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Join your new best friends, Saleh Al Braik, Shehlaa Ali, and Hassan Al Marashi, in conversations about everyday life and laugh about things that make you want to scream! Making up a Middle Eastern cocktail, these three friends have global perspectives and chat about whatever's on their minds. Views our own.
 
Is Laughter the best medicine? We attempt to answer this and other pressing questions in Doctor Vs Comedian. Dr Asif Doja is a pediatric neurologist and Ali Hassan is a stand up comedian and actor (CBC's Laugh Out Loud, Designated Survivor, Goon) who are each fascinated by what the other one does. In each episode, Asif picks a topic for Ali from comedy and entertainment and questions Ali about it. Then Ali picks a topic from medicine and health and grills Asif on that subject. We talk about ...
 
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Time to delve on the journey to success with accompanying stories to put into perspective just how interesting and weird the world we live in is. The show where we pair motivational perspective with intriguing tales. All you need to do is join me with a cuppa', and get ready to endeavour on this road to greatness through the eyes of a lad in his twenties whose imagination knows no bounds...
 
Not every manga can make it in Shonen Jump like Dragonball Z, One Piece, or Naruto. Listen in to David and Jordan discussing the mangas that got canceled, and what they could have done to have stayed afloat instead of becoming a Shonen Flop. Learn more at shonenflop.com. You can reach us at shonenflop@gmail.com
 
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In response to the recent hate-motivated hit and run in London, Ont., Canadian poet Wali Shah performs his spoken word poem, Home, which he wrote shortly after a tragic incident that happened to him and his family. Canadian comedian, actor and CBC host Ali Hassan discusses the attack in London, Ont., and shares his own experience with Islamophobia.…
 
Lukas Nelson tells us about his band's new album, A Few Stars Apart, and shares how the record was inspired by time spent with his family (including his father, Willie Nelson) during the pandemic. Two of the artists leading this year's International Indigenous Music Summit, ShoShona Kish and Amanda Rheaume, discuss the summit's goals, as well as th…
 
In today’s episodes the guys discuss the Academy Award Winning movie “Another Round” (4:11). Ali starts out first by discussing his (tenuous) connection to star Mads Mikkelsen. He then discussed the development of the movie by director Thomas Vinterberg and the influence of his late daughter Ida on the film. They also talk about the influence of th…
 
Grammy-winning singer and activist Angélique Kidjo discusses her incredible new album, Mother Nature, which sees her championing young talent from across the African continent. Actor and producer Kheng Hua Tan (best known for Crazy Rich Asians and Netflix's Marco Polo) talks about her latest role in a gender-flipped reboot of the 1970s action serie…
 
On this episode Saleh, Shehlaa, and Hassan invite their friend and special guest, Ali Alnajjar, once again to talk about first impressions. We've all made a judgement upon first meeting someone, whether based on their appearance or attitude - but when is it okay to go with your first impression of someone and when should you give them more of your …
 
Singer-songwriter Liz Phair talks about her first album of new material in a decade, Soberish, which sees her reunite with producer Brad Wood, who worked with her on her breakthrough album, Exile in Guyville. Bestselling author Taylor Jenkins Reid discusses her latest novel, Malibu Rising, about a group of famous siblings who throw an epic party th…
 
In this episode of Shonen Flop Chib, David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Godspeed created by Enaga Takabatake. Listen in as they give an overview of the first chapter, where they think it will go from there, and ultimately their “power word” to describe the series so far. Along with talking about Godspeed they also d…
 
Filmmaker Gia Coppola discusses her latest film, Mainstream, and what it's like to belong to a long legacy of filmmakers — from her grandfather, Francis Ford Coppola, to her aunt, Sofia Coppola. On this week's Q This music panel, Lisa Christiansen and Dalton Higgins recap the highlights of the 50th annual Juno Awards, which took place virtually las…
 
