I came across a lot of thoughtful pieces this week about where this city is going, where’s it’s been, and what we need to think about as we continue on. So let’s start there: Mack Male dives deep into the city’s growth monitoring report, and finds it “continues to grow out much more quickly than up … More Edmonton blog roundup: July 27, 2015
A conversation with Adam Rozenhart, a nonstop creator of interesting things on the Internet, including his latest podcast, The Expats. He is both prolific and eclectic, and his taste in other people’s blogs and podcasts is equally so. Check out more about Adam’s projects and his many recommendations here. This week’s episode is brought to you … More Episode 3: Adam Rozenhart
Meet Adam Rozenhart, a nonstop creator of interesting things on the Internet, including his latest podcast, The Expats, in which he interviews Canadians living abroad. In this episode, Adam and I talk about many online adventures, including OilersNation, which he co-founded with the man they call Wanye Gretz; The Unknown Studio, a podcast he does with … More Seen and Heard in Edmonton podcast: Episode 3
A conversation with Kelly McConkey, better known as Rev Recluse, the ardent archivist who compiles a daily trip through history via newspapers, old broadcast clips and other ephemera on Vintage Edmonton. He’s podcasting old Edmonton music now, too. Learn more about this and his recommendations here.
A conversation with Michelle-Peters Jones, whose blog The Tiffin Box was nominated for a 2015 Taste Canada food-writing award. Learn more about Michelle and the blogs she recommends here.
An introduction to Seen and Heard in Edmonton, a podcast about bloggers and podcasters in Edmonton. In this episode, host Karen Unland gets her feet wet, sort of, with the assistance of Mack Male, aka mastermaq, creator of ShareEdmonton.
Wow. Two things: 1. Mack and I keep finding new blogs and putting them into ShareEdmonton; 2. A lot of bloggers are not taking it slow this summer — in fact, some seem to be blogging more. That makes for a lot of reading. Challenge accepted. Janis Galloway gets the founders of Berg + Betts to … More Edmonton blog roundup: July 20, 2015
Meet Kelly McConkey, also (in fact mostly) known as Rev Recluse, the amateur historian and fascinating completist behind Vintage Edmonton. Kelly’s daily compendium of articles, ads and ephemera from 134 years of media in Edmonton draws me in like quicksand. He shares why he started doing it, and why he doesn’t foresee a day when he’ll … More Seen and Heard in Edmonton podcast: Episode 2
I hope you can read this through the smoke. It’s been a hazy week in Edmonton, but that has not stopped the creation of lots of worthy blog posts and podcasts. Here are some that I enjoyed: Natasha Chiam examines the sexism inherent in the way dress codes are applied to girls. Filmmaker Lindsey McNeill … More Edmonton blog roundup: July 13, 2015
Meet Michelle Peters-Jones, the woman behind The Tiffin Box, a blog full of food and memories that has opened all kinds of doors for her (and has made me cry on several occasions — true story). The Tiffin Box has been shortlisted for one of Taste Canada’s 2015 Food Writing Awards, which Liane Faulder wrote about in … More Seen and Heard in Edmonton podcast: Episode 1