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The Shift with Shane Hewitt

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The Shift with Shane Hewitt is talk radio done differently. It’s made for the Canadian community of night owls and early risers. Host Shane Hewitt looks at the news of the day under a new light, revealing what’s really happening behind the scenes and the impact on our lives. The Shift shares stories you’ve never heard before, creating bright and lively conversation in the darkest hours of the night, right across Canada.

The Shift with Shane Hewitt is talk radio done differently. It’s made for the Canadian community of night owls and early risers. Host Shane Hewitt looks at the news of the day under a new light, revealing what’s really happening behind the scenes and the impact on our lives. The Shift shares stories you’ve never heard before, creating bright and lively conversation in the darkest hours of the night, right across Canada.

Location:

London, ON

Networks:

Curiouscast

Description:

The Shift with Shane Hewitt is talk radio done differently. It’s made for the Canadian community of night owls and early risers. Host Shane Hewitt looks at the news of the day under a new light, revealing what’s really happening behind the scenes and the impact on our lives. The Shift shares stories you’ve never heard before, creating bright and lively conversation in the darkest hours of the night, right across Canada.

Language:

English


Episodes

What's Kraken in Seattle? & Should we care about award shows?

3/6/2021
Legendary Seattle sports media personality Mike "The Gasman" Gastineau shares how Seattle is preparing to receive its NHL franchise in a matter of months. RUOK with royalty drama? New music? Filing your taxes? Do you still watch awards shows? Jawn Jang and technical producer Leonardo Coelho offer their thoughts in this discussion. Another edition of Learning Portuguese with Uncle Leo. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca See...

Duration:01:05:31

Walter Gretzky, Space Hotels & Where Will You Go?

3/5/2021
Cami Kepke (Sports Reporter, Global Calgary) joins us live to talk about the late Walter Gretzky’s legacy. In Andrew Ferreira's Weird Science, Andrew fills us in on a potential hotel in space, plus a big rocket blowing up! And, Dr. Jason Kindarchuk (Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba) gives us an idea of what life after Covid will be like. He breaks down herd immunity and travel. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify & Curiouscast.ca...

Duration:00:50:23

What The Hell Should I Watch? - Mar 4, 2021

3/5/2021
Steve Stebbing joins us every week to fill us in on what's coming to theaters, Blu-Ray and Netflix. The list includes Coming 2 America, Raya and the Last Dragon, Land...and more! Find Steve at stevestebbing.ca and on twitter @theStevilDead See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:04

Friends Forever & Shoes Made Out Of 'Schrooms

3/4/2021
We highlight a story of 2 friends who escaped Nazi persecution and reunited after over 80 years later. RUOK with "mushroom shoes" and "dog hair sweaters"? Or a "fruit-loops pizza"? Carmen Celestini (Professor, University of Waterloo) helps us understand why some Canadians believe in conspiracy theories. AND, In Case You Missed It...producer Ryan "Britney" O'Donnell with RuPaul's Drag Race news, The Simpsons' 700th episode, and a very METAL anniversary. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not...

Duration:01:02:17

Technological World - Mar 3, 2021

3/4/2021
Every week we chat with Blaine Kyllo about the latest in technology. Here are some of the topics covered this week: All about Clubhouse, where all the cool kids are hanging out these days Galaxy Week brings sale prices to Samsung products Playstation's Play At Home returns with free games through the spring Blockbuster games coming to Nintendo Switch this spring and summer Find Blaine on twitter @solocorps and at solocorps.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:25

We're Only Martians After All & What Animals Sound Like in Japan

3/3/2021
Sylvain Charlebois (Food Policy Researcher and columnist) breaks down why Canada's butter might be harder than normal and what palm oil has to do with it. RUOK with being married to yourself? or Dr. Suess? Greg Fish (World Of Weird Things) joins us to chat about a theory that human life could have started on Mars. And, Chris Gilbert joins us with his International Dispatch to highlight wacky stories from all over the globe. Cop-tricking frogs in Japan and the sound animals make in Japanese....

Duration:01:06:12

Multitasking In The O.R. & Spotify Hi-Fi

3/2/2021
Iliajah Pidskalny returns to the shift! We checked in with Iliajah during his journey across Canada to raise awareness of the opioid crisis. We wanted to see how the fundraiser has impacted him since its completion in early February. After a brief chat about slurpees, RUOK with parking lots? Or doing surgery while in a Zoom meeting? Alan Cross joins us to explain the differences between different streaming qualities. He lets us know if it’s worth it to upgrade our streaming plans and if we...

Duration:01:00:42

Shoving Fries In Your Mouth...One At A Time & Owning A Truck In 2021

3/1/2021
Ryan Wrecker (Overnight America. KMOX St. Louis) joins us to let us know what is going on south of the border. We chat about some of our favorite cars and how to properly eat french fries. Automotive expert Lacey Lee joins us to chat about what it's like to own and drive a truck in 2021. Plus, RUOK with wearing a mask in your ID photo? ...or being busted because of Cheeto dust? We also try to get through a story about hurricanes being named after Frozen characters. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS?...

Duration:00:51:20

What is your favourite "retro" thing? Would you pay to use Twitter & What's happening in the South China Sea?

2/27/2021
Feb. 27 is National Retro Day. What is your favourite “retro” thing? Andy Baryer from HandyAndyMedia.com talks about the announcement of Twitter Super Follows. Professor Paul Evans from the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs discusses if what's happening in the South China Sea act as a precedent for what could eventually happen in the Arctic. Another edition of Learning Portuguese with technical producer Leonardo Coelho. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find...

