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Much’s 30th anniversary ignores much of its history!

August 12, 2014

For a place that was once known for throwing the coolest parties in Canada, Much’s upcoming 30th anniversary party is surprisingly lame! Remember the awesomeness of parties like annual Christmas Tree Toss, Electric Circus, Much’s SnowJob or the MMVAs (before …

Flashback: My 2006 MuchMusic VJ audition!

April 1, 2013

Okay, so here we go. This is probably the most embarrassing thing I’ve ever posted on the blog. And that’s saying something. This weekend, while hanging out on the set of the current Muchmusic VJ Search, I remembered the two …

The VJ Search is back! Lauren Toyota weighs in on what it takes to win!

March 31, 2013

What do Rick, Bradford, Aaron, Tim and Liz all have in common? Well, if you’re good at Canadian entertainment trivia, you know that those are the names of the lucky people who’ve won the coveted job of a Muchmusic VJ …

Degrassi: Season 12’s flashy new trailer!

May 28, 2012

Does any show do better previews and trailers than Degrassi? That question was rhetorical, of course there is no show that combines a sneak peek at the latest season, with a music video and fun hints at whats to come …

Another Canadian show flops in the States!

April 25, 2012

If a Canadian show premieres on network television in the States and no one watches, how bad is it?  Actually, the show’s not bad, but the ratings definitely were. The CTV/Much co-production of The L.A Complex made it’s debut on …

Degrassi’s Back in Class!

February 24, 2012

It seems that every time Degrassi comes back for a new season, I feel like I have to apologize for loving it so much.  But I apologize I will not!  Not today, not ever again. I’m so excited that this …

Electric Circus is back!

December 20, 2011

If you’re like me, you spent much of the late 90s and early 2000s watching Muchmusic’s Electric Circus from your home, by yourself and eating ketchup chips.  I’m no dancer, but to me the show was what all the cool …

Muchmusic looking for the next VJ!

December 12, 2011

Is it that time again already? Muchmusic announced today that the search for the next VJ has begun. Let’s take a moment to acknowldege that at 29 years old, I officially feel too old to apply, which will be the …

The Black Keys and Their MMVAs Black Eye!

June 28, 2011

Remember a couple of weeks ago when The Black Keys randomly played the MuchMusic Video Awards?  The uber-popular rock band definitely seemed out of place between Justin Bieber, Fefe Dobson and Selena Gomez. Well it turns out, you’re not only …

Show’s I’d Love to See!

April 19, 2011

In the next few weeks, networks from above and below the border will be announcing their new Fall schedules. This also happens to be my favourite time of the year because we get a sneak peak at what we’ll be …

Found! VJ Rainbow Sun Franks!

March 9, 2011

Sometimes finding your once favourite muchmusic VJ can be like a pop-culture Where’s Waldo. For every still visible Rick Campanelli, Leah Miller and George Stroumboulopoulos, there’s countless Bradford Hows, Rachel Perrys, Namugenyi Kiwanukas. But everyone now and then, a former …

Bloggity Dates with Degrassi’s Stefan Brogren

February 11, 2011

All this week, Mike’s Bloggity Blog will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special series called Bloggity Dates. Every day, some of the biggest names in Canadian entertainment will be dropping by to share stories of their best, worst and …

Much makes a big Discovery!

February 8, 2011

(photo credit) Muchmusic made a big announcement today about a new show called Discovered. The documentary-style show  used to be called Disband, but now it has a much more positive feel to it and features all the of different bands …

Revived: Big Changes for MuchMusic!

January 10, 2011

Remember a couple of weeks ago when  MuchMusic lost their bid to the CRTC to play less music and instead air more regular TV shows? Well I sorta assumed that they would fight back and it would end being an …

My thoughts: Taylor Swift!

November 4, 2010

Do you know what?  I love Taylor Swift.  I don’t care if you just rolled your eyes all the way to back to your neck. I think she’s an awesome example for teenagers and gosh darnit, she writes catchy freakin’ …