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A rambling kinda talk about life and all that comes with it, held together with an unusual variety of great music...

DicksnJanes Podcast Scarborough Dude

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 10 Ratings

A rambling kinda talk about life and all that comes with it, held together with an unusual variety of great music...

    DicksnJanes 820: The Cat Came Back

    DicksnJanes 820: The Cat Came Back

    Scarborough Dude talks about obeying rules needlessly, Tora came back, letters writing, his kind family, plugs other podcasts, books, apologies for being so content, plays some Leon Russell vinyl in the basement, apologizes for feeling a oneness, fullness, completeness and so blessed, mentions the Beats, discusses his objectification of women, and his friend Tony.

    DicksnJanes 819: Holding Ourselves Back

    DicksnJanes 819: Holding Ourselves Back

    Scarborough Dude talks about Julien Smith, fame, being just anybody, his Kentucky truck stop wallet, and losing track of finances, his wallet, an iPhone 12, and his adopted cat - was more do you want!

    DicksnJanes 818: 70 is the new 80

    DicksnJanes 818: 70 is the new 80

    Scarborough Dude drives to and hates Lagoon City, ages 10 years, curses Trump supporters, talks about his book and creativity.

    DicksnJanes 817: fucken happy

    DicksnJanes 817: fucken happy

    Scarborough Dude compares his style of podcasting to letter writing, bemoans littering, goes back to old letters, misses a zoom gathering, feels contentment.

    DicksnJanes 816: a life well lived

    DicksnJanes 816: a life well lived

    Scarborough Dude bounces back to overall great contentment with his life.

    DicksnJanes 815: drawing lines

    DicksnJanes 815: drawing lines

    Scarborough Dude goes his usual through mood swings, and wonders where the lines should be drawn.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Rob from Guelph ,

A window into one man's life

Like any friendship, it takes time to get to know someone. Listen to Dicksnjanes enough and you'll get to know the unique, complex and rich personality of The Scarborough Dude (also sometimes known as Ken). I am very glad to have him as a friend, both IRL and through Dicksnjanes.

twodrinksminimum podcast ,

Very Cool, and hip, dig this podcast

If you are a audiophile like me, than you will appreciate having this podcast in your collection. Look forward to listening to these episodes. Everytime a new one comes out I get excited to add it to my ipod. Keep up the good work!

Heroes in Rehab:the blog ,

Easily My Favourite Podcast

The dicksnjanes podcast is literally what happens when you take a self-published 'zine and turn it in to a kind of home-produced audiobook version of itself. It is unlike any other podcast I have ever listened to; definitely an acquired taste, you will hear little else beyond the ramblings (a term I use with affection) of The Scarborough Dude, and the bits of music he tosses in to tie his spoken word clips together. The Dude can often be found podcasting in his natural habitat, sitting on a bench at Bluffer's Park in Scarborough, Ontario, telling you about the things going on his life. Topics he discusses range from the broadly political to the personal and mundane, but whether The Dude is tackling world religions or the faulty electrical system in his car, his candour is complete. All is filtered through the lens of the Dude's unique and personal worldview, making each week's episode something to look forward to, and comes to feel like time you've scheduled to spend shooting the bull with a friend.

Always thought-provoking, sometimes profane, occasionally funny; each week brings a new oddly subversive, honest and irreverent journey through the world of the Hunter S. Thompson of podcasting. It's difficult to explain, but this quirky podcast (and this particular podcaster) has a personal charm that is unlike anything you've heard before.

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