National Newswatch

Warm memories, hit singles: Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings reunite for charity show

Jul 19 2019 — David Friend, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Former Guess Who bandmates Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings reunited on Thursday for a charity concert of warm memories and unforgettable hits that marked their first time performing together in a decade. The on-again, off-again musical partnership reached a high note at Music Under the City Stars, a fundraiser in support of Canada's Walk of Fame at Toronto's landmark Casa […]

Pam Anderson, Corey Feldman among celebs bound for Fan Expo Canada

Jul 8 2019 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Pamela Anderson, "Aquaman"'s Jason Momoa, and cast-members from "The Goonies" and "Blade Runner" are among the headliners bound for this year's Fan Expo Canada. The annual pop culture fair is touting blasts-from-the-past including Sean Astin, Corey Feldman and Ke Huy Quan from "The Goonies" and Mario Lopez, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Elizabeth Berkley from […]

Kevin Spacey accuser drops lawsuit against actor

Jul 5 2019 — AP — BOSTON — A young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning actor. Mitchell Garabedian, a lawyer for the man, announced in an email Friday that the suit filed June 26 in Nantucket Superior Court has been voluntarily dismissed. No reason was provided […]

Mad magazine to come off newsstands, largely end publishing new content

Jul 4 2019 — — Mad magazine, the satirical publication famous for asking, “What, me worry?” and its gap-toothed, big-eared mascot Alfred E. Neuman, is coming off newsstands and will largely stop publishing new content, its owner DC said an email Wednesday night. DC said that after Issue 10, there will be no new content, except for end-of-year specials, which […]

‘Canada’s answer to Lady Gaga’: Celine Dion takes Paris Fashion Week by storm

Jul 3 2019 — — Paris Fashion Week is underway and Celine Dion has been basking in the limelight with her bold, colourful and unconventional outfits. Harper’s Bazaar called one of her outfits “legendary;” USA Today described some of her looks as “wacky couture;” and CNN’s Marianna Cerini dubbing Dion as the “queen of couture week.” One of those ensembles […]