Episode 294: Pontypool (2008)

Special Guests: Bruce McDonald, Tony Burgess
Guest Co-Host: Maurice Bursztynski

Mrs. French's cat is missing.

In a rather different take on the typical zombie story, Bruce McDonald's Pontypool (2008) has the English language as the infectious agent which drives people mad. Written by (and based on his novel, Pontypool Changes Everything), the film stars Stephen McHattie as Grant Mazzy, a shock jock from the big city now working in backwater Ontario with his audio engineer Laurel-Ann (Georgina Reilly) and producer Syndey Briar (Lisa Houle).

Mike discusses Pontypool with See Hear's Maurice Bursztynski.

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Links:
Buy Pontypool on DVD
Buy Pontypool Changes Everything by Tony Burgess
Buy the audio version of Pontypool Changes Everything
Listen to the CBC Radio Play
Visit the official Claude Foisy website Visit the official Bruce McDonald website
Follow Tony Burgess on Twitter
Follow Bruce McDonald on Twitter
Listen to Maurice's band, the Ice Haloes
Listen to the Love That Album podcast
Listen to the See Hear podcast
Listen to the Faculty of Horror Pontypool episode

Music:
"English is Infected" - Claude Foisy
"Words" - Missing Persons
"Talk Talk" - Talk Talk
"No More Words" - Berlin

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10/25/2016

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