The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John (comedy)

Episode 81 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is like a big hug from an old pal!

We talk about The Running Man, arcades, robot cops and Valentines!

And Steve's Big Idea is friendly fun!

It's Episode 81!

Direct download: Episode_81_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:19pm EST

Episode 80 of the Steve and John Power Hour features the two time JUNO Award winning Canadian musician, Vancouver's Dan Mangan.

We talk about everything new: the new Simon Pegg movie score he wrote, the new album he's working on, and other new and exciting projects in 2014!

Find him online at danmanganmusic.com
on twitter @danmanganmusic
and listen to his music http://music.cbc.ca/#/artists/Dan-Mangan

It's Episode 80!

Direct download: Episode_80_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Dan_Mangan.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:31am EST

Episode 79 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is moving up and trading your Chevy for a Cadillac!

We talk about Akira, internet rappers, hilarious brothers and original jokes!

And Steve's Big Idea is a real slam dunk!

It's Episode 79!

Direct download: Episode_79_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:28pm EST

Episode 78 of the Steve and John Power Hour features the very funny comedian and podcaster, Dave Shumka.

We talk about everything from his dog and his comedy, to his podcastery and his musicianship!

Find him online at daveshumka.tumblr.com/
on twitter @daveshumka
and listen to his hilarious podcast maximumfun.org/shows/stop-podcasting-yourself

It's Episode 78!

Direct download: Episode_78_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Dave_Shumka.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:11pm EST

Episode 77 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is your first hand guide to the wild world of Internet fame!

We talk about the viral sensation this is the Gap Mannequin Project, the wild (wild) west, and swords with a chance of sorcery.

And Steve's Big Idea is here to help you in the new year!

It's Episode 77!

Direct download: Episode_77_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:18am EST

Episode 76 of the Steve and John Power Hour starts off the year by presenting you the very best big ideas of the last 12 months! 

Some of them even became real things for some reason, so who know what futures Steve might predict in 2K14!

It's Episode 76!

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Episode 75 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is counting down to the New Year in style!

We talk about Kevin Costner's Robin Hood, dying hard, accent appeal and dog armor.

And Steve's Big Idea doesn't need to toot it's own horn!

It's Episode 75!

Direct download: Episode_75_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 6:52pm EST

Episode 74 of the Steve and John Power Hour features an extended hangout with the awesome Vancouver band, Village!

We talk about music, food bets, interesting drinks, dressing up like '90s cult TV shows and having great tone.

Find them on Facebook - facebook.com/villagevillage

on twitter - @villageyvr

and listen to them on bandcamp - villagevillage.bandcamp.com

It's Episode 74!

Direct download: Episode_74_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Village.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 2:50pm EST

Episode 73 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is decking the halls and jingling all the way!

We talk about Flight of the Navigator, animated cartoon families, flying brothers and impressions.

And Steve's Big Idea fits like a glove!

It's Episode 73!

Direct download: Episode_73_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:26pm EST

Episode 72 of the Steve and John Power Hour features the very funny comedian, Graham Clark.

We talk about his career in comedy, growing up in Calgary and he answers the question: "Podcasting, eh?"

Find him online at grahamclark.com
on twitter @grahamclark‎
and listen to his hilarious podcast maximumfun.org/shows/stop-podcasting-yourself

It's Episode 72!

Direct download: Episode_72_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Graham_Clark.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:28am EST

Episode 71 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is both holly and jolly and keeps the x in Xmas!

We talk about Christmas creepin', M.Night Shyamalan, furry bandits and Breckin versus Lochlyn.

And Steve's Big Idea is a regular zen arcade!

It's Episode 71!

Direct download: Episode_71_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:55pm EST

Episode 70 of the Steve and John Power Hour features the multi-talented actor and DJ, Derek Gilroy.

We talk about his career in acting, working with the likes of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Matt Damon, being on Supernatural and the trials and tribulations of being a DJ.

And keep an eye out for his new action-horror film Evil Feed!

It's Episode 70!

Direct download: Episode_70_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Derek_Gilroy.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:36pm EST

Episode 69 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is like your first real six-string bought at the five-and-dime!

We talk about Nick Cage, Jennifers, Zombie Ninjas and blaming it on the rain.

And Steve's Big Idea reminds you to keep fit and have fun!

It's Episode 69!

Direct download: Episode_69_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:43pm EST

Episode 68 of the Steve and John Power Hour features the very talented folk-pop musician, Jordan Klassen!

