Semi-Intellectual Musings

Podcast on social sciences, humanities and arts. Join Matt and Phil as they embark on Semi-Intellectual Musings from social theory to how to cook with wine.

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Top 5 lists serve a precise purpose: they tell us what’s cool. David Letterman put out his top 10 lists night after night, and everyone fell in love. So, with a feeling of nostalgia, we decided to o...
August 13, 2017
It’s mid-summer and that means another form of nuisance has arrived to the rural way of life. To continue our fly-suite discussions, Phil talks about how deer flies made him miserable for a few days...
August 6, 2017
Join us on a journey as we recount the funny, the strange, the whimsical and the just plain odd newspapers stories of the past. It’s a very different episode than the regular show, and that’s a bo...
July 30, 2017
On the things that Matt & Phil enjoy: the long lunch during a round of golf, classic SNES games, poutine and late night walks that include other podcasts talking about the show. Matt’s baby can ...
July 29, 2017
Guess who’s back? Back to podcast....it’s Matt! Matt is back from newborn lalaland and ready to talk with us about the journey so far. He reveals the name of his newborn and sheds a few tears. He ...
July 23, 2017
This is the episode overflowing with gratitude and recognition to our amazing listeners and contributors. Matt and his wife welcomed a very special someone into the world. A baby girl, born in Ottawa...
July 16, 2017
  Mel & Phil had an adventure in Lanark County, Ontario and felt they had to talk about it. Although it rained their whole stay, the B&B they stayed at comes highly recommended. It started to...
July 6, 2017
Aaron is back with Phil to tell us all about The Fatherland. Recorded at Carleton University, where Aaron completed his Master’s and Doctoral work, Phil wonders if he’ll escape these solemn halls ...
June 28, 2017
In our neck of the woods, the month of June brings the start of warm weather, the end of the school term and the start of BBQ and patio season. It also brings blackflies, heatwaves, a perpetual feeli...
June 24, 2017
Phil provides commentary on a bird fight he witnessed between crows, blue jays and little sparrows. Matt admits that he is a sinker who is afraid of zombies. Who knew? Matt’s Anthropology 101 (14:2...
June 20, 2017

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