Monthly archives: October, 2014

13- Ron Vaudry

Veteran of the game, Ron Vaudry, sits with Julien in his hotel room as part of ‘The West Coast Tapes’: instalment 3.

This is certainly one for the books. They go back 36 years when Ron began his journey in show business, move through the years which brings them to the late 90’s and they touch……


12- Jason Lamb

‘The West Coast Tapes’ continue with its second instalment. Coming to you from a hotel room, Victoria-comedian-turned-Vancouver-comedian-turned-Victoria-comedian-slash-morning-DJ (do you follow?), Jason Lamb, sits down with Julien for proper a catch-up session.

They discuss Jason’s trajectory in the business and the big decision of making the transition from pursuing comedy full-time to the consistency of a regular……


11- Sean Proudlove

Episode 11, the first instalment of ‘The West Coast Tapes’, coming at you from a hotel room in Victoria, BC.
Comedian, Sean Proudlove, sits with Julien and they catch up on all things comedy. They get into Sean’s early beginnings in the late 90’s in Vancouver, the iconic ‘Urban Well’ comedy show that Sean eventually……


10- Alex Wood

Long-time friend, comedian, Alex Wood, drops by Lemon Press Studios to catch-up with Julien. They talk wresting and favourite embarrassing songs which leads to unsolicited singing. The first half is fun and silly. There is then a prank call made to Alex that is played, then in the second half they go deep and discuss……


9- Darren Frost

Acclaimed comedian and actor, Darren Frost sits in Lemon Press Studios. In this episode, Darren and Julien talk about Darren’s accomplished career in show business and his massive body of work. They touch on his persona transformation over the years, the pros and cons of being an angry-truth-bearing-envelope-pushing-oft-offensive comic including getting assaulted (on-and-off stage) and……


8- Jen Grant

Haaye! Episode 8 is upon us and Jen Grant joins Julien in studios. Jen has an impressive resume in where her best credit is “Julien Dionne’s girlfriend”. But seriously, Jen is a 16 year veteran of the stand up game and done every major festival and TV appearance Canada has to offer. They talk about……


7- Fabio Mantoan

One of the most fascinating guests joins Julien in Lemon Press Studios. Fabio Mantoan, chef, art curator, event emcee, world traveler, Mexican cartel escaper, is one interesting dude. He tells his story and you want to hear it (trust me). Hailing from Italy, now making his home in Mexico, they discuss Fabio’s career as a……


6- Adam Faux

Singer/Songwriter/Musician/Producer, a man of many hats, Adam Faux (who’s actually the producer of this very podcast), sits down with Julien at Lemon Press Studios and they go deep. Adam’s vast career in the music business spans over 30 years and they cover a big part of that in this episode. They discuss the 80’s Toronto……


5- Bryan Hatt

In a JDCH first, guest, comedian Bryan Hatt, joins Julien at Lemon Press Studios and smokes some weed during the recording. Julien may get contact high. Tune in as they talk about Bryan’s beginnings in show business 15 years ago and the Toronto comedy scene then compared to today. They also share stories of being……