Rank #1: Dana Gould
We spoke with Dana Gould, comedian, actor, producer, writer, and voice artist. Dana spent seven years as a writer on "The Simpsons" and also created the show "Stan Against Evil." He is performing this weekend at The Laugh Shop here in Calgary. https://www.laughshopcalgary.com/event/dana-gould/
Sep 26 2019
Rank #2: "Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo"
We spoke with Adam Scorgie, producer of the new documentary film "Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo"
Sep 23 2019
Rank #3: RCMP espionage investigation, policing "fake news", Tommy Chong on the return of "Cheech & Chong"
The latest on the espionage case involving a high-ranking RCMP officer
Guest: Mercedes Stephenson, Ottawa Bureau Chief – Global News
Does Canada's Election Act go too far in trying to police so-called "fake news"?
Guest: Derek From, Staff Lawyer - Canadian Constitution Foundation
The original stoners are back: Cheech & Chong on tour (in Calgary Oct. 4)
Guest: Tommy Chong
Sep 17 2019
Rank #4: Deep Prasad - Quantum physics, quantum computers, "exotic materials", and more
We spoke with Deep Prasad - an engineer and physicist out of the University of Toronto, now CEO of ReactiveQ where he's helping to develop the first generation of quantum computers
Sep 13 2019
Rank #5: Water vapor detected on "habitable zone" exoplanet
We spoke with Björn Benneke, assistant professor at the Institute for Research on Exoplanets at the Université de Montréal
Sep 11 2019
Rank #6: US targets flavored e-cigarettes in growing moral panic over vaping
We spoke with Jacob Grier, freelance writer based in Portland and author of the forthcoming book "The Rediscovery of Tobacco: Smoking, Vaping, and the Creative Destruction of the Cigarette" -- http://www.jacobgrier.com
Sep 11 2019
Rank #7: Amnesty International vs. Jason Kenney, #MeToo backlash, "designated travellers", World Suicide Prevention Day
Amnesty International Canada wants Alberta to back down from its “war room” and public inquiry
Guest: Alex Neve, Secretary-General – Amnesty International Canada
Has the Me Too movement led to a backlash that is now harming women in other ways?
Guest: Dr. Leanne Atwater, professor of management at University of Houston
Taxpayers footed bill for $4.5M in trips by MP spouses, partners over last four years
Guest: Amanda Connolly - National Online Journalist (Politics), Global News
World Suicide Prevention Day – the conversations we need to have
Guest: Mara Grunau – Executive Director – Centre for Suicide Prevention
Sep 10 2019
Rank #8: Why digital proof of insurance should raise privacy concerns
We spoke with Ann Cavoukian - Executive Director, Global Privacy & Security by Design Centre and former three-term Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
Sep 10 2019
Rank #9: What's really behind the spate of vaping related illnesses?
We spoke with Dr. Michael Siegel, Professor - Department of Community Health Sciences at Boston University School of Public Health
Sep 06 2019
Rank #10: Comedian Taylor Williamson
Comedian Taylor Williamson was the runner-up on season 8 of American's Got Talent, returned recently for their champions season, and was named one of their four favorite acts of all time
Taylor is performing this weekend - September 5th through 7th - at the Laugh Shop here in Calgary.
More at taylorwilliamson.com
Sep 05 2019