Established writer, actor, and show runner Gary Pearson ran the award-winning hit youth sketch comedy show Thatâ€™s So Weird. His writing credits include Corner Gas, The Ron James Show, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, and Just For Laughs All Access, starring Jay Baruchel, Jack McBrayer, Kristin Chenoweth, and Jason Jones. Pearson has also written for US projects such as Foxâ€™s MAD TV.
Formerly of Torontoâ€™s legendary Second City Mainstage, Pearson is known for his early work with his comedy troupe The Chumps. He has also appeared on camera in History Bites, The Kids In The Hall, The Newsroom, and This Hour Has 22 Minutes.
Pearson has six Gemini nominations for writing and producing, and three Canadian Comedy Award nominations and one win. He has three Writerâ€™s Guild Screenwriting nominations and one win. He also has three Canadian Screen Award nominations and one win for comedy writing.
Pearsonâ€™s romantic comedy novel Slapshot of Love is available all over the world on Amazon.
Want to become a Patron of the Podcast? Weâ€™ve got a Patreon page where you can donate a small amount per podcast and get a sneak peek of each release.