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This is a show about videogames, The people who play them and the people who make them. Each week, a guest on the show talks about the games that have shaped their life in one way or another. Games that have inspired them, games that forged connections with others and games that have soothed wounds. Checkpoints!
 
The Film Project podcast is a weekly show made by filmmakers for anyone who has a love of movies, filmmaking, and the arts. Hosts Jason McKee, Tom Dineen, Juan Mas, Shaun Springer, and Brandon Smith discuss topics like Hollywood cinema, film industry news, indie-film projects, while also highlighting local filmmakers, projects, art events and hosting special guests from the film industry and arts community.The Film Project podcast is an extension of the Spokane Film Project, a non-profit org ...
 
Most people don't learn about death until they have to. Brooke's father was diagnosed with cancer and was in hospice six months later. Through this podcast Brooke is building the resource she couldn't find when she was looking for comfort. The goal of this podcast is to better equip us to talk about grief, death, and loss by exposing people to different stories about loss and providing practical advice that relates to end-of-life. Note that you don't need to listen to the episodes in order. ...
 
This is a show hosted by Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher and ranked #1 in North Carolina by Golf Digest, Jason Sutton, "aka The Guru" in which he has top teachers and coaches in the golf industry on to share their techniques for success in golf, life and personal development. The goal is to dissect and uncover traits, tactics, habits and applications that will help the teachers but also be applicable to other businesses and occupations.
 
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In this episode, host @BrookeLJames is joined by Shawn and Renee Dineen to talk about how the loss of Shawn's father showed up in their marriage. Thank you to Shawn and Renee for this honest conversation that covers how grief affects the nuclear family, how to model grief for children, and how to shepherd the family towards a new normal after a los…
 
My guest today is Johnnemann Nordhagen - the creator of the incredible Where the Water Tastes Like Wine - and he has some wonderful stories to share. We talk spelling games in Colarado on an Apple IIe, learning to program in DOS, losing years in Discworld MUDs, how soothing Burnout Paradise can be and the genius of Kentucky Route Zero. We also hit …
 
Fresh from her ground-breaking collaboration with Radie Peat on Nollaig na mBan, Katie Kim joins Dónal to tell the story behind their work together as well as to discuss the making of her new album with producer John ‘Spud’ Murphy. Along the way she makes the case for the genius of Mica Levi as well as discussing the merits of Tirzah, Ursula Bognor…
 
Enter the our “Inheritance” book giveaway on our Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Author Dani Shapiro joins host Kira Dineen to discuss her instant New York Times best selling memoir, Inheritance, which is being adapted into a film. Her other books include the memoirs Hourglass, Still Writing, Devotion, and Slow Motion, and five novels including B…
 
Playing an instrument can keep you company when you're lonely, help you grieve, keep your mind sharp - and bring joy at a time of increased isolation. Meet Canadians who are learning a new instrument and making some surprising discoveries along the way. Proving you're never too old to learn a new instrument, Lawrence McKnight started playing the cl…
 
My guest today is Ian Bogost, an award winning game designer and author of several books including Persuasive Games and Play Anything. He's also a contributing editor to the Atlantic magazine, the professor of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech and an incredibly engaging and articulate podcast guest. We talk about how geek culture has become can…
 
It's an interesting time to be a kid. First COVID-19 altered their daily life. No more playdates with friends and in-person learning five days a week. And now, what do you tell your kids about the recent riots on Capitol Hill? Dr. Rachel Busman, senior director of the Anxiety Disorders Center and director of the Selective Mutism Service at the Chil…
 
Everywhere you turn these days, you see people clashing over their tightly held beliefs and opinions.Political elections.Social justice.COVID restrictions. And you don't have to look too far to see how being unwilling to change your mind can have big consequences.So today on Now or Never, we're taking a different tack.Meet Canadians who are taking …
 
For the first show of 2021 Dónal is joined by Branwen for an illustrated guide to some inspirational female artists the world over as well as to hear some songs from her masterful solo record Hunted and Haunted. "As this is being released on Nollaig na mBán, I wanted to say that I think it's fantastic to take a moment to give the airspace to celebr…
 
In this episode host @brookeljames speaks with @steve_leder on life, love and loss. Steve's fourth book is out from Avery Books today, January 5th. Steve speaks about what being a rabbi taught him about loss, how the loss of his father informed his work as a rabbi, the concept of an ethical will, how we write our own eulogies, and more. The Beauty …
 
To kick off 2021, we have a big announcement! All episodes of the show will now be recorded in video as well as audio. You can watch this episode on our YouTube channel here or search “DNA Today Podcast”. In this episode three genetic counselors share their experience and advice taking the American Genetic Counseling Board exam. Boards Topics Discu…
 
Having a meaningful conversation with a parent is easier said than done. Sometimes, it's the people closest to us that are the most difficult to talk to.On this Now or Never, people are sitting down with their parents and finally having the conversation they've been putting off — like a daughter apologizing to a mother for her youthful indiscretion…
 
In this episode, host @BrookeLJames is joined by @JennWelchNow host of the @LadyHDPod and Founder of @DeadDadTinder where they talk about similarities between grief and ADHD, how to understand feelings of wanting to date after a loss, and how Jenn's time with her father after his cancer diagnosis healed their relationship. www.thegriefcoach.co…
 
