TSP113 – PH Factor: Hunger Reigns – Feast, famine and faith.

 
 
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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’

TSP112 – Transcendent Tunes: Harry Chapin’s shot to the heart.

 
 
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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.

TSP111 – Time Trek: Sapien Signatures – Traces of us.

 
 
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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

TSP110 – PH Factor: Branding – Look at me, I’m relevant.

 
 
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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

TSP109 – Transcendent Tunes: Non, Je Ne Regret Rien – The little sparrow’s anthem.

 
 
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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

TSP108 – The Undefinable Spirit: Stefan Wiesen – Painting the world green.

 
 
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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.

Stefan Wiesen: https://www.wiesen.ca

Duration – 35:21

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

Music Credit: Louie Armstrong – Wonderful World

TSP107 – Time Trek: The Yo-Yo – Spinnin’ wheel got to go round.

 
 
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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

TSP106 – The Undefinable Spirit: Michael McCreary – Punching up, never down.

 
 
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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

TSP105 – PH Factor: Freezing footprints.

 
 
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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)

TSP104 – Digging Words: CONSERVATISM – Trapped in amber.

 
 
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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

TSP103 – Transcendent Tunes: Woody and Arlo on the ‘rails’.

 
 
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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

TSP102 – Time Trek: Encoding, foreboding?

 
 
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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

TSP101 – The Undefinable Spirit: Andrea Bird – Dancing on the curve of life.

 
 
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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

TSP099 – Transcendent Tunes: Yesterday, it was scrambled eggs.

 
 
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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

TSP098 – Time Trek: Optics, near and far.

 
 
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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

TSP097 – Digging Words: PORTMANTEAU – Two’s company.

 
 
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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

TSP096 – The Undefinable Spirit: Drew Marshall, a red letter agnostic theist.

 
 
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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

TSP095 – Transcendent Tunes: Cole Porter’s Begin The Beguine.

 
 
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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.

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

TSP092 – Digging Words: BUT – Au Contraire.

 
 
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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

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.

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

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.

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

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

TSP083 – Time Trek: Degeneracy trumps Fascism.

 
 
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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

TSP082 – Digging Words: BRAGGADOCIO – Bigger, yet often smaller, than life.

 
 
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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

TSP081 – The Undefinable Spirit: Re-imagining Architecture with Robert Arnone.

 
 
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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

TSP080 – Transcendent Tunes: Led Zeppelin’s celestial climb.

 
 
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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

TSP079 – Time Trek: Spanning the Ages.

 
 
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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

TSP078 – New Year, New Self: I resolve.

 
 
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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

TSP077 – The Sill Podcast 2018 In Review: Cogent clips.

 
 

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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

TSP076 – So, You Think You Can Podcast? You can.

 
 
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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

TSP075 – Resistance Is Futile: Zoomers tackle tech.

 
 

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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

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.

 
 

00:00 / 27:38
 

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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?

 
 

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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.

Growing Up Without Borders: https://www.growingupwithoutborders.com

Duration – 30:20

VoxBox: Steve Martin – Comedy excerpt

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

TSP064 – The Undefinable Spirit: Dr. Claudia Six on her book, Erotic Integrity.

 
 

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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

TSP063 – Digging Words: ZEITGEIST – The air we breath.

 
 

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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

TSP062 – Whose Got The Right Time?: An enigmatic dimension.

 
 

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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

TSP061 – The Absence Of Silence: Is technology engulfing us in a world of noise?

 
 

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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

TSP060 – In My Craw: What’s bugging you?

 
 

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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

TSP059 – Digging Words: UBIQUITOUS – It’s everywhere.

 
 

00:00 / 21:37
 

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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

TSP058 – Head and Heart: A tenuous tango.

 
 

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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

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

 
 

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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

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

 
 

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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?

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

 
 

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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

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

 
 

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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’

TSP053 – Place Your Bets: Is life predetermined?

 
 

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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

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

 
 

00:00 / 33:46
 

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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

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

 
 

00:00 / 27:11
 

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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

TSP050 – Malware: Pop-up spawns metafiction.

 
 

00:00 / 24:38
 

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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

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

 
 

00:00 / 28:26
 

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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

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

 
 

00:00 / 25:30
 

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

Duration – 25:33

VoxBox: Get Smart episode snippets from YouTube

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

TSP047 – The Undefinable Spirit: Fearless in the face of misfortune, with Michelle Fruendt.

 
 

00:00 / 24:56
 

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One person’s story about surrendering our demons in the quest for serenity.

Duration – 24:56

VoxBox: Big Daddy Tazz – The Bi Polar Buddha Set

Music Credit: Tracy Chapman – It’s Ok

TSP046 – Money, The Root of All Evil?: Is currency the only measure of your wealth?

