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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North

By Knockabout Media

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North is new podcast in which we deep dive into the history behind your favourite Canadian Content. In each series, author and documentary filmmaker Ryan Barnett tackles big topics like tax shelter film-making, the disappearance of Casey and Finnegan, the meteoric rise of a little girl from Charlemagne, Quebec to her eventual throne atop the world. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

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PREVIEW: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North

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Trailer: The Story of a National Crime
Trailer: The Story of a National Crime
Peter Henderson Bryce was a medical doctor, civil servant and public health expert. In 1907, after surveying 35 residential schools, he submitted a report to the Department of Indian Affairs detailing the connection between the residential school system, disease and the high rate of mortality among students. His calls to action fell on deaf ears. Bryce’s findings would remain suppressed until he left public service. Fifteen years after his initial report, he published an 18-page “appeal for justice”—a pamphlet detailing for the public everything he knew and everything the government knew about the health conditions in and as a result of Canada’s residential school system. This is The Story of a National Crime, new podcast from Knockabout Media, coming this fall. This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.
01:39
August 12, 2022
An Interview with Kids in the Hall writer Paul Bellini
An Interview with Kids in the Hall writer Paul Bellini
**Warning** This episode contains language that some may find offensive.  BONUS:  In this episode, I have a conversation with the man in the towel, the legend, an "interesting physical specimen": Paul Bellini. We talk about the early days of the troupe, working as a writer on the show, and origins of the Touch Bellini contest.  Sponsor Link: https://www.audibletrial.com/hollywoodnorthpod Watch the entire Kids in the Hall series on Amazon Prime. Try Prime for 30 days by using our link: https://amzn.to/3FbEcKR Written and Produced by Ryan Barnett | Co-producer Sonia Gemmiti. Special  archival audio courtesy of Retrontario.  Follow us on TWITTER and INSTAGRAM. Buy Mouth Congress' new double LP here: https://capturedtracks.com/artist/mouth-congress/ Reading/Viewing List: Kids in the Hall: Complete Series https://amzn.to/3s5CCow One Dumb Guy by Paul Meyers https://amzn.to/3MK4UNw This Is a Book about the Kids in the Hall by John Semley https://amzn.to/3s8cn0L
40:08
May 30, 2022
An Interview with Kids in the Hall biographer John Semley
An Interview with Kids in the Hall biographer John Semley
BONUS: In this episode, I have a conversation with John Semley, author of This is a Book About the Kids in the Hall. We talk about each member of the troupe, the legacy of their show and their post-troupe careers.  Sponsor Link: https://www.audibletrial.com/hollywoodnorthpod Watch the entire Kids in the Hall series on Amazon Prime. Try Prime for 30 days by using our link: https://amzn.to/3FbEcKR Written and Produced by Ryan Barnett | Co-producer Sonia Gemmiti. Special  archival audio courtesy of Retrontario. Follow   us @knockaboutmedia on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & TIKTOK Reading/Viewing List: Kids in the Hall: Complete Series https://amzn.to/3s5CCow One Dumb Guy by Paul Meyers https://amzn.to/3MK4UNw This Is a Book about the Kids in the Hall by John Semley https://amzn.to/3s8cn0L
34:09
May 19, 2022
Kids in the Hall: Brain Drain
Kids in the Hall: Brain Drain
S1,  E6: In this episode, the Kids in the Hall embark on making their feature film debut. They struggle to stay together as a troupe as opportunities begin to spring up for them as individuals.  Sponsor Link: https://www.audibletrial.com/hollywoodnorthpod Watch the entire Kids in the Hall series on Amazon Prime. Try Prime for 30 days by using our link: https://amzn.to/3FbEcKR Written and Produced by Ryan Barnett | Co-producer Sonia Gemmiti. Additional voices: Matt Barnett &  Sonia Gemmiti. Special  archival audio courtesy of Retrontario. Follow  us @knockaboutmedia on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & TIKTOK Reading/Viewing List: Kids in the Hall: Complete Series https://amzn.to/3s5CCow One Dumb Guy by Paul Meyers https://amzn.to/3MK4UNw This Book Is a Book about the Kids in the Hall by John Semley https://amzn.to/3s8cn0L
27:58
May 12, 2022
The Kids in the Hall: "The Atomic Particles of Your Tax Dollars"
The Kids in the Hall: "The Atomic Particles of Your Tax Dollars"
S1, E5: In this episode, Kids in the Hall is in full swing on HBO and CBC. The guys are beginning to gain notoriety, and rub elbows with celebrities. Then, a network shakeup threatens to upset the apple cart.   Sponsor Link: https://www.audibletrial.com/hollywoodnorthpod Watch the entire Kids in the Hall series on Amazon Prime.  *Content Advisory* This episode includes an archival excerpt from a sketch featuring a white actor in Yellowface. Try Prime for 30 days by using our link: https://amzn.to/3FbEcKR Written and Produced by Ryan Barnett | Co-producer Sonia Gemmiti. Additional voices: Matt Barnett & Sonia Gemmiti. Special  archival audio courtesy of Retrontario. Follow us @knockaboutmedia on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & TIKTOK Reading/Viewing List: Kids in the Hall: Complete Series https://amzn.to/3s5CCow One Dumb Guy by Paul Meyers https://amzn.to/3MK4UNw This Book Is a Book about the Kids in the Hall by John Semley https://amzn.to/3s8cn0L
33:45
April 27, 2022
The Kids in the Hall: Guys in Dresses
The Kids in the Hall: Guys in Dresses
