If David Suzuki set the bar for his expertise regarding our relationship with the natural world, Gordie Lucius has no plans to hop over that bar. Rather, the renowned comedian has created a series wherein he invites us to get our hands dirty along with him, as he explores nature with wide-eyed, childlike curiosity.
Lucius, who is a comedian by trade, has seen his series co-produced by Stephen Robinson, Frick, I Love Nature picked up by CBC Gem. In the series Gordie Lucius hosts, he finds himself in fun, challenging and at times sticky situations…literally.
Gordie Lucius joined CKUA’s Tony King to talk about the stamina required to sell a series to a national network and why ants may be the original agrarians: