The Sill Podcast
The Sill Podcast
TSP094 - PH Factor: Notre Dame, the unmaking of history.
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TSP094 – PH Factor: Notre Dame, the unmaking of history. The tragic fire at Notre Dame de Paris on the 15th of April, 2019, sparked a slew of social, political, and religious reactions. 850 years of history gone up in flames, provides the backdrop for a lively discussion about this historic event.

Duration – 29:32

VoxBox: Harry Posner quoting Victor Hugo and Youtube audio segment from the movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Music Credit: Edith Piaf – Notre Dame de Paris

Posted: April 29, 2019

The Sill Podcast
The Sill Podcast
TSP093 - Time Trek: Podcasting, birth and beckoning.
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TSP093 – Time Trek: Podcasting, birth and beckoning. 15 years into the podcasting evolution has seen an exponential rise in both programming and popularity, not the least of which is due to the rise and constant upgrading of smartphone technology, as well as corporate interest and acquisitions.

Duration – 27:38

VoxBox: YouTube segment from Saturday Night Live (SNL) radio interview with Alec Baldwin – Schweddy balls.

Music Credit: David Foster – You’re The Voice

Posting: April 22, 2019

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The Sill Podcast
TSP092 - Digging Words: BUT - Au Contraire.
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TSP092 – Digging Words: BUT – Au Contraire. One of the unsung workhorses of the English language, the word ‘but’ is frequently overused. But, this seemingly insignificant three letter word packs a whole lot of punch.

Duration 20:55

VoxBox: Harry Posner – Ode To But

Music Credit: Lewcinda Williams – Everything But The Truth

Posting: April 15, 2019

The Sill Podcast
The Sill Podcast
TSP091 - The Undefinable Spirit: Donna McCaw, Elora’s creative dynamo.
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TSP091 – The Undefinable Spirit: Donna McCaw, Elora’s creative dynamo. Teacher, actor, traveler, activist Donna McCaw shares her passion for creativity, community, and the simple joys of having fun. From poetry to saving our water, she demonstrates compassion and a love for life. Donna McCaw: http://donnamccaw.com

Duration – 24:56

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Fry and Laurie sketches

Music Credit: George Jones – Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair

Posting: April 8, 2019

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The Sill Podcast
TSP090 - PH Factor: What’s up with DST?
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TSP090 – PH Factor: What’s up with DST? The pros and cons of Daylight Saving Time have been the subject of an ongoing debate since the late 19th century. There’s validity on both sides of the argument, despite the lack of general agreement as to its efficacy.

Duration: 23:45

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – George Carlin on ‘Time’

Music Credit: Bill Hayley & His Comets – (We’re Gonna) Rock Around The Clock

Posted: April 1, 2019