Saturday, February 24, 2018

Letter from Tom Hanks to Susan McLennan

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Over the years, we have been greatly honoured to walk alongside a wide variety of charities, people and businesses as they reach to make the world better in real and demonstrable ways. We are profoundly grateful for the thanks and recognition we receive from our clients and those who are near and dear to them. […]

A hero to cancer kids everywhere

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Tim Harriman, The Spokeman 10,000 Canadian cancer kids call him a hero and across the land, he is known simply as Spokeman.  Two years ago this week, Tim Harriman, just then 19 and a childhood cancer survivor himself, was getting ready for a journey across Canada on his bike. He was raising money and awareness […]

ET’s Rick Campanelli Gives Back

ET’s Rick Campanelli There are some celebrities who truly embrace the spirit of giving back. ET’s Rick Campanelli and Triumph’s Rik Emmett and Dave Dunlop are three such men. Emmett, who is one of the original Triumph members and Dunlop, a more recent addition to Triumph, played the Kerr Street Celebration in Oakville last week […]

TV/Web Entertainment Writing

Babble On’s creative division is headed by Mike Erskine-Kellie, a writer for TV, internet, radio, stage and print. Some of Mike Erskine-Kellie’s writing credits include Disney XD’s Pucca,  CBC’s Turbo Dogs, the Emmy Award-winning PBS show Zoboomafoo, and the Gemini Nominated CBC show Sketchcom. Mike is a 2009 recipient of OMDC funding to develop a […]

TV Interview Tips

Ever wondered what goes into a good TV interview? These TV interview tips will help you give an interview that will get you remembered and invited back.

Be Twitter Follow Worthy

Being Twitter follow worthy isn’t rocket science. In fact, successful twitter follow really comes down to the some simple etiquette basics with a little dose of treating others as you’d like to be treated thrown in. Twitter is a form of social media. The emphasis is on social. As others, including David Meerman Scott and […]

Good Neighours’ Club Members Give Back

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Ray from Good Neighbours’ Club On Thursday, I spent part of the day with 4 remarkable men: Ray, David, Sunset and Victor. They are all members of the Good Neighbours’ Club (GNC), a day centre for men 50+ who are homeless or marginally housed.  The four men were asked to be part of the press launch for […]

Eve Pearl

Eve Pearl We LOVE Eve Pearl, the 5 time Emmy award winning, celebrity makeup artist and author of ‘Plastic Surgery without the Surgery, the Miracle of Makeup Techniques.’ Among other things, Eve Pearl is the makeup artist for the Today Show, stepping out from behind the camera occasionally for appearances both on the Today Show and elsewhere to demonstrate great makeup […]

David Stones, Childhood Cancer Foundation (CCF)

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David Stones Well, David, you said the day was coming but everyone who had any dealing with the Childhood Cancer Foundation kept hoping your talk of retirement was just that: talk. We should have known better, though. You’re a man of action and a straight shooter, and those of us who have worked with you […]

Mark Cullen’s Canadian Garden Primer

The Canadian Garden Primer by Mark Cullen It pays to be a wealth of useless knowledge. Last week, I won Mark Cullen’s new book The Canadian Garden Primary from @KimPlumley ‘s Twitter contest all because I knew that “Love Apples” was another term for tomatoes. I know, I’m endlessly fascinating… The book is beautiful. It’s […]