Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North is new podcast in which we deep dive into the history behind your favorite Canadian Content. In each series, author and documentary filmmaker Ryan Barnett tackles big topics like tax shelter film-making, the disappearance of Casey and Finnegan, the meteoric rise of a little girl from Charlemagne, Quebec to her eventual throne atop the world. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Series 1 is dedicated to The Kids in the Hall; the history behind this sketch comedy troupe and their influential series that ran for five seasons on HBO and CBC.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North is an original production of Knockabout Media with new episodes dropping every other Tuesday.

An Interview with Kids in the Hall writer Paul Bellini Once Upon a Time in Hollywood North

**Warning** This episode contains language that some may find offensive.  BONUS:  In this episode, I have a conversation with the man in the towel, the legend, an "interesting physical specimen": Paul Bellini. We talk about the early days of the troupe, working as a writer on the show, and origins of the Touch Bellini contest.  Sponsor Link: https://www.audibletrial.com/hollywoodnorthpod Watch the entire Kids in the Hall series on Amazon Prime. Try Prime for 30 days by using our link: https://amzn.to/3FbEcKR Written and Produced by Ryan Barnett | Co-producer Sonia Gemmiti. Special  archival audio courtesy of Retrontario.  Follow us on TWITTER and INSTAGRAM. Buy Mouth Congress' new double LP here: https://capturedtracks.com/artist/mouth-congress/ Reading/Viewing List: Kids in the Hall: Complete Series https://amzn.to/3s5CCow One Dumb Guy by Paul Meyers https://amzn.to/3MK4UNw This Is a Book about the Kids in the Hall by John Semley https://amzn.to/3s8cn0L
  1. An Interview with Kids in the Hall writer Paul Bellini
  2. An Interview with Kids in the Hall biographer John Semley
  3. Kids in the Hall: Brain Drain
  4. The Kids in the Hall: "Screw You Taxpayers"
  5. The Kids in the Hall: Guys in Dresses