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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 You can also find his “underground reviewer” blog, Wilde Thing at

It's a wonderful time for the Oscars

It's been an underwhelming year for movies, but the Muppets will increase the ratings.

Blackstone a true Canadian Drama

Blackstone is a portrayal of struggle - the struggle between life and the reality of circumstance.

Actors shine in Blackbird Theatre's Waiting For Godot

It’s absurd, it’s minimalistic, it’s downright hilarious. Wright’s interpretation is no different.

A sneak peek at Saturday Night Live and substance abuse

Darrell Hammond reveals that he was once taken from the studio in a strait jacket.

A Double Dose of Dexter

What is a serial killer's worst nightmare?

Cashing In brings sexy First Nations characters and cast to Canadian television

There aren't many shows on television with First Nations characters or concerns. Even fewer have an all aboriginal cast. Cashing In is has both. Centered around a native-owned and operated casino,...

Girl Scouts take pledge against palm oil to save rainforests, orangutans and human health

Palm oil's toxicity has an impact on rain forest, orangutans and Girl Scouts.

Australian artist considers Canada second home

Australian singer-songwriter Toby has always loved Canada. As she explains, “ “Each time I perform in Canada, the fan base slowly builds. I would be very very happy to play there a whole lot more.”...

Leave Brigette DePape alone

Demeaning a former employee for a harmless act is not the best way to get the country behind you.

POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Sold

Morgan Spurlock sells his soul (OK, his body) and his film to make his film.