We talk about videogames, growing up in BC and Calgary, the peak performance project and his new album 'Repentance'.

Listen to Repentance and check out tour dates @ http://jordanklassen.bandcamp.com/

It's Episode 68!

Direct download: Episode_68_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Jordan_Klassen.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 8:35pm EST

Episode 67 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is a hot slice of podcast pizza fresh out of the oven!

We talk about in-flight cinema, album sequels, English comedians and super hammers.

And Steve's Big Idea is one you'll really fall for!

It's Episode 67!

Direct download: Episode_67_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:10pm EST

Episode 66 of the Steve and John Power Hour features the very funny comic and author, Charlie Demers!

We talk about teaching, The Debaters, Canadian television and being a comedian!

Follow him on twitter @charliedemers

Download his stand-up http://charlie-demers.thestandupcomedians.com/

It's Episode 66!

Direct download: Episode_66_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Charlie_Demers.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:18pm EST

Episode 65 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John our annual Halloween episode!

We talk about Steve's amazing costume, This is England, tattoos and new movies. 

And Steve's Big Idea is all about love!

It's Episode 65!

Direct download: Episode_65_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Episode 64 of the Steve and John Power Hour features the multitalented folk-punk songstress, Billy 'The Kid' Pettinger!

We talk about writing books, creating art, a career in punk, authenticity and warped touring!

Find her online at billythekidonline.com/

It's Episode 64!

Direct download: Episode_64_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Billy_The_Kid_Pettinger.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 9:55pm EST

Episode 63 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is kicking off pumpkin month with spooky good times!

We talk about harvest memories, the zero kids, feuding families and way too much about musical theatre. 

And Steve's Big Idea might be all washed up!

It's Episode 63!

Direct download: Episode_63_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:38pm EST

Episode 62 of the Steve and John Power Hour features the very funny radio sensation, Pat Kelly!

We talk about growing up in Calgary, improv theatre, kicking it as a PJ on YTV and being part of the hilarious news satire program, This Is That!

It's Episode 62!

Direct download: Episode_62_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Pat_Kelly.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:08pm EST

Episode 61 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is your passport to excellent adventures south of the border!
We talk about Mexican wrestling, interesting potato chips and syndicated motorcyclists. 

And Steve's Big Idea is ready and set to give you a leg up!

It's Episode 61!
Direct download: Episode_61_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 1:38am EST

Episode 60 of the Steve and John Power Hour features Vancouver's psychedelic pop troubadour, Johnny de Courcy!

We talk about rock and roll, mediation and screen printing parties.

Listen to his music online at: http://johnnydecourcy.bandcamp.com/

And if you're in Western Canada in the next two months, catching at one of his upcoming shows:
August 31st SUN FEST @ the Polish Community Centre
September 27th Victoria @ The Copper Owl
October 30th Jasper, BC @ TBA
October 31st Edmonton, AB @ Wunderbar HALLOWEEN

And don't forget to check out this rock and roll print shop, Pinhole Printing http://pinholeprinting.tumblr.com/

Direct download: Episode_60_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Johnny_de_Courcy.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 9:27pm EST

Episode 59 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is your cure for the back to school blues!
We talk about Maniac Cop, Netflix, Welsh spellings and Maniac Cop some more!

And Steve's Big Idea is totally bumpin'!

It's Episode 59!

Direct download: Episode_59_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:00pm EST

Episode 58 of the Steve and John Power Hour features the president of Vancouver's premier indie comic incubator, Jeff Ellis of Cloudscape Comics! 

We talk about his life in comics (like his comic Teach English in Japan), how Cloudscape helps local artists develop (and get seen) and the future of comic books!

Find them at:

www.cloudscapecomics.com

www.teachenglishinjapan.ca/

@CloudscapeComic

It's episode 58!

Direct download: Episode_58_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Jeff_Ellis.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:06pm EST

Episode 57 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is just what you need for the dog days of summer!
We talk about action figure films, weird faces, circus school and literary recluses.

And Steve's Big Idea is the pick of the litter!

It's Episode 57!

Direct download: Episode_57_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:11pm EST

Episode 56 of the Steve and John Power Hour features Vancouver's internet viral sensation: Convos With my 2 Year Old! But more specifically, the two guys behind the laughs, Matt Clarke and David Milchard!

We find out how the series came to be, what it's like to go viral and what's inside the mind of a 2 year old. Hint: it might have something to do with cookies.

