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 Tony Burgess (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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"English is Infected" - Claude Foisy
"Words" - Missing Persons
"Talk Talk" - Talk Talk
"No More Words" - Berlin