Friday, December 29, 2023

DicksnJanes #977: some good things

Scarborough Dude talks his about Christmas 2023, plays with his new toys, and ends the year feeling positive.   

Friday, December 22, 2023

DicksnJanes #976: what if I tried

Scarborough Dude tries to get hold of some Christmas spirit, and almost gets there. 

I Gotta Get Drunk - Willie Nelson - Country Bad Boys
Me Gustas Tu - Manu Chao - Próxima Estación: Esperanza

Friday, December 15, 2023

DicksnJanes #975: sankofa?

Scarborough Dude recounts another great evening at the Only Cafe, rants on unpleasantly about recent political decisions he's against, and meets up again with Bruce and perhaps a new friend at the Guild Inn.
(Photo compliments of Susan Brewster)

Cluck Old Hen - Taj Mahal - Giant Step

Friday, December 08, 2023

DicksnJanes #974: 2much2remember

Scarborough Dude swings between heavy and lightheartedness while sharing further memory lapses. 

A Little Soulful Tune - Taj Mahal - Giant Step

Friday, December 01, 2023

DicksnJanes #973: CNDOP2023 Edition

Scarborough Dude cobbles together yet another 60 minutes of this and that while partway down a deepening rabbit hole.

Thursday, November 23, 2023

DicksnJanes #972: Giving Thanks

Scarborough Dude recalls a great night at the Only Cafe, and shares some thoughts from his favourite parks, as usual.

Paintbox - Pink Floyd - Relics
It's All Over Now - The Rolling Stones - 12 X 5 (Remastered)

Friday, November 17, 2023

DicksnJanes #971: yet another week

The Scarborough Dude walks and talks his way through yet another week. 

The World Turned Upside Down - Billy Bragg - Mojo: Revolution Blues
It Comes Right Down to You - It's a Beautiful Day - Marrying Maiden
Better World A-Comin' - Woody Guthrie - Mojo: Revolution Blues

Friday, November 10, 2023

DicksnJanes #970: earbuds lost and found

Scarborough Dude contentedly carrys on talking to fewer and fewer listeners from his favourite Scarborough parks, sometimes serious but usually quite happy.

Friday, November 03, 2023

DicksnJanes #969: Divisive Issues

Scarborough Dude visits his favourite parks, touches on divisive issues, and does something right. 

I Feel Fine - The Beatles - 1

Friday, October 27, 2023

DicksnJanes #968: Flustered

Scarborough Dude has a new way of looking at things.

Add Some Music To Your Day - Beach Boys - Best of the Brother Years 1970-1986

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

DicksnJanes #967: MacGregor Point Wildflowers

Scarborough Dude joins the fall Roadtrek gathering at MacGregor Point and gets high on Tom Petty's Wildflowers.

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

DicksnJanes #966: war and peace

Scarborough Dude gives thanks for the peaceful parks around him, and tries to find hope beyond the hatred and horror throughout the world.

Wednesday, October 04, 2023

DicksnJanes #965: otherminded

Scarborough Dude starts off visiting good friend Francis Wooby at his cottage, and ends with the magic of new friends at Bon Echo Provincial Park.

This episode fuelled by Kick & Push Brewing Company 

Friday, September 29, 2023

DicksnJanes #964: mix of sun and cloud

Scarborough Dude shares another week of ups and downs, ending with a special Rock handover. 

Time - David Bowie - Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story The Soundtrack

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

DicksnJanes #963: George and the Joe

Scarborough Dude brings listeners uptodate with the Rock handover at the Only Cafe, recorded at Presqu'ile, followed by a detailed explanation of the play George and the Joe, recorded in Gananoque.  

Sunday, September 10, 2023

DicksnJanes #962: old friends

Scarborough Dude meets up with and talks about old friends.  

Saturday, September 02, 2023

DicksnJanes #961: Bigger than Jesus!

Scarborough Dude learns more about the human body, prompting him to get get off his lazy ass, and reignites his love for the Beatles.

You Never Give Me Your Money - The Beatles - Abbey Road 

Thursday, August 24, 2023

DicksnJanes #960: Voyageur

Scarborough Dude continues to enjoy his summer, spending quality time with family, friends and camping with Sal.

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

DicksnJanes #959: this is now

Scarborough Dude enjoys the sound of freight trains while camping, has a productive but grumpy day, later figures out why, and ends on a happier note.

Tuesday, August 08, 2023

DicksnJanes #958: the way appears

Scarborough Dude talks about Japanese manners, has an unfortunate incident, and takes his listeners to more car races.

Tuesday, August 01, 2023

DicksnJanes #957: MMPR2023 Plus!

Scarborough Dude enjoys an unbroken streak of Marshall McLuhan Podcaster Roundtable Hamilton gatherings, and tops this one off with a trip to Barrie to meet his dear teacher friends from Japan.

Thursday, July 27, 2023

DicksnJanes #956: twisted narratives

Scarborough Dude goes to a movie, votes, and talks about lots of stuff he'll only remember when he listens back to this podcast.  

Sunday, July 16, 2023

DicksnJanes #955: a day at the races

Scarborough Dude decided against editing so here's the whole shebang - take it or leave it. 

Thursday, July 13, 2023

DicksnJanes #954: and a big Panama

Scarborough Dude talks about Scarborough, cluster bombs, racism, Aboriginal issues, religious stupidity, Roadtrek radio repair, Umbrella Academy, value of reading, life and death on earth and beyond, and ending the Pacific War. 

This Whole World - Beach Boys - Sunflower

Wednesday, July 05, 2023

DicksnJane #953: 80 to 300 million sperm per ejaculation!

Scarborough Dude tries to explain his beliefs on life and death, but gets sidetracked by religion and knots.

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

DicksnJanes #952: bingbingbingbingbing!!!

Scarborough Dude takes on topics he hopes will be of interest, but just kinda shrugs his shoulders if no one really cares.

Thursday, June 22, 2023

DicksnJanes #951b: a vrooming great time!

Scarborough Dude one again brings his listeners, and his gummies, to Mosport for the vintage races, part 2. 

Monday, June 19, 2023

DicksnJanes #951a: a vrooming good time!

Scarborough Dude once again brings his listeners, and his gummies, to Mosport for the Vintage races. 

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

DicksnJanes #950: eternity in an hour

Scarborough Dude has another app failure, takes his walker on the TTC, bemoans broken people, and apologies for bragging.

Sunday, June 04, 2023

DicksnJanes #949: Darlington

Scarborough Dude enjoys time to read and reflect at nearby Darlington Provincial Park in this longer than usual clearly unedited episode. 

Monday, May 29, 2023

DicksnJanes #948: Friendship Roadtrip Part 2

Scarborough Dude heads off on a five day road trip to visit dear friends in Gatineau, Ottawa, Richelieu and Kingston.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

DicksnJanes #947: Friendship Roadtrip Part 1

Scarborough Dude heads off on a five day road trip to visit dear friends in Gatineau, Ottawa, Richelieu and Kingston.

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

DicksnJanes #946: more mood swings

Scarborough Dude gets tested for cataracts and can’t drive home after eye drops, finally gets back to the Only Cafe and raises politically sensitive topics, tests his transmitter, talks about teen swarming, meets a special friend for coffee, talks about superstition, and can’t load his fn Presto card. 

Thursday, May 11, 2023

DicksnJanes #945b: it's all good

Scarborough Dude continues sharing his first camping outing of 2023 in part 2.  

Tuesday, May 09, 2023

DicksnJanes #945a: finding meaning camping

Scarborough Dude takes you along on his first camping outing for 2023.

Thursday, May 04, 2023

DicksnJanes #944: The Way I Feel

Scarborough Dude talks about Emperor Akihito, Margaret Atwood, King Charles, Gordon Lightfoot, the Yukon summer and opinion shaping. 