Find them online at:

youtube.com/ConvosWith2YrOld

facebook.com/ConvosWithMy2YearOld

twitter.com/convos2yrold

twitter.com/iMattClarke

twitter.com/DMilchard

It's episode 56!


Episode 55 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is tardy to the party, but ready for good times!
We talk about Richard Dreyfuss, John's crowd-sourcing campaign, horrible sitcoms and great shows you promise to watch but never do.

And Steve's Big Idea will move you!

It's Episode 55!

Direct download: Episode_55_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 7:09pm EST

Episode 54 of the Steve and John Power Hour features Vancouver's very funny comedian, Ivan Decker.

Ivan shares stories from his career in comedy, teaches us how to deal with tough crowds and why it's important to keep the jokes fresh. And Street Fighter. 

Follow Ivan on twitter @ivandecker , watch for Ivan around town and catch him in Calgary at the end of August and in New Westminster at Laff Lines.

It's Episode 54!

Direct download: Episode_54_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Ivan_Decker.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 1:13am EST

Episode 53 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is taking it from the beach to the big screen! And by that we mean John went to the beach and Steve went to the movies.
We talk about hotels, dragons, american bands and undercover nerds.

And Steve's Big Idea is two scoops of amazing!

It's Episode 53!

Direct download: Episode_53_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Episode 52 of the Steve and John Power Hour features Vancouver movie reviewer and morning show personality, Thor Diakow!

Thor hangs out and lets us behind the velvet rope of the world of broadcasting and movie reviewing while answering all your questions, like: What's so great about movies right now? What's the best film of 2013? and What's Thor's favourite movie?

Watch Breakfast Television mornings on Citytv and follow Thor on twitter @ThorDiakow

It's Episode 52!

Direct download: Episode_52_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Thor_Diakow.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:13pm EST

Episode 51 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is kicking out the summer jams! And by jams we mean entertaining jibs, quips and riffs!
We talk about beachy things, frozen treats, Superman and afternoon animation.

And Steve's Big Idea is the best one yet (according to John)!

It's Episode 51!

Direct download: Episode_51_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:55pm EST

Episode 50 of the Steve and John Power Hour features the hilarious Toronto comic, Sarah Ford!

Sarah makes 'em laugh across the country with her off-kilter observational comedy that covers everything from history and puppies to science and human weirdos.

We got to hang out when she was in town and we had some seriously good times talking about her journey from Calgary to Toronto, her time in awesome bands, Pokemon and spaghetti-pizza!

Keep an eye out for her upcoming history podcast, Then Everyone Died, and follow her on twitter @EveryoneDied !

It's Episode 50!

Direct download: Episode_50_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Sarah_Ford.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:19am EST

Episode 49 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is a post-Canada Day post-celebration! 
We talk about John's borscht adventure, Rick Moranis, camping, Christopher Walken and first jobs.

And Steve's Big Idea is ready to hit the beach!

It's Episode 49!

Direct download: Episode_49_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:22am EST

Episode 48 of the Steve and John Power Hour features Vancouver's Shawna Mauchline, aka the burlesque sensation Voodoo Pixie!

By day she's a mild-mannered animator, but by night she's reviving the theatrical camp of yesteryear by producing and performing in burlesque shows across Vancouver.

Shawna took some time to hang out and answer our questions like: What's a career in burlesque look like? How do you get your start? How do you make a bikini top out of old vinyl records?

It's Episode 48!

Direct download: Episode_48_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Voodoo_Pixie.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:52pm EST

Episode 47 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John features the triumphant return of John Packman! 
We talk about John's European adventure, Wrestling, movies and zombie aliens.

And Steve's Big Idea will have you resting easy!

It's Episode 47!

Direct download: Episode_47_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:55pm EST

Episode 46 of the Steve and John Power Hour features Ben Brown of Somatone Interactive!

As VP of Audio Services for Somatone Canada, Ben has worked on hundreds of video games and he shares with us his unique observations and insights from the world of audio design and voice over. Think you have what it takes to become the next David Hayter or John DiMaggio?

It's Episode 46!

Direct download: Episode_46_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Ben_Brown.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:45pm EST

Episode 45 of the Steve and John Power Hour once again has special guest-host Lauren Venegas filling in for John. Because John is somewhere in Europe. Probably France.
We talk about famous cheeses, Sigur Ros, new movies and message board etiquette.

And Steve's Big Idea so great, you're going to need to sit down when you hear it!

It's Episode 45!

Direct download: Episode_45_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_Lauren.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 1:56am EST

Episode 44 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and Lauren features Vancouver's up-and-coming slacker pop band The Courtneys!

