Episode 30: Julie Rohr Part 2

  In no specific order: Julie and I talk about the ‘D’ word, journalism, connecting to people you can’t connect to, understanding, being brought up religious, giving yourself grace, and even though you have cancer you still have to be a parent. This conclusion of the two-parter is a doozie. If you haven’t listened to…

The UnDad Podcast EP 17: Jana O’Connor PT 1

As the Etruscans put it, this one was a doozy. Join me and Jana O’Connor as we cover everything from antiquated idioms to how to butt in line at the dentist (and everything in between). We talked so long that I had to cut it in two. I had to cut it in two because…

The UnDad Podcast EP 15: His Dumbledore is shit

Garglemax handles the heavy lifting while I talk shop with Dave Breakenridge, the Managing Editor of the Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun, and Edmonton Examiner. Topics covered: Helicopter parents, swearing, ADHD, Harry Potter readings in character, the 10/3 Podcast, columnists as journalists, and where not to get a tattoo. This episode is powered by ATB and sponsored by…

Journalism

Today sucked for many reasons. A lot of my journalist friends lost their jobs. An industry I worked for (and still sort of do) really showed its age. A city lost a great dearth of its intellectual soldiery. And all in the matter of hours. Act 1 When I started my parental leave from the Edmonton Examiner (which…