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What do we know? So much…yet nearly nothing at all! Let’s explore in conversation with some of our smartest, most experty pals.

What do we know? So much…yet nearly nothing at all! Let’s explore in conversation with some of our smartest, most experty pals.

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Perth, ON

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What do we know? So much…yet nearly nothing at all! Let’s explore in conversation with some of our smartest, most experty pals.

Language:

English

Contact:

833-832-2487


Episodes

62 – Twenty-Something (2020 Year In Review)

1/14/2021
Was 2020 a dumpster fire? Yes. Yes, it was. But you know what? We managed to release some pretty stellar episodes in spite of all of that. There were technical challenges as we moved to remote recording for all of our guests. There were social challenges as well - as in, we all wanted to play with our friends! Listening through the episodes we released this past year, however, helped us remember that 2020 wasn't a total wash. It had its peaks (and valleys) and it wasn't totally traumatic to...

Duration:02:00:57

61 – A Good Tall Time (Online Dating w/ Kim Angell)

12/10/2020
Online dating! What a racket! Kim Angell (from Episode 4 - Body Break!) guest hosts on this episode. We discuss our own experiences, share some of your stories, set up a freshie fresh Tinder profile, demystify some 2020 online dating slang, sanitize some glory holes and even discuss some ways to hack the system and make your profile stand out. Also, Kim wants to set you up on a date. Apply within! Kim wants your spare holiday change and goodwill to go to Lanark County Interval House, at...

Duration:01:47:01

Extraterrestrial Encore – 39 – Aliens Schmaliens (UFOs w/ Laura Thursby)

11/26/2020
Originally aired October 10, 2019. UFOs! Aliens! Strange things in the sky! This week we talk to serious expert, Laura Thursby, PhD, on the history and culture of extraterrestrial lore. She gives us the scoop on Roswell, Area 51, the UFO/cold war connection, abduction story tropes, and more! We hear some listener stories, and your pals Melody and Liz present some light Google research. And of course, our resident cinephile can’t help but give us a little tour of some cinematic aliens and...

Duration:01:49:36

Spooky Samplings – 40 – Halloweiner On A Bun (Ghosts w/ Jenna & Kaajuk Kablalik)

11/5/2020
Originally aired October 23, 2019. We are getting spooky this Halloween with ghost stories from our friends, as well as some spine-chilling stories of our own. We’ve brought in our favourite spooky couple, Jenna and Kaajuk Kablalik (check them out in episode 25, What The Folk?, and also hear Kaajuk in The Dadisode, episode 10.) Oh and Sarah Wright, our former co-host, is sitting in for Liz this week. And by “sit in,” we mean that these harrowing tales made them crap their pants and now...

Duration:01:41:27

Ominous Encore – 14 – It Was A Dark And Stormy Night (Ghosts w/ Justine Cruise Campeau) – Part 2

10/22/2020
Originally aired September 13, 2018. We’re BAAA-AAACK with more of your spooky scary ghost stories. In the second instalment of this juicy two-parter, we visit haunted BnBs, cottages, family homes, bars and even haunted dreams. We also touch on the Dibic box, Annabelle the haunted doll, death portraits at vegan cafes and Dear David. Oh, and we talk a lot about farts. (What’s new?) Find Justine at instagram.com/the.lifted.sisters and on youtube.com. Sarah is at...

Duration:00:53:32

Ominous Encore – 14 – It Was A Dark And Stormy Night (Ghosts w/ Justine Cruise Campeau) – Part 1

10/8/2020
Originally aired Sept. 6, 2018. Good Golly, this one's a doozy! This here is the chilling first instalment of our long-awaited ghost ep, featuring our creepiest neighbour Justine Cruise-Campeau, the spooOOoOooky Melody Starkweather, and the totally spooked Sarah Wright. We've got YOUR tales of ghosts and ghouls from all walks of the afterlife, not to mention a few harrowing accounts of our own. Grab your protective pendant and a couple Ativan - you're about to get GHOSTED. I mean scared....

