Zorg Report: Zorg Report 2014-11-04 04:31:00

In Full Damage-Control Mode, CBC Urges: It’s Not Jian Ghomeshi’s Problem—it’s Yours One of the most shameful things about the Ghomeshi situation is that the CBC, in full damage-control mode, is trying to pretend the story is not really about one of its pampered and lucubrated longtime employees, but rather that Jian, poor Jian, is ...

Zorg Report: Zorg Report 2014-11-04 04:31:00

In Full Damage-Control Mode, CBC Urges: It’s Not Jian Ghomeshi’s Problem—it’s Yours One of the most shameful things about the Ghomeshi situation is that the CBC, in full damage-control mode, is trying to pretend the story is not really about one of its pampered and lucubrated longtime employees, but rather that Jian, poor Jian, is ...

Zorg Report: Zorg Report 2014-11-04 03:31:00

In Full Damage-Control Mode, CBC Urges: It’s Not Jian Ghomeshi’s Problem—it’s Yours One of the most shameful things about the Ghomeshi situation is that the CBC, in full damage-control mode, is trying to pretend the story is not really about one of its pampered and lucubrated longtime employees, but rather that Jian, poor Jian, is ...

Zorg Report: Zorg Report 2014-10-28 05:55:00

(Please read or scroll to the bottom to see the actual record of this thread.) 50 Shades of Jian Ghomeshi: Parsing Jian’s Infinite Self-Regard  (The first five paragraphs are basically about this blog and the provenance of this post/blog, so scroll right down to the sixth paragraph if you don’t really care to read about ...

Zorg Report: Zorg Report 2014-10-28 05:55:00

(Please read or scroll to the bottom to see the actual record of this thread.) 50 Shades of Jian Ghomeshi: Parsing Jian’s Infinite Self-Regard  (The first five paragraphs are basically about this blog and the provenance of this post/blog, so scroll right down to the sixth paragraph if you don’t really care to read about ...

Zorg Report: Zorg Report 2013-02-11 06:24:00

The ever-incredibly depressing Jian Ghomeshi treedux   Well, once more into the breach.  There was 2011, there was 2012, and now there is 2013.  It is as if I just have not become accustomed enough to swear words.   Well, the deal with this blog is that I let people respond in whatever way they ...

Zorg Report: The Ever-Incredibly Depressing Jian Ghomeshi of CBC’s Q — redux

The Ever-Incredibly Depressing Jian Ghomeshi redux Well, I already wrote another post.  This one I jotted and set aside.  But anyway. Jian is interviewing Eugene Levy, and throughout the whole “chat,” Jian is sucking and blowing and wheedling and whinging and desperately trying to out-Oprah Oprah, and he’s doing it with an intelligent person!!.  I ...

Zorg Report: www.cbc.ca/thenational/ : online advertising, now at triple the volume!!!

Yep, that’s right, CBC is more desperate than ever to covet advertisers, so CBC has really stepped up to the plate by ensuring that advertisers who are spliced in every few minutes will be able to ensure that their volume is a minimum **three times** as loud as the regular broadcast. CBC has not expressed ...

Zorg Report: Necrescent Rex Murphy Slams NDP for Seeking to Replace Leader

View here: http://www.cbc.ca/thenational/indepthanalysis/rexmurphy/story/2011/11/24/thenational-rexmurphy-112411.html You would almost think his privately ordered Sea King dropped him off at the wrong port. Still, good to see Rex really back.  Cough, cough, dribble.  Rex sure did take that opposition to task (never one to touch sitting Conservatives, Rex), calling out the NDP for having too many people in the ...

Zorg Report: Necrescent Rex Murphy Slams NDP for Seeking to Replace Leader

View here: http://www.cbc.ca/thenational/indepthanalysis/rexmurphy/story/2011/11/24/thenational-rexmurphy-112411.html You would almost think his privately ordered Sea King dropped him off at the wrong port. Still, good to see Rex really back.  Cough, cough, dribble.  Rex sure did take that opposition to task (never one to touch sitting Conservatives, Rex), calling out the NDP for having too many people in the ...

Zorg Report: Mira Bergman-Tonic (drink recipe):

1/2 part lemon juice 1 part acquavit (chilled in freezer) 2 1/2 parts tonic water (preferably Canada Dry) * in certain quarters, the surface of the drink is decorated with once-rinsed capers This is a _very_ dry Scandinavian cocktail.  Partakers often like to listen to Goldstein’s _Wiretap_ on CBC while imbibing.  Typically, a herring is ...

Zorg Report: Mira Bergman-Tonic (drink recipe):

1/2 part lemon juice 1 part acquavit (chilled in freezer) 2 1/2 parts tonic water (preferably Canada Dry) * in certain quarters, the surface of the drink is decorated with once-rinsed capers This is a _very_ dry Scandinavian cocktail.  Partakers often like to listen to Goldstein’s _Wiretap_ on CBC while imbibing.  Typically, a herring is ...