Monthly archives: November, 2014

21- Jason Fraser

Actor/thespian/coach, Jason Fraser (Fraser Studios) drops in at Lemon Press Studios to talk to Julien about the art of acting — specifically applying the Meisner technique– and how it all began for a jock from Calgary, Alberta, back in the day. Jason is from the “Grandchildren of Meisner” generation of students that has graduated from……


20- Alex Nussbaum

20 EPISODES! Yea, we’re doing this. Very talented and one of Julien’s favourite comedians, Alex Nussbaum, drops in at Lemon Press studios and regales us with tales of power-napping, starting comedy in the 90’s in Toronto and the importance of honing the business side of a comedy career. They talk discovering streams of income by……


19- Dean Young

Comedian/podcaster/writer/radio-guy, Dean Young, drops in to chat with Julien about the comedy business. Dean’s latest venture includes heading Canada’s only podcast network, “TalkHole”. They talk about Young’s background in radio, his beginnings in comedy and his writing past that have all contributed to his baby (again, we’re talking about TalkHole, here). Dean also lets us……


18- Dr. Michel Rice

The good doctor, Dr. Michel Rice stops by Lemon Press Studio to talk professional-outside-the-box-career-approach, no matter what the field or arena. Dr. Rice is a chiropractor and author of “Sex and the Single Spine”, who has taken a creative spin to a more-or-less traditional path. He also tells us about how he has created unique……


17- Christina Walkinshaw

Here we are, episode 17 with guest, Christina Walkinshaw. Listen-in as Christina talk to Julien about getting started in comedy, going for it in Los Angeles and babysitting (a lot of babysitting related material in this one). Christina also talks about some recent controversy that has translated into a nice following for the writing of……


16- Kristeen von Hagen

Award winning comedian, friend & roommate, Kristeen von Hagen sits down with Julien for a good ol’ fashion reminiscing session, “reminession” (if i may). They talk about Kristeen’s path in comedy and share a few good stories about the years they lived in New York City. Jen Grant stops by to add her take on……


15- Mary Jo Dionne

“The West Coast Tapes” conclude with its fifth and final instalment. Coming at you from the Ink Pad at the base of Mount Seymour in Deep Cove, BC, Julien’s sister, Mary-Jo Dionne, talks writing and creativity.

Discover how Mary-Jo’s beginnings as a copywriter have blossomed into an entrepreneurial creative power-house. They talk meeting Ellen DeGeneres, working……


14- Aaron McGeough

The fourth instalment of ‘The West Coast Tapes’ is here with guest –Heckler’s bar & grill owner– Aaron McGeough. Listen-in as Julien and Aaron discuss what makes a good comedy club tick, how Aaron got started in the business. They also talk about comedian bad habits and what will get you banned from his club.

This……