Raina Douris is the award-winning radio host of CBC Radio 2 in the mornings. In today’s episode we talk about Raina’s career in radio from Ryerson to Q107 to getting fired from Corus and then leading the start-up Indie88 to now being the morning host on CBC Radio2 national morning show.
Brian Jackson is the Editor of ITBusiness.ca and the Social Media Director of IT World Canada.
Recorded live at Girth Radio.
The following is a podcast rebroadcast. In late September we spoke with the one-time Toronto mayoral candidate, former Liberal MPP and Ontario’s first openly gay MPP and Ontario cabinet minister, George Smitherman.
Here’s my conversation with George Smitherman.
Jim Creeggan is 1/4 of the Canadian pop-rock band, Barenaked Ladies.
In this episode we talk about:
– his friendship with Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip
– the influence The Hip has had on him and Barenaked Ladies
– How Jim started in music and ended up with BNL
– How Jim almost quit BNL
– Why Steven Page left the band
– Jim’s favourite BNL song and album
– Jim’s new project with his wife called, The Together Project
– Listener questions and so much more!
Intro music by Aafraz Mulji
Desmond Cole is an award-winning journalist and activist. A former staff writer at Torontoist, his work has also appeared in The Walrus, Toronto Life, VICE, NOW Magazine, and Ethnic Aisle.
Cole’s work focuses primarily on social justice, equity, immigration, systemic racism, and poverty.
Cole currently writes for the Toronto Star and can also be heard on Toronto’s CFRB 1010.
Music by Afraaz Mulji.
Saul Colt is The Smartest Man In The world. Just ask Google. In this exclusive chat we discussed how Saul went from sideburns to a full beard, how the Pope crashed his bar mitzvah, why Pokemon Go will fail, Ghostbusters and, for some reason, my toes.
Music by Afraaz Mulji.
After more than 30 episodes my podcast, Welcome!, is now out of beta. What does this mean?
Well, before today, the only way to listen to my conversations with some really cool people was through the Girth Radio website, MixCloud or here. As of today, you can now listen to Welcome! on any computer or smartphone from anywhere in the world on your favourite app.
You might be asking yourselves, what do I do now? Great question! If you haven’t done so, download one of the above apps to your smartphone (or computer). Then go to my show (links are provided above) and subscribe/start listening.
I welcome (see what I did there?) all feedback. In fact, it would be amazing if you could comment and leave a rating (the more starts the merrier!) on the app you use to listen to me. You can also comment below.
Coming soon: A professionally designed logo!
The following article was originally posted on Girth Radio.
Published on: February 11, 2016
Adam Mintz is the founder, President and CEO of Toronto-based apparel company, Athletes Collective.
In this episode we chat about Adam’s foray into entrepreneurship, his background in fashion, why he has always wanted to own his own business, how Athletes Collective began, his failed Kickstarter campaign and how he rose from the ashes to build an advisory board and obtain some seed money.
This post was originally posted on Girth Radio on January 5, 2016.
Sammy Younan has his own IMBD page, has been nominated for an Oscar (or at least a movie he worked on has), is a published author and has interviewed Dallas Green (City & Colour and Alexisonfire), Gerry Dee, and many others. He is also an entrepreneur and the curator for Girth Radio.