Category Archives: Radio Broadcasts

Hamish and Dougal

I’ve only caught one episode of You’ll Have Had Your Tea, but it was terrific. Sly and smutty. The ideal combination. The spin-off show was named “You’ll have had your tea” in reference to the formulaic manner in which every Hamish and Dougal sketch began on I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue. Each sketch starts […]

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http://www.nationalpost.com/most-popular/story.html?id=1416355 A defense of Ann Coulter by Canada’s biggest jailed slimeball felon, Conrad Black. Amongst other features, he insists she has a “delightful personality”. Comments worthy of another jail sentence.

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David Marsden – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Marsden Toronto’s radio offerings are – in a word – dire. But Thursday and Friday nights after 7pm are a welcome exception, thanks to the loopy contributions of Dave Marsden. Not only does he play rare and unusual songs from the 60s through the 90s, he introduces each one with his trademark patter, which makes […]

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CBC.ca | The Sunday Edition

http://www.cbc.ca/thesundayedition/ As a kid, I was subjected to 24/7 CBC exposure by my father. To this day, I’m not one who can handle all-talk-all-the-time media, but I’m now making a 3 hour exception every Sunday morning. Michael Enright’s been on the CBC for as long as I’ve been an unwitting listener, and his Sunday Edition […]

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Giles Wemmbley-Hogg Goes Off – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giles_Wemmbley_Hogg_Goes_Off My new favourite radio show, perfectly written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke. Giles Wemmbley Hogg blunders his way through some of the world’s most exotic locations.

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070413/ap_on_en_ot/imus_protests_355 L’affaire Imus continues, as the American media prefers castigating easy targets to taking on the difficult ones. The double-take of the day originates in this article: On Wednesday, a week after the remark, MSNBC said it would no longer televise the show. CBS fired Imus Thursday from the radio show that he has hosted […]

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The CFNY Spirit Of Radio Fan Page

http://spiritofradio.ca/ CFNY is one of Toronto’s most bereaved radio stations – once a source of fresh sounding alternative, it’s since strayed far, FAR from the original point, into Top 40 alterna-crap. This website was started a few years ago to document the effect the station and its employees had on the local musical landscape.

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Earth Songs – NASA Science

http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2001/ast19jan_1.htm The earth is singing to us. Be sure to listen to the MP3s provided in the link – they are all very sci-fi-ish.

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