Reporter Mike Carmichael was a witness to history

Throughout his lengthy career, print journalist Mike Carmichael interviewed a number of the most notable figures in Canadian and world affairs. The listing contained comedian Bob Hope, field marshal Bernard (Monty) Montgomery, prime ministers John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson, and an up-and-coming heartthrob named Elvis Presley. In 1957, Mr. Carmichael went to Buffalo for … [Read more…]

Jeffrey Tambor says he Can leave Transparent after sexual harassment allegations

Jeffrey Tambor, the Emmy-winning celebrity of the Amazon web series Transparent, said on Sunday he didn’t see how he could go back to the show next year following another individual leveled allegations of sexual harassment against him. Actress Trace Lysette accused Tambor a week of producing sexually charged remarks to her through their work together … [Read more…]

Tina Brown’s turning point

From the late 1980s, Britain-born Brown was reaching the pinnacle of her storied career. In London, she’d rejuvenated the moribund Tatler magazine, and at age 31 transferred to New York to rescue the fighting CondĂ© Nast name Vanity Fair, which she changed into a must-buy chronicle of social surplus and political depth. A mother of … [Read more…]