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Vish has questions for musicians, comedians, writers, newsmakers, and more. They answer him.

Vish has questions for musicians, comedians, writers, newsmakers, and more. They answer him.
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Canada

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Vish has questions for musicians, comedians, writers, newsmakers, and more. They answer him.

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@vishkhanna

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. #436: Michael Azerrad

10/18/2018
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Michael Azerrad talks about his new book for Harper Collins, Rock Critic Law: 101 Unbreakable Rules for Writing Badly About Music, laziness and boredom within rock music criticism, what critics could learn from his satiric book, upcoming plans for his previous books, Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana and Our Band Could be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981–1991, plus more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:47:59

Ep. #435: Hubert Lenoir and Noémie D. Leclerc

10/16/2018
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Hubert Lenoir and Noémie D. Leclerc discuss their respective work on the album and novel, Darlène, which are each out via Simone Records and Québec Amérique books, their creative partnership and relationship, gender fluidity, modern rock music, separatism, the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:01:07:08

Ep, #434: Simon Rich

10/11/2018
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Brilliant American humourist Simon Rich talks about his new short story book, Hits & Misses, missing Toronto, Adolf Hitler, the Kinks and the Magnetic Fields, his penchant for shortform writing and sketches, show business, his future plans, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:40:29

Ep. #433: Obuxum

10/9/2018
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Inventive music producer Obuxum talks about her mother who fled war-torn Somalia for Canada, the racialized misperceptions of the Jane and Finch neighbourhood in Toronto, making non-rock music and working with soundpeople who are used to mixing rock bands, the H.E.R. EP, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:55:04

Ep. #432: Jo Firestone

10/4/2018
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Comedian Jo Firestone talks about crowd work, working with Arcade Fire's Will Butler, her new stand-up album, The Hits, which is out via Comedy Central, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:50:40

Ep. #431: Mike Haliechuk of Fucked Up

10/2/2018
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Mike Haliechuk of Fucked Up talks about the band's incroyable new album, Dose Your Dreams, which is out via Merge Records, what inspired this multi-layered record, the many contributors to it, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:01:14:45

Ep. #430: Sam Jay

9/27/2018
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Comedian and Saturday Night Live writer Sam Jay on her life, her late mother’s guiding influence, hip-hop and Jay-Z, finding her lane in comedy, her new album Donna's Daughter, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Planet of Sound, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:58:26

Ep. #429: Mark Arm of Mudhoney

9/25/2018
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Mudhoney's Mark Arm talks about the band's furious, super-charged new Sub Pop album, Digital Garbage, protest music, news media, social media, anxiety, conspiracy theories, religious indoctrination, mass extinction, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Planet of Sound, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:48:54

Ep. #428: Hannibal Buress

9/20/2018
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Prolific comedian Hannibal Buress talks comedy journalism, not drinking, his Handsome Rambler podcast, his love of music and thoughts on hip-hop, the work he’s doing to build the Melvina Masterminds Community Centre in Chicago, performing at JFL42, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Planet of Sound, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:42:43

Ep. #427: Maria Bamford

9/18/2018
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Comedic force Maria Bamford tells Vish about ants, wedding DJs, hotdog suits at weddings, comedian solidarity and equality, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Planet of Sound, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:29:58

Ep. #426: Sandro Perri

9/13/2018
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Toronto musician Sandro Perri on his new Constellation Records release, In Another Life, working with Destroyer and Andre Ethier, the city of Paris, infinite songwriting, hip-hop, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:01:02:33

Ep. #425: Michael Hurley

9/11/2018
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American folk legend Michael Hurley tells Vish about his life, his music, his love for CBC Radio, his artwork, his garden, his old cars, Monsanto, tour life, new releases, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:49:41

Ep. #424: Dave Bidini

9/6/2018
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Dave Bidini discusses his compelling new book Midnight Light - A Personal Journey to the North, his respect for and interest in local reporting, what he discovered on this monumental trip through Canada’s Northwest Territories, a forthcoming album by Rheostatics, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:54:48

Ep. #423: Claudia Dey

9/4/2018
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Author Claudia Dey talks about her haunting new novel Heartbreaker, which is out now via Harper Collins, her interest in music and fashion design, how her own role as a mother and wife may have inspired her work, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:39:04

Ep. #422: Sara Hennessey

8/30/2018
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Comedian Sara Hennessey on her move to Brooklyn, the Kids in the Hall and how homegrown comedy is treated in Canada, her new album They Know Too Much, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:55:56

Ep. #421: Joe Gross on Fugazi's 'In on the Kill Taker'

8/28/2018
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Reporter Joe Gross discusses Fugazi and his revelatory new 33-1/3 book about their 1993 album, In on the Kill Taker! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:01:19:51

Ep. #420: Brad Wenzel

8/23/2018
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Comedian Brad Wenzel tells Vish about his new Third Man Records stand-up album, Sweet Nothings, growing up in Michigan, the art of the one-liner, respecting Bob Seger, emails from Amy Schumer, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:50:50

Ep. #419: Kim Fu

8/21/2018
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Author Kim Fu tells Vish about her ambitious and chilling new Harper Collins novel, The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore, her writing and science background, survivalism, writers' festivals, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:00:55:52

Ep. #418: Carla Bozulich

8/16/2018
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Carla Bozulich discusses this precarious moment in history, the Divided States of America, her new Constellation Records collection, Quieter, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:01:19:56

Ep. #417: Nick Reynoldson

8/14/2018
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Comedian Nick Reynoldson tells Vish about life in Scarborough with interracial parents and a parrot, the Talking Raptors podcast, the votes he needs to win Sirius XM's Top Comic contest, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Duration:01:03:49