First Few Days of Torino 2006 – Olympic Outsider #1

photo by Robert @Scales
photo by Robert @Scales

Start the journey with: First Few Days of Torino 2006 – Olympic Outsider #1 (.mp3, 51:12)

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.

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Canada Place Walkaround ~ Choogle On! #21

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.

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Latvian (or Danish) ship at Canada place

flying high on a rainy day
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Talking Picasso and Snowboarding at the Ice Rink ~ Choogle On! #20

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.

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Henry Going to Galicia from the Woodshed – Postcard #26

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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).

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Superbowl Special with Speculations – Canucks Outsider #23

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.

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12th man
self-pic by Dan Funboy

 

Curiosity in Rainstorms from the Woodshed – Postcard #25

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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.

No umbrella needed for: Curiosity in Rainstorms from the Woodshed – Postcard #25 (11:00, .mp3, 12MB)

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Belize and Bookshelf Observations at the Woodshed – Postcard #24

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Go on a trip for this next Woodshed session, again Bill Lenker on guitar and singing, and Dave busting some narrative about items on a bookshelf and reminiscing about Caye Caulker, Belize.

Runaway to a Caye for: Belize and Bookshelf Observations at the Woodshed – Postcard #24 (7:22, 7MB, .mp3)

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Temporary Lighthouses from the Woodshed – Postcard #23

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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.

Light the signal lamp for: Temporary Lighthouses from the Woodshed – Postcard #23 (7:50, 7MB, .mp3)
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Considering Vancouver Cobblestones from the Woodshed – Postcard #22

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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.

Watch your step on: Considering Vancouver Cobblestones from the Woodshed – Postcard #22 (4:34, 4MB, .mp3)

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Cascadia Starlight in a Woodshed Session – Postcard #21

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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.

All aboard for: Cascadia Starlight in a Woodshed Session – Postcard #21 (11:48, 5MB, .mp3)

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