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I’ve Been Keeping a Low Profile Since the Lockout
By George Smith, VP of Human Resources
There comes a time when all of us consider drastic career moves. For me personally, it came during the 2005 lockout when I saw a Photoshopped picture of myself on the internet, one of me drinking blood directly from a newborn baby. It was then that I thought to myself: “Perhaps I should consider a position in the private sector?” …
The full text of this article has 567 words.


What’s Wrong With You [Admittedly Impressive Specimens of Male Genitalia]?
By An Excitable Viewer on the Telephone
Transcribed by CBC Communications

A [fascinating] shootout, and then the last [possible] second, you cut to the [equally fascinating] Toronto game? My tax dollars pay for this? I’ve [really] had it with you [broadcasters who seem to have an unhealthy and possible sexual fascination with your own mothers] …
The full text of this article has 836 words.


What Is It That I Do All Day?
By The Assistant Chief of Risk Management
(formerly the Associate Manager of Change Management)

I realize that some people are confused as to what my position requires of me. In practice the process can be very difficult, and balancing between risks with a high probability of occurrence but lower loss vs. a risk with high loss but lower probability of occurrence can often be mishandled …
The full text of this article has 109,566 words and 2 Powerpoints.


Under Da ‘Hood At CBC.ca
By Bling Crosby
Yo checkit: your mom circulates like a public key, servicin’ more requests than HTTP. She keeps all her ports open like Windows ME, ’cause dat’s da way we do it at da CBC. DWORD to your moms, I came to drop bombs; I got more rhymes that San Jose’s got dotcoms. I rep the Farm like 50 reps Queens, wit more power than multitape Turing Machines …
The full text of this article has 47 rhymes.


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10 comments:

  1. Anonymous
    Posted October 18, 2006 at 4:41 pm | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    After Lee, who next? Who will turn out the lights?

  2. Blake
    Posted October 18, 2006 at 9:58 am | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    All I can say is….

    microsoft w0rd!

  3. Aigle De Nuit
    Posted October 18, 2006 at 9:29 am | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    Thanks for the Lunchlaff.

    Humour…the last resort of the intelligent and frustrated.

  4. Ouimet
    Posted October 18, 2006 at 6:56 am | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    I feel a little guilty.

    I can’t take credit for the rap, I stole the lyrics from the seminal nercore track So Much Drama in the PhD and changed them a bit.

    And the risk management part I got from wikipedia.

  5. bryanf
    Posted October 18, 2006 at 6:41 am | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    Awe-some.

    If I was paying to view this blog that’d totally justify the cost.

  6. Anonymous
    Posted October 18, 2006 at 6:40 am | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    My best laugh all week. Thanks, Ouimet!

  7. J0hnnyB
    Posted October 18, 2006 at 6:26 am | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    Nerdcore. Love it.

  8. Allan
    Posted October 18, 2006 at 12:17 am | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    Sign me up, you lunatic.
    You’ve got as many hot multiple personalities as Catherine O’Hara.
    Forget the bureaucracy, let’s do some simulcasting!

    (Chorus of “posters”:
    Get a chat room, you two!)

    Whoops. Forgot where I was.
    Listen you faceless, pathetic, conceited moron. Nobody gets away with saying what they want in my world.
    How dare you blog and have an opinion.
    Why, when I find out who you are …

    … ah, who am I kidding. You’re an absolute gem, Ouimet.

  9. vp of inhuman resources
    Posted October 17, 2006 at 7:55 pm | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    funny, but I came here hoping for a big Nancy Lee kiss-off.

    The powerpoint diss was nice. How much powerpoint do we really need around the ceeb? Zero?

  10. Anonymous
    Posted October 17, 2006 at 7:42 pm | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    Hahaha! Oh, Ouimet, how I love you.
    And sponsored by Jig-a-loo, I’m impressed! :)


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