Tundra Road

Many many Christmases ago Mark Leiren-Young heard Bruce Springsteen singing, “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and thought… The Boss should have his own Christmas carol… Art Norris agreed and we sat down to record, “Tundra Road.” The video adaptation is courtesy of the amazing Erik Libonao. Category: Comedy Uploaded by: MarkLeirenYoung Hosted: youtube Tweet

David Suzuki Saves Toronto

Mark Leiren-Young meets Canadian eco-icon David Suzuki in a clip from the world’s first eco-comedy — Greenpieces. Greenpieces won an EarthVision Award in 2000 from KPBS in San Diego and features Leiren-Young and Kevin Crofton (aka Local Anxiety). It was directed by Eli Gorn and produced by Gorn and Leiren-Young for VTV. It also aired […]

Event Update: The Slipknot Sept. 24

Fringe Legend TJ Dawe gives Tav Rayne, director of the Rain for the Planet Media Foundation the details about the upcoming performance of The Slipknot- being performed at the Waterfront Theatre. This acclaimed show is a fundraiser for the Vancouer Fringe. Some come out and support the arts in Vancouver. For More Information: About the […]

Vancouver Event Update: Basically Good Kids Sept. 23

Peter Elliott the Dean of Christ Church Cathedral chats with Tav Rayne, director of the Rain for the Planet Media Foundation about Basically Good Kids, a Play by Mark Leiren-Young. You can find out the full event details and read updates about what the results are of the performance, expert panel discussion and audience participation […]

Vancouver I Love You – Teaser Trailer!

Rain for the Planet Media presents a brand new podcast/webisode called "Vancouver I Love." Help celebrate and support all things you love about Vancouver! www.thisismyvancouver.org www.rainfortheplanet.org Category: Nonprofits & ActivismUploaded by: rainfortheplanetHosted: youtube Tweet

Cool Canucks, Hot Fans!

Canuck Fan Girls- in their natural element. Make today kiss a Canuck Day. Enjoy a few moments of cute Canadian girls dancing, and pics of cute Canucks Fans in Vancouver during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Go CANUCKS! Vancouver has the cutest fan girls!! xo Category: SportsUploaded by: talkingrayneHosted: youtube Tweet

Hockey Nut in Canada

Local Anxiety’s classic hockey anthem updated with a bit of 2011 Canucks magic. Hockey Nut in Canada was played at Canucks home games throughout the ’94 Stanley Cup run. Written by Art Norris and Mark Leiren-Young and fine tuned by Kevin Crofton. Video editing by Colin Roy. Category: SportsUploaded by: MarkLeirenYoungHosted: youtube Tweet

Hockey Night In Nashville

Hockey Night in Nashville — a classic tune by Vancouver’s own Local Anxiety (aka Kevin Crofton & Mark Leiren-Young) that is featured on the CD Hockey’s Greatest Hits and also available on iTunes… Visit us at www.leiren-young.com Video created by Tav Rayne Category: ComedyUploaded by: MarkLeirenYoungHosted: youtube Tweet

Charlie Sheen for Prime Minister?

Because doesn’t everyone realize that Stephen Harper is a total bitchin’ rock star from Mars? Brought to you by the ReformaTory Party of Canada. Category: News & PoliticsUploaded by: MarkLeirenYoungHosted: youtube Tweet

Parliamentary Democracy for Dummies (and/or Leaders of Federal Canadian Political Parties)

Did Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, pass high school social studies class? Can anyone produce a long form report card proving he passed high school social studies? Category: Film & AnimationUploaded by: MarkLeirenYoungHosted: youtube Tweet