Posts by Tea Makers operative John Francis McIntyre

Swain Song

Swain Song

Heads up Breaking News Desk! Is Diana Swain, Gemini award winning host and pint sized cutie jumping to Global? Perhaps to fill the soon to be vacated Kevin Newman chair or maybe she’s just sick of the shit. The long suffering CBC Toronto Local show and its ability to generate ulcers for any and all […]

New CMG Pres shares an unorthodox way out of the hell that is the 4th floor newsroom

New CMG Pres shares an unorthodox way out of the hell that is the 4th floor newsroom

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

There’s nothing Colleen Jones won’t do to try to remain relevant with her morning peeps Except be original of course.

2015 Strategy. More of the same?

I was reading December 2009-End of Year note (attached at bottom for now) Mr. Lacroix sent out. I suggest you all  have a read too. That being said Mr Lacroix has announced the launch of a long-term strategy for the Corporation. Titled Driving towards 2015. Its in the early stages includes the usual cast of characters. Richie, Sylvain, Christine and of course […]

Sometimes its better not say anything at all!

Sometimes its better not say anything at all!

Oww! I shot myself in the poon!

Player Haters

Player Haters

http://www.marketingmag.ca/english/news/awards/article.jsp?content=20091210_112723_5256

Knob on Tube!

Knob on Tube!

 “DUDE! You done with eliptical or not?!” I’ll give him credit for understanding, more than any other CBCNN Skype contributor, that it’s a visual medium. If I could give some advice to you “Kevy baby” or ” O Man” or whatever they call you at your private club? It would be this. You are obviously a smart man and that’s […]

It’s Christmas somewhere

It's Christmas somewhere

Twas’ the week before Christmas, when all through the Corpse Not a studio was stirring, not even Tech Stores. No decorations were hung, does anyone care? VP Rich got his bonus, its best not to glare.

Breaking Wind

Forget choppers crashing in Montreal we’ve got roller skating babys and stoned dental patients. CBC News Now in the morning misses the mark again. By using its Breaking News ‘cough!’ Desk to playback a countdown of ’09s top viewed You Tube Vids. As if fate was sticking News Now in the eye a chopper crash […]

Skype Shite

Skype Shite

 Looks Orange            Looks like a dork      Looks like a hostage Lights? Camera? Make up? Fuck it!  These were the Skypes I was able to snap a screen shot of.  I missed Kevin O’leary broadcasting live from his ego’s reading room and  Colleen Jones gabbing with b.f.f. Heather Live from her Halifax kitchen of exhile. Perhaps […]

Air Farce launch surprise attack!

Air Farce launch surprise attack!

The once campy and innocent Royal Canadian Air Farce initiated a friendly fire attack campaign on its colleagues of the CBC. Under the guise of a pre-tape for their New Years Eve chucklefest the event quickly became a throwdown with its tight-wad overlords of English TV. Targets included the always cuddly VP Richard Stursberg, the mortally wounded CBC News HUB, […]

We’ve got Stephen on the line from Ottawa, go ahead.

I see you!

I see you!

Update! CBC’s continued effort to make its work environment a manifestation of  Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times. CBC has decided to install GPS tracking equipment into its News vehicles. No longer just happy telling News teams where to go they now want to see how they get there. Although the exact model of equipment is not […]

A line in the sand

A line in the sand

In recent weeks management, more likely the think-tank that spawned the HUB, have been finding 4th floor dwellers posting pics of crashed trains, broken wagon wheels, collapsed structures most with the word “HUB” scrawled beneath. Frustrated by the crimes but with no suspects to apprehend, bosses are looking to vent. So what is public enemy […]

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