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"The more we do together and the more we do to convince the world we are a collective and not just a bunch of individuals that walk this earth, we’re going to create a better tomorrow." It was an absolute...

Storytellers

There’s a story (some argue it’s a myth) about Ernest Hemingway and his mastery of storytelling. As the legend goes, Hemingway is in a bar where someone bets him that he can’t tell a compelling story using only 6...

Homegrown!

Here in Railtown, the Vancouver neighborhood that Roundhouse Radio calls home, you’re constantly driving through detours caused by movie and television production. Most of it is from the United States, with productions like Deadpool and The X Files taking...
“Up where they walk, up where they run, up where they stay all day in the sun…Wandering free, wish I could be, part of your world!” These were lyrics I frequently sang as a teenager. You may recognize them...
It’s been a very political week here at Roundhouse Radio. First, we’re gearing up for a provincial election that is promising to be a close one, while federally, Kevin O’Leary has shaken up the Conservative leadership race by dropping out. The Trump-watch...
This past week the world lost Emma Morano. She died at the age of 117 in Italy, making her the last known person still standing who had been born in the 1800’s. Before she died, Emma claimed her secret to...
My dog has no nose. So how does he smell? Terrible. Okay, that’s one of the first jokes I remember hearing as a child, but I was reminded of it this morning when I spoke to Dr. Stanley Coren. He’s...
It’s been the perfect week to talk to one of Canada’s foremost experts on advertising and marketing. Terry O’Reilly is a former adman turned writer and broadcaster who has been telling the stories from the trenches of modern advertising for...
I often clear my head by taking a bike ride around the Stanley Park seawall. I’ll often veer off and pedal into the woods to follow the trails for a bit and then emerge to gaze out on the...
According to The American Kennel Club, the most popular breed of dog in The United States…is a Canadian. Sort of. The Labrador Retriever is named as the most popular breed because of its size, energy level, and temperament. The pleasant temperament...

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