My guests today are Ben Myres and Cukia ‘Sugar' Kimani, co-founders of South African based game studio Nyamakop, creators of the inventive 'Clay Doh' platformer Semblance. They are also excellent, inspiring company with an infectious passion for video games. We talk about their diverse paths to game development, from childhood where Ben assumed vid…
 
Radie Peat is the special guest Islander on this Christmas episode. She talks about her forthcoming collaboration with Katie Kim and Ellie Myler of Percolator as well as guiding us through a selection box of musical wonders. https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/katie-kim-and-radie-peat-tickets-131859488279By Donal Dineen
 
This week on Let Me Tell You....it's Joan reads! Joan Hamburg will introduce you to two authors. You may have heard of Jean Hanff Korelitz. Jean wrote the novel You Should Have Known which is now on HBO as the limited series "The Undoing." Plus what it's like to be a first time author with Carol Van Den Hende. Her novel Goodbye, Orchid is available…
 
My guest today is one of my favourite streamers of one of my favourite games, Dane McCappin AKA Dane Hearthstone. I first noticed Dane when his incredibly inventive and creative Hearthstone decks became a regular on highlight reels like Trolden. and I've become a big fan of his videos. His laconic and relaxed style of streaming has gained him a ded…
 
Sansbut is the first release on David Kitt's new Awayday label. At the heart of the record are a series of powerful collaborations with Saxophonist Catherine Sikora that happened spontaneously at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris during lockdown this summer. In this Episode #35 of Make Me An island, Dónal Dineen gets both sides of the story. h…
 
This episode we are exploring medical interpreting in genetic counseling and other areas of healthcare. Joining me are Genetic Counselor Nina Harkavy and Interpreter Lorraine Way. Nina is a prenatal genetic counselor at Columbia University. She graduated from the John Hopkins University/ NHGRI genetic counseling training program. Lorraine is a Span…
 
For months, concert halls, dive bars and arenas across Canada have been quiet... which has left musicians searching for an audience.So today, Now or Never is providing a stage and inviting you to take a front-row seat. From a country artist singing her last-ever song to a musician who feels immense pressure to kick off the Christmas season right - …
 
In this episode, host @BrookeLJames speaks with Noah James (no relation) co-founder of The Covid Grief Network @covidgrief on how losing a parent prepared them for the discomfort in dealing with a pandemic. They discuss what motivated Noah to start the Covid Grief Network, how to take care of yourself leading up to the holidays, the notion of a gri…
 
My guest today is Iranian video game developer Mahdi Bahrami. Annoyingly young, Mahdi already has an incredible game under his belt with the release of Engare in 2017. A unique puzzle game inspired by Islamic art which also comes with a creation mode that reminds me of soothing afternoons of my youth spent making endless patterns with a spirograph.…
 
Recorded at The Kino in Washington Street, Cork, Donal Dineen presents an introduction to the fiddle-playing magic of Julia Clifford and a rough guide to the music of Sliabh Luachra. Musician, soldier-on-the-ground and longtime advocate of the Sliabh Luachra sound, Eoin Stan O' Sullivan, is our guide and illustrator. https://sliabhluachra.bandcamp.…
 
We've been living with COVID-19 for almost a year, and this 'new normal' has come with a sharp learning curve. On this Now or Never, find out how people from across the country are facing the challenge and seizing the opportunity to stretch their skills and try something new. In Yellowknife, lawyer Jennifer Hunt-Poitras is learning to play the drum…
 
My guest today is Dr Mark Johnson. Mark is a man of many talents, he's currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science at the University of Alberta where he mainly focuses on the intersection of money and games, particularly in relation to eSports and pro streamers. He's also the co-host of Roguelike Radio, creator of the gam…
 
Our profession has evolved over the last 50 years from a small dedicated group of genetic counselors to over 5,000 individuals in the United States, with sister organizations in Canada, Europe and Australia. Just as the field of genetics has evolved over the last 40 years, so has the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and genetic counsel…
 
In many ways, we're in the middle of the world's biggest social experiment - figuring out how to stay connected, while keeping physically apart. But is there a silver lining in all this separation? Could it actually deepen our relationships, and make the heart grow fonder?On this episode of Now or Never, you'll meet Canadians finding creative ways …
 
Thank you so much for listening to Signs from the Other Side with Fern Ronay! Here's to 50 episodes! I hope you enjoy this look back at some of the chill-inducing moments - the good kind of chills - from some past episodes. If you haven't already joined the Facebook group, just search Believers in Signs on Facebook (be sure to answer the three memb…
 
I'm very excited to welcome Richard Garriott to the show. Sometimes known as Lord British, Richard is a video game trailblazer. As the creator of Ultima he helped forge a new genre in games, and with Ultima Online invented a whole new one. His latest, Shroud of the Avatar, was released just a few weeks ago and continues this storied tradition. As o…
 
The pandemic has forced us to stop doing a lot of things: Hugging. Going to the gym. Just sitting shoulder to shoulder with people. But there's a big difference between being forced to stop doing something, and choosing to put an end to something. Today on Now Never, meet people who are intentionally saying goodbye to habits, attitudes — and even c…
 
Dominic Flores is a film and television actor who has worked alongside Sandra Bullock and Susan Sarandon and appeared on some of the most popular television shows including Hawaii Five-0 and Law & Order True Crime. He is a father of four, married to producer Kristin Ridgeway Flores and a walking example of how there are no coincidences, which you w…
 
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