Category: The Blog


The only real social media I participate in is Twitter, and I do enjoy it.  It’s easy, requires little commitment, and most people on there actually seem quite cool.    There’s the odd knob, sure, but you’re going to encounter some dim dorks in any environment, no reason to expect the internet to be any different…. Read more »

Hiccups Season 2

A lot of people have been asking me when Season 2 of “Hiccups” will be released on DVD or VOD or various other three-lettered methods of viewing shows electronically at your convenience.  Many of these queries have come to me via Twitter, which often isn’t the best place to respond to a question, due to… Read more »


Hi Folks!  About a week ago, on Twitter, I posted a goofy picture of me wearing a Las Vegas style showgirl’s headdress.  It was taken of me backstage before a standup show a few years back.  Anyway, I always liked the photo, especially the dichotomy of the splashy festive feathered headwear accompanied by my sad… Read more »

A Million Cheezie Thanks

On Tuesday, May 1, 2012, a man passed away at his home in Belleville, Ontario at the age of 90.  I had never met that man, but he still managed to play a role in my life.  The man’s name was James E. Marker, and he invented my favourite snacking food; Cheezies. The word “cheezies”… Read more »

The Road Back

I made it back safe and sound. And sleepy. There was a time – oh, let’s call it the late 80s/early 90s — in which it was not uncommon for me to hit the road for three weeks or a month at a time.  These days, it’s rare for me to go on the road… Read more »

A Brave New Word. World. Dammit.

Has it been two years ALREADY??!!! Must be time for me to post a new blog.  I’ll keep it brief, on account of I have about sixteen other things I should be writing right now.  The problem is – those other things are really hard.  The people who will be reading those other things have… Read more »

Hiccups Premier Ratings

NOW THOSE ARE SOME NUMBERS!!! Hello everybody. As you probably know by now, the world television premier of HICCUPS was this past Monday, March 1st on CTV. We were all waiting patiently Tuesday to get word from the network about our ratings. “How many people watched?” we wondered breathlessly. Well, I was breathless at least…. Read more »


I know, I know… I should be going over the lines and learning the scenes that we’re shooting tomorrow.  But here’s the thing: I have a blog to write.  And Twitters to Tweet,… and I also have to think about what to have as a snack (gotta keep my strength up, right?) and as if… Read more »