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30.5: The Kids in the Hall & Canadian Comedy with John Semley

30.5: The Kids in the Hall & Canadian Comedy with John Semley

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In this special bonus episode, Becky speaks to author John Semley about his book “This is a book about the Kids in the Hall.” We talk the history and influence of the Kids, as well as the state/future of Canadian media. John has some great recommendations for the modern successors of Canadian comedy. So get ready to check those out, as well as the book – out now from EWC press!


On this week's show

John Semley is a writer living in Toronto. His work has appeared in the Believer, the New York Times Magazine, Salon, Esquire, the A.V. Club, the Walrus, Reader’s Digest, and a whole bunch of other magazines, newspapers, and websites. He is a regular contributor to the Globe and Mail, Maclean’s, and the Toronto Star.

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