The Essence of Cool Season 1 w/ Paul Myers

Written by on 10/30/2022

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Paul Myers

Paul Myers is an accomplished music journalist and author, currently working on

his 5th book about the life of comedian John Candy. Paul’s books include “A

Wizard A True Star: Todd Rundgren in the Studio”. and “Kids In The Hall: One

Dumb Guy”. He also hosts the much lauded Record Store Day Podcast that has

featured interviews with The Psychedelic Furs Richard Butler, music icon Elvis

Costello, and Paul’s younger brother, celebrated comedian and filmmaker Mike


On this episode, Paul makes his case for why folk singer Judee Sill, the great Elvis

Costello, and the legendary Stevie Wonder are the essence of cool.

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Bernard Frazer is a Canadian songwriter/musician whose synth pop band Church of Trees has topped independent charts around the world. He is also a former television producer/writer of such shows as Real Life with Erica Ehm (Life Network), The Dini Petty Show (CTV), Miracle at Niagara, and New Year’s Eve Niagara Falls

In Season 2, we’ve scheduled episodes with the great Phil Thornalley (The Cure, Duran Duran, etc), Kevin Hearn (Lou Reed, Barenaked Ladies), Men without Hats’ Ivan Doroschuk, legendary rocker June Millington (Fanny, Earl Slick, Bonnie Raitt), the great Jay Semko of 5-time Juno nominated Northern Pikes, indie star Vicki Brittle, and more.

We’ve also scheduled a series of episodes discussing the life and musical impact of Canadian producer, and songwriter, Tim Thorney (Alanis Morrisette, Cassandra Vasik, etc). For this very special series, we’ll be joined by former Much Music VJ Erica Ehm, Juno award-winner Hill Kourkoutis, ‘drummer to the stars’ Randy Cooke, Tim’s brother Tom, and Tim’s longtime engineer and friend, Adam Fair.

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