In today's episode, I share life lessons from Islamic history, an amazing story involving Abu Dharr al- Ghifari (ra), the noble companion of the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. There are many stories from Islamic history involving Abu Dharr, but I share a particularly famous one involving him and a young boy, a powerful story about the power of…
 
In an exclusive interview, The Tragically Hip's Gord Sinclair, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois and Rob Baker open up about the band's career, their three decades of brotherhood, and the loss of their friend and bandmate, Gord Downie. The nominees for the 2021 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour — writers Joseph Kertes, Thomas King and Morgan Murray — join u…
 
On this episode, after a brief interlude about McDonald’s Orange Drink, the guys discuss the legendary Canadian band, the Tragically Hip (2:50). They discuss the Hip’s new EP and their upcoming appearance at the 2021 Juno awards with Feist. They discuss the history of the band and their relationship to them, including Ali’s story of stage diving at…
 
Author E.L. James — who's best known for her wildly popular Fifty Shades novels — discusses her latest release, Freed, which she says may be the final work in the series. For the 30-year anniversary of the Juno rap category, former Rascalz manager and music executive Sol Guy reflects on his legacy, and shares his thoughts on where Canadian hip hop …
 
Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor discusses her new memoir, Rememberings: Scenes from My Complicated Life, and tells us why ripping up a picture of the pope on Saturday Night Live in 1992 didn't derail her career, but rather put her back on track. Canadian hip hop legend Maestro Fresh Wes, his former manager Farley Flex and producer Davis of …
 
On this episode Saleh, Shehlaa, and Hassan invite their friend and special guest, Ali Alnajjar, to talk about money. More specifically, the friends discuss why talking about finances - and financial mistakes in particular - is such a taboo topic in Middle Eastern culture. Whether it's falling into debt, dealing with a shopping addiction, or having …
 
Five Little Indians author Michelle Good talks about winning the Governor General's Literary Award for English-language fiction, and why we must continue telling stories about residential school survivors. Norwegian pop sensation girl in red discusses her acclaimed debut album, if i could make it go quiet, and how she feels about being called a "qu…
 
It’s our one-year anniversary so you know what that means; it’s time to take another look at Yusaku Shibata (assistant on One Piece and My Hero Academia)’s Shonen Jump Series Zipman!! Have our thoughts on the series changed one year later? You’ll have to tune in as we and Jake from the Morphing Grid discuss. Show Notes: • You can reach us at shonen…
 
Award-winning producer and songwriter Benny Blanco talks about his latest EP, Friends Keep Secrets 2, and shares what he gets from writing music for himself. On this week's screen panel, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Romeo Candido discuss Amazon's $8.5 billion US purchase of MGM, and a new study that reveals the dismal lack of Asian and Pacific Islan…
 
In today's episode, I share and discuss 8 habits of rich people or wealthy individuals, which can help us develop good financial habits and other better lifestyle habits. It's inspired by an article by Tom Corley that I've read in success magazine, Tom Corley is the author of the book, Rich habits: The daily success habits of wealthy individuals. F…
 
Emmy-winning actress Julianna Margulies talks about her new memoir, Sunshine Girl: An Unexpected Life, and recounts her troubling encounter with actor Steven Seagal. Guitarist Paul Langlois of the Tragically Hip introduces us to the band's new song, Crack My Spine Like A Whip, off their latest album, Saskadelphia. On this week's Q This music panel,…
 
The guys start out today’s show discussing unrelated pop culture that is linked in each of their minds (00:55). Then, the guys discuss the recent movie ‘Sound of Metal’, Ali’s personal connection to it and the impressive performance of Riz Ahmed (6:30). They also discuss how the movie comments on the concept of personal identity and how it relates …
 
Singer Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child opens up about her candid new memoir, Checking In, which follows her mental health journey from depression to healing. Canadian musician Béatrice Martin, a.k.a. Cœur de pirate, talks about her new solo piano album, Perséides, and how she relearned to sing after a vocal cord surgery left her unable to spea…
 
