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Links31 Aug 2010

My new favorite CBC program is The Late Show, and it kind of snuck up on me. Each episode is a thirty-minute obituary of a recently deceased Canadian, in the form of interviews with people who knew them, and narrated by Gordon Pinsent. Getting Pinsent was a bit of inspired casting: his steady stage actor’s voice creates just the right tone.

I can’t say I expected to be an avid listener to a show about the lives (and deaths) of “deceivingly ordinary” people, but I’ve caught three or four episodes now and each time I’ve been riveted.

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  1. 05 Sep 2010 at 5:10 pm judith scrmger

    Me too. I just heard my first episode about an artist and mother (halifax as well). I think her name was something like Gwen K…something or other. She founded Spots Pots. I was in the car and couldn’t stop listening, so sat there with tears welling up especially when the son talked about his mother. I didn’t know they were all done about the deceased. I will try to tune in now.

  2. 10 Sep 2010 at 6:12 pm Katherine Belyea

    Sounds fascinating! Added to my podcast RSS feed list.

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