A conversation with Kenny Hotz, a man at odds with his industry, his audience, and himself.
May 4, 2020
Towards a Theory of the Hoser
From Bob and Doug McKenzie to Letterkenny, the story of Canadian film and television is littered with Hosers. But what do they mean?
December 8, 2017
#141 Team Kill Rich People
CBC's The National re-launches, powerful Canadians get caught up in the latest financial leak and a racial confrontation at a Halifax concert becomes international news.
November 8, 2017
Sabrina Jalees knows the work side of comedy. She's been doing standup since she was a teen and has been on TV almost as long. But she's still waiting for that dream job.
April 4, 2017
How To Be Funny In An Age Of Rat Sandwiches
"I don't want to joke about my own anxiety. The world is just under a dark cloud right now." Comedians Chris Locke and Kathleen Phillips reflect on the role of comedy in troubling times, and the birth of their first child.
December 21, 2016
Aliya explores the impact of Degrassi, a high school melodrama that's a whole lot like a prison show. Snake reads fan fiction. Aisha Alfa rejects her only fan. Degrassi creator Linda Schuyler talks pig farmers and penis pumps.
November 23, 2016
My Life Is A Turmoil From A Film
A 1967 film exposed a controversial group home for children. But what happened when the cameras left?
Jennifer Goodhue struggles for a laugh. Morgan Waters and Brooks Gray trick people into being on TV.
November 9, 2016
#60 Trump Refugees Stay Home
On Americans threatening to move to Canada, Viceland and why skinny basic is awful.
March 3, 2016
#12 The Dumbest Medium
TV news is reductive, repetitive and usually ridiculous. Was it always like this?