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6 ways ‘The Big Sick’ shows what’s wrong with Hollywood

Last Tuesday was our wedding anniversary. To celebrate, we went out for a movie. We saw “The Big Sick”. If there’s a movie that shows what’s wrong with most of the films coming out of Hollywood these days – well, … Continue reading

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10 Non-American TV Series You Must See!

I’ve cobbled this list together because I really think you need to watch these. A couple of them have been remade in North America and these remakes are not as good as the original versions. And that’s a shame. I … Continue reading

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I answer 20 Earth Shattering Questions for “Vancouver Presents”

Meet actor Anthony F Ingram who next appears on a Vancouver stage as John in the Bleeding Heart Theatre and Xua Xua Productions presentation of David Mamet’s provocative play Oleanna. Oleanna plays the Havana Theatre (1212 Commercial Dr) May 6-18. … Continue reading

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You think Shakespeare did this for FUN???

Originally posted on The Shebeen Club:
Tell it, brutha! “No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.” Samuel Johnson

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I’ve often said, “Depression is a disease…

no different from Diabetes.” and I found this little comic that demonstrates exactly what I mean by that. It was created by a grad-student in Toronto who runs a blog called “” and the whole blog is worth is a … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to David Gilmour

Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
Dear David Gilmour, As a woman writer I’d like to say thank you. No, honestly, thank you. Thank you for being privileged enough, culturally tone-deaf enough, and even just plain stupid enough to say…

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Deeper into the J-Pop underground

Over the last year I’ve driven a few people around the bend by forcing them to listen to my latest obsession: J-Pop. But, not the run of the mill, mass produced stuff.  I’m talking about Guitar Wolf, The 5,6,7,8’s, Polysics, … Continue reading

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