Friday, December 14, 2018

Camille Cosby calls husband’s conviction ‘mob justice,’ compares it to lynching

Bill Cosby's wife is calling for a criminal investigation into the suburban Philadelphia prosecutor behind his sexual assault conviction, saying the case...

Camille Cosby calls husband’s case ‘mob justice,’ compares conviction to lynching

Bill Cosby's wife is calling for a criminal investigation into the suburban Philadelphia prosecutor behind his sexual assault conviction, saying the case...

Alberta Ballet’s Tragically Hip-inspired work takes the stage in Calgary

Alberta Ballet’s new work inspired by the music of the iconic Canadian band the Tragically Hip makes its premiere Wednesday in Calgary....

Scaachi Koul, Laurie Gelman and Jennifer Craig shortlisted for 2018 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal...

The $15,000 prize annually recognizes the best in Canadian literary humour. The winner will be announced on June 9, 2018. http://www.cbc.ca/books/scaachi-koul-laurie-gelman-and-jennifer-craig-shortlisted-for-2018-stephen-leacock-memorial-medal-for-humour-1.4645066?cmp=rss

Is Peppa Pig a ‘gangster’ counter-culture figure? Chinese censors think so.

Cherubic British cartoon character Peppa Pig has become an unlikely target of China's censors as fans use her porcine likeness in rap...

Private equity firm Lantern Capital buys Weinstein Company for $310M US

A private equity firm emerged Tuesday as the winning bidder for the Weinstein Co., the studio forced into bankruptcy by the sexual...

Kanye West criticized for saying slavery ‘sounds like a choice’

Kanye West described slavery as a choice, praised Donald Trump for doing "the impossible" by becoming U.S. president and attributed his 2016...

Kanye West slammed for saying slavery ‘sounds like a choice’

Kanye West described slavery as a choice, praised Donald Trump for doing "the impossible" by becoming U.S. president and attributed his 2016...

Cherie Dimaline’s The Marrow Thieves optioned for TV

Métis author Cherie Dimaline's bestselling novel The Marrow Thieves has been optioned for television by Vancouver production company Thunderbird Entertainment, whose credits...

Despacito-playing busker busted by TTC officers

The TTC is ramping up their efforts to get a pair of accordion-toting buskers to quit playing the 2017 summer smash Despacito...