2010

 

Sat Jan 01 - Recycling & Pie vs Cake 4.13

This week a on The Debaters we've got a topic Canadians can really sink their teeth into - Pie versus Cake! Things really heat up...

Wed Dec 22 - Survival & Diaries 5.08

This week we explore the great outdoors as funny man slash survivor man Barry Kennedy tries to convince funny boy slash city boy Graham Clark...

Sat Dec 18 - Shower vs Bath & Book vs Film 5.13

This week on The Debaters the airwaves are awash with laughter as two of Canada's top comics debate which is better, the Shower or the...

Wed Dec 15 - True Yukon & Gold 5.07

This week The Debaters comes to you from the True North - Whitehorse. But is Whitehorse really the true north? Comedic Character, Jim from Dawson,...

Sat Dec 11 - Roommates & Civil Disobedience 5.12

This week on The Debaters....be it resolved that room mates are the best mates. Stand up comics Rob Pue [pyoo] and Sam Easton, room mates...

Wed Dec 08 - Moustaches & Stand Up is Dead 5.06

What's the big hairy deal Canada? This week moustache trasher Deanne Smith tries to convince 'stache supporter Mark Little that the furry facial ornament will...

Sat Nov 27 - G8 & Moon Landing 5.01

Should Canada be proud of its membership in the G8? This week The Debaters comes to you from Muskoka as Francophone flag-waver Derek Seguin [French...

Wed Nov 24 - Big Oil & Hollywood 5.02

Are Big Oil Companies really so bad? This week UK resident and anti-petro pontificator Pete Johansson tries to convince slick oil defender Dave Hemstad that...

Sat Nov 20 - Musicals & Obama or Oprah 5.10

This week on the debaters Sean Cullen gives it to Scott Thompson on the subject of musicals.....and anything else he can think of .... Then...

Wed Nov 17 - Italians & Google 4.29

This week Italian North Americans Franco Taddeo and Tammy Pescatelli go toe-to-toe on the topic of Italians in film and whether there are way too...

Sat Nov 13 - Math & Fanaticism 5.09

This week we take a stab at fanaticism. Funny man Dave Shumka says it's perfectly fine to be an inflexible fan. But jokester Simon King...

Wed Nov 10 - Singles & Cottages 4.28

This week we take on the cottage as funnyman Gilson Lubin (LOO-bin) does his comedic best to convince fevered cabin convert Derek Edwards that life...

Sat Nov 06 - Survival & Diaries 5.08

This week we explore the great outdoors as funny man slash survivor man Barry Kennedy tries to convince funny boy slash city boy Graham Clark...

Wed Nov 03 - Arts vs Science & Cats vs Dogs

First up on this week's double bill of facts and funny, former teacher Dylan Mandlsohn has a laugh-filled lesson-plan to teach comedian Ryan Belleville that...

Sat Oct 30 - 3D & Vampires vs Zombies 5.04

This week we dig up a lively undead debate as Pete Zedlacher does his best to prove to Kristeen Von Hagen that when it comes...

Wed Oct 27 - Curling & Aliens 4.25

Canada's other favourite past-time is being hacked on today. Hurry hard, to hear John Wing sweep away Derek Seguin's [French pron.] argument that curling should...

Sat Oct 23 - PEI Symbols & Long Distance Love 4.26

This week our comedy sights are set on Prince Edward Island as spud lover Mark Little tries to convince island native Patrick Ledwell that the...

Wed Oct 20 - Garage Sales & Medical Checkups 4.24

This week we're talking garage and yard sales as comic Carrie Gaetz [gates] kicks Graham Chittenden's [CHIT-en-den] argument to the curb as she tries to...

Sat Oct 16 - True Yukon & Gold 5.07

The week The Debaters comes to you from the True North - Whitehorse. But is Whitehorse really the true north? Comedic Character, Jim from Dawson,...

Wed Oct 13 - Aboriginal Olympics & Summer vs Winter Olympics 4.19

This week we revisit Vancouver and the 2010 Winter Games with a double bill of Olympic-themed comedy match-ups. First out of the gate, American funny...

Sat Oct 09 - Moustaches & Stand Up Comedy is Dead 5.06

What's the big hairy deal Canada? This week moustache trasher Deanne Smith tries to convince 'stache supporter Mark Little that the furry facial ornament will...

Wed Oct 6 - Sushi & Cruise Ships 4.21

Ahoy there, Canada!  Is the cruise ship a good way to holiday?  This week enthusiastic cruiser Darcy Michael tries to convince funny lady Diana...

Sat Oct 2 - Scrabble v Monopoly & Lower Drinking Age 5.05

This week the games begin as funny lady Rebecca Kohler spells it out for comedian Simon Rakoff in her attempt to prove that Scrabble is...

