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TSP145 - PH Factor: What’s The Bottom Line? - Conclusion vs Inclusion.
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TSP145 – PH Factor: What’s The Bottom Line? – Conclusion vs Inclusion. Our approach to dealing with the complexities of the modern world is profoundly affected by our decision to take a conclusionary or inclusionary attitude. From our dealings with Covid to child rearing to friendships and spousal relationships, the choice between inclusion and conclusion can make a ‘world’ of difference and a different world.

Duration 31:55

Posted: February 28, 2021

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TSP144 - Time Trek: Pinocchio - A tale of two puppets.
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TSP144 – Time Trek: Pinocchio – A tale of two puppets. The relevance of this world renowned, classic children’s story about the transformation of a marionette, points to the fictionalized culture that we live in, in which we choose the stories that agree with our worldview. A look at two versions of Pinocchio, the original published in 1883 and the Disney film version of 1940, reveals the malleable nature of storytelling.

Duration 31:59

Posted: February 14, 2021

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TSP143 - The Undefinable Spirit: Ricky Schaede - Engaging the ethereal.
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TSP143 – The Undefinable Spirit: Ricky Schaede – Engaging the ethereal. Dedicated Orangeville, Ontario painter/writer Ricky Schaede is a great example of how to creatively carve out a life as a professional artist. Inspired by spiritual experiences on a trip to Guatemala, Ricky has devoted bis young life to fostering the creative process through the teaching and making of art. Ricky Schaede: https://www.rickyschaede.com

Duration 32:17

Posted: January 31, 2021

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TSP142 - PH Factor: Business ‘Not’ as Usual.
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TSP142 – PH Factor: Business ‘Not’ as Usual. Two lockdowns within a year have posed near insurmountable challenges to ‘business as usual’, forcing business owners and entrepreneurs to seek out creative ways of remaining commercially viable. Our conversation includes Tattoo artist and illustrator/author Jayme of Fabled North Tattoo Inc., who shares her broadening perspective in the face of lockdowns imposed due to Covid. Fabled North Tattoo Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabled.north.tattoo

Duration 35:14

Posted: January 17, 2021

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TSP141 - Time Trek: Hindsight is 2020.
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TSP141 – Time Trek: Hindsight is 2020. Beyond the obvious stresses and suffering brought on by Covid, 2020 has been a year of significant change. In this episode we review the past 12 months, discussing and highlighting some memorable audio clips from some of the 26 episodes we recorded throughout the year, including exchanges with 8 different guests on ‘The Sill’ podcast. EXPLICIT CONTENT

Duration 35:44

Posted: January 3, 2020

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TSP140 - PH Factor: Silver Linings - The bright side of Covid.
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TSP140 – PH Factor: Silver Linings – The bright side of Covid. In this year of trials and tribulations, of viruses and lockdowns, the resiliency of people across the planet has been nothing short of inspirational. As we navigate forward, maintaining a positive attitude is proving to be an instrumental coping mechanism. We share our views and those of some our listeners.

Duration 43:07

Posted: December 20, 2020

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TSP139 - The Undefinable Spirit: Lest We Forget - With historian/writer Hugh Brewster.
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TSP139 – The Undefinable Spirit: Lest We Forget – With historian/writer Hugh Brewster. Writer/historian/theatre artist Hugh Brewster is truly a man of many hats. In this interview, Hugh shares fascinating stories, from meeting Jacqueline Onassis and James Cameron, to working with Robert Ballard, the discoverer of the Titanic.
Hugh Brewster: http://www.hughbrewster.com

Duration 40:40

Posted: December 6, 2020

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TSP138 - Time Trek: From promise to disaster.
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TSP138 – Time Trek: From promise to disaster. Disaster has befallen humanity countless times throughout history, From the Titanic to The Great Depression to the failed revolution of the 1960’s, the hosts, along with Canadian historian Hugh Brewster, explore the promise that preceded the calamity.

Duration 42:51

Posted: November 22, 2020

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TSP137 - The Undefinable Spirit: With NYC emergency room doctor and children’s author Joanette Weisse.
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TSP137 – The Undefinable Spirit: With NYC emergency room doctor and children’s author Joanette Weisse. Inspired by a question about dying from one of her grandchildren, NYC emergency room physician Joanette Weisse talks about and reads from her newly penned and just released picture book – Giggles in my Heart – which deals with the real fears children are experiencing during this time of Covid. Joanette Weisse: https://joanetteweisse.com

Duration 28:22

Posted: November 8, 2020

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TSP136 - PH Factor: Muzzling Dissent - Access denied.
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TSP136 – PH Factor: Muzzling Dissent – Access denied. The right to free speech is not a given. In this day of ‘unfriending’, it is easy to muzzle our fellow human beings, in order to control the narrative. From censorship on campuses to discouraging your children from, “Speaking until spoken to”, the impulse to deny self expression is a social sickness in need of healing.

