Bret McKenzie goes deep on the making of his solo debut, Songs Without Jokes, growing up a music fan in Wellington, New Zealand, writing serious songs that are still funny, sharp songwriters and a 1980s vibe, his killer studio band, Dire Straits and the War on Drugs, global warming and the pandemic, lightening up, Flight of the Conchords updates, tour dates, 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.
During a live, virtual, interactive event for the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival, esteemed author Emma Donoghue discusses her eerily prescient new novel, The Pull of the Stars, which is set in a maternity ward in Dublin during the Great Flu of 1918. Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.