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Classic Canadian Television of the 1970s

Fly-In Postman Set in the remote woods of Northern Ontario known as “Windchill Country,” this half-hour drama centred on the adventures Sam MacPherson, former RCAF pilot turned remote Canada Post mail carrier. Each episode saw Sam land his seaplane on … Continue reading

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Deus ex Donald

“I’ve had many conversations with God, many wonderful conversations. ‘Droopy Jehovah,’ they call him, because he’s not what he used to be. Been at it a long time, the creating and the being worshipped. Created a lot of good things. … Continue reading

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10 Days, 10 Albums

I’ve been nominated by absolutely no one to choose 10 albums that have greatly influenced my taste in music (or just served as a TV-dinner trays). 10 consecutive days – 1 each day. Just post the album cover – no … Continue reading

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By Hook or By Schnook

My recent Macbeth piece at McSweeney’s brought to mind an earlier work I wrote for CBC Radio’s “Breakaway” a number of years ago. The occasion was a production of Peter Pan at the Stratford Festival, famously a Shakespeare festival, and … Continue reading

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Three Minutes of Gardening and 30 Seconds of Heavy Drinking: Covid Edition

Hello, and welcome to “Three Minutes of Gardening and 30 Seconds of Heavy Drinking.” I’m your host Garland Faunt-Lubberly. You find me, as most of you find yourselves, in isolation; in my case, not merely from the outside world and … Continue reading

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