Duration 39:41

YouTube excerpt with Brendan O’Neill – ‘Freedom of Speech and Right to Offend’

Posted: October 25, 2020

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TSP135 - Time Trek: It’s the apocalypse and Armageddon outta here!
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TSP135 – Time Trek: It’s the apocalypse and Armageddon outta here! “It’s the end of the world as we know it.”, has been a refrain heard many times before in human history. From the cult of Christianity to Nostradamus’s prophecies to the tragedy of Jonestown to the Covid-19 crisis, the challenge to avert disaster has been a catalyst for change.

Duration 37:11

YouTube excerpt with Rod Serling – Twilight Episode ‘Obsolete Man’

Posted: October 11, 2020

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TSP134 - The Undefinable Spirit: Simran Bhamu - From India with love.
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TSP134 – The Undefinable Spirit: Simran Bhamu – From India with love. From Delhi to Canada, Simran Bhamu’s journey has taken her through poverty, immigration, racism, politics, and ultimately a fulfilling life in a country she now calls home. Simran Bhamu is the definition of a very capable, compassionate and enlightened soul. Simran Bhamu: simran.bhamu@gmail.com

Duration 42:32

Posted: September 27, 2020

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TSP133 - PH factor: Becoming Other - If not now, when?
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TSP133 – PH factor: Becoming Other – If not now, when? This period of Covid-19, has catalyzed the impulse towards personal and societal change. The question is how capable are we, as individuals and members of society, to realize these changes, given the power of traditional thinking and habits?

Duration 34:56

Posted: September 13, 2020

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TSP131 - The Undefinable Spirit: Janet-Lynn Morrison - From 0 to fierce.
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TSP131 – The Undefinable Spirit: Janet-Lynn Morrison – From 0 to fierce. If there was ever an example of how a world view can impact one’s life, Janet-Lynn Morrison is one. Understanding, forgiveness and resiliency resonate throughout our phone conversation with this intelligent and caring soul. Her story of moving ‘from 0 to fierce’ is compelling and inspirational. Janet-Lynn Morrison: https://www.janet-lynn.com

Duration 45:22

Posted: August 16, 2020

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TSP 130 - PH Factor: Every Breath You Take - The body politic.
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TSP 130 – PH Factor: Every Breath You Take – The body politic. Is it even possible anymore, that human beings can communicate with each other, directly and authentically, given the pandemic of politicization? The challenge to defy categorization is paramount in our attempt to resist the ‘isms’ that have engulfed us.

Duration 48:52

Two additional YouTube segments featuring Esther Perel on ‘The communication error we all make, and how it intensifies conflict’

Posted: August 2, 2020

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TSP129 - Time Trek: F’ Me, F’ You - The history of pejoratives.
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TSP129 – Time Trek: F’ Me, F’ You – The history of pejoratives. The history of pejoratives touches on religion, social mores and political correctness, vividly expressing strong emotions or sentiments. The use of swear words was well accepted up until the Renaissance, after which these so-called ‘dirty’ words became ostracized, litigated, and otherwise suppressed. EXPLICIT CONTENT

Duration 36:47

Additional YouTube segment featuring swear words in different languages.

Posted: July 19, 2020

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TSP128 - The Undefinable Spirit: Nicole Wicki - Courage, conviction and cure.
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TSP128 – The Undefinable Spirit: Nicole Wicki – Courage, Conviction and Cure. Numerous times in her young life, Nicole Wicki, has had the courage to make life changing decisions en route to making a life more connected to nature, balancing body and mind. Swiss born and raised, she currently makes her home on a remote 10 acre farm on ‘Te Waipounamu’ (Maori name for New Zealand’s South Island), striving to live off the grid, while embracing a healthier lifestyle. Nicole Wicki: http://www.wickiwell.com

Duration 27:32

Additional segment featuring interviewee Nicole Wicki, with the second segment featuring New Zealand’ s Current Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern.

Posted: July 5, 2020

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TSP127 - PH Factor: It’s A DIY World - Peggy Lee’s Delicious Lips.
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TSP127 – PH Factor: It’s A DIY World – Peggy Lee’s Delicious Lips. Do-it-yourself, on the surface a new fad propelled by the COVID crisis, is in fact an age old go to and accepted MO throughout human history. Using the creation of a DIY audiobook – Peggy Lee’s Delicious Lips – as an example, we talk about the process from A to Z.

Duration 34:25

Segment with author Harry Posner narrating a section from his newly released audiobook, Peggy Lee’s Delicious Lips

Posted: June 21, 2020

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TSP126 - The Undefinable Spirit: Dr. Claudia Six returns to talk about relationships and sex during COVID-19.
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TSP126 – The Undefinable Spirit: Dr. Claudia Six returns to talk about relationships and sex during COVID-19. In our second interview with Dr. Six we explore changes to relationships in the face of a global pandemic. Surprisingly, when it comes to the world of our primal instincts, our sexual life has remained for the most part remained unchanged during this period of personal and social upheaval. Claudia Six: http://www.drsix.net

Duration 27:12

Posted: June 7, 2020

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TSP125 - PH Factor: Necessity is the mother.
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TSP125 – PH Factor: Necessity is the mother. During the mother of all crises, another mother is stepping up to give birth to a plethora of creative responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not surprising, in light of other historical upheavals, out of which emerged new and unique technologies and approaches to problem solving.

