Star Trek: Enterprise (2003) – Regeneration, and First Flight

Captain’s log: 1 March, 2153 Mike Sussman and Phyllis Strong pen this episode that debuted on 7 May, 2003, and brings the Borg into this Trek series. Of course, they can’t be mentioned by name, because at this point in Trek chronology humanity is unaware of them, except for the people involved in the events…

2014 Toronto Screenwriting Conference

Wow. Sue and I were fortunate enough to be able to cover the Toronto Screenwriting Conference last year (and learned tons to apply to our own creative writing) and were delighted to be invited back again this year to sit in on it again. With the amazing guest line-up and the fact that everything we…

2014 Toronto Screenwriting Conference

The annual Toronto Screenwriting Conference is coming up next weekend (April 5 & 6), and I have to tell you, I am getting very excited for it. Last year was the first time Sue Maynard and I had been to the event, and were intent on covering as much of it as we could, and…

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…

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! …

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…

National Theatre of the World presents I Seen You On T.V.

After our chat with Matt Baram and Vanessa Matsui of Seed (what til you see that ep!) Sue and I were asked if we would like to check out an improv show at the Drake Hotel. We responded with a resounding yes. The last Wednsesday of every month, the National Theatre of the World put…

Brug’s Army: Mingle For A Mission

$21,000!! That’s how much Amanda Brugel’s Brug’s Army raised for their first ever charity event. The monies will go to the Blooview Children’s Hospital, which is just brilliant. But just as important for the fans who gave their money, they had a wonderful evening chatting and laughing with some of Canada’s best and brightest. Sue,…

Brug’s Army presents: Mingle For a Mission

Sue and I know how fortunate we are getting to meet some amazing people and then being able to call them our friends. One of them, the amazing Amanda Brugel, who has now been on our show 3 times(!) has created a non-profit organization dedicated to raising money for charities that have a strong focus…

TV You Should Be Watching – Seed

  I tend to be very picky about my comedy, so for me sitcoms that I can actually watch are few and far between, and the ones I do watch always get compared to Arrested Development or Brit-coms like The IT Crowd. So I wasn’t necessarily worried about watching the new television series Seed, but…