From Alex Strachan of Canwest News Service (who didn’t get the memo the show has been cancelled before writing this):
- jPod hits its techie stride
“Funny and smart, jPod was always going to be an odd fit for CBC-TV. MacLennan and Coupland adapted jPod from Coupland’s cult bestseller, a funny, stylized take on relationships and “modes of being,” shot through the prism of youthful energy and starry-eyed idealism. With its cast of hipsters and its techie vibe, jPod must seem like something from another planet to CBC’s core audience of older viewers, who are more used to lame reality-TV social experiments like The Week the Women Went and heavy-handed period pieces like The Englishman’s Boy.” Read more.