August 12, 2016

Why funny Canucks move to NYC, PLUS: “The Principle” documentary

Gavin McInnesArchive

New York is replete with Torontonian comedians who came here to make it big. What is Toronto doing wrong? Alex Pavone explains why he had to leave Canada to work as a comic in the United States. We debate why Canadians are so funny.

Then: I talk with Rick DeLano, whose documentary "The Principle" is about whether or not the Copernican view of the universe is wrong.

The Copernican theory has been doing well for hundreds of years but we tried to measure the speed the earth was moving and it's starting to look like it's not.

Not all the scientists in his documentary agree, but the vast majority concede these is real validity to the idea that we are the center of the universe after all.

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commented 2016-08-19 23:39:28 -0400
Lawrence Krauss, one of the scientists that is in the movie, does not even remember of giving them interviews about the movie, he was never informed. They either used clips from public domain or some other production companies or simply interviewed him under false pretenses. “They cleverly tricked a whole bunch of us scientists into thinking that they were independent filmmakers doing an ordinary cosmology documentary.” – Source :
Faith is an inconvenient flat tire of the Science sports car.
commented 2016-08-16 20:00:01 -0400
Glad you clear up any confusion regarding Hillary, and those completely coincidental and awful tragic deaths, that have no connection to Hillary what so ever. Stay safe man! ;-)
commented 2016-08-14 10:34:37 -0400
But how does the Creator been created ? did he created himself, this is so confusing , I guess the mystery of life itself is.
commented 2016-08-13 23:31:39 -0400
Mongrel the atheists attacked the Big Bang Theory for a long time because at the time they said the universe was static and it accounted for a creation of the universe. We know now it is not static.
And of course the biggest reason of all, it was formed by a Belgian PRIEST.
commented 2016-08-13 18:18:42 -0400
Regarding the geo-centrism movie, being a scientist of faith I disagree. I believe that theory.

Being bio-chemist trained I became a believer in that education. We are a heterogeneous chemical mixture that can be reproduced in separate chemical experiments for each part of the mixture. Yet combined life happens and, except for regressive socialists, becomes sentient. Enough to prove the creator to me: Indian or Christian. Or Hindu, Jew, Bhudist, Sikh. Maybe not muslim.

Also, can the atheists explain the creation of space at the Big Bang. Think of it, space started with matter, energy and time. I can reconcile those three without the creator, but space? We are talking start of nothing with the start of volume.
commented 2016-08-13 17:28:34 -0400
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commented 2016-08-13 00:01:42 -0400
I doubt if Toronto or any Canadian city is “doing it wrong”. The big lights are attractive. Just watch moths .

It turns out that Canadian comics are wildly in the United States. This is good thing. We may even teach them tolerance.
commented 2016-08-12 22:40:40 -0400
“Mulgrew and some of the scientists who were interviewed have since repudiated the ideas advanced in the film and have alleged that their involvement was the result of being misled by the filmmaker. The repudiation occurred before the film was released, and without the scientists or Mulgrew having viewed the film.”
commented 2016-08-12 21:41:40 -0400
- Another fine show. I’ll have to check out that movie – put it on my list.
commented 2016-08-12 21:25:45 -0400
Canada has had some funny people , especially the old cast of SCTV , a lot of them went on to bigger things. Loved that show.
As for why they have to leave, just look at Canada’s Got Talent , it was unwatchable and they showcased esoteric garbage, not even sure if there was a winner, could not stomach watching it after a bit.
commented 2016-08-12 21:01:50 -0400
If it’s not available, then don’t feature it.