Written by Michael Morreale
In 1966, Leonard Cohen sat down for an interview with then CBC-TV host (and eventually Governor General) Adrienne Clarkson.
The 31-year-old Cohen had just released Beautiful Losers, his second novel, but it was songwriting that seemed to bring him more fulfillment and happiness at the time. In the colourful interview, he discussed the “mechanics of happiness,” which may or may not involve psychiatry, pills and positive thinking.
CBC Music illustrator Heather Collett and animator Deja Springfieldset to bring the candid interview to life. Take a look:
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