The Work Report

The Work Report features comedian Matt Wright interviewing a different creator about their routines, backgrounds, and how they get everything done. New episodes each Monday. 

Episode 31 - James Mirtle

Sportswriter James Mirtle (editor of The Athletic Toronto, The Leaf Report Podcast, Globe and Mail) comes by and talks about running a start-up, the changing state of journalism, and how Auston Matthews is the best. 

Episode 30 - Jonathan Torrens

On episode 30 of The Work Report, TV's Jonathan Torrens (Taggart and Torrens Podcast, Trailer Park Boys, Mr. D) comes by to discuss the importance of balance, RVing, and "smoking as yoga". 

Episode 29 - Kat Mclevey

Originally recorded in August 2016, Matt sits down with musician Kat Mclevey to talk about how a brain injury shaped who she is today, hobbies, and more. Check it!

Episode 28 - Tom Power

Originally recorded in July 2016, Matt sits down with Tom Power (q, CBC Radio 2, The Dardanelles) to talk about broadcasting, messy desks, and anxiety. They also share a love/hate relationship with chewing things. 

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Episode 27 - Dino Archie

Vancouver/LA comedian Dino Archie (Jimmy Kimmel Live, Adam Devine's House Party, Seattle International Comedy Competition Winner) joins The Work Report to discuss doing Jimmy Kimmel, his 30's, and his week in Newfoundland.  

Episode 26 - John Cullen

Comedian, curler, and teacher John Cullen stops by The Work Report to discuss how he balances it all. Also, Matt and John reflect about a baffling encounter with an audience member. 

Episode 25 - Ivan Decker

Vancouver based comedian Ivan Decker (Just For Laughs, The Debaters, Winnipeg Comedy Fest) joins the 25th episode of The Work Report. Matt and Ivan discuss clothes, packing strategies, and Game of Thrones (SPOILERS). 

Episode 24 - Graham Kay

Hilarious comedian Graham Kay (Just For Laughs Homegrown Winner 2013, Halifax Comedy Festival, Seattle International Comedy Competition) pops into The Work Report to discuss his pre-comedy jobs, history, and Newfoundland's quirks. 

Episode 23 - Megan Warren

Repartee lead singer Megan Warren drops by The Work Report! Check out Repartee's debut album on Spotify, iTunes, and tour dates at www.reparteemusic.ca. 

Episode 22 - Chad Pelley

Author Chad Pelley (Away From Everywhere, Every Little Thing, The Overcast) joins the Work Report and discusses whether or not being five minutes late is a sin, drowning in emails, and...the economy?

Episode 21 - Deanne Foley

Director/filmmaker Deanne Foley (Relative Happiness, Beat Down, Republic of Doyle) joins The Work Report to discuss making a feature, working at McDonald's, and having kids. 

Episode 20 - Cathy Jones

Cathy Jones (22 Minutes, CODCO, The Grand Seduction) is the 20th guest on The Work Report! Cathy talks about how one becomes a buddhist in Newfoundland, mental health, and acid. 

Episode 19 - Steve Maloney

Singer/songwriter Steve Maloney (Steve Maloney + The Wandering Kind) stops by The Work Report to talk about writing a new album, bar shows, and smoking. 

Episode 17 - Greg Thomey

Greg Thomey (This Hour Has 22 Minutes founding member) is the 17th guest on The Work Report. He talks about how 22 Minutes got started, growing up in Newfoundland, and not having Facebook. Get into it!

Episode 14 - Fortunate Ones

Fortunate Ones (Andrew James O'Brien and Catherine Allan) join The Work Report to talk about being a couple and a band at the same time. Also, monsters. And poop. 

Episode 13 - Mike Fardy

Hilarious comedian/writer/director Mike Fardy is the lucky 13th guest of The Work Report. Mike and Matt reminisce about being roommates, the education system, and dogs with human names.