TSP057 – The Undefinable Spirit: Nanci Malek, not afraid to ask.

00:00 / 20:37

Interning at MuchMusic, City TV, YTV, Nanci Malek has spent the last 38 joyful years producing and directing music and film, as well as promoting the Canadian entertainment industry.

Duration – 20:37

VoxBox Segment: MP for Wellington-Halton Hills, Michael Chong, opposes Melanchthon Mega-Quarry & The song about the Melanchthon Quarry, by Mr Hobo Wally – Walk With Me, Stop The Quarry.

Music Credits: Gordon Lightfoot – Seven Island Suite & Andy Kim – This Is The Girl

TSP056 – You Can Lead A Horse To Water: Consumer con contagion.

00:00 / 25:06

Have I got a deal for you! Lost in the whirlpool of stuff, decoupling from consumer clutter.

Duration – 25:06

VoxBox Segment: George Carlin – ‘Stuff’

Music Credit: Patti Page – How Much Is That Doggy In The Window

TSP055 – The Undefinable Spirit: Readin’ & rollin’ with Lindsay Shaw.

00:00 / 29:54

From books to reeling on the track and back we talk with Lindsay Shaw, a ‘genetically predisposed’ Librarian, as she recalls her roller derby days and the skills it helped her hone.

Duration – 29:54

VoxBox Segment: Women Try Roller Derby For 30 Days – on YouTube

Music Credit: Jimmy Buffet – Life In The Library

TSP054 – You Talkin’ To Me?: I couldn’t even begin to think about knowing how to answer that question.

00:00 / 26:26

Beginning near the end of the 18th century, our fascination with Speech Technology has brought us to the age of virtual assistance in the form of Siri, Alexa and others. What does this all mean?

Duration – 26:26

VoxBox Segment: HAL 9000 from Space Odyssey 2001 on YouTube

Music Credit: Harry Nilsson – Everybody’s Talkin’

TSP053 – Place Your Bets: Is life predetermined?

00:00 / 23:51

Is life a ‘casino’ (Italian word for chaos). When it comes to determining our free Will, all bets are off.

Duration – 23:51

VoxBox Segment: Audiopedia’s ‘Meta-joke’ with Jim Carrey on YouTube

Music Credit: Daft Punk – Technologic

TSP052 – 52 Pick-Up: A year of podcasting.

00:00 / 33:46

From initial concept to uploaded podcast, Peter and Harry chat about the in and outs of podcasting. This retrospective episode includes snippets from some of our last 51 episodes.

Duration – 33:46

VoXBox Segment: YouTube excerpt

Music Credit: Frank Sinatra – It Was A Very Good Year

TSP051 – The Undefinable Spirit: The greening of hope with Laura Campbell.

00:00 / 27:08

Mother of two, restauranteur and Dufferin-Caledon Green Party candidate Laura Campbell shares her youthful enthusiasm for all things and her hope for the future.

Duration – 27:11

VoxBox Segment: Jane Goodall on YouTube: To Children on the Environment

Music Credit: Natasha Bedingfield – Hope

TSP050 – Malware: Pop-up spawns metafiction.

00:00 / 24:38

A discussion of Harry’s novella-in-progress, in which the author gets real about art as an act of defiance.

Duration – 24:38

VoxBox Segment: Audiopedia’s ‘Meta-joke’ on YouTube

Music Credit: Daft Punk – Technologic

TSP049 – The Undefinable Spirit: Snapshots from the edge, with Pete Paterson.

00:00 / 28:26

One photographer’s graphic journey, from city to country and analogue to digital.

Duration – 28:26

VoxBox Segment: Norm McDonald comedy snippet from YouTube

Music Credit: Paul Simon – Kodachrome

TSP048 – Make It So, Number One: Regaining control of the good ship ‘Self’.

00:00 / 25:33

Is it in our power to take charge of our own life, in a world rife with controls?

Duration – 25:33

VoxBox Segment: Get Smart episode snippets from YouTube

Music Credit: Lesley Gore – You Don’t Own Me