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The Irrelevant Show

 

The Irrelevant Show

From the frustrations of daily life, to the absurdities of pop culture, to absurd flights of fancy, you never know where the Irrelevant Show will take you next. Award-winning comedy recorded before a live audience in Edmonton.

Updated: Saturdays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/irrelevantshow/

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Climate change and wildfires

Wildfires are putting the residents of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan at risk as climate change creates warmer and drier conditions.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]

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A handbag out of dead cat?

Artist and taxidermist Claire Third created this "glamourpuss" purse from a dead cat she found on the side of the road.

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[mp3 file: runs00:56:19]

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Connecting with Alzheimer's

Hear how to build a meaningful loving relationship with someone who has Alzheimer's disease.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

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Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans.

Cigarette packaging is about to lose volume in the U.K. and in France. And Canada is moving closer to parallel these regulations.

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[mp3 file: runs00:19:21]

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Boxing Day Carol, Pick a Hemsworth, Lozenge Heights, Man Returns 3 Beers, Call Drop and more

Scrooge visited by three spirits who teach him true meaning of Boxing Day. Movie fan to Hollywood: pick a Hemsworth Chris or Liam. And man demands refund on first two beers in six-pack, claiming they didn’t work as advertised.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:29]


Self-appointed Martyrs, Russ Howard Song, Scones, Casual Hang and more.

Self-appointed martyr honoured for saving TV finale until partner can watch too. Russ Howard’s curling prowess and foghorn voice inspire Tom Jones style song. And a woman who’s never seen a scone before unable to believe she’s supposed to eat that thing.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:28]


Alien Heartbreakers of Malorkia, Fit Bit Song, E-meal.

Earth’s leaders terrified that alien invaders will turn us into country music planet. Fit Bit getting really sick of being lied to by owner. And e-meals take vaping to the next level.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:28]


Mom Downloads a Podcast, Gitch or Gotch, Crazy Socks, Fruit Fly, Boyfriend with Benefits Song and more.

Son makes heroic attempt to talk Mom through downloading a podcast. Man sincerely believes colourful socks demonstrate how fun and creative he is. And ‘gitch’ or ‘gotch’ controversy tears family apart.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:28]


Dad Message, Spaguana, Phantom of Rexall Place, Too Tired to be Bad Song and more.

Dad forgets what century it is, leaves voice mail message. Pet lizards and reptiles receive spa pampering at Spaguana. Phantom of the Opera becomes obnoxious hockey dad in Phantom of Rexall Place.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:31]


Batman, Vasectomy Song, Sensory Deprivation Tank, I Love Jar Jar and more.

Newcomer to Gotham can’t understand why guy dressed as bat is considered scary. Man who yearned for peace of sensory deprivation tank panics after 15 seconds without his phone. And a song about the snip.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:28]


Tiny Moose Lake Chronicles, Ethel Merman Lullabies, Failure Movie Trailer.

Town’s entire self-worth at stake as 9-year-old hockey players face 9-year-olds from other town. Ethel Merman releases poorly advised album of lullabies. And honest movie trailer prepares viewer for series of letdowns.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:28]


Our first show in Kelowna! Fun Kelowna Facts, Darth Vader Performance Review, Bobsleigh Conversaton, Vegas Trip, Montreal Song and more.

Mayor of Kelowna Colin Basran presents fun facts about city’s best and worst features. Bobsleigh competitor in midst of race decides time is right for heart-to-heart conversation with teammate. H.R. guy asks Darth Vader to consider killing fewer minions

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:28]


Stuart McLean’s Vancouver, Tiny House, Tax Song, Canadian Serial, Panda Soap Opera, Yankee Doodle and more.

Stuart McLean makes even Vancouver’s most infuriating indignities sound charming and delightful. Young Vancouver couple thrilled to find 4 square foot condo to call their own. Tax song turns frustration, rage of last-minute tax filing into operatic aria.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:28]


Duelling Texts, Coach Carlson Romeo and Juliet, Music of Your Life, Jocelyn Ahlf song I Want My Back Back and more.

Woman derails text conversation by sending back-to-back questions. Football Coach Carlson draws up intricacies of Romeo and Juliet on chalkboard. And Sistine Chapel employee’s feelings hurt when Michelangelo doesn’t use his great ideas in famed fresco.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:28]


Our first Vancouver show! Fun Vancouver Facts, Extreme Wedding, Chemainus Song, Steve 2.0 and more.

Bungee wedding that seemed like awesome idea quickly descends into confusion, shouting. Chemainus’ yard sales, bed and breakfasts, and two pubs have been immortalized in a song by Kieran Martin Murphy. And more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:28]


CSI: Medieval England, Best Steak, Escape Room and more...

Medieval Crime Scene Investigators unable to figure out how Ann Boleyn’s head became detached from her body. Radio restaurant reviewer offers spectacularly unhelpful descriptions of food. Escape room brings out the smug idiot in local man.

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Benedergency Cumbertact, Nine More Ten Commandments, Movie Lessons and more

Winnipeg woman who designated Benedict Cumberbatch her emergency contact doesn’t fool anyone with her string of “accidents.” New Ten Commandments codify laws for Reply All and microwaving. A Guru attains enlightenment by watching tons of action movies.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:28]