#0577: Nick Santora; Dan Piraro; & Marc Hartzman

Featuring Nick Santora, executive producer & writer of The Fugitive on Quibi; Bizarro creator, Dan Piraro, author of Peyote Cowboy; and Marc Hartzman from WeirdHistorian.com


Nick Santora is the executive producer of the short from Quibi series reboot of The Fugitive,  starring Keifer Sutherland.  He’s also the author of a couple of favourite books of mine. Slip & Fall and the excellent page turner Fifteen Digits.

Dan Piraro, the creator of the Bizarro comic strip, has written a graphic novel called Peyote Cowboy, that you can read online for free.

Marc Hartzman, author of The Big Book of Mars: From Ancient Egypt to The Martian, A Deep-Space Dive into Our Obsession with the Red Planet is back on the show. He has the website, WeirdHistorian.com, and each month he’ll be here to feature an odd historical fact for the month.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Wendy Barrett-Stuart who is a cat rescuer. She runs Cats Manger Rescue.

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#0574: Cordelia Oxley; Charles Cutter; & Stuart Nulman

Featuring Cordelia Oxley, founder of The Book Fairies; Charles Cutter, author of Bear Bones: Murder at Sleeping Bear Dunes; & Stuart Nulman with Book Banter


Cordelia Oxley, founder of The Book Fairies, who leave books for total strangers to find.

Charles Cutter, author of the mystery thriller, Bear Bones: Murder at Sleeping Bear Dunes.

Stuart Nulman with another edition of Book Banter. This week’s reviewed title is You Can’t Catch Me by Catherine McKenzie (Simon & Schuster, $24).  You can also read Stuart’s reviews in The Montreal Times.

This week’s opening slate is presented by playwright Steve Galluccio, Montreal based screenwriter and playwright with such hits as the film Mambo Italiano, based on his successful play, plus Funkytown and also the TV series Ciao Bella. He also wrote the 2018 film Little Italy, starring Emma Roberts, Hayden Christensen, Danny Aiello and Andrea Martin.

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#0573: Dr. Katie Mack; Marc Hartzman; & Andrew Fazekas


Theoretical astrophysicist, Dr. Katie Mack, is the author of The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking).  Find out the possible ways that our universe comes to an end.

Marc Hartzman is the author of The Big Book of Mars: From Ancient Egypt to The Martian, A Deep-Space Dive into Our Obsession with the Red Planet.

Science writer, Andrew Fazekas, The Night Sky Guy, author of National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky, talks about the splashdown of the SpaceX capsule and the Mars mission.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Yoga Akal, numerologist to the stars and also a speaker, activist and teacher.

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#0572: Linara Washington; Natalile Davis; & Stuart Nulman

Featuring Linara Washington, star of Casting The Net; Natalie Davis, founder of Verdant Square Radio; & Stuart Nulman with Book Banter


Linara Washington, one of the stars of the UrbanflixTV program called Casting The Net. It’s a comedy about three actresses that was created and written by Andrew P. Jones, who is Linara’s husband.

Natalie Davis, the founder & program director of Verdant Square Radio, formerly GDPR: Revolution 99. It’s one of the homes of The Stuph File Program.

Stuart Nulman with another edition of Book Banter. This week’s reviewed title is Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask by Jon Pessah (Little, Brown, $38).   You can also read Stuart’s reviews in The Montreal Times.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Terence Winkless author of From the Inside: My Life As Bingo of the Banana Splits. He was a guest recently on #0568.

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#0571: Hank Phillippi Ryan & Andrew Fazekas


Hank Phillippi Ryan is an investigative TV reporter and also a best selling thriller writer. Her latest novel is The First to Lie.

Science writer, Andrew Fazekas, The Night Sky Guy, author of National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky, talks about the 3D mapping of the Universe. (Patreon subscribers can listen to a Patreon Reward Extra with bonus interview content with Andrew Fazekas).

This week’s opening slate is presented by David Soroka, plumber to the stars.

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#0570: Naya Rivera; Matthew McGregor; & Stuart Nulman

Featuring actress Naya Rivera; Matthew McGregor, CEO of 22 App; & Stuart Nulman with Book Banter


We remember actress Naya Rivera from Glee, who sadly passed away in a drowning accident last week. We feature a Stuph File Program chat from October 2009.

Matthew McGregor, the CEO of 22 Apps.

Stuart Nulman with another edition of Book Banter. This week’s reviewed title is The Eighth Wonder of the World: The True Story of André the Giant by Bertrand Hebert & Pat Laprade  (ECW Press, $34.95).   You can also read Stuart’s reviews in The Montreal Times.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Mickey Mikkelson who runs the PR firm, Creative Edge.

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#0569: Suzy Vadori; Anthony D.P. Mann; & Andrew Fazekas


Suzy Vadori is the author of the Young Adult novel, Wall of Wishes, the third novel of a trilogy.

Anthony D.P. Mann, the founder of Bleak December Inc., discusses working on the radio dramas he creates.

Science writer, Andrew Fazekas, The Night Sky Guy, author of National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky, talks about the latest comet to grace the heavens.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Patrick Henry Charles, a musician & a web content creator.

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#0568: Peter James; Terence Winkless; & Stuart Nulman

Featuring Peter James, author of Find Them Dead; Terence Winkless, author of From the Inside: My Life As Bingo of the Banana Splits; & Stuart Nulman with Book Banter


Peter James, author of the amazing Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series of thrillers, is coming out with his 16th novel in the series, called Find Them Dead.

Terence Winkless is the author of From the Inside: My Life As Bingo of the Banana Splits.

Stuart Nulman with another edition of Book Banter. This week’s reviewed title is Always Remembered by Danny Gallagher (Scoop Press, $24.50).   You can also read Stuart’s reviews in The Montreal Times.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Eric Cohen a Journalist/Producer/Musician and the hardest working man in showbiz. You can also check out his YouTube channel, Airdrum Showdown

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#0567: Jane Jenkins Herlong; Todd Cochrane; & Gary Phillips


Jane Jenkins Herlong is the author of Rhinestones on My Flip-Flops: Choosing Extravagant Joy in the Midst of Everyday Mess-Ups.

Todd Cochrane is the CEO of Blubrry.

Gary Phillips is the author of Matthew Henson and the Ice Temple of Harlem, a pulp novel featuring a real life adventurer.

This week’s opening slate is presented by podcaster Bryan Tobin, the host of Tobin Tonight.

(Also featured on the show, the video story of The Exploding Whale and references to my blog piece, The Lonely Sock).

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#0566: Dr. Joanna Dodd Massey; Sam Mak; & Chantelle Aimee Osman


Joanna Dodd Massey is the author of Culture Shock: Surviving Five Generations in One Workplace.

Sam Mak is the author of Muslim Mythbusting: What One Fourth of the World Really Believes.

Chantelle Aimee Osman is the editor of Agora Books, a new, diverse publishing imprint.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Detlev Schmalhaus, technical rep at Proden Enterprises and my best friend since college.

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