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The Complete Transcript of Our 2nd Quarterly Review

    Thank you so much for listening to the In the Dark 2nd Quarterly Review. Hopefully my learning will dovetail with your listening. Having listened to the Making Oprah podcast I have been reminded that all this talk can make a difference. Of course I’m...

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I Might Be a Bad Customer

  It dawned on me that I might be a bad customer. I go on and on about bad customer service and I don’t think that isn’t true but there’s another wrinkle. I think I’m also particular if not demanding.   I was in a flower shop ordering a bouquet for El Wifo...

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This Week’s Thoughts

You Can Be Inappropriate If You’re Funny   Yuk Yuk’s founder Mark Breslin recently told The Canadian Press he feels standup comedy has “gotten really, really soft,” which Russell Peters agrees with. “Political correctness has disallowed us to be angry,”...

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This Week’s Thoughts

BEVERLY! CALL ON ME!   Today I talk to my dear friend Bev Wooding. We went to the University of Calgary together back in the 90s. I wanted to ask her what I am allowed to say and not to say these days. I don’t want to become a dinosaur. I don’t want to be a part...

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This Week’s Thoughts – One Mouth… 66 Ears

“Radio ties a million ears to one mouth.” I read that in the novel All the Light We Cannot See. Yeah, I’m reading a novel and it is hard. After being awash in New Yorkers I can’t read fiction anymore. I had no idea this was a skill set. Reading non-fiction is easy....

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This Week’s Thoughts

This Week’s Thoughts

Meet Ned. His parents are dead. Let it be a lesson to the rest of us.   Death on the Internet I was searching for a mysterious credit card charge explanation online when I came upon the blog of Jim Miles. It was about 10 years old I think and it was about how Jim...

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Me on “What’s So Funny”

  What's So Funny?: Podcast episode 433ish: Jason Bryden What's So Funny?: Podcast episode 433ish: Jason Bryden Jason Bryden left us for Toronto 3.5 years ago but we still love him. He was back in town visiting family so we nabbed him while we could. In this...

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This Week’s Thought

HOT BALLS     This one’s for the ladies… Did you know that during the hot weather all the male members of the species are just trying desperately to keep their balls cool. Every morning as they strap on a pair of the fruit of the looms the first thought that...

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This Week’s Thoughts

An Iranian, a Greek and President Jackson Walk into a Bar...   I think the opening monologue this week sounds a little out-of-date. But I got the kids all day so I’m leaving it! I don’t have time to re-record a new one. I’m talking about Trumpie again. I can’t...

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