Broadcaster Mark Wigmore hosts the new podcast, "Art at the End of the World". Enjoy long-form conversations with fascinating personalities who have helped to shape culture, while learning how they work within, and interpret our changing times. Artists, entertainers, and innovators speak to their life experience and craft while reflecting on what it is to make and curate art in the current political and cultural climate. Season 2 will welcome neo-classical phenomenon Alexandra Streliski, filmmaker Robert Lantos, Theatre groundbreakers Chris Abraham & Weyni Mengesha, documentarian Alan Zweig, and many more. Get to know the artists and thinkers helping to shape culture, and find out how they create and reflect, here at the end.
Gordon Lightfoot is the season finale guest on the "Art at the End of the World" Podcast
Carolyn Taylor of Baroness Von Sketch
This week on the Podcast, Mark welcomes comedian and actress Carolyn Taylor of the hit television show, "Baroness Von Sketch" for a far reaching conversation that spans her early days with The Second City, to 4 culture-changing seasons with her hilarious CBC/Netflix sketch comedy series.
Remix - John Donabie
Legendary Broadcaster, interviewer and musicologist John Donabie has a conversation with Mark about a life on the air! From his days spinning 45s in Oshawa to interviewing Ella Fitzgerald, John Lennon, The Beach Boys and James Brown on his highly rated major market programs. Music and stories that span Beatlemania & The Last Waltz, to 9-11 and the '68 Democratic convention.
Legendary Music Promoter Richard Flohil
This week on the Podcast, Mark welcomes music promoter, publicist, talent incubation specialist and journalist Richard Flohil. The 85-year-old shares stories from 6 decades in show business, from BB King and Louis Armstong to Serena Ryder and film composer John Barry!
Remix - Heroine
Drag performer Heroine (Matteo Cassano) speaks to Mark Wigmore about 12 years of Drag Queen memories, what it takes to make show business magic, and a no-nonsense take on RuPaul's Drag Race!
Billy Talent's Ben Kowalewicz
Mark Wigmore welcomes Billy Talent frontman Ben Kowalewicz for an energetic conversation that covers the band's response to a music industry seachange, fatherhood, and his enthusiasm for the future of rock and roll.
I love it!!! Mark is a great host not only in the Podcast, but also on the Radio!! Will there be a season 3??
Art at the end... amazing premise
Well done! The world needed this podcast for so many reasons. It’s time to make sense of what’s going on from the creators themselves. What are they experiencing? What are their solutions? Can’t wait to hear the rest of the episodes.