Tag Archives: humour

Write Reads #67 Unless by Carol Shields

Welcome to Tania’s birthday party! Woo hoooo! This podcast was recorded on the actual anniversary of Tania’s arrival on this plane of existence. It gets pretty wild. Have a listen and enjoy. Other books discussed in this podcast: Far From … Continue reading

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Write Reads #62 Boy Wonders by Cathal Kelly

We are so delighted to have Naomi from Consumed by Ink joining us to discuss the 2019 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, Boy Wonders by Cathal Kelly. We delve into lots of stuff in this one. We look forward to … Continue reading

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Write Reads #58 French Exit

As we enter the final countdown to the Giller Awards, here is our discussion about one of the nominees. We hope you enjoy it in spite of some very minor technical problems in the podcast. We have a good laugh, … Continue reading

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Write Reads #53 Crying For The Moon by Mary Walsh

Read the book? Haven’t read the book? Curious? On the fence? Just plain nosy? Listen to this podcast. Tell us how you feel about it. Or, don’t. It’s up to you. You will get to hear Tania make everybody uncomfortable … Continue reading

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Write Reads #51 The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz by Mordecai Richler

Welcome back, gang! Here is our Canadian Literature Classic. We hope you enjoy our discussion. Do you lean more towards Tania’s reading of the novel or Kirt’s? If Duddy is the apprentice then who is his mentor? Let us know. … Continue reading

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VDSC Update the Second

Middlemarch: Done! Something that I thought was going to be a drudgery turned out to be a thoroughly enjoyable experience. I was sad when it ended. That’s saying something when you’re talking about an eight hundred and thirty eight page … Continue reading

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Write Reads #19 King Leary by Paul Quarrington with Guest Host, Rick from Another Book Blog @BlogAnotherBook

The Smidgling and Kirt welcome yet another guest host to the podcast, Rick from Another Book Blog, to discuss King Leary. What do we talk about? What don’t we talk about? The dearth of male book bloggers. Hockey. Humour. Canadian … Continue reading

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Write Reads #18 The Best Laid Plans by Terry Fallis

Kirt’s June pick, the merits and flaws of democracy, Tania’s immorality, and Canadian federal politics are discussed vigorously in this installment.  The discourse becomes so heated that Tania requested that some of her inflammatory comments be edited out entirely! Who … Continue reading

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