Wed Sep 29 - VCR Olympics & Positive Thinking 4.17

The Vancouver Olympics are behind us but in the months leading up to the games the question was, will the Olympics bring Vancouver happiness or...

Wed Sep 22 - Texting & Airport Screening 4.20

This week we're talking texting as tech savvy comedian Ivan Decker tries to convince funny lady Erica Sigurdson that texting spells an advance in communication....

Sat Sep 18 - Home Schooling & Animal Rights 5.03

Is the best school house your own house? This week Winnipeg funnyman Al Rae deflects the anti-Home School attacks of former teacher Allyson Smith as...

Wed Sep 15 - Guilt & North American Union 4.18

Would closer ties between Canada, the USA and Mexico be good for our nation? This week North American Union booster Ali [UL-ee] Rizvi Badshah [RIZ-vee...

Sat Sep 11 - Big Oil & Hollywood 5.2

Are Big Oil Companies really so bad? This week UK resident and anti-petro pontificator Pete Johansson tries to convince slick oil defender Dave Hemstad that...

Wed Sep 08 - Recycling & Pie vs Cake 4.13

This week a on The Debaters we've got a topic Canadians can really sink their teeth into - Pie versus Cake! Things really heat up...

Sat Sep 04 - Golf & King Charles 4.22

Spring has sprung and with it the promise of birdies and eagles. Yes, this week we're debating Golf, as duffer Derek Edwards takes a whack...

Wed Sep 01 - Time Machines & Gym Class 4.15

Our first topic this week is physical education - as fit and funny Kristeen von Hagen uses her comedy muscles to prove to comic Debra...

Sat Aug 28 - Karaoke & Air Canada 4.8

This week we are debating the merits of karaoke as Asian comedian Paul Bae [bay] tries to prove to Edmonton's Neil Grahn [rhymes with yawn]...

Wed Aug 25 - Older Men Younger Women & End of the World 4.14

This week on The Debaters we're talking trophy wives and cradle robbers as John Wing uses his guile and experience to convince comedienne Teresa Pavlinek...

Sat Aug 21 - It's All Over Alberta & Elder Wisdom 4.07

We're in St. Albert this week as Alberta booster Peter Brown does battle with Toronto tar sands terminator Alan Park to prove that as long...

Wed Aug 18 - Backcountry Rescue & Sweden's Exports 4.16

Should people stranded in the wilderness have to pay for their own rescue? This week Vancouver comic Graham Clark tries to bury outdoorsy funny man...

Sat Aug 14 - Hecklers & Digital Piracy 4.6

This week we're talking comedy as comic heavy weights Ed Byrne and Andy Kindler (last comic standing judge) go toe to toe on the topic of...

Wed Aug 11 - Alberta's Good for Nfld & Coffee 4.5

This Wednesday The Debaters are in St. John's as local funny men John Sheehan and Trent McClellan go toe to toe and gum boot to gum...

Sat Aug 07 - Rural Immigration & Gender Success 4.33

Could it be that women today are rewarded more for their physical appearance than they are for their accomplishments?  This week funny lady Maureen Langan tries...

Wed Aug 04 - British Cuisine & Hippies 4.27

Is  British Cuisine unfairly maligned? This week UK comic and food lover John Moloney serves up the laughs and logic as he tries  to convince...

Wed Jul 28 - Raising Teens & Auto Industry 4.23

Which pose the greatest parenting challenge for fathers --teenaged sons or teenaged daughters? This week perplexed papa Humble Howard Glassman is out to prove to...

Sat Jul 24 - Tattoos & Dictatorships

This week we take on tattoos, as the totally-tattooed Aaron Berg tries to prove to ink-inclined comic Charles Demers that body art is leaving a black...

Wed Jul 21 - "N" Word & Pirates 4.03

Is it time to ban the "N" word? The Debaters are in Newfoundland this week as local celebs Shaun Majumder and Snook (Pete Soucy) go...

Sat Jul 17 - Arts vs Science & Cats vs Dogs 4.30

First up on this week's double bill of facts and funny, former teacher Dylan Mandlsohn has a laugh-filled lesson plan to teach comedian Ryan Belleville that...

Wed Jul 14 - Barbie & Respect 4.02

The Barbie doll turned 50 last year, but has this curvaceous toy been good for girls? This week, funny gal Debra DiGiovanni dresses up her argument...

Sat Jul 10 - Italians & Google 4.29

This week Italian North Americans Franco Taddeo and Tammy Pescatelli go toe-to-toe on the topic of Italians in film and whether there are way too many...

Wed Jul 07 - Shakespeare & UFC vs Boxing 4.11

This week our debaters take on Shakespeare as Bard basher Teresa Pavlinek tries to prove to classically trained funny man Raoul Bhaneja that in this day...

Sat Jul 03 - G8 & Moon Landing 5.01

Should Canada be proud of it's membership in the G8? Funny man Alan Park takes on the hilarious Derek Seguin as he tries to prove...

Wed Jun 30 - Singles & Cottages 4.28

This week we take on the cottage as funnyman Gilson Lubin does his comedic best to convince fevered cabin convert Derek Edwards that life in the...

Wed Jun 23 - British Cuisine & Hippies 4.27

Is British Cuisine unfairly maligned? This week UK comic and food lover John Moloney serves up the laughs and logic as he tries to convince...

Sat Jun 19 - Darth Vader & Stay at Home Dads 4.32

We celebrate dads this week as new father David Pryde tries to convince Star Wars fan and Dark Lord devotee Greg Morton that even though...

Wed Jun 16 - Curling & Aliens

Canada's other favourite past-time is being hacked on today. Hurry hard, to hear John Wing sweep away Derek Seguin's argument that curling should not...

Sat Jun 12 - Tattoos & Dictatorships

Normal 0 Normal 0 This week we take on tattoos, as the totally-tattooed Aaron Berg tries to prove to ink-inclined comic Charles Demers that...

Wed Jun 9 - Garage Sales & Medical Checkups 4.24

This week we're talking garage and yard sales as comic Carrie Gaetz kicks Graham Chittenden's argument to the curb as she tries to prove...

Sat Jun 5 - Arts vs Science & Cats vs Dogs

First up on this week's double bill of facts and funny, former teacher Dylan Mandlsohn has a laugh-filled lesson plan to teach comedian Ryan Belleville...

Wed Jun 2 - Can Con & Kids in Marriage

Do Canadian content regulations for film and TV do us any good? Mark Critch goes toe to toe with Quebec quipster Derek Seguin as he tries...

Sat May 29 - Italians & Google 4.29

This week Italian North Americans Franco Taddeo and Tammy Pescatelli go toe-to-toe on the topic of Italians in film and whether there are way too...

Wed May 26 - Teens & Auto Industry 4.23

Which pose the greatest parenting challenge for fathers --teenaged sons or teenaged daughters?  This week perplexed papa Humble Howard Glassman is out to prove to delirious dad...

May 22 - Cottages & Single People 4.28

This week we take on the cottage as funnyman Gilson Lubin  does his comedic best to convince fevered cabin convert Derek Edwards that life in...

May 19 - Golf & King Charles

Spring has sprung and with it the promise of birdies and eagles. Yes, this week we're debating Golf, as duffer Derek Edwards takes a whack at convincing scratch golfer Dave Hemstad that, any way...

Sat May 15 - British Cuisine & Hippies 4.27

Is  British Cuisine unfairly maligned? This week UK comic and food lover John Moloney serves up the laughs and logic as he tries  to convince Rebecca Kohler that dishes like...

Wed May 12 - Sushi & Cruise Ships

Ahoy there, Canada!  Is the cruise ship a good way to holiday?  This week enthusiastic cruiser Darcy Michael tries to convince funny lady Diana Frances that a holiday...

Sat May 08 - PEI Symbols & Long Distance Love 4.26

This week our comedy sights are set on Prince Edward Island as spud lover Mark Little tries to convince island native Patrick Ledwell that...

Wed May 05 - Texting & Airport Screening 4.20

This week we're talking texting as tech savvy comedian Ivan Decker tries to convince funny lady Erica Sigurdson that texting spells an advance in communication....

Sat May 01 Curling & Aliens 4.25

Canada's other favourite past-time is being hacked on today. Hurry hard, to hear John Wing sweep away Derek Seguin's argument that curling should not really...

Wed Apr 28 - Vancouver Olympics & Positive Thinking 4.17

The Vancouver Olympics are behind us but in the months leading up to the games the question was, will the Olympics bring Vancouver happiness or...

Sat Apr 24 - Garage Sales & Medical Checkups 4.24

This week we're talking garage and yard sales as comic Carrie Gaetz kicks Graham Chittenden's argument to the curb as she tries to prove that these week-end retail rituals...

Wed Apr 21 Newspapers & Self Helf

Extra extra.....This week on the Debaters... Winnipeg funny man Al Rae tries to convince New York headliner Marc Maron that the loss of the traditional...

Sat April 17 - Guilt Trips & N.A. Union 4.18

Would closer ties between Canada, the USA and Mexico be good for our nation? This week North American Union booster Ali Rizvi Badshah tries to...

Sat Apr 10 - Teens & Auto Industry 4.23

Which pose the greatest parenting challenge for fathers --teenaged sons or teenaged daughters? This week perplexed papa Humble Howard Glassman is out to prove to...

