Movies, Rants, Television

Infinite Channels and Everything’s On

There is a weird rumour that ViacomCBS and NBCUniversal are considering a merger. Because their losing market share to streaming rivals, they’re looking at ways of getting back on top; like they were when decades ago when the competition was less fierce. If it is in the cards, this merger is foolhardy and doesn’t address the fact that neither company has compelling enough content or a strong enough brand-name to compete with Netflix.

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Movies, Rants, Television, Video Games

Netflix Wants to Play Games

I was working on article about the rumoured ViacomCBS/NBCUniversal streaming service partnership, but Netflix released their financials on Tuesday and it was a very curious report. The two biggest news items are that they’re planning to go into the video game business and that they’re actually losing customers (in North America) instead of growing. Getting into gaming is a gamble that may not pay off for them and may actually result in them losing more than they’ll gain.

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Rants

CF Foot in the Mouth

We, as Montréalers have a source of pride for our teams, but those who love the beautiful game are invested in bigger leagues with flashier teams. The only solution that the owners of the Montréal soccer could do would be to rename their team Arsenal and maybe they might generate more buzz.

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Rants

Pandemic Grocery Shopping Guide

I know we’re almost a year into the pandemic, so a grocery shopping guide in January seems like closing the barn doors after the horses have escaped. However, I really wanted to write this, and I do think I have a few suggestions for those that are still trying to figure out how to handle all of this.

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Rants

I Could Have Been an Internet Thousandaire!

Over the last couple of years, a few times the topic of websites and podcast have come up in discussions with my colleagues, students, and friends. While I don’t typically advertise that I have (had) a website, sometimes the conversation veers in that direction. Every so often, I’ll mention that I used to produced hours […]

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Uncategorized

Here We Go Again

Even though 2020 has been a crazy year, I’ve been having a burning feeling to come back to writing and producing a website. It’s something that I thought about strongly before the world turned upside-down and even with my bananas schedule, that desire has been steadfast. So, hopefully, this is the first of many articles […]

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