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Ep. #846: BOECKNER

Dan Boeckner discusses BOECKNER and Boeckner!, Canada’s politics, history, and capitulation to fascism, feckless Canadian journalism, Israel, Palestine, and perceptions of the war crimes in Gaza, how aspects of the pandemic and human behaviour influenced the lyrics on his otherwise upbeat and powerful new album, collaborating with Matt Chamberlain, Brad Laner, and Kiwi Jr.’s Jeremy Gaudet, answering a Patreon question, tour dates, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #816: Roy Wood Jr.

Roy Wood Jr. discusses headlining a coast-to-coast Just for Laughs tour across Canada in November, the World Series, being on the road and learning a lot about Canada, why he left his correspondent role on The Daily Show and whether he’s still interested in hosting it, the fragile state of late night TV and other ways comedians thrive these days, his work on Better Call Saul, performing at the 2023 White House Correspondents Dinner and what President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris said to him afterwards, the CFL, talking to regular people, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #648: Lee Ranaldo

Lee Ranaldo on his minimal, solo guitar record, In Virus Times, Sonic Youth’s prolific output, Bob Dylan and Clinton Heylin, Alan Licht’s assistance, the pandemic and U.S. politics, illustrating and etching, 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.