Profile of John Gushue

John Gushue takes a tour through the Internet with the Surf's Up column each Thursday. He is a former editor and political columnist with The Telegram , and is now a news writer for CBC.ca in St. John's. Read past Surf's Up columns (and much more) at his blog: johngushue.typepad.com .

All articles of John Gushue

  • Torch rolls up to the RIM

    As the saying goes, good luck with that. I use both a BlackBerry (for work) and various Apple products (at home), and I actually like both ...

  • Why you need a digital attic

    Well, they actually could. But I frankly don’t have the time to put it all together again, and I can’t imagine where my head would be if ...

  • Feedly groovy

    We’re all creatures of habit, but our online patterns are hardly cemented. You may prefer, say, the same type of breakfast cereal through your ...

  • Fetch some popcorn and screen this movie-themed list

    Surf's up - It's hard to believe now, but for many years summertime was the dead zone in the movie industry. In the age before air-conditioning, ...

  • Cupids has a way of getting into your heart

    Surf's up - This past weekend, the missus packed a picnic lunch, the kid picked out some road tunes and I filled up the tank with gas. We didn't ...

  • My daily web diet

    Surf's up - A reader named Jim recently asked me to write about my favourite, most-used bookmarks, or the websites I visit most often and why. ...

  • School's out, but Bart's still at the blackboard

    Surf's up - Another school year is ending this week. The books are put away, the lesson plans are back in the folder, and the chalkboards will be ...

  • Weather tips and soccer kicks

    Surf's up - My grandfather was a keen observer of the weather, and during my visits with him, Skipper (as we all called him) had a chestnut or ...

  • Going to blog? Do it for yourself, not for cash

    Surf's up - Several times over the last few months, I've received a few messages from friends or readers looking for a few tips about blogging. ...

  • Notes from your friendly neighbourhood information curator

    Surf's up - A little over a year ago, I noticed I was reading the word "curated" an awful lot as I kept up with trends on the web. At first, it ...