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Wild ideas. Wild growth. Every Wednesday morning a new entrepreneur or innovator shares the crazy creative and unusual ways they grew their business, and provides tips for you to do it, too. Hear the woman who became the voice of Siri, the man who’s reinventing the sandcastle, how GaryVee’s partners are turning the wine world upside down, and more wild stories. Hosted by Max Branstetter, Founder and Podcast Producer at MaxPodcasting
 
We hear, frequently, that the global education system is broken, and as a result, we spend billions of dollar trying to fix it. But the K-12 system isn’t actually broken at all – it’s working exactly as it was designed, 100 years ago, and it’s obsolete. So in Learning Unboxed, we will have a conversation about teaching, learning, and the future of work; we will reimagine, rethink, and redesign our educational system.
 
In February 2018, the Matthew Félix On Air video podcast began as an Internet radio program in downtown San Francisco. The Matthew Félix: Words and Images podcast features segments from the radio show, in which Matthew converses with writers, photographers, filmmakers and more. Guests include New York Times best-selling novelist Jasmin Darznik (Song of a Captive Bird), one of the world’s most successful photographers, Bob Holmes (Geo, Wine Spectator, Life, Time), and Outside founding editor ...
 
Meet the people who have travelled to the very limits of human endurance and discover what it means to be superhuman. Learn from their unbelievable stories with host Rob Pope as he asks what lessons they picked up on their journeys around the globe and how they coped both mentally and physically. From cycling around the world in 78 days, to running barefoot across the UK and overcoming a broken neck to climb mountains and get back on the start line – like and subscribe to hear from 12 of the ...
 
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NOFX frontman Fat Mike takes us through the band's latest album, titled Single Album, and opens up about his sexuality, sobriety and the meaning of punk rock. Universal Music Canada executive Craig Mannix discusses Canada's fraught history with Black music and what still needs to be done to promote our homegrown hip-hop talent. Trainspotting author…
 
Actress Serinda Swan walks us through her approach to playing Dr. Jenny Cooper on the CBC crime drama Coroner, explaining what she did to accurately represent panic attacks on screen. In light of a recent wave of anti-Asian violence, Gran Torino star Bee Vang comes forward more than a decade after the film's release to talk about the damage caused …
 
Ethan Hawke discusses his fourth and latest novel, A Bright Ray of Darkness, about a famous actor who makes all the wrong choices. The stars of CBC's Pretty Hard Cases, Meredith MacNeill and Adrienne C. Moore, fill us in on the new buddy cop series. Actress-turned-filmmaker Emerald Fennell tells us why her new revenge thriller, Promising Young Woma…
 
PlayME is transforming the way we experience theatre by turning contemporary plays into bingeable audio dramas. The Governor General award-winning play, Other Side of the Game by Amanda Parris puts a spotlight on the often overlooked work of Black women who organize communities, support their incarcerated loved ones, and battle institutions. This i…
 
Michele Ronsen, the Founder, Educator, and Chief Curiosity Cat of Curiosity Tank, joins the show to share her journey from drawing logos as a 3-year-old to leading user research and design for Fortune 500 companies and startups. Hear how to ask better questions, why short questions are better, how to deal with rejection, how we decide what we eat f…
 
Steven Yeun talks about his starring role in the new drama Minari, about a father who moves his family from California to rural Arkansas to follow his dream of starting a farm. Filmmaker Andrei Konchalovsky explains why Russian audiences have had vastly differing reactions to his historical drama Dear Comrades. Actress Devery Jacobs talks about def…
 
We cover quite a bit in this week’s episode Elizabeth Dinschel and Kristine Bullock: the work of Presidential Libraries, their public outreach and engagement of K-12 students, and a lot of social studies and language arts — and, of course, how that all ties back into STEM and STEM education. To learn more, visit: pastfoundation.org Resources: Hoove…
 
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo discusses the band's new orchestral pop album, OK Human, and shares how Spotify algorithms aid and influence his songwriting. Writer and showrunner Russell T Davies — the award-winning creator of the 2005 Doctor Who reboot — talks about his new miniseries It's a Sin, which looks at the lives of a group of young gay men …
 
