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Friday, September 21, 2007

What did you think of the first week back?

This is the last day of the first Week back for The Hour.

What did you think?

Do you like the theme of the opening skits?

Are there regulars froms last year that you miss?

What do you think of the new look?

Are you waiting for some sign of a good closer?

Say what you think.


Jenuine said...

Glad to see the show continuing on in the same direction.
Random thoughts:
*Pony girl - Hahaha
*Lisa Ray - "Get over yourself! Beyond you, there actually is a world out there"
*Paul Franklin - A force to be reckoned with.
Also The National's:
A New Normal - The Paul Franklin Story by Audree Lau.

*Paul Anka - Completely hip!
*Yvonne Ridley - ? Not sure. Interesting interview.
*Ariel Dorfman - Humbling, in so many ways.
*Diana Krall - Meh. Same as Lisa Ray, only more relaxed.
*Naomi Kline - Brilliant POV's.
*Jeff Goldblum - Eclectic gentleman.
*Samuel L. Jackson - Nice to see the man behind the celebrity.
*Matt Damon - Awesome to hear the money getting into the proper hands through his H2O Africa charity.
*Best Stories Ever - Hilarious, so far.
*The News - lightweight...but that's the point.
*Mile A Minute - It certainly is.
*Opening skits - George can't act! Ha Ha. Awkwardness=funny. Welcome to Canadian humor.

Steph A. said...

"Say what you think"...

I SO wish The Hour was on all year round!!!!


I enjoy the openers and I like the concept of the show ending with a continuation of the opener. While I agree with Jenuine that George can't act, I believe that's part of what makes them a good way.

For the most part, the guests have been fabulous. To end on a positive note, lets just get the following out of the way now...

- The My Little Pony each her own. Whatever floats your boat!

- When Lisa Ray visited I'm wondering if the crew had to widen the doorways so as to allow space for her overinflated ego?

- The Portrait of Canadians theme song remains awful in fact that Snickers (my German Shepherd) barks after about the third note.

On the UP side...the highlights for me...

- Paul Franklin...inspiring.

- Yvonne Ridley and Naomi Klein are two intelligent women. Those are the kind of women young girls should aspire to become.

- Paul Anka tells great stories. Fifty years in the fickle music industry...simply amazing.

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