Duration 36:14

YouTube segment – Family invents ‘Hug Glove’ so they can cuddle their Grandma on Mother’s Day.

Posted: May 24, 2020

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TSP124 - The Undefinable Spirit: Sandy Brown, citizen first, Mayor second.
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TSP124 – The Undefinable Spirit: Sandy Brown, citizen first, Mayor second. A down to earth conversation with the Mayor of Orangeville, a small town in Southern Ontario Canada, as the community responds to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. From Zoom coffee chats to encouraging support for small business, Mayor Sandy Brown offers a very candid and grounded perspective. Sandy Brown: Orangeville Mayor

Duration 34:22

VoxBox: YouTube segment – ‘My Corona’ by Chris Mann

Posted: May 10, 2020

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TSP123 - Time Trek: What a difference a year makes.
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TSP123 – Time Trek: What a difference a year makes. We hop in our time machine and come out Sept 11, 2021, a year after the all clear was given on the COVID-19 Pandemic and we have witnessed numerous changes for the better, and some for the worse. From the micro to the macro, we’ve undergone a variety of transformations on a scale previously unimagined.

Duration 30:53

VoxBox: YouTube Segment – Corona Lockdown! Can Anything Positive Come From This? with Russell Brand

Posted: April 26, 2020

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TSP122 - PH Factor: COVID-19 - What is a life worth?
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TSP122 – PH Factor: COVID-19 – What is a life worth? At the time of this podcast, the number of global COVID-19 cases has eclipsed the 1,000,000 mark with over 50,000 deaths. We are confronting an unparalleled firestorm of ethical and moral dilemmas, in the face of mushrooming economic turmoil. Over 3 days, and from a distance, these issues and more, inform a time-lapse dialogue.

Duration 1:05:21

Featuring author Andrew Welch, “Save the people, save all of the people, and we’ll save the economy – Hammer vs. Paint Roller” https://thevaluecrisis.blogspot.com

Posted: April 12, 2020

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TSP121 - PH Factor: COVID-19, tragedy or opportunity?
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TSP121 – PH Factor: COVID-19, tragedy or opportunity? The COVID-19 is proving transformational on a level that has not been seen since 911. Could this be a pivotal paradigm shift in the way we treat each other and all life forms on the planet?

Duration 47:28

Poems by: Harry Posner – Ode To A Virus – written on January 29, 2020 and Father Richard Henrick, OFM – Lockdown – March 13, 2020

Music by: Erin Bolton – erinboltonmusic.com – ‘World Speaking’ and ‘Quarantine’

Posted: March 30, 2020

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TSP120 - Time Trek: Hagia Sophia - Church of the holy wisdom.
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TSP120 – Time Trek: Hagia Sophia – Church of the holy wisdom. For almost fifteen hundred years, the largest basilica in the world, Hagia Sophia, was at the spiritual centre of both the Christian and Muslim worlds. An architectural wonder, it inspired builders and designers of sacred spaces for centuries.

Duration 24:45

Includes: NPR excerpt – The Sound Of The Hagia Sophia, More Than 500 Years Ago.

Posted: March 16, 2020

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TSP119 - The Undefinable Spirit: Sohayla Smith’s peace of the heart.
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TSP119 – The Undefinable Spirit: Sohayla Smith’s peace of the heart. Singer songwriter, music therapist, belly dancer and more, Sohayla shares her very human approach to art and community. Sohayla Smith: http://www.sohaylasmith.com

Duration 34:29

VoxBox: Sohayla Smith’s – For A Moment and Oh The Day Medley

Posted: March 2, 2020

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TSP118 - PH Factor: Hurry up and wait.
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TSP118 – PH Factor: Hurry up and wait. We spend an average of 5 years waiting in lines and queues during our lifetime. Is waiting a waste of time, or can we alter our perspective about these (commonly) anxiety-making situations?

Duration 33:11

VoxBox: Harry Posner – “Wait for it.”

Posted: February 17, 2020

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TSP117 - Time Trek: Paradise or infogedden?
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TSP117 – Time Trek: Paradise or infogedden? An exploration into the evolution of information gathering, its historical milestones, including moral and ethical implications for the human condition. From Tesla to Touring and beyond, does the expanding data highway offer us more unprecedented challenges than benefits?

Duration 36:49

VoxBox: You Tube excerpts from 1970 – IBM Vintage Computers Promo Film – Historical Data Processing and The Myths of Big Data/Science Comedian Vince Ebert

Posted: February 3, 2020

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TSP116 - The Undefinable Spirit: Richard Mongiat and the big picture.
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TSP116 – The Undefinable Spirit: Richard Mongiat and the big picture. On the heels of our previous podcast, between dog and wolf, inspired by a painting of the same name, the hosts discuss all things art with painter Richard Mongiat, whose focus and range of activities, elevates him beyond the typical one note artist. Richard Mongiat: https://www.richardmongiat.com

Duration – 40:47

VoxBox: CBC digital archives – Excerpt from ‘Gallery patrons shocked by Prent sculptures’ – Broadcast March 12, 1973

Posted: January 20, 2020

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TSP115 - PH Factor: Between dog and wolf.
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TSP115 – PH Factor: Between dog and wolf. The balancing act of our primal instincts versus our domestic existence from children’s stories to the world of cinema, from Paganism to Christianity, the symbol of the wolf has been a central theme, painted in both a positive and negative light.

Duration – 22:26

VoxBox: Audiobook excerpt from White Fang, by Jack London – DBS Audio Books

Posted: January 6, 2020

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TSP114 - Time Trek: Inside The Pod - Where to, from here?
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TSP114 – Time Trek: Inside The Pod – Where to, from here? A look at the future of podcasting and its relevance as just another media platform, among many that have been or will be absorbed by the ‘big boys’. The hosts, Peter and Harry, discuss the joys, challenges and purpose of the Sill podcast and its ‘limitless’ possibilities.

Duration – 26:28

Opening Segment: Beau York on Ted Talks – The Power of Podcasting

VoxBox: Excerpt from The BBC Academy Podcast – Podcastology episode six: Future directions

Posted: Dec 23, 2019

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TSP113 - PH Factor: Hunger Reigns - Feast, famine and faith.
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TSP113 – PH Factor: Hunger Reigns – Feast, famine and faith. Nearly a billion people in the world experience hunger, while nearly a billion are obese. Like many challenges confronting society in today’s world the issue is not availability, it is excessive waste and distribution. Our collective hunger and survival is not limited to food. From fasting to spiritual searching, and everything in between, our quest for ‘nourishment’ comes in many forms.

Duration – 28:50

Included Segment: Harry Posner recites his poem ‘We Of The Full’

Posted: Dec 9, 2019

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TSP112 - Transcendent Tunes: Harry Chapin’s shot to the heart.
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TSP112 – Transcendent Tunes: Harry Chapin’s shot to the heart. Harry Chapin left us too soon, but he left us with compelling stories reflecting the era he lived in. Although not one of his most well known hits, Sniper, is perhaps his most eloquent, timeless comment on humankind’s fragile psyche.

Duration – 29:43

VoxBox: YouTube – Harry Chapin questions and answers (Soundstage)

Music Credit: Harry Chapin – Sniper & Cats In The Cradle.

Posted: November 25, 2019

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TSP111 - Time Trek: Sapien Signatures - Traces of us.
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TSP111 – Time Trek: Sapien Signatures – Traces of us. Kilroy was here. The urge to leave our stamp on history seems to be inherent to the nature of homo sapiens. Stepping into the past at a local museum, provides the hosts a context for examining our obsession with legacy.

Museum of Dufferin (MOD): https://dufferinmuseum.com

Duration – 38:10

VoxBox: YouTube PBS interview on ‘Internet history is fragile. This archive is making sure it doesn’t disappear’

Music Credit: Al Stewart – Time Passages

Posted: November 11, 2019

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TSP110 - PH Factor: Branding - Look at me, I’m relevant.
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TSP110 – PH Factor: Branding – Look at me, I’m relevant. From the personal to the political, from products to corporate identity, the rise of branding as a way of creating and maintaining relevance is understandable in a world that encourages hubris.

Duration – 23:46

VoxBox: YouTube interview with Yuval Harari

Music Credit: k. d. Lang – Constant Craving

Posted: October 28, 2019

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TSP109 - Transcendent Tunes: Non, Je Ne Regret Rien - The little sparrow’s anthem.
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TSP109 – Transcendent Tunes: Non, Je Ne Regret Rien – The little sparrow’s anthem. No other singer has as powerfully embodied their music as did Edith Piaf. Rising from her hard scrabbled life, spanning two world wars, she sang her way to international stardom, until her untimely death at 47.

Duration – 26:32

VoxBox: YouTube interview on Je Ne Regret Rien

Music Credit: Edith Piaf – Je Ne Regret Rien

Posted: October 14, 2019

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TSP108 - The Undefinable Spirit: Stefan Wiesen - Painting the world green.
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TSP108 – The Undefinable Spirit: Stefan Wiesen – Painting the world green. Dufferin – Caledon federal Green Party candidate Stefan Wiesen says, quote, “We must take a holistic approach to build a modern state that leaves nobody behind.” His obvious passion and commitment for the environment and people is evident in his clear-headed and grounded approach to the issues we all face.

