V.I.A. Podcast Ep. 19: Joseph Planta


This week, we sit down with the Vancouver podcasting superstar you’ve never heard of, Joseph Planta.

Planta has been producing and hosting a podcast out of his own home and in his spare time for longer than podcasts have been a thing, featuring many high-wattage celebs from the world of politics, publishing, broadcasting, and entertainment.

Joseph Planta Vancouver Podcast
Joseph Planta (Bob Kronbauer/Vancouver Is Awesome)

Plus, Bob and Lindsay talk about a new documentary about graphic design in Canada, comedian Jim Gaffigan’s feelings about Vancouver weather, a cool new coin from the Canadian Mint and a local indigenous artist, and restaurant awards season (it’s a thing).

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Show notes for Ep. 19



Planta in his own recording space (Bob Kronbauer/Vancouver Is Awesome)

OUTRO (37:37)


Produced and hosted by Lindsay William-Ross and Bob Kronbauer.
Additional support from Adam Nanji.
Our Associate Producer is Albert Van Santvoort.
We record in the studio at Glacier Media, 303 West 5th Avenue in Mt Pleasant.
Theme song is Vancouver BC by The Smugglers ©1990, available on iTunes.

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome, and the co-host and co-producer of the Vancouver Is Awesome Podcast. A fifth generation Vancouverite and life-long foodie, Lindsay also serves as a judge for the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of LAist.com, in her past life in L.A. she earned an MA in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: lindsay@vancouverisawesome.com // Twitter/Instagram: @squashblossom