Sunday, June 11, 2023

Unintended Consequences

 Blackberry (the movie)

House Musical
AI Follies
New Zines
My 3-year old could do better than that
Tehran (the tv show)
Toronto Mayor's Race
Gordon Lightfoot RIP
....and more

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The opening music of this episode is a live version of Gordon Lightfoot's Early Morning Rain, ripped from YouTube for educational purposes.

Thursday, June 08, 2023

Murder At Ikea


This episode of The Agency Podcast, your Agents discuss the 2019 Ari Aster folk-horror film, Midsommar.

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Tuesday, June 06, 2023

Keanu Vs. Bronson

 This episode The Agents speak with Peyton McCarty-Simas about witches in horror films, a subject which includes psychedelics and discussion on political movements.

John Wick 4 (or... who would win a cage match between Keanu, Liam Neeson, and Charles Bronson)
Ted Lasso
Succession - it's back
Art and politics - Kent Monkman at the ROM
+ listener mail and more

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Sunday, June 04, 2023


 In this episode, Agents Candy and Eugene are joined by Special Agent Sarah Elliot to talk about the Whitechapel Murders - new theories, some bizarre; what the victims were really like, and 19th Century London compared to cities today.

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Friday, June 02, 2023

The Emerald Tablet Jorge Ben


The Art Of Misdirection


This episode:

CIA Backlash
AI Resistance
The Slap (and how to get attention) 
Weird Tales and Absurd Characters
DakhaBrakha at Koerner Hall
Morrisseau fraudsters busted
I Just Don't Know What to do with Myself
Creatives and Art Workers
Email from Andy
...and more

Our opening theme is a traditional tune called Wild Hog in the Woods, played by Agent Eugene on clawhammer banjo.
The ending musical snippet for this episode is from Sho Z-Pod Duba from a Tiny Desk Concert by DakhaBrakha.

This episode of The Agency Podcast is dedicated to Toronto naturalist, musician and teacher Miles Hearn, who passed on February 25 and also to Kiska, the last captive killer whale in Canada — also known as "the loneliest whale in the world" - who died at a Canadian waterpark this week. The orca was believed to be 47 years old.

A Non-linear Episode


Memory Theatre...


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