Christa Sampson

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News Not Noise with Jessica Yellin

: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:47 — 34.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | Learn Morehttp://www.geeksandbeats.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/S07E348-News-Not-Noise.mp3 Veteran CNN reporter Jessica Yellin on how COVID19 is changing newsrooms, her Instagram-based news service, and why Fox News isn’t solely to blame for the Untied States of America. News Not Noise By Christa Sampson What happens when the news you consume comes from a live stream vs...

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The Car Man vs. COVID-19

: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:53 — 29.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | Learn Morehttp://www.geeksandbeats.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/S07E346-Car-Man-vs.-COVID-19-with-APMAs-Flavio-Volpe.mp3 How does a car company switch to producing ventilators in the age of COVID-19? Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) joins us to talk about marshalling his members to convert production lines from making car...

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My Corona

: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:13 — 35.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | Learn Morehttp://www.geeksandbeats.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/S07E341-My-Corona.mp3 Legendary Tragically Hip manager Jake Gold tells us why COVID-19 will make SARS look like the sniffles for the music industry. And actual doctors are recommending we switch from shaking hands to the “Live Long and Prosper” sign. Remember when you had concert tickets for shows in...

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Kiss This Guy: The Business of Lyrics with LyricFind

: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:56 — 40.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | Learn Morehttp://www.geeksandbeats.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/S06E57-Kiss-This-Guy.mp3 Lyrics are the most popular and most widely searched music content on the Internet. When listeners bought physical albums, finding lyrics wasn’t a problem; they were usually printed on the inside of the CD, cassette or record insert. But since the dawn of the digital download, the lyric...

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All That Jazzcast

: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:04 — 31.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | Learn MoreOnce the Province of Ontario softened up their liquor laws in 1946, Toronto came alive. This is when Toronto’s jazz scene really started to flourish. The city grew a large base where it became a regular stop on the Jazz tour circuit. Jazzcast is a new venture in music, born from the creative brains of Dani Elwell, Garvia Bailey, Walter Venafro and Heather Bambrick...

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Bohemianly Rhapsodizing

: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:57 — 36.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | Learn MoreHave you ever actually listened to the song? It’s SO WEIRD. And it was even weirder when it was released on Halloween of 1975. Music producer Brent Bodrug joins us to deconstruct why almost 45 years later, it’s every headbanger’s favourite song to rock out with in the car. Alan explains the theory it’s Freddie Mercury’s coming-out song. Plus:...

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The Ultimate Geek Guide to Travel Tech 2018

The World’s Most Popular Podcast™ has the gadget guide for anyone looking to make their escape this holiday season. And a quick getaway to somewhere warm doesn’t mean you have to give your tech the cold shoulder. Here’s the Ultimate Geek Guide to Travel Tech 2018: Nintendo Switch The most sought-after video game console of 2018 is clearly the Nintendo Switch. And what’s neat about it is it works both as a home console and one while on-the-go. Dad wants to watch the game on the big screen...