Mind Reels Ole Timey Theatre presents Ghost Party

Sue and I are loving revisiting radio plays from the 30s and 40s, and inviting our friends to come and take part in them with us. This time around, we were absolutely delighted to be joined by some fantastically lovely and talented ladies – Natalie Krill, Natalie Brown, Ann Pirvu, Charlotte Hegele and Liz Whitmere…

The Mind Reels Ole Timey Theatre presents Sherlock Holmes

In case you missed the iTunes audio podcast, or just wanted to see how goofy things actually get in the studio when you bring in four awesome actors, to play with a decades old script here is the full video from our radio play featuring Kristian Bruun, Gabe Grey, Rainbow Sun Francks, and Noah Danby….

We’re 5 Years Old Today!!

I just wanted to take a quick moment to recognize that this is the 5th anniversary of The Mind Reels (!). We started small, and didn’t start doing daily posts until January or February of our first year. Since then, every single day there has been a post, where we share thoughts, memories, and review…

The Mind Reels Ole Timey Theatre presents Ellery Queen

Sue and I are finding great success with the radio plays we’ve been performing, and the amazing casts we’ve been able to populate the stories with. This week, we take on an Ellery Queen mystery from the early 40s, and while the subject material may not be as goofy as some of the ones we’ve…

State of Women: Return Engagement!!!!

Back in July, as I was just coming off of our first coverage of Toronto’s Fringe festival, I made friends with a wonderfully talented actor and director, Adrianna Prosser, who advised me of a project she was involved in and was kind enough to arrange a ticket for me. That was for the strong, and…

State of Women

During World War II, it wasn’t only the men who answered the call of their country. All over North America, women left their kitchens, shedding the restraints of home maker and house wife, to take up the hammer¬†and torque to work in the factories (Rosie the Riveter), building the equipment that was put to such…

Canadian Screen Awards Broadcast Gala

The hoopla and excitement from the past week has now died down, but Sue and I thought it would be nice to share a slew of the pictures we took from the Broadcast Gala in one post…We’ve shared a lot of these on Twitter and Facebook, but here they are all in one place… The…

Canadian Screen Awards 2015: Gala 2

The good times continued last night, as many familiar faces, both in front of, and behind the camera, came out to be seen, and take home some very well-deserved awards. As we were arriving, we got to spend some long overdue moments with the lovely Ali Liebert, who took home the award for Best Supporting…

The Mind Reels Tackle the Canadian Screen Awards 2014

Sue and I were elated to be able to take part in the Canadian Screen Awards festivities this week, including two galas and the broadcast event this past Sunday night at the Sony Centre. We wanted to tweet and post all night, and even had a plan to do all kinds of #legoselfies, but the…

Canadian Screen Awards 2014 – Gala 2

Okay, I had a much different post planned, but then I got caught up doing stuff for my day job (you know, the one that pays me), and am quickly running out of day, so I’ve decided instead to just list as many highlights as I can think of to share with you all!¬† The…

Canadian Screen Awards Gala #1 – Press Room Adventures!!

Thanks to the amazing work at Touchwood PR (you know who you are!), Sue and I were invited to cover the Canadian Screen Awards this week. The week is filled with lots of things for the Canadian broadcast, film and television industry, all of it culminating in the broadcast Sunday evening, hosted by Martin Short,…