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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

81. Moana

4/23/2021
Moana showed us just how far she could go by winning this year's EPL March Madness! On this week's Overdue Finds, hosts Bryce and Caroline are joined by first-time guest Ashley Dotto to talk all about our favourite characters, songs, and moments from the movie. Plus: some documentary recommendations, a school for magical teenagers, and trying to make sense of Disney canon. Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode including some of our favourite...

Duration:00:43:58

80. Bridgerton

4/9/2021
Are you in the mood for love? Hosts Bryce and Caroline are joined by returning guest Beth Kilfoy and first-time guest Anna Wallace to get the scoop on Julia Quinn's Bridgerton novels and the hot new Netflix series! Then we dish about our favourite characters, discuss what we want to see in Season 2, and discover our Bridgerton names. Don't miss it! Don't forget to view 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...

Duration:00:51:30

79. Best Movie Soundtracks

3/26/2021
The podcast is alive...with the sound of music! Hosts Bryce and Caroline are joined by returning guest (and Overdue Finds family member) Meg DeForest to talk all about movie soundtracks. Listen along as they cover synthesizers, scores, and the power of the right song for the right scene. Plus: what songs would you include on the soundtrack of your life? Be sure to checkout the list of all the great titles that we talk about on this episode. If you liked our show, feel free to leave us a...

Duration:00:43:11

78. 1996 Pop Culture Time Capsule

3/12/2021
It's time to open up another time capsule - and this time we're checking out 1996! Bryce and Caroline are joined by returning guests Camilla Fita and Holly Arnason to explore all of the sights and sounds (and smells!) of the mid-90s. We've got Romeo + Juliet, Mariah and Celine, and Friends and Seinfeld. Don't miss it! Download your own Overdue Finds March Madness bracket and play along. Don't forget to vote everyday on epl.ca, Twitter and Instagram. Be sure to check out our list of all the...

Duration:00:52:29

77. 2021 Overdue Finds March Madness Preview

2/26/2021
Get your voting fingers ready and grab that airhorn - it's time for the 2021 Overdue Finds March Madness tournament! Hosts Bryce and Caroline are joined by Meg DeForest to break down their brackets for the All-Time Best Fictional Character. From heroes to villains, hobbits to muppets, sixty-four unforgettable characters are going head-to-head...and only one will make it to the end. Who will go all the way? Stay tuned - your votes will decide the winner! Don't forget to share your picks on...

Duration:00:47:48

76. Tanya Talaga

2/12/2021
On this week's Overdue Finds, Bryce and Caroline talk with Anna Alfonso, EPL's Director of Marketing, Communications and Fund Development, all about what it's like to host a big speakers series event during a pandemic. Then we finally air our interview with award-winning journalist Tanya Talaga, whose event with EPL was rescheduled from last year and will be taking place on March 10, 2021. Plus: #PetsofEPL, power couples, and poetry. Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that...

Duration:00:52:20

75. Irshad Manji: Moral Courage for Messy Times

1/29/2021
Have you missed EPL’s Forward Thinking Speaker Series? We have too! This week, hosts Bryce and Caroline are joined by author Irshad Manji to talk about her upcoming virtual presentation “Moral Courage for Messy Times.” She tells us what people can expect from her presentation, how she defines ‘moral courage,’ and how she feels about social media. We also learn about the role libraries played in her childhood, get the inside scoop on where to eat in Brooklyn, and discuss our favourite...

Duration:00:30:30

74. It's Not on Netflix

1/15/2021
It's time to shake up your streaming routine - and EPL is here to help! This week Overdue Finds shares some suggestions for great things that aren't on Netflix. From dazzling documentaries to terrific TV, there's tons of titles to explore! And best of all, they're all free with your EPL card. Plus: rocking out with Van Halen, getting life advice from Dolly Parton, and Bryce and Caroline discover some common ground on an unexpected topic. Don't forget to visit our list of all the titles that...

Duration:00:41:06

73. New Year's Resolutions

1/1/2021
New year, new you? Why not! Whether you're making a change or continuing a journey you've already started, Overdue Finds is here to help! Hosts Bryce and Caroline talk about new year's resolutions, why we are looking forward with optimism, and the importance of staying of hydrated. They also share what library staff want to try in 2021 and how EPL can help support your new hobby or skill! Be sure to check out our list of all the great titles and resources that we talk about during this...

Duration:00:38:46

72. Best of 2020

12/18/2020
Ending the year on a happy note, Bryce and Caroline are joined by Meg DeForest and Nancy Sheng to discuss the best books, movies, music, and games of 2020. Caroline accidentally makes a pitch for a podcast sponsor, Bryce searches for the next big thing in dad rock, the group chats about the future of virtual movie releases, and ultimately we just do the best with what we have. Be sure to check out our list of all our favourite titles from 2020 that we talk about on this episode. If you...

Duration:00:54:23

71. Hallmark Christmas Movies

12/4/2020
Grab some hot chocolate and fire up the fireplace - this week Overdue Finds talks all about Hallmark Christmas movies! From fake romance that turns real to time-traveling World War II nurses, we dive into our favourite holiday love stories with librarian Beth Kilfoy and author & screenwriter Jennifer Snow. Plus: we break down the appeal of Christmas in July, cast our dream romance movie casts, and stumble into the Netflix Christmas Universe! Be sure to check out our list of all the Hallmark...

Duration:00:55:15

70. Schitt's Creek

11/20/2020
Official friend of the show Katie Turzansky joins Bryce and Caroline to talk about Schitt's Creek and Canadian television. Not only did Schitt's Creek make it all the way to the final of our March Madness 2020 bracket, but it also just finished off its sixth & final season this year, winning a whopping 9 Emmy awards in the process. Everyone also pays their respects to Canadian icon Alex Trebek, Bryce lays down some sweet TV trivia, and our hosts talk about the importance of an inclusive,...

Duration:00:50:53

69. The How To Festival

11/6/2020
That's right, Edmonton - there's a new festival in town! Bryce and Caroline are joined by official friend of the show Melanie St-Onge and first-time guest Susan Mikytyshyn to learn all about the How To Festival, a new event from EPL and City of Learners. It's an opportunity to learn some new things, listen to new voices, and sharpen some new skills...all from the comfort of your home! Get all the details about this free event in this week's episode. Plus: we talk about the skills we learned...

Duration:00:46:46

68. The Best of Halloween

10/23/2020
Do you like scary movies? Bryce and Caroline have a hosts-only discussion about The Haunting of Hill House, background music, and their favourite Halloween-themed (or at least Halloween-adjacent) picks. Listen in for some classic recommendations and new finds for this year's spooky season! Don't forget to visit our list that features our favourite Halloween themed titles that we talk about in this episode. Share your thoughts on this episode by emailing us at podcast@epl.ca or tag us on...

Duration:00:46:11

Building NHL's Hub City

10/16/2020
At EPL, we share stories – and the NHL naming Edmonton a hub city is definitely one of the big stories of 2020! In this special bonus Overdue Finds episode, Bryce and Caroline talk with two hockey insiders (Jody Young and Stu Ballantyne from the Oilers Entertainment Group) to find out what it was like going from shutting down in March to shutting out COVID (no positive tests in the bubble during the entire run of the playoffs!). We get the inside scoop on everything from dressing rooms to...

Duration:00:45:44

67. Interactive Storytelling

10/9/2020
Overdue Finds gets interactive as Bryce and Caroline are joined by returning Official Friend of the Show Kate Gibson and Capital City Press Featured Writer Davis G. See to talk about interactive storytelling. We talk about Twine, video games, choosing your own adventure, and more! Be sure to visit our list of all the items that we talk about on this episode which includes links to Davis' writing and some of the games he's written. Share your thoughts on this episode by emailing us at...

Duration:00:32:00

66. The Library is Open

9/25/2020
The Stanley A. Milner Library has officially reopened! On this week's episode of Overdue Finds, Bryce and Caroline talk with Milner Managers Richard Thornley, Holly Arnason, Tamara Van Biert and Dan Alfano about all of the cool things the new library has. From gamerspaces to makerspaces, The Wall to windows, we get the behind-the-scenes story of what it was like opening this space and what it was like to say #HelloMilner. Checkout our list of all the items that are talked about on this...

Duration:01:01:10

65. Dungeons & Dragons

9/11/2020
Like three adventurers on a quest, Bryce, Caroline, and Meg delve into the world of Dungeons and Dragons (D&D). Listen to hear podcast team member and long time D&D player, Meg, Dungeon Master (DM) the conversation about this popular Role Playing Game (RPG). Meanwhile, Caroline and Bryce top up their D&D Intelligence (INT) and Wisdom (WIS). Meg shares many tips and resources on how to play from home, build a D&D group and characters. Checkout our list of all the great titles that we talk...

Duration:01:06:59

64. Unsolved Mysteries

8/28/2020
Few things are eerier than the unsolved mysteries of Unsolved Mysteries. Did you know that you can now stream classic episodes of the show through Hoopla? It's true! Bryce, Caroline, and Overdue Finds Family Member Meg DeForest dive in and discuss Robert Stack, re-enactments, and really scary things. Plus: an email from an enthusiastic listener, our favourite Heart songs, and when it comes to aliens - is the truth really out there? Don't forget to checkout our list of all the titles that we...

Duration:00:58:03

A Conversation About Racism in Canada (Bonus Episode)

8/21/2020
The prominence of the Black Lives Matter movement in recent months has brought to light the structural racism endemic to the United States and has prompted Canadians to examine the ways in which racism impacts our country as well. On August 5, 2020 City of Learners presented "A Conversation About Racism in Canada," moderated by Irfan Chaudhry with guests Andrew Parker, Dr. Farha Shariff, and Rochelle Ignacio. Overdue Finds is pleased to share the audio from this event as a bonus...

Duration:01:13:52