#0502: Chris Browning; Andrew Fazekas; & Paul Hellman

Featuring actor Chris Browning; science writer, Andrew Fazekas, author of National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky; & Paul Hellman, author of You’ve Got 8 Seconds

Actor Chris Browning, who has a recurring role on season 5 of Bosch, which can be seen on Amazon Prime and Crave.

Science writer, Andrew Fazekas, The Night Sky Guy, talks about his new book, National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky.

Consultant Paul Hellman, author of You’ve Got 8 Seconds, talks about how you can overcome the population’s shrinking attention span when you need to get your word across.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Dave Bronstetter, a retired CBC broadcaster who does a podcast with his former CBC colleague, Yvan Huneault, called Grumpod.

 

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#0501: Richard Pryor Jr.; Rebecca Metz; & Josh Frank

Richard Pryor Jr., author of In a Pryor Life, a book that shares his story and the life he had growing up as the son of a comedic genius.

Actress Rebecca Metz, star of two TV shows, FX’s Better Things and Disney Channel’s hit, Coop & Cami Ask The World

Josh Frank, author of Giraffes on Horseback Salad: Salvador Dali, the Marx Brothers, and the Strangest Movie Never Made, which takes a look at the connection between Salvador Dali & The Marx Brothers and the movie they never made.

This week’s opening slate is presented by actor Sherman Augustus, who plays Nathanial Moon on the excellent AMC series, Into The Badlands. The last eight episodes of its third and final season start airing on Sunday, March 24th. Check your local listings.

 

 

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#0500: Jed Allan; Clint Masse; & Stuart Nulman

Featuring soap star Jed Allan; maze creator, Clint Masse; & Stuart Nulman with Book Banter

We remember soap star Jed Allan, who passed away at the age of 84.  He starred in many daytime soaps, including Days Of Our Lives, Santa Barbara, General Hospital, Love Of Life, Secret Storm and more.  Plus he was Ian Ziering’s TV Dad on Beverly Hills, 90210.  He also wrote a memoir called Please, Spell the Name Right.

Clint Moss is a Manitoba farmer who earned the Guinness World Record for creating the world’s largest snow maze.

Stuart Nulman with another edition of Book Banter. This week’s reviewed title is American Prison: A Reporter’s Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment by Shane Bauer (Penguin Press, $37)   You can also read Stuart’s reviews in The Montreal Times.

This week’s opening slate is presented by me, Peter Anthony Holder, host of The Stuph File Program as we mark the 500th episode.

 

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#0499: Andrew Fazekas; David Allensworth; & Edward “Torchy” Smith

Featuring science writer, Andrew Fazekas, “The Night Sky Guy”; David Allensworth, writer/director of the horror film Soul To Keep; & Edward “Torchy” Smith, author of Shooting the Breeze with Baby Boomer Stars!: Surprising Celebrity Conversations for the Retro Generation

Science writer, Andrew Fazekas, The Night Sky Guy, talks about Canada’s upcoming project with NASA to help build and operate the Lunar Orbiting Platform-Gateway.

David Allensworth, the writer & director of the film Soul To Keep, a horror flick with a few twists.

Edward “Torchy” Smith, the author of Shooting the Breeze with Baby Boomer Stars!: Surprising Celebrity Conversations for the Retro Generation

This week’s opening slate is presented by John Mouw, manager for media services & classroom technology & chief engineer at WLSL-LP 92.7 Dade City, FL, Saint Leo University Radio, one of the many stations you can find The Stuph File Program on weekly. This show airs there at 8pm on Fridays.

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#0498: Dr. John Huber; Lorraine Justice; & Stuart Nulman

Featuring clinical forensic psychologist Dr John Huber; Lorraine Justice, author of The Future of Design: Global Product Innovation for a Complex World; & Stuart Nulman with Book Banter

Clinical Forensic Psychologist, Dr John Huber, is back to talk about mental health and the healing properties of humour.

Lorraine Justice, author of, The Future of Design: Global Product Innovation for a Complex World, discusses robots in the workforce.

