The WorkNotWork Show
By Terence C. Gannon
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Have you ever met someone who seemed to have the dream job? Ever wonder how they managed to get it? Has it turned out the way they had planned? The WorkNotWork Show tracks down people with interesting jobs which in many cases started with a lifelong passion for the subject which they have managed to make into their career. Each episode, we talk to one person who is 'living the dream'.
||CleanCarol Pilon: Wingwalker||Imagine climbing up and out of the cockpit of a Stearman biplane into the hurricane propwash. You then climb up and onto the top wing, secured only by a small metal frame. Then imagine that once you're there, the experience is so transformative you deci||3/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Eve Crane: Pathologist||When Dr. Eve Crane was just five years old, her father became gravely ill with what was eventually diagnosed as an aggressive form of multiple sclerosis. It eventually rendered him a quadriplegic and tragically led to his early passing. It was during||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSean Loutitt: Aviator||Sean Loutitt was the chief pilot of the first and second rescue flights to the South Pole in the middle of the Antarctic winter. It was a feat which had never been accomplished previously and was urgently required to save the lives of desperately ill m||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSebastian Sztabzyb: Co-Founder, Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters||Love coffee? Love hanging out in your local coffee joint? Ever thought of starting your own? Or just interested in a great story? In any of these cases you will not want to miss this ride through the life of our guest, Sebastian Sztabzyb on episode||8/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGary Burns: Storyteller | Filmmaker | Educator||Our guest on this, our eleventh episode, is Calgary, Canada-based storyteller, filmmaker and educator Gary Burns. We talk with Gary about his films in the context of his strong opinions about urban planning, the built environment and modern society.||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaul Brodie: Fabricator | Artist | Educator||Our next guest on our tenth episode is the legendary Paul Brodie of Brodie Bikes and more recently Flashback Fabrications. We sat down with Paul an extended discussion at his shop in Langley, British Columbia.||6/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRob 'Scratch' Mitchell: Aviator | Actor | Producer/Director||Rob 'Scratch' Mitchell was born into a flying family, and would go on to become a third generation fighter pilot. He would also go on to become a CF-18 demonstrator pilot and did two tours with the Canadian Snowbirds precision aerobatic team. But that||4/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTamir Moscovici: Filmmaker||Tamir Moscovici is one of the premier filmmakers working today. He has a signature, highly sought-after visual style that is instantly identifiable in his work. Starting in 1995, he has worked his way through virtually every aspect of his art which in||3/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Sean Morrison: Stem Cell Researcher||Dr. Sean Morrison is the Director of the Children's Medical Research Institute of Dallas, Texas. In this role, he is on the leading edge of the fight against cancer using stem cells. The Institute looks for breakthroughs that change scientific fields a||2/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWayne Thomas Yorke: Actor||You may know him as Ned, The Orkin Man, but that’s just the beginning and only a small part of the story. Wayne Thomas Yorke is a veteran of movies and the stage, a star of hit television series and has appeared in over 150 TV commercials. Most of all||1/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhilip Raby: Automotive Writer||Philip Raby lives a life every Porsche enthusiast will envy. He is currently proprietor of Philip Raby Porsche, a boutique pre-owned Porsche dealership in Chichester, England. He is also a columnist for GT Porsche magazine, former co-founder of Total||12/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Robert Thirsk: Astronaut | Engineer | Physician | University Chancellor||Dr. Robert Thirsk is a veteran of two epic spaceflights: Space Shuttle STS-78 in 1996 and as a member of Expedition 20/21 to the International Space Station in 2009. Dr. Thirsk is also an engineer, a doctor and now Chancellor of the University of Calga||11/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave Thomas, Publisher Emeritus, The Pragmatic Bookshelf (Part 3)||A software icon reflects on his career to date and what's next. Part three of a three part, in-depth interview.||9/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave Thomas, Publisher Emeritus, The Pragmatic Bookshelf (Part 2)||A software icon reflects on his career to date and what's next. Part one of a three part, in-depth interview.||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave Thomas, Publisher Emeritus, The Pragmatic Bookshelf (Part 1)||A software icon reflects on his career to date and what's next. Part one of a three part, in-depth interview.||9/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPREVIEW: Dave Thomas, Publisher Emeritus, The Pragmatic Bookshelf||A software icon reflects on his career to date and what's next. A brief preview of the three part, in-depth interview.||8/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMichael C. Smith, Olympic Decathlete||Competing to be the world's greatest athlete.||8/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPREVIEW: Michael C. Smith, Olympic Decathlete||Competing to be the world's greatest athlete.||8/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMark Langille: Drone Pilot||Flying drones for a living.||7/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Wayne Thomas Yorke Interview
I really enjoyed the interview on The WorkNotWork Show with Wayne Thomas Yorke. Terence really captured what Wayne went through as a young man trying to make it in the difficult world of show business. His passion for the craft was really evident in his persistance to make it a life long career. Great interview!
Interesting thoughtful conversation
I really enjoy listening to this podcast. The discussions are insightful and provide a unique opportunity to listen to the stories that have led the interviewees to where they are today.