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Hosted, written, and produced by seasoned writer, director, and producer Mike Veerman, and co-produced by Max Kerman, lead singer of the four-time JUNO Award-winning rock band Arkells, THE MIKE ON MUCH PODCAST features long-form interviews with compelling cultural figures from the world of music, comedy, acting, and writing.

Hosted, written, and produced by seasoned writer, director, and producer Mike Veerman, and co-produced by Max Kerman, lead singer of the four-time JUNO Award-winning rock band Arkells, THE MIKE ON MUCH PODCAST features long-form interviews with compelling cultural figures from the world of music, comedy, acting, and writing.
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Toronto, ON

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Hosted, written, and produced by seasoned writer, director, and producer Mike Veerman, and co-produced by Max Kerman, lead singer of the four-time JUNO Award-winning rock band Arkells, THE MIKE ON MUCH PODCAST features long-form interviews with compelling cultural figures from the world of music, comedy, acting, and writing.

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@mikeonmuch

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English


Episodes

Judy Greer & Dave Holstein of "Kidding" (#119)

11/7/2018
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Judy Greer (“Kidding,” “I Don’t Know What You Know Me From”) tells Mike about self-awareness, finding success, framing her position in the industry, directing “A Happening of Monumental Proportions” and working with Jim Carrey.

Duration:01:18:47

The Pedestal Podcast presented by Mike on Much: "Dumb & Dumber”

10/26/2018
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Mike and Shane join award-winning filmmaker Jonathan Popalis in their new spin-off “The Pedestal Podcast” presented by Much Studios, where they discuss and debate whether certain movies still stand the test of time.

Duration:00:55:50

The Pedestal Podcast presented by Mike on Much: "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home”

10/26/2018
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Mike and Shane join award-winning filmmaker Jonathan Popalis in their new spin-off “The Pedestal Podcast” presented by Much Studios, where they discuss and debate whether certain movies still stand the test of time.

Duration:01:05:40

Steven Page (#118)

10/26/2018
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Steven Page (“White Noise”) tells Mike about vinyl, his Jewish background, “The Yellow Tape,” SXSW, songwriting, “Where Do You Stand?,” “Brian Wilson,” Barenaked Ladies’ reunion, the business of art, “It’s All Been Done” and “Looking for the Light.”

Duration:01:30:01

Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody (#117)

10/18/2018
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Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol (“Chasing Cars,” “Don’t Give In”) tells Mike about songwriting, inspiration, mental health, Garret “Jacknife” Lee, movies and the relationship with his dad, his “overnight success,” dwelling on the past and his book idea.

Duration:01:02:12

Matt Wells & Michael Rowe of "Crown and Anchor" (#116)

9/22/2018
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Matt Wells and Michael Rowe tell Mike about their goals for Bucket Truck, the punk-hardcore DIY ideology, Matt’s time on “Going Coastal,” Michael’s brother Andrew, pursuing acting, “Wild Driver,” “Arrow” and collaborating on “Crown and Anchor.”

Duration:01:13:49

Dean Brody (#115)

9/16/2018
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Dean Brody (“Bush Party,” “Upside Down”) tells Mike about Alan Doyle, Nashville, his rock roots, transitioning to country, going from songwriter to performer, his process, melody versus lyrics, being political, his outlook on music and the future.

Duration:01:15:17

Brent Butt (#114)

9/4/2018
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Brent Butt (“Corner Gas Animated”) tells Mike about “The Buttpod,” a DIY ethic, his goal of doing stand-up, moving to Toronto, TV production, pitching “Corner Gas,” purging ideas, performing for Queen Elizabeth, working with his wife and his schedule.

Duration:01:04:46

Hayden Christensen (#113)

8/25/2018
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Hayden Christensen (“Little Italy”) tells Mike about chemistry with Emma Roberts, rehearsal process, understanding an audience, landing a role in “Star Wars,” perspective on young fame, the escapism of sci-fi, disconnecting and goals for the future.

Duration:01:09:50

K. Trevor Wilson (#112)

8/20/2018
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K. Trevor Wilson of CraveTV’s “Letterkenny” tells Mike about having surgery before taping his Netflix special, discovering acting, absorbing standup, pursuing theatre, the mindset of comedians, auditioning for “Letterkenny” and meeting Jimmy Kimmel.

Duration:01:06:40

Chromeo (#111)

8/10/2018
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“Dave 1” and “P-Thugg” of Chromeo (“Must’ve Been,” “Fancy Footwork”) tell Mike about giving fans value, Bruno Mars, adapting to change, their process on “Head Over Heels,” working with Tony Hoffer and how they’re perceived in reviews.

Duration:00:55:41

Chris Redd & Mike O'Brien (#110)

8/3/2018
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Guests: Chris Redd ("Saturday Night Live," "Popstar") and Mike O'Brien ("Saturday Night Live," "A.P. Bio")

Duration:01:18:46

Classified (#109)

7/27/2018
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Classified ("She Ain't Gotta Do Much," "Inner Ninja") tells Mike about his upbringing, pursuing music, “Powerless,” balancing family life, producing, being a role model, setting goals, David Myles, his process and hopes for the future.

Duration:01:13:39

Julia Michaels (#108)

7/13/2018
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Julia Michaels (“Jump,” “Issues”) tells Mike about transitioning from theatre shows to arenas, Adam Levine’s pop instincts, collaborating with Shawn Mendes, “Worst In Me” and her “Price is Right” approach to songwriting.

Duration:00:55:35

Mike Shinoda (#107)

7/7/2018
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Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park (“Crossing a Line") tells Mike about his DIY mentality, K.Flay, being a role model, creativity being therapeutic, mental health and the power of words, his album “Post Traumatic” and finding a “new normal.”

Duration:00:59:12

James Marsden (#106)

6/29/2018
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James Marsden (“Westworld,” “The Notebook”) tells Mike about his approach to acting, Quentin Tarantino, leaving Oklahoma for Hollywood, self-validation, losing objectivity, versatility, competition, avoiding regrets, luck and favourite roles.

Duration:01:13:54

Brent Hodge (#105)

6/22/2018
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Brent Hodge (“Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary”) tells Mike about pursuing filmmaking, Morgan Spurlock, covering Chris Farley, working with Judd Apatow and Paul Feig, James Franco, Jason Schwartzman, NBC’s side of the story and inspiration from Apatow.

Duration:01:35:19

Nirvanna The Band The Show (#104)

6/13/2018
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Matt Johnson & Jay McCarrol (“Nirvanna The Band The Show”) tell Shane about building the series, pitching to Spike Jonze and Viceland, parody law, David Blaine, story, shooting without permission, music, improv, Nathan Fielder and their characters.

Duration:01:45:31

Margo Price (#103)

6/4/2018
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Margo Price (“Pay Gap,” “A Little Pain”) tells Mike about touring, childhood in Illinois, adversity, pursuing photography, a turning point, exposure from Rolling Stone, rejection, Third Man Records, being politically outspoken and Saturday Night Live.

Duration:01:07:50

Jerry O'Connell (#102)

5/25/2018
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Jerry O’Connell (“Carter”) tells Mike about a Bruce McCulloch connection, North Bay Yelp reviews, balancing work and parenting, shooting “My Secret Identity” in Toronto, “Stand By Me,” down time, “Jerry Maguire,” Tom Cruise and advice for auditions.

Duration:01:11:58