It’s good to be back to drawing your attention to some local podcasts. This selection represents things I’ve listened to over the past month or so, and some of these podcasts have published more episodes since these ones — it’s hard to keep up!
Less than 15 minutes: Shawn Kanungo and Wang Yip discuss the Spanx origin story on The Dip; Michael Short examines the debate over Canada’s national bird; and the fellas at Radio Free Skaro did 24 mini-episodes heading into Christmas answering listener questions about Doctor Who.
Imagine that you have a fantastic idea for a product. You make it, test it out and it works for you and your close friends and family. You decide to go to a big retail store and try to get…
15 to 30 minutes: The Edmonton Community Foundation’s Well Endowed Podcast examines what Canada’s 150th anniversary will bring; Ryan Holtz predicts marketing trends for 2017; and I talk to Haley Radke and Wang Yip about finding your podcasting niche on the Seen and Heard in Edmonton podcast.
Happy New Year! 2017 marks Canada’s sesquicentennial, our 150th anniversary of confederation. It’s going to be a year of celebration, and we are looking forward to sharing some amazing…
30 to 45 minutes: On That’s So Maven, Lauren Dary and Andrea Beça talk to musician Lindsey Walker about her kind of entrepreneurship; Minister Faust remembers Carrie Fisher with various writers on MF Galaxy; Tema Frank discusses customer service and the government on Frank Reactions.
Two words known by hundreds of millions: “Princess Leia.” That’s the legacy of the collaboration among Carrie Fisher, George Lucas, and hundreds of other filmmakers who worked on the…
It’s so easy to bash government service departments, especially when you’ve spent an hour in a lineup only to be told you are missing something and have to start all over. Or you are…
45 to 60 minutes: On What It Is, Taylor Chadwick interviews artists involved in two shows: Star Killing Machine from Broken Toys, and Peter Fechter: 59 Minutes from Cardiac Theatre; on Modern Manhood, German Villegas talks about masculinity with Coun. Scott McKeen; and on Let’s Find Out, Chris Chang-Yen Phillips gets to the bottom of the case of the transported apartment.
More 45 to 60 minutes: The Movie Jerks talk to comic JR Brow about a bad movie he was in; the crew at Plot Device make up a surprisingly good movie treatment based on Jenga; and Dan Taylor and Ben Proulx wonder whether the news is actually worth paying attention to on 30 Minute Week.
Even more 45 to 60 minutes: Rachelle Saunders explores the issues around indigenous genetic research with Kim TallBear and Keolu Fox on Science for the People; Montreal Sauce concludes its interesting discussion about art with Adriean Koleric; and Kirt and Tania look back at the year in books on Write Reads.
Another hour with Adriean Koleric on street art, collage, podcasting from a VW and being a Detroit Pistons fan in Western Canada. A healty dose of sauce for your taste in movies and tech.
More than 60 minutes: Tyler Butler and Linda Hoang talk politics and social media with Dave Cournoyer on Don’t Call Me a Guru; the Highlevel Showdown examines the presidency of Barack Obama with guest Sharon Mvundura, and Allen Featherstone discusses what it means to be a man with the aforementioned German Villegas of the Modern Manhood Podcast.
Welcome to the show!! I sat down with German Villegas of The Modern Manhood podcast to discuss what it means to be a man in the 21st century. We are faced with a constant dichotomy as men…
As always, that’s just the tip of the local podcast iceberg, so look for more on the podcast network page, in previous podcast roundups, on Guerrilla Radio, on the Edmonton Nerd List and on the Northern Content Network.
You can also meet some local podcasters in real life if you come to our next Edmonton Podcasting Meetup on Jan. 29 at 1 pm at Variant Edition. The topic is “Podcast length: Keep it tight or let it run?” and it will feature of debate of sorts between Adam Rozenhart of The Expats and Taylor Chadwick of What It Is. Register here!
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