Stop Podcasting Yourself
Canada's top comedy podcast. Hosted by Graham Clark and Dave Shumka, with weekly guests. Hilarious weekly guests? Yup.

Podcaster Jesse Thorn joins us to talk licorice, flu shots, and firecrackers.

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Writer Anne T. Donahue joins us to talk Red Lobster, Canadian Thanksgiving, and TV recycling.

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Wrestler and podcaster Colt Cabana returns to talk card collecting, eggs, and museum etiquette.

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Comedian and writer Charlie Demers returns to talk about his new book Primary Obsessions, Halloween stores, and eye doctors.

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Comedian Maddy Kelly returns to talk dating bets, more sauerkraut, and a hallway gully.

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Actress and podcaster Janie Haddad Tompkins joins us to talk malls, Alien, and laundry drama.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:40pm PDT

Comedian and writer Alicia Tobin returns to talk boxes of chocolates, fall Blizzards, and moths.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:46pm PDT

Recorded live at the Calgary Public Library on September 8th, 2019. Photo thanks to @britduval.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:52pm PDT

Comedian Pat Kelly returns to talk morning routines, cold brew coffee, and caricatures.

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No guest this week as we talk horror movies, kissing cousins, and tarps.

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Comedian and actress Kayla Lorette returns to talk true crime, magazine subscriptions, and a criminal Graham Clark.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:43pm PDT

Comedian and writer Jordan Foisy joins us to talk favourite pants, the Wonder Woman Blizzard, and renting a car. Plus Dad Movie Movie Club concludes with Ford v. Ferrari.

Direct download: Episode_648_-_Jordan_Foisy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:15pm PDT

Podcaster Alison Rosen joins us to talk karaoke, getting ID’d, and Graham bought a vest. Plus, Dad Movie Movie Club continues with Captain Phillips.

Direct download: Episode_647_-_Alison_Rosen.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:15pm PDT

Comedian Mark Little returns to talk milk, skipping stones, and buying ice. Plus, it’s the start of Dad Movie Movie Club with The Hunt for Red October.

And it’s the last week of MaxFunDrive 2020. Please support the show at

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:39pm PDT

Comedian Debra DiGiovanni returns to talk Mr. T, crafting videos, and writing dating profiles.

Plus, it’s week 3 of MaxFunDrive 2020. Support the show at

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:01am PDT

Comedian Kyle Kinane joins us to talk retirement, The Simpsons, and renting out a movie theatre. Plus, Erotic Thrill Month concludes with Basic Instinct.

Plus, it’s week 2 of MaxFunDrive 2020. Support the show at

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:47pm PDT

Comedian and writer Amanda Brooke Perrin returns to talk pop songs, Lego, and Graham’s new park chair. Then Erotic Thriller Month continues with Unfaithful.

Plus, it’s week 1 of MaxFunDrive 2020. Support the show at

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:56pm PDT

Comedian Michael Balazo joins us to talk trampolines, eggs, and calling Apple. And Erotic Thriller Month continues with Single White Female.

Direct download: Episode_642_-_Michael_Balazo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:48pm PDT

Comedian Emily Heller returns to talk red carpet looks, repairing glasses, and vomiting brides. Also, a nightmare neighbour update and the movie club watches Fatal Attraction.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:05pm PDT

Comedian Mark Forward returns to talk lucid dreaming, breaking the rules, and hopeful news stories. Also, an update to the burning question: Did his character die in Fargo?

Direct download: Episode_640_-_Mark_Forward.mp3
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Comedian Nikki Glaser returns to talk trolls, Thinner, and dancing.

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Comedian and podcaster Jimmy Pardo returns to talk quarantine chiropractors, summer game shows, and giving blood.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:47pm PDT

Improviser Mark Chavez returns to talk cigars, cinnamon buns, and 90 Day Fiancee. Plus, the final edition of the Bradley Cooper Movie Club presents Aloha.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:26pm PDT

Comedian Rory Scovel joins us to talk Robbie, Youtube yoga, and writing a resume.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:18pm PDT

Improviser Caitlin Howden joins us to talk online improv, the Beastie Boys documentary, and emergency TV purchases. Plus, the Bradley Cooper Movie Club presents All About Steve.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:58pm PDT

Comedian and writer Stacey McLachlan returns to talk sourdough, the tooth fairy, and Too Hot to Handle. Plus, the Bradley Cooper Movie Club presents Valentine’s Day.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:07pm PDT

Abby Shumka (Dave’s wife, her own person) returns to talk homeschooling, haircuts, and buying a printer. Also, we watch Joy as part of the Bradley Cooper Movie Club.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm PDT

Guestless again, we talk hoodie and bike ownership, more Ton of Cash, and the first edition of the Bradley Cooper Movie Club: A Star Is Born.

