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Actor Bruce Greenwood

Host Dana Gee speaks with Canadian actor Bruce Greenwood who will be presented with the Career Achievement Award Friday night at the Whistler Film Festival. Also CTV's Jim Gordon drops by for movie reviews.

Duration: 00:43:35

Comedian Robert Kelly

With his TV show commitment (Denis Leary’s Sex&Drugs&Rick&Roll) done for the season Robert Kelly has returned to his first show biz love stand up comedy. Kelly, who was just here in Vancouver for a show, talks about growing up, his TV gigs and why wining sports franchises are bad for the comedy business.

Duration: 00:53:13

Inspector Rebus author Ian Rankin

This week’s guest on the DGP podcast is internationally acclaimed crime fiction writer Ian Rankin, the man behind the much loved Edinburgh detective John Rebus. CTV's Jim Gordon also drops by for movie reviews.

Duration: 00:45:27

Canadian Folk Icon Buffy Saint-Marie

Singer/songwriter Buffy Saint-Marie is back with a force with her latest Polaris Prize-winning album Power in the Blood. The Cree Nation activist and Academy Award winner took some time away from her Hawaiian garden to join Dana Gee to talk about not only her return but also recent federal election returns.

Duration: 00:57:02

Being the daughter of George Carlin

Dana Gee talks with Kelly Carlin the daughter of the late great comedian George Carlin. Kelly Carlin’s new memoir A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up with George pulls no punches about life with her legendary father and trying to learn to live outside of that bubble.

Duration: 01:16:45

Magician and Hypnotist Tyrone Reveen

If you are 35 years old or older the words “the man they call Reveen” will undoubtedly resonate for you. A theatre staple in this country for four-plus decades Peter Reveen sadly passed away in 2013 but not before handing the mantel and the tuxedo (he literally did) to his son Tyrone who visits us in The Province podcast studio.

Duration: 00:34:51

Chris Haddock and The Romeo Section

Host Dana Gee chats with Chris Haddock, creator of Da Vinci’s Inquest, Da Vinci’s City Hall and Intelligence about being back on the Vancouver streets with his new espionage drama The Romeo Section.

Duration: 01:18:32

Paul Gross is back (in Afghanistan)

Host Dana Gee chats with Paul Gross who wrote, directed and stars in Hyena Road which hits theatres today and focuses on three men as the coalition attempts to secure safe travel through the unforgiving country of Afghanistan.

Duration: 01:03:08

It’s that guy from the PC-Mac comercials, John Hodgman

The longtime resident expert on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart John Hodgman is hitting the road to spread his unique and not necessarily correct view of the world in his latest comedy tour Vacationland.

Duration: 00:33:37

Designer Tommy Smythe

To celebrate all things design the DGP caught up with designer Tommy Smythe (he of Sarah Richardson TV show fame and great grandson of Toronto Maple Leafs legend Conn Smythe) who is presenting at IDS on Sept. 27.

Duration: 00:51:22

Billy the Exterminator and The Property Brothers

The Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott chat with host Dana Gee and Billy Bretherton aka Billy the Exterminator from the hit A&E show helps podcast producer Adam Foster rid his apartment of ants.

Duration: 00:58:27

Wanna try out for Big Brother Canada?

Are you interested in trying out for Big Brother Canada? If you are then you need to tune into this week’s DGP podcast with Dana Gee as Gee talks with Big Brother Casting director Robyn Kass whose company Kassting Inc. is handling the casting for the fourth installment of Big Brother Canada.

Duration: 00:43:31

Best of The DGP – Bif Naked and Mark McKinney

The last Best of the DGP for the summer as Bif Naked chats about her then upcoming show at the Rickshaw, marriage, cancer and her life while Mark McKinney talks about his years as a member of Canadian comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall.

Duration: 00:55:45

Best of the DGP – Jeff Bridges and Marc Maron

While DGP host Dana Gee is away and enjoying her summer vacation, Province podcast producer Adam Foster picks two interviews from the DGP vault for your listening pleasure.

Duration: 00:31:51

Award-Winning writer Carl Safina

This week’s DGP podcast with Dana Gee welcomes award-winning writer Carl Safina. Safina’s latest book Beyond Words focuses on animal cognition. What are they thinking? What are they feeling?

Duration: 00:33:08

Funny Folks Ben Gleib and Monica Heisey

This week host Dana Gee chats with two funny folks. First up it's comedian, podcaster, actor, Chelsea Lately regular and satirist Ben Gleib then it's writer Monica Heisey who, at the wise old age of 26 has written Yes, I Can’t Believe it’s Not Better (a Woman’s Guide to Coping with Life).

Duration: 00:40:07

The Cult of JT LeRoy

The Cult of JT LeRoy is a documentary that looks at fame, the famous and what lengths people will go to for their turn in the spotlight. The film’s director Marjorie Sturm joins Dana Gee along with the Queer Film Festival’s artistic director Shana Myara.

Duration: 00:36:54

Judy Garland’s Keeper

One of Stevie Phillips’ first jobs was assistant/minder to Judy Garland as the great performer attempted a comeback and that relationship is discussed in hair-raising detail in her new memoir.

Duration: 00:50:25

Carole Pope and Trixie Mattel celebrate Pride

Dana Gee welcomes the one the only Carole Pope and RuPaul’s Drag Race alum Trixie Mattel. Also CTV’s movie critic Jim Gordon joins Gee to talk about the new movies.

Duration: 01:09:58

Comedians Harland Williams and Reggie Watts

Dana Gee chats with true comedy renaissance men Harland Williams and Reggie Watts who are both scheduled to appear at this year's Pemberton Music Festival.

Duration: 01:10:57

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