We got to hang out in their jam space and talk about Slurpees, conquering the internet, being your own paparazzi, baseball, and their new self-titled album coming out June 7 on Hockey Dad Records!

Find them on:

twitter - https://twitter.com/3Courtneys

bandcamp - http://thecourtneys.bandcamp.com/

facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thecourtneys

instagram - http://instagram.com/the_courtneys

ustream - http://www.ustream.tv/channel/cookin-with-the-courtneys

It's episode 44!

Direct download: Episode_44_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_The_Courtneys.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 8:23pm EST

Episode 43 of the Steve and John Power Hour has a very special co-host filling in while John is in Europe: the one and only Lauren Venegs!

We talk about roller coasters, house guests, ghost shows and magic movies. And Lauren.

And Steve's Big Idea is a must see!

It's Episode 43!

Direct download: Episode_43_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_Lauren.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 1:02am EST

Episode 42 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John features Vancouver tattooer extraordinaire Chris Hold.

Not only is Chris the official tattooer of the Power Hour, but he's also making waves right now with his contributions to new exhibit: "Tattoos & Scrimshaw: The Art of the Sailor” at the Vancouver Maritime Museum! 

We talk about his career, industry trends, tattooing in reality TV and more. You can check out his work online at Chrishold.com and you can check him out at Sacred Heart Tattoo in downtown Vancouver!

Direct download: Episode_42_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Chris_Hold.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:08pm EST

Episode 41 of the Steve and John Power Hour has your transatlantic tag-team bringing you the good times.

We talk about Grease, science bros, cell phone plans and in-flight movies. And John will be in England for next month, so savour the flavour!

And Steve's Big Idea extremely shreds!

It's Episode 41!

Direct download: Episode_41_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:22pm EST

Episode 40 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John features Juno-nominated singer-songwriter and synth-popster Louise Burns!

We talk about growing up in Cranbrook, touring in a teen pop band, meeting Madonna, her work with Gold and Youth and her new sophomore album, The Midnight Mass, coming out July 9 on Light Organ Records!

Direct download: Episode_40_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Louise_Burns.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:48am EST

Episode 39 of the Steve and John Power Hour is your one stop shop for all things Steve and John. Or something.
We talk about 2nd fiddles, upwardly mobile country folk,  colas and the greater works of Michael Bay.

And Steve's Big Idea totally lacks buzz, on purpose!

It's Episode 39!

Direct download: Episode_39_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:49pm EST

Episode 38 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John features Juno-nominated singer-songwriter/Brasstronaut guitarist/radio personality Tariq Hussain!

We managed to catch Tariq between tours and we got to talking about his expansive music history, taking his mom to the Junos and his upcoming Moonwalker EP. It's a nation-spanning trip down memory lane with some great stories from an amazing musician/awesome guy!

Direct download: Episode_38_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Tariq_Hussain.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:15am EST

Episode 37 of the Steve and John Power Hour is a globetrotting trip with tales to astound and amaze and hopefully keep your attention for a while.
We talk about England, yoga, eating right and comic book conventions. And we have an amazing giveaway!

But don't worry Powermaniacs, Steve's Big Idea will return in two weeks.

It's Episode 37!

Direct download: Episode_37_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:13am EST

Episode 36 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John features Vancouver pro skater Caleb Davies.

Caleb took some time to chill-out with us and give us an inside look in the world of the sponsored skateboarder. Ever wonder what it takes to ride like a pro? How many gold-gilded decks do you get when you sign to a team? What's the special code to do a 900?

The answer to these questions (maybe) and more (definitely) in Episode 36!

Direct download: Episode_36_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Caleb_Davies.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:54pm EST

Episode 35 of the Steve and John Power Hour is like a big chocolate Easter bunny: is it solid and full of goodness or is it a hollow shell filled with only promises. Or is it a peep? Anyway it's the Easter episode.

We talk about recognizable but non-famous actors, getting ready for the '90s again, and John reminds us that kids are not bats. 

And Steve's big idea ends the hunt for the best idea yet!

It's Episode 35!

Direct download: Episode_35_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 1:06am EST

Episode 34 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John features Vancouver's psychedelic synth experience, The Stolen Organ Family!

Conor Mack, Kelly Badger, Devin "Baby Boy" Bass, Bella McKee and Alex Zandersticks are The Stolen Organ Family Band and John got to hang out with them in their jam space to talk about music, the essence of brown-ness and Ween.

