tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:/posts Talking Is Dead 2015-04-19T06:04:55Z Anthony Marco tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/840882 2015-04-19T06:04:55Z 2015-04-19T06:04:55Z Great White Fnord 232-1: The Circle

Adam and Anth dissect the first half of the latest Taco Bell epic "Breakfast Short Film" entitled Routine Republic. Queue up the video and follow along to this commentary track. There will plenty of stops and freeze frames in the middle.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/837541 2015-04-11T23:13:05Z 2015-04-11T23:13:05Z Canned Con Cast 09 - Some Kind of Ecstasy

On this cheese curd-filled episode... No whey! Whey.

Candice Wonders Where the Lions Are with Bruce Cockburn.

Anth has the Magic Power of Triumph in him.

Jason's listener submission of Marina Del Rey by Marc Jordan has us all chillin'.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/836404 2015-04-08T00:26:43Z 2015-04-08T00:26:44Z What's Left? 03 - The Nunziata Quotient

What's left on this episode?

Dave talks about the upcoming United Kingdom election.

Anth runs the history of federal political parties in Canada.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/832853 2015-04-03T23:12:25Z 2015-04-09T01:31:39Z The Prog Remains 00 - Waiter! There's a Prog in my soup.

Beta-testing a new Talking is Dead podcast/listening club for progressive rock. Comment below. Hit us up @talkingisdead @anthonymarco @bobgoyetche on Twitter.

Listening Homework: Genesis - Selling England by the Pound

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/828612 2015-03-30T15:21:59Z 2015-03-30T15:21:59Z Great White Fnord 17 - The Chip World Trilogy

A fun resource for Movie Operating System tropes.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/828607 2015-03-26T16:40:55Z 2015-04-01T07:20:15Z Drive Thru Diaries 07 - A Robust Balance of Cheese Sweats

On the menu this week, the boys serve up Dominos.

This week's soundtrack includes:

  • Dean Martin - Volaré
  • Johnny Cash - Ring of Fire
  • Norman Fox and the Rob Roys - Pizza Pie
  • Joe Dolce - Shaddup You Face

Remember to AVOID THE NOID!

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/826193 2015-03-22T16:55:19Z 2015-03-23T14:41:41Z Canned Con Cast 08 - The Five Bob Job

On the dial this week...

Anth drops the needle on Sweeney Todd's glam-rocking Roxy Roller.

Candice crossfades Doucette's just plain rocking Mama Let Him Play.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/822490 2015-03-16T06:26:07Z 2015-04-06T03:11:46Z What's Left? 02 - So-Creds Stabbing Hookers

This week's topics:

What if your province only had one Party and you weren't invited?

I'm just a bill, named with a penchant for propaganda.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/821940 2015-03-11T00:53:33Z 2015-03-11T00:53:33Z Great White Fnord 36 - Cube of Twine

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/817920 2015-03-06T17:01:42Z 2015-03-06T17:01:44Z Canned Con Cast 07 - You Want a Piece of My Heart

This week's spins...

Candice drops the needle on Loverboy's Working for the Weekend.

Anth cues up Max Webster's Blue River Liquor Shine.
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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/816261 2015-03-02T18:37:16Z 2015-03-02T20:20:20Z Drive Thru Diaries 06 - Hot Sauce on My Pleated Pants

On this week's menu we deconstruct the McDonald's breakfast.

Our songs from the parking lot include:

  • Tom Waits - Eggs and Sausage
  • Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me
  • The Beatles - I Am The Walrus
  • Men at Work - It's a Mistake
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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/814645 2015-02-27T04:42:08Z 2015-04-06T03:11:57Z What's Left? 01 - Just Watch Us

Your barely informed, barely sober, barely tolerable look at Canadian politics.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/812476 2015-02-24T03:45:10Z 2015-02-28T23:30:11Z Great White Fnord 116 - The Positivity People

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/812471 2015-02-20T07:54:00Z 2015-02-20T07:54:00Z Canned Con Cast 06 - Rough Trades and Boys Brigades

On this episode...

Anth gets his 80s on with the Geddy Lee produced Melody by Boys Brigade.

Candice breaks confidentiality with Rough Trade's High School Confidential.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/811132 2015-02-15T23:36:01Z 2015-02-15T23:36:01Z Drive Thru Diaries 05 - The Secret Life of Richard Gravy

On this week's menu, the hunter gatherers order up some Kentucky Fried Chicken. You can call it KFC all you want, but the F still stands for FRIED!

This episode's Parking Lot Playlist:

Frankie Valli - Grease
Deep Purple - Kentucky Woman
Michael Johnson - Bluer than Blue
Little Feat - Dixie Chicken
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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/806713 2015-02-11T01:58:58Z 2015-02-11T01:58:59Z Great White Fnord 174 - Dream a Little Dream

What if you saw the man on the ice floe?

