Old chestnuts, not roasting open fire?
Here's a little seasonal silliness: This week, Rogers on Demand introduced a new feature that allows you to proudly display on your wall -- in HD, no less -- a selection of works from those old Canadian chestnuts, the Group of Seven (that's A.Y. Jackson's Road to Baie St. Paul, from 1933).
Others on the list include Lawren Harris's Pic Island and Tom Thomson's Snow Shadows. All the works are from the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, which stands to make a mild profit from this, one would hope; the cost of putting a piece of Canadian history on the wall is 99 cents a day.
Some may prefer this to that other decorative holiday TV favourite, the yule log channel, which has the proverbial open fire crackling 24 hours a day. Then again, the fire is free; but the art, priceless. Right?