Eric Alper communicating
July 24, 2018
by External Source

You can’t just wait on 40 million people around the world to pay $10 each, although that’s a really good business model. If you really want to change the industry for the better, you’ve got to get the other 90 million people with access to a credit card and cable. That’s when it’s gonna start to explode.

Pic: BetaNews
July 6, 2018
by External Source

Hugh Stephens calls Michael Geist's criticisms of the FairPlay Canada Coalition a load of bosh and counters with an effective deconstruction of the Ottawa academic's public pulpit pounding against an independent piracy review committee.

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. Pic:Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times
June 20, 2018
by External Source

Biotech billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong is the new owner of the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune. Below is a letter to readers that appeared as a full-page ad in Sunday’s newspapers:

David Poe, Twitter
June 15, 2018
by External Source

Wouldn’t it be cool if someone working at companies who sell music, a product the company doesn’t create themselves, stepped up and said, “let’s fairly compensate our vendors, the musicmakers.”

Stan Rogers, as appearing in the doc, One Warm Line
June 3, 2018
by Martin Melhuish

35 years ago today, in 1983, folk singer/songwriter Stan Rogers, age 33, died of smoke inhalation in a flash fire on an Air Canada flight which had

May 31, 2018
by External Source

On his third album, the former Vine star grows into a persona that’s playful, gently libidinous, and safely menace-free, but his music too often falls on the wrong side of beige.

May 28, 2018
by External Source

In a recent interview, the mystical soul singer talks about her career, how her latest album may be her last and how her quest for knowledge has affected her explorations in music.

Tom Wolfe. Pic: CNN
May 22, 2018
by External Source

He will not be remembered as a great novelist, but as one of the best American magazine writers yet and there needs to be an equal to his narrative skills here in Canada.

Burton, as posted to his Facebook page following the accident.
May 18, 2018
by External Source

The Winnipeg singer shares his thoughts and emotions with his fans in a series of Facebook posts following a serious automotive crash in Los Angeles on Mother's Day that has him hospitalized and prevented his singing the national anthem at a hometown Jets game last Sunday.

May 8, 2018
by External Source

Great art is supposed to make us uncomfortable in the moment because there is no growth inside comfort zones and safe spaces. You can’t push the conversation forward if you’re dancing around it (Hence Glover’s dancing metaphor for distractions in “This Is America”).

April 30, 2018
by External Source

"I feel like I won the lottery every morning because of my daughter. I’ve met a lot of women who feel like they never had a great relationship with their fathers (or maybe no relationship at all)..."