Alberta Podcast Network Roundup 8


It's a big, big roundup this week, as not only did we have a lot of episodes drop over the past week, but we've also grown to 30 podcasts and three sponsors. So, buckle in for art and science, walking and flying, real life and make-believe, betrayals and reboots, magic and politics, and more, organized by length so you can choose what works for the time allotted.


Season 4 Episode 10
On I Don't Get It, hosts Fawnda and Paul review The Humans, a Tony-award-winning play at the Citadel, along with news of the Alberta Ballet's new podcast and a dance documentary recommendation.
22 min
The Tenant’s Project
The latest episode of Makeshift Stories by Alan V Hare features an epistolary mystery story about a Bitcoin miner who gets into trouble when she discovers and implements a 200-year-old algorithm.  
29 min
Walkcast Ep. 06 - Walking The Talk On Urban LRT
Urban LRT is supposed to revitalize neighbourhoods and put walkers first. So what does it mean when one resident along a future line in Edmonton says the design discussion is being driven by the concerns of motorists? Tim Querengesser investigates on the latest episode of Walkcast.
15 min
The Future of Warfare is Lighter Than Air
On Not There Yet, Terence C. Gannon describes the magnificent airship hangars of Tillamook on the Oregon Coast, and resulting cascade of memories of what was, and what might have been
17 min


Social Media Trends for 2018
Linda and Tyler of Don't Call Me a Guru put forward some big questions: Do your followers trust influencer marketing? Should your brand be on YouTube? Are social and media splitting up? Is this the year brands start caring about social media?
35 min
Jaime Donally: Riding Dinosaurs
Strap on your headset and join Ed host Shane Lawrence and his guest Jaime Donally for a great conversation about AR, VR, and the possibilities beyond the "wow factor" that immersive experiences like these can bring to the classroom.
35 min
A Canadian Expat in Finland
Duleepa “Dups” Wijayawardhana was lured to Helsinki by a startup called Supermetrics. As he tells Adam Rozenhart on The Expats, Helsinki’s climate might not differ much from Edmonton's, but he has had to make other adjustments. 
35 min
Side Notes: 2017 Movie Round Up
On the first episode of I Have Some Notes for the year, Colin, Gregg and Scott go over their best-and-worst movie lists from the past year, and engage is a bit of a spoilery chat about Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
39 min


The Spy Who Loved Me: Ek Tha Tiger and Tiger Zinda Hai
To get a sense of the political year to come, Trisha Estabrooks and Alex Zabjek of The Broadcast host a roundtable of women from four political parties: the UCP, the NDP, the Alberta Liberals and the Alberta Party. 
47 min
Herdman’s leaves the CANWNT, NWSL draft, CONCACAF Women’s U20 Championship
Jessica and Katie of For Kicks have a bit of a therapy session on John Herdman's decision to leave the Canadian women's soccer team to coach the men's team. They also preview some upcoming events.
57 min
January 9, 2018
On Modern Manhood, German Villegas talks to Alex Putici, an entrepreneur in Calgary who started a program called 100 Men Who Give a Damn that donates to charity, and a man who tries to live and breathe the concept of vulnerability. 
52 min
PS2J 173 News – Frames Or Freedom
This week on Press Start to Join, hosts Josh and Alan discuss Blade wanting more cloud-gaming, and Nintendo making a mini Direct. Plus, Alan has a great book recommendation, and Josh suggests a Netflix talk-and-drive show.
56 min
The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #164 - The Bigger and Better 2018 - The 4th Line Podcast
On Tight Ends, Vanda and her oldest friend, Beverly, discuss her first Fantasy Football League experience, Vanda's feelings about the Baylor coaching staff, and tips for travelling with kids.
60 min
Ep 46:
Andrea Beça of That's So Maven heads to Calgary again for a discussion with Kourtney Branagan, the creative mind behind Agnes in August, through which she produces gorgeous string art, mostly inspired by the amazing Rocky Mountains. 
54 min


Season 4 Episode 9
To kick off 2018, hosts Mike and Rob of Desktop go through the apps they use the most, comparing and contrasting how they’ve changed over the years, after a brief detour on beards.
120 min
2018 Begins
On Highlevel Showdown, hosts Michael, Elliot and Sharon discuss the leadership of the Alberta Party, UCP leader Jason Kenney's approach, and what each of the main federal parties needs to do in 2018. 
67 min
World Records, Just Do Good Things, and Girl on Fire with Carisa Hendrix
On Girl Tries Life, Victoria Smith is joined by Carisa Hendrix, a magician who is in the Guinness Book of World Records, to talk magic, non-traditional careers and more!
73 min
LCRV – Episode 134
The latest Loyal Company of the River Valley is Part 1 of roundtable discussion between hosts Nate and Adam and former FC Edmonton general manager Jay Ball, as well as soccer fans Tobi, Dallas and Dave.
68 min
Ben Yendall Returns!
On Northern Nerdcast, Dan and Chelsea talk to Ben Yendall, co-host of Tales of the Hydian Way, and the GM for a live-play podcast called Heroes of the Hydian Way. They talk Star Wars, The Red Shirt Diaries and more. 
79 min
The EliminationStation
Carl and Joel of The 4th Line Podcast discuss Joe Thornton's beard loss on ice and a Swedish junior's silver-medal toss, before introducing a new segment: The Elimination Station.  
65 min
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8 Ingredients to Build a Great Culture at Work Through Personal Leadership (Part 2)
Culture Cast hosts Lorne Rubis and Lynette Turner unpack and discuss the final four iingredients to help build a great culture in an organization through personal leadership values at the workplace.
24 min
Anita Sarkeesian - The Well Endowed Podcast
In case you missed it, the Edmonton Community Foundation released a bonus episode of The Well Endowed Podcast, featuring Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency. She's coming to Edmonton on Jan. 24 — ticket information is in the show notes.
19 min
AWE Learning Day - Enhancing Opportunities
Alberta Women Entrepreneurs presents its annual Learning Day on Feb. 20 in Edmonton. Get your ticket here, and listen to upcoming episodes of That's So Maven, Girl Tries Life, Don't Call Me A Guru, Frank Reactions, I Don't Get It, Tomato Radio and Tight Ends for a promo code for APN listeners!
Our new additions
Last week we announced the addition of two new podcasts to the network. Here are their latest episodes:
The Calgary Stallions
On A Branded World, Luiza Campos interviews Mike Morrison, the writer behind the popular Mike’s Bloggity Blog, a top social media influencer and the creator of Social West, a conference on digital marketing and social media for business.
56 min

The Best of 2017
On this week’s Hockey Feels: It’s the halfway point of the NHL season, so Rachel and Steven check how their preseason predictions are turning out. Plus, Canada wins the World Junior Championships, the Oilers are sinking, and the Flyers are winning (but so is everyone else in the Metro).
47 min
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