Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Loyola Sullivan: everyman?

    Who'd ever have thought of Loyola Sullivan as just your regular working stiff? Well, I'm willing to believe at this point that Sullivan carries ...

  • The secret House of Assembly tapes

    My impeccable sources, Deep Trout River and Harbour Deep Throat, have earned themselves an Atlantic Journalism Award with a joint ...

  • Seeing Cleary now

    So what, pray tell, was the enormous mortal sin committed by Ryan Cleary? Well, bless him, Father Newf, for he has sinned: our ...

  • Time for a war of words

    Wade Locke's lecture at Memorial University on Muskrat Falls may indeed have contained a misspeak, and his relationship with Nalcor and its ...

  • Turkeys and journalists

    So let's talk turkey, as in that public relations exercise by the CBC to collect gobblers and curry favour with its viewers and listeners in ...

  • A curmudgeonly Christmas to all

    It was a fella named Glen Kirby, as I recall, who probably made one of the first significant deposits in my Christmas memory bank, an account ...

  • Tales from the crypt

    Anyone wandering around a certain cemetery in the west end last Saturday might have wondered about those spooky sounds that seemed to emanate ...

  • Lights, cameras, inaction

    It's movie night in Newfoundland, and time to consider what a few famous productions would be like, set here. "House on Haunted Hill" - Six ...

  • Words worth hearing

    A few weeks ago, I made a rare visit to a one-time favourite tavern of mine called The Ship Inn, or Dirty Dick’s as it was initially called when ...

  • High school confidential: secret memo revealed

    In the aftermath (or afterscience) of revealing what they feel is an enlightened approach to cheaters and other, briefly misguided children of ...