Posts Tagged ‘Claire McNear’

NEWSTALK 1010: Josh Groban + Jessica Rothe + Jim Cuddy + Claire McNear!

This week on the Richard Crouse Show Podcast we meet international superstar Josh Groban who talks about writing and recording his new album “Harmony” while in lockdown in Los Angeles.

Then, Jessica Rothe & Harry Shum Jr., stars of the romantic drama “All My Life” stop by. The pair play a young couple whose wedding plans are put into jeopardy when the groom-to-be is diagnosed with a terminal disease.

Then, Canadian icon Jim Cuddy talks about his new single “Good News” and author Claire McNear talks about her new book “Answers in the Form of Questions: A Definitive History and Insider’s Guide to Jeopardy!”

Listen to the whole thing HERE! (Link coming soon)

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Each week on the nationally syndicated Richard Crouse Show, Canada’s most recognized movie critic brings together some of the most interesting and opinionated people from the movies, television and music to put a fresh spin on news from the world of lifestyle and pop-culture. Tune into this show to hear in-depth interviews with actors and directors, to find out what’s going on behind the scenes of your favourite shows and movies and get a new take on current trends. Recent guests include Ethan Hawke, director Brad Bird, comedian Gilbert Gottfried, Eric Roberts, Brian Henson, Jonathan Goldsmith a.k.a. “The most interesting man in the world,” and best selling author Linwood Barclay.

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On the Saturday December 12, 2020 episode of “Pop Life” we meet Claire McNear, author of “Answers in the Form of Questions: A Definitive History and Insider’s Guide to Jeopardy!” We talk about the passing of host Alex Trebek, the shows enduring appeal and how to beat the buzzer.

Then, the “Pop Life” panel, one day “Jeopardy!” champion Emma Badame, John Moore who played the game but was gone before Final Jeopardy and Francisco Ramos, a Los Angeles stand up comedian who says he learned comic timing by watching the show.

Watch the whole thing HERE!

Film critic and pop culture historian Richard Crouse shares a toast with celebrity guests and entertainment pundits every week on CTV News Channel’s talk show POP LIFE.

Featuring in-depth discussion and debate on pop culture and modern life, POP LIFE features sit-down interviews with celebrities from across the entertainment world, including rock legends Sting and Bob Geldof, musicians Josh Groban and Sarah Brightman, comedian Ken Jeong, writer Fran Lebowitz, superstar jazz musician Diana Krall, stand-up comedian and CNN host W. Kamau Bell, actors Danny DeVito and Jay Baruchel, celebrity chefs Bobby Flay and Nigella Lawson, and many more.