Episode 7: Derek Seguin and Abdul Butt

On the seventh episode of the Comedy East Podcast, Mark talks with stand up comedian and actor Derek Seguin, star of The Debaters on CBC Radio, Just for Laughs and winner of the 2015 SiriusXM Top Comic competition. They discuss Derek’s career and his new comedy album – “Derek Seguin 43.0 – May Contain Nuts“. Derek also learns a thing or two about broadcast news and suggests some hilarious antidotes to the problems journalists face.

Abdul Butt, former correspondent on This Hour Has 22 Minutes joins Mark and Derek to chat about his favourite memories from the show and where his career is headed now.

Find more about Derek online at derekseguin.com. Feed his children and buy his new album on iTunes or on his website.

Find Adbul online at abdulbutt.com.

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Theme song ‘Welcome to the Show’ compliments of The Arka Teks.

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Episode 6: Flash Back Special

In this episode, Mark’s all alone is his basement and it’s hard to say exactly what actually happened down there. With no guest this month, Mark spins highlights from Something Funny Inc. comedy shows in Quispamsis and Miramichi featuring local talent and some ‘from away’.

Included in this episode are comedians Chris Locke (Canadian Comedy Award Winner), Matt Richardson (The Second City, CBC, SiriusXM), Bob Kerr (This Hour Has 22 Minutes), Andrew Vaughan (CBC, Halifax Comedy Fest) and Jimmy MacKinley (SiriusXM, CBC Laugh out Loud, Hubcap Comedy Fest Winner).

Theme song by The Arka Teks.

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Episode 5: Gavin Crawford

On the fifth episode of the Comedy East Podcast, Mark talks with Gavin Crawford, former host of This Hour Has 22 Minutes and current host of Because News on CBC Radio. They discuss Gavin’s career, his favourite characters to play, the time he thought he had a conversation with Robin Williams and his one man show: Friend Like Me.

Find more about Gavin online at gavincrawford.com.

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Theme song ‘Welcome to the Show’ compliments of The Arka Teks.

Episode 4: Sharron Matthews

On the fourth episode of the Comedy East Podcast, Mark talks with Sharron Matthews, Canadian cabaret star and comedic actor who has starred in feature films ‘Mean Girls’ and ‘Hairspray: The Movie’. They discuss Sharron’s career, performing abroad, her touring show, positive body image and more.

Find more about Sharron online at sharronmatthews.com

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Theme song ‘Welcome to the Show’ compliments of The Arka Teks.

Episode 3: Nikki Payne and James Mullinger (Christmas Special)

In the third episode of the Comedy East Podcast, Mark talks with east coast comedians James Mullinger and Nikki Payne about their seasonal touring show: A Very Dysfunctional Christmas. Get tickets for that tour at hubcappromotions.ca!

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Episode 2: Lloyd Ravn Special with Darren Elmore

In the second episode of the Comedy East Podcast, Mark talks with Sussex comedian Darren Elmore about mental illness, performing abroad and their mutual friend Lloyd Ravn. Stay tuned until the end of the episode where sets and interviews by Jimmy MacKinley, Cory Hartlen, Shane Ogden and James Mullinger are featured from the Lloyd Ravn memorial show.

Episode 1: Writers of 22 Minutes

In this inaugural episode of the Comedy East Podcast, Mark talks with four of the writers of This Hour Has 22 Minutes – Heidi Brander, Matt Wright, Bob Kerr and Adam Christie. Hear audio from their performance in Miramichi and learn about how they came to become writers for the show.

In this inaugural episode of the Comedy East Podcast, Mark talks with four of the writers of This Hour Has 22 Minutes – Heidi Brander, Matt Wright, Bob Kerr and Adam Christie. Hear audio from their performance in Miramichi and learn about how they came to become writers for the show. Mark also announces some big additions to the second season of Comedy with Balls shows at KV Billiards in Quispamsis. Tune in, share and enjoy!