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Episode 145 – Charles Martin Smith, Brendan Meyer

1/12/2019
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PLAY Charles Martin in as an actor, writer and director. His previous films as director include Air Bud, The Snow Walker, Dolphin Tale, and Dolphin Tale 2. As an actor he has appeared in American Graffiti, The Buddy Holly Story, and Never Cry Wolf. His latest film as director is A Dog’s Way Home. Brendan […]

Duration:00:43:22

Episode 144 – Martin Worthington, Justin McConnell

1/2/2019
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PLAY Martin Worthington teaches Akkadian and Sumerian at Cambridge College in England. Together with his students, he created The Poor Man of Nippur, the first film entirely in ancient Bablylonian and based off the biblical story of the same name. The short, which can be seen on YouTube, also features music by Stef Conner. Justin […]

Episode 143 – Jeremy Lalonde, Geordie Day

12/18/2018
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PLAY Jeremy Lalonde is a Canadian filmmaker, writer and director, whose latest movie is The Go-Getters, a dark comedy starring Tommie-Amber Pirie and Aaron Abrams, the latter of whom also wrote the film. Tough Guy: The Bob Probert Story is Geordie Day’s second documentary about hockey. This film tells the story of the titular, late, […]

Duration:00:59:38

Episode 142 – Slavoj Zizek, Svetlana Dvoretsky

12/10/2018
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PLAY Renowned Philosopher Slavoj Zizek talks about his new book Reading Marx and Marxism in the era of Trump. Svetlana Dvoretsky is a Russian-Canadian Theatre Producer who is bringing the iconic Slava’s Snow Show back to Canada.

Duration:00:55:04

Episode 141 – Zack Bernbaum, Quarter Tank

12/5/2018
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PLAY Zack Bernbaum talks about his new film The Dancing Dogs of Dombrova, while Quarter Tank’s Jesse Mackowycz speaks about Igniter.

Duration:00:52:41

Episode 140 – Jennifer Westcott

12/1/2018
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PLAY Filmmaker Jennifer Westcott on her film Elliot the Littlest Reindeer. The Lucky Ones on Better Later Than Never

Duration:00:42:48

Episode 138 – Charlie Samuels, Jeen

11/10/2018
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PLAY In today’s episode of conquering depression, I finally had the spoons to upload an episode. This one features Skateboarder, photographer and filmmaker Charlie Samuels and singer-songwriter Jeen.

Duration:00:49:58

Episode 137 – Slater Jewell-Kemker, Luca Villacis

10/21/2018
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PLAY Slater Jewell-Kemker is a filmmaker and environmental activist, whose film Youth Unstoppable is screening as part of the Planet in Focus Film Festival on October 25th. Luca Villacis is the star of Knuckleball opposite Munro Chambers and Michael Ironside. It is in select cities now.

Duration:00:44:40

Episode 136 – Endeavours From London: A Conversation on Turning 30

10/16/2018
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PLAY During my trip to London, I stayed with an old high school friend. We talked about turning 30, living abroad, our rap group, baseball, and beer.

Duration:01:19:53

Episode 135 – Laurence Lemieux

10/2/2018
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I’m in Scotland! Today’s episode features dancer and Choreographer Laurence Lemieux. As well as being the founder and artistic director of Citadel + Compagnie, the World Premiere of her new solo work – Love me out of it – will run from October 11-13 and 17-20 at The Citadel: Ross Centre For Dance. All the […]

Duration:00:50:50

Episode 134 – Birthday Special

9/29/2018
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I’m turning 30 (not the podcast). So I’m looking back at some of my favourite interviews over the years: Neil Degrasse Tyson Amy Jo Johnson Richard Dawkins Simple Plan

Duration:01:06:34

Episode 133 – Brad Meltzer, Night Birds

9/25/2018
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Brad Meltzer is an author, historian and television host. From 2010-2012, he was the host of Brad Meltzer’s Decoded on the history channel. He also co-created the television series Jack & Bobby starring Christine Lahti. His latest novel is The Escape Artist, which was released in January, and of which the paperback version was released […]

Duration:00:48:57

Episode 132 – Carlos Alazraqui, Spoilers

9/23/2018
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Carlos Alazraqui is an actor, voice actor and comedian who has leant his talent to such projects as Family Guy, Monsters University, Cow and Chicken, Spongebob Squarepants, I Am Weasel, The Fairly OddParents, Jane The Virgin, Lizze McGuire, Even Stevens, CSI, and, his most notable role, Reno 911. He is appearing in the new live-action […]

Duration:00:47:04

Episode 131 – Esie Mensah

9/19/2018
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It’s another show all about dance! Esie Mensah is an award-winning dancer and choreographer who has worked Rihanna, Drake, French Montana among others, as well with Luminato and TIFF. From Sept 27-30 she is debuting a new work at the Factory Theatre – Shades – which looks at colourism in the black community.

Duration:00:49:59

Episode 130 – Fall For Dance North – ft. Nicole Brooks & Prime Guerra; Sandra Laronde

9/16/2018
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Toronto’s Fall For Dance Festival runs from October 2-6 at the Sony Centre and Ryerson Theatre. Nicole Brooks is the creator and composer and Prime Guerra is the choreographer of Obeah Opera, a re-telling of the the Salem Witch Trials as seen through the eyes of Caribbean Slave Women living at that time. Starring an […]

Duration:00:58:06

Episode 129 – TIFF Special ft. Les Salopes and Stupid Young Heart

9/12/2018
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Endeavours goes to TIFF. Many films are making their premiere at Canada’s largest film festival. Two such projects are Les Salopes or The Naturally Wanton Pleasure of Skin, from Quebec writer-director Renee Beaulieu, and Stupid Young Heart, which comes to us from Finland. Renee stopped by to chat about sexually explicit and erotic works of […]

Duration:00:48:08

Episode 128 – Reza Sholeh, Leo Scherman

8/28/2018
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I’m back! Summer is ending and so too is Endeavour’s hiatus. And it’s appropriate that my first guest back is a friend of the show! Reza Sholeh is an actor, writer, director, producer and self-styled “investigative filmmaker”. One of his most recent projects was the documentary “Passport Control” which looked at Human Smuggling in Southeast […]

Duration:01:02:39

Endeavours – Remembering Tab Hunter

7/10/2018
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PLAY In 2015, I had a chance to speak with Tab Hunter about his documentary Tab Hunter Confidential, based on his book of the same name. Tab died on Sunday, July 8th. In his honour, we are re-airing the interview in full

Duration:00:23:03

Episode 127 – Faran Tahir, Jenesia

7/3/2018
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PLAY Faran Tahir is a character actor who has been appearing on screens for over 20 years, making his debut in Disney’s live action version of The Jungle Book in 1994. He has since appeared in many other projects including Star Trek and Iron Man. Tahir is always on television having guest-starred in numerous shows […]

Duration:00:51:04