Something's going on in the nature of storytelling. Perhaps it is a move from the written tradition back toward the oral tradition, where things are more open-ended and chaotic.
Is it possible that tourism has reached the end of its life cycle, like, possibly, zoos? Residents in big tourist cities react a lot like animals in cages: pacing, then snarling.
The Trudeau government is taking an important first step forward from the cynical Harper era. During the months and years ahead we will hopefully witness the rebuilding of the CBC.
George and Face2Face host David Peck talk about love, gratitude, celebrity and rebellion and influence, "earned fear," how you can be angry for good reasons, U2 and why poverty is so not necessary.
England used to be the heart of the world's ruling empire. It imposed its self-serving version of "peace" everywhere. Nothing's left now but culture.
Kathy and I talk about social change, catalyzing action, creative activism and choosing love and why fearlessness matters more than we know.
Sometimes it feels like our technical knowledge has smeared us, like a palette knife, across an unfortunate expanse of time.
Trudeau's pledge to give more money to CBC is welcome. But what ails the corporation will require more than money to cure.
Why do so many Canadian crime shows fail and why do others succeed? The answer may be in Canada's own history of violence and how we choose to deal with it.
There's nothing illegal about propagandizing for the status quo, as The Cosby Show did, but it may have done serious damage anyway, like its star's sexual behaviour.