Wed, 30 December 2015
EPISODE 19 – THE FORCE A-WEEKENDS
The Force is strong with this one – it’s the Death-Star-sized Star Wars mega-episode of Weekend At Burgie’s. Burgie finally convinces Mili Sashimi to watch the original Star Wars Trilogy FOR THE FIRST TIME – just in time to go see The Force Awakens. We’ve been sitting on this one since Dec. 18th so if you haven’t seen The Force Awakens yet be warned – there are TONS OF SPOILERS. Plus a special tribute rap from Plif the Hoojib! It's more fun than shooting womp rats at Beggar’s Canyon!
Featuring music by Beatmason.
Direct download: EPISODE_19__Weekend_At_Burgies_The_Force_A-weekends.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 11:03pm EST
Fri, 27 November 2015
EPISODE 18 w/ Birdapres
This weekend Burgie is joined by one of the most original voices in Canadian underground rap, the legendary Birdapres. Hailing from East Vancouver, Birdapres shares some stories about coming up in the Canadian rap world, producing beats, vinyl collecting, classic hip-hop and more. A must listen for fans of Canadian hip-hop, this episode also features a surprise guest appearance from MC Marchy Mark, music from Beatmason, Birdapres and McEnroe and all the good times you expect from another great Weekend At Burgie’s!
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And if you’re in Toronto don’t miss Wordburglar at these upcoming live shows & events:
Thurs. Dec 3rd, 6pm-9pm: Wordburglar comic book signing for The Last Paper Route in- at SILVER SNAIL COMICS, 329 Younge Street Toronto.
Thurs Dec 10: Wordburglar at The $5 Rap Show, 159 Augusta Ave, Toronto. 930pm-2am.
Sun, 11 October 2015
Writer of the movie "Detention" and old friend of Burgie's Mark Palermo drops by this weekend for a hilarious and engaging talk about movies! Plus new rhymes, new laughs and all the awesome times you expect from another great Weekend At Burgie's!
Direct download: EPISODE_17__Weekend_At_Burgies_w__Mark_Palermo.mp3
Category:movies -- posted at: 9:46am EST
Fri, 31 July 2015
Things are super busy at the Burg cave as we check in just in time for the 1-year anniversary of the Podcast! This weeekend Burgie goes solo and takes the time to catch up on all the mail and debut a few tracks from his brand new album "Rapplicable Skills"! It's awesome! Tune in and be sure to check out the new album at www.wordburglar.com.
Direct download: EPISODE_16__Weekend_At_Burgies_RAPPLICABLE_PREVIEW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:26am EST
Sat, 27 June 2015
EPISODE 15 w J. BONE
Comic book creator J. Bone joins Burgie for a fun, hilarious and insighful discussion about comic books and geekiness including J's work on the new Image Comics series Sparks Nevada based on the Thrilling Adventure Hour Podcast and his work on Spider-Man, DC New Frontier, Alison Dare, The Spirit, X-Statics and a whole lot more!
So what are you waiting for? Grab some chips and hang out with us.
Featuring music by BA Johnston
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Fri, 1 May 2015
Just in time for Free Comic Book Day, this weekend Burgie celebrates the comic shop with special guest and long-time friend, Eisner-Award winner and owner of Strange Adventures Comic Bookshops Calum Johnston.
Cal has been a hero and pioneer in the comic book world for decades and he and Burgie dig into the seldom explored history of comic shops to uncover all kinds of cool comic book lore. It’s an enlightening and entertaining episode that’s a must listen for comic book fans. Plus Grandpa Funnybook drops by to kick an intro rap!
So grab a stack of comics and tune in to another senses-shattering episode of Weekend at Burgie’s!
Biff! Bang! Pow! It’s latest fourjam-packed, improvisational episode of Weekend at Burgie’s!
Featuring music by Beatmason & Mos Def.
Direct download: EPISODE_14__Weekend_At_Burgies_w__Calum_Johnston.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 12:48am EST
Tue, 31 March 2015
This weekend Burgie is joined by actor, comedian and producer Sandy Jobin-Bevans. You might know Sandy from his stage and screen work including Second City, Deal With It, Life with Boys, and his scene-stealing role as Officer Palumbo in Harold & Kumar (NPH wouldn’t do that!)
Sandy and Burg dig into some riveting and hilarious tales about acting, improv, sports, comic books and working on the new prank show “Fool Canada” with Will Sasso. Plus the time Sandy was mysteriously recruited to be on Survivor, Burgie’s former career catching shoplifters and controlling angry cosplayers at Silver Snail and even a bit of Winnipeg ‘Zine history!
All this plus a brand new intro rap! And brand new laughing! And beats! It’s latest jam-packed improvisational episode of Weekend at Burgie’s!
Featuring music by Beatmason & Tha Alkaholiks.
Direct download: EPISODE_13__Weekend_At_Burgies_w__Sandy_Jobin-Bevans.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 10:48pm EST
Fri, 20 March 2015
EPISODE 12 – FEATURING DJ UNCLE FES
This weekend Burgie is joined by longtime collaborator and pal DJ Uncle Fes of The Extremities and Backburner fame.
Fes and Burg dig deep into the crates – and some snacks – and drop science on beat making, turntablism, record collecting, the start of Backburner, Halifax and Canadian hip-hop history. Plus Fes shares some great stories about how he got into DJing, his first rap group and the time he deejayed for Ghostface Killah and Raekwon of Wu-Tang Clan.
And of course all the laughs, beats and rhymes you need on the latest 12-inch episode of Weekend at Burgie’s!
Featuring music by Beatmason, Uncle Fes & Ambition, The Extremities and Dert Roads.
Thu, 29 January 2015
This weekend Burgie is joined by longtime rap pal, Haligonian hip-hop historian and Backburner Crew MC Jesse Dangerously.
Jesse and Burg have a lot of history and some secret tales are revealed as they pull back the curtains on their early rap origins, touring, arguing on the internet and the meanings behind certain lyrics. What’s an Impulse Tracker? What influential artist changed rap forever? What exactly is Jesse rhyming about on Heatwave and what exactly happened to him in Charlottetown? All this plus all the laughs, beats and rhymes you need on the latest gargantuan episode of Weekend at Burgie’s!
Featuring music by Beatmason and Jesse Dangerously.
Find Jesse at http://dangerously.ca/#punch-out-t-shirt-hoodieson and get his music here: http://dangerously.bandcamp.com/
Direct download: EPISODE_11_-_Weekend_at_Burgies_w__Jesse_Dangerously.mp3
Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:00am EST