January 2013 Archives

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Coming Up On February 2nd & 3rd:

Coming Up On February 2nd & 3rd:

A SUPER SASKATCHEWAN WEEKEND!!

SuperBowlDan.jpgSuper Bowl XLVII will be played on Sunday and so we have a Super Saskatchewan Weekend coming your way!

Kent Morrison and Adam Hunter - The Cheap Seats Sports Panel - will give their picks, and there might even be a special guest joining them.

Plus you'll hear some super advice from our Home Renovations Expert who says you should start working on your summer renovations now.

 

YOU can be a part of it as well on the phone and online, this Saskatchewan Weekend!!

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Books Columnist Erin Balser on Books That Made Her Feel Bad

ErinsBooks.jpgHave you ever read a book that made you feel bad about all you haven't accomplished? Or even worse, completely inadequate? 

Books columnist Erin Balser has been doing a lot of that lately. She's read some books that have her convinced she needs to make big changes.

She talks with Dan about those books and explains why reading them might actually be good for us.

 

 

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Coming Up On January 26th & 27th:

Coming Up On January 26th & 27th:

READING ON THE RADIO!!

read-books.jpgSaturday in Regina you have the unique opportunity to visit a Human Library and Sunday is Family Literacy Day and so coming up on the next Saskatchewan Weekend Dan will tell you more about both those events as we celebrate books and reading.

YOU can be a part of it as well on the phone and online, this Saskatchewan Weekend!!

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The Cheap Seats Sports Panel - NFL Championship Sunday

GilletteCheapSeats.jpgIt is Championship Sunday in the NFL Playoffs and so The Cheap Seats Sports Panel - Adam Hunter and Kent Morrison - got together again with Dan to make their picks, and try to explain why they were all okay with being so wrong last week.

 

 

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Moose Jaw Kinsmen Sports Celebrity Dinner - Cory Olafson

JoeCarter.jpgThe 21st annual Moose Jaw Kinsmen Sports Celebrity Dinner will take place on Saturday, February 2nd at the Heritage Inn. Toronto Blue Jays legend Joe Carter, NHL Hall of Famer Paul Coffey and Saskatchewan Roughriders slotback Weston Dressler are the special guests.

Event Chairman Cory Olafson talked with Dan about them, and the night's master of ceremonies, former Toronto Maple Leafs GM Gord Stellick.

By the way, to purchase tickets to the event call Cory at 306-631-8893.

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Eric Anderson Explains The Human Library

HumanLibrary.jpgOn Saturday, January 26th, people are invited to engage with "human books" from various backgrounds and occupations on National Human Library Day. The CBC's Eric Anderson joined Dan on Saskatchewan Weekend to provide all the details on Human Library Day.
 
 
 
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Rink Burgers - Author Todd Devonshire

RinkBurgers.JPGAll across the province this weekend people will be heading to arenas and rinks, and they will be hungry, so many a rink burger will be eaten and enjoyed!!

Todd Devonshire's first novel is called "Rink Burgers" and it is based on his life growing up in small town Saskatchewan, playing hockey, and enjoying Rink Burgers.

He and Dan reminisce about all three.

 

 

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Hockey Day In Saskatchewan - Mike Kress In Assiniboia

Assiniboia_Civic_Centre.jpgHockey Day in Saskatchewan takes place across the province each year on the third Saturday in January.

The Town of Assiniboia is currently raising funds for a new rink and they are the host community for 2013.

Mike Kress is the co-chair of the Hockey Day in Assiniboia Committee and he and Dan chatted about this year's events.

 

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Coming Up On January 19th & 20th:

CELEBRATE HOCKEY!!

Winning.jpegSince the 6th Annual Hockey Weekend in Saskatchewan will be taking place, and since the NHL will be returning to Hockey Night in Canada with a tripleheader of action, the next Saskatchewan Weekend will celebrate hockey, our great frozen game!!

What is your greatest hockey memory? Share your stories and you could win some of the prizes in the picture on the left!!

Email Dan.Reynish@cbc.ca or call the Talkback Line at 1-800-661-7540!!

 

Sharpen up your skates and be a part of the show this Saskatchewan Weekend!!

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The Pig Spleen Prognosticator - Jeff Woodward

PigSpleen.jpgJeff Woodward, The Pig Spleen Prognosticator, joined Dan to discuss his weather predictions for the first half of 2013.

And yes, Jeff used an actual pig's spleen to make them...and yes, he predicted that this weekend would be colder than normal...and yes, he was right!!

Hear what else Jeff has to say about the weather for the rest of January, about Groundhog Day and beyond.

 

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The Science of Resolution Making - Dr. Mike Evans

DrMEvansPicture.jpgAccording to estimates, about half of us make a resolution on or near New Year's Eve. But following through on those good intentions is another matter entirely.

Find out whether you're a contemplater, a resolver, or simply uninterested in change as House Doctor Mike Evans stops by for a chat with Dan about New Year's resolutions.

 

 

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The Cheap Seats Sports Panel - NFL Divisional Playoffs

CheapCandlestick.jpgThe streak is over!! CBC Reporter Adam Hunter has finally not correctly predicted the winner of an NFL Playoff game, in fact both he and CBC Reporter Kent Morrison got 2 wrong last week, while Dan was right on 3 of the 4 games.

The guys make their picks for the Divisional Playoffs this week, discuss Beyonce on the cover of GQ, and continue to rib Kent as - with a beard - he looks like Ben Affleck.

Before you watch the games, hear who'll win - or at least our version of it - on The Cheap Seats.

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Coming Up On January 12th & 13th:

THE PIG SPLEEN PROGNOTICATOR IS BACK!!

PigSpleen.jpgNext week Jeff Woodward, The Pig Spleen Prognosticator, will join Dan to discuss his weather predictions for the first half of 2013.

Plus, Dan will also have music and features to keep you warm!!

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Retail Guru Doug Stephens on Retail Trends for 2013

Carts.jpgThe year 2012 brought big changes to the Canadian retail industry and Retail Guru Doug Stephens and Dan spoke about those changes, some of the big retail trends on the horizon for 2013, and what it all means for you and I.

  

 

 

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The Cheap Seats Sports Panel - NFL Wildcard Weekend

CheapSeatsLambeau.jpgLast year in the NFL Playoffs Adam Hunter correctly predicted the winners of all 11 games, including the Super Bowl. Kent Morrison got 7 of 11 right and Dan Reynish had 6 of 11.

The guys make their first picks of 2013 in this edition of The Cheap Seats and, of the four games, they only all agree on one of them.

Join us to see if Adam can be perfect again, or if Kent or Dan can unseat him.

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