Duration – 35:21

VoxBox: On YouTube, 2 clips from ‘This Hour Has 22 minutes’

Music Credit: Louie Armstrong – Wonderful World

Posted: September 30, 2019

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TSP107 - Time Trek: The Yo-Yo - Spinnin’ wheel got to go round.
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TSP107 – Time Trek: The Yo-Yo – Spinnin’ wheel got to go round. Surprisingly, the modern toy called the Yo-yo has a long venerable history. From ancient China, to Napoleon’s France, to Richard Nixon at the Grand Ole Opry, this toy for all ages continues to fascinate and entertain.

Duration – 22:03

VoxBox: On YouTube, Doctor Lucky Meisenheimer – Inside The World’s Biggest YoYo Collection

Music Credit: Blood, Sweat & Tears – Spinning Wheel

Posted: September 16, 2020

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TSP106 - The Undefinable Spirit: Michael McCreary - Punching up, never down.
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TSP106 – The Undefinable Spirit: Michael McCreary – Punching up, never down. Brampton born and Orangeville raised Michael McCreary is an ‘aspie’ of a different colour. With a mind as agile as a whippet, Michael navigates his life with humour and humility, bestowing on us a deeper understanding of what it means to be autistic. Michael McCreary: https://www.aspiecomic.com

Duration – 35:48

VoxBox: Compilation of Michael McCreary bits and clips

Music Credit: Isley Brothers – It’s Your Thing

Posted: September 2, 2020

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TSP105 - PH Factor: Freezing footprints.
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TSP105 – PH Factor: Freezing footprints. The impulse to archive has been aided and abetted by the exponential advance in recording technologies, which begs the question: What have we sacrificed in pursuit of our never ending desire to preserve memories?

Duration – 24:06

VoxBox: YouTube segment with comedian Norm MacDonald on the Evolution of Photography

Music Credit: Fastball – G.O.D. (Good Old Days)

Posted: August 19, 2019

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TSP104 - Digging Words: CONSERVATISM - Trapped in amber.
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TSP104 – Digging Words: CONSERVATISM – Trapped in amber. The nature of conservatism is more complicated than current polarized thinking would suggest. From its political beginnings after the French Revolution to populist America and Britain, the impulse to remain true to inherited tradition is both a stabilizing force and one prone to ossification.

Duration – 35:19

VoxBox: Rowan Atkinson – excerpt from Conservative Conference on YouTube

Music Credit: The Kinks – Well Respected Man

Posted: August 5, 2019

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TSP103 - Transcendent Tunes: Woody and Arlo on the ‘rails’.
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TSP103 – Transcendent Tunes: Woody and Arlo on the ‘rails’. Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land’ and his son, Arlo Guthrie’s ‘City Of New Orleans’ (written by the under appreciated Steve Goodman) can be considered anthems of a nation. The first being a response to the status quo – ‘God Bless America’ and the second an homage to life on the rails.

Duration – 33:02

VoxBox: Compilation of various artists performing ‘This Land Is Your Land’ and the ‘City Of New Orleans’

Music Credit: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – This land Is Your Land & Arlo Guthrie – The City Of New Orleans

Posted: July 22, 2019

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TSP102 - Time Trek: Encoding, foreboding?
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TSP102 – Time Trek: Encoding, foreboding? Starting with Morse code in the mid 19th century the beginnings of encoding technology eventually evolved into the ubiquitous use of barcodes today. This mini revolution has ramifications well beyond retail convenience and routine record keeping.

Duration – 24:44

VoxBox: Youtube segment with comedian James May rambling about barcodes and supermarkets

Music Credit: The Five Americans – Western Union

Posted: July 8, 2019

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TSP101 - The Undefinable Spirit: Andrea Bird - Dancing on the curve of life.
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TSP101 – The Undefinable Spirit: Andrea Bird – Dancing on the curve of life. Accomplished Artist Andrea Bird connects art to love and death. Her theme of ‘holding loosely’ infuses Andrea’s work and positive world view. Andrea Bird: http://andreabird.com

Duration – 30:22

VoxBox: William Shatner – from the CD ‘Has Been’

Music Credit: Belle Starr – This Must Be The Place

Posted: June 24, 2019

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TSP099 - Transcendent Tunes: Yesterday, it was scrambled eggs.
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TSP099 – Transcendent Tunes: Yesterday, it was scrambled eggs. A Lennon/McCartney classic covered by more artists than any other song in music history. A simple sentiment turned musical treasure, cherished by young and old.

Duration – 21:06

VoxBox: YouTube audio segment of video with Paul McCartney in live performance singing Yesterday, spliced together with another YouTube audio segment of Daffy Duck’s partial version of Yesterday

Music Credit: Beatles – Yesterday

Posted: June 3, 2019

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TSP098 - Time Trek: Optics, near and far.
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TSP098 – Time Trek: Optics, near and far. Man’s quest to explore beyond the limits of the senses led to the evolution of optical theory and eventual development of telescopic and microscopic devices. Enhancing our vision, both outer and inner, profoundly changed our perspective of our universes, large and small.

