I've had the good fortune of seeing K. Trevor Wilson perform a number of times, and every time I do, his jokes only get better, his delivery only gets smoother, and his beard only gets more luxurious.
Returning by popular demand to the Winnipeg Comedy Festival once again, John Wing has more than secured his reputation as a stellar performer and true renaissance man in the world of comedy. A seasoned vet of the stand-up world, both nationally and abroad, Wing has long been one of Canada's most original and consistently irreverent comedic voices.
When one is labelled controversial, it will usually bring with it a lot of attention. But while comic Darren Frost has frequently been given the moniker of "Canada's Most Controversial Comedian", he feels his reputation as an opinionated presence on stage has probably done more harm than good to his bottom line.
Ever been watching a movie or flipping through the channels on your TV and come across an actor or actress you know you've seen before -- and maybe even know from where -- but can't remember the name? If you live in the UK, one of those actresses just may be Sarah-Jane Potts, who has been a fixture on UK TV, and to a lesser extent film, over the past 10 years.
If you live in British Columbia or throughout Canada, you may not know the name Michael French, but you should know the name Rick Hansen and his Man in Motion tour, which captured international media attention in the 1980s when the paraplegic athelete wheeled around the world to gain awareness for spinal cord research.
For Vancouverites, the name Jim Byrnes is synonymous with two things: television and music.
Those with a relative knowledge of Canadian cinema may very well be familiar with Pete and Joey, the two protagonists from Don Shebib's 1970 film Goin' Down the Road, a piece that one could argue was essential marking a move for Canadian films from the proliferation of National Film Board documentaries to fiction features.
Canadian actor Victor Webster has been quite busy in the dozen years or so he's been in the business.
This week's How I Met Your Mother episode was the second consecutive agreeable instalment, and was hopefully a positive sign of where the relationship between Barney and Robin is headed, contrary to my former trepidation.
Let's face it, being a writer for a fairly high profile entertainment and movie website can be both stressful and fun. The fun comes with the perks of seeing movies early and for free, and getting piles of promotional swag. Theatrical one sheets, free DVDs, free t-shirts -- you name it, I get it.
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