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Guestless and in isolation, we talk about checking in on people, The 15:17 to Paris, and Ton of Cash. Plus we form the Bradley Cooper Movie Club.

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No guest in our first isolation-cast as we talk kite flying, Tiger King, and local news.

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Comedian Adam Christie (Zoink’d) joins us to talk Zoink’d, hockey season wrap-up, and up-close magic.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:39pm PDT

Comedian Steph Tolev returns to talk new puppies, isolation prep, and confused cab drivers.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:59pm PDT

Comedian Erica Sigurdson returns to talk Little House on the Prairie, hugging your teacher, and life in a Quizno’s town.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:05pm PDT

Comedian Paul F. Tompkins returns to talk Mr. Peanut, board games, and LARPing.

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Comedian Everardo Ramirez joins us to talk getting bullied by pro athletes, spoiled food, and guessing ages.

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Comedian Beth Stelling returns to talk Amy Grant, dog races, and Love is Blind.

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Comedian Peter Oldring returns to talk stampede injuries, not understanding food, and funny art.

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Comedian Peter Carlone returns to talk road rage, breaking wine glasses, and bad service.

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Recorded live at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal on July 26th, 2019.

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Actress Tess Degenstein returns to talk commercials we can’t stop thinking about, the goop TV show, and places that used to be other places.

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Improviser Ryan Beil returns to talk Urkel, old man movie complaints, and 7-11.

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Comedian Randee Neumeyer joins us to talk spin class, snow days, and thrift shop fights.

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Comedian Nima Gholamipour returns to talk dance class, business class, and Happy Days.

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Comedian Gavin Matts joins us to talk moisturizing, Cats, and getting on the jumbotron.

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No guest this week as we talk school lunches, actor names, and the weather on the moon.

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Comedian Clare Belford returns to talk umbrella etiquette, a whirlwind trip to London, and corporate holiday parties. Plus, our Top Tens of the decade.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:52pm PDT

Improviser and comedian Aaron Read returns to talk attractive mannequins, Succession, and The Masked Singer. Plus, our annual Secret Santa gift exchange.

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Actor Ennis Esmer joins us to talk set etiquette, Disney on Ice, and Graham’s 24-hour stand-up comedy marathon.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:57am PDT

Comedian and musician Emmett Hall returns to talk traveling with his dad, gums, and eating alone.

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Improviser Kerri Donaldson joins us to talk bangs, nice border guards, and movie props.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:26pm PDT

Comedian Chris Locke returns to talk sweater shopping, playing hockey, and small airports.

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Recorded live at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver as a part of Just For Laughs Northwest, February 17th, 2019.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Comedian Morgan Brayton returns to talk about amateur plumbers, key parties, Dave’s new Halloween song, UFC, and the greatest Marilyn Manson joke you will ever hear.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:14pm PDT

Comedian Nick Nemeroff joins us to talk open mics, the circus, and the environment.

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Recorded LIVE at the Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon on October 6th, 2018. That's right, 2018.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:53pm PDT

Musician/producer/podcaster Kevvy joins us to talk tattoos, New York, and riding the train backwards.

Direct download: Episode_607_-_Kevvy.mp3
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Comedian Maddy Kelly joins us to talk witchcraft, celebrity couples, the return of hockey season, and scary movies.

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Comedian Kathleen McGee returns to talk gambling, broken phones, and long distance bus rides.

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Comedian Nour Hadidi joins us to talk finance, yoga, and exclusive clubs.

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No guest this week as we take time to remember grampa, and talk about Eric Clapton, New Brunswick, and flying in the middle seat.

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Comedian and writer Alicia Tobin returns to talk about her new book, So You're a Little Sad, So What?: Nice Things to Say to Yourself on Bad Days and Other Essays. And also kindergarten and fast food windows.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Comedian Amber Harper-Young returns to talk basketball, jet-setting, and hatchet fights.