Duration:00:57:12

60 – Hirschfeld and His Boyfriends (How the Nazis Robbed Queer History w/ Emmet Cameron)

9/24/2020
This week, Melody is joined by co-host Chris Chambers and special guest, Emmet L. F. Cameron, to talk about cool stuff that was happening for queer people in the Weimar Republic, and how the Nazis ruined it, like they ruin everything. Emmet sets the stage with some depictions of the scene in popular culture - Sound of Music or Cabaret, anyone? We learn about key players Magnus Hirschfeld and his two nice boyfriends Karl Giese and Li Shiu Tong. We learn all about the Institute of Sexology,...

Duration:01:24:47

59 – Jim McEwen Is Not A Writer (w/ Jim McEwen & Ryan Urquhart)

9/10/2020
This week Melody is joined by cohost (and podcast co-creator) Sarah Wright, in conversation with Jim McEwen & Ryan Urquhart. On the semi-educational scale, this rates low. We are mostly just shooting the shit, as they say. We talk a bit about how Jim isn't a writer, despite doing lots of author-type things. We also surprise Ryan with messages from some of his nearest and dearest wishing him well on his impending move to Western Canada. And we tell some Ryan stories of our own. There's an...

Duration:01:21:51

58 – The Hippie Years (Commune Life w/ Justin Starkweather)

8/27/2020
We've finally arrived at the long-awaited Hippie Years episode in the 3-part series on Melody's father Justin Starkweather. (Part 1 is Episode 44 and Part 2 is Episode 55.) Justin gives us the scoop on life in the late 60s/early 70s at Twin Oaks, a commune in rural Virginia, USA. He discusses commune life, the division of labor and how people lived. We talk sex, drugs and rock n roll, and a number of interesting accompanying characters. Of course, as in Justin's other episodes, we encounter...

Duration:01:24:55

57 – Kiss My Astrology (Astrology w/ Diz)

8/13/2020
This week, Melody is cohosting with Nikki Rochon Kaiser, and they are talking to their new internet bestie, Diz! Diz hosts the Astrocast by Diz Microcast, and comes slinging all kinds of astrological knowledge. She explains some of the workings of astrology - charts, rising signs, moon signs, MERCURY FRIGGIN RETROGRADE! And more! So put on your space helmet, dear {insert your astrological sign here}, because today, we are exploring the astroverse! Find Astrocast by Diz at any of the links...

Duration:01:19:15

56 – Evil Geniuses? (Roman Polanski and Leni Riefenstahl w/ Melody & Liz)

7/30/2020
Melody and Liz are back at it, nerding out on another research project for your listening pleasure. This week we're talking about some seriously problematic filmmakers: Roman Polanski, Leni Riefenstahl and even a touch of the Woody Allen. Undeniably talented, they all have experienced huge levels of success in their careers. Polanski (and Allen) have gone on to work with A-list actors and receive accolades and major awards still to this day. Leni Riefenstahl, AKA Hitler's Filmmaker, didn't...

Duration:01:30:11

55 -Trying Different Things (Life After Dance w/ Justin Starkweather)

7/16/2020
Melody's Dad is back in the New York groove. Justin Starkweather is the star of this episode, which picks up where we left off in 1960s NYC in Episode 44 - My Daddy Is A Ballerina. (If you haven't yet listened to 44, we'd recommend starting there.) In this period of soul searching and "trying different things," Justin gets into Sufi whirling, or Dervish turning, where he searches for his deep self....and finds it. Although meditation didn't come naturally at that time, it plays a prominent...

Duration:01:21:39

Virus Vittles – 36 – Will You Bee Mine? (Bees & Beekeeping w/ Jacklyn Wright)

7/2/2020
Another from the vaults in our homesteady series and this one's all about BEES! And it's with Liz Cooper. DON'T YOU LOVE LIZ? Originally aired August 1, 2019. Buzz buzz! This episode features bee enthusiast, Jacklyn Wright, who not only really cracks up Mel and Liz, but also teaches us all A LOT about bees! Tune in, dear listeners, to learn about Jack’s favourite bee facts, setting up a hive from scratch, how bees make honey, messy and violent bee copulation, saving our pollinators (and save...

