Pool Boy and Caddy
A writer for TV, internet, radio, stage and
print, some of
’s writing credits include PBS’s Franny’s
Feet, Jetix’s Pucca,
Teletoon’s Futz, CBC’s Turbo Dogs,
the Emmy Award-winning PBS show Zoboomafoo, and the Gemini
Nominated CBC show Sketchcom. Mike is also a
recipient of a Harold Greenberg Award for his screenplay
“The New Adventures of Jason and The Argonauts.”
Mike created, story edited and wrote the TVO
kids’ magic series Spellz,
winner of the US
International Film and Video Festival in Children’s Programming and
a Silver Remi at the Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival. Mike currently has
two television series in development with The Nightingale Company
(George F. Walker’s The Line),
one of which, Brian Paisley In
Hell, was a recipient of OMDC funding.
He spent two years as a writer and an on-air humour commentator for CBC News. Mike
toured Europe and
with the critically acclaimed sketch comedy troupe, Serious
Comedy for Oxymorons. His short stories have appeared in a
variety of publications including The
Mike also created the website Avery
Ant and His One Minute Rant, which was featured on
morning radio shows across
, on CBC’s The Hour, and
in various publications, including The
Daily News and The Ottawa
It also won a number of awards, including from National Lampoon and CBC.
Avery Ant’s illustrious campaign for the job of Pope was
immortalized by the Library
of Congress as part of the historic collection of Internet
materials related to the death of Pope John Paul II and the election
of a new Pope.
: writer, comedian, and supplier of cultural artifacts to the
Library of Congress.
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