Winning Concert Tickets From CBC Radio

So I’m waiting for my daughter’s drama class to finish outside in the car, reading the newspaper with CBC Radio 2 on, when the host says “the first 2 caller wins tickets to see Jasper Wood in Moncton on March 2 at the Capitol Theatre.” Shit, I sayz. So I frantically dial the number as she repeats it (thankfully) 3 times, and no one answers – an answering machine. But

CBC Modifies Survey

As reported earlier for a Steel White Table exclusive, but also picked up by The J-Walk Associate News Service (JWANS), so I guess that means it wasn’t an exclusive, and we’re not really reporters, are we? Hmm… Anyway, remember that survey from a couple days ago that ended with this message? Unfortunately our quotas are full for responses from your category. The JWANS wrote, “Wow, nothing like making a

CBC Survey

I was asked to participate in a survey from while reading this morning’s news at I said yes and answered a series of questions about where I get most of my news: Radio, Internet, Television, Newspapers or Other. I get 90% of my news from or CBC Radio. I don’t watch TV and I don’t often read newspapers. I had no problem sharing this information because I’m Headline News?

Someone at thinks this is headline news: CNN, Kutcher battle for 1M Twitter followers: The race for one million followers on Twitter is on, with CNN in one corner and Ashton Kutcher in the other. Just a few weeks ago, no one was close to reaching that benchmark. Now, as users have flocked to the increasingly popular microblogging site, the numbers have grown. CNN’s breaking news feed ( is

CBC Idea’s “Ocean Mind” Podcast

Yesterday I listened to an audio magazine from the CBC Radio 1 program, Ideas. The MP3s are online only for 4 weeks, so get ’em while they’re hot. The latest is called, Ocean Mind. It’s about consciousness in the oceans. Some things I’ve learned from part 1: Mammals become territorial when their survival is dependent largely on a specific habitat or geography. Mammals become social when their survival is dependent