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E0037 – The Indie Learning Curve

A legit rock star, photographer, cinematographer, improviser, and actor — Rob Mitchelson comes over to Kensington Studio to hang out with Newton the Studio Cat (hello allergies) and I to talk about everything from his two amazing albums, to battling Spotify, to breakfast cereals of yesteryear, and more. Not one [...]

E0036 – Rebel Accountant

It's not everyday you meet someone who was born to be an accountant — but today is that day. Kaitlin is so much a rebel that when she discovered she wasn't allowed to help businesses the way she wanted, she picked up and moved across the country. There's not many [...]

E0033 – Focus on the Story

From the Netherlands, to Montreal, to Calgary and all points far and wide, please welcome Dave and Immanuela Lawrence. Dave created pop-culture icon, and everyone's favourite banger, 'Terry Cahill', on the stages of The Loose Moose Theatre Company. Together Dave and Immanuela (along with a cadre of fun-lovin comedians) create [...]

E0032 – Tell Interesting Stories and Make People Laugh

The passion, curiosity, creativity, and humility of Spencer Estabrooks is mind-bending on a scale only jerk robots could ever understand. Spencer is a filmmaker, director, writer, producer, a-swinger-of-maces, all 'round great guy, and who taught us there are no safe words in Orcish. We talk about Sharkasaurus, Kaiju, [...]

E0030 – Goodbye Suit and Tie

Oliver Sherwood rebelled by suiting up and grabbing his briefcase and went to work at his nine-to-five job. He rebelled again and said goodbye to the suit and tie and started his own business. He could be the poster-child for rebellious entrepreneur: his work ethic is unstoppable, loves crazy socks, [...]

E0029 – Dark Sparkles

Dani Morin owns two businesses and currently lives in Arizona. She ran Machine Nightclub, holds two Red Seals for welding, never stops learning, creates gorgeous gothic-art-deco-steampunk-style jewellery, and she is totally kickass. We talk about being a woman in the trades, bending steel to her will, her passion for [...]

E0028 – Do It Because You Love It

Professional, caring, and crazy about making a positive change in the world are a few ways I think about Darryl Duncan. Darryl joins me via Skype from his studio in Chicago to talk about his journey. What stuck with me on this interview is just how much he loves [...]

E0027 – Motorcycles, Where Freedom Begins

Trevor Dech is the Chief Instructor of Too Cool Motorcycle School and has spent his career teaching people not just to ride, and ride safely, but also how to recharge their smile. We talk about motorcycle riding, teaching, taking course, high-performance riding, motorcycle racing, motorcycle tours, and why it's [...]

E0024 – Kicking Butt and Blazing Trails

You've seen her pitch her new beeswax food wrap product Abeego® on Season 11 of the Dragon's Den, and more recently receiving the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneurs Telus Trailblazer Award. Meet Toni Desrosiers, a creative rebel taking the world by storm. She started this journey a long time ago from [...]

E0023 – Grande Damme Theatre Grand

When Tony McGrath got involved with Theatre Junction Grand he had no idea what he was in for. Never having been in the "Arts" before it might seem like a strange leap to go from Management Consultant to CEO of one of Western Canada's oldest and dearest theatres—Theatre Grand. For [...]