The Bottlemen
A Timmies in Kandahar ft. Nate Bethea

A Timmies in Kandahar ft. Nate Bethea

August 23, 2021

Producer of this podcast, Trashfuture, and also host of Hell of a Way to Die, Nate Bethea, comes on to discuss Afghanistan in the wake of the American withdrawal from the country. We ask what it means for Canada to be "taken seriously," and why this always requires us to send men with guns abroad. We also look at the specifically Canadian roots of the "nation building" approach to warfighting.

PREVIEW: Brent of the Butts: The Brentership of the Butt ft. Caleb Pitts

PREVIEW: Brent of the Butts: The Brentership of the Butt ft. Caleb Pitts

August 18, 2021

Reprising a monthly tradition (and because Riley went on holiday), we watched the next episode of Corner Gas. This time, we spoke with the man who has claimed the mantle of our most frequent honoured guest, it's Podcast About List's very own Caleb Pitts! We delve deep into the psyche of Dog River... or should I say the psycho...

Also, we get an oZone Update.

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MEKanada ft. Séamus Malekafzali

MEKanada ft. Séamus Malekafzali

August 10, 2021

Seamus returns to join Dan and Riley to investigate the long and storied history of the MEK - an Iranian group with no real politics claiming to be a "government in exile," which provides Neocons an ideology-shaped group they can claim are the legitimate rulers of Tehran, but also gives them cheap heat and raucous cheering they never felt from their constituents back home.

PREVIEW: Rivers Coomer

PREVIEW: Rivers Coomer

August 6, 2021

We talk about calls from our parents about this hot new band "The Weezers", great orbs and mounds bursting forth from the London soil, and then (in light of a new round the sale of a new round of explosives to the Kingdom) we discuss the curious case of the Canadian arms sales moratorium to Saudi Arabia that wasn't.

 
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Toronto’s Blue Mafia ft. Jay Watts

Toronto’s Blue Mafia ft. Jay Watts

August 2, 2021

Jay Watts joins Riley and Dan to discuss his experiences observing and documenting Toronto's police during their brutal clearings of unhoused encampments throughout the city this Summer.

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PREVIEW: A Brent to Buttmember ft. Milo Edwards and Phoebe Roy

PREVIEW: A Brent to Buttmember ft. Milo Edwards and Phoebe Roy

July 26, 2021

Our tradition of watching Corner Gas with non-Canadians continues, as Milo and Phoebe of the Masters of our Domain podcast (and also some other projects like Trashfuture and 10k Posts, respectively) join us to ostensibly watch a couple episodes, but mostly speculate about the Brent Butt-Ukrainian connection. This is so far the least we have discussed Corner Gas.

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Calgary: Indecision 2021 ft. Podcast About List

Calgary: Indecision 2021 ft. Podcast About List

July 25, 2021

We got back together with Caleb, Cameron, and Patrick to run through the list of wild and wonderful characters vying to be mayor of Calgary in 2021, and we even award the coveted Bottlemen/PAL "Good For Business, Good For Decorum" endorsement to one lucky snowmobile impresario in the offing to take the top job.

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Hell’s Innovation Centre ft. Clinton Hallahan

Hell’s Innovation Centre ft. Clinton Hallahan

July 19, 2021

We sat down with Clinton from Alberta Advantage to discuss the wild and wonderful plans for Calgary's bustling downtown. What some see as a catastrophic 30% vacancy rate and a decaying future patched over with a few subsidies for landlords and fake businesses, we see a fantastic 70% occupancy rate and an exciting new round of projects and innovative entrepreneurial ventures.

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PREVIEW: Diary of a Wimpy Prime Minister ft. Matt Christman

PREVIEW: Diary of a Wimpy Prime Minister ft. Matt Christman

July 18, 2021

Chapo Trap House's Matt Christman joins Dan and Riley to look at the strange, occult life of William Lyon Mackenzie King - Canada's most spiritual Prime Minister. Come learn of Astor the Greek ghost, his seances, and propensity for asking the ghost of his mother what he should do as PM.

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PREVIEW: Manic Pixie Dream MP ft. Bertovo

PREVIEW: Manic Pixie Dream MP ft. Bertovo

July 12, 2021

Aaron (@Bertovo) from Chapo FYM returns to discuss the theory and practice of what makes a "Facebook Guy," and we look at some of the knee-jerk reactions of American dummies posturing about Canadian politics in groups like Swingers Club Tallahassee. We then think a little bit more about the relationship between columnists and the oaf opinions they cultivate, and how that's politically useful for a country that wants nothing more than to ensure the extractive economy flows. But first, we consider the curious case of the MP who worked so hard that he pissed on a Zoom call in parliament.

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