Book/Pod/Show/Movie Reports

PodReport: Total Recall – California’s Political Circus

The Chu-se the Wrong Candidate Episode

2021-10-22

https://www.cnn.com/audio/podcasts/total-recall

BoardgameReport: 1960 (the Board Game)

The Flo Rida of the Plebiscite Episode

2021-10-15

https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/27708/1960-making-president

DocReport: Turning Point – 9/11 and the War on Terror

The Fartface (Farkas) Running Out of Gas Episode

2021-10-08

ArticleReport: The New Puritans by Anne Applebaum

The Alberta Gets Hit in the Face With Rakes Episode

2021-10-01 

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/10/new-puritans-mob-justice-canceled/619818/

PodReport: Dan Carlin’s Common Sense – Afghanistan

The More Annamie-ted Debate Episode

2021-09-09

https://www.dancarlin.com/product-category/common-sense-with-dan-carlin/

BookReport: The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama

The Mass-Debating in French Episode

2021-09-02

DocReport: The Vietnam War by Ken Burns

The Just(in) Time to Get Help Episode

2021-08-26

PodReport: NPR Throughline – Capitalism

The Are We Collectively Better Than Evan Solomon Episode

2021-08-19

https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510333/throughline

BookReport: First Friends: The Powerful, Unsung (And Unelected) People Who Shaped Our Presidents

The Pre-Possibly Probable Election Episode

2021-08-12

DocReport: Let it Fall – Los Angeles 1982-1992, directed by John Ridley

The Orwell Comes Alive (in Alberta) Episode

2021-08-05

https://www.netflix.com/title/80183783#:~:text=2017%20%7C%20TV%2DMA%20%7C%202h,Awards%2C%20including%20Outstanding%20Historical%20Documentary.

MovieReport: Vice, Starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Steve Carrell; directed by Adam McKay

The Give Me Liberty or Give Me a Nasal Swab Episode

2021-07-28

PodReport: The Foreign Desk’s special summer series on covering historical events like they are happening today

The Edmund Burke Rolls Over in His Grave Episode

2021-07-15

Book/MovieReport: Oh Canada, Oh Quebec by Mordechai Richler and The Rise and Fall of English Montreal by William Wentraub

The (Disingenuous) Man in the Arena Episode

2021-07-08

https://www.nfb.ca/film/rise-and-fall-of-english-montreal/

PodReport: Slow Burn Season 5 (Slate) – The Road to the Iraq War Episode 3 to 8by Noreen Malone

The (Witch) Hunt for the Orange Gorilla Episode

2021-07-02

https://slate.com/podcasts/slow-burn/s5/road-to-the-iraq-war

PodReport: Hardcore History by Dan Carlin, Supernova in the East

The (O)Toole-ing Around for Canada Day Episode

2021-06-24

Current Hardcore History Available for Free

(Hollywood) MovieReport: Our Brand is Chaos starring Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton

The It Ain’t Easy Being Green Episode

2021-06-18

https://play.google.com/store/movies/details/Our_Brand_is_Crisis?id=6wVH9wpd0QA

PodReport: American Scandal – The Red Scare (by Wondery)

The Nuthin’ But a (5)G Thang Episode

American Scandal

2021-06-11

BookReport: Whistlestop – My Favourite Stories from Presidential Campaign History by John Dickerson

The Return of the Sky Palace Episode

2021-06-04

PodReport: Serial, Season 4, The Improvement Association

The Kenney Wants to Wear His Belt Buckle Episode

2021-05-28

BookReport: Double Down – Game Change 2012 by John Heileman and Mark Halperin

The UCP-ed Off at Jason Kenney Episode

2021-05-14

DocuReport: OJ Simpsons – Made in America (ESPN Films)

The David’s Biography Gets Cancelled Episode

2021-05-06

PodReport: Slow Burn Season 5 (Slate) – The Road to the Iraq War by Noreen Malone

The Grandpa Joe Gets His Report Card Episode

2021-04-30

https://slate.com/podcasts/slow-burn/s5/road-to-the-iraq-war

BookReport: On the House – A Washington Memoir by John Boehner  

The Spendapalooza Federal Budget Episode

2021-04-24

BookReport: Winners Take All – The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas

The Green Petro Points Episode

2021-04-15

BookReport: Game Change by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann

The Little UCP Revolt That Could Episode

2021-04-08

BookReport: The Dead Are Rising – The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne and Tamara Payne

The Play-Doh for Plato Pedagogy Episode

2021-04-01

BookReport: Accidental Presidents by Jared Cohen

The Erin O’toole Goes To Normandy Episode

2021-03-25

BookReport: What It Takes by Richard Ben Cramer

The Sub-Basement-B Sino Summit Episode

2021-03-18

PodReport: Real Dictators (by Noiser Media)

The Sharks With Lasers Stimulus Episode

2021-03-11

https://www.noiser.com/realdictators

PodReport: Renegades – Born in the USA Podcast (featuring Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen) 

The Trump Plays His Greatest Hits Episode

2021-03-04

https://open.spotify.com/show/42xagXCUDsFO6a0lcHoTlv

PodReport: The New York Times Daily (Podcast) – The Legacy of Rush Limbaugh

The Justin Trudeau is in a Box Episode

2021-02-25

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/22/podcasts/the-daily/rush-limbaugh-conservatism-donald-trump.html

BookReport: The Russian Job – The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union From Ruin by Douglas Smith

The Too Cute Gun Control Policy Episode

2021-02-18

MovieReport: The Champions (3-Part Documentary) by Donald Brittain 

The How the Trump Trial is Kind of Like OJ’s Episode

2021-02-11

https://www.nfb.ca/film/champions_part_1/

https://www.nfb.ca/film/champions_part_2/

https://www.nfb.ca/film/champions_part_3/

BookReport: Leadership In Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin 

The Jason Kenney Cannot Say Uh Oh Episode

2021-02-05

BookReport: The Man Who Ran Washington – The Life and Times of James Baker III by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser 

The Joe Biden is Going To Work (Homonym) Episode

2021-01-28

PodReport: Rabbithole

The David Epstein for Pseudo-Queen Episode

2021-01-21

PodReport: The Frost Tapes by Wilfred Frost

The Aloha-Travel-Gate Episode

2021-01-14

ShowReport: The Reagans (Showtime Documentary Mini-Series)

The Not Everyone Forgot Bev Oda Episode

2020-12-30

Showtime Link (US)

https://www.sho.com/the-reagans

Crave TV Link (Canada)

https://www.crave.ca/en?ua=eyJtIjoiYSIsInAiOlsiYyJdLCJsIjoiZW4ifQ==#/series/48189

BookReport: A Promised Land by Barack Obama

The Suburban Battle Royale Episode

2020-12-17

BookReport: The Presidents Club by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy

The Bad News Bears Iran Episode

2020-12-10

MovieReport: Les Rose (directed by Felix Rose)

The University Paper Economic Update Episode

2020-12-03

https://www.nfb.ca/film/rose-les/embed/player/

Les Rose, Félix Rose, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

BookReport: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

The Coals of a Dumpster Fire Episode

2020-11-26

BookReport: The Gatekeepers by Chris Whipple

The Rice Supplanting Rice Episode

2020-11-19

BookReport: The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

The Only FDR Had It Worse Episode

2020-11-12

PodReport: Slow Burn (Season 4) – David Duke by Slate

The Trump is HAL from 2001 Episode

2020-11-05

PodReport: Nate Silver on why 2020 isn’t 2016 – the Ezra Klein Show

The Neo Abe Lincoln Episode

2020-10-29

BookReport: Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Horse in a Hospital Episode

2020-10-22

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