Sat Apr 03 - Golf & King Charles 4.22

Spring has sprung and with it the promise of birdies and eagles. Yes, this week we're debating Golf, as duffer Derek Edwards takes a whack...

Wed Mar 31 Time Machines & Gym Class

Our first topic this week is physical education - as fit and funny Kristeen von Hagen uses her comedy muscles to prove to comic Debra...

Sat Mar 27 - Sushi & Cruise Ships 4.21

Ahoy there, Canada! Is the cruise ship a good way to holiday? This week enthusiastic cruiser Darcy Michael tries to convince funny lady Diana Frances...

Wed Mar 24 Older Men & End of World

This week on The Debaters we're talking trophy wives and cradle robbers as John Wing uses his guile and experience to convince comedienne Teresa Pavlinek...

Sat Mar 20 Afri-centric & Chick Flicks 4.10

This week we are in T.O. where Caribbean-Canadian comic Jean Paul is out to prove to Ugandan-born funnyman Arthur Simeon that Toronto's new "Afri-centric Curriculum...

Wed Mar 17 Spoiled Kids & Polytheism

Are many Gods better than one? This week smarty pants pantheist Sean Cullen summons “Rhetoricus” the God of Public Speaking to help him prove to...

Sat Mar 13 Texting & Airport Screening

This week we're talking texting as tech savvy comedian Ivan Decker tries to convince funny lady Erica Sigurdson that texting spells an advance in communication....

Wed Mar 10 Aging & Video Games

Who ages better – men or women? This week, fit and funny female Teresa Pavlinek (The Jane Show) tries to prove to well-aged wit, John...

Sat Mar 06 - Recylcing & Pie vs Cake 4.13

This week a on The Debaters we've got a topic Canadians can really sink their teeth into - Pie versus Cake! Things really heat up...

Bicycling & Facebook

This week, road hog Glen Foster (That Canadian Guy) puts the polemic pedal to the metal to prove to bike booster Peter Wildman (The Frantics)...

Wed Mar 03 Bicycling & Facebook

This week, road hog Glen Foster (That Canadian Guy) puts the polemic pedal to the metal to prove to bike booster Peter Wildman (The Frantics)...

Sat Feb 27 - Winter v Summer Olympics & Olympics and First Nations 4.19

This week we come to you from Vancouver, home of the 2010 Winter Games with a double bill of Olympic-themed comedy match-ups. First out of...

Wed Feb 24 Newspapers / Self Help

Extra extra…..This week on the Debaters… Winnipeg funny man Al Rae tries to convince New York headliner Marc Maron that the loss of the traditional...

Sat Feb 20 Guilt Trips / N.A. Union

Would closer ties between Canada, the USA and Mexico be good for our nation? This week North American Union booster Ali Rizvi tries to convince...

Wed Feb 17 Founding Cultures / Celebrity Privacy

Canada has two founding European cultures, but does that make us stronger? This week, Montrealer Derek Seguin is on a quest to convince Winnipeg's Al...

Sat Feb 13 Olympics & Positive Thinking

The Games are finally upon us but will the Olympics bring Vancouver happiness or will they bring heart break? This week Pete Kelamis owns the...

Wed Feb 10 Governors General & Tourism

This week Air Farce Live’s Alan Park does battle with Ottawa funnyman Don Kelly on the topic of the Governors General -- whether these representative...

Sat Feb 6 Backcountry & Sweden

Should people stranded in the wilderness have to pay for their own rescue? This week Vancouver comic Graham Clark tries to bury outdoorsy funny man...

Wed Feb 3 Thrift & Extinction

Should we open our wallets and spend our way out of this recession? This week Alberta funny man Andrew Grose tries to convince penny-pinching Maritimer...

Sat Jan 30 Gym Class & Time Machines

Our first topic this week is physical education - as fit and funny Kristeen von Hagen uses her comedy muscles to prove to comic Debra...

Wed Jan 27 - Snowmobiles & Anger 4.12

Should we ski-doo or should we "ski-don't?" This week the pride of Wawa, Ontario, Pete Zedlacher is revved up and ready to blast comic Irwin...

Sat Jan 23 Older Men Younger Women/End of World

This week on The Debaters we're talking trophy wives and cradle robbers as John Wing uses his guile and experience to convince comedienne Teresa Pavlinek...

Wed Jan 20 Classical Music & Private Schools

Should Canadians be going for Baroque? This week CBC Radio 2 host and award winning humourist Bill Richardson does battle with The Frantics' Dan Redican...

Sat Jan 16 Pie vs Cake & Recycling

This week a on The Debaters we’ve got a topic Canadians can really sink their teeth into – Pie versus Cake! Things really heat up...
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