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A pop-culture podcast on Winnipeg and beyond *Description* - Winnipeg Free Press writers Erin Lebar and Jen Zoratti chat about trending topics, life in Winnipeg and, really, whatever else they want to – their pod, their rules. They’re basically Statler and Waldorf, but cuter.

A pop-culture podcast on Winnipeg and beyond *Description* - Winnipeg Free Press writers Erin Lebar and Jen Zoratti chat about trending topics, life in Winnipeg and, really, whatever else they want to – their pod, their rules. They’re basically Statler and Waldorf, but cuter.
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Location:

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Description:

A pop-culture podcast on Winnipeg and beyond *Description* - Winnipeg Free Press writers Erin Lebar and Jen Zoratti chat about trending topics, life in Winnipeg and, really, whatever else they want to – their pod, their rules. They’re basically Statler and Waldorf, but cuter.

Language:

English

Contact:

204-697-7000


Episodes

BtL Ep 16: Oedipal Trudeau Library

7/28/2017
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Jen and Erin discuss the Trudeau cover story in Rolling Stone Magazine, the fact Millennials are using libraries more than previous generations and Arcade Fire's new marketing ploy. They also both have trouble pronouncing some words.

Duration: 00:28:11


BtL Ep 15: Tourist Travel Theatre

7/21/2017
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Erin is back from holidays! She and Jen discuss being a tourist and travelling, and they go through some of their picks for the Winnipeg Fringe Festival, which runs July 19-30.

Duration: 00:23:01


BtL Ep 14: Climate Self-Care Fringe

7/17/2017
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Erin is off living her best Sex and the City life at a wedding in the Hamptons this week, so Free Press reporter Katie May is filling in. Jen and Katie talk about that scary climate change article in New York magazine and whether terrifying people gets them to care, the Venn diagram of self-care and self-indulgence, and the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, which kicks off this week.

Duration: 00:26:53


BtL Ep 13: Folk Fest Special

7/8/2017
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Jen and Erin are at Folk Fest! This week, New York musician Margaret Glaspy -- a folk fest performer -- co-hosts the pod and discusses her festival experiences. Toronto roots-rock band Sun K also plays a couple tunes. This is Jen and Erin's first try recording remotely, so be kind about janky transitions and auxiliary noise.

Duration: 00:25:27


BtL Ep 8: Mental Load Activewear

5/26/2017
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Jen and Erin discuss mental load, why sensitive men are great and the lack of options available for plus-size athletic shorts. They also talk about the Manchester attack and get nostalgic about their first concert experiences.

Duration: 00:26:19


BtL Ep 7: Manitoba Avocado Romphims

5/19/2017
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Jen and Erin discuss the untimely passing of singer/songwriter Chris Cornell, rompers -- or romphims -- marketed to men and the reasons why avocado toast is not to blame for millennials' inability to afford a house. They also complain a bit about being very tired and why long weekends are a blessing and a curse.

Duration: 00:24:02


BtL Ep. 6: Mothers Worry Rodeo

5/12/2017
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Jen and Erin discuss Mother's Day and share favourite childhood mom stories; they also talk about the Interstellar Rodeo lineup announcement and Winnipeg festival culture in general and the new Worry Bear tent at the Teddy Bears' Picnic. Erin says "out the wazoo," twice.

Duration: 00:26:20


BtL Ep 5: Shopping Wedding Underpants

5/5/2017
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Jen and Erin discuss how often we all should buy new underpants, the new outlet mall, the influx of healthful activities that now include alcohol and the unofficial start to wedding season. It's also Erin's birthday pod.

Duration: 00:29:38


BtL Ep 4: Doggo Booze Exchange

4/28/2017
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Jen and Erin discuss booze at the zoo, the expansion of the Red River College campus in the Exchange, the ridiculousness that is internet doggo lingo and the new television adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale.

Duration: 00:21:34


BtL Ep 3: Pop-up Pallister Unicorn

4/21/2017
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Jen and Erin discuss the tuition rebate tax credit cut, Winnipeg's love of pop-up shops, the ridiculousness that is shirts with the shoulders cut out all while they try a unicorn frappuccinno from Starbucks for the first time.

Duration: 00:27:39


BtL Ep 2: Common Pot Friendships

4/14/2017
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Jen and Erin discuss depictions of female friendships on TV; the new pot legislation and The Forks' continued transition to a hip/cool hangout rather than just a tourist stop.

Duration: 00:21:40