Pink Flamingos & The Yellow Pages: The Surprising Stories Behind the Colors of Our World by Bob Hambly
I’ve always been fascinated by how colours influence our lives. And our decisions. Colours are sometimes easy to ignore on a superficial level, but the impact they have in the deeper recesses of our minds is always surprising. A fantastic new book by Bob Hambly tells you the history and the reasons behind the colours. […]
Under the Influence returns to the airwaves for its 12th season – and Terry’s 18th year on the CBC. And we’ve got a fun season in store. Here’s a sneak peek.
We regret to inform you Season Three of The Rejection Podcast is hot and ready for download. 60 episodes available now to binge wherever you get your podcasts.
Ron Howard has kind of had an unprecedented career in Hollywood. He hit it big at the age of six acting in The Andy Griffith Show way back in 1960. He had more success starring in American Graffiti – which then inspired the 50s-themed Happy Days sitcom. His brother Clint found success acting in hit […]
Hello everyone. Under The Influence is back on the air for the 2021 season and I have an interesting book to recommend. It’s written by one of the greatest mixed martial arts fighters of all time – but I don’t want you to pass this by because you are not a fight fan. As a […]
This month’s book selection is for hockey fans. As most fans know, Scotty Bowman is the winningest coach in NHL history with nine Stanley Cups under his belt. There are 29 years between his first cup win and his last. Remarkable. He began his career in the 50s and was able to observe the great […]
Under the Influence is back! Kicking off the 2022 season, we wade into the wacky world of Bottle Cap Marketing.
A life of solitude was imposed on millions of us during the pandemic due to the coronavirus. Being alone is a life chosen deliberately by some; others are just alone, not by choice.
Under the Influence is back on the air for its 11th season (and Terry’s 17th year on the CBC) starting January 6th. We’ve got some fun and timely episodes coming your way this season. Our researchers are hard at work and we’ve locked Terry in the Terstream. Have a safe and happy holiday. We’ll see […]
Terry’s Latest Book: My Best Mistake The host of CBC Radio’s Under the Influence, Terry O’Reilly, uncovers the surprising power of screwing up. The Incredible Hulk was originally supposed to be grey, but a printing glitch led to the superhero’s iconic green colour. NHL hall-of-famer Serge Savard’s hockey career nearly ended prematurely, not because of […]