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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

Lifestyle Portraits & Boudoir Photography w. Elise Marie

6/9/2019
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Ep. 95 Photographer Elise Marie tells us all about lifestyle portraits, boudoir photography, and how they're surprisingly similar - in terms of storytelling. We talk about how one can discover an art form out of nowhere, what goes into creating a space for your models to play within, and how important confidence is for both the photographer and the subject. Be sure to follow Elise on Instagram & Facebook! Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music credits: Intro...

Duration:00:53:34

Poetry, Writing, & Identity w. Gianmarco Visconti

6/2/2019
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Ep. 94 Poet Gianmarco Visconti joins us to discuss his work as a writer on a collision course with his audience. We go over what makes poetry an engaging form to work with, how obscuring meaning can illuminate one's identity, and what do to with your hands whilst reading poems standing up. Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:00:58:30

Cocktails w. Evan Lloyd

5/26/2019
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Ep. 93 Bartender Evan Lloyd is here and he brought drinks (take note future guests)! We talk about what goes into a tasty cocktail, how you can improve your home bartending, and the quirky associations between certain drinks and the world around them. Plus some sweet, sweet, impromptu cocktail ASMR. Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:01:19:42

LARP (Live Action Role Play) w. Alex Perl

5/19/2019
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Ep. 92 Alex Perl is here to explain what Live Action Role Playing, or LARPing, is! We discuss how one could get into LARPing, what sessions look like, and what goes into character development. We talk about how the (Edmonton) LARPing community addresses issues of access and expectations. Alex explains what makes for effective storytelling in a LARP and how playing to uplift can be a key for success. Be sure to check out Chronicle LARP's end-of-May event if you're Alberta local, otherwise...

Duration:00:54:35

Avengers: Endgame (2019) w. Joel Taras

5/5/2019
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Ep. 91 Joel Taras and I attempt to talk about Avengers: Endgame (2019), but there is just so. much. movie. So spoilers. The whole thing. We're talking about what worked, what didn't, characters and the journeys they went on, and what the future of the MCU looks like from now on. Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:01:43:28

Body Positivity w. Marina Power

4/28/2019
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Ep. 90 Marina Power is here to talk about bodies and how we feel & talk about them. We discuss living within a fatphobic world, how that affects your state of mind and the state of your body. We talk about the difference between how you look and what you can do. We try to untangle the hydra of media depictions of bodies to see if that gets us any closer to an understanding of body diversity & pride in our own meatsacks. Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music...

Duration:01:22:59

Photography, Landscapes, & Cosplay w. Chris Wilson

4/21/2019
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Ep. 89 Chris Wilson joins me to talk all about his experiences with photography. We focus on his work with Canadian mountain landscapes, traveling to Australia, and doing photoshoots for cosplayers. We talk about the different tactics and techniques that Chris uses for his work. We provide tips and tricks for your own photography, while also figuring out what makes for impactful characters or beautiful natural scenes. Be sure to also see Chris' cosplay photography. Follow this show on...

Duration:00:53:43

Game of Thrones (Seasons 1-7) w. Jodie McRobbie & Dustin Meisinger

4/14/2019
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Ep. 88 Winter has come! Jodie McRobbie & Dustin Meisinger are here to gush about seasons 1-7 of Game of Thrones! Who will win this decade-long series? What has been some of the best (or worst) parts of this journey so far? Who are our favourite characters and who can just get roasted by dragonfire? What about the BOOKS? So give this episode a listen as you build up hype for the final season of Game of Thrones. CW: Game of Thrones involves lots of violence, sexual violence, and the like,...

Duration:01:52:32

The Running Man (1987) w. Joel Taras

4/7/2019
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Ep. 87 The 2019-set movies keep coming with the Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle The Running Man (1987). Joel Taras is here to talk about it! We discuss how close we are to having a national deathmatch gameshow in our own timeline, because we're really not that far off. Also lots of sweet Arnie-isms, quaint 80's technology, and how - once again - scifi from the late 80's really hit the nail on the head when it comes to assuming we'd be in a dystopia by now. CW: sexual violence - Because it's...

Duration:01:53:42

Blade Runner (1982) w. Dustin Meisinger

3/31/2019
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Ep. 86 Dustin Meisinger returns to continue our breakdown of movies set in 2019; this week is the grandaddy of them all: Blade Runner (1982). We talk about their trench coats and flying cars, we discuss the impracticalities of pyramidal skyscrapers, and we also try to decode the blurred line between human and robot (by asking a lot of questions about robot genitals). Also we didn't watch 2049, so please ignore our ignorance. CW: This episode involves discussions of consent & sexual...

