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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ask Santa for World Peace

A little girl asks Santa for world peace courtesy of Local Anxiety (aka Kevin Crofton and Mark Leiren-Young). Local Anxiety’s new CD and/or digital release, Greenpieces, and their classic, Forgive Us We’re Canadian — are now available on iTunes and CDbaby.com For more on Local Anxiety visit www.leiren-young.com After you listen be sure to Ask […]

Oh Christmas Tree Oh 21st Century

A 21st Century version of O Christmas Tree (O Tannenbaum) written and performed by Local Anxiety (aka Kevin Crofton and Mark Leiren-Young). Local Anxiety’s new CD and/or digital release — the eco-comedy Greenpieces and their classic, Forgive Us We’re Canadian — are now available on iTunes and CDbaby.com For more on Local Anxiety visit www.leiren-young.com […]

Oh Christmas Tree, Local Anxiety Tree Farm Trailer

In anticipation of the new Local Anxiety Christmas video- a brief trailer. The music video and the comedy sketches being released leading up to christmas are also in connection with our Ask Santa For World Peace and a Greener Christmas Campaign- which you can join on facebook here: http://tinyurl.com/2dpgbu2 Or sign up for updates at […]

Local Anxiety B-Roll One "Oh Christmas Tree": We start at a Tree Farm…..

In anticipation of the new Local Anxiety Christmas video we helped shoot a week ago, we’re releasing part one of the B-Roll Footage for Local Anxiety’s "Oh Christmas Tree" music video. The music video and the comedy sketches being released leading up to christmas are also in connection with our Ask Santa For World Peace […]

Local Anxiety Presents: A New Canadian National Anthem

Local Anxiety Presents a politically correct National Anthem. Video thanks to Local Anxiety: www.localanxiety.com and Tau Rayne: www.talkingrayne.com Find Local Anxiety on Facebook! Category: News & PoliticsUploaded by: talkingrayneHosted: youtube Tweet