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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

63 - Flight & Scarlet w. Sareeta Lopez

10/21/2018
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Substitute teacher by day, blogger by night Sareeta Lopez joins us to talk about her work: Flight & Scarlet. We discuss how she began writing for herself, then others, regarding feminism, financial management, trying to balance personal/professional well-being, and other general 'how to adult' topics. We figure out what the best life-hacks are and whether or not a life-hack is really just something we should've learned in school. Sareeta also survives the very first Lightning Round of...

Duration:00:57:51

62 - CanScare w. Brendan James Boyd & Gennieve Edwards

10/14/2018
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So spooky! This week we're speaking with the creative director/show designer of CanScare: Brendan James Boyd and Associate Producer: Gennieve Edwards! We discuss all of the frightfully fun work that Brendan & Gennieve are up to creating portable haunted house escape rooms; we talk about balancing storytelling with game mechanics; we try to figure out where the theatre ends and the puzzle begins! You should really follow these folks on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to stay up to...

Duration:00:54:15

61 - Dungeons & Dragons (2000) w. Brayden Scobie

10/7/2018
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D&D aficionado Brayden Scobie is here to discuss another vital element of this fantasy universe: the godawful 2000 film Dungeons & Dragons. We watched the movie and we're going to talk about it. So you don't have to. It's rough, baffling, and not really even worth it for the memes. But it WAS worth it for our spectacular attempt at making sense of this movie. If you'd like to hear more from Brayden make sure to listen to the The Dork-Bajir Chronicles podcast, you can see his...

Duration:01:43:43

60 - Iceland Vacation w. Sophie Gareau-Brennan

9/30/2018
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Sophie Gareau-Brennan and I went to Iceland and now we're going to talk about it at length. We talk about our previous vacation experiences, what it was like getting there, and all the awesome stuff that we did whilst there. Not only do we give you all the insights to how you too can enjoy a trip to Iceland, we also have some very exciting stories that you'll wanna hear: it involves a volcano. So make sure to hit up Sophie via her Twitter if you'd like to ask more about Iceland; or...

Duration:01:52:01

59 - Deadliest Warrior w. Mitchell Sanregret & Dustin Meisinger

9/23/2018
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WHO? IS? DEADLIEST? Mitchell Sanregret & Dustin Meisinger are here to talk about a show with a dope premise and a fizzle of a finish: it's Deadliest Warrior! We run through all 33 match-ups as Mitch & Dustin try to remember or guess who was the deadliest warrior - at least as the show/Slitherine Studios was concerned. Not only that but we also discuss the video game Chivalry's mod for Deadliest Warrior; the definitive gaming experience for this series. Follow this show on...

Duration:01:15:13

58 - Holes (1998/2003) w. Sophie Gareau-Brennan

9/16/2018
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Sophie Gareau-Brennan is here to talk about the 1998 book & the 2003 film Holes. We discuss the differences between the book & movie, the reasons why this story meant so much to us, and the different children's books we would make into movies. Most importantly: Dig it uh oh-oh. Dig it. So make sure to hit up Sophie via her Twitter if you'd like to chat more about Holes or foodstuffs or other children's books; or just check out the show we host: We Watch Food Follow this show on...

Duration:01:22:07

57 - ArtVentures w. Emma Wales

9/9/2018
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Art educator Emma Wales is here to tell us all about her business: ArtVentures - an Edmonton-based mobile art company for kids and adults! We discuss how one turns a passion for art-making into a fluid, roaming art class; how do you model visual literacy or sustainability in your classroom; and we talk all about the importance of making mistakes and sticking with them! Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music credits: Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin...

Duration:00:51:01

56 - Art, Colouring Books, & Tentacles w. Borys Tarasenko & Hilary Mussell

9/2/2018
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A dynamic duo of artists join the conversation! It's Borys Tarasenko and Hilary Mussell! Together we talk about the different approaches one can take to become a working artist, how much others' work influences you, and how arresting hairless gorillas are to look at. 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:01:27:30

55 - Puppetry & Spark (360 VR) w. Anna Fiddler-Bertig

8/26/2018
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We're talkin' puppets and more with artist Anna Fiddler-Bertig and her short film Spark (360 VR). We explain what this film is, where it came from, and, most importantly, how it's made with puppets & green-screens! We discuss the process of shooting miniatures, characters, sets, and compositing it all into an actual film. We also talk about all of Brendan James Boyd's spectacular work constructing these puppets & environments. Make sure to get in touch with Anna & the rest of their...

Duration:00:56:40

54 - The Unlikely Pear w. Daisy Fix & Jill C.

