Posts tagged ‘podcast’

Search Engine and Spark: A Tale of Two CBC Technology Shows

Last September, CBC Radio launched two new technology shows: Search Engine and Spark. I forget how I first heard about them, but I subscribed to both…

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The 19 Most Loved Episodes of “This American Life”

This Canadian only recently discovered “This American Life”, a weekly hour-long radio show produced by Chicago Public Radio (and available via podcast). I’d always felt that…

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Equivalents to the Slate Gabfest?

There are lots of things to hate about the U.S. electoral system. However, the Americans do one thing right: they get real characters as candidates. I…

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How Does This British Accent Sound?

I was just listening to one of Slate’s excellent podcasts, and it opened with a new promo for Land Rovers. The voice-over actor has a British…

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The Vinyl Cafe Podcast

Stuart McLean is Canada’s Garrison Keilor. His main gig is The Vinyl Cafe, an hour-long variety show on the CBC. These shows are anchored by McLean’s…

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What Jeff Killed

I did a lot of housework this weekend, and thus caught up on a bunch of podcasts. I’m quite enjoying the CBC’s cultural magazine show, Q.…

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