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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Release Date: 06/03/2020

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Steph and Candice check in again on how life, work and entertainment is going during work from home times. Hint, it's a lot of television watching, way more than usual Listen along to hear what they've been watching, reading and maybe eating! Books by Mardi McConnochie by Omar El Akkad by Sarah Perry by Stephen King by Stephen King by Rebecca Tucker Links Movie commentary with friends from Candice's podcast, Read what Stephen King thought of , villain of Misery.  Timestamps 00:33 Intro 01:30 Missing movies with friends 05:50 Choosing what movies to watch 06:50 The Outer Limits...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

It will be a Mother's Day weekend to remember, and it's not because of the snow predicted to land in Southern Ontario over the weekend! You can't take your mom out for dinner or to see a movie this year, but you can treat your mom to puzzles, games, books, and wine! Or a Psycho movie marathon if you've got that type of mom (Candice does!) Books by Stephen King by Grady Hendrix by Grady Hendrix by Grady Hendrix by Sady Doyle by Roxanne Gay by Caitlin Starling by Hampton Fancher by Josh Berk and Saundra Mitchell by Summer Rachel Short by Sigmund Brouwer Movies - 70s serial killer...

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Hey everyone, we are back! If you thought the store closed to the public and working from home would keep us from recording, you were almost right. It took us a bit longer to find the time we could connect but here we are. We check in with each other, chat about popular reads for strange times, and coping mechanisms. Now that we are all staying home all the time, we want to know either what you miss most or what you have found you don't miss at all. Let us know by email at Books by Viktor E Frankl is back on The Bookshelf's best seller list! First published in 1959 by Eyal Kless by Caitlin...

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**Recorded before major public impacts of social distancing to slow down COVID-19 transmission started  March Break is coming up and Steph and family have some fun and events planned. Also included are some updates about the cinema, the "death" of live music and the questionable way Stephen King approaches racism in his characters. Movies - March 13 - 19 - March 14 - 19 Books by Louisa May Alcott by Anita Frank by Eyal Kless and - the nonfiction by Stephen King Links reddit board - not necessarily safe for work causing indie theatres across Canada to scramble for content. to...

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After an extra week apart Steph and Candice had more than usual to catch up on. Movie awards season is all wrapped up and we know what movies are worthy now. And both Steph and Candice started the new year reading books outside their usual niche. Movies  Second run theatres like the Bookshelf struggle to schedule a regular calendar because sometimes first run theatres (like Cineplex) choose to keep playing a film long past their release date. This month , playing Feb 3 - 18 , playing Feb 28 - Mar 7 , playing Feb 7 - 17 Books by Chuck Wendig by Rick Yancey by Stephen King by Brian...

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Resolutions! What are yours? Steph and Candice chat about theirs, including learning new skills, maintaining course and doing the boring duties of being an adult. Our wish for you - do the things you want to do with your free time. And always, more books, more movies, and more music! Books by John Milton by Terry Pratchett by Alex Haley by Jeanette Winterson by Laird Hunt by Dale Bailey by Jennifer McMahon by Melanie Golding by Waubgeshig Rice by Jeanette Winterson by Mary Shelley by Elton John by Debbie Harry by Rohinton Minstry Candice's Stephen King Project update: Finished...

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Find out what is on Candice's rider and what is definitely not on Steph's. It's a season of food and excess and we get right into it before we check in on Steph's feminist book club and Candice's Stephen King project. Books by Laird Hunt by Joy Press by Pam Grossman by Robyn Doolittle by Stephen King, the palate cleanser which follows Pet Sematary by Terry Pratchett Game of Thrones Series by Wheel of Time Series by Links Dolly Parton's America - a podcast --- Find all of our past episodes at  Please leave us a  and subscribe using your podcatcher of choice. Follow the...

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The times and the building, they are a-changing! This month's recording is being brought to you by the eBar, upstairs, rather than the floor of the bookstore, thanks to some major building upheaval. We cover how we remember stories, how we tell our own stories, and loads of speaking events happening at the store this month. Events The Massey Lecturer on November 5th Kim Anderson and Renee Mishake launching the book on November 16th in the eBar Chris Earley launching his book on November 18th in the eBar Robyn Doolittle launching her book on November 19th in the ebar Adventurer Adam Shoalts...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Books by Stephen King Follow along with the Stephen King read through by checking this list, . Movies Movies we've seen.. or maybe we haven't seen them? Maybe it's all the pop culture references. Pulp Fiction, Fight Club, Forrest Gump, The Maltese Falcon, Lost Highway, Godzilla (2019) Celebrate Steph and Candice's favourite holiday by going to see Links Letterboxd - - the book bus Steph found while in Kelowna Don't forget you can order books directly from the website! Save on shipping costs in Guelph and still get it same day. , first Tuesday of every month at the Guelph Public Library ,...

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What is the nature of human courage and trauma? Just a tiny topic we end up chatting about thanks to some interesting reads this summer. Books by Margaret MacMillan by Nassim Nicolas Taleb by Sady Doyle  by Stacey Halls by Joanne Ramos by Stephen King by Stephen King by Margaret Atwood Links , Youtube Channel critiquing Buffy the Vampire Slayer , first Tuesday of every month at the Guelph Public Library , be a part of making the Bookshelf accessible to everyone in Guelph!   --- Find all of our past episodes at  Please leave us a  and subscribe using your...

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More Episodes

Steph and Candice check in again on how life, work and entertainment is going during work from home times.

Hint, it's a lot of television watching, way more than usual

Listen along to hear what they've been watching, reading and maybe eating!

Books

The Flooded Earth by Mardi McConnochie

American War by Omar El Akkad

Melmoth by Sarah Perry

Misery by Stephen King

Tommyknockers by Stephen King

A Matter of Taste by Rebecca Tucker

Links

Movie commentary with friends from Candice's podcast, 100% Candice

What is Cli-Fi? 

Read what Stephen King thought of Annie Wilkes, villain of Misery. 

Timestamps

00:33 Intro

01:30 Missing movies with friends

05:50 Choosing what movies to watch

06:50 The Outer Limits reboot of the 90s

09:10 The X-Files conspiracy theory

10:16 Telling stories through years long series

14:30 Role playing games and playing characters outside yourself

19:03 How we communicate in audio without visual cues

22:00 How our reality is different from the tropes of sci fi

24:00 Giving people the nod while out for a walk

26:17 Reading updates

30:50 The Stephen King update

39:10 Steph realizes keeping a journal might be a positive thing, again.

43:45 Candice's accidental food industry book club 

48:50 Plea to support local businesses

49:46 What do live events and celebrations look like now?

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