Amber Healy

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Before there was MTV with Tarzan Dan

: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 48:32 — 89.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | Learn More   MTV is pushing 40?!? Tarzan Dan from YTV’s Hit List drops by Studio 3B to talk about those in music television who came before him, he and Alan swap tops on how to interview a rock star, and we find out how he reacted to landing in the pages of Canadian music history. MTV airing The Buggles’ “Video Killed the Radio Star” to launch the network was not the...

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First Woman in Space

: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:13 — 36.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | Learn More   The United States might have put a man on the moon first, but it was the Russians who first sent a woman to space. The Vintage Space star and author Amy Shira Teitel joins the geeks this week on a supporters-only livestream recording session and Q&A about Valentina Tereshkova, a woman 20 years ahead of her US counterparts. Russia won the female space race 57...

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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 Morehttps://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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COVID-19 vs IROC-85

: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:04 — 28.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | Learn Morehttps://www.geeksandbeats.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/S07E345-COVID-19-vs-IROC-85.mp3 It’s 1985, you just bought this bitchin’ IROC-Z. What’s the first song you play as you drive off? We put that to the listeners and came up with #possiblyfakefacts about each entry then turned the tables on Alan Cross to see if he could tell if we faked it. Plus:...

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My Corona

: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:13 — 35.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | Learn Morehttps://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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Any Night of the Week

: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:21 — 26.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | Learn Morehttps://www.geeksandbeats.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/S07E08-Any-Night-of-the-Week.mp3 Music fans in Toronto can easily club and hall hop on any given night and see a lineup of incredible homegrown and internationally known bands, from tiny rooms to a major arena.  That wasn’t the case even 50 years ago, when “rock bands (were) playing in tiny coffeehouses in...