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A podcast about talking to people about things; how original! Honestly, I just love hearing people tell stories & having a chance to learn about new stuff. So whether it's about video games, art theory, childcare, food, LGBTQ+ experiences, D&D, or something else, we'll have something to say about it. And hopefully you'll want to listen! Due to all of the above and our desire to talk about our passions: this podcast is NSFW, assuming that's a consideration from you. We're not gratuitous, but we're gonna swear, make jokes, and talk about stuff like adults (or at least grown-up kids)

A podcast about talking to people about things; how original! Honestly, I just love hearing people tell stories & having a chance to learn about new stuff. So whether it's about video games, art theory, childcare, food, LGBTQ+ experiences, D&D, or something else, we'll have something to say about it. And hopefully you'll want to listen! Due to all of the above and our desire to talk about our passions: this podcast is NSFW, assuming that's a consideration from you. We're not gratuitous, but we're gonna swear, make jokes, and talk about stuff like adults (or at least grown-up kids)
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A podcast about talking to people about things; how original! Honestly, I just love hearing people tell stories & having a chance to learn about new stuff. So whether it's about video games, art theory, childcare, food, LGBTQ+ experiences, D&D, or something else, we'll have something to say about it. And hopefully you'll want to listen! Due to all of the above and our desire to talk about our passions: this podcast is NSFW, assuming that's a consideration from you. We're not gratuitous, but we're gonna swear, make jokes, and talk about stuff like adults (or at least grown-up kids)

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English


Episodes

45 - Gay Forest Wizard Poetry w. Shawn Gray

6/17/2018
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Pride Month continues! Shawn Gray is back with a self-published book of poems: Feed Me to the Mushrooms: A Gay Forest Wizards Journey Surviving Existential Depression. After debriefing about Edmonton's Pride Parade protest, Shawn & I go through his poetry, providing you lovely listeners with a book commentary like no other. So make sure to email Shawn (shawn.gray@hotmail.ca) to get a hold of your copy today! Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music...

Duration:02:18:33

44 - Queer Theatre w. Elise Jason

6/10/2018
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It's week two of Pride Month 2018! This week's guest is queer artist Elise Jason, who is here to discuss so many things! What's it like telling stories about "the modern other"; how to avoid queer baiting and rainbow capitalism; and why it's important to know that Pride started as a riot. Keep up to date with all the work Elise is doing via their website and look out for their upcoming Neon Pomegranate company! Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music...

Duration:00:46:02

43 - Drag w. Jacob Holloway

6/3/2018
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Happy Pride Month! Our first guest this month is Jacob Holloway, who joins us to talk all about his experience becoming a drag queen. We discuss what drag is/can be, how do develop your own drag, and why women are dope & why boys can wear nail polish. You should follow Jacob's drag: Puddin' on Instagram to keep note of when she'll be out on the town. Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:01:14:30

42 - Mummies Alive! p.2 w. Dustin Meisinger

5/31/2018
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Continuing our adventure into the 1997 series Mummies Alive!, Dustin Meisinger joins us to explore what ancient Egypt was really like. We also discuss merchandizing ideas, circuitous poisons, and how easy it is to work up a protest or two when it comes to your local Egypt museum. Make sure to message Dustin on Twitter about all of your Mummies Alive! theories and questions. Also check out our NEWEST SHOW for Collective Legacy: We Watch Food - a podcast about food TV, movies, and...

Duration:00:40:56

41 - Hockey w. Dustin Meisinger

5/27/2018
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Dustin Meisinger's back and he's here just in time for the Stanley Cup finals to teach us all about hockey. TBD

Duration:00:53:00

40 - Interior Design w. Emily Southall

5/24/2018
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Emily Southall joins us to explain what interior design is and why it's so cool. We talk all about "inside architecture": how to use the design of a space to guide your users, how to impart a mood or an idea through construction, and how interior design is the unsung art form that we all interact with everyday. Make sure to check out all the great work from Wolski Design if you were intrigued by our conversation! Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:55:48

39 - Performance Art w. Julie Ferguson

5/20/2018
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Working artist Julie Ferguson is on the show to talk about performance art & the work that they do to support it. We discuss how to manipulate audience engagement through movement & design; how one goes from having a weird idea to having a performance that people pay you money to see; and we talked all about how performance art, in particular, elicits complex conversations with(in) the audience. So make sure to check out Julie's Instagram & website for all of their NIUBOI work -...

Duration:01:12:53

38 - Veganism w. Devin Smith

5/17/2018
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Devin Smith is back and she's here to talk all about veganism! We discuss what drives someone to be a vegan, the semantics behind meat substitutes, and what simple changes could be done if you're inspired to adjust your own lifestyle. Make sure to send only vegan-appropriate GIFs & pics to Devin's Twitter & Instagram; or to thank her for recommending Jonathan Safran Foer's book Eating Animals. Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:01:31:07

37 - Aggretsuko & Kawaii w. Sophie Gareau-Brennan

5/13/2018
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Sophie Gareau-Brennan is back and here to talk about the very definition of modern cuteness: Netflix's Aggretsuko & the aesthetic culture of kawaii [neat & cute]. We give our backgrounds with anime, talk about how awesome Aggressive Retsuko is, and Sophie teaches Mitch all about the intertwined history of Sanrio and kawaii. If you enjoyed Sophie & Mitch talking about things, then you'd probably also enjoy them talking about food on their podcast: We Watch Food. They've got an...

Duration:01:15:36

36 - Roadhouse (1989) w. Joel Taras

5/10/2018
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Joel Taras is back for more in-depth movie analysis! Today's subject of discussion: Roadhouse (1989) is a movie about cuckolding. Specifically we break down how explicit this film is in its deconstruction & reassessment of masculinity, sexual fidelity, and the fame of local bartenders. This movie legitimately tackles these issues with some deftness, while also being a ridiculous 80's action movie - it's spectacular. That all being said, despite this being a pretty light discussion of...

Duration:02:13:32

35 - Mushrooms w. Shawn Gray

5/6/2018
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Shawn Gray is back yet again! This time to break down those insane decomposers: mushrooms. We talk about how to use them in your cooking, how they're not quite vegetables nor animals, how they may have informed the development of the human species, and so much more! Seriously, we'll be doing another episode on this because there was so much that we didn't even talk about. Make sure to check out Shawn's group Edmonton Garbage Warriors to ensure the mushrooms aren't the only ones...

Duration:01:22:07

34 - The Mummy (1999) vs. Van Helsing (2004) w. Dustin Meisinger & Shawn Gray

5/3/2018
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Two movies. Two debaters. One judge. One winner. Two of the original "Wenghsters" are here: Dustin Meisinger & Shawn Gray in order to figure out which movie written & directed by Stephen Sommers is better! Dustin is arguing for 1999's The Mummy, while Mitch battles uphill for 2004's Van Helsing. Shawn will chew on their words, to then spit out the definitive answer to which is the greater film. Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:02:18:50

33 - Cheese w. Nick Eaton

4/29/2018
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Nick Eaton is back and he's cheesier than ever - cause we're talking about cheese. We explain how cheese became a building block to our lives, we run through some historical cheese trivia, we discuss some of our favourite methods of putting cheese in your face hole. So if you're curious about cycloptic cheese or you're just looking for a new party treat (it's Devils on Horsebacks), this is the episode for you! Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:01:05:20

32 - Rainbow Connection Edmonton - LIVE from Spiritual Seekers in United Community

4/26/2018
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Woo-wee! Our first live episode at the Rainbow Connection Edmonton All Ages Dance Party hosted by the Spiritual Seekers United in Community (SSUC). I sat down with anyone willing to chat about their experience with Rainbow Connection & what they were doing there that night. I spoke with the 3 core members of Rainbow Connection Edmonton: Shawn Gray, Zoe Chaytors, & Kavita Sundar about their roles-n-goals for the event. I spoke with first-time attendee Joshua Misener about holding space...

Duration:01:49:53

31 - Ghosts w. Devin Smith

4/22/2018
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Oh so spooky! Devin Smith is here to get down with the spirits, however they may choose to manifest. We discuss some of the most famous local haunts and why they may or may not be true; we break down our favourite ghost stories; we talk about our own spooky experiences - ghostly or otherwise. You can let Devin know about what kind of ghost you would be at her Twitter! Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative...

Duration:01:29:30

30 - Marvel & DC Movies w. Joel Taras

4/19/2018
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We're not playing around here. Joel Taras & I sit down to compare our lists ranking ALL of the live-action Marvel and DC comic book movies. That's right: 82 movies across 7 decades of film-making all broken down in a totally appropriate amount of time to be spent talking about superhero movies. So strap in and get ready to dive into a conversation that's almost three times longer than a bunch of movies on this list. Can't imagine a better way to catch up before Avengers: Infinity...

Duration:04:21:25

Pizza w. Sophie Gareau-Brennan

4/15/2018
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Who else but Sophie Gareau-Brennan could be on the show to talk about how much we love pizza?! We break down our favourite kinds of pizzas/toppings; we discuss the differences between all the local & international pizza joints; we reveal our own personal pizza histories; all of it as a way to show how much we truly love this glorious category of food. Perhaps Sophie and I will talk more about food in the future. Perhaps you could begin following us talking about food on...

Duration:01:10:11

Models of Masculinity w. Emanuel Dubbeldam Sophie Gareau-Brennan

4/12/2018
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2 returning guests on this episode! Emanuel Dubbeldam & Sophie Gareau-Brennan are here to have a chat about masculinity and what makes a man. We break down what it takes to be a man the only way we knew how: by using the 5-line chorus of Mulan's 'I'll Make a Man Out of You' as our starting model of masculinity. We continue to discuss the gender politics & sexual identity issues raised in the film via the Internet classic: Am I Gay?: A Journey of Self Discovery with Shang (seriously, who...

Duration:01:45:14

Poetry & Vulnerability w. Cristina Filomena

4/8/2018
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Poet, actress, singer, person, Cristina Filomena is here to talk about her recently published book of poems: Lost. A Collection of Poetry and Prose. We cover the whole journey of how one goes from having their break-up poems in their journal, to having a book of your work published and sold to people for money. We discuss the vulnerability inherent in creativity, poetry, and in online criticism. Cristina also gifts us with a reading of one of her poems! So make sure to get the book...

Duration:01:00:05

Titanic 1997 w. Marina Power Sophie Gareau-Brennan

4/5/2018
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Goodness me! An episode with two guests! Marina Power & Sophie Gareau-Brennan join me on an adventure with one of the most impactful films of all time: 1997's Titanic. We talk about our memories and histories with this movie; we check back in after watching the movie ourselves to debrief; we expand our understandings of this movie through the 'Jack is Jacqueline' theory, the parody film Thumbtanic, and through Marina's Lord of the Rings/Titanic fan-fiction. Sufficed to say, we go...

Duration:01:25:00