The Jann Arden Podcast

The Jann Arden Podcast

Jann Arden

THE JANN ARDEN PODCAST is a weekly show hosted by multi-talented Canadian icon Jann Arden alongside Caitlin Green and Sarah Burke. The self-titled podcast discusses the challenges, triumphs, and tribulations of everyday life. Every week, you can expect a relatable experience that explores what makes all humans authentically themselves with a variety of special guests including musicians, actors, politicians, writers, and athletes. New episodes publish every Friday!

Categories: Arts

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Rick Mercer is back to discuss their 'Will They or Won't They' tour and the joy of spreading "mirth" to audiences across Canada. They reflect on their favourite tour experiences and share some behind the scenes moments, including the misconception that Peter Mansbridge is traveling with them and doing the voiceover for their show from backstage. Jann and Rick discuss their on-stage dynamic and chemistry and the enjoyment they get from making people laugh, along with the importance of respect and kindness to eachother. They also discuss the changing landscape of television and the possibility of future projects together. This week’s episode is brought to you by the home and auto insurance brand Canadians trust most, Intact Insurance. In case you're not familiar with THE Rick Mercer; he is a Canadian comedian, television personality, political satirist and author. He is best known for his work on the CBC Television comedy shows This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Made In Canada and Rick Mercer Report. He is the author of four books all of which have been national best sellers. Mercer has received nearly 30 Gemini Awards and Canadian Screen awards for his work on television. His CBC Television special Talking To Americans remains the highest rated Canadian comedy special ever with 2.7 million viewers. Rick holds Honorary Doctorates from Memorial University, Laurentian University, University of British Columbia, McMaster University, Bishop's University, Brock University and the University of Guelph. In 2014, he received Honorary Doctorates from the Royal Military Academy and from University of Western Ontario and York University. He is on the board of directors of Historica Canada, an organization dedicated to promoting Canadian history, identity and citizenship. They are the "Heritage Minute" people. He is also a recipient of the Governor Generals Performing Arts Award for lifetime achievement and in 2014 was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada. He is a native of St. John's, Newfoundland. Find out more about Rick Mercer: Jann, Caitlin & Sarah also discuss their fabulous 'company dinner' this week at Gia (don't forget to check out Stefanos Sandwiches), and Caitlin tries to pull Jann further into reality television. Keep sending your voicenotes in at (click the little red microphone at the bottom of the page) and have a great long weekend! We are thrilled to be working with our friends at Intact Insurance again and they've got so many great tips for any Canadian long weekend HERE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Previous episodes

  • 251 - Rick Mercer: Will They or Won't They? 
    Fri, 17 May 2024
  • 250 - On The Road Again 
    Fri, 10 May 2024
  • 249 - Tarot Lori: Burn Your Sh*t 
    Fri, 03 May 2024
  • 248 - The Tortured Poets Podcast Department 
    Fri, 26 Apr 2024
  • 247 - Kate Bowler: Know Your Own Belovedness 
    Fri, 19 Apr 2024
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