourite half-Human, half-Vulcan, Leonard Nimoy is retiring from his role as the much-loved Spock of Star Trek fame.
Artist, musician and TV host of “Give Your Walls Some Soul” talks about how pursuing your passion is vital to your happiness and your health.
If you’ve been missing George W. and his crazy antics, here’s a little snip of his most recent faux pas — the already-famous hand wipe!
I am very impressionable. Seriously. My subconscious is a sponge. A super porous, extra absorbent sponge. If my brain were toilet paper, it would be Charmin Ultra. Actually, that’s a good analogy, considering the amount of crap my brain soaks up. When I expose myself to a certain kind of media for extended periods of […]
After year of slagging CBC Radio, writer Kerry Slavens finally came to to love the public broadcaster and began to drive the people around her nuts by becoming “a true believer.”