The Boys by Ron Howard & Clint Howard

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 […]

The Way of the Fight by Georges St. Pierre

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 […]

Scotty: A Hockey Life Like No Other by Ken Dryden

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 […]

Introducing Alone Together

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 Returns January 6th

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 […]

My Best Mistake: Epic Fails and Silver Linings

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 […]