20 episodes

Former VJ and host Erica Ehm gets personal with the MuchMusic personalities you probably grew up watching in the 80’s and 90’s, sharing stories and perspectives on how Much made them who they are today. 
With the heady days of music television as a flashpoint, this podcast explores the theme of reinvention with entertaining anecdotes and useful insights to inspire listeners to face the next chapter of their lives.
A mix of music and memories, gossip and advice, secrets and successes, expect the unexpected every week. Make sure you SUBSCRIBE so you never miss an episode!
Erica has also set up a feedback line so you can leave your memories, questions and guest suggestions. 1-833-972-7272

Erica Ehm: Reinvention of the VJ Erica Ehm

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 120 Ratings

Former VJ and host Erica Ehm gets personal with the MuchMusic personalities you probably grew up watching in the 80’s and 90’s, sharing stories and perspectives on how Much made them who they are today. 
With the heady days of music television as a flashpoint, this podcast explores the theme of reinvention with entertaining anecdotes and useful insights to inspire listeners to face the next chapter of their lives.
A mix of music and memories, gossip and advice, secrets and successes, expect the unexpected every week. Make sure you SUBSCRIBE so you never miss an episode!
Erica has also set up a feedback line so you can leave your memories, questions and guest suggestions. 1-833-972-7272

    Simon Evans

    Simon Evans

    Erica gets personal with host of indie show The Wedge Simon Evans who shares the hilarious reason he was put on air, what behind the scenes politics were like at Much and how he went from intern to influencing the Canadian music scene. Simon opens up about some regrets, his tales of traveling across Europe in a cramped van with a heavy metal band, and what he learned about life while working at MuchMusic for close to 20 years.

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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Rebecca Rankin

    Rebecca Rankin

    Erica Ehm chats with Rebecca Rankin about going from a modelling career to covering grisly crime scenes, how she landed her job at MuchMusic, and why a hot tub ended her video hosting career at VH1. Rebecca shares the behind the scenes story of interviewing the President of the United States, why her marriage to one of Hollywood’s top filmmakers fell apart, and how motherhood lead her to an unexpected career path. Please rate, review and follow the podcast! You can be a part of the show! Please leave your memories, questions and guest suggestions by calling 1-833-972-7272

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    • 1 hr 36 min
    Mike Campbell

    Mike Campbell

    Erica gets personal with Mike Campbell about why MuchMusic may not have existed without him, his profound effect on the Canadian music scene, and the hilarious story behind Mike and Mike's Excellent Cross Canada Adventures. Mike opens up about his favorite spots in Canada, how he has remained relevant in the music business for over thirty years, and the woman who became his guardian angel when he was about to lose his home. Please rate, review and follow the podcast! You can be a part of the show! Please leave your memories, questions and guest suggestions by calling 1-833-972-7272

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    • 1 hr 57 min
    Laurie Brown

    Laurie Brown

    Erica gets personal with Laurie Brown about being discovered in the basement of MuchMusic, how she ended up hosting The Power Hour, and what she learned from interviewing David Bowie sixteen times.    Laurie opened up about why she’s not a big reader, how she lost her CBC job and her husband at the same time, the story behind her beloved late-night radio show The Signal, and why she left radio to start her own Pondercast podcast. Please rate, review and follow the podcast! You can be a part of the show! Please leave your memories, questions and guest suggestions by calling 1-833-972-7272

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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Terry David Mulligan

    Terry David Mulligan

    Erica Ehm chats with Terry David Mulligan about his early broadcasting career with stories about John Candy, Janis Joplin, Jimmy Hendrix and Joni Mitchell, how he brought MuchMusic to Western Canada, and his secret sauce to get amazing interviews. Terry also talks about how Kiss taught him to handle difficult interviews, how he ended up hosting a wine show with Jason Priestly and how he manages to keep on rocking at 80 years old. Please rate, review follow the podcast! You can be a part of the show! Please leave your memories, questions and guest suggestions by calling 1-833-972-7272

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Natalie Richard

    Natalie Richard

    On this episode of Reinvention of the VJ Erica Ehm has some laughs with Natalie Richard who shares her hilarious journey from Musique Plus to MuchMusic, and the many twists and turns along the way.
    Natalie reminisces about Mike Myers changing the trajectory of her career, why she didn’t date while working at Much, the responsibility of hosting French Kiss, and how she turned a passion for wine into a new career.
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    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
120 Ratings

120 Ratings

Alberta Greg ,

Denise Donlon

Great interview. Denise is a very impressive woman. I enjoyed every minute.

Greg

'Sauga Drummer ,

A blast from the past!

Great to hear Erica doing these interviews. Some really interesting stories that haven't been told before.

RZA48 ,

Fantastic

A wonderful trip down memory lane for a pop culture nerd and a fascinating ‘where are they now’ and a ‘how did they get there’. So much fun.

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