Media Nerds Podcast


Spicing Up the Emmys

Kenton & Dan talk TV and the Emmys, recounting the previous night’s winners, losers and surprises. They then take a look at the upcoming new crop of TV and discuss which shows they are looking forward to.

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Here Today, Gone Trevorrow

Yeah, yeah, we know that J.J. has already been named director of Episode IX. We recorded this episode the day before that story broke, and we don’t have time to record another one. So please, travel back with us to a more innocent time, when we ask the question: what the hell is going on over at Lucasfilm?

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Obi-Ewan Kenobi

Dan & Kenton return from summer break to discuss the newly-announced Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone film. Dan wonders why Lucasfilm seems to be leaking so much. And Kenton is the subject of a Star Wars photo shoot (kinda).

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The End of Newspapers and Peter Mansbridge

Dan & Kenton discuss the career and retirement of Canada’s most beloved national news anchor, then move on to the topic of the “Great Newspaper Bailout.”

For reference, listen to the Canadaland podcast featuring Winnipeg Free Press publisher Bob Cox:

And the recent House of Commons report & recommendations on how government can help Canadian Journalism:

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Movie Memories

Originally posted: June 13, 2007 at 9:25am Sometimes when you go to see a movie, it’s not just the film itself that is interesting (or not, if you’re going to see the latest Kevin Costner epic). For me the experience of seeing a movie in itself can be fun and can produce[read more...]
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The Media Nerds on Shaw TV Episode 4

Originally recorded January 27, 2017: [read more...]
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The Media Nerds on Shaw TV Episode 3

Originally recorded January 20, 2017: [read more...]