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The voices of a Canadian indie bookstore, cinema, bar, bistro, and live music venue.

    #77 March 2024

    #77 March 2024

    Steph read a book about women’s fitness this month which launched a lot of conversation about dancing, weight lifting, synchronizing with others.
    Meanwhile Candice is hoping the world gets saved in the next Stephen King novel on her to-read list.
    Books In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
    60 Songs That Explain the ‘90s by Rob Harvilla
    11/22/63 by Stephen King
    Language of the Night by Ursula K Le Guin 
    Buffalo is the New Buffalo by Chelsea Vowel 
    Catchpenny by Charlie Huston, 
    Let’s Get Physical by Danielle Friedman
    Be Useful by Arnold Schwarzenegger, 
    Links Check out the Bookshelf’s new website!  
    Timestamps 00:00 Intro and new website launch
    06:40 Candice’s reading update
    16:45 Steph’s vacation and reading update
    34:00 Side bar about people moving or singing together (synchronicity)
    38:28 Back to book talk about physical fitness
     
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    • 49 min
    #76 February 2024 (when we finally decide to start numbering our episodes)

    #76 February 2024 (when we finally decide to start numbering our episodes)

    Did someone say February was the shortest month? What’s that, February of 2024 is actually one day longer? Still not long enough to release the February episode in the month of February though apparently.
    Books Kick Out The Jams by Dave Marsh 
    Listen by Michele Faber 
    60 Songs that Explain the 90s by Rob Harvilla 
    Moon of the Turning Leaves - by Waubgeshig Rice 
    Don’t be Trashy by Tara McKenna 
    Under the Dome by Stephen King 
    From A Buick 8 by Stephen King 
    Wanderers by Chuck Wendig 
    Movies Memento, Inception, Oppenheimer, Tenet, and Interstellar directed by Christopher Nolan
    Saltburn Trailer 
    Links 60 Songs that Explain the 90s podcast
    The 2024 Oscars Nominees  
    Timestamps Steph’s reading update - 01:00 
    Candice’s Reading update - 08:50
    Apocalypse stories - 16:00
    How many answers each person needs in a story - 20:50
    The Christopher Nolan rabbit hole - 31:00
    Saltburn 34:00
    The Oscars 38:00
     
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    • 42 min
    Ready for 2024

    Ready for 2024

    New year, same old Steph and Candice!
    Books Black River Orchard by Chuck Wendig 
    Wanderers & Wayward by Chuck Wendig  
    Under The Dome by Stephen King  
    Listen: On Music, Sound, and Us by Michel Faber 
    Infused: Adventures in Tea by Henrietta Lovell
    Movies Dream Scenario starring Nicolas Cage 
    Renfield starring Nicolas Cage 
    The Killer directy by David Fincher 
    Priscilla directed by Sofia Coppola 
    A Murder at the End of the World 
    Links Goodreads review scandal 
    Please use Storygraph instead of Goodreads -  and here’s why 
    Timestamps 00:00 - Intro
    02:07 - What are we reading?
    37:30 - What are we watching?
    47:00 - A discussion on how things are reviewed by the public and the Goodreads issue
     
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Longest, Darkest Days of the Year Bring Good Cheer

    The Longest, Darkest Days of the Year Bring Good Cheer

    It's holiday season! Busy days, dark days, but ultimately fun. Candice and Steph check in one last time for 2023 to see how reading goals are going, and what's up for the month. See you all in 2024!
    Books The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 
    Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
    And sequel Darius the Great Deserves Better Walking in Two Worlds by Wab Kinew 
    And sequel The Everlasting Road  The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Jeff VanderMeer 
    In Praise of Slow by Carl Honore 
    In on the Joke: The Original Queens of Standup Comedy by Shawn Levy 
    Movies Napoleon Trailer
    The ultimate Napoleon depiction - Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
    Priscilla Trailer. Playing at Bookshelf Cinema Dec 1 - 6
    Elvis Trailer
    Marie Antoinette Trailer 
    The Beguiled Trailer
    Timestamps 00:00 -   Intro and late life athletics
    08:50 - Holiday talk
    14:00 - Movie talk - Napoleon, Priscilla, Elvis
    26:00 - Whose stories get told, and by whom
    35:00 - Book talk - 
    54:00 - Outro
     
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    • 54 min
    Back in time for Spooky Season

    Back in time for Spooky Season

    We’re back for the Fall!
    Summer “break” was quite busy for both Steph and Candice and extended into very busy Septembers, but we are back in time for Spooky season.
     
    Special event 
    November 7th at 7pm The Wall Between: What Jews and Palestinians Don’t Want To Know About Each Other book launch and conversation at the Cinema with authors Raja Khouri and Jeffrey Wilkinson
    Tickets are $10 and can be bought at the bookstore.
    Books Carmilla by Sheridan Le Fans 
    The Colorado Kid by Stephen King 
    Cell by Stephen King 
    Lisey’s Story by Stephen King 
    The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Jeff VanderMeer 
    Movies Nightmare Alley & Cronos by Guillermo del Toro 
    Misery by Rob Reiner
    Silence of the Lambs
    Suspiria
    ET The Extra Terrestrial 
    Links James Vs Cinema watching Suspiria (2018) for the first time - 
    Timestamps Intro and Chit Chat - 0:00 - 13:00
    Summer break updates - 13:15 - 20:15
    Candice’s horror movie marathon 20:30 - 28:45
    What has Steph been reading 29:00 - 32:00
    Candice Stephen King update 32:00 - 40:00
    Musicians who change styles mid career  40:00 - 47:00
    Suspiria soundtrack and movie 47:00 - 49:30
    Strange tales that have become children’s stories - 49:30 - 58:14
    Stephen King update redux - 58:14 - 1:00:00
    Special Event announcement - 1:05:00
     
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Love Unequivocally

    Love Unequivocally

    Candice goes on much too long about how much the hot weather gets her down, while Steph reflects on how young people take care of each other in the hot weather and how we don't love enough.
    Books A Haunted History of Forgotten Women: True Stories of America's Ghosts by Leanna Renee Hieber and Andrea Janes 
    Resilience Is Futile: The Life and Death and Life of Julie Lalonde by Julie S. Lalonde
    Soul Culture: Black Poets, Books, and Questions That Grew Me Up by Remica Bingham Risher 
    The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower by Stephen King  
    Paved Paradise: How Parking Explains the World by Henry Grabar , 
    On Browsing by Jason Guriel 
    How To Resist Amazon and Why: The Fight For Local Economies, Data Privacy, Fair Labor, Independent Bookstores, and a People-Powered Future by Danny Caine 
    Not Too Late: Changing the Climate Story from Despair to Possibility edited by Rebecca Solnit 
    Movies Dirty Dancing
    La Bamba
    Young Guns II
    Family Ties
    The Suite Life of Zack and Cody
    Links 60 Songs That Explain the 90s Podcast 
    Wonderful World of Disney Opening Themes 
    Timestamps 00:00 Welcome and catch up
    13:30 Steph’s reading update - all about love
    22:30 A sidebar about resilience, needing help and self-care
    34:15 How pop culture and media can impact you for life
    51:00 Candice’s Stephen King update and TBR for vacation week
     
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    • 1 hr 3 min

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