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What are your favourite short Canadian radio stories?

What are your favourite short Canadian radio stories? [more inside]
posted by JPDD on Nov 21, 2012 - 15 answers

 

It's one of those things that you're always vaguely aware of, but never quite grok...

Explain broadcast television in Canada and the US to me like I'm five. [more inside]
posted by Phire on Oct 18, 2012 - 27 answers

A song comparing her love to stars

Romantic song sung by female singer, with lyrics like, "Why do I need stars when I have you"? [more inside]
posted by catburger on Sep 28, 2012 - 4 answers

70s Game Show Theme Music

What 70s game show used Henry Mancini's "March of the Cue Balls" as its theme music? [more inside]
posted by dopeydad on Apr 28, 2012 - 4 answers

How do I locate recordings of a CBC radio program from the early 1980s?

How do I locate recordings of a CBC radio program from the early 1980s? [more inside]
posted by googly on May 23, 2011 - 5 answers

Pitching a Radio Show

Best practices for pitching a public radio show? [more inside]
posted by JPDD on Jan 5, 2011 - 1 answer

CBC interview on Paleoscatology?

Trying to locate a recording of an interview I heard on CBC in the early 90s about paleoscatology. THE most fascinating radio interview I've ever heard. Searches on CBC sites, Google, have turned up nothing.
posted by Mayree on Jul 22, 2010 - 6 answers

Looking for old library featured on the CBC.

CBC Radio had a program on an old Quebec library (I think - in Montreal) - that dates from the 1800's and is supposed to be absolutely stunning. Something that people would envision being right out of Harry Potter. Unfortunately - I could not make out the name of the Library - and lot's of googling has come up with nothing. Does anyone here know if the Library in question?
posted by helmutdog on Mar 14, 2010 - 10 answers

Do you need to have a seriously abnormal blood draw to see anything wrong in bone marrow as well?

hematologyfilter: Confused about what (and when?) you can determine from a bone marrow tap, & platelet count [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 17, 2009 - 3 answers

Finding my grandmother in the CBC archives

How can I find recordings of my grandmother from when she was on CBC radio in the late 40s/early 50s? [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on Sep 13, 2009 - 4 answers

Is there a way to kill the "story comments" section on CBC.ca?

Every time I scroll too far down on a CBC.ca news story, I feel a piece of my humanity being chewed off by the mire that is the CBC reader comments section. [more inside]
posted by Decimask on Apr 20, 2009 - 7 answers

ObscureTVmusicfilter

If anyone can help me identify a piece of TV music from the early 80s, you all can. [more inside]
posted by evilcolonel on Oct 25, 2008 - 1 answer

CBC in Seattle without cable?

Is there a way to receive CBC in Seattle, without going through Comcast?
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Oct 14, 2008 - 4 answers

CBC FLV

I want to download a (non-copyrighted) FLV film (called A Film For Schools) from the CBC Radio 3 site, so I can post it on YouTube. How do I download it? [more inside]
posted by pcameron on Jun 13, 2008 - 8 answers

Not the King Biscuit Flour Hour...

I have a vague memory of some show airing during the early 1980s that I think was sponsored by Robin Hood Flour or maybe King Arthur Flour. I have little to no recollection of what happened on the show (some sort of baking challenge for kids maybe?) but I know that I would watch it around lunchtime when I had half-days of kindergarten. It could have been either a PBS or CBC show as we got CKWS out of Kingston, Ont. in my village in Upstate NY. Robin Hood Flour sounds right, so I'm leaning toward it being a Canadian show. Does this ring any bells with anyone?
posted by stefnet on Oct 20, 2007 - 11 answers

Also the Summer Maradona Kicked Batista in the Balls

Can anyone help me track down the theme music for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's television coverage of the 1982 FIFA World Cup? [more inside]
posted by YamwotIam on Sep 20, 2007 - 2 answers

How to record a radio program with a MacBook Pro?

How do I record a radio program from my tuner to an audio file on my MacBook Pro? (Free copy of Wagner's Ring Cycle to anyone who can help me.) [more inside]
posted by Dasein on Sep 10, 2006 - 12 answers

CBC Radio; The Contrarians

Where or how can one easily download CBC Radio's "The Contrarians"? Thanks
posted by strangelove on Jul 22, 2006 - 2 answers

Not the History of Rock n Roll!

Anyone ever hear a hilarious radio special on the CBC called "Not the History of Rock and Roll"? There were two of these produced. I've heard Part 2, it's got really funny impersonations and faux interviews of David Byrne, Michael Jackson, James Brown and others. I'm trying to locate the first part. Anyone have an idea of where to find it?
posted by storybored on May 29, 2006 - 3 answers

Canadian version of 7 Up

Help me find the Canadian version of 7 Up. [more inside]
posted by TorontoSandy on Apr 12, 2006 - 8 answers

Name that play.

I'm trying to find a serial radio play that CBC Radio ran around 1985-1989. The show was about a regular guy who is elected prime minister of Canada. His cabinet consist of just a couple people including the minister of defense, an Indian Chief who is in some way associated with a turtle. [more inside]
posted by Mitheral on Mar 1, 2006 - 5 answers

I am Paddle To The Sea. Please put me back in the water...

Remember Paddle To the Sea? Who played the indian boy? [more inside]
posted by Chrischris on Feb 21, 2006 - 8 answers

payphone interviews

On phoneswarm.org someone mentions that "...several years ago, one of CBC's main news programs became quite adept at calling pay phones in the midst of the world's current trouble spots and interviewing whoever picked up. Don't know where they managed to get the numbers, but it was unique, raw and on the spot journalism." Does anyone know what program this was, or where I could obtain transcripts or recordings of this?
posted by soviet sleepover on Nov 25, 2005 - 3 answers

Where art thou Great Eastern?

OK, so I discovered the CBC radio show "The Great Eastern" via MeFi. They had a great site that archived show scripts, full MP3s, offshoot fan projects and many other bits of content that helped create an alternate universe. My question? The site (http://www.schooner.ce.mun.ca:8080/great/) is no longer available and I feel like I've lost a goofball interweb friend. Anyone know what happened? Related: Anyone know what Paul Moth is up to?
posted by chandy72 on Nov 15, 2005 - 2 answers

Live Hockey Streaming?

Okay, I'm desperate: I want to listen to the World Cup of Hockey, but my shortwave radio can't pick up the CBC too well, I don't have a television, and I don't feel like spending a bunch of cash in a bar (which I invariably do when I watch hockey in a bar).

Any tips on where to find streaming coverage?
posted by cmonkey on Sep 11, 2004 - 4 answers

I'm trying to find a serial radio play that CBC Radio ran about 12-15 years ago.

I'm trying to find a serial radio play that CBC Radio ran about 12-15 years ago. The show was about a regular joe who gets to be prime minister of Canada. His cabinet consist of just a couple people including an Indian Chief who is in some way associated with a turtle who is minister of defense. [MI] [more inside]
posted by Mitheral on Aug 5, 2004 - 6 answers

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