Alberta Podcast Network Roundup 23


Here we are again with an epic crossover between Bollywood is for Lovers and I Don't Get It, plus a plethora of episodes on aging, safe streets, Fortnite, student teaching, Congo (the movie, not the country), Christianity and homosexuality, Ceres, post-partum depression, brands for places and for soccer leagues, politics at home and abroad, and hockey all the time.  


A conversation over breakfast about long-lived parents triggers some thoughts on a new life plan. Hear the latest beautifully delivered essay from Terence C. Gannon on Not There Yet.
16 min
As Edmonton councillors prepare to inspect the city's latest Vision Zero report, Tim Querengesser of Walkcast catches up with two people who have lost faith in the project. 
30 min
More than 14 million people follow Fortnite on Twitch, but somehow, Karen had never heard of it. On the latest That's a Thing?!, Elizabeth enlightens her mom about the latest video game craze and the mobile offshoot that has glued many kids to their phones and freaked out “old people media.”  
30 min
Makeshift Stories brings you the latest installment of its ongoing serial, Ceres, an original story by Alan V Hare: For one character, it’s time to take a chance. For another, it’s time to speed up, if only he can find the money. And another recovers from an encounter and tries to reach her people.
12 min


On Ed, host Shane Lawrence turns his monthly roundtable over to three student teachers. They talk about the wins and fails of their early teaching experiences, what works, what doesn't, and why board games aren't popular in British Columbia (who knew?)
36 min
In the first bonus episode of Season 2 of Assumptions, Daniel and Kyle interview scholar and author Wesley Hill, assistant professor of biblical studies at Trinity School for Ministry, who has written about what it's like to be a celibate gay Christian.
35 min


On Girl Tries Life, Victoria Smith is joined by Courtney Novak, a podcaster, an author and a fellow survivor of postpartum depression. They talk about her own PPD journey and her new memoir.
46 min
Luiza Campos of A Branded World learns what it takes to brand a whole country in a way that attracts tourism, investment and economic development in this conversation with Daniel Valverde, director of the nation brand of Costa Rica. 
59 min
It turns out that The 4th Line Podcast makes a pretty good slo pitch team. They also talk about a whole bunch of front-office changes in the NHL, the ongoing Stanley Cup playoffs, and why Tuukka Rask should not be hucking skate blades at people, no matter how made he is.
60 min
On Highlevel Showdown, Michael, Sharon and Elliott discuss Bill C-76, the electoral reform legislation tabled by the federal Liberals this week. They also tackle international politics with North and South Korea, Israel and Iran, and, of course, #Trumpwatch. (Stay for the recommendations at the end!)  
58 min


On I Have Some Notes, Gregg, Colin and Scott discover that 1995’s Congo may be the quintessential case of the book being better than the movie. But don't worry — their solution for Congo went well beyond being more faithful to Michael Crichton’s novel. 
65 min
In this episode of Bollywood is for Lovers, Matt Bowes and Erin Fraser are joined by fellow Alberta Podcast Network members Paul Blinov and Fawnda Mithrush of I Don’t Get It to discuss two dance-filled films about performers. 
73 min
On Press Start to Join, Josh and Alan discuss an Edmonton teacher's efforts to set up future dungeon masters, and an old-tech enthusiast's punishment for selling obsolete software. They also round up a month's worth of free games.
69 min
Adam and Jason of The Young Gaffers praise the Canadian Premier League’s logo and manifesto. They also discuss the latest Calgary-Edmonton derby, Al Classico, proof that soccer rivalries are alive and well in Canada. 
73 min
On this week’s Hockey Feels, Steven and Rachel talk the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, which have already beenmore exciting than the first. They also discuss the NHL Draft Lottery, World Championships, and more!
70 min


This month on The Well Endowed Podcast, Fringe Theatre Adventures and Opera Nuova discuss how the Canadian Cultural Investment Fund helps them invest in Edmonton artists. You'll also hear from Sanjay Shahani, executive director of the Edmonton Arts Council, and scholarship winner Helen Ma.
41 min
We had a chance to sit down with Nathan Kawulka, founder of YESS Painting, to learn more about this new social enterprise. As you'll hear in this conversation, the business is already making a difference for some of young painters, and it is making a difference for Nathan, too.
13 min
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Come to the movies with us!

NorthwestFest, Canada’s longest-running non-fiction film festival, is on from now until May 13. Here's your chance to see some excellent documentaries, including two films presented by the Alberta Podcast Network on May 8: Sickboy, a film about a Halifax-based podcast that laughs in the face of illness; and Picture This, a short about disability and desire. Use the offer code APNBOGO18 for two-for-one tickets!