Sam Morril discusses his upcoming stand-up dates including a JFL Toronto stop on September 21, being a terrible driver and growing up in a blended family in Manhattan, how our parents measure our success, getting into comedy and admiring John Mulaney, attention spans and Oppenheimer vs. Barbie, telling David Letterman why he offers some specials to fans for free, corporate delays and greed, his 2020 pandemic-induced Up on the Roof special, what he knows and thinks about Canada, an update about his next special, tour dates, other future plans, and much more.
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.
Meg Remy discusses her powerful, devastating new book, Begin by Telling, surviving sexual abuse and having empathy, media literacy and Woodstock ’99, new music by U.S. Girls, future plans, and much more. This episode contains discussions about sexual abuse and assault, which may disturb some listeners; for support, contact the Ending Violence Association of Canada, RAINN, or similar local organizations. 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.