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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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What's race got to do with it?

In many cases, drugs have been used to prop up mythologies around race and justify discriminatory policies against already struggling communities.

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Intense wildfires 'inevitable'

Ed Struzik says Canada has failed to make changes needed for forest management and wildfire research.

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Hollywood's divorce lawyer

When celebrity couples call it quits, they call Laura Wasser.

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Howl

A man reminisces about a transformative nocturnal encounter, and the story of a lifesaving friendship with an overweight, toothless chihuahua.

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SEASON FINALE: David Attenborough Hates Leopards, Batman Keys, Dog Who Says I Love You, Hamburger Bed and Doctor the Guess Who Final Chapter.

Naturalist David Attenborough marvels at all living creatures except leopards, “those obnoxious jerks.” Batman has to retrace night of galas, fistfights and skulking in shadows to figure out where he left his keys.

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Inside the House, E-Cig Man, Oh Nooo!, Future Review: Spiderman, Success 5000 song Big Dumb Heart, and more.

Man with E-Cigarette bewitches café-goers with aura of mystery and coolness. Wife claims husband’s hideous furniture and clothing stolen by very selective burglars. The Spiderman Homecoming review our critic wrote before the movie was even filmed.

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Denise Goes to a Movie, Doctor The Guess Who Chapter 3, Multi-Hit Wonder, Internet is Down.

New Dolby 8.2 promises best movie sound ever to be drowned out by disgusting popcorn chomping. Doctor the Guess Who Chapter 3: The Yonge Street elongification. Pop band follows smash hit song Party All Night Long with totally different Party All Nite Long

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Fun Kelowna Facts, Darth Vader Performance Review, Spaguana, Vegas Trip, Vasectomy Song and more.

Actual Mayor of Kelowna Colin Basran presents fun facts about city’s best and worst features. H.R. guy asks Darth Vader to please consider killing fewer underlings. And pet lizards and reptiles receive spa pampering at Spaguana.

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Apple Pay Robbery, Success 5000 song “Pretty Big Deal”, Doctor The Guess Who Chapter 1, 80 Days, Halloween Candy and more.

This robbery would go a lot more smoothly if we could just give you cash instead of doing Apple Pay. Comedy duo’s appearance on CBC Radio earns them coffee mugs and parents’ respect.Meet the time-travelling Doctor and the woman who’s going to save Canada.

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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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