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The Interdisciplinary Work of Lyss Warmland.

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Check out my conversation with Ashley Bouman!

We talk about:
– her professional journey
– her community activism
Cobourg Queer Collective
Northumberland Queeries and grassroots, queer, feminist journalism
– intersectional feminism and queerness
– defunding the police and how they should be involved in Cobourg Pride

and more!

Featured Tunes:
Boyfriend by Tegan and Sara
I’m a Transvest-lite by NOFX
Community by Bad Cop / Bad Cop
Sing with Me by Bad Cop / Bad Cop

Check out my conversation with Erin Croteau!

 

We talk about:

Featured Tunes by:
Fiona Apple
Sarah Harmer

Check out my very special birth story episode!

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I read 2 original poems (one written during my pregnancy, one written in the first days postpartum), share my birth story, and share my experiences with:

all locally in Northumberland County!

 

Featured Tunes by:
A Wilhelm Scream
Norah Jones
Regina Spektor
(Wilhelm) Richard Wagner

(PhotoCheck out my interview with Phil Redford from the Coldest Night of the Year organizing committee!

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We talk all about what it’s like organizing the event and the wonderful local organization it’s raising funds for, Green Wood Coalition.

To sign up, click here.

To donate to my fundraising efforts, click here.

To learn more about Green Wood Coalition, click here.

Check out my interview with Mike McCormick from The Arrogant Worms!
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We talk about:
– How The Arrogant Worms got together
– What Mike brings to the band
– What makes The Arrogant Worms successful
– What makes for a good song
– Why they support literacy
– What it means to make fun of this “big, dumb world”
– What’s funny and where the limit to humour is (if there is one!)
– Why they’re playing Port Hope and the local ties they have to Northumberland county
– What it means to be “fan-funded

and more!

 

DON’T FORGET TO ENTER OUR CONTEST FOR A CHANCE TO WIN FREE ARROGANT WORMS TICKETS!!!

Featured Tunes:
The Mountie Song by The Arrogant Worms
Lump by The Johnstones
Chick Singer by Winona Wilde
Carrot Juice is Murder by The Arrogant Worms

 

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Featuring very important production assistant: Luna! And cohost Ashley Bouman!

Coming up: Port Hope Goes Punk
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Top 10 of Season 2:

10. Smokii Sumac, episode 2!

Check out his book here: “You Are Enough: Love Poems for the End of the World”

9. Susan K, episode 17!

Listen to a clip in the episode.

8. Nickola Magnolia, episode 4!

Listen to a live update and live performance of one of her beautiful original songs in the episode.

7. Robert Washburn, episode 26!

6. Josh Noiseux, episode 20!

Listen to a clip in the episode.

5. Katie Hoogandam, episode 23

Listen to a reading of one of the poems from her chapbook, Mothertongue, available at Let’s Talk Books in Cobourg in the episode.

4. Psychedelics, episode 18

Listen to a clip in the episode.

3. Kristie Salter, episode 13

Listen to a clip in the episode.

2. Maureen Pollard, episode 11

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1. Holly Barclay, episode 19

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Featured Tunes:

Corn Dog Sonnet No. 7- Sincere Engineer
Failed Imagineer- Propagandhi
My Favourite Chords- Weakerthans

Check out my conversation with Kristiane Black!

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We talk about:
– Aesthetic energy
– Her work at Trinity United church in Cobourg
– What faith and social justice mean to Kristiane
– What it means to be engaged in her community and why it’s important to her
– Encouraging healing and recovery
– Kristiane’s take on Transition House’s role in the community
– advocating for mental health treatment and understanding
– How the work she does keeps her well

Check out my conversation with Lee Higginson!

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We talk all about:
– How Lee got into art
– Art as therapy
– What made her choose to “go public” with her art over the last few years
– What small town life means to her and why it’s important to make an impact
– Being a single mom to her very different kids
– How Lee’s work keeps her well
– Her new studio opening up on John Street in Port Hope

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