Workin' Moms creator Catherine Reitman talks about addressing COVID-19 in Season 5, why she decided to fast forward to an imaginary post-pandemic world, and how the cast and crew dealt with the challenges of filming over the last year. On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Cadence Weapon share their experience using the invite-only soci…
 
Actor Stanley Tucci opens up about his new film Supernova, the challenge of playing a person with early-onset dementia, and what it was like working so intimately with his close friend and co-star Colin Firth. CBC Music's Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe tells us about her brand new gig hosting The Block, a two-hour weekday radio show dedicated to music by Bl…
 
Katelyn Brower, the Social Media Manager at Sterling, joins the show to share her journey from English major to leading social media marketing and management for global brands. Hear how to prioritize your efforts on social media, manage frequent interruptions while working, use social media for your personal and business benefit, approach social li…
 
Jesse Jones and former MuchMusic VJ Master T discuss their virtual concert series Tribute to the Legends of Reggae: The Bob Marley Edition, explaining why the month-long initiative is as much a celebration of reggae music as it is the legacy of Jones's mother, Canadian reggae promoter Denise Jones. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on…
 
Musician Femi Kuti talks about following in the footsteps of his late father, Nigerian music legend and Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, and how his own son, Made Kuti, is now doing the same. Actress, director and producer Fabienne Colas discusses her work overseeing nine Black film festivals around the world in a mission to amplify Black voices and cha…
 
Jasmine de Gaia, Executive Director of Transformation at JPMorgan Chase & Co., explains how the advancement of digital innovation in low-tech and high-tech industries is transforming the cultural fabric of our lives. If we adopt Jasmine's notion that ‘every company has become a tech company,’ it becomes of crucial importance that educators are prep…
 
Rupi Kaur talks about her new poetry collection Home Body and shares how sudden fame impacted her mental health. Sisters Este, Danielle and Alana Haim of the band HAIM open up about sexism, sisterhood and their latest album Women in Music Pt. III. Author Walter Mosley discusses his groundbreaking novel Devil in a Blue Dress on its 30th anniversary.…
 
Actress Robin Wright talks about making her directorial debut with the film Land, her experience on House of Cards, and how she overcame her fears of being a "late bloomer." New York Times reporter Liz Day unpacks the story behind the new documentary Framing Britney Spears, which has helped renew public concern for the pop star's health and well-be…
 
Director Shaka King discusses his new film Judas and the Black Messiah about the rise and fall of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, and tells us why it was important to set the record straight on the Black Panther Party's legacy. Pop superstar Harry Styles talks about experiencing a "big turning point" after leaving One Direction and releasing his…
 
Jean Schulz talks about carrying on the Peanuts legacy with The Snoopy Show on Apple TV+ and shares some fond memories of her late husband Charles Schulz. Pianist, composer and visual artist Jason Moran explains how the late acclaimed writer Toni Morrison influenced his new solo piano album, The Sound Will Tell You. Canadian singer-songwriter Dan H…
 
Rob Balasabas, the Video and Content Strategist and TubeBuddy Partnership Manager, joins the show to share his journey from being shy growing up to making a living off videos, livestreams, and helping other content creators. Hear how to humanize your brand, create helpful videos and livestreams, build connections with and among your audience, inspi…
 
American Vogue's former editor-at-large André Leon Talley discusses the magic of New York City's Studio 54, how the pandemic is changing our idea of formal wear, and what he thought of the fashion on U.S. presidential inauguration day. Artist Dan Pietens talks about his detailed graphite portraits of NHL hockey players and how drawing changed his l…
 
We’re talking to Ohio State graduates, Ruby Xun and Melissa Liang, who reached the finale of Best of Student Startups (BOSS) last year. While Covid-19 derailed execution plans for their sustainable fashion platform, Twirl, the applied learning experience at BOSS endowed them with useful insights for creating, maintaining, and growing a business. We…
 
The artistic director of the Stratford Festival, Antoni Cimolino, shares his memories of the late Christopher Plummer from both on and off the stage. On this week's screen panel, Teri Hart and Kathleen Newman-Bremang reflect on Christopher Plummer's career and also discuss the Weeknd's history-making performance at Super Bowl LV. Toronto actor and …
 
