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The Julien Dionne Comedy Hour

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Canadian Comedy Award nominated comedian, Julien Dionne, brings you an exciting new podcast. Coming at you from Lemon•press Studios in the Distillery District, downtown Toronto. Tune in for in-depth guest interviews and regular segments such as: "Baby Geoffrey", "Mariah or Yoko", "Guy on The Street", "Flash News Flash", & more that will keep bringing you back every Tuesday and Friday.
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Nov 28, 2014
21- Jason FraserActor/thespian/coach, Jason Fraser (Fraser Studios) drops in at Lemon Press Studios to talk to Julien about the art of acting -- specifically applying the Meisner technique-- and how it all began for a jock from Calgary, Alberta, back in the day. Jason is from the "Grandchildren of Meisner" generation of students that has graduated from prestigious Neighbourhood Playhouse in New York City. They talk about making the transition from sports to drama, making the leap to NYC and the evolution to opening up his own acting studio here in Toronto.

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Nov 25, 2014
20- Alex Nussbaum20 EPISODES! Yea, we're doing this. Very talented and one of Julien's favourite comedians, Alex Nussbaum, drops in at Lemon Press studios and regales us with tales of power-napping, starting comedy in the 90's in Toronto and the importance of honing the business side of a comedy career. They talk discovering streams of income by applying yourself ever so gently and to focus solely on your own goals without being deterred by other people's success.

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Nov 21, 2014
19- Dean YoungComedian/podcaster/writer/radio-guy, Dean Young, drops in to chat with Julien about the comedy business. Dean's latest venture includes heading Canada's only podcast network, "TalkHole". They talk about Young's background in radio, his beginnings in comedy and his writing past that have all contributed to his baby (again, we're talking about TalkHole, here). Dean also lets us in on what it's like to start comedy in Toronto and get engaged to a lawer (yea, they cover it all).

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Nov 18, 2014
The good doctor, Dr. Michel Rice stops by Lemon Press Studio to talk professional-outside-the-box-career-approach, no matter what the field or arena. Dr. Rice is a chiropractor and author of "Sex and the Single Spine", who has taken a creative spin to a more-or-less traditional path. He also tells us about how he has created unique opportunities for himself that have led him to retire at the age of 53.

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Nov 14, 2014
17- Christina WalkinshawHere we are, episode 17 with guest, Christina Walkinshaw. Listen-in as Christina talk to Julien about getting started in comedy, going for it in Los Angeles and babysitting (a lot of babysitting related material in this one). Christina also talks about some recent controversy that has translated into a nice following for the writing of her successful blog 'My Week on Tinder'. This is a good one, if we do say so ourselves.

In a JDCH first, we have a cross-country-over-the-phone "Mariah or Yoko" segment you don't want to miss-- the most intense yet.

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Nov 11, 2014
16- Kristeen von HagenAward winning comedian, friend & roommate, Kristeen von Hagen sits down with Julien for a good ol' fashion reminiscing session, "reminession" (if i may). They talk about Kristeen's path in comedy and share a few good stories about the years they lived in New York City. Jen Grant stops by to add her take on the NYC days. They also discuss and make public "The Great Poisoning of 2013".

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Nov 7, 2014
15- Mary Jo Dionne"The West Coast Tapes" conclude with its fifth and final instalment. Coming at you from the Ink Pad at the base of Mount Seymour in Deep Cove, BC, Julien's sister, Mary-Jo Dionne, talks writing and creativity.

Discover how Mary-Jo's beginnings as a copywriter have blossomed into an entrepreneurial creative power-house. They talk meeting Ellen DeGeneres, working with Cloris Leachman and partying at the Playboy Mansion where Mary-Jo power-bonded with famous manager, George Shapiro. They go deep in this one and touch on the peaks-and-valleys that life serves up and how to push through and persevere. Needless to say, this is one inspirational episode.

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Nov 4, 2014
14- Aaron McGeoughThe fourth instalment of 'The West Coast Tapes' is here with guest --Heckler's bar & grill owner-- Aaron McGeough. Listen-in as Julien and Aaron discuss what makes a good comedy club tick, how Aaron got started in the business. They also talk about comedian bad habits and what will get you banned from his club.

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