Info

The Imposter

Weird art from Canada
RSS Feed
The Imposter
2018
June
May
April
March
February
January


2017
December
November
October
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
April


All Episodes
Archives
Now displaying: 2016
Oct 26, 2016

Walter Scott is a multidisciplinary artist and the creator of comics series Wendy. His next book, Wendy's Revenge, comes out in November.

 

Mike Carrozza is a comedian in Montreal. He writes for The Beaverton and the Nicessist and co-hosts That Was Us, "the ultimate podcast for self-congratulation."

 

Annie Spadafora is an artist and musician who plays in the Toronto band New Fries. Their new album, More, will be out November 25th.

 

Nicholas Godfrey is behind the man behind Amazon reviewer Mister Quickly. The Observer called his character "One of the Great Wits of Our Time."

 

Music featured on this show:

"Clumsy Skeleton Dance" by Peter Kalnyiuk

"Mary Poppins' Pockets" from New Fries' upcoming album More.

 

This show featured contributions from producer Claire Boyle.

 

This show was sponsored by FreshBooks.

Oct 19, 2016

We blur the line between reality and fiction with this homage to WireTap.

Jonathan Goldstein is the former host of CBC's WireTap. He now hosts the podcast Heavyweight on Gimlet Media.

Rap Master Maurice will revenge rap Jonathan Goldstein or any of your other enemies for $17. If you want a friendly rap, it'll cost you more.

Joshua Karpati didn't want us to tell you anything about him.

Howard Chackowicz is a cartoonist and musician in Montreal. Check out some of his comics. He wants you to know more about The Ren & Stimpy Show's creator John Kricsfalusi. Read an interview with John K. here.

Billy Mavreas makes comics and poetry. He runs a curiosity shop in Montreal called Monastiraki. Here's some of his visual art and his writing.

Additional music on this show came from WFMU's Free Music Archive:
Proton Beat by Gangi
Kosmiche Slop by Anenon

Oct 12, 2016

"That reconciliation word's going too slow and I've had enough," says throat singer Tanya Tagaq. "I don't want to see people hurting anymore."

 

Tanya opens up to Aliya about her evolution from young punk to lasagna-making mum, dealing with people desperate to collaborate and staying in touch with all the characters inside of her.

 

Her new album, Retribution, comes out October 21st.

Oct 5, 2016

We're off this week, but here's a preview of next week's show: a feature interview with throat singer Tanya Tagaq.

Sep 28, 2016

Remembering Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook. Vanessa Dunn fronts a queer cock rock cover band while pregnant. PUP's Stefan Babcock almost goes into punk retirement. This show features: 1. Artist Annie Pootoogook 2. Tiny Mirrors by LAL 3. Whole Lotta Love by Vag Halen 4. Performance artist, actor, and singer Vanessa Dunn of Vag Halen 5. If This Tour Doesn't Kill You I Will by PUP 6. Lead singer Stefan Babcock of PUP 7. Dream Deferral by Sigh Down One. The Imposter is hosted by Aliya Pabani and produced by Katie Jensen, with contributions from Chandler Levack. Original music by Nathan Burley. Feedback & freelance pitches: aliya@canadalandshow.com. We're on Twitter @IMPSTR and @aliyapabani. Sponsored by FreshBooks.

Sep 21, 2016

Lido Pimienta charges extra for diversity. Subversive make-up tutorials from Megan MacKay. Cult 60s prairie rock psychedelia and Guillaume Morrissette reads his own worst reviews. This show features: 1.La Capacidad (Kaleema remix) by Lido Pimienta 2. Artist and musician Lido Pimienta 2. Agua (S p a w n remix) by Lido Pimienta 3. Expedition to Earth by Jesse Locke 4. Internet Famous with YouTuber Megan MacKay 5. Happy by Nancy Pants 6. Guillaume Morissette reading a bad review of his book. The Imposter is hosted by Aliya Pabani and produced by Katie Jensen with contributions from Jesse Locke. Original music by Nathan Burley. Feedback & freelance pitches: aliya@canadalandshow.com. We're on Twitter @IMPSTR and @aliyapabani. Sponsored by FreshBooks.

Sep 14, 2016

Matt Johnson keeps sneaking around and getting away with it. Stephen Thomas is a lifelong human chameleon. This show features: 1. Plastic by Ice Cream 2. Filmmaker and actor Matt Johnson 3. Form of Space by L CON 4. Zelig by Stephen Thomas 5. Excerpts from Carl Didur's NOTHING IS THE SECRET TO ANYTHING 6. Forces by The Submissives. The Imposter is hosted by Aliya Pabani and produced by Katie Jensen. Original music by Nathan Burley. Feedback & freelance pitches: aliya@canadalandshow.com. We're on Twitter @IMPSTR and @aliyapabani. Sponsored by FreshBooks.

Aug 31, 2016

Carolyn Taylor on how Baroness Von Sketch Show gets made. Lauren Strapagiel defends Guy Fieri. The women of The Second City on being funny while female. This show features: 1. Bull & Eagle by Look Vibrant 2. Carolyn Taylor of Baroness Von Sketch Show 3. Hello by Jaunt 4. Lauren Strapagiel in defence of Guy Fieri 5. Leigh Cameron, Becky Johnson, and Kirsten Rasmussen of The Second City 6. Monica Heisey reading bad reviews of her book 7. Rewind Undo by Keysha Freshh. The Imposter is hosted by Aliya Pabani and produced by Katie Jensen. Contributions by Liam Gareau. Original music by Nathan Burley. Feedback & freelance pitches: aliya@canadalandshow.com. We're on Twitter @IMPSTR and @aliyapabani. Sponsored by FreshBooks.

Aug 16, 2016

This episode is a taping of The Imposter's first live event at the Gladstone Hotel. Like a first marriage, it's new and exciting, and it promises that the next one will be infinitely more extravagant. Featuring: 1. Comedy by Jackie Pirico 2. "Obaa Sima" by Ata Kak 3. "A Little Bit of Lovin'" by Laurice 4. Videogame artist Kara Stone 5. "Intimate Strangers" by BizZarh. The Imposter is hosted by Aliya Pabani and produced by Katie Jensen. Original music by Nathan Burley. Feedback and freelance pitches: aliya@canadalandshow.com. We're on Twitter at @IMPSTR and @aliyapabani. Sponsored by FreshBooks.

Aug 3, 2016

On this episode, we talk about those things you only indulge in the dark. We turn up the house lights and ruin the magic of cinema. This show features: 1. A doc on the tax shelter film era by Geoff Siskind 2. "Sexe Machin / Sex Machine" by Jef Elise Barbara 3. Artist and filmmaker Oliver Husain 4. "Blow Job" by Bruce Haack 5. A review of Wrong Hole's "2012" by DandDListens 6. A review of the film "Swiss Army Man" by Amy Lam. The Imposter is hosted by Aliya Pabani and produced by Katie Jensen. Original music by Nathan Burley. Feedback & freelance pitches: aliya@canadalandshow.com. We're on Twitter @IMPSTR and @aliyapabani. Sponsored by FreshBooks.

« Previous 1 2 3 Next »