Musician Dave Grohl talks about the Foo Fighters' new album Medicine at Midnight, what it was like performing at U.S. President Joe Biden's inaugural celebration, and how music saved him after the death of his friend and former Nirvana bandmate Kurt Cobain. On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Vivek Shraya discuss the backlash facing r…
 
Toronto singer-songwriter Tamara Lindeman of The Weather Station talks about her new album Ignorance, which sees her grapple with climate grief over the destruction of our environment. Canadian filmmaker Kelly Fyffe-Marshall opens up about her highly publicized experience with racial profiling and how she channelled that trauma into a new short fil…
 
Tim Timmons, the MLB Umpire, joins the show to share his journey from growing up loving baseball to umpiring in the big leagues for over two decades, including the World Series, several playoff series, and multiple All-Star Games. Hear his most memorable moments on the field, the lessons he’s learned from baseball, how he partners with UMPS CARE, q…
 
Author, public speaker and humourist Fran Lebowitz talks about her decades-long writer's block, New York in the 1970s and why she chooses to live a virtually technology-free lifestyle. Montreal singer-songwriter Patrick Watson performs a few songs from his latest album, Wave, which was inspired by a long spell of melancholia. Glamour Ghoul author S…
 
Author Robert Jones Jr. talks about his new novel The Prophets and the influence James Baldwin had on his life and career. Natalia Kaliada is the co-founder of Belarus Free Theatre, she talks about the radical art coming out of Belarus and Russia. Canada Reads is just over a month a way, so Kim's Convenience star Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, who is defendin…
 
Welcome to the Soma collective podcast with me your host for this episode Peter Ostick, where we look to find the intersection between consciousness, creativity and the art of living. This week I am delighted to have on the show Megan Osborn. Megan specialises in Neuro Emotional Technique (NET) which is a process for unlocking negative emotional co…
 
Damon Gameau is an Australian film director, producer, author and activist. In 2015, he released his debut feature documentary That Sugar Film, which became the highest grossing Australian documentary of all time, it was released in over 25 territories and picked up a host of awards around the world. His accompanying campaign book, That Sugar Book,…
 
Groundwork USA shares our mission to move youth from the classroom to the forest, learning and thriving in the great outdoors. Today, Curt Collier and Lucy Crespo talk about how they’re combating environmental and socio-cultural barriers to getting kids outdoors, to make the mountains mainstream for urban youth. We discuss the cultural and generati…
 
YouTuber Lilly Singh talks about her Canadian roots, Kamala Harris, the pressure of late-night TV and what she's learned along the way. On this week's screen panel, Ishani Nath and Kathleen Newman-Bremang take a look at three new TV series that are getting a ton of buzz: Bridgerton, Bling Empire and WandaVision. Canadian actor and dancer Brennan Cl…
 
Canadian actor brother duo Stephan James and Shamier Anderson talk about launching The Black Academy to support, empower and celebrate emerging Black talent across Canada. On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Vivek Shraya discuss how Adele's record-smashing album 21 has held up 10 years after its release. Colin Meloy of The Decemberist…
 
The X-Files and Californication actor David Duchovny talks about his fourth novel Truly Like Lightning, his new single Layin' on the Tracks and his thoughts about art as religion. Poet, musician and visual artist Ian Kamau discusses the essential role of artists as explored in his latest spoken word piece Non Essential. Married songwriting duo Kris…
 
Filmmaker Ramin Bahrani discusses his latest film, The White Tiger, and explains why he's drawn to stories about the ambition of the underdog in the face of crushing poverty. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new novel to check out: How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones. Comedian Ali Hassan shares a playlist o…
 
Jasmine Star, the Photographer, Business Strategist, and Founder of Social Curator, joins the show to share her journey from dropping out of law school to becoming the internationally-recognized creative entrepreneur. Hear how to rock it on social media as an entrepreneur, find out what resonates with your audience, when to create a separate accoun…
 
