From Alex Griffith of the University of Toronto Strand:
- The Rick Mercer Report: cross-country satire
“When Rick Mercer entered the CBC studio, the first thing that caught my attention was how short he actually is. For someone who looms like the CN Tower in Canadian television, Mercer’s short stature was initially underwhelming. The surprise faded as Mercer launched his show, demonstrating why he is arguably Canada’s most popular comic.” Read more.