Ottawhat 127 – Charlie Hoppner

The show this week features Charlie Hoppner, founder of the band Valois. Apart from hearing about his musical pursuits, we hear about his experiences in film, and discuss how our society deals with and talks about mental health.


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Links:

valois.bandcamp.com
@valoismusic on Twitter

Beer:

Payday Saison – Hop City Brewing Co.

Ottawhat 126 – Joey Clavette

The show this week features Joey Clavette, the founder of street newspaper The Ottawa Wrench, a website and newspaper focusing on homelessness and chronic poverty. We talk about getting a street newspaper up and running, basic income, and mental health.


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Links:

@TheWrenchOttawa

ottawawrench.ca

Beer:

Lions Summer Ale – Granville Island Brewing

Ottawhat 125 – Greg Houston

On the show this week, we talk with Greg Houston, a local comedian whose prolific hosting of Ottawa events means you’ve probably already seen him on a stage at some point. Greg shares a little about his Space Jam-themed Ottawa Fringe show and regales us with the story of the first time he bombed a set.


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This episode is also brought to you in part by Audible.com. Visit audibletrial.com/ottawhat today and get a free audiobook and free 30-day trial, and feel good in helping support the show.


Links:

Space Jameration: A Stand-Up Special
Yuk Yuk’s Summer Comedy Competition
Facebook.com/GHoustonComedy

@GHoustonComedy
on Twitter

Beer:

Freedom 35 – North American Craft