Duration – 26:41

VoxBox: Youtube segment on the ‘Life of Galileo Brecht’

Music Credit: Joni Mitchell – Woodstock

Posted: May 27, 2019

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TSP097 - Digging Words: PORTMANTEAU - Two’s company.
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TSP097 – Digging Words: PORTMANTEAU – Two’s company. Packing more into less is the basis for the creation of portmanteau words. From motel to hazmet to liger and beyond, these linguistically blended words, pro or con, have become part of our lexicon.

Duration – 28:31

VoxBox: Youtube segment featuring Norm Crosby on the Dean Martin Show

Music Credit: Men At Work – People Just Love To Play With Words

Posted: May 20, 2019

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TSP096 - The Undefinable Spirit: Drew Marshall, a red letter agnostic theist.
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TSP096 – The Undefinable Spirit: Drew Marshall, a red letter agnostic theist. Inveterate seeker, Drew Marshall talks about his quest for truth on God, life, death, and faith. Among other self discoveries made during his journey, which has included living in Australia, the deserts of Israel and walking the El Camino trail in Spain, he talks to us how ‘doubt’ can be an integral and useful tool in discovering your spiritual path.

Duration – 26:05

VoxBox: Youtube segment with Rowan Atkinson telling the ‘Gospel of John’

Music Credit: Bruce Cockburn – The Soul Of A Man

Posted: May 13, 2019

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TSP095 - Transcendent Tunes: Cole Porter’s Begin The Beguine.
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TSP095 – Transcendent Tunes: Cole Porter’s Begin The Beguine. A signature of the big band era, Begin The Beguine, exemplifies the versatility of Swing music. The lyrics embody the joy of a sudden but temporary love, the melody of which was made famous by one of the greatest big band leaders, Artie Shaw.

Duration – 21:06

VoxBox: Various artists’ renditions of Begin The Beguine, featuring Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Mario Lanza, Ella Fitzgerald, Eve Becke, Pete Townsend and Juglio Iglesias.

Music Credit: Artie Shaw – Begin The Beguine.

Posted: May 6, 2019

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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

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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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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

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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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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

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

Posted: March 25, 2019

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TSP088 - Time Trek: Ikebana - Time for reflection.
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TSP088 – Time Trek: Ikebana – Time for reflection. 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

Posted: March 18, 2019

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

Posted: March 11, 2019

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TSP086 - The Undefinable Spirit: The bassoon takes a bow, with Nadina Mackie Jackson.
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TSP086 – The Undefinable Spirit: The bassoon takes a bow, with Nadina Mackie Jackson. 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. Nadina Mackie Jackson: https://nadinamackiejackson.com

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

Posted: March 4, 2019

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

Posted: February 25, 2019

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TSP084 - Transcendent Tunes: Jolson rocks.
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TSP084 – Transcendent Tunes: Jolson rocks. ‘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

Posted: February 18, 2019

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TSP083 - Time Trek: Degeneracy trumps Fascism.
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TSP083 – Time Trek: Degeneracy trumps Fascism. Out of the ashes of the Weimar Republic, Hitler’s National Socialist Party rose to absolute power, and immediately set out to cleanse the nation, of all “anti-Aryan” culture. The Degenerate Art Show of 1937, exemplified this highly calculated program.

Duration – 27:34

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Doug Stanhope on nationalism & Ursonate – Kurt Schwitters – ARTE Creative

Music Credit: Dogcatmouse Singers – Der Kommisar

Posted: February 11, 2019

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TSP082 - Digging Words: BRAGGADOCIO - Bigger, yet often smaller, than life.
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TSP082 – Digging Words: BRAGGADOCIO – Bigger, yet often smaller, than life. First used in 1590, the word ‘Braggadocio’ has come to represent the epitome of human vanity. Our history and our modern world is replete with examples of this rarely used and archaic word.

Duration – 27:29

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Muhammad Ali clips, The Braggarts Dilemma & Donald Trump clips.

Music Credit: Carly Simon – You’re So Vain

Posted: February 4, 2019

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TSP081 - The Undefinable Spirit: Re-imagining Architecture with Robert Arnone.
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TSP081 – The Undefinable Spirit: Re-imagining Architecture with Robert Arnone. President and owner, Robert Arnone, of R.H. Carter Architects shares the often unseen inner workings of the Architectural world. Spanning a 30 year career, he describes how the ‘doing of architecture’ has, and is evolving. R.H. Carter & Associates: http://www.rhcarter.com

Duration – 47:39

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Comedy Sans Frontieres – Francesco De Carlo – Architecture & Monty Python – Architecture Comedy Sketch

Music Credit: Bruce Springsteen – 10th Avenue Freeze Out & The National – Blood Buzz Ohio

Posted: January 28, 2019

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TSP080 - Transcendent Tunes: Led Zeppelin’s celestial climb.
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TSP080 – Transcendent Tunes: Led Zeppelin’s celestial climb. One of the greatest rock bands of all time creating one of the most, some would say, earth shattering and lasting songs in music history. A timeless and evocative tune, shared and enjoyed by generation after generation.

