Shoot the Spotted Owl

Kevin Crofton performs Local Anxiety’s "Shoot the Spotted Owl" at the Vancouver International Folk Festival in a clip from the EarthVision Award winning TV special, Greenpieces. Category: ComedyUploaded by: MarkLeirenYoungHosted: youtube Tweet

A Very Conservative Christmas Message (From Canada)

A special Christmas message from your very Conservative Member of Parliament. Category: ComedyUploaded by: MarkLeirenYoungHosted: youtube Tweet

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 […]

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

The Real Michael Ignatieff?

This ad was approved by the ReformaTory Party of Canada and the committee to avoid talking about anything resembling actual issues… Category: News & PoliticsUploaded by: MarkLeirenYoungHosted: youtube Tweet

A New Year’s Resolution for Santa

It’s time for Santa to shape up, before all those Christmas cookies take their toll on his ticker. Written and directed by Mark Leiren-Young — winner of the Leacock Medal for Humour for his comic memoir, Never Shoot a Stampede Queen. Warning: This video does not mention Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, sex, or Sarah Palin. […]

Merry Bieber-mas!

OMG Justin Bieber! What else would any young girl want for Christmas besides Canada’s biggest international export in 2010. Written and directed by Mark Leiren-Young (The Green Chain) and produced by the Rain for the Planet Media Foundation. Category: ComedyUploaded by: MarkLeirenYoungHosted: youtube Tweet

Ask Santa for A Greener Planet

Can Santa deliver a green Christmas? A new Local Anxiety holiday video written and directed by Mark Leiren-Young (author of the Stephen Leacock Medal winning Never Shoot a Stampede Queen). For more eco-comedy visit www.leiren-young.com Produced by Rain for the Planet Media Foundation — be sure to join our Ask Santa for World Peace campaign […]