 
 

00:00 / 22:44
 

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An exploration into the nature of wealth and the system that it spawns. Is a world without money as we know it, even possible?

Duration – 22:44

VoxBox: Paul Kemp Robertson – Ted Talk on Bitcoin

Music Credits: ABBA – Money, Money and Pink Floyd – Money

TSP045 – Blues & Jazz Bops Into Town: 16 years of musical joy.

 
 

00:00 / 18:22
 

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Pete and Harry talk with Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival founder Larry Kurtz.

Orangeville Blues & Jazz: https://orangevillebluesandjazz.ca

Duration – 18:22

VoxBox: Miles Davis, Buddy Guy, BB King and Etta James

Music Credit: John Scofield – I Don’t Need No Doctor

TSP044 – Welcome To Slumberland: To dream or not to dream.

 
 

00:00 / 26:59
 

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Given that we sleep away about a third of our lives, it behooves us to explore that world in a deeper way.

Duration – 26:59

VoxBox: The Twilight Zone snippets

Music Credit: Gary Wright – Dreamweaver

TSP043 – Machina Memories: Driving stories.

 
 

00:00 / 24:58
 

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From Benz and Ford to Telsa and trending technologies. The personal joys and tribulations of putting the pedal to medal.

Duration – 24:59

VoxBox:The Driving Instructor segment – Bob Newhart

Music Credits: Janis Joplin – Mercedes Benz and Tracy Chapman – Fast Car

TSP042 – Morality In Flux: Right and wrong in a relative world.

 
 

00:00 / 24:46
 

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Is it even relevant to think of right and wrong in the same way that we used to, and what does that mean for our daily lives?

Duration – 24:46

VoxBox: Will Lisa Lie And Make Springfield Elementary School Rich? – The Simpsons

Music Credits: Ike & Tina Turner – The Things That I Used To Do and Millie Jackson – (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right

TSP041 – Subterfuge Soup: Who’s pulling your strings?

 
 

00:00 / 25:38
 

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Conspiracies, large and small, infuse the very air we breath. Is our desire to belong and connect influencing our beliefs and choices?

Duration – 25:38

VoxBox: George Carlin interviewed by Art Bell in 1999

Music Credit: James & Bobby Purify – I’m Your Puppet

TSP040 – The Caged Mouth: Do we really have free speech?

 
 

00:00 / 21:57
 

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From the personal to the social, to the political, how encumbered is free speech in today’s world?

Duration – 21:57

VoxBox: Diane Ford on men and women

Music Credits: Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – I Won’t Back Down

TSP039 – My Life Has Value: Rethinking Populism.

 
 

00:00 / 25:28
 

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Examining the relevance of populism in our current world and the challenge confronting the new generation.

Duration – 25:29

VoxBox: Movie Clip from ’Network’ – delivered by actor Peter Finch as Howard Beale

Music Credits: Sly & The Family Stone – Everyday People and Parachute Club – Rise Up

TSP038 – Roger, Copy That: Living in the duplicated world.

 
 

00:00 / 22:19
 

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Individualism in the context of the duplicated world. The one and the many.

Duration – 22:19

VoxBox: Movie Clip from ‘Goodfellas’ – Martin Scorsese

Music Credit: The Doors – Love Me Two Times

TSP037 – Inventiveness: So, what else is new?

 
 

00:00 / 27:18
 

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In search of the next. Probing the creative imagination and what fosters it’s development.

Duration – 27:18

VoxBox: Larry Kurtz – founder of the Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival

Music Credit: Rodger Hodgson (formerly of Supertramp) – Dreamer

TSP036 – The More Things Change: What did you learn today?

 
 

00:00 / 28:35
 

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How we learn. Are the old educational models relevant today?

Duration – 28:35

VoxBox: Father Guido Sarducci

Music Credits: Chuck Berry, Lulu, Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes

TSP035 – Riffing On Music: Talking about revolution.

 
 

00:00 / 33:19
 

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A hop and a skip across music’s influential landscape, “Songs in the key of life”.

Duration – 33:19

VoxBox: George Martin & The Beatles

Music Credits: Eva Noce, Beethoven, Beatles, Chuck Berry, Pink Floyd

TSP034 – Still I Rise: Yes or no, do you dare?

 
 

00:00 / 27:55
 

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The power of yes, in a world of no. From diets to neuroplasticity, affirming transformation.

Duration – 27:55

VoxBox: Maya Angelou

Music Credit: Beatles – Hello, Goodbye

TSP033 – Fragmented Realities: Has storytelling gone the way of the Dodo?

 
 

00:00 / 28:34
 

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Where have all the stories gone? The way we tell stories has changed. Technology seems to have altered the landscape of time itself.

