Harry and Meghan’s state of independence
Royal rebellion is pointing at Canada
The official website of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was launched in the wake of reports of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle taking a “step back” from their royal roles—using Instagram to announce their plan to become “financially independent.” The odds favour Canadian relocation, which is good enough for Tim Hortons marketing.
Canada’s next top royal baby
Grimes attempted to free the nipple on Instagram with her apparent pregnancy announcement, but the platform wouldn’t tolerate it. So, having to repost a censored version of the implication that she’s having a baby fathered by Elon Musk meant deleting her elaboration that “being knocked up is a very feral & war-like state of being.”
The trial of Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard is a year away. It’s been almost two years since the Canadian band’s frontman was accused of sexual assault shortly before a national tour, which was followed by Hoggard pleading not guilty.
Justin Bieber: former child star
Not all pop culture can fit on TikTok: Justin Bieber: Seasons is an upcoming 10-part docuseries, produced by YouTube, promising insight into Bieber’s life, as he approaches age 26. Bieber’s advanced playing of the celebrity media game is already on display:
Matador Club condo plan includes a nod to what it was. The Toronto ballroom’s sign is part of the development proposal for residences on the site, whose previous owner gave up on trying to save the venue.
The price of joking about JBP
“I heard it rumoured students will fail my class if they cite Jordan Peterson,” tweeted University of Calgary sociology professor Ted McCoy, “and I’d like to clarify that this is absolutely correct.” Reaction to the quip forced UCalgary to respond to inquiries about it. And, after briefly locking down his account, McCoy resurfaced with regret:
“I don’t foresee that 30-second moment coming up in the near future.” Alex Trebek told a room of TV critics that he only wants half a minute to sign off from hosting Jeopardy. Yet, despite a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, he isn’t ready to retire, no matter how much the Greatest of All Time shows are perceived as his final victory lap.
Finally, a cold shot of Geritol
The Search for Canada’s Game Shows is now freely streaming its first two full episodes, ahead of premiering on specialty channel GameTV. But before exploring low-budget productions, the initial shows trace the rise of Alex Trebek and Monty Hall, and a link to the rigged legacy of Twenty-One: