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Changing the world, one mind at a time, For What it's Worth...“For What it’s Worth” is an interview-based podcast series which focuses on exploring innovative ideas for a changing world; ideas related to people, culture, business, education, science and more. The show features well-known guests from across a variety of industries and disciplines, each presenting their views, theories, and predictions about issues related to new ways of thinking, working, and learning. From education to technology, social justice to the future of work, from politics to culture change, "For What it's Worth" explores where we are, how we got here, and whether or not we want to continue along these same paths in a post-COVID 19 world. The show will also feature “The Space [in Between]” co-hosted with Cameron Brown. “The Space” is an opinion-based exploration of a broad spectrum of cultural issues from current events, entertainment and the Arts. “The Space” is a free-flowing, non-scripted dialogue between Blake Melnick and Cameron Brown, and may appear as a stand-alone episode, or as an episode segment, you just never know... To access resources mentioned in the episode or to comment on the show, please visit: http://forwhatitsworthpodcast.blogspot.com

Changing the world, one mind at a time, For What it's Worth...“For What it’s Worth” is an interview-based podcast series which focuses on exploring innovative ideas for a changing world; ideas related to people, culture, business, education, science and more. The show features well-known guests from across a variety of industries and disciplines, each presenting their views, theories, and predictions about issues related to new ways of thinking, working, and learning. From education to technology, social justice to the future of work, from politics to culture change, "For What it's Worth" explores where we are, how we got here, and whether or not we want to continue along these same paths in a post-COVID 19 world. The show will also feature “The Space [in Between]” co-hosted with Cameron Brown. “The Space” is an opinion-based exploration of a broad spectrum of cultural issues from current events, entertainment and the Arts. “The Space” is a free-flowing, non-scripted dialogue between Blake Melnick and Cameron Brown, and may appear as a stand-alone episode, or as an episode segment, you just never know... To access resources mentioned in the episode or to comment on the show, please visit: http://forwhatitsworthpodcast.blogspot.com

Location:

Canada

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Changing the world, one mind at a time, For What it's Worth...“For What it’s Worth” is an interview-based podcast series which focuses on exploring innovative ideas for a changing world; ideas related to people, culture, business, education, science and more. The show features well-known guests from across a variety of industries and disciplines, each presenting their views, theories, and predictions about issues related to new ways of thinking, working, and learning. From education to technology, social justice to the future of work, from politics to culture change, "For What it's Worth" explores where we are, how we got here, and whether or not we want to continue along these same paths in a post-COVID 19 world. The show will also feature “The Space [in Between]” co-hosted with Cameron Brown. “The Space” is an opinion-based exploration of a broad spectrum of cultural issues from current events, entertainment and the Arts. “The Space” is a free-flowing, non-scripted dialogue between Blake Melnick and Cameron Brown, and may appear as a stand-alone episode, or as an episode segment, you just never know... To access resources mentioned in the episode or to comment on the show, please visit: http://forwhatitsworthpodcast.blogspot.com

Twitter:

@bmelnick

Language:

English

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4162621336


Episodes

The Space [inbetween] What we're listening to; What we're Watching, and What we're Reading

7/8/2022
This week's episode of #thespaceinbetween, #ForWhatitsWorthwithBlakeMelnick,#WhatwerelisteningtoWhatwereWatchingandWhatwereReading. This is the second last episode of season three of the show. We're going to be taking a bit of a hiatus to recharge our batteries and prep for next season. But for this episode, I'm bringing back my old co-host #CameronBrown, and we're going to be talking about what we're listening to, what we're watching and what we're reading, so that you have something to do...

Duration:00:27:59

The Space [inbetween] Answering the Stones

6/30/2022
This week on #TheSpaceInbetween, #AnsweringTheStones another moment in time from Tom Locke's great new book by the same name In the late fifties and early sixties, music fans were introduced to answer records, songs that were sometimes a parody or a sequel to established hits. A few that come to mind are Jeanie Black's, "He'll have to Stay" in 1960. The answer record to Jim Reeves smash hit of 1959, 1960, "He'll Have to Go", Jody Miller's 1965, "Queen of the House" the answer to Roger...

Duration:00:08:23

Man of a Thousand Faces - Part 2 - Pass the Jam

6/17/2022
Welcome to this week's episode of # forwhatitsworthwithBlakeMelnick, #AManofaThousandFaces part of our #PasstheJam series. This is part two of our interviewwith our new #ArtistinResidence #DouglasCameron. In part one Douglas, and I discussed his motivation for music, his career, his stories, and the bands he fronts and has played with over the years. In part two, we're going to bring Heather Gammell, our current #ArtistinResidence into the conversation to do a deep dive with Douglas about...

Duration:00:34:07

Man of a Thousand Faces - Part 1- Pass the Jam

6/10/2022
This week on #forwhatit'sworthwithBlakeMelnick. is the next instalment in our #PasstheJam series, called #ManofaThousandFaces. #PasstheJam, highlights the work of both experienced and emerging musicians. For the past month or so. We've been featuring the music of our current artist in residence, #HeatherGemmell for all the intros and outros to the show. It's now time for Heather to join me in passing the jam to an exciting new artist. Our next artist in residence is a two time Juno nominee....

Duration:00:54:16

The Set List - Long Haired Country Girl

6/2/2022
Welcome to this week's episode of #thespaceinbetween. As we mentioned in our last episode, it's now getting time to pass the jam. For the past month or so, we’ve been playing songs from our current artist in residence, #HeatherGemmell for all the intros and outros to our episodes. Now we'll be playing all of these songs in their entirety, - and I get to play DJ. I hope you've enjoyed Heather's music as much as I have. I've loved playing her tunes on the show - they're beautifully suited to...

Duration:00:44:06

Truth, Regeneration & Indigenous Ways of Knowing

5/19/2022
Welcome to this week's episode of #ForWhatitsWorthwithBlakeMelnick called #TruthRegeneration&IndigenousWaysofKnowing with my guest Lee Jay Bamberry of the #YOUTheatreMovement My guest on #forwhatitsworth is a member of the #Micmac Band His recent desire to probe more deeply into his #indigenousheritage has resulted in a remarkable personal journey of #discovery, #truth, #healing, and the desire for #Praxis - to make tacit knowledge explicit through action; to begin the healing process, and...

Duration:00:50:37

Gotta Hit; Need a Group

5/5/2022
This week on #TheSpaceinBetween, another #MomentinTime from #TomLocke's new book by the same name. In this episode Tom pays tribute to Bubble Gum music with a 1969 hit single. According to an early 1969 article in #Cashbox Magazine, a Welsh newspaper called #MiningNews had mentioned the hard rock music of a group of coal miners who would dig by day and play rock and roll by night. The story goes that a London, England club owner rushed to Wales and descended at 18,000 feet beneath the...

Duration:00:11:54

Music Man - Part 2 with guest Tom Locke

4/21/2022
Welcome to this week's episode of #ForWhatitsWorthwithBlakeMelnick. This is part two of my interview with #TomLocke, author of a fantastic new book called #MomentsinTime, an interactive musical Odyssey that traces the history of rock and roll from the forties, right through to the end of the seventies. In our last episode, Tom discussed his career, his early influences and what inspired his love of music. In this episode, the focus of our discussion is on the book itself. What led Tom to...

Duration:00:30:37

Music Man Part 1 with guest Tom Locke

4/7/2022
Welcome to this week's episode of #ForWhatIt'sWorthwithBlakeMelnick, called #MusicMan part 1, with my guest, @TomLocke, music fan, and author of an amazing new book called #MomentsinTime #MIT. Click HERE for the blog post for this episode. Click HERE to purchase a signed copy of Moments in Time at a special price We have been featuring excerpts from Tom's book on #TheSpaceinBetween and we have been running a little music trivia contest for our listeners. Winners will be placed in a draw to...

Duration:00:34:53

Baby Come Back -The Space [inbetween]

3/31/2022
Welcome this week's episode of #TheSpaceinbetween, another rock 'n roll memory from #TomLocke 's new book, #MomentsinTime. The time is 1968. Today's featured artist was born in British Guyana and moved to London in 1960. He formed a Jamaican / British rock/reggae quartet and had a massive hit in 1983 with #ElectricAvenue which made it to #2 on the UK and US pop charts. He had another hit years before that back in 1968 with #BabyComeBack. The song reached #3 on the charts and was later...

Duration:00:06:41

Chapter 3 - The Old Guitar - The Interview Part 2 - In The Company of Readers and Writers

3/24/2022
This week on #forwhatitsworthwithBlakeMelnick we return to our story called#TheOldGuitar with guest #DouglasCameron, part of our new series #InTheCompanyofReadersandWriters. This is chapter three #TheInterview, Part Two . If you haven't done so already, please check out The Preface, Prologue, Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 of the story. In this episode we are introducing #ShoutOuts as a regular feature in the podcast... for what it's worth. Our #shoutout this week goes to #ArnoldSchwarzenegger for...

Duration:00:18:46

Clear as Mud - The Space [in between]

3/17/2022
Welcome to this week's episode of #Thespaceinbetween I'm your host #BlakeMelnick, and I'm really excited to announce that in a few weeks time, we will have #TomLocke author of a new book called #MomentsinTime - stories about artists and songs from the fifties, sixties, and seventies, on our show. In #MomentsinTime, Tom will take us on a musical journey through the history of Rock n' Roll. What's really cool about Tom's book is music is embedded within the text of the book itself through the...

Duration:00:06:51

Chapter 2 - The Old Guitar - The Interview Part 1 - In The Company of Readers and Writers

3/10/2022
Welcome to this week's episode of For What It's Worth, and our new series called #IntheCompanyofReadersandWriters. I'm your host, Blake Melnick, and this is Chapter Two of our story, #The Old Guitar, The Interview, Part One… with my guest, the multi-talented #DouglasCameron ... singer, songwriter and the author of "Old Guitar"...for what it's worth. And if you like the show, please share it out to your networks, and consider making a small donation to the cause by buying us a coffee, using...

Duration:00:34:36

Chapter 1 -The Old Guitar - In the Company of Readers and Writers

2/24/2022
Welcome to this week's episode of #IntheCompanyofReadersandWriters and Chapter 1 of #TheOldGuitar. Today's episode was inspired by the short story, old guitar written and read by Canadian singer-songwriter, Douglas Cameron. Some say guitars remember. The wood retains the memory of every note, of every song that is played through them. The older the guitar, the richer the memories, which is why they need to be treasured and savoured, as they are the embodiment of every musician that has...

Duration:00:14:24

In the Co. of Readers & Writers - The Old Guitar - The Prologue

2/10/2022
Welcome to this week's episode of #ForWhatit'sWorthwithBlakeMelnick, the prologue to #TheOldGuitar, the first story in our new series called #IntheCompanyofReadersandWriters. How does a man become a story? How does that story become a myth? passed down from one generation to another. What do we add or change, forget or remember, embellish or dismiss as his story changes hands? As the legend grows, what happens to the original grain of truth it sprung from ... and does it really matter? You...

Duration:00:15:39

In the Co. of Readers & Writers - The Old Guitar - The Preface

1/27/2022
Welcome to this week's episode of #ForWhatitsWorthwithBlakeMelnick and the launch of our new series called #IntheCompanyofReaders&Writers. We are really jazzed about this series cause who doesn't love a good story? Over the past number of months we have been collecting some great ones and we are excited to be able to share them with you in some really creative ways. We have decided to adopt the "Dickens" approach to publishing stories using a serial format, where each instalment is a...

Duration:00:06:29

Long Haired Country Girl Part 2 with guests Heather Gemmell & Blair Packham

1/6/2022
Well Happy New Year and welcome to 2022. and this week's episode of #ForWhatitsWorthwithBlakeMelnick. It is the conclusion of our two part interview with our new artist in residence, #HeatherGemmell This episode is the official passing of the jam. Blair Packham, our artist in residence for the past month or so, joins me as my co-host to #PasstheJam to our next artist, the amazing #HeatherGemmell. I hope you enjoy the conclusion of #LongHairedCountryGirl ....for what it's worth. And if you...

Duration:00:20:44

Long Haired Country Girl Part 1 - Pass the Jam Series

12/30/2021
Well, welcome to this week's two-part episode of #ForWhatit'sWorthwithBlakeMelnick called #LongHairedCountryGirl . This episode is the next installment in our #PasttheJam music series, where our current artist in residence #BlairPackham a will join me to help pass the jam to an amazing new artist. Rooted in the heart of the Kootenay Rockies. She draws her inspiration from the wild and rugged landscape that she calls home from the river she wades in and from the small town working life that....

Duration:00:41:37

Song Food - A musical Interlude with guest Blair Packham

12/16/2021
Welcome to this week's episode of #TheSpaceinBetween called #SongFood. I'm your host #BlakeMelnick. And this episode is a lead into our popular music series called #PasstheJam. For those of you that are new to the show and unfamiliar with this series, here's the skinny. What began as an idea, born from our frustration, with the inability to play recorded music on for what it's worth because of the cost and restrictive nature of copyright laws particularly as they relate to podcasts as...

Duration:00:34:12

Many Faces of Innovation Part 3 - Conclusion of "Bridging the Gap" with Dr. Tom Carey

12/9/2021
Welcome to this week's episode of #ForWhatitsWorthwithBlakeMelnick. This is the conclusion of our three part interview with #DrTomCarey, part of our #innovation series, #TheManyFacesofInnovation called #BridgingtheGap". In our last episode, Tom and I discussed the difference between #entrepreneurs and #intrepreneurs, the future of learning and work as a result of changes brought about by the pandemic, the importance of context in innovation and the motivations to innovate. In this episode,...

Duration:00:23:16