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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

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

90. Even More Kids Pop Culture Confessions

8/27/2021
Do you remember August 2019? It seems soo far away but what a special time it was because that was when we recorded our first Kids Pop Culture Confessions episode! Well, guess what?! We’ve done it again - Welcome to Episode 90 – Even More Kids Pop Culture Confessions. Bryce and Caroline talk to three kids - Corbin 8, Lux 6, and William 13 - and get their pop culture picks for August 2021. Tune in to find out what kind of books, movies, music and games kids are into these days. This episode...

Duration:00:25:50

89. Sci-Fi Books

8/13/2021
Bryce and Caroline explore a few of the best galaxies far, far away with guests and resident Sci Fi enthusiasts Meg DeForest and Vicky Varga. The gang discusses the vast world of science fiction books, makes some great recommendations, and answers pressing questions like "would it be weird if I took my new alien friend to the zoo?". Check out our list of all the sci-fi books and other titles that we talk about on this episode. You're invited to join us on Thursday, Sept. 9 for An...

Duration:00:53:53

88. Sports Movies

7/30/2021
There's nothing like a sports movie to inspire you to dream bigger, reach higher, and give it 110%! This week hosts Bryce and Caroline are joined by returning guest Anna Wallace to talk about the movies that skated, dribbled, and punched their way into our hearts. On your mark, get set, listen to the latest episode of Overdue Finds! Check out our list of all the great sports movies and other titles that we talk about on this episode. Remember the fun of signing up for EPL's summer reading...

Duration:00:54:14

87. Degrassi

7/16/2021
Everybody get ready and get into gear - the one and only Degrassi episode of Overdue Finds is here! Bryce and Caroline are joined by first-time guest Jaime Henderson to discuss everything from Kids of Degrassi Street to School's Out and The Next Generation. Plus: the undeniable romance of Gowan, the relatability of Shoppers Drug Mart, and the night Jaime met Joey and Caitlin! Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode including all the Degrassi titles...

Duration:00:58:20

86. Best Canadian Music

7/2/2021
It's officially summer and whether you're road tripping, barbecuing or just hanging out at home it's the perfect time to blast those tunes! Hosts Bryce and Caroline are joined by first-time guests and music enthusiasts Josh Carr and Quincy Hiscott to cover Canada's classic sounds. We ask the tough questions like "Can you really have a summer playlist without Bryan Adams?" and "What is the ultimate Kim Mitchell song?" and "Can you really have a junior high dance without Bryan Adams?" Tune in...

Duration:01:05:14

85. While You Wait

6/18/2021
Great news: EPL carries lots of really popular titles! Because they're so popular, you might have to wait a bit while other people check them out. But more great news: the library can help you find other titles to enjoy while you wait! This week Bryce and Caroline are joined by Overdue Finds Family Members (and awesome librarians) Meg DeForest and Camilla Fita to discuss the hottest titles and the stuff you might have missed. Plus: the raddest summer reading club around and the worst-kept...

Duration:00:40:29

84. Indigenous Reads

6/4/2021
Did you know that June is National Indigenous History Month? This week Overdue Finds welcomes Caitlin Miller, a member of the Indigenous Services Team at EPL, to talk about great fiction, non-fiction, and kids books by Indigenous authors. Plus: books to movies, Amazing Race-rs, and Edmonton's new municipal ward names. Don't miss this one! Be sure to check out the list of all the great titles that are mentioned during this episode. If you're looking for some new things to read or watch or...

Duration:01:06:58

83. Pop Culture Crafting

5/21/2021
Grab your knitting needles and get out that cross-stitch! Hosts Bryce and Caroline had "sew" much fun talking with two crafting enthusiasts, Overdue Finds family member Meg DeForest and returning guest Ashley Dotto. From crochet to cosplay, we talk about pop culture's influence on crafting and the resources that EPL has to support makers and creators. Be sure to check out our list of all the titles and resources that we talk about on this episode. If you're looking for some new things to...

Duration:00:44:56

82. Best & Worst Parents in Pop Culture

5/7/2021
This week Overdue Finds celebrates the best parents in pop culture. Hosts Bryce and Caroline are joined by Mike Eaton and Su Chau to discuss magnificent moms, devoted dads, and great grandparents! Plus: hockey, baseball, and our picks for positively painful pop culture parenting. Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about during this episode. If you're looking for some new things to read or watch or listen to or play, EPL has Personal Picks Packs! Let us know...

Duration:00:52:46

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