Who is Sean Sirianni? He’s the Creative Imbalance podcast host, videographer, and hack comedian who loves to eat chicken wings. This is Sean Sirianni.
Kristin leads her own R&B band in original tunes infused with her signature super funky soul grooves (Massive Stride available now on iTunes), she is a featured soloist in the live and recorded versions of Anthony Braxton’s experimental opera Trillium J, a member of both Braxton’s Ghost Trance Choir and Christine Duncan’s The Element Choir, creator of the creative vocal/dance trio celeste, and half of the hip folky duo K Funk and Lady Ree.
Big Dumb Heart
You For You
The Man Is Optional
Recorded Live inside Girth Radio studios.
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I’m currently reading Jason Zinoman’s Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night. So, in the spirit of Letterman’s Top Ten List here are my top episodes of 2017 (based on listens):
1.) When he made his appearance on Welcome!, Jagmeet Singh was still an NDP MPP in Ontario and had not yet decided on running for the leadership of the NDP federal party. Soon after his appearance, well, as they say, the rest is history.
2.) In early 2017, I had Mathew Ingram on. Part of our conversation centered around Donald Trump’s impact on the current media landscape which continues to change.
3.) More than a year ago (in 2016) Morgan P. Campbell made his first of two appearances. We discussed racism in sports (specifically baseball), football and the issue of concussions, and even steroids in professional and amateur sports.
4.) Sulemaan Ahmed is one of the parents behind the #NoFLyListKids initiative that (crazy as it sounds) still continues today.
5.) Twitter remains my personal favourite social media platform. And it was a pleasure to have Cameron Gordon, Twitter Canada’s Head of Communication on.
6.) One of the first female veejay’s on Much Music was Erica Ehm. She’s also a successful entrepreneur.
7.) Salim Naran and I used to run together while in primary school. I’m so proud to see all the success he has had over the years.
8.) In this episode with Jay Soul (aka CHIPPEWAR) we talk about cultural appropriation, truth and reconciliation, missing and murdered Indigenous women and children, how residential schools is still happening today, the problem with Canada 150 and so much more!
9.) Mark Evans is a consultant helping fast growing companies grow faster. In this episode we talked about startups, technology, journalism and urban planning.
10.) Brett Wilson is a former Dragon on CBC’s popular Dragon’s Den, head of Prairie Merchant Corporation and part owner of the NHL’s Nashville Predators.
In this conversation, recorded just before the 2017 holidays, I chat with Hessie about how companies are going to be using Artificial Intelligence in 2018.
I recently sat down with John Ellis, a big data futurist, on his thesis regarding the “Zero Dollar Car”.
I got my first start in media with Techvibes as their Toronto Community Manager (if we don’t include a couple of appearances on York University’s community radio station in the early 1990s). I’ve been removed as an “author” from Techvibes but most of my work still remains on the website.
Recently, I’ve contributed to itbusiness.ca as a community blogger. However, I had not contributed for a while until very recently. Moving forward, I’ll be doing my best to contribute on a weekly basis. This time via the spoken word.
Introducing: Tech Talks with Karim Kanji. Hosted on Mixcloud and distributed by itbusiness, Tech Talks will feature bite-sized conversations with leaders in technology and business.
My first conversation was with Seth Greene. Businesses are using podcasts as a platform for marketing now more than ever and leading this trend is Seth Greene. I hope you enjoy!
Lindsay Dunn is the lead anchor for the new Global News Durham. She’s also a huge basketball fan who grew up in the middle of hockeytown.
Today’s episode is a special Remembrance Day Special.
Major Adam Saunders is with the Royal Regiment of Canada.
Intro music by Aafraz Mulji