From the Vaults digs deep into the CBC archives for unforgettable musical performances

From the Vaults digs deep into the CBC archives for unforgettable musical performances

A 14-year-old singer named Eilleen Twain, who now goes by Shania, crooning away on The Tommy Hunter Show. Leonard Cohen’s first-ever televised performance in 1966 on Take 30 and jazz pianist Oscar Peterson performing his ambitious Canadiana Suite, which hasn’t broadcast in more than 50 years. These are some of the rare performances uncovered by CBC’s new series […]

Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee has died, sources say

Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee has died, sources say

Stan Lee, the man who co-created Marvel Comics, has died, according to TMZ and the Hollywood Reporter. The legendary writer, editor and publisher began Marvel with Jack Kirby in 1961 with The Fantastic Four. Other Marvel characters that Lee created included Spider-Man, Black Panther and The Incredible Hulk, among others.  More to come CBC | Arts News

Tabloids: Kate and Meghan double your duchess pleasure

Tabloids: Kate and Meghan double your duchess pleasure

In Touch Cover: Demonstrating how little they know about the monarchy and rules of succession, In Touch has crowned Kate Middleton the new queen. Oh, and, uh, William can be king, I guess. Host with the least: A story on Megyn Kelly’s NBC woes calls her “TV’s most hated host.” That can’t be true! James […]

Louis C.K. turns up at a comedy club, but this time it’s no secret

Louis C.K. turns up at a comedy club, but this time it’s no secret

NEW YORK—It was surely an uncommon sight late on a Monday night outside the Comedy Cellar, one of New York’s most popular venues for standup comedy: protesters. There was Jennifer Boudinot, 37, holding a cardboard sign that read, “When you support Louis C.K., you tell women your laughter is more important than their sexual assaults […]

An Adam Sandler product that critics like

An Adam Sandler product that critics like

By Travis M. AndrewsThe Washington Post Fri., Oct. 26, 2018 It’s safe to say that critics don’t really care for the comedic styling of Adam Sandler. He’s a huge star, a fact Netflix bet heavily on when the streaming service signed him to a four-movie deal in 2014 and then re-upped that deal last year. […]

Bill Cosby denied new trial; comedian’s wife accuses judge of bias

Bill Cosby denied new trial; comedian’s wife accuses judge of bias

A judge on Tuesday rejected Bill Cosby’s bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing, leading the comedian’s wife, Camille, to again accuse the judge of bias against her husband. The ruling by the same judge that presided over Cosby’s trial also led the entertainer’s lawyers to file their appeal with the state Superior Court, […]