Archive for January, 2012

Syntax Crimes and Other Offences

Lisa
I’m always amused by poor writing, especially in broadcasting.  There’s inexperience, which can be forgiven of course. And then there’s just plain sloppiness.  I get a giggle out of noticing them and always regret not keeping the ones I find.... Continue reading

Bike Show Blur

Lisa
The Hamilton World of Motorcycles Expo is in the books.  It goes by so fast.  Now bring on the London show in 2 mere weeks! Continue reading

I Lied – I’m Back!

Lisa
The Hamilton Spectator posted this terrific video of our bike show here in Hamilton.  See for yourself what all the fuss is about!  Continue reading

Off The Grid

Lisa
I’ll be spending the weekend at the Hamilton World of Motorcycles Expo so things will stay static here for a couple of days.  And today I’m cheating a little by posting a blog I have up on the 981 Free... Continue reading

If Only Honesty Ruled Our Lives

Lisa
Wouldn’t it be terrific if everyone just told it like it was?  No euphemisms, no buttering people up, just the cold, hard truth.   Continue reading

Chickening Out

Lisa
Why is it important that the chicken I’m about to eat was allowed to roam freely, attend the school of its choosing and dream of a better life before it was slaughtered, cut up and packaged?  Continue reading

You Can’t Spell Diet Without Die

Lisa
Dieting.  Meh.  We both knew we had been putting way too many treats into our pie holes so we decided the first of the year was the best time to take a good run at losing some weight.  Derek has... Continue reading

Always a Student

Lisa
On Friday, I had the good fortune to speak to a classroom full of first year radio and broadcast journalism students at Fanshawe College. Continue reading

Extreme Makeover: Local Edition – House Proud, Sun Media

Lisa
Buying a first home is a daunting task. Unless your name is Bieber or Kardashian, you’re likely going to have to make some compromises.  And if you’re looking in Toronto proper, you’ve got your work cut out for you.   Continue reading

Finding the Funny

Lisa
Funny 1410 has been on air since the very end of last year.  If you recall, it’s a new format for a legendary (to me!) frequency here in London, where I worked the all-hit format many moons ago.   Continue reading