Posts by Dave

NTL 050 – Politics from the middle out, running the numbers, and Christmas tunes.

This week on the 50th (!!) edition of the National Talky League,

We talk

– we CLEAR OUR THROATS Questioning the rhetoric on both sides of the aisle
– Looking for facts, not emotional arguments
– The National Talky League summit and ensuing Christmas Trees
– Tipping and minimum wage
– in WHATCHA WATCHING? we talk Christmas songs, which do you love hate?

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NTL 049 – Skinny, Saskatoon Strippers, and Santa films.

It’s our pre-pre-Christmas episode, and Roger and Dave have much to discuss, from the inner workings of the podcast to beloved Christmas movies. And ….racism.

In this episode:

– Our first “Homegrown” Ad!
– Some examples of rejected ads!
– The worldwide reach of the National Talky League
– Which podcasts do the guys recommend?
– Skinny the polar bear
– Saskatoon Stripper Fundraiser
– Byelections

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NTL 048 – OVERTIME with Dave Lawrence

Switching things up this week, starting the game with Overtime! We talk to Canadian TV and film personality Dave Lawrence. Dave is one of the guiding forces behind FUBAR, FUBAR II and FUBAR: Age of Computer. We take a meandering wander through Dave’s journey as a producer, actor and director, and find out what lessons he’s learned through his journey.

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NTL 044 – OVERTIME with Willem Klumpenhouwer

This week’s OVERTIME edition features Willem Klumpenhouwer, a doctoral candidate at the University of Calgary. Willem’s focus of study is on transportation and urban planning, and he’s a regular at city council meetings. Willem shares his insights on Calgary’s transportation future, and how it might affect you in the years to come.

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NTL 041 – Post Election talk, Shark Jumping, and digit trauma.

This week on the podcast, the guys break down the Calgary election, from a number of angles. We go inside the the negotiations between the embodiment of the city and the Flames. The grappling story of a life saved and the furor that develops. Roger CLEARS HIS THROAT about whether racism was a factor in…

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NTL 040 – Calgary Municipal Election

It’s Election Day in Calgary, and Roger and Dave walk you through the Wards and run down the election issues in their own unique style. Still deciding who to vote for? Can’t really help you, unless you’re basing your vote on funny names. How close did NTL get to being correct? We’ll know soon enough.…

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NTL 039 – Calgary Election, Miley Cyrus, Syrup Art, and Song Lyrics.

This week on the National Talky League, Roger and Dave ponder the Calgary Municipal Election and the state of politics in general. – LET ME CLEAR MY THROAT We discuss the racism claims and whether it’s cool for your boss to suggest for whom you vote. – We talk about the Liberal government’s seemingly desperate…

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NTL 038 – Guns, Young Politicians, 2 Littlest2Hobo

This week on the National Talky League, we’re under the shadow of a hard day of bad news with the Las Vegas shootings and the death of Tom Petty. Roger and Dave struggle on and bring you insight and conversation in spite of it all. Strong Opinions, Loosely Held, Widely Shared. We talk – Roger…

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