Oct 23, 2012 | 4:24Books Giller nominee Will Ferguson, author of 419 Video
Books Giller nominee Will Ferguson, author of 419 Oct 23, 2012 | 4:24Though best known as a humorist, Will Ferguson takes a serious turn in his novel 419. He talks to CBC about his Giller contender, a provocative revenge thriller stemming from the ubiquitous internet scams emerging from Nigeria.
Oct 23, 2012 | 5:55Books Giller nominee Kim Thuy, author of Ru Video
Books Giller nominee Kim Thuy, author of Ru Oct 23, 2012 | 5:55Author Kim Thuy talks to CBC about her Giller-shortlisted book Ru, a memoir told in poetic vignettes that weave between her escape from Vietnam to her time in a Malaysian refugee camp to her new life in Canada.
Oct 16, 2012 | 3:39Entertainment Golden Globes co-hosts Video
Entertainment Golden Globes co-hosts Oct 16, 2012 | 3:39Comedy stars Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 2013 Golden Globes gala, following three years of British comedian Ricky Gervais at the helm. Eli Glasner looks at the significance of the female hosts and the start of Hollywood's awards season.
Oct 15, 2012 | 6:45Music Who is Mick Jagger? Video
Music Who is Mick Jagger? Oct 15, 2012 | 6:45Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger remains an elusive figure five decades on. Philip Norman, who's penned a new bio of the British rock icon, explains to CBC's Deana Sumanac his hypothesis about just how the sinewy rocker remains so magnetic and influential.
Oct 12, 2012 | 3:26The National Polley family secrets Video
The National Polley family secrets Oct 12, 2012 | 3:26The tale behind Sarah Polley's feature length documentary Stories We Tell, an intricately woven tapestry of memories about her late mother and a surprising family secret, is almost as fascinating as the story in it.