Duration – 28:42

VoxBox: David Chesterton

Music Credit: Everly Brothers – Stories We Could Tell

TSP032 – Do It Yourself Healing: Carrots versus chemicals.

 
 

00:00 / 27:53
 

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Modern western medicine would be wise to embrace and integrate the traditional art of healing.

Duration – 27:53

VoxBox: 4 year-old Thea at the Alton Library

Music Credit: Harry Nilsson – Coconut

TSP031 – Exit Stage Left: Good leavings.

 
 

00:00 / 28:39
 

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Last rights, or last rites? Before the curtain is drawn, somber or joyful, which would you choose?

Duration – 28:39

VoxBox: Nancy Early

Music Credit: Norman Greenbaum – Spirit In The Sky

TSP030 – Who’s That Knocking At The Door: Do you let’em in?

 
 

00:00 / 25:55
 

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To lock or not to lock, that is the question. How do we use our doors?

Duration – 25:55

VoxBox: Anthony Carnovale

Music Credit: Paul McCartney & Wings – Let’ Em In


TSP029 – Relevance & Reliance: Reclaiming the invisible everyman.

 
 

00:00 / 26:19
 

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Relevance in the age of reliance and what it means to unshackling the self.

Duration – 26:19


Voxbox: Dolores Hind

Music Credit: Beatles – Across The Universe

TSP028 – Hi, My Name Is Servizio: I am your server today.

 
 

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Service from the top down. It’s all about relationships, generosity and community, so say we.

Duration – 25:07

VoxBox: Pierre LeClaire

Music Credit: Etta James – Gotta Serve Somebody


TSP027 – Shattering Habits: Phoenix rising.

 
 

00:00 / 25:58
 

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Habits are not addictions, so say the experts. In fact some habits are good. Discerning helpful from harmful, and getting off the never ending wheel.

Duration – 25:58

Music Credit: Joni Mitchell – The Circle Game

TSP026 – Marriage Of Minds: From I. Q. to A. I.

 
 

00:00 / 24.43
 

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Will the ongoing development of Artificial Intelligence impede the evolution of human consciousness? Can we imbue technological form with human intelligence, and to what end?

Duration – 24:43

Music Credit: Sinead O’Connor (by John Lennon) – Mind Games

TSP025 – 2017 In Review: Shock culture goes viral.

 
 

00:00 / 25:55
 

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Is shock the new normal? Are we accepting the unacceptable? From Donald Trump’s inauguration to Harvey Weinstein’s exposure, we explore the quakes and vibrations felt in 2017.

Duration – 25:25

Music Credit: Jimi Hendrix – Along The Watchtower

TSP024 – Automation: Embracing or displacing?

 
 

00:00 / 22:45
 

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Automation’s impact on our everyday life. A wolf in sheep’s clothing?

Duration – 22:45

Music Credit: Flight Of The Conchords – Robots

TSP023 – Work: Is it doing its job?

 
 

00:00 / 24:39
 

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From the industrial revolution to the digital revolution, a conversation about the nature of work in the modern world.

Duration – 24:44

Music Credit: Lee Dorsey – Working In The Coal Mine

TSP022 – Averse to Verse: Poetry and the digital self.

 
 

00:00 / 24:46
 

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The case for poetry’s relevance in the age of the Internet. How poetry can revitalize and rejuvenate the human spirit.

Duration – 24:46

Music Credit: Phoebe Snow – Poetry Man

TSP021 – Freedom’s just another word: Real or BS?

 
 

00:00 / 23:02
 

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Unpacking the idea of freedom in a world seemingly bound by restrictions and limitations. Breaking the shackles.

Explicit Content

Duration – 23:08

Music Credit: Janis Joplin – Me And Bobby McGee

TSP020 – Black, 2 Sugars: Coffee, tea and tech.

 
 

00:00 / 23:43
 

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Exploring the role of tea and coffee in our daily lives and their relative importance to our sense of community and personal rituals. The makings of good tea and coffee.

Duration – 23:43


Music Credit: YouTube – I Love Coffee, I Love Tea

TSP019 – Darkside: Hello darkness my old friend.

 
 

00:00 / 24:35
 

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Exploring the power of darkness in the modern world, from depression to zombies and everything in between.

Duration – 24:35


Music Credit: Disturbed (Simon & Garfunkel original) – Sound Of Silence

TSP018 – Facsmile: Finding authenticity in a simulated world.

 
 

00:00 / 20:27
 

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Is it live or is it Memorex? Sifting through a world of facsimile in a quest for authenticity.

Duration – 20:27


Music Credit: Ella Fitzgerald singing behind, is it live or is it Memorex?

TSP017 – Paris: A Poet’s Perspective – getting Siri-ous in the city of love.

