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49th Parahell

Feb 15, 2019

This week I become depressed after watching Donald Trump's rambling speech about his pretend national emergency, then Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade joins me to talk about life in Nanaimo, his songwriting approach, Ilhan Omar's remarkable 48 hrs, and why no one in this country seems to care that we're financing far...


Feb 8, 2019

This week Alberta United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney was extremely triggered by a piece in Vice that explored the anti-semitic origins of his attacks on environmentalist groups, so Kate Jacobson of the Alberta Advantage podcast (quoted in the piece and later publicly attacked by Kenney) joined me to talk...


Feb 1, 2019

This week I talk about the Liberal government's attacks on Niki Ashton and the NDP for their opposition to the Venezuelan coup, also the hilariously backfired Bernie Sanders opposition research that was released on twitter. Then visual artist/art director and writer/creator of Vertigo Comics' HIGH LEVEL joins the show...


Jan 26, 2019

This week I go over the extremely depressing media reaction to the Covington High MAGA teen's carefully curated PR push, then UBC Anthropology PhD student Hilary Agro joins the show to talk about the burgeoning Venezuelan coup, Canada's role in legitimizing it, the profound lack of self-awareness on display at Davos,...


Jan 19, 2019

This week, I complain about the weather and then briefly talk about the "crisis" on the southern US border. Then three-time returning guest Michael Bueckert joins me to discuss Doug Ford's latest assault on Ontario's education system, the disappointing Jagmeet Singh era, what Trudeau has in common with Jair...