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A personal, sometimes-profane primer on things particular to Toronto and Canada, from a radio refugee born in the USA but Canadian by choice.

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A personal, sometimes-profane primer on things particular to Toronto and Canada, from a radio refugee born in the USA but Canadian by choice.

    Description For the Great Canadian National Day of Podcasting 2012

    Description For the Great Canadian National Day of Podcasting 2012

    This year, Valerie and Matt are on a bus in Bristol UK, trying to review her last two months here. Download directly All of this is explained better in the Tumblr Gert Lush, Eh?

    Description for the Canadian National Day of Podcasting 2011

    Description for the Canadian National Day of Podcasting 2011

    A year to the day since the last Description podcast episode, Valerie stands on a windy beach in Shediac, New Brunswick and tries to update you on stuff while fighting off pneumonia. Download directly from Archive.org Associated links The Second (Great) Canadian National Day of Podcasting Town of Shediac Description 75: Be...In This Place Description 73: The Dual Citizens (aka the one with the birth mother) Movies For the Blind Bayley on the Baize Demo of my day job "My City Was Gone" by The Pretenders (ironically now associated with a very unpleasant radio show in the U.S.) Actually, I had some great material for National Podcast Post Month this year, but I was just too busy to even try to start. But I still want to put it out, so I suspect if there comes a month where I'm not as busy, NaPodPoMo or not, I'll put it out there, so hang in. Thanks!

    Description Daily: December 1st

    Description Daily: December 1st

    For the Canadian National Day of Podcasting, Matt and Valerie review their National Podcast Post Month, with what they did and didn't learn. Concludes with Derek and Clive. Download directly or Subscribe What went on? Mission Statement

    Description Daily 30

    Description Daily 30

    With pauses edited out, Matt talks on the phone with his pub landlord friend Ben, who fills in the holes of a story in which Matt shoots himself and an old woman, gets thrown in the trunk of car and finds himself on a 100-foot-high cliff. Download directly or Subscribe What's going on? Mission Statement (Note: there'll be one more episode tomorrow, to celebrate The Canadian National Day of Podcasting.)

    Description Daily 29

    Description Daily 29

    Elsewhere in Valerie's podcast world...audio-described scenes from the cult favourite Dementia 13, part of Episode 148 of Movies For the Blind. Download directly or Subscribe What's going on? Mission Statement

    Description Daily 28

    Description Daily 28

    In Ohio, while watching a Manchester United game on tv, Valerie dad and Matt compare notes on their respective versions of football. Download directly or Subscribe What's going on? Mission Statement

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