Stage and screen legend Cicely Tyson reflects on how she helped pave the way for more complex and layered Black storytelling in Hollywood. Grammy Award-winning Canadian drummer Larnell Lewis talks about revisiting a selection of tracks off his debut album In the Moment, and shares how his family lineage has informed his musical journey. Mohawk actr…
 
Tim Mitchell, executive director of The Alabama School of Fine Arts (ASFA), has mastered the (seemingly) impossible: he’s curated a hugely-successful fine art, math, and science institution — within the state’s public school system. With 85-95% scholarship rates for college — compared to the national average of 15% — it’s clear that their diverse s…
 
Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis discusses his latest album The Democracy! Suite, and shares why he thinks jazz is the perfect metaphor for democracy. Playwright and performer Yulissa Campos, the founder of Saskatoon's Ay, Caramba! Theatre, talks about her new play I, Frida, and how it was inspired by her life and th…
 
Dakota Johnson discusses her intense role in the new comedy-drama film Our Friend, and talks about why, as a third-generation actress, the only career that ever occurred to her was acting. Children's author Wesley King talks about collaborating with the late Kobe Bryant on The Wizenard Series, about the ups and downs of youth basketball, and what's…
 
American comedians W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu, the hosts of the political comedy podcast Politically Re-Active, share what they're thinking now that Joe Biden is their president. Black Buck author Mateo Askaripour tells us how writing his debut novel with Black readers in mind gave him freedom in his craft, and shares how his own experiences …
 
Comedian Amber Ruffin and her sister Lacey Lamar comment on Inauguration Day and share some of the stories they write about in their new book, You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism. Tech and culture journalist Alyssa Bereznak explains why a group of TikTok content creators are facing a lawsuit from a Los Angeles la…
 
Jordan West, the Co-Founder of Mindful Marketing Co and Little and Lively, joins the show to share his journey from paramedic to generating over $250,000 in sales in 24 hours. Hear how to create successful eCommerce launches, build an engaging VIP group, what organic posts can teach you about paid ads, business lessons Jordan applies from being a p…
 
Kim's Convenience star Andrew Phung reflects on the wild success of the hit Canadian comedy sitcom and why it represents "more than just tokenism." Singer Maynard James Keenan of Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer talks about Puscifer's new album Existential Reckoning, his storied career and his battle with COVID-19. Actress Tippi Hedren opens up …
 
At just 23 years old, Imran Nuri is transforming the way America approaches philanthropy with his impactful non-profit, The 52 Million Project. His subscription-based program, which costs $1 a week, donated just over $30,000 to 52 different non-profits last year. By breaking down the barriers of donating, students, young professionals, and local co…
 
Country music star Morgan Wallen reflects on the pitfalls of fame, his Saturday Night Live debacle and his new hit record, Dangerous: The Double Album. Toronto-based R&B singer-songwriter Savannah Ré talks about her debut EP Opia, a collection of nine songs that speak to the complexities of love, connection and vulnerability. Playwright and directo…
 
Jasmine Hemsley is a three-time best-selling author, the Founder of Hemsley + Hemsley and East by West, a TV presenter with a show broadcast in over 25 countries. She’s Listed in the top 20 UK chefs. A writer and consultant on food and wellness lifestyle for numerous brands including Goop and Chopra, Jasmine is a contributor for Eco Age and the app…
 
Author Angie Thomas talks about Concrete Rose, the prequel to her bestselling novel The Hate U Give, and why this time she wanted to tell a story through the eyes of a young Black man. On this week's q This music panel, Vivek Shraya and Maura Johnston look ahead to some of the big albums that will be coming out in 2021, including releases from Drak…
 
According to science, happiness occurs when chemicals like endorphins, dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin are released. Dr Saamdu Chetri, however, defines happiness as “living in harmony with nature, living in harmony and balance with others around you and being in touch with yourself and your own wisdom.” Since 1971, the country of Bhutan has priori…
 
Colour specialist Leatrice Eiseman reveals why Pantone broke tradition and settled for two colours of the year in 2021. All five of this year's Canada Reads panellists — Roger Mooking, Devery Jacobs, Rosey Edeh, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee and Scott Helman — introduce us to the books they're championing. CBC Podcast Playlist host Elamin Abdelmahmoud shares …
 
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