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.

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.

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