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Johnny Bliss

Disorderly artist, journalist, and late night moderator, with a fetish for microphone-based hooliganism.

Off the Beaten Path: Andaman Islands & Bangladesh

This year, I explored remote Indian islands populated by man-eating crocodiles, indigenous tribes, and Bengali tigers; my travels also took me to Bangladesh, where bad infrastructure, poverty, and pollution can make day-to-day life very difficult.

The Punk-Mayor of Reykjavik

Jón Gnarr is the comedian-punk rocker-anarchist founder of Iceland's satirical Best Party and Mayor of the capital city since 2010. The punchline is, he turned out a pretty great mayor!

Elections 2014: The Many Faces of Modern India

As the Indian elections wind down, I've made a sort of pilgrimage to the city of Mumbai, where modern & traditional India intersect and clash. Here, I met a young fashion designer named Nandita, who told me about the paradoxes that compose India today.

The Spirits of Haida Gwaii

Reality Check: On a Canadian northwestern archipelago off the coast of British Columbia, the Haida are an ancient First Nations people, whose culture dates back tens of thousands of years. Meet one of the great storytellers of the Haida people.

21.02.2014
Ein Kapitän

Johnny Bliss

Stormy Weather on the Hecate Strait

Scenery, whales, wind, and waves. The final stage of my ocean passage toward Haida Gwaii was anything but boring.

09.01.2014
ein Bär

Johnny Bliss

Johnny's Journeys: The Truth, the Myth & the Cuddly

An infotainment program looking at 2013, and asking the difficult questions about memes, trends, and popular ideas, that need to be asked, if we are to ever understand what it was all about.

21.12.2013
Canada Rail

Johnny Bliss

Canada By Rail, Part 2: The Legend of Walter

In a country as big as Canada, rail employees working aboard passenger trains spend nearly as much time on trains as off. More than a job, it is a lifestyle. But what sort of crazy person lives on a train?! Find out today, on FM4's Reality Check.

16.12.2013
Leuchtturm

Johnny Bliss

Johnny's Journeys through the Inside Passage

In pacific northwestern Canada, there is a narrow coastal waterway surrounded by small mountainous islands, leading all the way up through Canada to the border with Alaska. I was there.

Canada By Rail: From East Coast to West Coast

A train ride across the second largest country in the world. In an age when most people opt for speed, who is choosing this slower mode of travel, and why? This is Canada by Rail, on FM4's Reality Check.

18.05.2013
Märchengestalt

Johnny Bliss

Old beliefs and legends from Iceland & Tirol

In today's Reality Check, we look at mythology & folklore from two very different regions of Europe, and focus on not only the differences between the two, but also the similarities.

19.04.2013
Mutter von Johnny Bliss

Johnny Bliss

Denman Island: It's a very special place

An island-community comprised of activists, artists and organic farmers: Ten years ago, my mother became one of them. On Saturday's Reality Check, we'll find out why she chose to stay.

Space Zeppelin: A Space Opera. (Episode VI)

With a cast of thousands, including: Admiral Dark Starmann!! Kanzler Blutenau! Bauchklang!! Gin Ga! The Bauchrog!! Johnny Bliss! Johnny Jackal der Blonde!! The Al-Bot?! Krolli van Krolli!! Projekt X! DAVE!! Flukas. And many more.

17.11.2012
Die Nationalflagge Kanadas mit einem roten Ahornblatt.

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What does it mean to be a Canadian today?

With a Conservative majority government and an unelected constitutional monarch, yet progressive social policies and proud multi-culturalism. What is this paradox we call Canada? Join me as I strive to answer this question on today's Reality Check.

10.09.2012

cycling man

London Olympics 2012: A look backwards...

...and forwards, to Rio de Janeiro, Sochi, & the by-the-numbers legacy of the Olympics (and other mega-sporting events) today.

Journey to the Centre of the Fringe

My miserable attempt to sum up 2600+ shows at the biggest comedy and arts festival in the world, taking place in Edinburgh.

26.07.2012
Johnny Bliss 8-bit

Christoph Sepin

Space Zeppelin: Summer Olympics Special (Ep. V)

The first season of the Space Zeppelin may be over, but the musicians have returned to the stage for an encore. To mark the occasion of the 2012 London Olympics, we have returned with a special satirical episode, 7 days on demand.

The Space Zeppelin: A Space Opera (Episode IV)

The first season of FM4's new science fiction-comedy Hörspiel comes to its dramatic conclusion tonight, featuring space battles, discussions on gender roles, character arcs, and a raw bloody appendix. Tonight, on FM4's Homebase Parade.

08.07.2012
Frau sonnt sich am Urban Art Forms

Patrick Wally

Urban Art Forms (UAF): Musings from Day Three

Skin cancer, violence, ragga, costumes, crosses and lasers.

07.07.2012

johnny bliss

Urban Art Forms (UAF): Musings from Day Two

Gewitter, swimming, digital duets, funky cat-dancers, absurd costumes, post-modern sex, and the future of electronic music.

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The Space Zeppelin: A Space Opera (Episode III)

The new science fiction-comedy Hörspiel continues, Voigas, with sheer pandemonium, tonight on FM4's Salon Helga.

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