Archive for July, 2016

You, You, You Oughta Know

Well, that didn’t last long. Early this year, The Guardian newspaper in the UK announced that Alanis Morissette was going to write an advice column for its weekend magazine. She took over from Molly Ringwald and said her mix of “intuition and... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Don’t Look Ma!

The old Jim Stafford song Spiders and Snakes lumps both icky creatures together as if you must hate both if you hate one. For me, that’s not the case at all, and I proved it when I cohosted the KOOL-FM... Continue reading

I Have Spoken With the Future…

…and her name is Alexa. Continue reading

Review: Who Ya Gonna Call?

The Ghostbusters reboot has been lauded, criticized, praised and hated since the contract to make it was first signed several years ago. When the trailer was released, it was widely panned by fans who were horrified by it. Now it’s here... Continue reading

Proud of Pride

In an effort to move our radio station away from the “angry old white man” perception of talk radio, we became one of the major sponsors of Pride London, which ended yesterday with the annual parade. Continue reading

Auntie B

This week, Derek’s beloved Auntie Barb died just four months shy of her 96th birthday. She was Derek’s Dad’s older sister who worked for 40 years at BMO and looked after her Mother, Derek’s Gram.  She lived as a single... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Nice, Je Suis Désolé

One can’t really appreciate the magnitude of the Grand Canyon until they’re standing on its edge. And you can’t truly get a sense of how beautiful and pristine the coastline of France is, until you’ve stood on the beach, with its white... Continue reading

Happy Birthday Mom!

It’s my Mom’s birthday today! Continue reading

Me, My Boss and I

What I know about the workings of a website, you could put on the head of a pin and still have room left over for the lyrics to all of Tom Petty’s songs.  Continue reading

All Hail the (temporary) Morning Queen!

There was a time when I would have campaigned to host my own morning show. Back then, the opportunity never really presented itself. Now it’s here, and it’s not what I really want to do!  Continue reading