132 episodes

Welcome to Overdue Finds, an Edmonton Public Library podcast. Bryce Crittenden and Caroline Land will be hosting conversations about movies, music, books, pretty much any sort of popular culture and media you can think of and likely some you’ve never thought of. We’re hoping you’ll learn more about what you can find at the library.

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Welcome to Overdue Finds, an Edmonton Public Library podcast. Bryce Crittenden and Caroline Land will be hosting conversations about movies, music, books, pretty much any sort of popular culture and media you can think of and likely some you’ve never thought of. We’re hoping you’ll learn more about what you can find at the library.

    Winnie-the-Pooh

    Winnie-the-Pooh

    For nearly a century, A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh has been read and enjoyed by kids around the world. This week on Overdue Finds, Bryce, Caroline, and Overdue Finds family member Camilla Fita talk about what has made the stories so popular and their own experiences with this silly old bear.  Plus, Caroline explains Pooh's connection to figure skating, Bryce is ready for the horror verison, and Camilla pitches a story that brings the gang back together for one last adventure. Also: get ready for the next big characters in children's literature - Hattie and Suds! 
    Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL. 
    Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    TV Theme Music

    TV Theme Music

    Don't touch that remote! Bryce and Caroline are joined be librarian Ashley Dotto and epl2go library assistant Anna Wallace to discuss TV theme tunes: the good, the bad, and the instrumental. Join us as we explore the themes that stick in our heads from childhood, Bryce's recommended driving playlist, and the most adrenaline-filled anime theme songs you've ever heard. 
    Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL. 
    Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Hocus Pocus

    Hocus Pocus

    On this autumn episode, our all-around, fabulous hosts, Caroline and Bryce, are joined by library assistant, Elvira Berezowsky to talk about the cult classic, Hocus Pocus. If you happen to find yourself in a Film Gang, - Hocus Pocus and Hocus Pocus 2, are both highly recommended for viewing. The trio talks about the leading cast members (Bette Midler! Sarah Jessica Parker! And Kathy Najimy!) singing, vamping, and truly having fun. 
    Also appreciated were the broken tropes and creative storylines from these films. And if you need some additional suggestions for spooky season, tune in for a reliably terrific listen. 
    Don't forget to check out our list of all the spooky titles that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL. 
    Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn Monroe

    With the release of Netflix's controversial film "Blonde", Bryce and Caroline do a deep-dive into the life, career, and legacy of pop culture icon Marilyn Monroe. Join us as we explore her filmography (with detours down the FernGully rabbit hole), her career beyond her status as a sex symbol, and what she means to pop culture today. Also, which Marilyn Monroe character are you? (Accuracy not guaranteed).
    Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL. 
    Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds

    • 1 hr 5 min
    1987 Pop Culture Time Capsule

    1987 Pop Culture Time Capsule

    It's time to open up another Pop Culture Time Capsule! Bryce, Caroline, and Best Friend of the Show Kate Gibson revisit the most excellent moments from 1987. From Dirty Dancing to DuckTales, Stephen King to sitcoms, catch all of the totally awesome titles from the late eighties. It's gonna be major! 
    Be sure to checkout our list of all the totally radical titles from 1987 that we talk about on this episode. 
    Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds
    Tickets for our next Forward Thinking Speaker Series event: An Evening with Monica Lewinsky are now on sale! Don't miss this special event presented by the Edmonton Community Foundation on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Learn all about Monica's battle against online harassment and how she's advocating for a safer social media environment. Tickets start at just $15 each!

    • 1 hr 10 min
    A League of Their Own

    A League of Their Own

    Bryce and Caroline are joined by librarian and rec league sports enthusiast Katie Turzansky (of Dewey Decimators fame) to discuss one of the best baseball movies of all time: A League of Their Own. In celebration of the film's 30th anniversary, our trio discusses the merits of this classic baseball movie, its rebooted TV series on Prime Video, and its many memorable lines. Remember, there's no crying in baseball!
    Don't forget to check out our list of all the great titles that we recommend on this episode. 
    Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds
    Tickets for our next Forward Thinking Speaker Series event: An Evening with Monica Lewinsky are now on sale! Don't miss this special event presented by the Edmonton Community Foundation on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Learn all about Monica's battle against online harassment and how she's advocating for a safer social media environment. Tickets start at just $15 each!
    The Library is a fun world ready to be explored! On Saturday, September 24, join us for an OPEN HOUSE! Attend awesome classes, tinker with cool tech toys, play interactive games and more. Plus, our amazing staff can point you to your next favourite book.  Plan your visit at epl.ca/ExploreEPL

    • 1 hr 11 min

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