Make sure to stick around after the episode to hear The Stolen Organ Family's "Perfect Driving Record" from the album Cooking with Joyboy. And make sure to check them out online at thestolenorganfamily.bandcamp.com

It's Episode 34!

Direct download: Episode_34_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_The_Stolen_Organ_Family.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:11am EST

Episode 33 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John features the triumphant return of Another One Rides the Bus with DJ / Bus Driver, Chris O'Bray.

Chris joins us in the Tower of Power to talk about composing video game music, driving buses and spinning stacks of wax. And Steve's Big Idea is his most plausible yet, so buckle up!

It's Episode 33!

Direct download: Episode_33_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Chris_OBray.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:38pm EST

Episode 32 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John features one of the hardest working musicians in Vancouver!

Drummer extraordinaire, Al Boyle, joins us to talk about his 15-some-odd bands (Chains of Love, Hard Feelings and Shitty Neighours to name a few), his life going up in music and homemade wine in Croatia. 

Check out Al Boyle online at hrdfeelings.tumblr and check out Chains of Love at SXSW!

Direct download: Episode_32_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Al_Boyle.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:17pm EST

Episode 31 of the Steve and John Power Hour promises to go down in the annuls of history as just that: An episode of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John.

We talk about why we're not doing the Harlem Shake, how much we're like Wayne's World, and which concerts we're amped to check out. And listen to Steve drift into some kind of Boston accent from some reason.

Direct download: Episode_31_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:42pm EST

Episode 30 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is our second foray into the world of interviews and they just keep getting better!

Video game guru Quentin MacMillan (of such titles as Sleeping Dogs, Tron: Evolution and Army of Two) joins us to talk about gaming, the state of the industry and growing up on the Sega Master System.

It's Episode 30!

Direct download: Episode_30_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Quentin_MacMillan.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:05pm EST

Episode 29 of the Steve and John Power Hour is diving off the top rope with nostalgic guffaws and memorable jests.  

We talk about funny movies, Kung-fu rap crews, Valentine's Day topics, and the wild world of professional wrestling.

It's Episode 29!

Direct download: Episode_29_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 9:23pm EST

Episode 28 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is the first interview show! And who are we featuring for an entire hour of power? Why, it's Hallis Blaney, animation director and all around great dude!

We talk about comic books, My Little Pony, Transformers, industry trends like the importance of tax credits for BC film and animation, and other fun stuff.

It's Episode 28!

Direct download: Episode_28_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Hallis_Blaney.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Episode 27 of the Steve and John Power Hour marks the beginning of our run as a weekly podcast, so fasten your seat belts! 

Even though we're putting out more episodes, it doesn't mean we're going to skimp on the usual pop culture banter you've grown to love! We're talking about Christian Slater, Body Break and ill-fated video game TV shows!

And Steve's Big Idea is pretty darn super!

It's Episode 27!

Direct download: Episode_27_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:41pm EST

Episode 26 of the Steve and John Power Hour is the triumphant one year anniversary episode.

Not only did the show last for a whole spin around the sun, but we also outlasted and overpowered a bunch of celebrity relationships and new TV shows!

And Steve's Big Idea is a real thick slice of brilliance!

It's Episode 26!

Direct download: Episode_26_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:18am EST

Episode 25 is ringing in the new year with double the hosts and double the fun!

Friend of the podcast and past guest, Sean joins Steve and John all the way from sunny Montreal, and Lauren also returns to the show to big the good times.

And it's a special Steve's Big Idea year in review!

It's Episode 25!

Direct download: Episode_25_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 1:11pm EST

Episode 24 is a gift bag packed with all the Power Hour goodies you can handle!

We're taking about fictional record stores, the nerd food chain, and what it's like to be crazy rich!

And Steve's Big Idea is the most comforting yet!

It's Episode 24!

Direct download: Episode_24_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:24pm EST

Episode 23 is stuffing stockings and it's so full of Christmas cheer it'll make you feel uncomfortable!

We're taking about nicknames, John's impending rap career, and our favourite Vice President. All while unashamedly name dropping Canadian celebrities! Also, we've got some of your Worst Christmas Present Ever stories to make your advent suck less!

And Steve's Big Idea is the holliest and jolliest yet.

It's Episode 23!

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Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:10am EST

Episode 22 is kicking off the Xmas season in Power Hour Power Land!

We're hopping in the wayback machine and talking about old video games, bad christmas presents and cartoon rude dogs.

And Steve's Big Idea might actually be on to something for once!

It's Episode 22!

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Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:45am EST

Episode 21 rocking and rolling and ready for your shaken and mildly stirred ears.

We're celebrating Finnish Heritage Day, lamenting slow Chinese food delivery and we're dishing out some real talk/life advice in the customary Steve and John Power Hour style. So, you know. Listener discretion advised, results may vary and all that.

Oh and the latest Steve's Big Idea just might be the most plausible yet!

It's Episode 21!

Direct download: Episode_21_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:59pm EST

Episode 20 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is a spooktacular Halloween fright-fest!

Well, it's not really scary but Steve  did wear a Halloween costume. Teen Sitcoms, Spicy Food and Ancient Operating Systems are in the goodie bags. They also spend a lot of time riffing on Friday the 13th, so it's kind of spooky.

Of course there's still Steve's Big Idea, and FAKE celebrity stories in this trick edition of Star Traxx that's sure to be a treat.

Happy Halloween, you Halloweeners!

It's Episode 20!

Direct download: Episode_20_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:52pm EST

Episode 19 of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is fantastical journey through the psyche of two of Vancouver's most fascinating dude's named Steve and John! Grab your compass and join us for a sojourn to the amazing! Also, they talk about movies!

And by movies, they're referring to Robin Hood: Men in Tights, which they are ignoring in the background as they hash out other topics like: Bed Bath and Beyond, Looper and bad impressions.

Also, they have celebrity stories in Star Trax and John's favorite thing in the whole world: Steve's Big Idea!

It's Episode 19!

Direct download: Episode_19_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 4:51pm EST

Episode 18 of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is a super sized extravaganza!
Extra segments! Extra Hosts! Extra Long!

Lauren Venegas, Power Producer and Resident Wife, joins Steve and John behind the mic and brings with her another instalment of Snack to the Future!

We've also got all your favourites like Steve's Big Idea, Celebrity Calls and hilarious banter. And by banter we mean meandering conversation touching on '90s Christian rock, NBC's new show Revolution and hide-and-seek with candy-cane-looking backpackers. All while trying to ignore the movie Tombstone!

This episode is dedicated to our dearly beloved friend Dan Winnick. Happy Birthday, Dan.

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Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:39am EST

Episode 17 of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is like a delicious pizza pie hot out of the oven, so make sure to grab a slice before it gets too cool.

We're tackling hard hitting and timely topics this go-around, like couch removal, late '90s high school fashion and Eiffel 65.

As always we have fan favourite features like Steve Big Idea, where John is amazed by ultra inventive and trendsetting ideas that are brought to the table (not really), and Star Trax featuring calls from friend of the podcast, Cobra and Snackbros' Jeremy Curry.

Remember, we want to hear your celebrity stories so make sure to call the Power Line and record them at 1 (206) 203-0665!

Direct download: Episode_17_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:34am EST

It's Episode 16 of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John and it's a party! A birthday party to be more specific. And the man we're celebrating is none other than taller half of the Power Hour, John Packman!

But besides the feliz cumpleaños festivities, we're also talking about Zombie Walks, Geeks After Dark and Daym Drops.

Plus we have our regular features like Steve Big Idea, which might be his most cutting edge venture yet, and Star Trax is featuring your calls from Tariq Hussain from Brasstronaut and past guest Kevin Hartford. We want to hear your celebrity stories so make sure to call the Power Line and record them at 1 (206) 203-0665!

It's Episode 16!

Direct download: Episode_16_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 1:47am EST

Episode 15 of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is huge! Huge jokes! Huge Guests! Huge Running Time!

It's a Power hour with ten extra Power Minutes, but with good reason! Dave Shumka from Stop Podcasting Yourself does us a solid and joins us on the phone for some good times and he has some sagely podcasting advice for a couple of fresh faced upstarts like us!

We're also talking about Tom Selleck movies, submarine sandwiches and a lady with real big teeth!

Plus Star Trax is back with more of your stories. We're featuring two great calls and the next couple could be yours so make sure to call the Power Line with your story at 1 (206) 203-0665!

And all you aspiring short-wearers had better pay attention to Steve's Big Idea this time around, because he's got something up his sleeve that will change your life. Maybe for the better? We don't know!

It's Episode 15!

Direct download: Episode_15_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:26am EST

Episode 14 of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is a super sized extravaganza! It's huge! Enormous! It's five minutes longer than usual!

Featuring Power Hour Producer and Pug Wrangler, Lauren Venegas, it's a triple threat of good times. We're talking about Mission to Mars, '90s teen heart throbs and snacks in Lauren's special segment: Snack To The Future.

Plus we're taking more of your calls in Star Trax. And by 'your' we might mean Jesse Locke from Weird Canada, among others. We'll play anything (good) so make sure to call the Power Line with your story at 1 (206) 203-0665!

And of course Steve's Big Idea is in there and Steve's super proud of his latest brainstorm, for some reason.

It's Episode 14!

Direct download: Episode_14_-_The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:30am EST

Episode 13 of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is the most star-studded hour yet! And by 'star-studded' we mean we're showcasing your celebrity stories and brushes with fame in our very special feature: Star Trax!

Featuring calls from friends and listeners including; Colin 'Cobra' Bradley, Evan Petkau and the always charming Kevin Hartford, Star Trax is your chance to get your funny, interesting or amazing stories on the Power Hour. So make sure to call the Power Line with your story at 1 (206) 203-0665!

But enough about you and more about us, Episode 13 has exactly what we love in a Power Hour with Steve's Big Idea, Another One Rides The Bus and observations on everything from The French Connection and popsicles to Wilmer Valderrama and segues.

It's Episode 13!

Direct download: The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John_-_Episode_13.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:45am EST

Episode 12 of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is in the saddle and it's a very special Stampede Episode. And by special Stampede Episode, we mean Steve and John try to find things about the stampede they don't like. Spoiler: It's easy.

But what really makes this Episode so doggone special is none other than THE Jesse Locke of Weird Canada, FFWD and Dirty Beaches fame stopping by for a visit. And by stop by, we mean calls in. And by visit we mean talk about some of the rad stuff going on with Jesse in Toronto. Spoiler: It has something to do with music.

And of course what really REALLY makes this a special episode is the fact you have two of the most fiery co-hosts going and they spit molten gem goodies of chuckles and good times. Spoiler: They talk about movies, actors and Steve's Big Idea.

It's Episode 12!

Direct download: The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John_-_Episode_12.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:42am EST

Episode 11 of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John and it's Clark Kent by day and Superman in the early evening. No? How about: it's like rain on you wedding day. Still no good? How about: It's a comedy/pop culture podcast hosted by Vancouver's best looking Steve and John.

Featuring a visit from our good friend Jeremy Currey of Snackbros (née Japansnack) for an enlightening jaunt down the path of gormandizing and blogging. We'll have answers to all of your questions. Like, What's a snack? Where do I get a snack? Why don't I have any snacks?

If you still have room, there's still tasty treats like Steve's Big Idea that's sure to clean up, and a Another One Rides the Bus takes to the high seas!

So dig in Powerholics, it's Episode 11!

Direct download: The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John_-_Episode_11.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 2:01am EST

Episode 10 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John and we're busting out the Cristal because it's a celebration!

Of course by Cristal, we mean very special guest all the way from Montreal, our very good friend Sean Johnston. And he's brought the party with him. Because everybody knows that's what Montrealers do best. Right?

And keeping the good times coming in this star-studded milestone episode, we have an exclusive interview with Christopher Hastings the mind behind the unstoppable webcomic juggernaut that is none other than Dr. McNinja.

Oh and there's Steve's Big Idea and Another One Rides the Bus, too. Not that we're bragging or anything.

It's Episode 10 for all you Power Maniacs out there in the webberverse. Hold on to your butts!

Direct download: The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John_-Episode_10.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 1:14am EST

Episode 9 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is just another example of why over 100 people like us on Facebook. So now there are 9 examples. And by examples, we mean episodes.

So! Episode 9! Very exciting stuff. Possibly the MOST called into episode yet, with a grand total of 3 lucky callers having their Power Line messages included in this very special podcast.

Also in this Episode, Steve and John explore the subtle nuances of the modern cinematic classic Death Wish 2, talk shop, and by shop we mean Archie Comics, the Avengers, and visit stand-by favourites, Steve's Big Idea and Another One Rides the Bus.

And remember, if you like it to share if with people you like and if you don't like it, share it with people you don't like.

Direct download: The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John_-_Episode_9.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 2:04am EST

It's been two weeks and it's a Tuesday, so it must be time for Episode 8 of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John. And according to our research, that's exactly what time it is!

Eight is great and we've got a huge Episode lined up. We're reaching new levels of podcast outreach with shout-outs from the podcasting sisters at VoodooFortuna.blogspot.com, we hear some BIG news from Power Hour favourite Jesse Lock of Weird Canada and we take time to visit familiar segments like Steve's Big Idea and Another Rides the Bus! And don't forget to call the Power Line 1 (206) 203-0665 to let us know what you got your mother for Mother's Day.

