2006 List, EYE Weekly, Dec 28 06
EYE WeeklyDecember 28. 2006
Liberal ads are crazy. In our cities. In Canada. We did not make this up. | Jane Creba memorial on Yonge Street. | Broken Social Scene album tops our cross-Canada music critics poll. | Sarah Slean voted best musician. | MP Sarmite Bulte raises funds, copyright questions. | Lou Rawls RIP. | The Strokes put out an album with one good song. | Angels of Light/Akron Family . | Stephen Harper wins minority. | Paul Martin resigns. | Olivia Chow goes to Ottawa. | Ignatieff elected to Parliament | Steve Banks RIP. | Neko Case plays the Rivoli. | Metric open for the Stones in NYC. | Wilson Pickett RIP. | Grandaddy split. | International year of deserts. | Live With Culture. | Canada wins the World Juniors. | Ariel Sharon goes down to a stroke. | Kobe Bryant: 81 points over Raptors. | William Shatner sells kidney stone for $25,000. | Manchuca . | Hamas wins in Palestine. | James Frey is a liar. | Oprah says she's cool with that. | Oprah decides she's not so cool with it. | Oprah reams out James Frey on her show. | Grandma's Boy H. | Commercial jingle of the year: Jim Guthrie's "Hands in My Pocket." | 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth. | CN Tower turns 30. | Irving Layton RIP. | Planet Hollywood closes. | Anthony Hamilton Ain't Nobody Worrying . | Sidney Crosby, rookie hype machine. | Free City of Leslieville website launched. | High-Parkdalians still say "Riverdale East." | Bon Jovi's jet gets slippery when wet in Hamilton. | Ruby slippers stolen from Bata Museum. | Nettwerk defends 15-year-old file sharer vs RIAA. | Cyclists vs motorists street fight in Kensington. | Anagram After Dark . | Raptors GM Rob Babcock fired. | Loudly protesting heterosexual Tom Cruise sues South Park. | Under the Mink . | TV reality shows turn into dance parties. | Underworld: Evolution H. | Newcomer Q'Orianka Kilcher turns heads in Terrence Malick's The New World. | Icky, lame Karla movie does not help Laura Prepon's career… | …neither does the final season of That '70s Show. | Clearlake Amber . | Match Point: Woody Allen's first non-lousy film since Sweet & Lowdown. | Hostel takes xenophobia abroad and impales it on sharp objects. | Michael Haneke's Caché () tops critics' lists early. | 40 Shades of Blue . | Jason Anderson: Sleeping Dogs Lie Sundance's "most heartfelt film about bestiality." | Shelley Winters RIP. | The Ghost is Dancing . | Chris Penn RIP. | Pete Doherty arrested twice in one day. | Lori Cullen, Calling for Rain . | Pete Doherty pleads guilty to drug possession. | Broken Social Scene do two nights at Kool Haus. | Cat Power, Greatest . | Canada: No. 1 in illegal downloading! | Katrina Onstad skewers Toronto media types in How Happy to Be. | Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins, Rabbit Fur Coat . | Maggie MacDonald's indie opera Rat King rocks. | Robert Pollard, From a Compound Eye . | Prison Break breaks out. | American Jerry Zucker buys The Bay. | Bombay Black . | Stephen Harper shows Jean Charest some love. | Stephen Harper shows Dalton McGuinty the back of his hand. | Coretta Scott King RIP | The Sword, The Age of Winter . | Canadian kicker Mike Vanderjagt misses field goal, starts looking for work. | Yacht Rock loses the smooth. | Crazy about Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy."