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Welcome to Overdue Finds, an Edmonton Public Library podcast. Bryce Crittenden and Caroline Land will be hosting conversations about movies, music, books, pretty much any sort of popular culture and media you can think of and likely some you’ve never thought of. We’re hoping you’ll learn more about what you can find at the library.

Welcome to Overdue Finds, an Edmonton Public Library podcast. Bryce Crittenden and Caroline Land will be hosting conversations about movies, music, books, pretty much any sort of popular culture and media you can think of and likely some you’ve never thought of. We’re hoping you’ll learn more about what you can find at the library.

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Canada

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Welcome to Overdue Finds, an Edmonton Public Library podcast. Bryce Crittenden and Caroline Land will be hosting conversations about movies, music, books, pretty much any sort of popular culture and media you can think of and likely some you’ve never thought of. We’re hoping you’ll learn more about what you can find at the library.

Twitter:

@EPLdotCA

Language:

English


Episodes

109. The Kids in the Hall

5/20/2022
The Kids in the Hall are back with a reboot and Overdue Finds takes a look at the troupe's comedic legacy. Indy Randhawa and Kyle Burley are guests on this episode and everyone shares their most loved skits and characters. Plus, if you tune in, you will find out if Indy has a favourite nebula, and what was the reason that Caroline first tuned into Dave Foley's 'the True Meaning of Christmas Specials' (could it have been Elvis Stojko?). Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that...

Duration:01:14:11

108. 50th Anniversary of The Godfather

5/6/2022
Bryce, Caroline, and friend of the show Camilla Fita revisit one of Hollywood's greatest films as it celebrates its 50 year anniversary. The Godfather was a commercial success and remains to be seen as a masterpiece American Mafioso film. Our crew discuss Camilla's penchant for crime movies, the Mario Puzo book that started it all, and their favourite characters and scenes from The Godfather franchise. They also make a case for the best piece of Mafia media: is it the book, the first movie,...

Duration:01:05:48

107. The Lion King

4/22/2022
Overdue Finds takes you back to the summer of 1994 when a little movie called The Lion King made us laugh, cry, and feel the love tonight. Bryce and Caroline are joined by Overdue Finds Family Member Meg DeForest to do a deep dive on the 2022 March Madness runner-up. From the all-star voice cast to the Oscar-winning music, we look at what made this movie work (and dream of the ABBA disco version that exists in an alternate universe!). Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we...

Duration:01:07:17

106. K-pop

4/8/2022
Get your light sticks and fan signs, it's time to talk about K-Pop! Bryce and Caroline are joined by Discovery and Cataloguing Librarian Carol Ma and library assistant/podcast family member Maria Milanowski to talk all about the South Korean music sensation that is taking the world by storm. Listen in for a taste of our guests' K-Pop fan origins, BTS x McDonalds marketing ideas, and a whole lot of fun recommendations. Don't forget to check out our list of all the music and other titles...

Duration:00:59:15

105. EPL Through the Years

3/25/2022
March 13, 2022 was the library's 109th EPL-iversary - and a lot has changed over the years! To get the inside scoop, Bryce and Caroline chatted with longtime EPL staff member Bernice Linkewich (who recently celebrated fifty years with the library!). From lizards to laserdiscs, Overdue Finds has all of the details from the past few decades. Plus: Dylan McDermott, The Price is Right, and we ask: is the Strathcona branch haunted? Be sure to check out the list of titles that we talk about on...

Duration:00:43:22

104. The Kitchen

3/11/2022
In this episode, you can hear all about the Stanley A. Milner Library's newest learning space - The Kitchen! Don't listen on an empty stomach though, because Bryce and Caroline chat with teaching kitchen coordinator, Zofia Trebaczkiewicz, about food, cooking, and the things you can learn in EPL's hottest new space. And of course, this episode also has great book, film, and music recommendations - including which fictional restaurants you should check out! The podcast team travels to Tokyo...

Duration:00:58:23

103. Best of the 90's March Madness

2/25/2022
Get your airhorns, everyone, it's time for our annual March Madness showdown! Bryce, Caroline, and special guests Meg DeForest and Christy Travis sit down to discuss the very best of the 90s and which books, movies, music and TV will make it to the end of this social media showdown. What holds up? What is the most nostalgic? Will scrunchies and plaid make a big fashion comeback? Get your tournament bracket at epl.ca/podcast and join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and our EPL website in...

Duration:00:58:19

102. Banned Books

2/11/2022
Overdue Finds gets ready for Freedom to Read Week! Hosts Bryce and Caroline are joined by librarians Ilona Storie and Andrew Halberstadt to talk about intellectual freedom, the role of public libraries, and how the library responds to challenges. Plus: The Great Antonio, a classic Batman, and a controversial question that threatens to divide the podcast forever - does pineapple belong on pizza? Don't forget to check out our list of all the banned books and other titles that we talk about...

Duration:01:03:24

101. #BookTok

1/28/2022
Have you ever found yourself asking “What is #Booktok?” or "Does Tik Tok know when I've bought a jar of garlic stuffed olives?"? Then listen to this episode for all the answers – In our 101st episode, frequent podcast guest Camilla Fita explains all things #BookTok and TikTok. You will also meet one of EPL’s Collection Librarians, Mary Bennett. Mary gives us a behind-the-scenes look at how decisions are made on purchasing material for EPL's collection. And that’s not all! Find out how people...

Duration:01:10:16

100. The Golden Girls

1/14/2022
Prepare your confetti cannons - it's time for the 100th episode of Overdue Finds! Bryce and Caroline thank Katie Turzansky for being a friend [of the show] as she graces the podcast with her presence for a fifth time. The trio discusses all things Golden Girls, honour Betty White (who sadly passed away shortly before celebrating a centennial of her own), and reminisce about the importance of this hilarious and heartwarming 80s sitcom. We'd also like to extend a super-special thank you to all...

Duration:01:17:23

99. Best of 2021

12/31/2021
The new year is almost here, but before we ring in 2022, Overdue Finds takes a look back at the year that was. Hosts Bryce and Caroline are joined by returning guests Richard Thornley and Nancy Sheng to share their favourite books, movies, music, and more. We also get into what different media formats mean for library collections and brainstorm ideas for the Overdue Finds Person of the Year. Plus: what we finally checked out this year and what we can’t wait for next year. Don’t miss...

Duration:01:12:40

98. It's A Wonderful Life

12/17/2021
It’s the 75th Anniversary of the Ultimate Christmas Movie - “It’s a Wonderful Life”. Join Bryce and Caroline as they talk about this classic with podcast guests Indy Randhawa and Camilla Fita. Though this film was initially underappreciated by our podcast panel, their minds have changed over time. Listen in to hear their conversation as well as a few surprising takes such as - George Bailey being compared to Jack Nicholson’s character in ‘The Shining’! and - the ‘The Godfather’ is a...

Duration:01:09:23

97. Lord of the Rings

12/3/2021
Pop culture anniversary alert! Bryce and Caroline welcome back Kate Gibson, Official Best Friend of the Show, to discuss Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings film trilogy just in time for The Fellowship of the Ring's 20 year anniversary. Caroline expresses her love for the Council of Elrond scene, the group discovers which members of the Fellowship they would be, and everyone touches on the story's most memorable and/or most meme-able moments. Also, as you can imagine, spoilers! Be sure to...

Duration:00:59:02

Writing Video Games

11/26/2021
On this bonus edition of Overdue Finds, Bryce and Caroline chat with Edmonton writer Shelby Carelton who was a Narrative Designer on the new hit game Call Of Duty: Vanguard. You'll hear how she got started writing games and what it was like working on one of the biggest video game franchises. You can borrow a copy of Call of Duty: Vanguard from EPL and be sure to check out the Call of Duty YouTube channel for character trailers and behind the scenes videos on the development of the...

Duration:00:36:22

96. ABBA

11/19/2021
Here we go again! Get ready to feel the beat from the tambourine as Overdue Finds dives deep into ABBA! Bryce, Caroline, and returning guest Katie Turzansky discuss the band’s early days, their brand new album Voyage, and next year’s ABBA hologram concert series. Plus: Eurovision, Swedish tax law, and the group's surprising Edmonton connection. Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode! If you liked our show, feel free to leave us a review or tell...

Duration:00:59:31

95. Freaky Friday

11/5/2021
This Friday, things are about to get freaky! Bryce, Caroline, and returning guest Holly Arnason dive into the confusing world of body-swapping. They discuss the surprising amount of waterskiing in Freaky Friday, the awkwardness of getting closer to your crush while you're in your parent's body, and the many ways swaps play out in Star Trek. Plus: identity, consent, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Don't miss it! Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about during...

Duration:01:03:17

94. Michael Landsberg Interview

10/22/2021
On the latest episode of our podcast we're thrilled to be chatting with former TSN host and mental health advocate Michael Landsberg. Learn more about his upcoming Forward Thinking Speaker Series event with us on Wednesday, Nov. 3 called "Darkness and Hope: Depression, Sports and Me", his time hosting Off the Record and #SickNotWeak. This is an episode you won't want to miss. Tickets are only $5 each and available on Eventbrite. This event is presented in partnership with the Edmonton...

Duration:00:39:38

93. Thanksgiving

10/8/2021
Pass the cranberry sauce and break out the mashed potatoes! This week's Overdue Finds is stuffed with the things that Bryce, Caroline and returning guest Katie Turzansky are thankful for. Books, movies, music and more - there's just so much to share, so don't miss this episode! Plus: which fictional family would you like to spend Thanksgiving with? Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that we're thankful for that we talk about on this episode. Tickets are now available for...

Duration:00:48:00

92. Political Thrillers

9/24/2021
This week on Overdue Finds, hosts Bryce and Caroline get a little too close to the truth... the truth that EPL has lots of great political thrillers! Join them as they talk about their favourites from Jack Ryan to John Grisham (and a few surprises thrown in). Plus: they celebrate the podcast's latest award and plan out YEG's next great thriller. Don't miss it! Be sure to check out our list of all the political thrillers and other titles that we talk about during this episode. Tickets for...

Duration:00:44:43

91. Terry O'Reilly Interview

9/10/2021
On this new episode of Overdue Finds, we have an exclusive interview with best-selling author and host of CBC's Under the Influence, Terry O'Reilly! You'll hear more about his event with us on September 29th called Customer Service IS Marketing, some of his favourite advertising campaigns he's worked on and what it was like to work with celebrities like Kiefer Sutherland & Bob Newhart. Tickets for Terry O'Reilly: Customer Service IS Marketing are now available on Eventbrite. Superb...

Duration:00:21:05