December 2017

(Andy Kropa/Invision/Associated Press) It’s also been revealed Fox News reached confidentiality settlements with at least six women who made accusations against the network’s former host Bill O’Reilly. Perkins recently broke her agreement and went public with allegations that her former boss tried to sexually assault a colleague 19 years ago. That’s why, when the California State Senate reconvenes in […]

It started when a film company was shooting a scene with a drug addict. See the vintage medical gear a Hamilton hospital rents to movie/TV sets0:34 “We can’t give it away; we can’t sell it,” Moffatt said. There are linens from every decade, old telephones, and machinery from bygone eras. “It helps our bottom line, […]

The nine-member panel included former veteran TV news broadcaster Tom Clark, actor Colm Feore and Indigenous filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin. Simon Ross, a spokesman for Joly’s office, said the government is giving its advisory panel “the time it needs to work” as the search for Lacroix’s successor continues. Under the federal Broadcasting Act, the board is […]

But sales of the hybrid console/portable system shattered expectations, with 10 million units sold worldwide before the holiday season. “I think a lot of developers are seeing the Switch as a huge opportunity to reach out to what has typically been a user base of Nintendo franchises … and introduce their IPs to the Mario […]

She was born Rose Marie Mazetta of Italian-Polish parentage in New York City on Aug. Rodriguez/Getty Images) She began singing on radio and was a hit on The Rudy Vallee Hour. NBC gave her a seven-year contract and her own show, 15 minutes on Sunday. It represented one milestone in an extraordinary acting and singing career […]

Streaming platforms didn’t get the year’s top-selling album until three weeks after its release, which meant many Swifties were dusting off their parents’ boomboxes to get a first listen.  Other albums like Gord Downie’s posthumous Introduce Yerself also saw sales heavily weighted in the CD format. (Big Machine/Associated Press) Compact discs were also a huge part […]

Mystery writer Sue Grafton has died in Santa Barbara, Calif. Grafton was the author of the so-called Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Series in which each book title begins with a letter from the alphabet. She was 77. The last was Y is for Yesterday. She says her mother passed away Thursday night after a two-year battle […]

(Florian Seefried/Getty Images) “We like this cute animal because he looks small and a little bit clumsy, but he is a genius, he is so smart.” Schau said. “So they understand that the porg has something of a puffin.” As it turns out, the porg-puffin resemblance is no mere coincidence. (Disney/Lucasfilm) “If you go to […]

John’s-based Feehan, perhaps best known for his viral Stranger Things fan-art and storyboarding a Kit Kat advertisement featuring Chance the Rapper, is doing the pencils for a six issue re-imagining of Snagglepuss written by Mark Russell. “That’s something I’ve been looking forward to for a really long time.” 3, the first issue of the series will arrive in comic […]

She is also the artistic director of parent company Condé Nast, which publishes both titles. President Donald Trump is lashing out at the magazine Vanity Fair, after the publication said a video it published mocking Hillary Clinton “missed the mark.” Hillary Clinton warns Canadians ‘democracy is under attack’ On Twitter Thursday, Trump said the magazine was “bending over […]

Actor Matt Damon was criticized for his recent statements on sexual misconduct. “It’s a good way for society to change its values,” Lemann said. Still, as the rush of stories about misbehaviour slows down — if it slows down — the point Damon raises will loom larger. “We have lost all sense of nuance and […]

1 spot on the singles chart in France for nine weeks in late 1989 and early 1990. He also managed the career of singer-songwriter William Deslauriers in recent years. The producer collected a number of gold records over the decades and continued working at Star Records until his death. © The Canadian Press, 2017 Quebec music […]