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Blackstone is a top Notch Canadian Show You Need to Binge Watch now

Jeff Rose-Martland | Posted 10.08.2015 | Canada TV
Jeff Rose-Martland

Blackstone is a character-driven drama about the people who are members of the fictional Blackstone First Nation. It is set on a reserve in rural Alberta, about an hour or so drive from "the city" (presumably Edmonton, where the show is filmed). There's coming of age, coming home, coming to grips, and coming apart. It's about death and life and survival.

TV Soundtracks Worthy Of Their Own Golden Globes

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music

In general, The Golden Globes are a pretty great time for TV lovers. We get to see our favourite shows and stars celebrate right alongside their s...

Faking Bad: Confessions of a Pathological Television Liar

Mike Sholars | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Mike Sholars

2013-10-11-fakingbad.jpgWe get aggressively upset by people who haven't seen/heard/read the things we have. At a certain point, I got tired of bringing group conversations to a halt because I had only seen the first season of Mad Men. The lies started small.

Watching the Watchdog: Is Huffpost Killing Democracy?

Tim Knight | Posted 06.26.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

A former CBC colleague-turned-journalism professor very politely questions the ethics of my writing this column for HuffPost. Surely, he suggests delicately, the internet in general -- and aggregators like HuffPost in particular -- are killing traditional mainstream, general-interest journalism. And, in the process, seriously damaging democracy. My reply...?