What's up on APN — July 20-26


Behold the most recent episodes from our member podcasts, sorted into playlists so you can choose whatever suits you. Hit the “subscribe” button to grab a playlist for your podcatcher. You can also sample the shows below.

Calgary stories

Eat More Barbecue learns about Barley & Smoke, a beer-and-barbecue fundraiser for Kids Cancer Care. The Mess Hall Podcast talks Stamped food and more with cookbook author Elizabeth Chorney-Booth. Creative Block gets a sneak peek of UNKNOWN Calgary, a night of music and fashion. And Calgary Culture: The Perspectives YYC Podcast chats about creativity and video with erstwhile Calgarian Matt Mort.

Edmonton stories

Don’t Call Me a Guru gets into the Edmonton Fringe Festival’s social media strategy with Megan Dart. It’s a Conspiracy! chats with Paul Franklin about Afghanistan, post-traumatic stress, Area 51, the immortal Keanu Reeves and more. City of Champions talks martial arts and marketing with former MMA fighter turned businessman Mukai Maromo. And Speaking Municipally takes a look at affordable housing with Progress Alberta’s Duncan Kinney — we’ll add the episode when it becomes available.


Cross-polliNation explores how science fiction can help organizations innovate with Ari Popper of SciFutures. Ed - Conversations about the Teaching Life fights FOMO and embraces minimalism with Alana Stanton. Modern Manhood continues its examination of the media’s view of toxic masculinity, with cameos from David Youn of Perspectives YYC and Carl Landra of The 4th Line. And on Not There Yet, Terence C. Gannon’s recalls a lesson he learned long ago, and is still learning, about the nature of winning.


Bollywood is For Lovers shares a mammoth mid-year review of Hindi cinema’s releases so far. I Have Some Notes rewrites The Dark Knight Rises. Putting It Together continues its trip through Sondheim’s Anyone Can Whistle with a look at Miracle Song with Broadway fan Christine Chen. Press Start to Join shares some free video games before getting into some disturbing security breaches. And The Read-Along continues its trip through A Memory Called Empire — we’ll add the next episode when it comes up later today.


2 and Out looks at last weekend’s CFL games and previews this weekend’s slate. The Eskimo Empire Podcast mourns Edmonton’s loss to Montreal and looks back at an epic draft year in Esks history. The 4th Line gets mad at Calgary’s arena proposal, dissects the Lucic-Neal trade, and looks at the fallout of the Gretzky trade. And Loyal Company of the River Valley gets mad at OneSoccer and happy at some beautiful goals from the beautiful game.

Sponsors and partners

Many thanks to our founding sponsor, ATB Financial, and our other supporters and partners for making it possible for us to gather this up for you each week.


ATB is our founding sponsor. Why? Because ATB listens. Watch stories of ATB customers and their journeys. And be sure to check out ATB's podcasts: We Are Alberta and Perch.
ECF helps the Edmonton community give, grow, and transform. Find out how. And don't miss The Well Endowed Podcast.
Alberta Blue Cross invites you to The Wellness Summit, a day to explore fresh perspectives and practices around wellness in the workplace. It's on Oct. 10 in Edmonton. Learn more.
Choose Park Power, a provider of natural gas and electricity in Alberta that shares its profits with awesome local non-profits. It's a great follow on Instagram!
Satisfy your curiosity and save time with Taproot Edmonton. Subscribe to roundups of local information on various topics, and read original stories.
Unit B is a multi-company coworking space focused on helping people pursue their passions and making Edmonton its creative best. Book a tour.
Was Bear 148 in the wrong? Or were we? Either way, it was the bear that ended up dead. Hear the six-part series from The Narwhal.
Check out YourForest, a podcast for those who cannot live without the joys and wonders of all wild things, hosted by Matt Kristoff.
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