 
 

00:00 / 21:59
 

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Talking about the ‘apps’ and downs of travel. How technology has impacted traveling and the artistic experience.

Duration – 21:59


Music Credit: Dean Martin – C’est Magnifique

TSP016 – Paranoia: Into your life it will creep.

 
 

00:00 / 21:15
 

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Harry and Peter conspire to enter the world of ‘what if’ and ‘could it be that…?’ From Big Brother to Big Google, they ask the question: should we be looking over our shoulders?

Duration – 21:15

Music Credit: Buffalo Springfield – For What It’s Worth

TSP015 – Accepting The Other: Does race matter?

 
 

00:00 / 23:29
 

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What shapes our varied perceptions of ‘Races’ who are different from ours? Should we be focusing on individuals, rather than their ’Race’.

Duration – 23:29

Music Credit: Bob Marley – Buffalo Soldier

TSP014 – Altered Realities: Is anybody out there?

 
 

00:00 / 23:48
 

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Peter and Harry, on a natural high, discuss the value of wriggling out of our normal skin.

Duration – 23:48

Music Credit: Beatles – I Am The Walrus

TSP013 – Temporary Vs. Permanent: It’s now or ever.

 
 

00:00 / 19:49
 

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The influence your life experiences, religious and cultural background and philosophical views have on how you choose to live, or the life you end up living. Do you live your life as if every day were your last?

Duration – 19:54

Music Credit: Beatles – In My Life

TSP012 – Opinion: The U.S. economy will never have another Golden Age.

 
 

00:00 / 12:57
 

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This episode is based on a published article… Changing technologies impact societal and economic development. This podcast gives voice to an article written by MarketWatch columnist, Howard R. Gold, posted on MarketWatch, September 1, 2017.

Duration – 12:57

Credits: Includes segments of YouTube documentary snippets

TSP011 – Mentors: Your mother is your first.

 
 

00:00 / 16:06
 

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Who, or what, can influence your creation or vital spirit? Recalling those special people who help shape or completely change the path of your life.

Duration – 16:06

Music Credit: Artist? – Thank You For The Things That You Do For Me

TSP010 – Act Your Age: Where’s the manual?

 
 

00:00 / 23:24
 

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Ageism is the new social prejudice, at a time when people over 65 crowd are beginning to outnumber those under 15. Coping with the disadvantages of aging, while cherishing the advantages a long life can bring.

Duration – 23:24

Music Credit: The Who – My Generation

TSP009 – Fade To Black: Dealing with death.

 
 

00:00 / 21:55
 

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Dealing with the inevitable conclusion of life, as we know it. Is there a case to be made for living too long?

Duration – 22:01


Music Credit: Paul McCartney & Wings – Live and Let Die

TSP008 – Ch-Ch-Changes: Facing the strange.

 
 

00:00 / 24:13
 

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Can we adapt to a world seemingly hurtling out of control? The quest for change.


Duration – 24:13


Music Credit: David Bowie – Changes

TSP007 – Red Alert!: Is your security is an illusion?

 
 

00:00 / 18:05
 

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Is the world more secure or have we simply become increasingly numb to, complacent or accepting, about what most of us feel we can’t control?

Duration 18:09

TSP006 – Cockamamy: Living with absurdity.

 
 

00:00 / 18:51
 

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Has technology contributed and exacerbated the absurdity we experience, or are exposed to, in our daily living?

Duration 18:56

TSP005 – Analogue to Digital: Our brain is not binary.

 
 

00:00 / 18:36
 

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Do you prefer listening to vinyl records or CDs, or does it matter? Digital technology and its affect on the quality of our lives.

Duration 18:41

TSP004 – Cracking Codes: What on Earth do you mean?

 
 

00:00 / 15:53
 

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Decoding the language of Art & Technology.

Duration 15:51

TSP003 – The Art of Poetry: Poet Laureate waxes poetic.

 
 

00:00 / 24:53
 

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Harry Posner becomes Dufferin County’s first Poet Laureate.

Duration – 24:59

TSP002 – The Value Crisis: from dollars to democracy, why numbers are ruining our world.

 
 

00:00 / 26:31
 

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As a partial sequel to Episode 1, in Episode 2 Author Andrew Welch (TheValueCrisis.com) joins us to discuss his book,’The Value Crisis: From dollars to democracy, why numbers are ruing our world.’

Andrew Welch: http://thevaluecrisis.com

Duration – 26:31

TSP001 – Techno Zeitgeist: Inside the machine.

 
 

00:00 / 22:59
 

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Is Technology helping, or hindering you?

Duration 22:59

TSP000 – Intro: Peter & Harry, who do they think they are?

 
 

00:00 / 15:10
 

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Brief Bio chat introducing Peter & Harry.

Duration – 15:10