Yorick: Mark Leiren-Young

“A more polite, eco-friendly version of Hunter S. Thompson”, this award winning author, director, filmmaker, journalist, and comedian’s past and ongoing projects include “Never Shoot a Stampede Queen”, “GreenPieces”, “Canadians for Climate Change” and most recently, performing “Hockey Nut in Canada” on Urban Rush.

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  • Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:06:39 +0000: Norway’s Whaling Ways: Sandefjord’s Whaling Museum (Hvalfangstmuseet)   - MLY

    Today Norway is one of only three whaling nations in the world, but the country’s whaling operations used to be worldwide. Dag Ingemar Børresen of Sandefjord’s Whaling Museum (Hvalfangstmuseet) on Norway’s whaling history and the market for Minke meat. “I guess…Norwegians are not very…. I mean it was just….  a whale.  I don’t think Norwegians […]

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  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:45:13 +0000: Five Incorrect Uses of Satire - MLY

    So I saw this headline today in Canada’s allegedly National Post and as someone who believes no topics are off-limits for comedy came up with five truly incorrect uses of satire. 1. Cleaning the oven. Satire will not get your oven clean and is an ineffective cleaning product, especially if the jokes are dirty. 2. Babysitter. Satire […]

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  • Sat, 21 Oct 2017 02:00:15 +0000: Moby Doll & Granny (The Hundred-Year-Old-Whale) - MLY

    The BC Maritime Museum launched a new series of “Nautical Nights” with Skaana host, Mark Leiren-Young, talking about the secret origins of The Killer Whale Who Changed the World and his documentary The-Hundred-Year-Old Whale which premieres this month at Planet in Focus in Toronto. Skaana podcasts connect you to news and experts and their discussions […]

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  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:44:51 +0000: Orca Update: RIP Sonic & #stopkm - MLY

    When we set out to launch the Skaana podcast there were 83 Southern Resident orcas in the Salish Sea. Today there are 76. We’re losing matriarchs, we’re losing babies. The Center for Whale Research just declared that J52, Sonic, was missing and presumed dead. The last images of Sonic showed that he was starving to death. […]

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  • Fri, 04 Aug 2017 11:44:13 +0000: Alexandra Morton on wild salmon, sick salmon & the Sea Shepherd - MLY

    Alexandra Morton (@alex4salmon) is one of Canada’s most famous eco-activists. The best-selling author’s fight to save the west coast’s wild salmon attracted the attention of the Sea Shepherd Society and  launched Operation Virus Hunter – a mission to publicize Morton’s research into open sea salmon farms. Tune in if you care about oceans, orcas, salmon […]

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