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Have some fun “re-casting” movies with REPODCASTING

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  • It’s tough to come up with a more succinct description of Repodcasting than that contained in its impossibly catchy theme song:

    Have you ever watched a movie and wondered why,

    They cast that woman, or that guy?

    Well, here’s our chance to give it a try,

    We’re Repodcasting.

    The show is hosted by two cousins: Lucia Juliao, who lives in Calgary, and Janet Debrito, who lives in Toronto. Every month, they pick a movie that just didn’t seem to have the right people on screen, and suggest some better choices.

    As an added twist, they also find a role for Tony Danza in every film the consider. Why not? As Juliao says, it’s fun and silly, and a wonderful way to pass the time. They’ve known each other their whole lives, so their chemistry is great — no need to recast this podcast!

    Let’s learn a little more about the Calgary cousin behind Repodcasting:

    What is your podcast about and why did you choose that topic?

    A. We recast famous movies with our dream casts. We wanted to do this because it is fun, and because there are many movies with bad casting.

    What podcasts do you listen to and why?

    A. R U Talkin’ REM Re: Me?, Threedom, Comedy Bang! Bang!, This American Life. They are super funny or have great storytelling.

    Why do you think people enjoy podcasts?

    A. Podcasts are an interesting medium in that they’re not highly regulated. Anyone can start a podcast about whatever they want (pretty much). I love listening to them while driving, doing laundry, cooking, etc. You can listen to them while you do other (often tedious) things.

    Q. Do you have any unusual hobbies or talents that may surprise your listeners?

    I can sing every word to Yakko’s World.

    If you could have any guest on your show, who would you ask and why? 

    A. Ryan Gosling because he’s a nice, Canadian boy.

    What has been your favourite episode so far and why?

    A. My favourite episode is 3: The Girl on the Train, (click link to listen) because it is so fun to listen to.

    Be sure to connect with Repodcasting on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

    Over the next several weeks, Todayville will introduce you to members of the Alberta Podcast Network, so you can invite even more Alberta-made podcasts into your ears! You can find Repodcasting and dozens of other shows at albertapodcastnetwork.com.

    About Alberta Podcast Network

    The Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB, is on a mission to:

    • Help Alberta-based podcasters create podcasts of high quality and reach larger audiences;
    • Foster connections among Alberta-based podcasters;
    • Provide a powerful marketing opportunity for local businesses and organizations.

    Alberta Podcast Network Ltd. is pursuing this mission with funding from ATB Financial and support from other sponsors.


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    Nothing stops the Loyal Company of the River Valley

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  • Imagine loving a team so much that you do a podcast about it. And then the team folds. What do you do?

    If you’re soccer fans Nathan Terlesky and Adam Huber, you keep going. Your show, called Loyal Company of the River Valley, goes on. You get involved in the movement to resurrect FC Edmonton, and you campaign to get it into the new Canadian Premier League. You push ticket sales, and you help start a new supporters group, and you keep the flame alive until your team is on the pitch again.

    With their cry of “Fear no foe!” these guys are fierce (but nice) fans. And they can’t wait until spring comes, when FC Edmonton will start battling Calgary’s Cavalry FC and the rest of the teams in the new league.

    Let’s learn a little more about Loyal Company of the River Valley, via co-host Terlesky:

    What will people get out of listening to your podcast?

    A. I believe that we offer an unique perspective on both Canadian soccer and FC Edmonton. We have been able to bring in a variety of interesting and meaningful guests. I think people will gain a new appreciation for the sport, and the local impact, through our podcast.

    How did you meet your co-host?

    A. Adam and I met in 2011 through our love of soccer. We joined the same supporters group, and after several years, ended up leaving that group and becoming closer friends. We started the podcast shortly after, and have been podcasting together for over three years now.

    If you could have any guest on your show, who would you ask?

    A. Someone higher up in Canada soccer would be amazing, like John Herdman, coach of the national team. We have been very fortunate in having several players, staff and coaches on over the years.

    Why do you think people enjoy podcasts

    A. Podcasts allow people to find engaging hosts and a wide variety of topics that you might not find on traditional radio.

    Write your own epitaph — what would it say?

    A. Always ready to kick a ball or drink a pint.

    What has been your favourite episode so far?

    A. My personal favourite was our interview with Tim Adams and Leah Cavanagh from Free Footie. They were very humble people, despite having run a very successful program for youth for years.

     

    Be sure to connect with Loyal Company of the River Valley on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

    Each week Todayville will introduce you to members of the Alberta Podcast Network, so you can invite even more Alberta-made podcasts into your ears! You can find Loyal Company of the River Valley and dozens of other shows at albertapodcastnetwork.com.

