Billy Shakes has some thoughts on the new CFL rule — Aug. 4 – 1:15

  Ah yes. Football season is in high gear, and the Edmonton Eskimos have anoither home game Friday against those Tiger Cats from Hamilton. There’s  new rule change about coaches throwing challenge flags. Here’s the story.   Our friend Billy Shakes was just in for poached eggs. And had this to say about rule. Commit […]

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August 3, 2017

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Video Vic at the Edmonton Eskimo game — July 28, 2017 (Order No. 5)

  Hi there. I want you to meet an old customer, Video Vic.  He is a great sports fan and former producer at a national network. But lost his job when he went on the air, and, on live television, reported the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Calgary Stampeders 17-12 in the Stanley Cup that […]

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July 28, 2017

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Part III: Cam plays Hugh, and Hugh plays Cam … or, something like that

Hugh Campbell and I were just about to go on stage at the Santa Maria Goretti Community Centre when a look of concern washed over his face. “I don’t know if I can do this,” he said. “C’non. It will be fun,” I assured him. “Yeah, but — you swear and drink beer. And I […]

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June 15, 2017

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Part II: The Name Game … With Hugh Campbell

My friend! I felt a real connection with Hugh as a friend and someone I could call and asked about … anything. And, I did. “Ok,” he’d say whenever I called him with a challenge, which usually involved a latest girlfriend — or, at least I thought she was a girlfriend, and planned a blissful […]

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