The Stroumboulopouli

The Stroumboulopouli

The place to get the latest news on what’s coming up on #Gtonight. Find out what Canada’s boyfriend is up to. Share stories, pictures, favourite tv and radio episodes.

CBC TV & Radio shows plus HNIC

His work with Artists for Peace and Justice

UN Ambassadorship for The World Food Programme

Friday, May 08, 2009

The Season is going by so fast!

Sunday May 10th, 2009
(Happy Mothers Day!)
The Strombo Show
The Edge 102.1 (Toronto) The Fox 99.3 (Vancouver)
Power 97 (Winnipeg) Y108 (Hamilton) FM96 (London)
5-8 EST every Sunday
This week George Stroumboulopoulos has his friend Jeremy Taggart on the show to chat and play some tunes.
{Jeremy Ronald Jo
hn Taggart, born April 7, 1975 (1975-0, is a Canadian drummer, best known for playing with Our Lady Peace.}
You can tune in and listen with us for The Strombo Show experience, watch the live webcam (featuring Amanda ) and share some conversations in the chat room.

If I count this right, there are only 20 more scheduled tapings at the CBC Studios in Toronto of The Hour this season!Want free tickets ? Tickets become available to book about two weeks in advance.
On The Hour this week

Monday May 11, 2009 -
The Hour will be preempted for Hockey Night in Canada Round Two – Conference Semi Finals Game 6 – Vancouver @ Chicago

If they do show The Hour on Monday it will be
Dr. David Waltner-Towes Speaks about the Swine Flu epidemic
Also on the show
Cultural activist of 'The Yes Men' - Andy Bichlbaum (Repeat)

Tuesday May 12, 2009
This show was preempted last week because of hockey playoffs. It will air this Tuesday instead, so I will just borrow the words Tracy used last week to describe tonight guests
Christopher Hitchens Famed for his Atheist themed writings, he's always provocative and often polarizing... Christopher Hitchens returns to The Hour. A contributing writer to Vanity Fair and author of 'God is Not Great', love him or hate him, Hitchens is an interesting chat.

And the Prize winning author you have been looking forward to hearing from

Joseph Boyden
It doesn't get much more prestigious in Canadian literature that to be the recipient of the coveted Scotiabank Giller Prize but Boyden has done it. In 2008 his novel about the Aboriginal experience living in urban centres 'Through Black Spruce' achieved that honour.

Wednesday May 13, 2009 -
George talks to Author and investigative journalist Terry Gould -

understanding why journalists die for stories -

Also on the show

world famous illusionist and magic man- Ricky Jay
He is promoting his one man show May. 14/09 - May. 16/09 in Toronto.

Thursday May 14, 2009 -

The Shack,” written by William P. Young , a former office manager and hotel night clerk in Gresham, Ore., and privately published by a pair of former pastors near Los Angeles, into a surprise best seller. The Author is on the Hour.
& the outrageous Razzie winning prankster
Tom Green
I know you are asking why Tom Green? I hear you!
George was on his show so why not reciprocate?

Friday May 15, 2009
The Best of ...
Actor - Corbin Bernsen, plus The very talented comedian Martin Short
Plus award winning Armenian Canadian filmmaker -
Atom Egoyan
*I note that all the guests this week are men. More than half of them are Canadian.
Is it the week the Women went?

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