Duration:01:55:31

Pandemic Pick – 7 – Size Matters (Tiny Homes & Small Living w/ Bridget O’Flaherty & Meghan Robinson)

6/18/2020
We promised homesteady episodes, and here is a real classic that'll surely help you prepare for the apocalypse. It's EPISODE SEVEN, baybeee! (Remastered with love, 'cause we are better at editing now.) Originally aired May 31, 2018. This epi is all about tiny homes and big ideas. And we all know what they say about “big ideas,” amiright?? Join us in conversation with Bridget O’Flaherty (sustainability consultant and textile artist) and Meghan Robinson (tiny-home-steader and hoop dancer.)...

Duration:01:24:13

COVID Classics – 12 – Chick Chat (Chickens w/ Sarah, Melody and Justine Cruise-Campeau)

6/4/2020
Homesteaders, doomsday preppers and wannabe farmers: this one's for you! Originally aired August 9, 2018. Hop into the henhouse, dear listeners, for some Chick Chat and Cock Talk with fan favourite and Number One Fan, Justine Cruise-Campeau! And guess who your chicken experts are this week. You’ll never guess. It’s us! We cover coop setup, the dinosaur connection, best monikers, duck wangs, the cloaca kiss, purring chickens, predator defense and nose pockets. And so much more! Thanks to our...

Duration:01:15:28

54 – I’d Double-Tap That (Social Media for Small Businesses w/ Cat & Toby James)

5/21/2020
Social media is a pandemic lifeline, especially for us hustlers. Cat and Toby James of Cat's Cove Communications are with us this week to impart tips, knowledge and talk strategy for small business owners braving the big bad online world. Sarah Wright joins Melody in this epi, for a fun- and revelation-filled social media coaching sesh. Listen up to learn about the biggest mistakes Cat and Toby see businesses making online, how to hack the algorithm, which apps to focus our energy on, why...

Duration:01:25:52

53 – Is The Truth Really Out There? (Conspiracy Theories w/ Mike Freeman)

5/7/2020
Grab your tin foil hats! This week Melody and her husband Chris talk to Chris' very longtime bestest pal, Mr. Mike Freeman. Mike gives us the lowdown on Chemtrails, MK-Ultra and HAARP and Chris jumps in with some COVID-19 conspiracy theories. Annnndddd we get a little bit into Jeffrey Epstein, Lizard People and New Coke. Mike also enlightens us on Psy-Ops and Wreckers. Don't know what those are??! Tune in, baby! You can support Teach Me Tiger by sharing it with your friends! Or leaving us a...

Duration:01:17:37

52 – But Did You Watch The Crow? (Amazing Animals w/ Melody, Nikki & Liz)

4/23/2020
We're still on lockdown with all of this pandemic nonsense, so let's keep talking about animals - AMAZING ANIMALS! OG buds Liz Cooper, Nikki Rochon Kaiser, and your reggo host Melody Starkweather get together on the interwaves and share findings from their isolation research. We talk about octopuses, crows, dolphins, gorillas and parrots and how unbelievably clever they are! Hear stories of 'scientific' studies and wild animal hijinks, and learn about some celebrity creatures: Koko the...

Duration:01:48:06

51 – Under The Sea (Marine Life with Thomas Burton & Chris Chambers)

4/9/2020
This week, Liz and Melody are diving into the ocean deep with aquarium expert Thomas Burton and marine biologist (and Melody’s husband and sometimes cohost) Chris Chambers. The boys give us the lowdown on many marine creatures: electric eels, deep sea isopods, giant squid, octopi, what Melody calls a "Puppy Dog Fish" and the fascinating and prehistoric coelacanth, just to name a few. We also go deep in the Marianas Trench and discuss the coral reef and how people are working to save it....

Duration:01:41:40

COVID Classics – 15 – Cubs On The Loose (Kids w/ Isla, Leon & Penny)

3/26/2020
Here we all are, in self isolation, many of us with our kids. And because of this, we took these last couple of weeks off from podcasting, which means, it's time for a COVID Classic! We present to you, Cubs On The Loose, featuring some of our very favourite kids, talking about kid stuff! We've made this one kid-friendly, so you can listen together, although BEWARE - the topic of sex does come up in the podcast. Also, we are sponsored by Just The Tip Handpoke Tattoos. There is an ad upfront,...

Duration:00:45:04