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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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The most interesting adman in the world

Albert Lasker had a hand in influencing professional baseball, Planned Parenthood, the North American breakfast and not one, but two presidential elections.

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The Self-Taught Philosopher

Naheed Mustafa tells the story of philosopher-physician Ibn Tufayl who wrote the first Arabic novel "Hayy ibn Yaqzan".

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Captain Underpants creator speaks

Captain Underpants creator Dav Pilkey talks to q guest host Ali Hassan about his struggles as a dyslexic kid with ADD

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Soundgarden producer remembers Chris Cornell

Music producer Michael Beinhorn recalls the darkness behind the grunge rock pioneer's immense talent.

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Nap Coach, Helium Leak, Sleep All Night Long Song, Millennial Mail and more.

Edmonton Oilers’ turnaround attributed to hiring nap coach for young “sleepy bears” Helium Corp president gravely denies helium leak in cartoonish squeaky voice. In Barry White style song, middle-aged man promises wife night of uninterrupted sleep.

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Marathon, Mortgage Interview, Victoria Song, K-Marche, Alien Encounter, Grammy and more.

In 490 B.C., Pheidippides runs Marathon-to-Athens with news of victory, crowd asks which charity he ran for. Mortgage application process now involves groveling, singing and Greco-Roman wrestling.

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Our first show from Victoria! Mom Facebook, Fun Victoria Facts, Post-Game Interview, Sesquicentennial Song, School Announcements and more.

Time-saver Mom Facebook automatically likes all your kids’ posts. World chess champion describes deciding match. And a song invites Canadians to celebrate, and try to spell, sesquicentennial.

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Tiny House, Tax Song, Canadian Serial, Best Steak, Panda Soap Opera, Yankee Doodle and more.

Young Vancouver couple thrilled to find 4 square foot condo to call their own. Tax song turns panic, frustration of last-minute tax filing into an aria. New podcast Canadian Serial promises excruciating year-long investigation into theft of pack of gum.

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The Baby, Bookstore, Becoming My Mother, Vancouver Song, Podcast Roundup and more.

WWE wrestler ‘The Baby’ destroys opponent by sucking his nose and leaving Lego lying around the ring. Bookstore sells charming assortment of candles, pillows, globes, no books whatsoever and mason jars. The Irrelevant Show presents 2017's Worst Podcasts

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Mansbridge Auditions, Honest Sports, Adult Women Addicted to TV Teenage Dramas, Internet Rabbit Hole Song, Bank Teller and more.

EXCLUSIVE LEAKED AUDIO: Celebrity auditions to replace Peter Mansbridge. NHL coverage on national sports network just 6 minutes of panelists yelling “Leafs” And a documentary reveals secret shame of adult women who love TV teenage dramas.

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Litterbox That Says I Love You, Review of Future James Bond movie, Cold Degrees, Singing With Dan song, Sensory Deprivation Tank and more.

Litter box that says ‘I love you’ allows cat owners to experience affection. Critic confidently reviews next James Bond movie, despite fact that it doesn’t exist yet. Hear singer’s triumphant performance despite pianist’s random changes of key and tempo.

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Stompin’ Through Europe, Airport Croissant, Breaking News from your Dog, Less Moving Movie Endings and more.

Stompin’ Tom rhymes “Louvre” with “hors d’ouvres” in little-known album about Europe. Inventor of 9-dollar airport croissant praised for perfect fusion of stale/soggy. Today Canadians are celebrating one of the greatest things ever to happen to our count

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Important Man song, Other Banffy Parks, Woman Who Didn’t Like Timmy’s, Superman and Doug, Haxby’s Life Hacks and more. Pyew! Pyew!

Thank you sir, for interrupting my story to explain something the rest of us already understand. With Banff booked solid, Parks Canada launches campaign to divert traffic. Woman who admits she’s “not a huge fan” of Tim Horton’s coffee disowned by family

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Fun Vancouver Facts, Extreme Wedding, Chemainus Song, Steve 2.0 and more.

Bungee wedding that seemed like awesome idea quickly descends into confusion, shouting. Rollicking showtune celebrates the natural beauty and many yard sales of Chemainus. Ex-boyfriend points to purchase of bedframe as proof he’s gotten his act together.

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Reply All song, Juice Parents, Star Wars Talk, Airplane Bathroom, Security Questions and more.

Operatic song immortalizes those damn people who Reply All. Parents ruin young son’s childhood by introducing him to Star Wars prequels. And Universally despised neighbour puts up Christmas lights in March

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Self-appointed Martyrs, Eat Everything song, Scones, Casual Hang and more.

Self-appointed martyr honoured for saving TV finale until partner can watch too. Woman who’s never seen a scone before unable to believe she’s supposed to eat that thing. Millennial time-travelers journey back to 1970s, promptly refuse to leave.

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Goalie Thoughts, Boomer Band song, Making of Fire Log 2: A New Flame, Men’s Room, Cross-Canada Weather Panel and more.

When puck is at other end of ice, goalie takes stock of his life, wonders if opposing goalie is lonely too. Boomer rock band now in 45th year of touring . Canadian film-makers reinvent fireplace video with steamy sex scenes and dangerously large fire.

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Senate Song, Greg Gang, Standing Ovation Man, Story Hostage, Millennial Real Estate and more.

Canadian government tries to attract applicants for Senate with Village People style song, Real estate agent specializes in showing millennials houses they can’t afford and a solitary hero refuses to join obligatory standing ovation at Canadian play.

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Walkup Music, Warranty, Mom Sounds, Why Do I Still Live Here Dance, Sexy Halloween for Him, Jean Grey and more.

‘Mom Sounds’ collection fills your heart with Mom’s love and your head with her disapproving voice. “Sexy Halloween costumes for him” give men full experience of Halloween fun and objectification.

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Bob Ross Audio Podcast, Canada Mentioned on Tonight Show, Space Launch, Couple’s Song, Bat Signal, Cow Argument and more.

Bob Ross teaches art of painting clouds on new audio podcast. Mention of Canada on American TV sparks national celebration. And a personal worst-cast scenario, astronaut notices wasp in flight capsule.

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Upstreamers, Bidet, The Rambler, Morrissey “Tweaked My Achilles” Song and more.

When this plane stops, man in 8C is going back to row 14 to get his carry-on bag - rest of you can go to hell. Man experiences wonder of bidet for first time. And Morrissey, now aged 57, sings doleful lament about Achilles tendon injury.

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Li’l Shouty, Balcony Strong Song, Casual Batman, Hal Fass Renos, Phone Company Excuses and more.

Shout your stress away with Li’l Shouty, the pillow you can scream into. “Balcony Strong” song celebrates hardscrabble life of dude who grows plants on balcony. And Casual Friday all well and good until Batman shows up at crime scene in sweatpants.

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Sexy Canada Song, Home Camping Kit, Duvet, Music History Moments and more.

“Sexy Canada” song celebrates frostbitten sensuality of Great White North, Home Camping Kit recreates disgusting ordeal of camping in the convenience of your home, and Man seriously expects anyone to believe he replaced duvet cover all by himself

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