44. Linda Schuyler & Sara Waisglass

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Show Notes
It’s back-to-school time, as Rick's two guests are Linda Schuyler and Sara Waisglass. Linda is a Canadian television producer best known for co-creating the award-winning Degrassi franchise, which spans five series over 4 decades. She’s a member of the order of Canada and Order of Ontario, and has recently written a memoir entitled The Mother of All Degrassi. Sara is a Canadian actress who co-starred as Frankie Hollingsworth in Degrassi: The Next Generation, as Robyn in the film Mary Goes Round, and most recently as Maxine in the Netflix drama Ginny & Georgia.
In our study group, they cover:
The multi-generational impact of Degrassi
Age-appropriate casting
The space between the sensational and the trivial
Learning from mistakes and failure
Fearing the future
Living in the present
Acceptance and tolerance in young people today
Teachers that change your life
Latch-key kids
Helicopter parents
Voicing both sides of the story
And a quiz … show!
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fb: @xingthegap
tw, ig: @rickmilleractor
ig: @sarawais, @motherofallDegrassi
tw: @swaisglass, @mother_degrassi
fb: @MotherDegrassi
TikTok: @sara.wais, @motherofalldegrassi
Sara on imdb
Linda on imdb
Linda's book at:
ig: @degrassinextgeneration
ig: @degrassi_junior_high

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