Duration:00:59:54

Why are artists boycotting the Grammys? & Understanding how to be allies to the BIPOC community

2/26/2021
Pop culture journalist Natalie Harmsen breaks down why are artists are disregarding the Grammys and the obstacles they are facing. RUOK with Mr. Potato Head? Taken? Menage a tree? Texting your ex? Brian Lanier -- Executive coach and corporate trainer -- helps us understand how to be allies to the BIPOC community and those in our relationships. And, In Case You Missed It...Producer Ryan "Beep Boop" O'Donnell with his favourite shows getting a revival, a never-before-seen Van Gogh painting and...

Duration:01:14:54

Affirmation: How To Change Your Life & Dumb Tattoos and Mighty Ducks

2/25/2021
RUOK with shaming a bad lynx? or roller-skating beat cops? Author Michael Losier (Law of Attraction) helps us understand what affirmation is, and how it can change our lives. For The Shift's Throwback Thursday, we celebrate some of Tiger Woods’s career highlight moments and the years they happened in. And, In Case You Missed It...Producer Ryan "Beep Boop" O'Donnell with dumb tattoos, and the return of the Mighty Ducks... HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple,...

Duration:01:05:40

Technological World - Feb 24, 2021

2/25/2021
Every week we chat with Blaine Kyllo about the latest in technology. Here are some of the topics covered this week: Listen to radio stations from around the world with Radio Garden's globe interface Why it's maybe not a so good that Facebook has agreed to pay for news links in Australia Roku snaps up rights to Quibi videos Canadian music wins Dreams competition (quick announcement about this is all we need) All the Diablo gaming you could possibly want or need revealed Find Blaine on twitter...

Duration:00:15:19

Bear Bites Bottom, Seagull Eats Tongue & Mom's Side Hustle

2/24/2021
RUOK with a bear biting your bottom? ...or a seagull eating your tongue? Travel blogger Natalie Preddie joins the show to chat about her experiences as a bi-racial woman. She also highlights the challenges her family faces every day. Chris Gilbert joins in to update us on life in Tokyo with his International Dispatch. and wild stories from across the world. On this dispatch: Kids at a catholic school get expelled because of their mom’s...online side hustle. Also, strange complaints about Joe...

Duration:00:51:26

I Can't Believe It's Butter...on The Shift & Sexy Saxophones

2/23/2021
Our friend across the pond, Steven Rossiter (Highland Titles) checks in to tell us more about the UK’s vaccine rollout. RUOK with a boy in a garbage truck? or with your butter being harder than usual? Tech Expert Andy Baryer chats about the ongoing feud between Facebook and Australia. And, In Case You Missed It...producer Ryan O'Donnell has sexy saxophones and South Park's 'vaccination special". HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google, Spotify &...

Duration:01:02:02

Family Man: A New Resource for Single Fathers & No News on Facebook

2/22/2021
Guest host Jawn Jang chats to Todd Minerson (Canada Country Director for Movember.com) who tells us about a new initiative called Family Man, a free parenting resource designed specifically for single fathers. RUOK with BBQ in the winter? ...or NO news on Facebook? And, In Case You Missed It...guest producer Jason "Sparklepants Birthday Boy" Manaois comes at you with the 2021 Australian Open, SNL, and "offensive" Disney. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple,...

Duration:00:52:32

Why do video games that become movies fail? Plus, NHL outdoor games & Federal assault rifle buyback program

2/20/2021
The Shift's film critic Steve Stebbing explains why video games that are adapted into movies most likely fail. The Big Jang Theory gives details on why the NHL outdoor games have been completely overdone. A conversation regarding the Federal assault rifle buyback program. RUOK with COVID-19 jokes? Teaching kids how to fight in hockey? Another edition of Learning Portuguese with technical producer Leonardo Coelho. HEY, DO YOU LIKE PODCASTS? Why not subscribe to ours? find it on Apple, Google,...

Duration:01:07:29

Massive Lego Homes, Disco Foo Fighters & Dolly Parton Says "No"

2/19/2021
Ryan is excited to bring on Sharif Alshurafa, who is a Lego architect from Regina. He tells us how he makes massive homes out of Lego. They dig into the creativity, physics, and complexity of Lego. RUOK with Foo Fighters going disco? Or a going away (to prision) party? We talk to Pierre-Olivier Pineau (Professor department of decision sciences...HEC Montreal) about how renewable energy works during times of crisis. We get a better idea of what is happening to Texas' power grid and how Canada...

Duration:01:04:28

What The Hell Should I Watch? - Feb 18, 2021

2/19/2021
Steve Stebbing joins us every week to fill us in on what's coming to theaters, Blu-Ray and Netflix. The list includes Synchronic, Supernova, Some Kind Of Heaven...and more! Find Steve at stevestebbing.ca and on twitter @theStevilDead See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:23

Thank Heaven For Beer At 7-11 & TBT '85

2/18/2021
RUOK with "strange pulsing orbs"...or drinking at 7-11? We learn more about The World's Longest Hockey Game from one of Shane's old friends who played in it! Troy Shaab chats about the experience and the impact it has had on the community. We take The Shift Throwback Thursday to 1985...Guess the Nintendo game themes, and see which member of The Breakfast Club Matt has a crush on. Plus, In Case You Missed It...Producer Ryan "Typo" Donnell has Boris Johnson's comedy routine, crazy Nintendo...

Duration:01:01:33

Technological World - Feb 17, 2021

2/18/2021
Every week we chat with Blaine Kyllo about the latest in technology. Here are some of the topics covered this week: Samsung's Galaxy Buds Pro are among the best wireless earbuds you can get Short film festival dropping into Fortnite this weekend Amazon investing in primary school computer science programs to benefit underrepresented communities Super Mario 3D World and Bowser's Fury provide fine family fun on Nintendo's Switch Find Blaine on twitter @solocorps and at solocorps.com See...

Duration:00:16:15