8/19/2018
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Joining us are the two halves of The Unlikely Pear: Daisy Fix & Jill C.! Together they form a space for their collective aesthetic to live and breathe. We talk about where the idea for this project came from, how they decide what becomes a post, and general advice for those looking to cultivate & develop their own style or vibe. You can also find Jill & Daisy over on their Facebook page. Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music credits: Intro sample: “March...

Duration:00:53:10

53 - Art, Representation, & Realism w. Patrick Higgins

8/12/2018
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Artist Patrick Higgins is with us to talk all about his art and his upcoming new show On the Green Seesaw. We discuss the tension between realism & representation when creating a static image; we go over Patrick's history as an artist; we also break down the ways in which you can create an engaged audience by obscuring features of your subject. All cool stuff. Speaking of cool stuff, go search Patrick's website for reference to what we're talking about and what you could see at his...

Duration:01:07:57

52 - Consciousness & Artificial Intelligence w. Kian Parseyan & Shawn Gray

8/5/2018
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Hoo-boy strap yourselves in for a mind-melting conversation with Kian Parseyan & Shawn Gray all about consciousness and AI (artificial intelligence). We lay down the bedrock of what is thought, intelligence, and what makes up "consciousness", as we refer to it. We discuss how AI differs and emulates human intelligence, as well as the special considerations we need to make regarding our creation of a Artificial Super Intelligence. We also talk a lot about equal parts dreams & statistical...

Duration:02:02:37

51 - Magic: The Gathering w. Josh Hayes

7/29/2018
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Josh Hayes joins the program to talk all about that card game you've seen in comic shops & other nerdy places: Magic: The Gathering. We trace our evolution from playing games like Pokemon through to Magic, we discuss what makes for an effective deck when you're playing the game, as well as ways to formalize your friendly play with things like drafts or tournaments! So if you've been curious to check out what all the hubub is about Magic: The Gathering - or you like talkin' MTG - this...

Duration:01:03:06

50 - Acting w. Quinn Hinch

7/22/2018
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The one and only Quinn Hinch joins us from across the Interwebs to talk all about his experience as an actor! We'll be discussing performances, acting on screen vs. on stage, and the social value of learning to act (which is all just tactically using empathy & imagination). Not to mention all of the weirdness that comes with being in a production city like Vancouver vs. a lively, yet contained scene like Edmonton. Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Music...

Duration:01:37:08

49 - Butchery w. Jarred McClure

7/15/2018
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Yet another Collective Legacy member joins me, this time it's Jarred McClure & we're going to talk about his job as a butcher. We discuss all the weirdness of working with animal flesh, as well as the basics of our Holy Meat Trinity (cow, pig, chicken), and some of the things that might surprise you about the butcher-game. If you'd like to hear more of Jarred, go listen to the 2 Nerds in a Basement podcast and tell em we sent ya! Follow this show on Twitter, Instagram, and...

Duration:01:30:24

48 - Dungeon Mastering w. Brayden Scobie

7/8/2018
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Fellow Collective Legacy member Brayden Scobie joins us to talk about his time as a Dungeon Master for games like D&D/Pathfinder. We talk about what got us into fantasy, role-playing, and table-top games; we discuss the mechanics of a D&D session from the player and the DM's point of view; we explore how Brayden manages collective storytelling, while also maintaining a rewarding gaming experience. If you'd like to hear more from Brayden make sure to listen to the Fanimorphs: The...

Duration:01:23:14

47 - Avatar: The Last Airbender w. Sophie Gareau-Brennan

7/1/2018
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Collective Legacy member Sophie Gareau-Brennan joins us yet again, this time to talk about a freshly finished show: Avatar: The Last Airbender. So spoilers for the series; we talk about our favourite characters, story arcs, what kind of bender we'd like to be. It's a pretty fun time of us discussing the show right after finishing it (and before we watch Korra). So make sure to hit up Sophie via her Twitter if you'd like to chat more about Avatar or foodstuffs or other things; or just...

Duration:01:28:08

46 - Uncomfortability & Poetry w. Nasra Adem

6/24/2018
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Pride Month 2018 concludes, but the pride never stops! Poet extraordinaire Nasra Adem is here to talk all about their work with poetry, activism, and building up communities. We go over their time as the Edmonton Youth Poet Laureate, their organizations: Sister to Sister & Black Arts Matter, their TEDx Talk Remember, Re-member, Rebuild, their new book of poetry A God Dance in Human Cloth, and the fallout from the Edmonton Pride Parade protest. So make sure to follow Nasra on...

Duration:01:20:28

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