Woo-Hoo! My mom on As it Happens! Tomorrow night


[Update: Apparently this election thing is important. Her interview has been bumped to Wednesday eve, everything else remains the same]

I don’t know how many folk still listen to As it Happens in the gazillion channel universe, especially since it is (gasp!) a radio program, on the CBC to boot. But I am immensely proud of my mother as she is going to be interviewed by Carol Off all about Gardasil, aka the HPV vaccination.

For those of you out of the loop (or too young to know) As it Happens is a 20+ year old radio program where they call out to newsmakers and informed folk (like my mom) on headline stuff. Back when I was a youngster one of the cooler ones was when they interviewed the best friend of a woman who had tried to assasinate president Ford – as you might guess it was quite incendiary. If I remember correctly it was listened to by as many as 1 million people, but I would guess many fewer these days.

If you care to hear my mom, the program starts at 6:30 pm, lasts an hour (although I do not know exactly what time my mom is going to be interviewed) and CBC radio One is 88.5 or 104.7 depending where on the island you live, or you can stream it from their website, or download their podcast after the fact.

5 Comments so far

  1. andre (unregistered) on March 27th, 2007 @ 2:15 pm

    I wish I had a wikipedia page :-P

  2. Greg (unregistered) on March 27th, 2007 @ 11:03 pm

    Over the summer I always listened to AIH driving home from work and before supper. A few years ago I remember my mom was going to be on Quirks and Quarks, another CBC program, and it was practically the event of the year. Or, of the week, at least.

  3. Adrian (unregistered) on March 28th, 2007 @ 6:18 am

    Congrats Zeke to you and your mom. I’ll be sure to listen.

  4. heather (unregistered) on March 28th, 2007 @ 2:02 pm

    I listen to As it Happens faithfully, and will be certain to tune in tonight!

  5. ladyjaye (unregistered) on March 29th, 2007 @ 8:52 am

    Hey Zeke! Great to hear about your mom being on radio! :)

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