    About Alberta Podcast Network

    The Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB, is on a mission to:

    • Help Alberta-based podcasters create podcasts of high quality and reach larger audiences;
    • Foster connections among Alberta-based podcasters;
    • Provide a powerful marketing opportunity for local businesses and organizations.

    Alberta Podcast Network Ltd. is pursuing this mission with funding from ATB Financial and support from other sponsors.

    Listen to more podcasts right here on Todayville.

     


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    Take your pick from Calgary podcasting machine

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  • Kyle Marshall is a man of many podcasts, three of which are on the Alberta Podcast Network, and all of which reveal different facets of this talented fellow.

    Assumptions, which has the longest tenure, features a respectful conversation between Marshall, an atheist, and his friend Daniel Melvill Jones, a Christian. As Marshall says, they “choose to listen and not yell,” even though their world views are very different.

    Creative Block grew out of Marshall’s business, Media Lab YYC, a central hub for digital creation in Calgary. He interviews artists and creative entrepreneurs about where they’ve been, what they’re doing now, and where they want to be in the future.

    Putting It Together is Marshall’s passion project, in which he explores the entire body of work of Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, show by show and song by song. It’s the kind of show he wanted to listen to, and when he couldn’t find it, he made it himself.

    Let’s learn a little more about the Renaissance man behind these three podcasts:

    Q. What will people get out of listening to your podcast?

    A. With Assumptions, the topics can be heavy, but there is a lightness to it. Laughing happens often.

    On Creative Block, I have a genuine curiosity and am not above asking “stupid” questions so that I can better understand people. Also other people’s stories are fascinating in beautiful and unexpected ways.

    Putting It Together gets into the history of shows, why certain words and phrases were used, and then why that impacts the guest that I have on to discuss a song.

    Q. What is the most interesting comment you’ve received from a listener?

    A. From an Assumptions listener: “After two seasons, I feel like I know you both. So, I’m sorry for not introducing myself sooner. I’m shy about meeting my favorite authors and speakers since I don’t want to ruin the illusion of a two-way relationship that I know we don’t have.”

    Q. How did you meet your co-host?

    A. Creative Block and Putting It Together are solo efforts, but for Assumptions, Daniel and I were co-workers… We then, with another mutual friend, began a movie night where three guys would watch artsy movies. The conversations we would have after those viewings blossomed into what is now Assumptions.

    Q. If you could have any guest on your show, who would you ask and why?

    A. For Assumptions, the Pope or the Dalai Lama would be fun to have. Not sure if they do many podcasts, though. Also podcaster Dylan Marron or theologian Timothy Keller.

    On Creative Block, a YouTuber I’m very fond of is Andrew Huang. I’d love to talk with Mark Zuckerberg just to pick his brain and also ask him why he chose to ruin North America.

    For Putting It Together, I mean, Stephen Sondheim himself would be a pretty good get. I’d also love the chance to speak to Patti Lupone, Bernadette Peters, or Angela Lansbury. All of them have been in multiple Sondheim shows and I think they would have great insights.

    Q. Do you have any unusual hobbies or talents that may surprise your listeners?

    A. I grew up on a farm and was in 4H for 10 years. So I can raise a steer and show it off in a ring for judges.

    Q. Why do you think people enjoy podcasts?

    A. Roger Ebert wrote that the best of movies were empathy machines. I think the same can be said about podcasts, only they can be more powerful…. With podcasts, you need to use your imagination for what they are talking about, and you start to gain a relationship with the host or hosts. It’s a medium that has a communal feeling even though you are listening to it (mostly) by yourself.

    Q. What has been your favourite episode so far?

    A. My favourite Assumptions episode is I’m Going to Die Alone (which is part of Season 2 on love and relationships).

    My favourite Creative Block so far has been the very first, with Tony Grimes. It totally changed my perception of what the show was going to be. I guess that’s what happens when you discover your guest’s dad was a clown.

    My favourite episode of Putting It Together is I Feel Pretty. My guest was a high school drama teacher who put on West Side Story last year. She brought on two of her students and they completely surprised me — they were engaged, thoughtful, and showed great empathy for the characters and their teacher. I then made it sound a bit more like a audio documentary by getting sounds of the school, and recording a bit of a rehearsal that I could layer into my intro.

    Be sure to connect with Kyle Marshall and Media Lab YYC on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. You can also find Assumptions on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

    Each week, Todayville introduces you to members of the Alberta Podcast Network, so you can invite even more Alberta-made podcasts into your ears! You can find Putting It Together, Creative Block, Assumptions and dozens of other shows at albertapodcastnetwork.com.

    The Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB, is on a mission to:
    Help Alberta-based podcasters create podcasts of high quality and reach larger audiences;
    Foster connections among Alberta-based podcasters;
    Provide a powerful marketing opportunity for local businesses and organizations.
    Alberta Podcast Network Ltd. is pursuing this mission with funding from ATB Financial and support from other sponsors.


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