Backmasking on The Hour

Back in February 2006, CBC’s The Hour made a road trip through Alberta. They interviewed me for a short segment about backmasking in which they featured my website.

For your viewing pleasure, here is the clip. (Just bear with me getting through the first 15 seconds).

[The Hour: Backmasking – YouTube]

The producer that arranged the interview gave me a DVD with this clip. She said she didn’t have any problem with me putting it on YouTube so please enjoy!

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One Red Paperclip

One Red Paperclip is a site about one man’s successful attempt at trading one red paperclip for something bigger and better until, 14 trades later, he had a house. File under, “why didn’t I think of that?”

Coincidentally, because of the One Red Paperclip guy’s challenge to CBC’s The Hour, the show went to Yahk, BC and on the way they did a couple of shows in Calgary. It was one of those Calgary episodes that I was on.


Interview Beyond My Wildest Dreams

So I thought my huge interview last week that would be broadcast to 2 million listeners would be the peak of follow-up attention from the Wall Street Journal article on my backmasking page. I’m pleased to say, and more than a little in shock, that in fact I was just asked for an even bigger interview on a tv show that has 6.1 million viewers.

This is the big league, their previous guests have included Bono, Sean Puffy Combs, Chris Martin, Foo Fighters, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Paul Anka, Matthew McConaughey, Richard Bronson and many more. I’m keeping the name of the show under wraps for now—it’s a show you’ve heard of, but I don’t want to jinx myself. I just have to say, this is a dream come true.

Update: I was on The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos.