"Devilish Rick. And when I say devilish I'm thinking less Rosemary's Baby and more like one of the ghosts in A Christmas Carol who scold Scrooge so that he'll pay more attention to what is happening around him." This is one of the descriptions given by The Next Chapter's Shelagh Rogers on Canada's beloved ranter; Rick Mercer. Of course, Shelagh goes onto say Rick delivers rants in hilarious ways, but makes the point to urge Canadians to join in on the ranting and perhaps garner results.
Through his show - Rick Mercer Report - the political funny man gets to see first hand what being Canadian is all about and also uncovers many of the problems Canada and its people have to face, prompting his famous rants. After a decade of being Canada's advocate, Rick placed some of his best from the past five years in his new book; A Nation Worth Ranting About.
Rick joined Shelagh in studio to talk about his bestselling novel. Take a listen to the full episode: