Hank Bull on Boredom, the HP Dinner Show and radio art Deleted scenes
'The HP Dinner Show' was a weekly radio show broadcast on Vancouver Cooperative Radio from 1975 to 1983. A mix of experimental radio, a platform for sarcasm, and a hangout for the local scene, the project by Hank Bull and Patrick Ready operated under the premise that the radio medium could and should fall within our notion of art. With a personal style packed with humour and a far cry from the mannerisms of European radio art, the show earned its place as a small underground phenomenon in the Vancouver area.
In this programme, Hank Bull takes the idea of boredom as a springboard to fire off some interesting ideas about entertainment and archives.