Duration 27:54

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Robert Plant on Writing Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway To Heaven’ (Radio.com Minimation). The podcast opening features a BBC segment with Jimmy Page on how Stairway To Heaven was written.

Music Credit: Led Zeppelin – Stairway To Heaven

Posted: January 21, 2019

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TSP079 - Time Trek: Spanning the Ages.
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TSP079 – Time Trek: Spanning the Ages. Arcing back through time, we explore the architectural and social impact of ‘the arch’ over the centuries, on our civilizations, and its symbolic resonance.

Duration 22:46

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Ancient History: Rome If You Want To, The Pantheon (EP2) – Drive Thru History

Music Credit: Licensed & Royalty Free by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) – Crossing the Chasm

Posted: January 14, 2019

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TSP078 - New Year, New Self: I resolve.
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TSP078 – New Year, New Self: I resolve. In the face of the inevitability of accelerating change, how in the world can we positively integrate these shifts, while maintaining a true sense of self?

Duration – 28:06

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Terence McKenna: Trust Yourself

Music Credit: Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band – Express Yourself

Posted: January 7, 2019

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TSP077 - The Sill Podcast 2018 In Review: Cogent clips.
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TSP077 – The Sill Podcast 2018 In Review: Cogent clips. Our first full year of podcasting spanned a diverse landscape of ideas, interlacing the large and serious with the profane and fun, as reflected in the excerpts included in this podcast.

Duration – 27:48

VoxBox: Podcast clips from ‘The Sill’ episodes recorded in 2018

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

Posted: December 31, 2018

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TSP076 - So, you think you can podcast? You can.
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TSP076 – So, you think you can podcast? You can. The reality of podcasting is a bit more complicated than talking into a microphone. Taking an initial idea to a finished product, entails a variety of considerations, from topics to technical requirements to content delivery.

Duration – 34:44

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – On podcasting

Music Credit: Bonnie Raitt – Something To Talk About

Posted: December 24, 2018

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TSP075 - Resistance Is Futile: Zoomers tackle tech.
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TSP075 – Resistance Is Futile: Zoomers tackle tech. Seniors are tackling the challenges of technology to remain connected and relevant. Overcoming fears and learning obstacles have become part of yet another phase of life.

Duration – 28:44

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Woody Allen

Music Credit: Jimmy Durante – Young At Heart

Posted: December 17, 2018

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TSP074 - Transcendent Tunes: Dylan’s Revolutionary Epiphany.
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TSP074 – Transcendent Tunes: Dylan’s Revolutionary Epiphany. 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

Posted: December 10, 2018

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

Posted: December 3, 2018

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

Posted: November 26, 2018

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

Posted: November 19, 2018

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

Posted: November 12, 2018

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

Posted: November 5, 2018

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

Posted: October 29, 2018

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

Posted: October 22, 2018

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

Posted: October 15, 2018

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TSP065 - The Undefinable Spirit: Globetrotting with The Pattons.
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TSP065 – The Undefinable Spirit: Globetrotting with The Pattons. Have you ever thought about pulling up roots and heading out into the great wide open? Chantal Patton and her family have and did.  Growing Up Without Borders: https://www.growingupwithoutborders.com

Duration – 29:48

VoxBox: Steve Martin – Comedy excerpt

Posted: October 8, 2018

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TSP064 - The Undefinable Spirit: Dr. Claudia Six on her book, Erotic Integrity.
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TSP064 – The Undefinable Spirit: Dr. Claudia Six on her book, Erotic Integrity. A frank and open discussion about one of the most problematic aspects of human life – sexuality. Dr. Claudia Six offers pathways to recognizing, repairing and recovering our sexual soul. Dr. Claudia Six: http://www.drsix.net

Explicit Content

Duration – 44:24

VoxBox: Liz Miele – Feminist sex positions

Music Credits: Salt-N-Pepa – Let’s Talk About Sex & Right Said Fred – I’m Too Sexy

Posted: October 1, 2018

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TSP063 - Digging Words: ZEITGEIST - The air we breath.
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TSP063 – Digging Words: ZEITGEIST – The air we breath. How the zeitgeist informs our evolution. Pointing out the varying zeitgeists that underpin our recent history.

Duration – 24:37

VoxBox: Peter Joseph Interviewed on ‘The Marker’ – Tel Aviv TV | The Zeitgeist Movement

Music Credit: Nicky Wire – I killed the Zeitgeist

Posted: Sept 24, 2018

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TSP062 - Whose Got The Right Time?: An enigmatic dimension.
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TSP062 – Whose Got The Right Time?: An enigmatic dimension. Why are we obsessed with time? Both art and technology employ and utilize different aspects of this man-made dimension.

