From Michael Posner of the Globe and Mail:
- Rick Mercer: the man behind the rants
Is there nothing that Rick Mercer wonâ€™t do for a laugh? He has sparred with heavyweight boxer George Chuvalo, bungee-jumped 160-feet with Man in Motion icon Rick Hansen, gone skinny-dipping with Liberal leader Bob Rae (truly, sights to behold) and this week â€“ in an episode of his hit CBC television show The Rick Mercer Report â€“ zip-lined high over Petty Harbour, Nfld. with New Democratic Party leader Thomas Mulcair. Itâ€™s all, he insists, in the interests of entertainment: â€œLeft to my own devices, I wouldnâ€™t do any of these things.â€ Read more.