Daily Archives: June 25, 2012

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Top Five: 30 Rock Guest Stars

The sitcom celebrity guest star has a history nearly as old as the sitcom itself. On I Love Lucy, the redhead famously pied William Holden in the face at the Brown Derby and caused trouble for several other bold names during the Ricardos’ stay in Tinseltown. Today the celebrity guest star is synonymous with low ratings, viewed as a desperate attempt by a show to draw in viewers. Of course ratings play a large role in the decision to bring big name actors on as guest stars, but every show should pay careful attention to how successful 30 Rock has been at making the most of its guest stars. Continue reading

More Francophone Artists Worth Your Time and Money

After spending the greater part of my weekend celebrating the 30th anniversary of Franco-fête, I was inspired to compile another list of Francophone artists worth your time and money. While the previous entry featured only Franco-Canadian artists, today’s list will be mainly international in flavour. Grab your French-English dictionaries and enjoy. Continue reading