Exit Piers Morgan; Enter Don Lemon?

Last night after just three years in the host’s seat Piers Morgan signed-off for the last time. He ended his stint as Larry King’s replacement in the coveted nine o’clock time slot on CNN by revisiting his crusade for tougher gun control laws. Unfortunately Morgan never really made an impact with viewers and was consistentlyContinue reading “Exit Piers Morgan; Enter Don Lemon?”

Weekly Writing Challenge: Reel Talk – Time for Don Lemon to move to primetime

This week’s Weekly Writing Challenge: Reel Talk encouraged bloggers to incorporate video into our posts. A recent Don Lemon piece on CNN affords a great opportunity to do just that! Dear CNN, As a long time viewer I thought I’d take a moment to bring something to your attention. I understand fully that you may be wellContinue reading “Weekly Writing Challenge: Reel Talk – Time for Don Lemon to move to primetime”

Dear CNN: Time for Don Lemon to move to primetime

Dear CNN, As a long time viewer I thought I’d take a moment to bring something to your attention. I understand fully that you may be well aware of what I’m about to point out, and may even be in the process of dealing with the situation. If so please disregard this letter. I’m writingContinue reading “Dear CNN: Time for Don Lemon to move to primetime”

CNN lets it hit the fan

Shit happens on CNN in prime time. I couldn’t help but notice that CNN has recently gone outside the box, has been living on the edge, has turned the cable news watching world on its ear. How so you may well ask. Simply by allowing people to express themselves on TV as they would normally;Continue reading “CNN lets it hit the fan”

Argo: Jimmy Carter sets the record straight, claims Canada deserves 90% of credit for rescue of US hostages from Iran

It’s Academy Awards time yet again, that annual Hollywood display of hype and egotism that draws millions of viewers worldwide. One of this year’s leading films, some would say the odds on favorite to take Best Movie is Ben Affleck’s Argo. Canadian viewers must keep in mind this is not a documentary. The film recounts in aContinue reading “Argo: Jimmy Carter sets the record straight, claims Canada deserves 90% of credit for rescue of US hostages from Iran”

Piers Morgan should move to Montreal

So CNN’s Piers Morgan finds himself the topic of not one but two petitions: one, currently with about 90,000 signatures, to deport him from the US back to the UK, and another launched in the UK  to keep him in the US (only 600 signatures or so). All of this stems from Morgan’s crusade forContinue reading “Piers Morgan should move to Montreal”

Glocks in schools

When it comes to Glocks, the Glockenspiel, pictured at left below, is a mainstay of marching bands around the world, it dates back to the 1700s; the Austrian made Glock semi-automatic pistol, on the right, has been around since 1982. While both are called Glock, only one of them should ever be found in aContinue reading “Glocks in schools”