The Field Guide to Canadiana

S1E2 – Bagged Milk

It’s the second, long-delayed episode of the Field Guide to Canadiana. This one is about bagged milk with a mostly irrelevant aside on the Canadian dairy industry, so I hope you’re ready for a solid half-hour of milk facts, bad polling methodology and at least one ghastly pun. Don’t skim this one! You’ll want to listen to it whole!Sources:Bagged Milk: Wikipedia / Toronto StarDairy Industry: Macleans / CBC NewsSongs featured in this episode:Born Ruffians – Milkman / To Cure A Weakling Child (1:31) [CANCON]They Might Be Giants – Please Pass The Milk, Please (14:03)HSY – Milk Chug (19:27) [CANCON]Dan Deacon…

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S1E1 – The Tragically Hip

In the inaugural episode of the Field Guide to Canadiana, your hosts Derek and Matt delve into one of the most venerated Canadian institutions: Kingston-born old white dude rock band The Tragically Hip.Songs featured in this episode:Fireworks (1:50)Fifty Mission Cap (8:28)My Music At Work (15:40)Ahead By A Century (20:49)Man (34:00)Three Pistols (42:12)Please visit us on the web:Twitter & Tumblr

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The Field Guide to Canadiana

Two hosers, Derek and Matt, pick a Canadian cultural niche and run through its history and impact on the national and world stages, with some personal reflections, to try to determine what it means to be Canadian.