TSP094 – PH Factor: Notre Dame, the unmaking of history.

 
 
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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

TSP093 – Time Trek: Podcasting, birth and beckoning.

 
 
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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

TSP091 – The Undefinable Spirit: Donna McCaw, Elora’s creative dynamo.

 
 
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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.

Duration –24:56

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Fry and Laurie sketches

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

TSP090 – PH Factor: What’s up with DST?

 
 
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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

TSP089 – Transcendent Tunes: Hey kids, It’s twinkle time.

 
 
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For millennia, lullabies have lulled children into slumber land. From ancient Egypt to modern day, tunes like Twinkle,Twinkle, Little Star and their relative importance often goes unnoticed or unappreciated.

Duration – 24:34

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Various artists and performers.

Music Credit: Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwoʻole – Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

TSP088 – Time Trek: Ikebana – Time for reflection.

 
 
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The birth of Ikebana, or the Japanese art of flower arranging, dates back to the 7th century. Combining the mindfulness of the Buddhist traditions with Shinto’s connection to nature, this refined art form can offer the West unexpected insights into the essence of life.

Duration – 29:17

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Kung Fu episode

Music Credit: Kingston Trio – Where Have All The Flowers Gone

TSP087 – Digging Words: SYMBIOSIS – You scratch my back…

 
 
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From the simple notion of mutual dependence the idea of symbiosis has expanded to include a variety of relationship dynamics, that surrounds us at every turn. Running the gamut from parasitism to mutualism, symbiosis encompasses more than the obvious benevolence.

Duration: 26:13

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Elvis Presley, Ted Talk & Cheers segments

Music Credit: James Brown – It’s A Man’s, Man’s, Man’s, World

TSP086 – The Undefinable Spirit: The bassoon takes a bow, with Nadina Mackie Jackson.

 
 
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Solo bassoonist, Nadina Mackie Jackson is the most widely recorded Canadian bassoonist in history, with 17 new works for solo bassoon and orchestra written for her in the last decade. Nadina intimately describes her journey.

Duration: 38:51

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – March 2014 – Trumpet Virtuoso Guy Few and bassoonist Nadina Mackie Jackson. The Canadian duo stopped by the Classic 107 studio to talk with host Bill Richardson.

Music Credit: Nadina Mackie Jackson and Guy Few – Silver Angel Concerto

TSP085 – Lines That Blind: Why should I trust you?

 
 
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Can you trust what you can’t see? The ideas of trust and respect have become nebulous concepts in a world of promises and betrayal.

Duration: 28:23

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Esther Perel – Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater?

Music Credit: Beyonce – Trust In Me

TSP084 – Transcendent Tunes: Jolson rocks.

 
 
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‘Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody’, a transcendent tune from a transcendent performer. Russian born singer Al Jolson rocked the world with his African-American inspired jazz singing style. Spanning five decades of musical and audio evolution, as the “greatest entertainer” of his day, he left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment.

Duration: 28:49

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Al Jolson, Judy Garland, Sammy Davis Jr., Jerry Lewis & Aretha Franklin

Music Credit: Al Jolson – Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody