All posts by Cherryl Bird

Cherryl Bird is the founder and editor of Core Magazines, and was an original founder and marketing director of Voice of Montreal (Voice Magazine), now called Vice Magazine. She is the former English editor and advertising executive for Images Interculturelles magazine, an award-winning bilingual (French-English) ethnocultural publication. She has an English/Sociology degree from the University of Toronto and studied Journalism at Humber College. When she's not writing or editing articles for CoreMagazines.com, she creates and executes communications plans and public affairs strategies for the health care and education sectors. Cherryl loves music, travel and all things cultural.

Social Media Activist @SonOfBaldwin Gets Banned on Facebook Over Anti-racist Post

Popular social media activist and writer Son of Baldwin gets banned on Facebook over an anti-racist post that he believes Facebook thinks is racist. The post was about black people feeling a homogeneous guilt for negative actions done by other black people.

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Death of Michael Moore in Mobile Lost Under Piles of Mass Shootings

A young man, 19 years old, by the name of Michael Moore was shot by police during a traffic stop in Mobile, Alabama around dinner time on Monday, June 13 leaving him clinging to life in a driveway on Wagner Street in Toulminville. The incident did not receive much attention because it happened around the same time as the Pulse nightclub tragic mass shooting in Orlando.

The incident was filmed on a cellphone.

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Bestival Toronto Lighting Rivals European Mega Festivals [Videos, Photos]

The night was electric.  LED strobes lit up the sky. Warm kaleidoscopic colours washed over festivalgoers. Laser beams of light illuminated the air and haze enveloped The Cult on the main stage.

The Cure on the Main Stage at Bestival Toronto finale
The Cure on the Main Stage at Bestival Toronto finale. Photo: Cherryl Bird

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Game of Thrones Top 5 Questions Asked On Google [Article, Video]

Answers to the top five questions that people are asking about the cult TV series Game of Thrones, the top five searches on Google just before the premier of Season 6 and behind-the-scenes footage of the cast and crew on-location in Spain are in this issue.

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An Outside Look At MasterChef Canada Oktoberfest Cook-off [Photos, Review]

Finally, we can tell you what the food was like when MasterChef Canada home cooks came out of the kitchen to celebrate German culture with homemade sausages and beer.

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Wally British Waves A Red Flag On Men Who Want You To Be Their Side Chick

Wally British with her red flags and t-shirts
Wally British flies her red flag, photo from Facebook

Thousands of people around the world hang on to her every word whether she is talking to them from the back seat of a cab or from the hair salon chair; jumping off rocks into a river in Portland, Jamaica or hanging out in an airplane cockpit at the airport just before take-off – everything she does is up-close-and-personal – and a valuable service to women around the world.

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First Look at Wonder Woman and Batman v Superman (Video)

Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman
Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. The film opens June 2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warner Bros. gives us a long-anticipated first glimpse of DC Comics superhero Wonder Woman in action on Dare to Defy, a special on The CW on Tuesday, hosted by actor-director and comic book writer Kevin Smith.

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A Jann Arden Christmas at The Social

A Jann Arden Christmas at The Social co-hosts Traci Melchor, Cynthia Loyst, Jann Arden, Lainey Lui and Melissa Grelo on set. Photo by Cherryl Bird
A Jann Arden Christmas at The Social co-hosts (l-r) Traci Melchor, Cynthia Loyst, Jann Arden, Lainey Lui and Melissa Grelo on set. Photo by Cherryl Bird

“People come up to me all the time and ask me: What are the girls like on The Social?” says the indelible eight-time Juno recipient  and serial co-host Jann Arden, most notable for her ability to grab hold of our hearts in bittersweet lamentations of universal love, or about loosing your way and occasionally finding it again, in songs like Sleepless, Could I Be Your Girl, Good Mother, Insensitive, I Would Die For You, and Will You Remember Me.  She answers her own question: “They are terrible.”  The audience bursts into laughter because they are familiar with her other gift, her deprecating sense of humour.

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Touch Shia LaBeouf’s Soul

Touching anyone’s soul is hard, much-less the soul of the complex actor-turned-artist Shia LaBeouf and members of his art collective.  You can try though.  I have a phone number for you, where they’re standing by waiting for your call, or you can drop by if you’re in the neighbourhood to touch their souls in person.

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