Saturday, March 23, 2019

LOCKER-ROOM SETS AND CRINKLED $10 BILLS: HOW COMICS MAKE MONEY IN A PRECARIOUS INDUSTRY

As headliner of a comedy tour in 2012, her upcoming shows were supposed to cover expenses over the holidays, but as they pushed through whiteout conditions she began to wonder at what possible cost.

QUEBEC STATIONS STOP PLAYING MICHAEL JACKSON, CITING ABUSE ALLEGATIONS

Three major Montreal radio stations have stopped playing Michael Jackson songs as a result of child-molestation allegations against the late musician aired Sunday in an HBO documentary.

JUST FOR LAUGHS TO AIR ONLY CANADIAN COMICS AFTER BLOWBACK OVER RADIO DEAL

Canadian comedians have been crying foul over this week’s announced partnership between Just For Laughs and Sirius XM Canada to turn the Canada Laughs channel into Just For Laughs Radio

NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS NAMES TWO NEW EDITORS IN WAKE OF OUTRAGE OVER...

The essay, titled “Reflections from a Hashtag,” stopped short of admitting to any kind of physical abuse and did not offer any apology whatsoever.

CANADIAN COMICS SAY LIVELIHOOD AT RISK AS JUST FOR LAUGHS TAKES OVER RADIO CHANNEL

Canadian comics are sounding the alarm over an abrupt shift in content on a satellite radio comedy station that many count on as a significant source of income.

ANGELICA LISK-HANN TALKS ABOUT THE STAND UP FOR STUNTS CAMPAIGN (A STUNT CATEGORY SHOULD...

Toronto Stunt Coordinator Angelica Lisk Hann did an interview with CBC One's Reshmi Nair talking about the #StandUpforStunts Campaign which is trying to get a Stunt Category to be added to the Academy Awards (Oscars)

SIRIUSXM IS NOW STANDARD ON ALL INTERNATIONAL® TRUCK ON-HIGHWAY MODELS

Leading commercial truck manufacturer to feature SiriusXM radios and offer a three-month SiriusXM All Access subscription to drivers

V.O. NORTH – THE VOICE-OVER CONFERENCE OF THE NORTH

This is an event for voice actors, and an opportunity to learn from some of the best industry professionals. 

50 TORONTO PODCASTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO

Toronto has so many great podcasts, and there really is something for everyone.

MARK ELLIOT, FORMER NEWSTALK1010 HOST OF “PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE” HAS DIED

Mark Elliot hosted the call-in program People Helping People on Saturday nights from 2001 until December of 2016.

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