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Episode 150!

Episode 150!

Think you’ve got a cool skill that could break a Guinness World Record?  It cost $5 to apply, but if you want an official adjudicator with a stopwatch and a clipboard to come watch you do it, that’ll cost $10,000. An adult queen bee’s body can be 25% ovaries by...
Founding Mothers of Sci-Fi

Founding Mothers of Sci-Fi

You’ve got your popcorn, the theater darkens, orchestral music blares, and text crawls up the screen. And crawls, and crawls. Then we meet some characters who don’t matter, get jokes where there shouldn’t be jokes, there’s tons of unnecessary backstory, and it all...
Ananas Bonanza

Ananas Bonanza

Picture it, Chatham, ON, in the 1960’s.  Greek immigrant Sam Panopoulos has two concerns which are soon to find a common solution.  His first problem is that he’s still settling in and trying acclimate himself to life in Canada and trying to become more Canadian.  His...
ExcommuniCATion

ExcommuniCATion

In 1451, a Swiss farmer was concerned about unwanted trespassers in the ponds of his property, fearing that they would harm the much-needed population of salmon.  He took his complaint to the Bishop of Lausanne, who listened intently to the man’s concerns and ordered...
Over, Under, Around & Through

Over, Under, Around & Through

Dirk Deckert and Karsten Kluender dreamt of traveling, surfing, sailing and freedom.  Those were pie-in-the-sky dreams for two men living in tightly-controlled East Germany.  They hatched a plan to use their passions in a bid for freedom.  There were some patrols...