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Hart Pomerantz was Lorne Michaels's original partner, back when Michaels was still known as Lorne Lipowitz. Their top-rated CBC variety show, The Hart and Lorne Terrific Hour, was a precursor for Saturday Night Live before it was pulled from the airwaves after two short seasons.

Direct download: Ep.97_-_Hart_Pomerantz.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 7:21pm EDT

Author and journalist Mark Bourrie makes a triumphant return to make heads or tails of the public's Duffy trial apathy, alarmist Black Monday coverage, and Stephen Harper's traveling roadshow. 

Direct download: SHORT_CUTS_35_-_Duffy_Fatigue_Black_Monday.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 1:33am EDT

The Ashley Madison hack was shitty and evil. But is reporting on it shitty and evil? Fortune Magazine's Mathew Ingram discusses where to draw the line.

Direct download: Ep.96_-_The_Ashley_Madison_Affair.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 10:00pm EDT

Jesse speaks with The National Post's Adrian Humphreys on working with Anonymous. Then, Jesse interviews Anonymous about their recent leaks on CSIS foreign stations, James McIntyre, and more.

Direct download: Ep.95_-_Interview_with_Anonymous.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 2:26am EDT

Vice's Hilary Beaumont on Nigel Wright's Duffy trial testimonial and the media's coverage of Chris Hyndman's passing.

Direct download: SHORT_CUTS_34_-_Election_Distractions_Chris_Hyndman.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 1:01am EDT

Veteran comedian Scott Thompson on why nothing happened after The Kids In The Hall, the biggest problems with the Canadian film & TV industry, and why gay men still have to be defanged to be accepted.

Direct download: Ep.94_-_Scott_Thompson.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 7:40pm EDT

Anthropologist and author Gabriella Coleman on Operation Anon Down and what it's like studying Anonymous from the inside.

Direct download: Ep.93_-_Operation_Anonymous_Down.mp3
Category:media/news -- posted at: 11:38pm EDT

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