• Now Playing on CBC Radio

  • change

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.

Updated: Weekly
Download episodes from this podcast for: 3 years
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/seatatthetable

Subscribe:

Featured Podcast

Chapter 1: Not if, how

A drunken tarot card reading returns Michelle to 1999, when she first met The Scientist (soon to be The Husband) and all was filled with promise.

To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Chapter 1: Not if, how
[mp3 file: runs 00:19:39]

Featured Podcast

Making the leap to Canada

What's it really like for people building a new life in Canada?

To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Making the leap to Canada
[mp3 file: runs00:54:39]

Featured Podcast

Explainer: North Korea's nukes

North Korean nuclear threat could lead to long term climatic consequences.

To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Explainer: North Korea's nukes
[mp3 file: runs00:54:46]

Featured Podcast

Narcos location scout murder

Journalist Diana Washington Valdez says the murder of Carlos Muñoz Portal might have been prevented if Netflix had done more to ensure his safety.

To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Narcos location scout murder
[mp3 file: runs00:49:07]

All podcast episodes

Use the links below to download a file.

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.

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

Download Brett Kissel; Parents and pot
[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.'

Download Reflections on Charlottesville; The "Bitchy Boss" Double Standard
[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.

Download Kimberley Manning on raising a trans child; Kids and cellphones
[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.

Download The future of the news anchor; Covering Trump
[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.

Download Grandmaster Flash; The glorification of failure
[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.

Download Corey Hart; Are you the favourite child?
[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.

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

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

Download Jennifer Brodeur: Oprah and Michelle Obama's skin guru
[mp3 file: runs 00:31:06]


Seat at the Table preview

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

Download Seat at the Table preview
[mp3 file: runs 00:02:20]