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Everything comes down to Anne of Green Gables

Everything comes down to Anne of Green Gables

Adapted from our recent He Said/She Said on TV, eh? The Anne of Green Gables/Anne of Avonlea mini-series were the first Canadian productions to truly excite me as Canadian productions. Books I had loved, had literally read to death (the books’ death, not mine), were...
Interview with author/actor Quinn Cummings

Interview with author/actor Quinn Cummings

This weekend I got to interview Quinn Cummings; the archive of our talk is below. I first “met” Quinn via Twitter where she expanded my vocabulary and exposed herself as a fellow cat magnet and admitter of awkward acts. She also happens to be an...
Predictably Irrational

Predictably Irrational

A lot of books (and movies and TV shows) have changed my perspective in small and big ways, but Dan Ariely‘s Predictably Irrational has probably had the most profound impact in changing the way I view how people behave the way we do. The title says it all:...
Interview: Quinn Cummings of Notes From The Underwire

Interview: Quinn Cummings of Notes From The Underwire

Here’s my interview with author, word nerd, and Oscar nominee Quinn Cummings: Interview: Author Quinn Cummings of Notes From The Underwire“I suspect – I hope – we’re coming into a more modest, more realistic age, where the goal of life won’t be to...
Random pop culture thoughts

Random pop culture thoughts

It’s been a while since I’ve done a roundup of my recent relevant Twitter activity so here’s some of my latest pop culture thoughts, in 140 characters or fewer: Web Therapy web series by Lisa Kudrow/Don Roos is pretty funny – and not...
Sex, Shakespeare, and the Human Brain

Sex, Shakespeare, and the Human Brain

It’s been an eclectic week or so in entertainment for me, so it’s killing me that I haven’t had time to ramble about each diversion that lit up my days. This will be the speed dating version of actual posts, on just a few of my favourite things...