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/806132 2015-02-03T02:01:03Z 2015-02-03T02:01:03Z Canned Con Cast 05 - Swooning on the Salt Flats

On this episode... 

Candice swoons over Dan Hill and Vonda Shepard's Can't We Try.

Anth hits the Salt Flats of Nevada with Ian Thomas' Pilot.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/802212 2015-01-28T05:46:35Z 2015-01-28T05:46:37Z Drive Thru Diaries 04 - The Shake Machine is Broken

This feast includes consideration of the razor thin beef and Jamocha shakes of Arby's!

Side dish songs include:

Little River Band - Lady

Stone Temple Pilots - Meatplow

E.L.O. - Don't Bring Me Down

Meat Loaf - Two Out of Three Ain't Bad

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/798208 2015-01-23T02:16:28Z 2015-02-04T04:52:22Z Canned Con Cast 04 - Carry Me Home

On this installment...

Anth sees a full moon over Memphis with Prism's Armageddon.

Candice makes a play at Doug and the Slugs' Making it Work.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/798206 2015-01-19T06:27:49Z 2015-01-19T06:27:49Z Great White Fnord 02 - We Hate Isms

In which Adam and Anthony talk order & chaos and end up in a conversation about cultures they just don't understand.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/793606 2015-01-13T19:28:43Z 2015-01-18T05:07:10Z Canned Con Cast 03 - Drink Up and Drown

This episode Candice casts for Northern Pikes in Teenland.

Anth pulls the pin and lobs General Hand Grenade by Trooper.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/792302 2015-01-09T01:47:50Z 2015-01-09T01:47:50Z Drive Thru Diaries 03 - Glitter Biscuits

This week Jason does breakfast thru Chic-fil-A and gets take out at Swiss Chalet.

The parking lot soundtrack includes:

The Blues Brothers - Rubber Biscuit
Supertramp - Breakfast in America
Yes - The Gates of Delerium
Rufus Thomas - Do the Funky Chicken
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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/791163 2015-01-06T19:01:02Z 2015-01-06T19:01:02Z Great White Fnord 59 - Pageantry in Punditry

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/789444 2015-01-02T04:42:28Z 2015-01-02T04:42:28Z Canned Con Cast 02 - You Think I'm Dumb and Blind

On our second episode of revisiting some of our fav Canadian rock of the late-70s/early-80s...

Anthony travels down the QEW to Toronto to Even the Score.

Candice travels down Highway 6 to Hamilton and says Let's Shake with Teenage Head.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/789214 2014-12-30T08:02:33Z 2014-12-30T08:02:34Z Cereal - The Lucky Charms

From This Sugar-Coated Life and "WCRL in the Morning" it's Cereal one breakfast story told bowl by bowl.
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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/784399 2014-12-22T09:00:33Z 2014-12-22T09:00:33Z Drive Thru Diaries 02 - Eat Your Feelings

This episode goes old-fashioned with Wendy's and features the following parking lot tracks for your gorging enjoyment:

The Association - Windy
Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run
Chicago - Hard Habit to Break
Three Dog Night - Old Fashioned Love Song
Deep Purple - Burn

PLUS: another "Behind the Greasy Curtain" Story from Jason

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/783319 2014-12-15T01:52:43Z 2014-12-15T01:52:43Z Great White Fnord 23 - Interstellar Conception

Adam and Anthony discuss holiday blockbusters to the holiday season in general.
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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/779613 2014-12-08T04:18:20Z 2014-12-08T04:18:21Z Drive Thru Diaries 01 - Napkins Man!

The first episode of yet another Talking is Dead interstitial podcast as Jason (@upinthisbrain) and Anthony discuss the wonder and allure of the fast food drive-thru and the soundtrack that goes into making window food a satisfying experience.

Today's Menu:

  • Taco Bell

Today's Soundtrack:

  • Jose Feliciano - Feliz Navidad
  • Freddy Fender - When the Next Teardrop Falls
  • WAR - Cisco Kid
  • Jose Feliciano - Chico and the Man
  • Ween - Buenos Tardes Amigo
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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/775222 2014-12-01T02:45:48Z 2014-12-01T02:45:48Z Canned Con Cast 01 - Don't Mess Around with a Guy in Shades

On the inaugural episode of this new Talking is Dead production...

Candice reminisces on pouty heartthrob Corey Hart's Sunglasses at Night.

Anth goes Canadian barroom blues with David Wilcox's Hot Hot Papa.

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tag:talkingisdead.com,2013:Post/774254 2014-11-24T02:50:59Z 2014-11-24T02:50:59Z Great White Fnord 00 - Occluded Fronts

Anthony Marco (@anthonymarco) and Adam Gratrix (@transpondency) discuss what their new podcast (Great White Fnord) might be about in a method that will probably not be unlike their podcast to be.

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