These Memories Can’t Wait: Growing Up With Music

June 12th, 2013 → 1:57 pm @

Music is an interior journey. It will deliver you beyond Mom. Beyond dinner and muddy sneakers and your-father-will-be-home-any-minute to a place where authority is deflected with a knowing smirk and a toss of blond curls. You will live in a different world, the one you hear when the records play. You can’t explain how or […]


The Triumvirate of the Modern NHL

March 11th, 2013 → 8:45 am @

If you’re new to hockey, you’ll want to get acquainted with the giants of the game.

That search will inevitably lead you to Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr, and Mario Lemieux.

Are they the best players in hockey history?…Read Full Post Hockey & Blog

Live from ECMA 2013: The All-Time East Coast Top Ten

February 28th, 2013 → 7:54 pm @

This week, we hand the reins over to our sister show, Atlantic Airwaves, for a very special live broadcast from the 2013 East Coast Music Awards weekend in Halifax. Host Stephanie Domet will count down the Top Ten East Coast…

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Does An “All-Time” NHL Record Really Tell a Story for All Time?

February 25th, 2013 → 1:53 pm @

After winning a couple more on the weekend, the 2013 Chicago Blackhawks have claimed a place in the NHL record book….Read Full Post Hockey & Blog

My Goon Can Still Beat Your Goon

January 30th, 2013 → 8:45 am @

Not everyone was in peak form when the 2013 NHL season finally began….Read Full Post Hockey & Blog

The Sparks Literary Festival, Part Two

January 29th, 2013 → 3:46 am @

This Saturday we sample more poetry, fiction, and non-fiction from the dynamic and ever-changing literary scene in Newfoundland and Labrador.In the second of two shows recorded at the 2013 Sparks Literary Festival in St. John’s, we hear from Joan Sullivan,…

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Newfoundlanders With a Story to Tell: The Sparks Literary Festival

January 22nd, 2013 → 12:33 pm @

This week’s show features scenes from a Newfoundland outport during the war years, poetry about old hockey players, a glimpse of a Greek vacation gone wrong, and much more. We’ll hear it all as guest host Jamie Fitzpatrick presents the first of two…

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The Fictional Life: Newfoundland Books, Readers, and Writers

January 7th, 2013 → 4:08 pm @

Writer, broadcaster and guest host Jamie Fitzpatrick presents The Fictional Life, a two-part series featuring readers and writers in Newfoundland and Labrador.. Jamie’s guests include: Joan Clark, who reveals the perfect opening paragraph as composed by Carol Shields;Monica Kidd, explaining…

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Hockey Readers Awake! Free Yourselves from the Tyranny of Books About the NHL!

November 23rd, 2012 → 4:43 pm @

Hockey fans are great readers, but I don’t imagine many of them are lovers of literary fiction. The kind of folks reading a book called Heaven and Hell in the NHL probably aren’t the same people who get breathless at the sight of a new Alice Munro collection or Haruki Murakami doorstopper. So it’s no […]


A Beginner’s Guide to the Summit Series of 1972

September 27th, 2012 → 12:55 pm @

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