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Seat at the Table

 

Seat at the Table

Isabelle Racicot and Martine St. Victor live in a bilingual Canada with a finger on a global pulse. With their guests, they tackle what's brewing in media and pop culture.

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Download episodes from this podcast for: 3 years
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Defying the shut down of Norway's FM Radio service

In a world first, Norway has switched off its FM radio service — but not everyone is celebrating the move to digital.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:15]

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How to save an island

The National Film Board of Canada went to visit the island of Fogo, and interview people about their future.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:42]

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The biggest stories of 2017

What is it like to confront Harvey Weinstein or to be swept up by the 'antifa' movement?

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[mp3 file: runs00:53:01]

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A 20 year-old mystery

A well-liked couple are gunned down in a small, Alberta town. Twenty years later, the mystery still lingers.

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[mp3 file: runs00:22:25]

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In defense of Kaepernick; Chuck Hughes’s culinary world tour

The NFL season is days from kickoff and Colin Kaepernick is still out of a job. We talk about athletes who take a stand with former NBA player/activist Etan Thomas and John Bowman of the Montreal Alouettes; Chuck Hughes takes us on a culinary world tour.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:07]


Brett Kissel; Parents and pot

Musician Brett Kissel explains why country music is the most diverse genre in music today and why P.K. will never come back to Montreal; Is smoking pot as a parent any different from having a drink? We speak to 2 stoner parents who say it's all the same.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:40:06]


Reflections on Charlottesville; The "Bitchy Boss" Double Standard

Martine and Isabelle take the time to talk through their fears and anger after violent events in Charlottesville; Can a woman be a boss without being labelled a bitch? That's the question they tackle with Jen Agg, author of 'I Hear She's a Real Bitch.'

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[mp3 file: runs 00:32:19]


Kimberley Manning on raising a trans child; Kids and cellphones

Isabelle worries her 13-year-old son is too young for a cellphone, Martine argues for moderation. And ahead of the very first Canada Pride, they speak with Kimberley Manning about the challenges and gifts of raising a transgender child.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:36:36]


The future of the news anchor; Covering Trump

Martine and Isabelle invite three guests to debate whether TV news anchors still matter; Alex Panetta, CP's Washington correspondent, gives us an inside look at the daily challenges of covering Donald Trump's White House.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:40:40]


Grandmaster Flash; The glorification of failure

In 2007, a hip-hop group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for the very first time. We speak to the group's legendary DJ – Grandmaster Flash; Martine, Isabelle, and guest Ion Valiskakis discuss the glorification of failure.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:32:23]


Corey Hart; Are you the favourite child?

In a rare sit-down interview, 80s pop star Corey Hart reveals something you may not know about "Sunglasses at Night" and why he hasn't succumbed to the pitfalls of superstardom; Martine and Isabelle debate whether all parents have a favourite child.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:31:17]


Laura Wasser, Hollywood's divorce lawyer; Don't be a Gwyneth

When celebrity couples call it quits, they call Laura Wasser. She's teamed up with Canadian investor Alex Cohen to bring divorce to the online world; Martine and Isabelle take on successful women (Paltrow, Sandberg) who make other women feel bad.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:33:42]


Malcolm Gladwell on everything; Why Tiger Woods shouldn't apologize

Soon after launching Season 2 of his podcast Revisionist History, Malcolm Gladwell chats with Martine and Isabelle about everything from the state of journalism to privilege to the Beatles (not a fan); Martine makes the case against celebrity apologies.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:33:42]


Jennifer Brodeur: Oprah and Michelle Obama's skin guru

When it comes to their skin, Oprah, Michelle Obama, and Ava Duvernay trust one Canadian woman – Jennifer Brodeur. Martine and Isabelle sit down with the skin guru, and since it's our first show, they take a questionnaire so you can get to know them!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:31:06]


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Each week hosts Isabelle Racicot and Martine St-Victor and their guests tackle what's brewing in media and pop culture.

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