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Isabelle Racicot and Martine St-Victor live in a bilingual Canada with a finger on a global pulse. With their guests, they tackle what’s brewing in media and pop culture.

Isabelle Racicot and Martine St-Victor live in a bilingual Canada with a finger on a global pulse. With their guests, they tackle what’s brewing in media and pop culture.
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Canada

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CBC

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Isabelle Racicot and Martine St-Victor live in a bilingual Canada with a finger on a global pulse. With their guests, they tackle what’s brewing in media and pop culture.

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English


Episodes

In defense of Kaepernick; Chuck Hughes’s culinary world tour

9/2/2017
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The NFL season is days from kickoff and Colin Kaepernick is still out of a job. We talk about athletes who take a stand with former NBA player/activist Etan Thomas and John Bowman of the Montreal Alouettes; Chuck Hughes takes us on a culinary world tour.

Duration: 00:54:06


Brett Kissel; Parents and pot

8/26/2017
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Musician Brett Kissel explains why country music is the most diverse genre in music today and why P.K. will never come back to Montreal; Is smoking pot as a parent any different from having a drink? We speak to 2 stoner parents who say it's all the same.

Duration: 00:40:45


Reflections on Charlottesville; The "Bitchy Boss" Double Standard

8/19/2017
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Martine and Isabelle take the time to talk through their fears and anger after violent events in Charlottesville; Can a woman be a boss without being labelled a bitch? That's the question they tackle with Jen Agg, author of 'I Hear She's a Real Bitch.'

Duration: 00:32:57


Kimberley Manning on raising a trans child; Kids and cellphones

8/12/2017
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Isabelle worries her 13-year-old son is too young for a cellphone, Martine argues for moderation. And ahead of the very first Canada Pride, they speak with Kimberley Manning about the challenges and gifts of raising a transgender child.

Duration: 00:38:31


The future of the news anchor; Covering Trump

8/5/2017
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Martine and Isabelle invite three guests to debate whether TV news anchors still matter; Alex Panetta, CP's Washington correspondent, gives us an inside look at the daily challenges of covering Donald Trump's White House.

Duration: 00:41:21


Grandmaster Flash; The glorification of failure

7/29/2017
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In 2007, a hip-hop group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for the very first time. We speak to the group's legendary DJ – Grandmaster Flash; Martine, Isabelle, and guest Ion Valiskakis discuss the glorification of failure.

Duration: 00:33:01


Corey Hart; Are you the favourite child?

7/22/2017
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In a rare sit-down interview, 80s pop star Corey Hart reveals something you may not know about "Sunglasses at Night" and why he hasn't succumbed to the pitfalls of superstardom; Martine and Isabelle debate whether all parents have a favourite child.

Duration: 00:31:58


Laura Wasser, Hollywood's divorce lawyer; Don't be a Gwyneth

7/15/2017
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When celebrity couples call it quits, they call Laura Wasser. She's teamed up with Canadian investor Alex Cohen to bring divorce to the online world; Martine and Isabelle take on successful women (Paltrow, Sandberg) who make other women feel bad.

Duration: 00:34:21


Malcolm Gladwell on everything; Why Tiger Woods shouldn't apologize

7/8/2017
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Soon after launching Season 2 of his podcast Revisionist History, Malcolm Gladwell chats with Martine and Isabelle about everything from the state of journalism to privilege to the Beatles (not a fan); Martine makes the case against celebrity apologies.

Duration: 00:34:22


Jennifer Brodeur: Oprah and Michelle Obama's skin guru

7/1/2017
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When it comes to their skin, Oprah, Michelle Obama, and Ava Duvernay trust one Canadian woman – Jennifer Brodeur. Martine and Isabelle sit down with the skin guru, and since it's our first show, they take a questionnaire so you can get to know them!

Duration: 00:31:48


Seat at the Table preview

6/29/2017
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Each week hosts Isabelle Racicot and Martine St-Victor and their guests tackle what's brewing in media and pop culture.

Duration: 00:02:29