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

Sunday, March 27, 2011

George Stroumboulopoulos March

The Strombo Show  
March 27, 2011, 8pm - 11pm on CBC Radio 2

CBC Radio 2 Morning Host Bob Mackowycz Jr is back with a short installment of  Mac and Cheese, but evens it out with artists with realness and integrity, or as George calls them the KERP, the "Keep It Real Police". The Magnificent 7 Countdown features some home grown Indie Acts, remixed Poets, and Peter Gabriel sound-a-likes . Protest The Hero make a request for The Ten with Tom Waits segment. George also catches up with CBC Radio 3 host Lana Gay about her travels to SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas, and our Blend mini mix features Do Right Music! label founder and DJ John Kong.  The Spirit of Radio on a night to celebrate Canadian Music!

Contributed by
Darby Wheeler

 On George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight this week
Monday March 28
Multiple award winning singer dancer  and actress  Rita Moreno

Tuesday March 29
Do you want to talk about the upcoming election? Canada's anchor Peter Mansbridge of the National will be seated  in the red chair.
Wednesday March 30 
Not U2's The Edge   
No... it's WWE's Edge aka Adam Copeland the wrestler
Thursday March 31
Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist Robbie Robertson

Friday April 1
Pakistan Special 
 George Stroumboulopoulos was confirmed as the first Canadian WFP Ambassador upon his return from a visit to Pakistan, where WFP is feeding hungry communities to rebuild their lives after last year’s devastating floods. This special episodes documents his experiences during this trip.
Here is George's WFP Feedback page
George is a fan of another WFP initiative; educational online game. Check 'em out.
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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Medium John Edward plays Answerpology

Psychic Medium John Edward is in the red chair on 
George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight

You can watch a preview clip of George playing a round of "Answerpology" with John on YouTube here:

The full interview will air tonight at 11:05 PM on CBC Television.
I was in the audience for this interview and you can't miss this!

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Strombo from March 20 - 25

The Strombo Show
March 20, 2011

Hope your St. Patty's Day did not require many aspirins.     
CBC Radio 2 Morning Host Bob Mackowycz Jr.brings this cheese with the first installment of Mac and Cheese, songs that ooze of cheesiness that you just love.
It's our second week of The Magnificent 7 Countdown and it is a great one.  
Also a little country, a little bit rock and roll, a request for
Tom Waits from a Sex Pistol, and  we bring the soul and funk with a
Blend from The Cratery collective

Follow along on Twitter @strombo

Contributed by
Darby Wheeler

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight

Monday March 21
Canadian Actor and recent Genie Award winner, 

Tuesday March 22

Canada's Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddard

Wednesday March 23
Country singer, songwriter and now novelist Sylvia Tyson

Thursday March 24
Psychic Medium John Edward

Friday March 25
Director of the film Hobo With a Shotgun Jason Eisener

plus a performance by
Afie Jurvanen aka Bahamas

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

A sneak peak at tonights show.

a preview clip of Matthew McConaughey on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, from tonight's all-new episode. In the clip (linked below), Matthew McConaughey talks about preparing for his iconic role in the film 'Dazed and Confused' - and how he found an unlikely source of inspiration in rocker Jim Morrison.

The full interview with Matthew McConaughey will air tonight, March 17 at 11:05 PM on CBC Television.

On a social note:
Today George attended the film Hobo With a Shotgun  in which he plays a small part as a TV Anchorman.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Mid March Strombo

The Strombo Show  
8pm - 11pm
CBC Radio 2

March 13, 2011

This Sunday it's our St. Patrick's Day Strombo Show - CBC Radio 2
Morning Host Bob Mackowycz Jr drops by to play us some of his favourite
Irish themed records and the whole show has that certain green tinge.
Astrologer and horoscope writer Phil Booth comes in to talk about the
end of the world... is it nigh? Plus, wave a fond farewell to the G12 as
we welcome it's more slender cousin the Magnificent Seven. This week's
Blend comes from turntablist M-Rock.

8pm - 11pm
CBC Radio 2
Follow along on Twitter @strombo

contributed by

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight

Monday March 14
Investigative Journalist Brian Deer
Flash Dance Star,  Actress Jennifer Beals

Tuesday March 15
A good friend of the show, activist  Stephen Lewis

A special announcement was made today at the taping of this show.
George Stroumboulopoulos has been named as the first Canadian ambassador to the  
UN World Food Programme

George tweeted this soon after the taping

I'm really looking forward to working with the @ in a more official capacity. 
Here's the announcement:
CBC News - The National congratulated George and ran the story before his own show, with guest Stephen Lewis, could air the news. 

This is big news and if you want to read some different perspectives I linked a few articles.
The Toronto Star 
Eye Weekly
The Globe and Mail

Wednesday March 16
Election anyone?
Leader of the opposition, The Right Honorable Michael Ignatieff 

Thursday March 17
A hot Hollywood leading man Matthew McConaughey

Friday March 18 
Director of Twilight and Red Riding Hood Catherine Hardwicke

 Musical act Chromeo
Here is a taste of Chromeo Nice N Clean

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Saturday, March 05, 2011

Influential People and Funny People

The Strombo Show
Sunday March 6
First Strombo Show for March.  Bring on spring. We are excited to share
some amazing new music in the G12 Countdown, including new material from
the US South, Canadian Art Rockers gone Pop, Rock God's from the UK, and
much more.  Radio 2 Drive Host Rich Terfry is coming through and playing
selections from his favourite music videos, we are really looking
forward to this segment.  The Blend Mini Mix is provided by Winnipeg's
Birdapres.  The CanCon don Alex Narvaez stops in with some Canadian hip
hop, and we also celebrate one of Canada's most important musical cities
birthday, which should bring some love from listeners and some hate.

8pm-11 CBC Radio 2

Follow along on twitter @strombo
  contributed by
Darby Wheeler

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight

Monday March 07
 How to run the world. Parag Khanna

Tuesday March 08 
Canadian comedian, actor  John Dore

Wednesday March 09
From beloved Newfoundland actor, writer, producer, TV host, director Mary Walsh

Thursday March 10
George will be at the Genie Awards in Ottawa so Thursday's show will featureTwo Genie contenders
Director of  the Oscar nominated, unforgettable film Incendies  Denis Villeneuve

and Actor Paul Giamatti for Barney's Version

Friday March 11
Humourist, author Drew Hayden Taylor

Plus a performance by Montreal's own  
The Dears


Tuesday, March 01, 2011

March on.

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight

Tuedsay March 1
Canadian Actor Christopher Plummer

Wednesday March 2
Canadian Actor Adam Beach

Thursday March 3
Gold Medalist Skier Jennifer Heil

Friday March 4
Music Friday
Wes Maestro Williams
Jim Bryson and The Weakerthans