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Wednesday's show - links, info & music

We're literally phoning it in today, as we broadcast from payphones in downtown Ottawa, to draw attention to the CRTC's request for public comments on the future of payphones.

  • To send your comments to the CRTC about the future of payphones, go here
  • East India Company delivered takeout to us at a phone
  • We spoke to Operation Come Home about the importance of payphones to that organization; their number is 613-230-4663
  • CITIG is the organization looking at phones in emergency situations
  • Jason Tetro is the "germ guy"
  • Ian Tamblyn sang our phone booth song


Between 3 & 4:

  • "Old Ma Bell" by Downchild Blues Band, from the album It's Been So Long
  • "Phone Booth" by Kevin Fox, from the album Songs for Cello & Voice

Between 4 & 5:

  • "Memphis" by Chuck Berry
  • "Last Payphone in Parkdale" by Creaking Tree String Quartet, from the album Sundogs

Between 5 & 6:

  • "Hanging on the Telephone" by Blondie
  • Live performance from a Chelsea phone booth by Ian Tamblyn 



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