In this episode, Steve and Diana go on an EPIC journey with none other than legendary comedian and weed aficionado, Tommy Chong. What do they talk about? WHAT DO THEY NOT TALK ABOUT?! In a beautifully unique twist, Tommy then shines a posthumous light on someone we should all know more about in Canada – poet Patrick Lane.
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Ron Sexsmith & Lori Cullen
This week, Diana and Steve chat with the songwriter’s songwriter of songwriters. None other than Mr. Ron Sexsmith. Ron then shines the spotlight on his fellow musician, songwriter and friend Lori Cullen.
Mary Walsh & Dave Sullivan
This week we head east to celebrate Canada’s Queen (and Princess Warrior) of Comedy, Mary Walsh. Mary then shines the spotlight on her fellow Newfoundland comedian and writer, Dave Sullivan.
Randy Bachman & Tal Bachman
This week we keep Season Two rocking and rolling along with legendary Canadian musician, radio host and storyteller, Randy Bachman! Randy then shines the spotlight on his son, Tal Bachman – a star in his own right.
Andrew Phung & Kimberly-Ann Truong
To kick off Season Two of the podcast, Steve and Diana chat with one of Canada’s brightest, energetic and positive personalities – star of the new CBC comedy ‘Run the Burbs’ – Andrew Phung. Andrew introduces us to the woman who plays his sister Carol on ‘Run The Burbs,’ Kimberly-Ann Truong!
BONUS: An Episode About Episodes
In this week’s episode, we talk about upcoming episodes. Steve is busy preparing for The Debaters Live Tour so Diana and our technical director Donovan announce our Season Two launch date – plus how you can see both him and Steve live in person in the next few months.
BONUS: The Canadian Star System Is…
In this special bonus episode, Steve, Diana and our technical producer, Donovan, recap some of the best answers from Season One to the question, ‘The Canadian star system is…’ Guests such as Allanah Harkin, Griffin Cork, Fred Penner, Bruce McCulloch, Terry O’Reilly, Colin Mochrie and Deb McGrath weigh in with what they think the Canadian star system is, should be and could be!
BONUS: Terry O’Reilly
Welcome to the special bonus episode of The Canadian Star System, where our featured guest is none other than author, podcaster, keynote speaker, advertising guru, and *technically,* Steve and Diana’s podcast boss – Terry O’Reilly. If you’re a fan of Terry’s insanely popular CBC Radio show and podcast, Under the Influence, then you’re going to love this bonus episode.
Jully Black & Vinessa Antoine
For our Season One finale, we are thrilled to have the Canadian Queen of R&B and soul, Jully Black. Jully then introduces us to the incredible actress, Vinessa Antoine.
Fred Penner & JP Hoe
This week, Steve and Diana chat with none other than legendary musician and children’s performer Fred Penner. Fred introduces us to Winnipeg singer-songwriter and musician JP Hoe.