S1, E4: In this episode, the Kids await the premiere of their HBO special, hoping it will lead to bigger things.  Special  archival audio courtesy of Retrontario. The Kids in the Hall series is available now on Amazon Prime.   Sponsor Link: https://www.audibletrial.com/hollywoodnorthpod Watch the entire Kids in the Hall series on Amazon Prime. Try Prime for 30 days by using our link: https://amzn.to/3FbEcKR Written and Produced by Ryan Barnett. Additional voices: Matt Barnett, Susan Passmore & Sonia Gemmiti. Special  archival audio courtesy of Retrontario. Additional Music: Daniel Vodovoz Additional clips: UNMASKED podcast   Follow us @knockaboutmedia on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & TIKTOK Reading/Viewing List: Kids in the Hall: Complete Series https://amzn.to/3s5CCow One Dumb Guy by Paul Meyers https://amzn.to/3MK4UNw This Book Is a Book about the Kids in the Hall by John Semley https://amzn.to/3s8cn0L
24:36
March 31, 2022
Long Live the New Flesh : Series 2 Trailer
Long Live the New Flesh : Series 2 Trailer
It's the holidays and we're taking a beat. But we do come with gifts, nevertheless: a trailer for series 2, coming soon.  David Cronenberg: The First Decade.  Follow us @knockaboutmedia on TWITTER & INSTAGRAM
04:29
December 28, 2021
The Kids in the Hall: Is America Ready for the Kids in the Hall?
The Kids in the Hall: Is America Ready for the Kids in the Hall?
S1, E3: In this episode, the Kids find themselves apart. Bruce and Mark are in New York working as writers for SNL, while the other three tour Southern Ontario with Second City. But not all is going well. Their secret sauce may just be in performing together -- they just need to figure out how to stay together.  Sponsor Link: https://www.audibletrial.com/hollywoodnorthpod Watch the entire Kids in the Hall series on Amazon Prime. Try Prime for 30 days by using our link: https://amzn.to/3FbEcKR Written and Produced by Ryan Barnett. Additional voices: Matt Barnett, Susan Passmore & Sonia Gemmiti. Special  archival audio courtesy of Retrontario.   Follow us @knockaboutmedia on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & TIKTOK Reading/Viewing List: Kids in the Hall: Complete Series https://amzn.to/3s5CCow One Dumb Guy by Paul Meyers https://amzn.to/3MK4UNw This Book Is a Book about the Kids in the Hall by John Semley https://amzn.to/3s8cn0L
22:48
December 14, 2021
The Kids in the Hall: Fast Times at The Rivoli
The Kids in the Hall: Fast Times at The Rivoli
S1, E2: In this episode, the Kids are together, performing as a group in the back room of The Rivoli on Toronto's Queen West. But will they stay together as they catch the eye of a talent scout from Saturday Night Live?  Sponsor Link: https://www.audibletrial.com/hollywoodnorthpod Watch the entire Kids in the Hall series on Amazon Prime. Try Prime for 30 days by using our link: https://amzn.to/3FbEcKR Written and Produced by Ryan Barnett. Additional voices: Matt Barnett, Susan Passmore & Sonia Gemmiti. Special  archival audio courtesy of Retrontario.   Follow us @knockaboutmedia on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & TIKTOK Reading/Viewing List: Kids in the Hall: Complete Series https://amzn.to/3s5CCow One Dumb Guy by Paul Meyers https://amzn.to/3MK4UNw This Book Is a Book about the Kids in the Hall by John Semley https://amzn.to/3s8cn0L
24:16
December 14, 2021
The Kids in the Hall: Origin Stories
The Kids in the Hall: Origin Stories
S1, E1: In this episode, we're focusing on the days before the Kids were the Kids. How did Kevin meet Dave? How did Bruce meet Mark? And where did Scott enter the picture? It's origin stories galore as we look back at the Canadian improv comedy scenes of the early 1980s.   Sponsor Link: https://www.audibletrial.com/hollywoodnorthpod Watch the entire Kids in the Hall series on Amazon Prime. Try Prime for 30 days by using our link: https://amzn.to/3FbEcKR Special archival audio courtesy of Retrontario. Promotional consideration provided by Minute Women and Canadian History Ehx. The Kids in the Hall series is available now on Amazon Prime. Written and Produced by Ryan Barnett. Reading/Viewing List: Kids in the Hall: Complete Series https://amzn.to/3s5CCow One Dumb Guy by Paul Meyers https://amzn.to/3MK4UNw This Book Is a Book about the Kids in the Hall by John Semley https://amzn.to/3s8cn0L
23:53
December 14, 2021
Promo: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North
Promo: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North
Follow! Subscribe! Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North is dropping next Tuesday, November 2, 2021.  Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North is new podcast in which we deep  dive into the history behind your favorite Canadian Content. In each  series, author and producer Ryan Barnett tackles big topics like tax  shelter film-making, the disappearance of Casey and Finnegan, the meteoric rise of a little girl from Charlemagne, Quebec to her eventual   throne atop the world. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Season One is dedicated to The Kids in the Hall; the history behind  this sketch comedy troupe and their influential series that ran for five  seasons on HBO and CBC.
01:00
October 26, 2021
PREVIEW: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North
PREVIEW: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North is new podcast in which we deep dive into the history behind your favorite Canadian Content. In each series, author and producer Ryan Barnett tackles big topics like tax shelter film-making, the disappearance of Casey and Finnegan, the meteoric rise of a little girl from Charlemagne, Quebec to her eventual  throne atop the world. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  Season 1 is dedicated to The Kids in the Hall; the history behind this sketch comedy troupe and their influential series that ran for five seasons on HBO and CBC. Full episodes of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North premiere November 2, 2021.
03:09
October 05, 2021