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Super Nova Leaves Black Hole Behind: A Tribute to Robin Williams

August 12, 2014 12:30 PM

Mentors & IconsEverybody has a Robin story, whether they met him or not. I remember my mother buying me a pair of rainbow Mork suspenders when I was a kid. I loved them. They were different and fun and they somehow made me magically funny and endearing to others. Then I learned that someone named Mork...

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5 Tips For Auditioning From Sheila McCarthy

April 04, 2013 1:55 PM

Mentors & IconsI’ve had the good fortune of spending time with Canadian actress Sheila McCarthy this year because of my work on CBC Live. She’s one of the stars of CBC’s Little Mosque on the Prairie and she’s in Die Hard 2!! We recently watched her teach an acting course at Humber College and got this little bit of auditioning wisdom:...

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Quotes From 10 Great Women on International Women’s Day

March 08, 2013 12:16 PM

Mentors & IconsIn honour of  International Women’s Day, we offer the words of 10 great women on what it is to be them, and us. “I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.” – Julia Child “At some point during almost every romantic comedy, the female lead suddenly trips and falls,...

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Strombo Interviews Oprah on Redemption for Lance Armstrong and more…

January 28, 2013 6:17 PM

Mentors & IconsHoly Mentors and Icons: George Stroumboulopoulos and Oprah Winfrey in an epic tête-à-tête! Even in this sneak preview of the interview that will air on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight this Wednesday, January 30th at  7p.m. (7:30 NT) and 11:00 p.m. (11:30 NT) on CBC Television,  Oprah gets real about her definitive Lance Armstrong interview. Oprah told George that she prayed before interviewing...

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Ellen Wong Makes Sex and the City History Tonight

January 14, 2013 3:38 PM

Mentors & IconsWe first fell for Canadian actress Ellen Wong (above, left) when she starred in our friend and colleague, director Adam Azimov's, short film Silent Cargo, for which she received a 2012 ACTRA Award nomination. Based on that intense role and a more playful – but still kickass – turn in Scott Pilgrim vs. The...

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Video Profiles: The Amazing Canadian Women of TIFF '12

September 14, 2012 10:11 PM

Mentors & IconsAs we prepared our 2012 Toronto International Film Festival coverage for CBC, we took a special look at five incredible Canadians with films in the festival. adobe creative suite upgrade Four out of five of the Canadian Star Profile videos we produced were dedicated to women: the leading lady, Rachel McAdams; the ingenue, Sarah Gadon; the...

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Forbes List at a Glance: The 100 Women Who Run the World

August 27, 2012 7:00 AM

Mentors & IconsClockwise from top left: #1. Angela Merkel #30. Yingluck Shinawatra #2. Hillary Clinton with African Union Chair-Designate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma #33. Diane Von Furstenberg #21. Marissa Mayer #32. Beyonce Knowles. Forbes' latest list of The 100 Women Who Run the World is a fascinating cross section of international women of wealth and influence. At a glance, the...

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5 Things That Make The Dark Knight Rises' Selina Kyle (Catwoman) So Fierce

July 19, 2012 10:56 PM

Mentors & IconsThe much anticipated summer blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises has descended upon us and Anne Hathaway is getting a lot of attention for portraying the multiple faces and facets of Selina Kyle, better known to all of us as Catwoman. Never explicitly referred to as Catwoman but, rather, as a cat burglar, she's a...

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The View Hosts Share Advice From Their Biggest Mentors

March 20, 2012 12:42 PM

Mentors & IconsOn yesterday's episode of ABC's The View, each of the hosts introduced and interviewed her biggest mentor. They didn't hold back, sharing both their good experiences of being inspired or discovered as well as more difficult ones, like Sherri's struggle to overome her financial problems, Whoopi's career rut, Elizabeth's struggle to be a good...

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The Secret to My Success: Brad Goreski

February 24, 2012 11:13 PM

Mentors & IconsWe first met Brad Goreski as an up and coming stylist in Season One of The Rachel Zoe Project, when he was battling the undermining efforts of a jealous coworker and working hard to impress his boss, Rachel Zoe – only the most relevant celebrity stylist in the world. He styled his way up the fashion ladder...

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