Friday, 26 January 2018

Episode 83: Rob Bebenek


Rob Bebenek is an awesome stand up comic, touring headliner, road dog, and festival favourite. Along with other killer comic and bud Rob Pue, the two Robs have a hit tour right now called Renaissance Apes that I recommend you catch wherever you can. Bebenek has appeared multiple times at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Halifax Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival, Hubcap, and more! We chilled out on a nice leather love seat and talked whiskey, sunshine, and so much more. Enjoy!

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Friday, 12 January 2018

Episode 82: Andrew Johnston

Andrew Johnston is a one of a kind, hilarious stand up comedian from Toronto, soon to be moving to LA. Andrew created and hosts the Bitch Salad all-female stand up comedy shows starting in the mid 2000's at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre which still run annually today. He was a featured guest on Much Music's Video On Trial, is a co-producer of shows at Laugh Sabbath, and has performed at Just For Laughs in Montreal. We had a lot of fun drinking tea and talking about nude beaches! Enjoy!

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Friday, 5 January 2018

Episode 81: Dave Shumka

Dave Shumka is a smart, funny man who is the co-host and co-creator, along with Graham Clark, of Stop Podcasting Yourself. Canada's most successful comedy podcast (what!?), and it's also famous throughout the world, for good reason. It's so much fun. He might be wondering why I described him as "smart", well, it's because of how lightning quick he can make up puns. We had a blast hanging out. Enjoy!

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Friday, 24 November 2017

Episode 80: Marito Lopez

Marito Lopez is a hilarious stand up comedian so much fun to watch, and an all around great guy. He's a touring comic that has also performed at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. He has a comedy rap group called Runnin' At The Mouth that has two albums out and they've made a bunch of vids for CBC Comedy. Go watch those and bop your head! We had a great chat. Lots of a fun. Enjoy!

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Friday, 17 November 2017

Episode 79: Pat Burtscher

Pat Burtscher is a very funny, original, crafty stand up comedian. He's travelled all over the world working his magic from the UK, to Australia, The U.S., to South East Asia! I really enjoy watching him perform and this was a fun hang. Listen to his ideas and more! Enjoy!

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Friday, 20 October 2017

Episode 78: Aliya Pabani

Aliya Pabani is the host of The Imposter podcast which is part of Canadaland. She is a talented interviewer that has talked with a ton of great Canadian artists. She has also been featured as a speaker on the celebrated Trampoline Hall lecture series.  I've been a guest on her podcast a couple of times now and I really enjoy chatting with her. Enjoy!

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Friday, 13 October 2017

Episode 77: Ali Hassan

Ali Hassan is a stand up comedian, radio show host, AND gourmet chef! That's crazy. Plus, he's a family man with 4 kids! How does he do it all? He's staying busy, that's for sure. And listen, he cooked me a delicious breakfast and we had a very fun chat so please dig in and enjoy!

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