Season 3

Nov. 23, 2021

Keira Danniels

This week marks the very special mega-sized season finale of Friendless with very special guest Keira Danniels. We discuss the fr…

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Nov. 16, 2021

Gregor Fleming!

This week on Friendless your intrepid host James interviews Scotland's favourite son, Gregor Fleming! They discuss bumbling into …

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Nov. 9, 2021

Jacqueline Bennett!

This week on Friendless, your intrepid host James interviews Public Relations extraordinaire Jacqueline Bennett. They discuss bra…

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Nov. 2, 2021

Janine Sicotte

This week on Friendless, your intrepid host James interviews dancer turned bartender turned lawyer, the incomparable Janine Sicot…

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Oct. 26, 2021

Trevor Gieske

This week on Friendless, James has on special guest comic book creator turned hairstylist Trevor Gieske! They discuss the best wa…

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Oct. 19, 2021

Eric Pauls

This week on Friendless, James interviews special guest director, musician, documentarian and all-around top notch fella, Eric Pa…

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Oct. 12, 2021

Liam Johnston!

This week on Friendless, James is joined by former Persephone Young Company cast member, Liam Johnston. They discuss building tru…

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Oct. 5, 2021

Luke Pennock!

Friendless is back my sweeties! This week I interview the one and only Luke Pennock! We discuss dealing with ADHD, maintaining lo…

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Aug. 24, 2021

It's my birthday! Be nice to me!!

Hey y'all! It's a very special microsode because your ol' pal Jimmy goofed up his computer and couldn't get the original episode …

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Aug. 17, 2021

Meg Wilcox

This week on Friendless, your intrepid host James unfriend podcast professor and producer Meg Wilcox! They discuss navigating the…

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Aug. 10, 2021

Alan Johnson!

It's a brand new episode of Friendless with your favourite host, James Avramenko, and his special guest actor and co-host of Two …

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Aug. 3, 2021

Joanna Iles

This week on Friendless, James unfriends musician and theatre-maker, Joanna Iles! They discuss river floats, raffle prizes, the a…

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July 27, 2021

Brandi Bee!

This week on Friendless, James interviews comedy puppet master and JFL North producer superstar, Brandi Bee! They discuss comedy …

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July 20, 2021

Bryan Nothling (Episode 100!!!!)

This week on a super-sized, extra special ONE-HUNDREDTH EPISODE of Friendless, James unfriends internet sensation, mozzarella sti…

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July 13, 2021

Karen Johnson-Diamond!

This week on Friendless, James unfriends host of The Breakfast Dish and Bridging the Gap - Karen Johnson-Diamond! They discuss th…

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July 6, 2021

Jameson Parker

This week on Friendless James unfriends Vancouver-based film producer Jameson Parker. They discuss the elasticity of long-term fr…

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June 29, 2021

Susan Miyagishima

This week on Friendless James unfriends stage manager and arts administrator Susan MIyagishima! They discuss the hidden infrastru…

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June 22, 2021

Wes Borg!

This week on Friendless I unfriend intrepid comedian, musician, and one of my personal heroes Wes Borg! Wes and I talk about dism…

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June 15, 2021

Jelani Grenyion aka Codename: JG

This week on Friendless, James host's special guest Jelani Greynion aka Codename: JG. They discuss the genius of Emily Dickinson,…

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June 8, 2021

Shaan Rahman

This week on Friendless, James has special guest actor, teacher, and science whiz Shaan Rahman! This episode discusses the cultur…

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June 1, 2021

Emily Piggford!

This week on Friendless I have actress and producer extraordinaire Emily Piggford (The Umbrella Academy, The Sounds). We discuss …

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May 25, 2021

Jacob Richmond

This week on a very special episode of Friendless, I unfriend the incomparable playwright and co-creator of Atomic Vaudeville and…

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May 18, 2021

Daniel Johnston!

This week on Friendless I interview and unfriend Daniel Johnston, Brewery GM and former roommate! Dan and I discuss roommates wit…

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May 11, 2021

Julia Katherine!!

This week I’ve got a very special guest on the show lawyer, retired barista, and one of my sister’s best friends, Julia Katherine…

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May 4, 2021

Joshua Muise (My Brother-In-Law!!!)

This week on Friendless I have special guest video game designer, illustrator, and my brother-in-law, Joshua Muise! Josh and I di…

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April 27, 2021

Dirk Van Stralen

This week on Friendless I have on special guest, actor, director, historical interpreter, and professional drawer Dirk Van Strale…

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April 20, 2021

S.E. Grummett aka Grumms!

