He manages to unite an unusually diverse audience of indie-loving university students, retirees and every age in between with a programming mix that is broad yet curated (a recent broadcast featured an interview with former prime minister Joe Clark, a Martha Wainwright song and a segment on why the majority of Icelanders believe in elves).
Ghomeshi’s radio fame helped his memoir, 1982, debut at number one on the bestseller lists when it was published in 2012.
For a guy who has always felt like an outsider, he has managed quite deftly to plant himself in the centre of everything.
Ghomeshi’s office is on the second floor of the Front Street CBC building.
It turned out to be a panic attack, and he was eventually diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. When the demands of hosting Ghomeshi’s CBC radio show, don’t allow him to leave the office, he and his shrink talk over Skype. A lot of not feeling good enough.” staff were on lockdown as they prepared for an interview with Drake, figuring out how to pull something fresh out of a guy whose every Twitter feud makes international headlines.
Without warning, Ghomeshi went quiet, then announced he was going for a walk.
Crystal promises to wake you up with great alternative music every Wednesday morning at until am on CFCR, Saskatoon's community radio station.
The schedule on his computer resembles a game of Tetris right before the Game Over message—coloured blocks cramped one on top of the other with only the tiniest gaps.
The interview was a good one: Drake talked about the demands of success, which is something the guy asking the questions could relate to.
airs at every weekday morning, right after the news.
Saskatoon has been my home for 16 years after I left my small town for "the big city" and it has provided me with so much.
It is a special city and my friends from across the country agree with that. All songs are either local artists or artists singing about Saskatoon. Artist - Song - Album (year of release, extra information) * = Canadian -am Carbon Dating Service - Light up the synchrotron - Polyentendrii Maybe Smith - Underground lost and found - root hugs Junior Pantherz - Death by life - death by life Jen Lane - The Real Thing - self Megan lane - Lost in love - purple and blue The Karpinka Brothers - Across a crowded room - There's a light Farideh - Seasons of loving - Seasons of loving Dumb Angel - City on a river - Ghost dance James Keelaghan - The Kiss (Saskatoon) - Compadres Leeroy Stagger - Saskatoon - Depression River Malike Sellami - Prairie Love - Barefoot, smiling -am Johnny Cash - Girl in Saskatoon The Deep Dark woods - Westside Street - The Place I left behind Luke Ryalls - Afraid of the city and the night - The City Joni Mitchell - River - Blue The Tragically Hip - Wheat Kings - Fully completely Malika Sellami - River - self-titled EP Heather Aitken - Dust on my shoes - Ness Essentials 2005 Heartstrings* - Songs about me belle - self-titled The Fjords - It don't bother me - self-titled EP The Guess Who - Running back to Saskatoon - The guess who collection As a side note I'm planning a music blog with my good buddy Tina, who hosts the Tuesday morning Green eggs and ham, and will put a link on this blog for that.