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An Oral History Of Nardwuar The Human Serviette

February 20, 2020

A deep dive into the past and present of one of the strangest personalities to ever emerge from the country’s media

The Secret Diary of Ed the Sock

November 30, 2014

Steven Kerzner may be the most famous TV peformer you’ve never heard of. His hand has insulted some of the biggest pop stars in the world. Crouched just out of frame, he had a worm’s eye view of the heyday of CityTV and Muchmusic, and he tells Jesse all.

MuchMusic isn’t dead, but we should probably kill it

July 28, 2014

Show notes Episode Rundown   0:42 The eulogies of MuchMusic (link) (link) (link) 01:50 Greg O’Brien, Editor & publisher of (link) 03:12 Moses Znaimer (link) 03:28 Peter Nygard (link) 04:58 “…under their CRTC licence, they have to air 12 hours of music videos everyday. They accepted that when they took ownership of the licence. … Continued

MuchMusic isn’t dead, but we should probably kill it

July 27, 2014

MuchMusic and dozens of other specialty channels collect millions of dollars a year from subscribers who didn’t ask for them and don’t watch them. Meanwhile, channels are laying off their staffs and producing less meaningful content than ever. Is it time to cut the cord on the protected cable business?

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