The Best of “Outfront”

The CBC Radio program Outfront was one the best uses of radio on the planet. Outfront is [or was] radio stories about real life. It’s all about your ideas, your experiences, your perspectives, your story. It’s fifteen minutes of storytelling, experimental audio and new ways of making radio. Stories told from Canadian perspectives about the Canadian experience. You won’t hear traditional storytelling, and you won’t hear reporters or hosts. Outfront

Cauliflower Popcorn On CBC Radio

As I posted about previously, this week’s episode of CBC Radio’s Spark includes an audio clip from the (now) famous Cauliflower Popcorn video. You can listen to the full episode via the mp3 they make available. You can hear me around the 7:20 minute mark and during the credits at the end. The show is broadcast nationally at 11:30am (Atlantic Time) on Wednesdays. Big thanks to Dan and the rest

CBC Radio in Winamp

Can anyone tell me how I can listen to CBC Radio through Winamp? I used to tune in using the direct URL page, but those links stopped working with Winamp a few months ago (at least on my machines). The direct URL page (when it was working) was an alternative to the main listening page. I always thought it should be the other way around. I’ve emailed the CBC about

This They Believe

There Is No God, a thoughtful essay by Penn Jillette: Believing there’s no God means I can’t really be forgiven except by kindness and faulty memories. That’s good; it makes me want to be more thoughtful. I have to try to treat people right the first time around. Believing there is no God means the suffering I’ve seen in my family, and indeed all the suffering in the world, isn’t

Sam Harris on CBC Radio’s Tapestry

CBC Radio’s Tapestry program is an excellent hour long program about religion and spirituality. Today they featured an interview with Sam Harris, the author of the controversial books The End Of Faith (which I’ve read) and Letter To A Christian Nation. Unfortunately, I missed most of the episode and CBC doesn’t offer a podcast of the show. Come on, CBC!