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A Human Being In Conversation
A Human Being In Conversation
Steve Waxman

The Creationists has pivoted into Human Being, a conversation with a different human talking about the road they travelled to get to... more

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A conversation with Rik Emmett

Way back in 1988, guitarist Rik Emmett stunned fans when he left the successful Canadian rock group Triumph to pursue... more

28 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
A Conversation With Jane Harbury

Jane Harbury has been a beloved figure in the Canadian music industry from her days washing dishes at Toronto's legendary... more

20 Feb 2024 · 47 minutes
Jeff Woods Wants To Turn You On

Welcome to episode 50! When I started this podcast  I had no idea whether anyone would listen or how far... more

19 Apr 2023 · 38 minutes
Story Coaching with Erin Rodgers

We all tell stories in our daily lives.  Some are just the mundane answers to the question "How was your... more

13 Mar 2023 · 30 minutes
The Science of Sneakers with Gordon Valiant

Gordon Valiant is a bio-mechanics engineer and 30+ year veteran at Nike where he helped develop ground breaking athletic footwear. ... more

16 Nov 2022 · 26 minutes
Rock Journalism with Tim Sommer

Tim Sommer has had a remarkable life in the music industry. He became a rock journalist at the age of... more

27 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Do What You Love, Love What You Do with Tim Pierce

There’s that old saying “Do what you love, love what you.” When Tim Pierce moved to LA from Arizona, he... more

15 Jun 2022 · 34 minutes
Living a True North Life with Bernie Finkelstein

I think that it's probably fair to say that Bernie Finkelstein is one of the architects of the Canadian music... more

05 Apr 2022 · 1 hour,
Imperfectly Kind with Julie Adam

One of the reasons that I started The Creationists podcast was in hopes of inspiring listeners to explore their own... more

25 Jan 2022 · 41 minutes
Sub Pop Records with Jonathan Poneman

I've worked in the music business for over half my life. One of the great privileges is to hear an... more

12 Jan 2022 · 50 minutes
Creating Live Sound with Doug McClement

Over the course of his 45 year career, Doug McClement has established himself and his company, LiveWire, as the go... more

24 Nov 2021 · 43 minutes
Chronicling the Life of Massey Hall with David McPherson

Toronto’s Massey Hall joins Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall and Boston’s Symphony Hall as one of the world's classic concert... more

20 Oct 2021 · 39 minutes
Creating Triple Bogey Beer with Geoff Tait

In the early 2000's, Geoff Tait was running his fashion forward golf apparel company Quagmire.  The business was flying and... more

29 Sep 2021 · 30 minutes
Still Life with Kurt Swinghammer

In the late 1980s and early 90s, Kurt Swinghammer’s artwork became synonymous with the city Toronto as well as the... more

14 Sep 2021 · 47 minutes
Reinvention with Rik Emmett

As a member of the Canadian rock trio Triumph, Rik Emmett has sold millions of records and toured the world... more

01 Sep 2021 · 40 minutes
One Billion Streams with Josh A

How did his music get to one billion streams?Why is he not interested in signing with a record label?Why won't... more

24 Aug 2021 · 34 minutes
World Creativity and Innovation Day with Marci Segal

Marci Segal was the first Canadian graduate of the International Center for Studies in Creativity program at the state university... more

13 Jul 2021 · 34 minutes
Creating The Liquor Vicar with Vince Ditrich

Anyone who knows Vince Ditrich probably knows him as the merry mirthmaking drummer of Canada’s wildly popular Celtic rock band... more

06 Jul 2021 · 37 minutes
Creating a Mockumentary with Justin McAleece

If you been listening to The Creationists for a while, you know that I like to ask my guests about... more

29 Jun 2021 · 34 minutes
Creating a Performance with Eric Samuels

Though I’ve known Eric Samuels for several years, I never really knew the many roads he’s travelled to get to... more

22 Jun 2021 · 57 minutes
Kitchen Tips with Roger Mooking (Bonus Episode)

In the previous episode of The Creationists, I talked to celebrity chef Roger Mooking about his passion for music and... more

