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Golden Globe-winning comedian Ramy Youssef talks about his eponymous series Ramy, how he finds humour in religion, and the role of comedy in 2020. Oscar-winning screenwriter Charlie Kaufman discusses his debut novel Antkind, a surreal and satirical story about a film critic who's trying to rescue a...
Jim Carrey and Dana Vachon talk about co-authoring the actor's new semi-autobiographical novel Memoirs and Misinformation, which melds fact with fiction — and turns Rodney Dangerfield into a rhinoceros. Tech and culture journalist Alyssa Bereznak unpacks the controversy around the recent wave of ...
Grammy Award-winning producer and sound engineer David Strickland tells us how his Indigenous heritage shaped the making of his new album, Spirit of Hip Hop. Grammy Award-winning banjoist Béla Fleck discusses the re-release of his film, Throw Down Your Heart, which explores the racialized history...
From the CBC archives comes WireTap. WireTap was a podcast... before there were podcasts. The program, which ran on CBC Radio for 11 years, invites listeners to eavesdrop on host Jonathan Goldstein's phone calls with his friends and family. Subscribe and listen to WireTap at
The author of Crazy Rich Asians and Rich People Problems, Kevin Kwan, talks about his latest novel of love among the jet-setting mega-rich, Sex and Vanity. On this week's screen panel, John Semley and Kathleen Newman-Bremang discuss the impact of white voice actors stepping down from their roles as...
Full story - December 10, 2015
Dee Snider of Twisted Sister
Dee Snider became friends with Trump, and let him use "We're Not Going To Take It" for the campaign. But now, the Twisted Sister frontman isn't so sure it was a good idea.
Full story - December 04, 2015
Gina Yashere on laughing in the face of bigotry
British-Nigerian standup comedian Gina Yashere makes a career of using subversive humor to expose the eccentricies of modern society toward race.
Full story - November 30, 2015
Adele dropped her first new album in seven years last week. Judging by the sales she racked up, her fans sure missed her. Adele explains what took so long.
Full story - November 18, 2015
Tracy Chapman
Twenty-seven years ago, Tracy Chapman’s debut album launched her career as a popular singer songwriter. She has since released eight top-selling albums and maintained a world-wide following. Now, she’s releasing an album of her greatest hits. It’s intended to be a crowd-pleaser, she says.
Full story - April 21, 2015
Comedian Marc Maron performs on stage at The New Yorker Comedy Playlist, 2014.
Onetime standup comic Marc Maron has his issues. Who knew his rocky, self-absorbed, empathetic-free past would prepare him so well to be a good listener, someone who shares and draws out new stories from Jenny Slate, Robin Williams, Mick Jagger or, now, President Barack Obama?
Full story - October 04, 2014
Lena Dunham (second from right) and the other principal actors of the hit HBO series, Girls.
Lena Dunham doesn't hold much back when it comes to mining her life — warts and all — for material. "From an early age, I found the concept of secrecy really destructive," she says. In her new book, that includes her struggles with OCD and criticism of her hit show, Girls.
Full story - July 28, 2014
Mick Ebeling says watching Daniel eat with his prosthetic arm was on par with witnessing the birth of his children.
Sudan has been ravaged by years of war, costing many Sudanese life and limb. But for those who have lost a limb, there's new hope. A California man has created a project to use 3-D printers to make new artificial limbs.
Full story - May 06, 2014
Boko Haram
The abduction of nearly 300 girls by an Islamist group called Boko Haram took place just as the South Korea ferry disaster happened — so the Western media ignored it. This is about to change.