CBC - Arts Walking Dead director justifies relentlessly bloody season 7 premiere 2016-10-24T21:14:46.000000Z Greg Nicotero, who directed last season's cliffhanger finale and Sunday's gruesome premiere, explains the divisive storytelling decisions he's made. [SPOILER ALERT] Drake turns 30, gives his fans the gift of new music 2016-10-24T20:09:58.000000Z Drake shared four new songs with fans on Monday, which also happened to be his 30th birthday, and announced a new project set to release in December. Singer Pete Burns of '80s band Dead or Alive dies at 57 2016-10-24T19:45:40.000000Z Pete Burns of 1980s band Dead or Alive, best known for its worldwide hit You Spin Me Round (Like a Record), has died of a heart attack at the age of 57. Madeleine Thien, Canada's newest literary star, a favourite to win prestigious Man Booker Prize 2016-10-24T18:50:48.000000Z Madeleine Thien is up for a triple crown of book prizes: the Man Booker, the Giller and the Governor General's Literary Awards. Her novel, set mostly in China during the time of the Cultural Revolution, has struck a chord with readers in our current age of refugees and displacement. The Bard shares billing: Shakespeare had help with Henry VI plays and others, say scholars 2016-10-24T18:36:29.000000Z Marlowe, a playwright, poet and spy, will get co-writing credit in the latest edition of the New Oxford Shakespeare being published this week. Bobby Vee, 1960s teen idol, dead at 73 2016-10-24T16:30:16.000000Z Pop singer Bobby Vee, whose early 1960s hits included the chart-topping Take Good Care of My Baby, has died. He was 73. Justin Bieber storms off stage after concert fans won't stop screaming 2016-10-24T15:07:46.000000Z Justin Bieber's contentious relationship with his fans hit a new peak at a concert on Sunday night when he stormed off stage after asking them to settle down. Dreams do come true: Smithsonian's Ruby slippers project passes $300K goal 2016-10-24T14:07:13.000000Z Smithsonian officials are 'over the rainbow' after reaching their fundraising goal to help preserve the ruby slippers from The Wizard Oz. Bill Murray receives Mark Twain Prize, in typical Bill Murray fashion 2016-10-24T04:07:22.000000Z Comedian Bill Murray was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at a star-studded Kennedy Center ceremony on Sunday. Mike Myers on Canadian identity, politeness, and our 'very thick' accent 2016-10-24T01:00:00.000000Z Canadians have a "very thick" accent and a "superiority-inferiority complex" if you ask Mike Myers, but no such thing as a politeness problem.