15 Jun 2021 · 16 minutes
Creative Cooking with Roger Mooking

Not much in life beats the combination of music and food and both have been passions at the centre of... more

08 Jun 2021 · 36 minutes
Creating Ingenuity with Taryn Bailey

Imagine if you worked with a team for several years on creating a thing and then that thing couldn’t even... more

01 Jun 2021 · 27 minutes
Creativity and the Brain with Anthony Brandt

Up until now, I’ve interviewed a variety of guests about their creative process and the road they travelled to get... more

25 May 2021 · 36 minutes
Creating The Rock 'N' Roll Archaeology Project with Christian Swain

This is the final episode of Season Three of The Creationists and since this season featured a series of music... more

17 Feb 2021 · 41 minutes
Creating Marc Bolan Killed In Crash with Ira Robbins (Part Two)

In part two of my interview with Ira Robbins, we talk about the creation of his latest book, Marc Bolan... more

10 Feb 2021 · 22 minutes
Creating Trouser Press with Ira Robbins (Part One)

I’ve been a music fan for most of my life but I didn’t really get into rock music until the... more

10 Feb 2021 · 38 minutes
Creating the Honey Jam with Ebonnie Rowe

Honey Jam began its life as a concert to celebrate the launch of a magazine issue. Now, 25 years later,... more

03 Feb 2021 · 28 minutes
Creating Tri-Slide Guitar with Shaun Verreault

Wide Mouth Mason singer and guitarist Shaun Verreault has long been recognized as one of Canada’s finest blues rock guitarists.... more

27 Jan 2021 · 34 minutes
Creating The Polaris Music Prize with Steve Jordan

When Steve Jordan first introduced the concept of the Polaris Prize to the Canadian music industry, the idea was generally... more

20 Jan 2021 · 34 minutes
Creating Six Shooter Records with Shauna de Cartier

When Shauna de Cartier wanted to start Six Shooter Records, she found that it was going to be difficult to... more

13 Jan 2021 · 30 minutes
Creating Indie Week Canada with Darryl Hurs

In 2002 Darryl Hurs created Indie Week Canada, which has since become an annual event held each Fall in Toronto... more

06 Jan 2021 · 22 minutes
Creating Carmine Street Guitars with Ron Mann

Over the past 40 years, Ron Mann has produced and directed a dozen films focused on Canadian and American culture.... more

23 Dec 2020 · 36 minutes
Creating Sign O' The Times with Susan Rogers

Prince fans will instantly recognize the name Susan Rogers.  She is the stalwart engineer that worked beside Prince during the... more

16 Dec 2020 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Creating Songs with Gordon Lightfoot

Rush's Geddy Lee called Gordon Lightfoot a timeless songwriter. Robbie Robertson of The band calls Gordon Canada’s national treasure. His... more

09 Dec 2020 · 36 minutes
Creating They Just Seem A Little Weird with Doug Brod

Pretty much anyone who’s ever had a conversation with me about my favourite bands knows that my Mount Rushmore of... more

09 Dec 2020 · 39 minutes
Creating The Artwork of RUSH with Hugh Syme

Some of the artwork discussed in this episode can be seen on The Creationists Podcast on Facebook and Instagram.  Hugh... more

30 Sep 2020 · 40 minutes
Creating a house with Gisela Schmoll

Photos and video of the project discussed in this episode can be found at The Creationists podcast on Facebook and... more

16 Sep 2020 · 25 minutes
Creating a TEDx Talk with Greg Hemmings

One of the things I wanted to explore in this series of interviews was how to create a TEDx Talk. ... more

02 Sep 2020 · 25 minutes
Creating Paper Art with Miss Cloudy

Photos and other content related to this episode can be seen on The Creationists podcast on Facebook and Instagram.Are you... more

19 Aug 2020 · 25 minutes
A Human Being In Conversation
Creating a TEDx Talk with Greg Hemmings
A Human Being In Conversation

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One of the things I wanted to explore in this series of interviews was how to create a TEDx Talk.  Coincidently, one... more