The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

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This pandemic doesn't seem at all like the post apocalyptic books we've read in the past!There is way more sitting around reading books and watching movies and television shows from our younger years. Join Steph and Candice as a conversation ab
Steph and Candice chat Fox Mulder, critical thinking skills and 20th and 21st century popular music. Books: 1973: Rock at the Crossroads by Andrew Grant Jackson Links: k-os cover of The Cars Just What I Needed (opens a Youtube video) Strong Son
From Grady Hendrix to habit forming to bananas? It's not as wild a ride as this description would have you believe. Candice and Steph check in on recent books and authors and how to be intentional with our time. Books The Southern Book Club's G
Welcome to 2021! Steph and Candice do a mini year in review for 2020 and talk about the music and movies and restaurants they missed and the books and television and home cooking they didn't miss. Books Shining In The Dark: Celebrating 20 Years
Why do we read? To get away, to learn, to watch other people without guilt. Why do we write? Let's be honest, Steph and Candice come to no conclusions about these existential questions, but they try. Books The Stand, The Green Mile, Needful Thi
Halloween time has come around again... Steph and Candice take full advantage by chatting about spooky books and spooky tv shows. We also discuss whether or not people should be reading stories about the downfall of humanity, whether it be from
After an accidental summer off from recording Steph and Candice are back, much like school and in-store shopping at The Bookshelf! That's right the bookstore is open to the public 7 days a week from 11am - 6pm. But not to worry, they are still
Steph and Candice check in again on how life, work and entertainment is going during work from home times. Hint, it's a lot of television watching, way more than usual Listen along to hear what they've been watching, reading and maybe eating! B
It will be a Mother's Day weekend to remember, and it's not because of the snow predicted to land in Southern Ontario over the weekend! You can't take your mom out for dinner or to see a movie this year, but you can treat your mom to puzzles, g
Hey everyone, we are back! If you thought the store closed to the public and working from home would keep us from recording, you were almost right. It took us a bit longer to find the time we could connect but here we are. We check in with each
**Recorded before major public impacts of social distancing to slow down COVID-19 transmission started  March Break is coming up and Steph and family have some fun and events planned. Also included are some updates about the cinema, the "death"
After an extra week apart Steph and Candice had more than usual to catch up on. Movie awards season is all wrapped up and we know what movies are worthy now. And both Steph and Candice started the new year reading books outside their usual nich
Resolutions! What are yours? Steph and Candice chat about theirs, including learning new skills, maintaining course and doing the boring duties of being an adult. Our wish for you - do the things you want to do with your free time. And always,
Find out what is on Candice's rider and what is definitely not on Steph's. It's a season of food and excess and we get right into it before we check in on Steph's feminist book club and Candice's Stephen King project. Books In the House In the
The times and the building, they are a-changing! This month's recording is being brought to you by the eBar, upstairs, rather than the floor of the bookstore, thanks to some major building upheaval. We cover how we remember stories, how we tell
Books Christine by Stephen King Follow along with the Stephen King read through by checking this list, Stephen King Novels: Oldest to Newest. Movies Movies we've seen.. or maybe we haven't seen them? Maybe it's all the pop culture references. P
What is the nature of human courage and trauma? Just a tiny topic we end up chatting about thanks to some interesting reads this summer. Books The War That Ended Peace by Margaret MacMillan The Black Swan by Nassim Nicolas Taleb Dead Blondes an
Kids are out of school and looking for things to do, like sitting on their mom’s lap while she tries to record a podcast. Despite distractions from Steph’s kids and the construction happening in the Bookstore we managed to get at least 25 minut
Summer, everyone's favourite season to complain about how warm it is! Also a great season to get out of the heat and see some movies in the theatre! We got real regional talking about radio and television stations from our childhood. Books Is
The weather is warming up which means more outdoor music, at least it does to Steph and Candice! We get an update on shows they've both seen recently, some reading plans for the summer, and the usual coverage of whatever is on their mind! Books
We accidentally went directly to "Oh my gosh the sky is falling!" but we recovered quickly with Canadian music and old looking babies. This episode is jam packed with lots of book talk and event talk. There is so much happening in May at the Bo
It's Spring! Another time of renewal, we have so many fresh starts in a year. Steph and Candice talk about the importance of 80s culture and finding time to read around so much pressure to do things.  Books: The Art of Noticing by Rob Walker
We learn about both Candice and Steph's woo woo superstitions this month. There's nothing wrong with it folks, it's perfectly normal, and apparently so is evil. Books: Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by
After a month of deep cold Steph and Candice have lots to catch up on! As usual we go deep into dystopian novels and movies about music, with a side of teen melodrama as a palate cleanser. Movies: Groundhog Day, played over and over again on Fe
Steph decides to begin her year long documentation of every piece of media she consumes! And Candice spends most of the episode shilling for Spotify? Books The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures by Aaron Mahnke Is This Live by Christopher Ward
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