Dan McPeake

Dan is an actor, writer, filmmaker, blogger and radio host.  You can find his weekly radio series, Endeavours, on Mondays 5-6pm on CJSF 90.1fm or on www.cjsf.ca. You can also find his “underground reviewer” blog, Wilde Thing at irishbluejay.wordpress.com

Hugo Chavez: the man and the myth

Were we upset at Chavez as he was portrayed in Western media, or who he was as a person?

Running for president... of Afghanistan

Fawzia Koofi was born into a polygamous family in Badakshan, Afghanistan.

Colorado couple recounts fight for rights of transgender daughter

When Coy Mathis was five, she informed her parents that she was a girl. This may seem like a pointless statement and obvious fact, except for one small matter: Coy is biologically male. Born a boy,...

Thao Nguyen blends art and activism

Two weeks ago, I had never heard of Thao Nguyen. However, after recently coming her new CD “We The Common” one morning at the radio station, I cannot get enough of her music or her fascinating life....

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of the 2013 Oscars

Seth MacFarlane was a superb host, but the overall ceremony was lacking.

The Penny is Alive and Well (And So is Punk)

A party: exactly what punk fans like.

How to survive a Viking invasion

The Vikings have invaded North America. Here are three tips to survive.

I Am Nasrine is a great rendition of a common theme

At times the film has remarkable subtlety, and at others, it is in-your-face emotional.

TJ Dawe reaches new heights with "Medicine"

Anybody who is a regular Fringe Festival-goer has probably seen a show by festival legend TJ Dawe. He’s been touring the country’s summer festival circuit for the last 10 years or so. All his shows...

Jian Gomeshi's 1982 memoir an ode to Bowie

Jian Ghomeshi didn’t just want to write a book about himself. Instead, he wrote a book about himself wanting to be David Bowie. He wrote about himself wanting to be David Bowie and having a crush on...