Olympic Outsider podcast featuring audio discourse and chatter the Winter Olympics sports with emphasis on Team Canada athletes – starting with coverage of Turin 2006.
In episode #1, Host Dave Olson is joined by “Sweatpants Mark” to discuss recent noteworthy performances and remarks about the TV and other media coverage. Topics include: Women’s moguls and half-pipe, Chinese figure skaters, Latvian fans, Long-track speed skating, and more.
Uncle Weed wanders around the Canada Place compound in the rain and tries to spark the last of a doob while gazing at a Latvian or Danish ship, Stanley Park, World Trade Centre and more rain o’er Burrard Inlet and diggin the Seabus.
While seeking refuge in the ice rink, Uncle Weed profers discource about about Picasso, Emily Carr, “classified items,” at the Vancouver Art Gallery plus ponders the meaning of art, Canadian Federal election, and other podcasts including Penmachine, Radio Zoom and the Krug and Scales show.
Contemplating the edge of the (then known to Western folks) Earth with Henry the Navigator in this sixth instalment of the Woodshed Session featuring Bill Lenker’s guitar stylings / singing and me wondering why he went out into the unknown instead of turning right (or even left).
Dave Thorvald is joined by Mark Sommer during half-time of the Seahawks’ big battle to talk about the horrible Superbowl officiating plus the Canucks’ recent wins versus Phoenix and Calgary and the Edmonton game. Topics include: Bertuzzi’s desire, Olympic speculation, faceoff woes, Latvian fans, vodka, Dave’s SLC 2002 photodiary, plus look ahead to games versus Blue Jackets, Blues and more.
The fifth Woodshed session choogles along with a free verse extravaganza with Bill Lenker playing on the guitar and singing in-betwixt as I spiel forth words, memories, ideas and rhymes – topics include George Washington bridge, Providence parks, postcards to friends, and going nowhere.
Rolling along with the Woodshed Sessions, here’s number 3 … again Bill Lenker’s guitar and songwriting/singing skills along with my free verse and lyrical snippets – this time about lighthouses, aspen trees and an insinuated scandalous incident.
The second Woodshed Session again features Bill Lenker on guitar and DaveO with free verse and lyrical snippets. This time, observations from a rainy night in Vancouver is the tangible topic – the intangibles are for you to determine.
A postcard from (along with the next few) the Steamboat Island woodshed with Bill Lenker’s guitar and vocals (see Postcard #13) dove-tailing with original free verse and lyrical works – fortified with spontaneous word-i-fication. First up in this series comes Bill’s song combined with my semi-rhymey verses about riding trains through Cascadia.