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Ep. #705: Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt on recovering from COVID-19 and doing stand-up in a fractured America, libertarian nihilism and punk rebellion, satire and classism, why the Just For Laughs Festival is such a huge deal for comedians, his brilliant turn in the new film, I Love My Dad, starring in Netflix’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman, his new comic series, Minor Threats, performing at JFL and Massey Hall, other future plans, and more. Supported by you on Patreon, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.

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Ep. #699: Joan Shelley

Joan Shelley discusses her lovely new album The Spur, life in Kentucky and its political power and reputation, musical traditions and temporality, parenting and childhood, working with Bill Callahan, Max Porter, and Nathan Salsburg, trends and functioning outside of them, internet primacy, Will Oldham’s inspiring work, future plans, and more. Supported by you on Patreon, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.

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Ep. #690: Roy Wood Jr.

Roy Wood Jr. on stand-up and the American South, post 9/11 comedy, Jon Stewart and The Daily Show’s pervasive cultural impact, cable news and Roy Wood Sr., baseball and the dozens, Just for Laughs Vancouver, his Imperfect Messenger special, other future plans, and more. Supported by you on Patreon, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.