On the heels of his latest album, Country Again: Side A, country star Thomas Rhett discusses how being born into country music royalty (he's the son of singer Rhett Akins) made him feel like he had something to prove. Musician Michelle Zauner, a.k.a. Japanese Breakfast, opens up about her new memoir, Crying in H Mart, which explores her complicated…
 
On this episode Saleh, Shehlaa, and Hassan discuss the concept of a "dream job". Do dream jobs exist? Or is it something that is romanticized by books, movies, and TV shows? The three co-hosts talk about how they define a "dream job" and what their perfect career goals would look like. Enjoy!By Saleh Al Braik, Shehlaa Ali, & Hassan Al Marashi
 
Actress Sharon Stone discusses her candid new memoir, The Beauty of Living Twice, which chronicles her childhood in rural Pennsylvania, her rise to worldwide stardom and her struggles in Hollywood. Rapper Ronnie Lillard (a.k.a Reconcile) talks about the musical legacy of his friend, George Floyd, who was murdered by former police officer Derek Chau…
 
As our next episode is a relook at Zipman!! Instead of a Chibi episode, David and Jordan will rank every manga they’ve read so far from best to worst. If you'd like to have your question featured on the show you can email us at shonenflop@gmail.com, tweet us @shonenflopcast, or message us on the Shonen Flop Discord: discord.gg/Jk3h2pGMjf…
 
Canadian country music icon Shania Twain reflects on her hit album The Woman in Me on its 25th anniversary. Legendary producer Linda Perry shares the stories behind some of the huge hits she created with stars like Pink and Christina Aguilera. Grammy award-winning jazz artist Gregory Porter opens up about losing his brother to COVID-19, the healing…
 
In today's episode, I had the honour and pleasure to pick the brains of my dear brother, Doctor Abdiqudus Ali Moleed, a paediatric specialist or children's doctor for his knowledge, experience and wisdom. And he shares his thoughts on what he believes it takes to achieve your goals and dreams and many more life lessons he's learnt during his journe…
 
Actor and director Andrew McCarthy discusses his new memoir, Brat: An '80s Story, and reveals why he pulled back from fame after shooting to stardom in films like St. Elmo's Fire, Pretty in Pink and Weekend at Bernie's. Rob Baker of the Tragically Hip introduces us to the band's new single, Ouch, off their latest album, Saskadelphia. Canadian actre…
 
In today’s episode, the guys start the episode discussing Elon Musk and their surprising takes on his recent Saturday Night Live hosting gig (1:08) -- plus a brief discussion on Wayne Gretsky’s (in)famous hosting gig. Then, to commemorate the upcoming season finale of the 46th season of Saturday Night Live, Ali and Asif discuss their top 5 SNL perf…
 
Canadian geneticist and broadcaster David Suzuki talks about bringing science into our living rooms for more than 40 years, and shares why he's not interested in slowing down yet. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on Kaitlyn Greenidge's historical fiction novel, Libertie, which is inspired by the life of the first Black female doctor …
 
On this episode Saleh, Shehlaa, and Hassan share some of their interesting travel stories! During the Eid Al Fitr holidays, many people chose to travel, which made the co-hosts think about the trips they've taken and the experiences and stories they gained along the way. Hear about the time Saleh abandoned Hassan in Japan, or about the last minute …
 
In a career-spanning interview with David Shore, the Canadian TV writer reflects on more than 20 years of creating critically acclaimed shows such as House and The Good Doctor. Choreographer and tap dancer Dormeshia talks about her new theatre show, The Mayor of Harlem, which celebrates the legacy of tap icon Bill "Bojangles" Robinson — the first B…
 
Canadian comedy titan Seth Rogen discusses his debut book, Yearbook, his famous use of cannabis and why he thinks comedy is undervalued. Director Charles Officer and writer Wendy Motion Brathwaite talk about their film Akilla's Escape, which takes a blunt look at Jamaican gang culture and the reach of its international drug trade. Artist Rafael Loz…
 