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Comedian and actor Dave Merheje returns to talk impressions, rock concerts, and the MTV VMAs.

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Improviser Caitlin Howden returns to talk 5-star reviews, going to the fair, and country music.

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Comedian John Cullen joins us to talk high school reading lists, children’s entertainers, and an island wedding.

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Improviser Becky Johnson returns for the first time in 10 years to talk high school, reading a book, and a white party.

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Improviser Allie Entwistle returns to talk family bands, road rage, and long shoes.

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Taz VanRassel of the Sunday Service returns to talk local diner chains, Montreal, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

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Recorded live at the Up + Downtown Music Festival in Edmonton on October 5th, 2018 with Benjamin Ahr Harrison and Adam Pranica from the Greatest Generation podcast.

Comedian Sophie Buddle joins us to talk about opening for Stuber, The Bachelorette, and surviving in prison.

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Recorded live at the Odyssey Cafe in Calgary on October 4th, 2018.

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No guest this week as we talk about science museums and Repo Man. Also, the thrilling conclusion to the four-call overheard from episode 590.

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Improviser Christine Bortolin returns to talk European toilets, broken fridges, and Stranger Things.

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Comedian and writer Stacey McLachlan returns to talk more Master Chef Junior, DJ Khaled, and movie theatre shenanigans.

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Comedian Dino Archie returns to talk death metal, wallets, and Cape Breton.

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Writer Dan Werb returns to talk about his new book, City of Omens, big time basketball, and small time baseball.

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Comedian and actress Kelli Ogmundson returns to talk about being related to Bork, ‘90s music videos, and driving a Tesla.

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Jayden Pfeifer returns to talk higher education, more boring dreams, and Beetlejuice the musical.

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Comedian Cassie Cao joins us to talk racist cats, Disney movies, and the Game of Thrones finale.

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Written by Dave Shumka:
A 9-1-1 call from a 2017 bank heist leads investigative journalist Gwen Radford to the story of the country’s most missing person, Melissa Turner. And now Melissa has disappeared again, only this time it’s different.

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Comedian Ivan Decker returns to talk grappling hooks, dog birthdays, and bad neighbourhoods.

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Recorded live at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg on September 25rd, 2018.

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Comedian K.C. Novak joins us to talk Ohio, TV commercials, and dumping trash.

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Improviser Kevin Lee returns to talk ghost trains, veggie burger, and getting misty at the Avengers.

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Comedian Sarah Szloboda returns to talk living in London, driving to America, and Easter.

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Comedian Mayce Galoni joins us to talk awards shows, new computers, and construction noises.

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Comedian and filmmaker Bita Joudaki returns to talk memes, Gotti, and church fundraisers.

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Comedian Jon Schabl joins us to talk Canadian words, Captain Marvel, and GPS.

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Comedian Phil Hanley returns to talk the Grateful Dead, sad seafood restaurants, and boxing brewers.

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Fashion Hag and her own person Abby Shumka returns to talk trends, a hot dog tasting, and The Dirt.

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Comedian Amy Goodmurphy returns to talk reality shows, loud vehicles, and the Yukon.

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It’s week 2 of MaxFunDrive 2019 so we’ve got another one of our favourite guests.
Comedian and writer Charlie returns to talk famous Rips, Texas exes, and Canadian production values.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:10pm PDT

It’s week 1 of MaxFunDrive 2019 so we’ve invited one of our favourite guests. Comedian Erica Sigurdson returns to talk inventions, toast, and open mics.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:17pm PDT

Wrestler Colt Cabana returns to talk Japan, movies that bummed us out as kids, and the Legion.

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Comedian Angie St. Mars joins us to talk bedtime routines, barf bags, and John Wayne.

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Paul F. Tompkins returns to talk about singing Clint Eastwood, sledding, and hockey teeth.

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Comedian Tim Gray joins us to talk bidets, text chains, and kissing trophies.

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Improviser Mark Chavez returns to talk government paperwork, hot peppers, and seeing most of the movie Heat.

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Comedian Debra DiGiovanni returns to talk camp, wallet problems, and snake yoga.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:43am PDT

Improviser Ember Konopaki returns to talk Bhutan, Star Wars hockey, and Ric Flair.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:34pm PDT