Say what you will about the era in which your siblings, cousins and ultra cool day camp counsellors grew up, but the year Jian Ghomeshi describes in 1982 sounds like a whirlwind adventure made possible without tablets, Netflix or Starbucks. Continue reading
It’s easy to rely on financial advice from experts with whom we share no personal connection. Monday night, however, 400 members of the Western community heard Kevin O’Leary’s advice in person, without a television or computer screen dividing the business guru and ticketholders. The predominantly male audience at Somerville House had an unobstructed view of the Ivey alumnus.
Known as the ruthless venture capitalist on CBC’s Dragon’s Den and ABC’s Shark Tank, Kevin O’Leary garners interest from viewers ranging from “9 year old girls to 90 year old men.” In between bragging about his shows’ high ratings, O’Leary marvelled at TV’s ability to propel his career. Nevertheless, O’Leary insisted that “television is not just about narcissism.” Continue reading