Evan Carter

Even though we’re on our annual summer hiatus, we never stop working over at the Am I Write office tower. So, here’s a special summer bonus episode with one of our absolute favourite comedians, Mr. Evan Carter! Evan has been a part of the Canadian comedy scene for almost 200 years (his words). In truth, […]
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Vera Santamaria

You like BoJack Horseman? Community? Up All Night? Outsourced? Playing House?? Of course you do – you’re not ridiculous. Today on the podcast we have the hilarious, Vera Santamaria, who has written on all of them. Vera lets us know what it’s like to be a player in some of the biggest writer’s rooms fancy Hollywood has to offer. […]
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Nick Beaton

We’re back! This week’s guest is hilarious comedian, east coast swashbuckler, and sitcom writer, Nick Beaton! Nick recently completed writing on the second season of Canadian sitcom, “Spun Out”, starring Kids In The Hall great, Dave Foley. But in addition to that, Nick is an accomplished standup comic and a regular headliner in Canada and […]
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Aisha Alfa

You’d think having a former life coach on the show would help the three of us, but after this episode, you’ll see, we can’t be saved. This week on the show we have hilarious comedian, actor, and writer of her own web series, Aisha Alfa! Aisha has had quite the life and she is just […]
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Amanda Brooke Perrin

Last night, Alberta elected an NDP government. In honour of that historic vote, and by total coincidence, we have native Albertan, the one and only, Amanda Brooke Perrin! If you don’t know Amanda already, you’ll know her soon, and not just because you listened to her on our podcast. She’s poised to take over the […]
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Glenn Sumi

It’s time for another episode and this week we have Now Magazine’s arts critic, Mr. Glenn Sumi!! Glenn gives us the ins and outs of what it’s like to be a reviewer. He tells how he got his start, what’s it’s like to deal with backlash from somebody he’s critiqued, and how he has basically […]
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Gavin Crawford

The description of this episode should be just two words: GAVIN CRAWFORD! Gavin, who got his start as a cast member at the famed Second City in Toronto, has twice starred in his very own television series. First was The Gavin Crawford Show, and the second was Gavin Crawford’s Wild Wild West. You’ll find them […]
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Jenn Engels

Today on the Am I Write Podcast, the “not-so-intelligent-us-guys” interview the very intelligent Jenn Engels!! Darryl and Mark have known Jenn for over a decade through standup, but she has gone on to achieve more than Darryl and Mark could ever possibly achieve combined. Jenn Engels is an award winning writer and producer, writing for a variety […]
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Ron Sparks

If you search famous people from Chatham-Kent Ontario on Wikipedia, just a few spots below a guy named Geoffrey O’Hara (famous for a song called K-K-K Katy, which we assume is about two carefree and extremely racist teenagers falling in love), you’ll find this week’s guest, the lovable, and incredibly not racist, Ron Sparks! Ron’s resume […]
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Christina Walkinshaw

This week we welcome into the Mark Bennett Recording Studios and Dining Room Table, a comedian, writer, serial dater, social media darling Christina “Walkinsauce” Walkinshaw! Originally from Vancouver, but now making her home in Toronto, there were stops in Ottawa and LA in between, Christina sort of almost accidentally burst on the Canadian comedy scene […]
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Matt Watts

For those of you who like to keep up on all of the Canadian entertainment news, CBC announced this week that they’re bringing back their critically acclaimed show Michael: Tuesdays And Thursdays. Why do we mention that? Well,  because this week we have one of the creators, writers, and star of that very show, Mr. […]
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Arthur Simeon

As every fan of stand-up comedy knows, Uganda and hilarious comedians go hand in hand, our guest this week is no exception to that golden rule, it’s damn funny comedian, Arthur Simeon. Arthur is the real deal. He headlines across the country, he’s been to all the major festivals, and he’s a hugely popular regular […]
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Alex Nussbaum

Our guest on this episode iss no stranger to Mark, Pete, and Darryl – he’s a long-time friend and fellow stand-up comedian and long-time friend, Alex Nussbaum!! Alex’s success in stand up is no secret. He’s a regular at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, was nominated for Best Male Stand-Up at the Canadian […]
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Laurie Elliott

She’s a stand-up comedian, she’s a writer, she’s an actress, she’s one of the nicest people you will ever meet… this week we have the incredible Laurie Elliott! In addition to being an award winning comedian (she actually beat Darryl out for the Tim Sim’s Encouragement Award, after years of therapy he can just now […]
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Sean Jara

Sean Jara is our very special guest on this episode. Sean, in spite of being a long time friend of our own Producer Pete, is incredibly accomplished. In addition to working on live action shows, he’s carved out a niche as one of the biggest names in the animation writing game. Much like his wife, […]
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Graham Clark

He’s a stand-up comedian, he’s an incredibly popular podcaster, he’s just had a TV show idea of his optioned, and he’s in the midst of putting together his second one man show which he’s bringing to the Edinburgh Festival this summer…so much for the idea that vegetarians are too weak to do anything. This week’s […]
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Alexandra Zarowny

Our latest episode is actually one of the first episodes we recorded, but we’re just releasing it now. Why? That’s not important! (It’s clearly Pete’s fault) This episode is a real treat. Our guest is big shot, award nominated, nonstop working, screenwriting phenom, Alexandra Zarowny!! Alex currently writes for two popular, and very different, shows; […]
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Craig Davidson aka Nick Cutter

On this episode we welcome the prolific and very talented author Craig Davidson. Just a few of the books he’s already published, include the critically acclaimed “Rust and Bone”, “The Fighter”, and “Cataract City”. We also welcome terrifying horror writer Nick Cutter. No, we’re not watering down the episode by having two guests – it’s […]
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Fraser Young

Popular writer and comedian Fraser Young stops by the Am I Write Podcast studio to talk shop about his stand-up career, writing for the hit show, “Spun Out”, starring Dave Foley, his time working with George Stoumboulopoulos on “The Hour”, the show “Almost Heroes”, and so much more!! Hilarious and full of information – Fraser’s podcast is […]
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Craig Lauzon

Mark, Darryl and Producer Pete talk to the incredibly talented Mr. Craig Lauzon, Esquire. Craig discusses his experience as an actor, writer, and comic, and the ins and outs of writing for an alternative crowd versus a more mainstream audience. Specifically, Craig talks about his experiences writing and performing for the Royal Canadian Air Farce. […]
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Debra DiGiovanni

The boys have a lot of fun talking to the never shy, always brash (with just a hint of sugar), the lovely, the one, the only, MS. DEBRA DiGIOVANNI!!! This ex-snowbird calls Los Angeles home now and schools Mark, Darryl and Producer Pete performing stand-up for a US crowd and writing on the fly (and she dishes a […]
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