Monthly Archives: January 2009

Survey Says …

CBC News will be asking the country:Why do we suck?

Obama staffers work like CBCers

From The Washington Post: One member of the White House new-media team came to work on Tuesday, right after the swearing-in ceremony, only to discover that it was impossible to know which programs could be updated, or even which computers could be used for which purposes. The team members, accustomed to working on Macintoshes, found […]

Boneing Erica

Another CBC Radio survey

Get ready to vote on which concert club is the best one in Canada.Somehow, Radio 3 will figure it out.The Moonlight Tavern in Prince George is better than the Mounties Ballroom in St. John’s?No way, man.

Hoff gets the heave-ho

You’d think the CBC would show a little respect for 29 years of service. You’d be wrong.

True patriot love

“Let’s listen to songs about Canada while Obama gets sworn in!” Under the leadership of Denise Donlon, CBC Radio 2 betrays an inclination for theatre of the absurd.

Can a man write a fair review of Being Erica and Wild Roses?

Robert Cushman takes a different approach than say, Andrew Dice Clay, but you still get the impression that something’s missing.

Air Farce, yes

But still “live”? Not quite. Somebody take that sign down before CBC Watch gets to it.

If the Dragons and you controlled the economy

Great idea.Could easily have been a one hour special, but those Dragons don’t come cheap. The National, January 21st and 23rd.

How to fix the CBC

“I sent Fred Fuchs a couple of joints”~ Bruce McDonald “Loyal, patriotic Canadians should have something that blows their minds.”~ Nicholas Campbell and more

The CBC Principle

We don’t watch it or listen to it.But because it exists, we do too.Geoff Pevere instructs Obama on Canadian culture.

The Hour, with Clive Anderson

alright, two hours

‘Whatever pro sports we’re going to be into, there’s an expectation that we should at least break even’

…which they apparently were not doing with the Jays.