It's the big Ocho for Esteban y Juan and the Poder Hour con Steve and John!

We're not posing, it's just Episode 8 of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John. Totally Casual.

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Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:41am EST

It's Episode 7 of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John and you know what they say about 7! It's a lucky number. It's your lucky number. At least when it comes to podcast episodes of The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John.

There are a few firsts in this episode: It's the first time we have a guest with us in studio! Our very good friend Kevin Hartford from Halifax, Nova Scotia, joins us in Vancouver to make this edition a hilarious pan-Canadian endeavour. This episode is also the first time we play a fan message from the Power Line  1 (206) 203-0665 where you can call in and let us know what you have to say!

But don't worry! We still have your favourites like Steve's Big Idea, Another One Rides the Bus and all the shenanigans you've come to expect and love from Steve and John.

So if you like stories about hair removal products, comic books, movies and Canadian teleivision, you're in for a treat.

Direct download: The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John_-_Episode_7.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 9:39am EST

Episode 6 of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is here and th world rejoices. That is to say, the people who listen to this podcast rejoice. Or maybe they're just a kinda happy. It's hard to say what people really do when they find out a new episode of the Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John is unleashed into the wild. How about you? Do you rejoice?

Anyway, Episode 6 is milestone event for Steve and John. It's the first time a guest will join them on air. Or online. Or on podcast!

Jesse Locke of Weirdcanada.com and the band Dirty Beaches calls in to talk about touring Europe, tattoos and various topics that pertain to young troubadours and roustabouts.

Steve and John talk about childhood friends, Steve has another Steve's Big Idea that will launch your social life into the stratosphere, John has continued adventures on public transit on Another One Rides The Bus and Hashtag Beatdown is just that: a beatdown involving a hash tag.

Buckle your seat belts and get ready for Episode 6!

Direct download: The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John_-_Episode_6.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 9:41am EST

The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John - Episode 5

Oh look, we're all the way up to Episode 5! At this rate, there's probably going to be an episode 6 in two weeks. It's almost like we're on a schedule or something.

Anyway, back to Episode 5. This is a pretty good episode. Probably one of the better ones. The usual arrangement of Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John segments are kicking around, like Steve's Big Ideas, Another One Rides The Bus and Hashtag Beatdown.

But this time we're reaching out. We're answering listener questions. Who's the listener? What are the questions? Well you're going to have to listen to find out. And if you are the listener who took the time to ask us for advice, you probably already know what's coming. If you didn't take the time to ask us for advice, let this be a lesson to you.

And the lesson is: hard work pays off.

And another lesson is: wash your hands often.

Direct download: The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John_-_Episode_5.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:09pm EST

The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John - Episode 4

The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John just keeps getting more powerful. And by that we mean better. And by better we mean there is now a theme song to The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John.

Who made this amazing theme song, you ask? Well, none other than our very own John Packman. His techno wizardry can also be heard on the other musical elements in the show, so keep your ears peeled. is that an expression?

We're talking about movies, '90s music and we tackle familiar segments like Another One Rides The Bus, Steve's Big Ideas and Hashtag Beatdown.

So get comfortable and enjoy another hour of power with your favourite Steve and John.

Direct download: The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John_-_Episode_4.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 11:17am EST

The Steve and John Power Hour with Steve and John - Episode 3

Has it already been three episodes? Yes, yes it has.
Steve and John talk about movies, potential regular segments for episodes to come and another brilliant invention of sorts. They also talk about a lot of other fun stuff too!
So now that they've completed the trilogy, they're going to keep going. If George Lucas taught us anything, it's never stop at three.

Direct download: The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John_-_Episode_3.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 1:25am EST

After overwhelming positive feedback from our fans and parents, we managed to pull together another show.
So if you like listening to two grown men talk about movies, science class and taking public transit, you’ll like Episode 2.
If you don’t like any of those things, Episode 3 will be here soon enough.

Direct download: The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John_-_Episode_2.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Maybe you’ve met Steve Venegas and John Packman before. Maybe you haven’t.
If you haven’t, this is probably be a good place to get to know them.
If you have, this is probably the next best thing to spending time with them.
If you don’t want to do either, this is probably a bad place to be. If that’s the case, you should probably leave.
If you do stay, try to remember: they’re new at this.

Direct download: The_Steve_and_John_Power_Hour_with_Steve_and_John_-_Episode_1.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:00am EST