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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Release Date: 08/07/2018

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Steph and Candice chat Fox Mulder, critical thinking skills and 20th and 21st century popular music. Books: by Andrew Grant Jackson Links: of The Cars Just What I Needed (opens a Youtube video) Strong Songs Podcast on Switched on Pop podcast Timestamps: 3:00 There was an anti-mask protest near the bookstore; empathy and critical thinking 7:56 Fox Mulder is not the hero you think he is 10:30 It's okay to not be okay, but how do we move forward 16:00 The importance of routine 22:00 Reading as a habit that shakes up your habit 26:50 Podcasts vs radio 30:00 Gen X talking about music these days...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

From Grady Hendrix to habit forming to bananas? It's not as wild a ride as this description would have you believe. Candice and Steph check in on recent books and authors and how to be intentional with our time. Books by Grady Hendrix by Grady Hendrix by Stephen King by Fumio Sasaki Links by Grady Hendrix Timestamps 00:00 Intro and check in with Steph and Candice - what's new, what are you doing once businesses re-open a bit 08:16 Steph talks about books she's read and whether or not she can recommend them 09:45 Let's talk Grady Hendrix  21:00 What did women socially do before the...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Welcome to 2021! Steph and Candice do a mini year in review for 2020 and talk about the music and movies and restaurants they missed and the books and television and home cooking they didn't miss. Books edited by Hans-Ake Lilja by Stephen King Movies Midsommar - and how we relate to it now https://twitter.com/alexem/status/1339389665590185985 Links Spotify's business - Lilja's Library, a Stephen King fansite - Stephen King Ranked -   Timestamps 01:45 We start with music 11:30 Moving on to television and streaming services 16:00 Home cooking 18:00 Stephen King book club - Steph has a...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Why do we read? To get away, to learn, to watch other people without guilt. Why do we write? Let's be honest, Steph and Candice come to no conclusions about these existential questions, but they try. Books The Stand, The Green Mile, Needful Things, Gerald's Game, Dolores Claiborne, Cell by Links Stephen King's accidental blindness on race - Timestamps 02:15 - What's NaNoWriMo? 07:00 - revisiting stories you already know 10:00 - taking time to think about what you are reading and watching 11:00 - The Stephen King Project 15:00 - Stephen King and the myth of meritocracy 22:00 - How our...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Halloween time has come around again... Steph and Candice take full advantage by chatting about spooky books and spooky tv shows. We also discuss whether or not people should be reading stories about the downfall of humanity, whether it be from viruses or robots. Books, television and other links - the proto crime podcast, as a television show of the 80s and 90s by Stephen King - the study described by the sociologist in the book, Glenn Bateman, is entirely fiction.  by Richard Matheson by Susanna Clarke  and the genre or rewriting classics with supernatural elements. , CFRU's...

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

After an accidental summer off from recording Steph and Candice are back, much like school and in-store shopping at The Bookshelf! That's right the bookstore is open to the public 7 days a week from 11am - 6pm. But not to worry, they are still offering delivery, and if you know exactly what you want please consider for either delivery or pick-up and limiting the number of people browsing the stacks. We are all in this together and doing what we can to support each other! Books by Stephen King by Grady Hendrix by Stephen King by Chuck Wendig by Stephen King by Glory Edim Also follow the...

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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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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

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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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

**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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Stay tuned for our special spoiler filled review of My Best Friend's Exorcism!

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