Archive for September 2008

The Toronto film festival .. with Jennifer Aniston, Paris Hilton, and Helen Mirren’s Age of Consent

Sep 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Entertainment

I ended with Helen Mirren on TV. But I told my wife I was going out to look for Jennifer Aniston. The one thing I did learn from her at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival, however, is that “grand romantic gestures … only happen in movies.” So I guess I was bound to be […]

Canada votes 2008 .. at least the bad old days of Tory Toronto are gone

Sep 1st, 2008 | By | Category: Ottawa Scene

Barbara Yaffe at the Vancouver Sun writes: “We should have known an election was in the cards. Conservatives lately have been mailing a blizzard of political flyers across the country.” But back here on the old east-end Toronto waterfront we seem to have escaped this particular storm. No doubt, no one in Stephen Harper’s party imagines […]