Posts tagged ‘cbc’

DearRockers.org on the Q

Mimi emailed to let me know that my peculiar fandom project DearRockers.org was featured on the CBC’s culture show Q yesterday. I had pitched the Q’s…

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Anne’s Super-Secret, Pedophile-Free Diary

Anne’s Diary is a Canadian social network for 6 to 14-year-old girls (I read about it on the CBC’s Spark blog). It has two interesting security…

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A Report Card on Online NHL Highlights

Having spent the start of the hockey season in Malta, I regularly want to watch NHL (and in particular, Canucks) highlights online. This proved surprisingly challenging.…

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The Vinyl Cafe Podcast

Stuart McLean is Canada’s Garrison Keilor. His main gig is The Vinyl Cafe, an hour-long variety show on the CBC. These shows are anchored by McLean’s…

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Peter Greenaway on The Death of Cinema

Last week on CBC’s Q, I listened to a pretty fascinating interview (MP3) with cinematic auteur and hero of snobby cineastes Peter Greenaway. Greenaway was on…

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Giant Animatronic Dinosaurs in Stanley Park?

Whiskey tango foxtrot? I leave town for a few months and the place goes to hell in a handcart. The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation…

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How Do They Market Compilation Albums, and Who Buys Them?

I happened to hear on the CBC today that Diana Krall has a new compilation album out called The Very Best of Diana Krall. I’m not…

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How Can I Canadianize my IP Address?

Tomorrow I’d like to watch a crucial Canada-Australia football/soccer game at the Women’s World Cup. It’s being broadcast live (at the convenient local time of 10:45am–the…

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