#8 - Problem solving, or, at least, thinking| November 28, 2005
(1:43 - 5:47) Homebrew - When it’s snowing outside, what’s better than a radio drama? Curl up with a hot toddy as Homebrew introduces the Sonic Society. The Sonic Society is open to new members. If you’re a radio drama enthusiast or a producer, check out www.sonicsociety.org. Hear the Sonic Society every Tuesday evening from 9-10:30pm on CKDU 97.5 FM in Halifax or download the shows from their digital archives at www.ckdu.ca.
(5:48 - 10:50) This week, DVDiva's all het up about gangland movies, and also thinking hard about gangland realities. Her gangland montage featured clips from The Warriors, The Untouchables, Angels With Dirty Faces and Pulp Fiction. If you must feast upon this fare, other flicks you might want to try are Bonnie and Clyde, Once Upon a Time in the West, the Yakuza Papers, the entire Godfather saga, Zatoichi the Blind Swordsman and just about anything by Takashi Miike.
(10:51 - 16:45) Rock Plaza Central originates in Sackville, New Brunswick, where solo artist Chris Eaton used to pull folks up from the audience to be his band. Here is the end result, with a song called The Things That Bind You.
(16:46 - 19:43) Keith Gottschalk wants a nice blue honorary Canadian passport. Here's his pitch.
(19:44 - 22:55) Charlotte Scott presents a short interview with WITI: Women In Technology International. Founded in 1989, WITI’s mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity. www.witi.com. - Stay tuned for more reports and updates from the world’s first podcast expo on the rpn.
(22:56 - 25:54) We caught up with Hamilton-based environmental activist and businessman Jack Santa Barbara at a recent screening of the documentary, The End of Suburbia [http://www.endofsuburbia.com/]. He discusses the concept of net energy, and what we need to do to prepare for the peak oil crisis http://www.rabble.ca/rpn/pea
(25:55 - 27:29) Auntie is off at the spa this week, so we sent Meagan Perry out to find new methods of advice gathering. In the end, the advice comes from another kind of auntie.
(27:36 - 32:01) Lisa Rundle speaks in a noisy cafe with author and artist Brian Joseph Davis http://brianjosephdavis.com about his celebrity roast Portable Altamont www.chbooks.com/tech/catalogue.cgi?&t=portable_altamont (Coach House Books) and reads an anarchist love-scene with Reese Witherspoon. Heather Graham, however, has left the building.
(32:02 - 36:11) One more song from Rock Plaza Central. this time, it's called A Town at the Bottom of the Ocean.