Kim’s Convenience. From Stage to Screen.

Canadian comedy is enjoying an unprecedented global resurgence. This Hour Has 22 Minutes continues a long-standing tradition of combining politics and humour. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has a decorated history of making that mix work. Wayne and Shuster and the earlier years of Codco were among the best examples of politics and humour. While not political in nature, CTV’s […]

Politics & Humour

They just don’t seem to mix anymore. It seems to me that the most successful Canadian humour talent that has been able to cross-over into more opportunities are people who branch out beyond political humour. Politicians certainly deserve to be the butt of many jokes. It is the nature of the business. Regardless of what […]

The Simpsons at 500

Many who know me, and many who read my work know that I am not a fan of television. I am loyal to a handful of shows that have made me laugh over the years such as Family  Guy, Kevin Spencer and Cheers. The Simpsons remains my absolute favourite sitcom. It is attached to many […]