Welcome to VanPodFest

Festival Highlights

Pulitizer-prize winning LA Times journalist Christopher Goffard shared his insights about making his very first podcast, Dirty John, at the Rio Theatre. 

Host Mike Browne speaks with Stephen Quinn about his journey from a bedroom to the big time with his true crime podcast.

Festival News

Live at VanPodFest: Dark Poutine

In front of a packed house of energetic Dark Poutine listeners Mike and Scott went through a brief retrospective of some highlights from some of the most popular of the first 99 shows. The case covered in the second half of the show is the disappearance of Madison Scott, from Vanderhoof B.C. on the morning of May 28, 2011. 

Live at VanPodFest: The Fear of Vancouver ("The Fear of Science" vs. "This is VANCOLOUR")

Recorded live on November 9, 2019 as part of the Vancouver Podcast Festival, “The Fear of Science” meets “This is VANCOLOUR” with special guest Katie-Ellen Humphries to discuss “The Fear of Vancouver”.

Live at VanPodFest: Red Man Laughing

Ryan McMahon is joined by Khelsilem, Hilary Atleo, and Cherie Dimaline for in the premiere episode of the new season of Red Man Laughing, recorded live at the Rio Theatre during VanPodFest.

Live at VanPodFest: PolitiCoast

PolitiCoast is joined by comedian Katie-Ellen Humphries to (once again) recap the 2019 federal election.