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entertainers | Nov 19th, 2018

Rick Mercer Final Report is a Toronto Star and Globe and Mail #1 Bestseller

Rick Mercer’s new collection of essays, never-before-published rants, and greatest hits—titled Rick Mercer Final Report—is an instant #1 bestseller in the Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail. “I think any political junkie out there will want the book—it’s a record of Canadian history and a great... Continue Reading →
entertainers | Sep 27th, 2012

"Do What You Love. That's It.": Spike Lee On Becoming A Filmmaker [VIDEO]

When it comes to making a choice about your future, filmmaker Spike Lee says that "the worst thing to do is to choose your major based solely on how much money you think you'll make when you graduate." In a recent video interview, the Academy Award-nominated director advises that finding fulfillment... Continue Reading →
entertainers | Sep 19th, 2012

Ranting About Our Nation: Lavin's Celebrity Speakers Get Patriotic

Colin Mochrie and Rick Mercer believe that Canada is A Nation Worth Ranting About. The two celebrity speakers stopped in to CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight on Sept. 18 to give their takes on national issues and popular cultural icons—in the irreverently intelligent demeanour they're both... Continue Reading →