(The Rewind Button is a group blogging project. Every Thursday, we review an album from Rolling Stone’s Greatest Albums list.) Look people, I think after listening to three Beatles album in five weeks, I am entitled to a relatively educated opinion. Yes? Agreed. Carried all round. I...Read More
[caption id="attachment_1753" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="Photos by Cristina Sacco (from Food Network Canada)"][/caption] I got the chance to interview chef Mark McEwan, chief judge of Top Chef Canada, recently. He refused to tell me any secrets about the show. He did call me charming though but I...Read More
(The Rewind Button is a group blogging project. Every Thursday, we review an album from Rolling Stone’s Greatest Albums list.) I saw I'm Not There at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival. It was a look at Bob Dylan's life although his name is never mentioned....Read More
[caption id="attachment_1743" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="Faux money given out at a recent protest in front the CBC. Photo by me via Blackberry"][/caption] A colleague brought this back after lunch saying it was from a protest outside the CBC. Note how it's a protest against the Ontario Premier...Read More
Yesterday I attended the third annual Passion For Fashion Awards. I went to see what was new and upcoming in the Toronto fashion market. As I joked to a friend, “The next big thing who might have to move to another country to make it big and find support.” (Looks at various levels of government).
Last fall I was walking down Yonge Street with a friend when I got a flash in my face. I forgot about it until a friend asked about it. Turns out I was street-snapped. (Yes, it's taken me this long to put it up.) I'm at...Read More
[caption id="attachment_1725" align="alignleft" width="220" caption="Revolver (1966)"][/caption] It's week three of the Rewind Button and this week it's Revolver by the Beatles. Released in 1966, this album has quite a few of the classics - extra classic classics, if you will - from the foursome. There's Eleanor...Read More
[caption id="attachment_1722" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Not the Beatles, but just as good."][/caption] The Ethnic Aisle recently did the White Issue where white (and those who look like it) writers talk about being white and the various ethnicities that live within that category. It's a great read. Why would...Read More