This week on Friendless, I unfriend Fringe Festival star and Travelling Wilbury S.E. Grummett aka Grumms! We chat about lockdowns…

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April 13, 2021

Jane Sanden

This week on Friendless, I unfriend UVic alum and charcuterie extraordinaire Jane Sanden! We discuss the perfect charcuterie boar…

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April 6, 2021

Jensine Emeline Trondson

This week on Friendless, I unfriend miniature painter, Theatre tech Swiss army knife, and music impresario, Jensine Trondson. Jen…

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March 30, 2021

Bob Orlando

This week on Friendless, I welcome Bob "The Builder" Orlando, 3D printer technician, poker wildman, and Dungeon Master extraordin…

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March 23, 2021

Katie-Ellen Humphries

This week's guest on Friendless is competitive swimmer turned standup comedian, Victoria's own Katie-Ellen Humphries!! We talk ab…

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March 16, 2021

Forget about it Jennica, it's Carantane

This week on a very special episode of Friendless, my sweet wife Jennica returns in our attempt at a glimmer of levity in reflect…

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March 9, 2021

Sara Tuppen Veloso

This week on Friendless, I unfriend Tourguide to the stars and linguistic mage Sara Tuppen Veloso! We talk about day trips in Eur…

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March 2, 2021

Geoffrey Simon Brown

This week I unfriend playwright and producer Geoffrey Simon Brown. We discuss adopting dogs, losing theatre work, founding the Ma…

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Feb. 23, 2021

Kaitlin Williams

This week I unfriend actor, director and Artistic Director Kaitlin Williams! We discuss quarantine theatre, the brilliant idea of…

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Feb. 16, 2021

Chad Wolfgang Veinot

This week I unfriend animation wizard and dear friend Chad "Wolfgang" Veinot. Chad and I discuss chosen family, disappointing old…

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Feb. 9, 2021

Aaron Parker

This week on Friendless I unfriend host of the Mourning Talk show, Aaron Parker. We talk all kinds of fun topics from how we met …

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Feb. 2, 2021

Kelsey Ledbury

This week on Friendless, I unfriend my old Bowness High School classmate Kelsey Ledbury. Kelsey and I talk about reevaluating dr…

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Jan. 26, 2021

Stephen Rutherford

This week on Friendless I interview poet, graphic designer and former co-worker of mine, Stephen Rutherford. Stephen and I talk a…

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Jan. 19, 2021

Dave Smith

This week I unfriend Dave Smith, a scenic painter, set designer and all-around production whiz. We talk about band vs theatre in …

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Jan. 12, 2021

Lisa Jane (My Big Sister!)

This week's guest is a lawyer/yoga instructor hybrid (and my older sister) Lisa Avramenko! We talk about being called to the bar,…

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Dec. 22, 2020

Jennica Grienke!

This week in a very special year-end edition of Friendlies I am once again joined by the one and only Jennica Grienke aka THE WIF…

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Dec. 15, 2020

Grahame Kent

This week I unfriend my close Saskatoon buddy, Grahame Kent (Actor, founder of Buttered Ghost Theatre and Professional Dungeon Ma…

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Dec. 8, 2020

Megan Kent

This week on Friendless I unfriend Megan Kent, Video Producer and former Donor Relations Coordinator. We discuss challenges in ar…

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Dec. 1, 2020

Joshua Beaudry

This week on Friendless I unfriend former The Aliens director and famed gym rat, Joshua Beaudry. We discuss fighting with strange…

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Nov. 24, 2020

Hannah Wells

This week I unfriend Hannah Wells, Lululemon Compensation Analyst and former American Eagle Co-Worker. We discuss the low stakes …

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Nov. 17, 2020

Angus Wilson

This week I unfriend Angus Wilson. Angus is a musician hailing from Calgary through California currently based out of Nashville. …

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Nov. 10, 2020

Chelsea Haberlin

This week on Friendless, I unfriend Chelsea Haberlin. Chelsea is the Artistic Director of Neworld Theatre in Vancouver as well as…

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Nov. 3, 2020

Andria Campbell

This week I have another friend from my deep dark high school past, Andria Campbell. We talk about the wild world of marketing, t…

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Oct. 27, 2020

Dale Richardson

This week I interview the founder of the Saskatchewan Podcast Network, Dale Richardson. We discuss networking through podcasts, t…

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