Stuart Nulman with another edition of Book Banter. This week’s reviewed title is I’m Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-Up Comedy’s Golden Era by William Knoedelseder (Public Affairs, $22.49).  You can also read Stuart’s reviews in The Montreal Times.  Stuart also mentioned a famed Denver bookstore called The Tattered Cover.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Puelo Deir, a PR specialist who has worked on many projects. There are several Montreal shot movies coming out in 2019 that he’s publicizing, including Long Shot starring Charlize Theron; Pet Sematary starting Jason Clarke and John Lithgow; Midway directed by Roland Emmerich. He’s currently working on Dreamland starring Gary Oldman, Armie Hammer and Evangeline Lilly.

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#0497: Claus Böbel; James Geary; & Dr. Nicole Kelly

Claus Böbel is a fourth generation butcher in Germany who just opened the Böbel Bratwurst Bed & Breakfast, an all bratwurst themed hotel.

James Geary, author of Wit’s End: The Science, Psychology, and Soul of Wit.

Dr. Nicole Kelly, author of Charming Cheaters: Protect Yourself from the Sociopaths, Psychopaths, and Sexopaths in Your Life, talks about sociopaths and psychopaths.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Rick Blue, half of Canada’s favourite comedy musical duo, Bowser & Blue.  They have a lot of upcoming shows including March 2nd at the Morrin Centre in Quebec City and March 30th for the 50th anniversary of Dawson College.  Check their website for more dates.

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#0496: Ivan Obolensky; Jillian Clare; & Ernie Smith

Featuring Ivan Obolensky, author of Eye of the Moon; actress Jillian Clare, producer & star of the indie flick, Pretty Broken; & Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium

Ivan Obolensky, author of Eye of the Moon, talks about his Gothic mystery and also about the 1% of which he was privileged to grow up as.

Actress Jillian Clare who produced and stars in the indie flick, Pretty Broken.

Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium, on the history of the suggestion box.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Craig Francis, co-author & co-creator of several shows at Kidoons, including Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea & Jungle Book. He’s also working as a producer and stage manager on BOOM X — Rick Miller’s Gen X hit — as it tours Canada.

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#0495: Kristoff St. John; Terry Virts; & Douglas Bevans & Alaya Boisvert

Featuring actor Kristoff St. John; astronaut Terry Virts, author of View From Above: An Astronaut Photographs the World; & Douglas Bevans & Alaya Boisvert, co-hosts of the podcast, Adventures In Co-Parenting

We remember actor Kristoff St. John, from The Young & The Restless, who passed away last week at the young age of 52 with part of an interview we did back in 2004.

Astronaut Terry Virts, author of View From Above: An Astronaut Photographs the World.

Douglas Bevans & Alaya Boisvert, co-hosts of the podcast Adventures In Co-Parenting

This week’s opening slate is presented by relationship coach, Frank Kermit.

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#0494: Marty Vargas & Steven David Elliot

Marty Vargas, author of A Place for You by Marty Vargas: How I Found My Homeless Mom and How it Changed My Life, shares the story of the search for his homeless birth mother, who was on the streets for over 20 years.

Steven David Elliot, author of Mingle: The Art of Face-to-Face Networking in the Digital Era talks about face-to-face communication in the social media era.  (If you want a free pdf copy of his book, you can find it by going to his website at RockStarConnect.com, go to the Contact Page and just say that you want a free copy!)

This week’s opening slate is presented by Julie Gedeon, a writer & editor of Montreal Home and various other magazines throughout North America. She also teaches writing in Hudson, Quebec. 

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#0493: Rod Pyle; Michael Peres; & Stuart Nulman

NASA expert, Rod Pyle, author of Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age, which takes a look at where space exploration is heading in the next two decades.

Web developer and serial tech entrepreneur, Michael Peres, on his new web-series called Travelpreneurs: Breaking The 9 To 5.  You can also find him on Instagram as @mike.514.

Stuart Nulman with another edition of Book Banter. This week’s reviewed title is Game by Joan Sullivan (Breakwater Books, $19.95).  You can also read Stuart’s reviews in The Montreal Times.

Also mentioned on the show was the Astronomers Without Borders two hour special I co-hosted with science writer Andrew Fazekas called Watch the Moon Turn Red: A Total Lunar Eclipse. It was streamed live on Sunday, January 20th, the night of the Lunar Eclipse, but you can still watch it on YouTube.

This week’s opening slate is presented Geeta Nadkarni, a former media personality turned business coach, helping people monetize their purpose. She helps entrepreneurs position themselves at a premium and then use uncommon PR techniques to influence buyers around the world. You can reach her on Instagram as @lifewithgeeta.

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