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Episode 41: Grimpen and Friends

This was fun! I got to play video games with a moon being (Grimpen) and his friend (Chris Nelson) and I wasn’t murdered nor was I consumed for nourishment by a moon being (Grimpen). Come, listen to us play a video game (Red Dead Redemption), or don’t! Here is the long description of just what… Read More ›

Episode 31: No biting

This bad boy goes off the rails in all the best ways possible. I chat with the hilariously enabling Christine Bruckmann (from Just another Edmonton mommy and  Alberta Mammas) about the new Alberta Museum, legalized marijuana, how much I hate lentils, being a crazy parent, and dealing with hate when blogging. This episode is powered… Read More ›

Episode 28: The good Witch of the true North

I catch up with Lindsey McNeill about what it is like to be adopted as an adult, how her and her mom are writing a book about the experience, and what it is like to be a screenwriter, producer, witch, and tarot card reader (and then she reads my tarot cards). Oh yeah, and here… Read More ›

The UnDad Podcast 22: Thus far in review with producer Andrew Paul

Having Andrew Paul as a producer is like having a wizard/scientist friend that, no matter how under the influence you are, supports your crazy ideas and helps bring them to life. So, yeah, of course I was going to pick his brain. Jesus. This episode is powered by ATB and sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network.  Thank you… Read More ›

The UnDad Podcast EP14: I’m still doing comedy

Ken Valgardson answers the phone for a ‘content over audio quality’ interview. We chat comedy, teaching, parenting, and child bowels. It truly is a magical time to be alive. This episode is powered by ATB and sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network.  Thank you to Andrew Paul and the Edmonton Community Foundation for the recording space and production help. Also,… Read More ›

The UnDad Podcast EP11: ‘Tis a fearful thing to love what death can touch

Interviews, soundscapes, and a twisted children’s fairytale that is most definitely not for children. Alternate title: The Supple People. Thank you to Andrew Paul and the Edmonton Community Foundation for the recording space and production help. Also, many thanks to the super talented Nathaniel Sutton (@defendtherhino) for the use of ‘Fugitive’ as a theme song. And hey, if you… Read More ›

The UnDad Podcast EP 8: I’m going to sing you guys a song

Cartoonist, journalist, and fatherist Chad Hukulak joins Team UnDad to talk about personal art, lying, and why one shouldn’t pay for their child’s first sexual experience. Find Master Hukulak’s body of work ‘End of the Earth’ as hosted by Gig City. Thank you to Andrew Paul and the Edmonton Community Foundation for the recording space and… Read More ›

The UnDad Podcast EP 7: Interlude

  This is Garglemax. The UnDad’s voice robot. There wasn’t going to be a podcast this week. But I was bored. So, I hacked into the UnDad’s phone and Google Home. Thank you to Defend the Rhino for adding some class to this cacophonous mash-up. Without further adieu, welcome to some random silliness.   Buy… Read More ›

The UnDad Podcast EP 5: Twitter pain in the ass

Part one of our interview with Kathleen Smith (@KikkiPlanet). We talk about coping with the death of a child, being an opinionated woman on social media, and public pooping. Thank you to Andrew Paul and the Edmonton Community Foundation for the recording space and production help. Also, many thanks to the super talented Nathaniel Sutton… Read More ›

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  • I couldn't help but laugh
    If this is my eulogy then consider me dead and smiling.   This episode is powered by ATB and sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network. Thank you to Andrew Paul and the Edmonton Community Foundation for the recording space and production help. Thanks to Caitlynn Legris for her recording and vocal talents for the new […]
  • Three made up things
    Three stories I'd like to tell. A western, an eulogy, and a parable.    This episode is powered by ATB and sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network. Thank you to Andrew Paul and the Edmonton Community Foundation for the recording space and production help. Thanks to Caitlynn Legris for her recording and vocal talents for […]
  • Bad Parents
     A collection of news stories on...you guessed it...bad parents. AND my thoughts on some of the topics. This will probably be a recurring theme. Would love to hear your thoughts.  This episode is powered by ATB and sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network. Thank you to Andrew Paul and the Edmonton Community Foundation for the […]
  • Japandrew
    Mr. Andrew Paul came back from visiting the land of the rising sun with a series of very good questions. He thought he'd ask me them. And more!   This episode is powered by ATB and sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network. Thank you to Andrew Paul and the Edmonton Community Foundation for the recording […]
  • BTS_TWT
    As a father to two kids who are under five years of age, I need to try new things. So, in this incarnation of The UnDad Podcast, I review several songs by the South Korean super boy band BTS. With the help from Twitter of course.  This episode is powered by ATB and sponsored by […]
  • Zoloft
    This is a step in the right direction.  This episode is powered by ATB and sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network. Thank you to Andrew Paul and the Edmonton Community Foundation for the recording space and production help. Thanks to Caitlynn Legris for her recording and vocal talents for the new intro intro. Also, many […]
  • Ghosts Jason Kenney
    Many moons ago, I sent out a weird messenger request to several friends. It was about ghosts. Well, today, the answers of Scott McGovern, Sam Varteniuk, and Angela Seehagen are brought to life...about ghosts! Also, I've added some Jason Kenney poems.  This episode is powered by ATB and sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network. Thank […]
  • Children's book reviews
    I do a lot of reading to my kids so I thought I'd go over some of my favourites (and least favourites) of out kid lit library. There is a little Sandra Boynton, Dr. Seuss, Moby Dick, Paw Patrol, and Beatrix Potter (with some others mingled in for taste). Main picture is from 'The Three […]
  • Question and Answer
    In this episode I answer questions about dreams, smells, hell, tell a tale about a really good stabber. All those who asked got answered. Take a listen! This episode is powered by ATB and sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network.  Thank you to Andrew Paul and the Edmonton Community Foundation for the recording space and production help. Thanks to […]
  • Grimpen and Friends
    This was fun! I got to play video games with a moon being (Grimpen) and his friend (Chris Nelson) and I wasn't murdered nor was I consumed for nourishment by a moon being (Grimpen). Come, listen to us play a video game (Red Dead Redemption), or don't! Here is the long description of just what […]

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