TSP074 – Transcendent Tunes: Dylan’s Revolutionary Epiphany.

 
 
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Like A Rolling Stone, Dylan’s six plus minutes masterpiece, defied the expectations of folk music enthusiasts and the music industry itself, inspiring a new generation of balladeers.

Duration – 27:39

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Robbie Robertson

Music Credit: Bob Dylan – Like A Rolling Stone

TSP073 – Digging Words: AMBEDO – Deep diving in the shallows.

 
 
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Human beings have created words for untranslatable experiences since the dawn of language. We explore a brand new word from an unusual new dictionary created by John Koenig.

Duration – 27:38

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – John Koenig’s video and TedTalk on his word, Ambedo

Music Credit: Joni Mitchel – Woodstock

TSP072 – Hook, Line and Sinker: The boy who cried wolf.

 
 
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How do we know what we know? The inner struggle to determine what is real and what is fiction has preoccupied humanity since the emergence of intelligent life.

Duration – 29:57

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Densel Washington interview on ‘information’ and War Of The Worlds 1938 radio broadcast segment

Music Credit: The Undisputed Truth – Smiling Faces Sometimes

TSP071 – Transcendent Tunes: Searing and soulful ‘Strange Fruit’.

 
 
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Billie Holiday’s most iconic and recognized song, has been acknowledged as the harbinger of the civil rights movement in America. The song’s origin may surprise and enlighten even those of us who are familiar with this transcendent tune.

Duration – 27:59

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Rene Marie audio segment, Nina Simone references the Civil Rights Movement

Music Credits: Billie Holiday (& Nina Simone & Rene Marie) – Strange Fruit

TSP070 – We Don’t Know You Anymore: The deluded self.

 
 
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The eternal question of who we are: Are we a singularity or a multiplicity? The self has been the subject of exploration for Millennia, so who are we now?

Duration – 28:49

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube video – Abbot & Costello – Segment of ‘Who’s On First’

Music Credit: The Who – Who Are you?

TSP069 – The Undefinable Spirit: Celebrating the spoken word with Valentino Assenza.

 
 
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As host of the popular radio program Howl, Valentino Assenza has interviewed the likes of Nino Ricci and Margaret Atwood among other literary lights. A veteran of the Toronto spoken word scene, Valentino shares his love of language and other word-based art forms.

Note: Our phone interview with Valentino was intermittently compromised by the quality of our connection.

Duration – 25:54

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube video – Insider’s view of the 1930s radio studio showing the production of dramatic sound effects

Music Credits: Beatles – The Word

TSP068 – Digging Words: RISIBLE – I amuse you, I make you laugh?

 
 
00:00 / 29:25
 
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In unpacking the word RISIBLE, we discover the importance of humour in helping us deal with our day to day living and life in general. From health benefits to tech humour, the range of risibility is all encompassing.

Duration – 29:29

VoxBox: The Nonna (Paola) that couldn’t use Siri

Music Credits: Donavon Frankenreiter – Life, Love & Laughter

TSP067 – Transcendent Tunes: Feeling those ‘Good Vibrations’.

 
 
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In the midst of the turmoil in the mid 60’s, five young Californians surfed the rising musical waves to pop music’s iconic stardom. The pinnacle moment birthed the release of the much loved ‘pocket symphony’, Good Vibrations.

Duration – 26:09

VoxBox: Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys)

Music Credits: The Beach Boys – Good Vibrations and George Gershwin, The Ronettes, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry and The Beach Boys

TSP066 – The Hippo and The Oxpecker: Repairing the synapses of community.

 
 
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From the Humongous Fungus of Oregon to the wave of human migration spreading across our planet, life has become more dependent then ever on a value of connectivity.

Duration – 29:32

VoxBox: Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web.

Music Credit: The Youngbloods – Let’s Get Together

TSP065 – The Undefinable Spirit: Globetrotting with The Pattons.

 
 
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Have you ever thought about pulling up roots and heading out into the great wide open? Chantal Patton and her family have and did.

Duration – 30:20

VoxBox: Steve Martin – Comedy excerpt

Music Credits: Allman Brothers – Ramblin’ Man and Eric Clapton – Travelin’ Light