Duration:01:08:28

Controversy & Theatre w. Lily Climenhaga

3/24/2019
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Ep. 85 Dramaturg Lily Climenhaga joins me from Germany to talk about her work & research on Swiss theatre director Milo Rau. We discuss how artists utilize theatrical formats to maximize their impact on audiences, we talk about the balancing act of being a provocative artist without being an egotistical monster, and we look at how controversy can be a useful tool in an artist's strategy. Be sure to support Lily's work on translating Rau's Global Realism and learn more about Milo Rau from...

Duration:01:00:24

Cosplay w. Ashley 'Acey' Redwine

3/17/2019
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Ep. 84 Ashley 'Acey' Redwine is here to tell us all about cosplay! What is cosplay, how does one go about choosing a character to go as, and how do you create those lovely toys? We run through Acey's cosplay history to see what challenges she overcame and which ones became personal favourites. Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:00:56:38

Playwriting w. Bevin Dooley

3/10/2019
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Ep. 83 Bevin Dooley joins the show to talk all about writing & playwriting. We're trying to suss out how to be an effective storyteller, how to be honest, patient, and gentle with your work, and why playwright (a person who writes plays) has that weird spelling! All that and more on this week's episode! Be sure to follow Bevin on Instagram, Twitter, or at the Alberta Playwrights' Network. Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the...

Duration:00:57:03

Art & Interconnectivity w. Terrena Boss

3/3/2019
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Ep. 82 Artist Terrena Boss joins us to talk about her work with art, design, and teaching kids those things! We discuss the temporary nature of artworks, Terrena's enjoyment of systems, and how one can avoid the dreaded 'blank page syndrome' when starting a new artistic endeavour. Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:00:47:21

Frick, I Love Nature w. Gordie Lucius & Stephen Robinson

2/24/2019
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Ep. 81 Gordie Lucius & Stephen Robinson come inside to talk all about their nature show: Frick, I Love Nature. We talk about how they developed the series, got it off the ground, and turned it into the delightful outdoorsy program that it is. Learn about behind the scenes antics, puppet building, and the spectacular people these folks got to meet over their journey. Follow Frick, I Love Nature on Instagram! Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music credits: Intro...

Duration:00:55:03

Daybreakers (2009) w. Jarred McClure

2/17/2019
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Ep. 80 Jarred McClure and I talk about vampires again! This time it's 2009's Daybreakers. In this version of 2019 the world is mostly vampires, but blood is a dwindling resource and only a blood doctor & Willem Dafoe can save the day! We cover the attempted allegories and themes, how vampires rarely work in scifi, and how our 2019 could learn a thing or two from this movie. #morecrossbows Go listen to Jarred's spectacular Collective Legacy show: 2 Nerds in a Basement for all your comic...

Duration:01:07:16

Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God (2005) w. Brayden Scobie

2/10/2019
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Ep. 79 Brayden Scobie returns to, yet again, talk about D&D stuff. This time: Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God (2005). We watched the second D&D movie and it was refreshingly more of a Dungeons and Dragons film than the 2000 one. We discuss how, sometimes, simpler is better; or at least has more personality than a generic fantasy movie with a branded title. Go see Brayden in meatspace at Hexagon Board Game Cafe for drop-in D&D, watch his streaming show Tomes & Tombs, and go...

Duration:01:39:53

Akira (1988) w. Marina Power

2/3/2019
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Ep. 78 Marina Power is here because Akira (1988) is set in 2019! We go through this groundbreaking film seeking out the ways in which it accurately predicted our current timeline, stuff that didn't quite happen, and for the things we would carry over into our own 2019. Sufficed to say: this Japanese cyberpunk psychic-god-boy story got a surprising amount of things right, or at least less dystopian than the world we currently live in. Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and...

Duration:01:54:55

Emberwood w. Alison Brooks-Starks

1/27/2019
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Ep. 77 Alison Brooks-Starks joins us to talk all about Emberwood. We discuss how ecotherapy informs her practice of getting people outside, with group events or solo outings. We talk about the healing powers of different kinds of nature for different kinds of folks. We're gabbing about how you can implement ceremony/ritual into your daily life. Go outside, but before you do, follow Emberwood on Instagram & Facebook to stay up-to-date with all their awesome things. Follow this show on...

Duration:00:44:30

Drama Therapy w. Bill Yong

1/20/2019
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Ep. 76 Bill Yong joins us to talk about drama therapy! What is drama therapy, how do we use it, and how can we all connect with our inner clown-child? We try to suss out what makes art, theatre, and roleplaying such therapeutic tactics. Plus we talk about the power of storytelling in all aspects of life. Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By...

Duration:01:22:49