#0564: Rod Pyle; Ann Charles; & Ernie Smith

NASA expert, Rod Pyle, author of First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience & Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age, talks about the SpaceX launch that put American astronauts into space from American soil for the first time in nine years.

Mystery writer, Ann Charles, who has released the 11th novel in her Deadwood series called Devil Days in Deadwood.

Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium, with the history of all-you-can-eat buffets.

This week’s opening slate is presented by broadcaster, podcaster, radio consultant, voice specialist, and all around nice guy Matt Cundill. His company is Sound Off Media. Check out his podcast, The Sound Off Podcast.

 

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#0547: Jacqueline Newman; Andrew Umbrich; & Ernie Smith

Lawyer Jacqueline Newman is the author of The New Rules of Divorce: Twelve Secrets to Protecting Your Wealth, Health, and Happiness. In this modern age, you need to be careful as to how you email or text your impending ex.

Andrew Umbrich, the manager of the Takhini Hot Pools in Whitehorse in the Yukon on their annual International Hair Freezing Contest.

Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium, on the inventor of scratch lottery tickets.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Robbie Rist, actor/musician/producer and one of the hosts of The Spoon, one of the best podcasts on the planet.

 

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#0535: Chris Barbour; Anne Andrew; & Ernie Smith

Featuring TV writer/producer Chris Barbour; Dr. Anne Andrew, author of What They Don’t Teach in Prenatal Class: The Key to Raising Trouble-Free Kids & Teens; & Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium

Chris Barbour a television writer and producer who has worked on such shows at CBSCriminal Minds & CSI to name a few.

Dr. Anne Andrew, author of What They Don’t Teach in Prenatal Class: The Key to Raising Trouble-Free Kids & Teens, talks about the idea of a happy childhood is a reality or a myth.

Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium, on the idea of fax machines being used by newspapers to deliver their product.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Mike Babins, the co-owner of Evergreen Cannabis Society in Vancouver, BC.

 

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#0503: David Weitzner; Brian Skiba; & Ernie Smith

Featuring David Weitzner, author of Fifteen Paths: How to Tune Out Noise, Turn On Imagination and Find Wisdom; filmmaker Brian Skiba, director of Rottentail; & Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium

David Weitzner author of Fifteen Paths: How to Tune Out Noise, Turn On Imagination and Find Wisdom, talks about how to reclaim our world, to think, to create and be more democratically engaged.

Brian Skiba is the filmmaker behind the Easter holiday themed horror film, Rottentail

Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium, is back talking about how milk crates have historically had so many uses other than crating milk.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Bilal Butt, the afternoon drive announcer at Montreal’s CHOM 97.7.

 

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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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#0481: Anik Matern; Shannon O’Dowd; & David Buck

Featuring actress & acting coach, Anik Matern; Shannon O’Dowd, co-author of The Ultimate On-Camera Guidebook; & Tedium writer, David Buck

Actress & acting coach Anik Matern. She has started something for actors called Impro-Gym.

Shannon O’Dowd, co-author of The Ultimate On-Camera Guidebook.

David Buck, a writer for Tedium on the history of scale modelling.  David also writes for Nerdvana.

This week’s opening slate is presented by Montreal actor, comedian & writer, Terence Bowman. On December 14th at Montreal’s Mainline Theatre he’ll be presenting a live staged reading of the movie Die Hard featuring an all-female cast, a benefit for the Canadian Women’s Foundation.

 

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#0468: Dennis Palumbo; Ernie Smith; & Stuart Nulman

Featuring author & psychotherapist Dennis Palumbo; Tedium‘s Ernie Smith; & Stuart Nulman with Book Banter

Dennis Palumbo, author of the Daniel Rinaldi mysteries, is also a psychotherapist.  He’s back on the show, wearing his therapist hat to talk about getting inside the head of writers, based on an article he wrote for the summer issue of Suspense Magazine (his article can be found at the link on Page 100).  His fifth novel in the Daniel Rinaldi series is out called Head Wounds.

Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium, on the history of disposable cameras.

Stuart Nulman with another edition of Book Banter. This week’s reviewed title is The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish (Gallery Books, $35).  You can also read Stuart’s reviews in The Montreal Times.

This week’s opening slate is presented by actor Peter Keleghan. You can see him as Meyers on Murdoch Mysteries and Richard on Workin’ Moms, both on CBC. And if you find yourself in St. Catherines, Ontario this month of August check out his first stage play in decades called Renovations for Six at the Foster Festival.

 

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#0455: Robbie Rist; Ernie Smith; & Stuart Nulman

Featuring actor/musician Robbie Rist; Tedium‘s Ernie Smith; & Stuart Nulman with Book Banter

 

Actor/musician Robbie Rist, a very busy man who is also one of the hosts of the great podcast The Spoon

Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium, on the history of e-readers 

Stuart Nulman with another edition of Book Banter. This week’s reviewed title is My Days: Happy and Otherwise by Marion Ross (Kensington Books, $28.95).  You can also read Stuart’s reviews in The Montreal Times

This week’s opening slate is presented by Carl Theriault, Media & Public Relations for Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital. He’s also the French language host for the hospital’s Your Health podcast, which will begin starting May 10th

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#0408: Joe McClean; Gerald Leonard; & Ernie Smith

Indie filmmaker Joe McClean, whose new film is The Drama Club.  He shares the plight of indie filmmakers and the difficulties they have with distributors.  It’s something he wrote about in an article for The Wrap.

Gerald Leonard, author of  Culture Is The Bass: 7 Principles For Developing A Culture That Works! on how Uber can deal with its current rash of bad PR.  (On Gerald’s site you can take the 11 common mistakes online assessment for free by clicking here).

Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium, on the history of straws.

This week’s opening guest slate is presented by Linda Hoang a Digital Strategist and Edmonton-based blogger.  She’s also the founder of the Edmonton International Cat Festival, the only event of its kind in North America.

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#0402: Karin Roest; John Huber; & Ernie Smith

Former celebrity talent agent, Karin Roest; Clinical Forensic Psychologist, Dr. John Huber; & Tedium‘s Ernie Smith

Former celebrity talent agent, Karin Roest, shares her plan on how you can become “purposely famous.”

Clinical Forensic Psychologist, Dr. John Huber, Chairman of Mainstream Mental Health, on the connection between social media and depression.

Ernie Smith, founder of Tedium, on the history of lickable adhesive stamps.

This week’s opening guest slate is presented by actress, singer/songwriter Olivia d’Abo.  She’s also the co-host of the weekly podcast, Every Friday with Dan & Olivia.

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