Saskatchewan airplane featured in latest 007: James Bond movie, ‘No Time To Die’ |

There’s no time to die for Roland Jenson’s 1973 Cessna 185 floatplane. The president of Cloud 9 Air Spray in Outlook, Sask., purchased the plane a few years ago, and although he didn’t spend many hours flying it he did spend a fair few restoring it. “Most of the time was spent refurbishing it,” he … Read more

Cher sues ex-husband Sonny Bono’s widow over song, record revenue – National |

Cher has sued the widow of her former musical partner and ex-husband Sonny Bono over royalties for Sonny and Cher songs including I Got You Babe and The Beat Goes On. In a federal lawsuit filed in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Cher alleges that former Rep. Mary Bono and other defendants have attempted to terminate … Read more

Bill Cosby sued by ex-‘Cosby Show’ actress Lili Bernard for alleged sexual assault – National |

A prominent Bill Cosby accuser filed suit Thursday against the actor over a 1990 hotel room encounter in Atlantic City, New Jersey, before the state’s two-year window to file older sexual assault claims expires. Los Angeles artist Lili Bernard told The Associated Press she was prompted in part by Cosby’s recent release from prison. The … Read more

Eli Roth on his paranormal show ‘A Ghost Ruined My Life’: ‘You’ve never seen something quite like this’ – National |

We’ve all seen the typical “ghost story” TV show: a person describes their paranormal experience, accompanied by a poorly cast re-enactment, and you’re taken right out of the story. Suspense is lost and you lose interest. Horror master Eli Roth (director of movies Cabin Fever and Hostel, among many others) wanted to change up that … Read more

Arkells ‘excited’ for return to the road in 2022 as vaccines help control COVID |

Arkells frontman Max Kerman says he can’t wait to put some tour dates “on the board” as COVID-19 vaccines continue to create safe spaces for the band to reintroduce themselves to a live audience. “We used to average about 120 shows a year, and the last couple of years we’ve averaged about two. So we’re … Read more

Rolling Stones drop ‘Brown Sugar’ from tour setlist over lyrics – National |

Legendary rock band The Rolling Stones have removed 1971 hit song Brown Sugar from their touring setlist — at least for now. According to an interview with the Los Angeles Times, lead singer Mick Jagger says they’re retiring the tune due to lyrics about slavery and the sexualization of young Black women. (You can read … Read more

Hollywood crews set to strike next week if new contract deal not reached – National |

The union representing film and television crews says its 60,000 members will begin a nationwide strike on Monday if it does not reach a deal that satisfies demands for fair and safe working conditions. A strike would bring a halt to filming on a broad swath of film and television productions and extend well beyond … Read more

Canadian William Shatner ready to travel to space on Blue Origin flight – National |

Actor William Shatner counted down Wednesday to his wildest role yet: riding a rocket into space, courtesy of “Star Trek” fan Jeff Bezos. Best known for his role as Captain Kirk, the 90-year-old Shatner joined three other passengers for the planned launch from West Texas. Bezos’ space travel company, Blue Origin, invited Shatner on the … Read more

The new Superman comes out as bisexual in new issue, DC Comics says – National |

DC Comics has big plans for the new Man of Steel. Jonathan Kent, son of Superman Clark Kent and Lois Lane, will come out as bisexual and fall in love with a male reporter in the fifth issue of Superman: Son of Kal-El, the comic book company announced on Monday. It is expected to hit … Read more

COMMENTARY: The world is suffering from a shortage of vinyl records and massive price shocks – National |

A couple of weeks back, someone sent me a picture of a Tragically Hip album on display in a record store. It appeared to be a standard vinyl issue of the band’s 2006 album, Music @ Work, priced at $71.99. It wasn’t a typo. To put that into perspective, a copy of the deluxe 2-CD edition of … Read more