Duration – 24:40

VoxBox: Dave Allen on the subject of Time

Music Credit: Pink Floyd – Time

Posted: September 17, 2018

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TSP061 - The Absence Of Silence: Is technology engulfing us in a world of noise?
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TSP061 – The Absence Of Silence: Is technology engulfing us in a world of noise? The short answer is yes… The sonic landscapes through which we move offer us both challenges to, and opportunities for, our general health.

Duration – 25:19

VoxBox: Assorted YouTube segments

Music Credit: Depeche Mode – Enjoy The Silence

Posted: Sept 10, 2018

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TSP060 - In My Craw: What’s bugging you?
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TSP060 – In My Craw: What’s bugging you? Pet peeves have been exacerbated by, but not limited to, technology. Venting steam, in the face of a world that so often diminishes human values.

Duration – 27:08

VoxBox: On YouTube – 100 People Tell Us Their Pet Peeves | Keep it 100 | Cut

Music Credit: Benjamin Clementine – I Won’t Complain

Posted: September 3, 2018

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TSP059 - Digging Words: UBIQUITOUS - It’s everywhere.
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TSP059 – Digging Words: UBIQUITOUS – It’s everywhere. Take a word, any word. There’s a world of meaning waiting to be mined. Join Peter and Harry as they dig their vocabulary shovels into the word ‘ubiquitous’.

Duration – 21:39

VoxBox: On YouTube – He’s everywhere – Chicken Man & On You Tube – 3 DICKS ON A BENCH discuss ubiquitous

Music Credits: On YouTube – FUNNY SONG #3 – The Long Word Song & Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere

Posted: August 27, 2018

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TSP058 - Head and Heart: A tenuous tango.
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TSP058 – Head and Heart: A tenuous tango. Where thought and emotion intersect is a veritable no-man’s land, our ongoing search for perspective and empathy.

Duration – 26:48

VoxBox: On YouTube – Forest Blakk: Find Me [Spoken Word]

Music Credits: Harry Dial & His Blusicians – My Head Says Yes, But My Heart Says No and Paul McCartney – Let Me Roll It

Posted: August 20, 2018

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TSP057 - The Undefinable Spirit: Nanci Malek, not afraid to ask.
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TSP057 – The Undefinable Spirit: Nanci Malek, not afraid to ask. Interning at MuchMusic, CityTV, 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: 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 and Andy Kim – This Is The Girl

Posted: August 13, 2018

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TSP056 - You Can Lead A Horse To Water: Consumer con contagion.
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TSP056 – You Can Lead A Horse To Water: Consumer con contagion. Have I got a deal for you! Lost in the whirlpool of stuff, decoupling from consumer clutter.

Duration – 25:06

VoxBox: George Carlin on ‘Stuff’

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

Posted: August 6, 2018

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TSP055 - The Undefinable Spirit: Readin’ & rollin’ with Lindsay Shaw.
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TSP055 – The Undefinable Spirit: Readin’ & rollin’ with Lindsay Shaw. 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: Women Try Roller Derby For 30 Days – on YouTube

Music Credit: Jimmy Buffet – Life In The Library

Posted: July 30, 2018

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TSP054 - You Talkin' To Me?: I couldn't even begin to think, about knowing how to answer that question.
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TSP054 – You Talkin’ To Me?: I couldn’t even begin to think, about knowing how to answer that question. 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: HAL 9000 from Space Odyssey 2001 on YouTube

Music Credit: Harry Nilsson – Everybody’s Talkin’

Posted: July 23, 2018

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TSP053 - Place Your Bets: Is life predetermined?
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TSP053 – Place Your Bets: Is life predetermined? Is life a ‘casino’ (Italian word for chaos). When it comes to determining our free Will, all bets are off.

Duration – 23:51

VoxBox: Jim Carrey on YouTube

Music Credit: Zager & Evans – In The year 2525

Posted: July 16, 2018

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

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

Posted: July 9, 2018

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TSP051 - The Undefinable Spirit: The greening of hope with Laura Campbell.
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TSP051 – The Undefinable Spirit: The greening of hope with Laura Campbell. 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: Jane Goodall on YouTube: To Children on the Environment

Music Credit: Natasha Bedingfield – Hope

Posted: July 2, 2018

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TSP050 - Malware: Pop-up spawns metafiction.
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TSP050 – Malware: Pop-up spawns metafiction. 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: Audiopedia’s ‘Meta-joke’ on YouTube

Music Credit: Daft Punk – Technologic

Posted: June 25, 2018

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TSP049 - The Undefinable Spirit: Snapshots from the edge, with Pete Paterson.
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TSP049 – The Undefinable Spirit: Snapshots from the edge, with Pete Paterson. One photographer’s graphic journey, from city to country and analogue to digital.

Duration – 28:26

VoxBox: Norm McDonald comedy snippet from YouTube

Music Credit: Paul Simon – Kodachrome

Posted: June 18, 2018

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