Friday July 07, 2017
Stop everything and listen to these new podcast releases
Podcasts featured this week:
Full Canadian Broadcast Version:
1. Every Little Thing
Have you ever considered how your office plant got into your office? Producer Christine Driscoll meets an alleyway plant dealer who fills us in on the underground plant industry. Full episode link here.
3. Classic Showbiz
Moms Mabley is a stand-up icon who started during the civil rights movement. But it took her a long time to rise to fame. Why? Mabley was one of the first stand up comics who was female, black, and gay. Full episode link here.
4. Secrets of the Fifth Estate
Host Gillian Findlay delves into the community of Cross Lake, Manitoba to find out why there is such a high rate of suicide among Indigenous youth. Full episode link here.
Is there such thing as a gay wizard? Harry Potter author J.K Rowling says yes. Her character Albus Dumbledore is gay. But hosts Kathy Tu and Tobin Low look beyond the pages of the book to see if Rowling deserves the accolades she gets for how she wrote this character. Full episode link here.