In this episode we’re joined by guest Grant from Chip and Ironicus; History Honeys; and Six Feats Under. We discuss why you should read Ryou Nakama's Shonen Jump manga High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku. Show Notes: You can reach us at shonenflop@gmail.com or on Twitter @shonenflopcast Episode art by Shannon (IG: illuminyatea) You can find Grant on…
 
Rock legend Jon Bon Jovi talks about Bon Jovi's latest album 2020, finding hope in challenging times, and why he regrets the key change in Livin' on a Prayer. On this week's screen panel, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and John Semley talk about the collapse of the Golden Globes, and why Tig Notaro is replacing comedian Chris D'Elia in reshoots for Zack S…
 
In today's episode, which is the second part, we continue our conversation with our inspirational great educator Abdirahman Awale Mahamood. In this episode, he shares his thoughts on self-motivation, and how he manages his time. And several positive lifestyles changes he has made and the challenges he had to overcome to make them. And he shares adv…
 
For our last episode on Code Switching, Ali actually forgot to tell a story he had about a director insisting that the name “Asif” be pronounced a certain way. We’ve included it for you here as a bonus clip. The opinions expressed are those of the hosts, and do not reflect those of any other organizations. This podcast and website represents the op…
 
Grammy-winning musician St. Vincent opens up about her personal new album, Daddy's Home, and why she decided to reinvent herself with a '70s sound and aesthetic. Actress Sandra Oh discusses her role in the series Killing Eve, and the importance of "being true to yourself" in Hollywood. Acclaimed violinist, solo artist and Arcade Fire member Sarah N…
 
In this episode, the guys discuss the topic of code-switching (1:36). They review examples of code switching in the media including Barack Obama, Boots Riley’s “Sorry to Bother You” and Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele’s code switching sketch on “Key & Peele”. They also discuss the Harvard Business Review’s piece on code-switching in the workpla…
 
Punk rocker Dexter Holland of The Offspring discusses the band's 10th studio album, Let the Bad Times Roll, and fills us in on his other job as a doctorate-holding molecular biologist. Musicians Jasper Verhulst and Merve Dasdemir of the Amsterdam-based rock band Altin Gün tell us how they're breathing new life into traditional Turkish folk songs. P…
 
CNN news anchor Jake Tapper discusses his new novel, The Devil May Dance, and shares how discovering his family tree in Manitoba led him to tweet about Canada's slow vaccine rollout. Our fashion contributor Mosha Lundström Halbert tells us why TikTok influencers are replacing the role of fashion editors and runway shows, how this shift will impact …
 
On this episode Saleh, Shehlaa, and Hassan invite their friend and special guest, Ali Alnajjar, to talk about why the Arab world is obsessed with keeping up appearances. It's not uncommon that we get compared to others growing up, either as a misguided form of encouragement or when we are told off as children. And with the rise of social media, we …
 
British comedian James Acaster explains how experiencing the worst year of his life led him to create his new comedy special, Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999. Toronto-born actress Jayne Eastwood discusses her 50-year career and the joys of playing a shockingly shameless senior citizen in the CBC web series Hey Lady! — a lead role written just for her…
 
In this episode of Shonen Flop Chibi, David and Jordan give their first thoughts on why everyone should read the Shonen Jump manga Highschool Family created by Ryou Nakama. Listen in as they give an overview of the first chapter, why they decided to do a recommendation episode, and ultimately their “power word” to describe the series so far. Along …
 
In today's episode which is the first of a two-part series, I pick the brain of an inspirational great educator of nearly 25 years - Abdirahman Awale Mahamood for his knowledge, experience and wisdom. Abdirahman is most commonly known as ''Mr Mohamood'' to two generations of Somali children as he has been working at and still is at Firth Park secon…
 
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