Early Morning Rain - Gordon Lightfoot - The Best Of Lightfoot

Friday, April 28, 2023

DicksnJanes #943: 75!

Scarborough Dude celebrates another birthday, talks about his mens group, identity politics, trigger warnings, the Dalai Lama, his library, and too much more.

Friday, April 21, 2023

DicksnJanes #942: It's Rolling Bob

Scarborough Dude talks greets you from inside his Roadtrek, talks about family, questions his own authenticity, shares some zen quotes, reluctantly signs up for Uber, deals with nagging pain, listens to CBC News, worries about Toronto's future, and takes care of car problems.  

Thursday, April 13, 2023

DicksnJanes #941: life balance restored

Scarborough Dude talks about his flattering portrait, Nigeria, trans matters, strolls thru a new park, gets new library books, has another drivethru mishap, then talks about dogs, weird songs and the Dalai Lama. 

Take Me Back to Piaui - Juca Chaves - Sunbathing in Ibiza
Kids On Holiday - Animal Collective - Sung Tongs

Thursday, April 06, 2023

DicksnJanes #940: digging up the past

Scarborough Dude almost makes a new friend, struggles with self-love, returns to his old church, talks about Canadian canals, his declining mobility, his Roadtrek, Toronto mayoral election, and lets Chicken have his say.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

DicksnJanes #939: a well-appearing patient

Scarborough Dude takes Sal out for a day, comments on local news stories and badmouths lawyers again, quotes from a 1970 Playboy article on drug policies, and shares his latest health reports.

('Til) I Kissed You - The Everly Brothers - Best Of

Thursday, March 23, 2023

DicksnJanes #938: further progress

Scarborough Dude complains about Shoppers self-checkout, worries he’s short on compassion, rues the loss of youthful innocence, celebrates freedom, borrows 3 books from Cedarbrae library, explains spinal stenosis, and enjoys a Burger King breakfast.

Let's Think About Livin' - Bob Luman - 100 Country Classics

Thursday, March 16, 2023

DicksnJanes #937: I'm On My Way

Scarborough Dude chats from his favourite local parks, talks about using his new rollator, and shares a favourite song. 

Lakmé: Flower Duet - The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra - Top 200 Classics: The Very Best of Classical Music
Alabam - Cowboy Copas  - 100 Country Classics

Thursday, March 09, 2023

DicksnJanes #936: Awkward March

Scarborough Dude talks in bits and bites this episode, while processing changes to his mobility, with some whining at the end. 

Grown Up Wrong - The Rolling Stones - 12 X 5 (Remastered)

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

DicksnJanes #935: this here now

Scarborough Dude talks about his present circumstances and limitations,  drives to Thompson Park, talks about Podcamp Toronto, and revisits himself as a 60 year old reciting a poem.  

Johnny with the Bandy Legs - The Highwaymen - The Greenwich Village Folk Scene

Monday, February 13, 2023

DicksnJanes #934: my bum leg

Scarborough Dude recounts recent health issues, reflecting on possible lifestyle changes.

Saturday, February 04, 2023

DicksnJanes #933: Walker Talker

Scarborough Dude begins and ends this episode with Walker Talker in Thompson Park, and in between  talks about Dark, Avatar, The New Puritans, high school English courses, public safety, solutions to youth violence and important family matters. 

The Fun Lovin' Criminal - Fun Lovin' Criminals - Bag of Hits

Monday, January 23, 2023

DicksnJanes #932: Don't Label Me

Scarborough Dude talks about the Netflix series Dark, cancel culture, Tara Henley, Irshad Manji and diversity of viewpoint.

Sheila - Tommy Roe - Let's Dance - 100 Original 1960s Hits

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

DicksnJanes #931: sharing time

Scarborough Dude talks about Canada's F35 purchase, juvenile crime in Toronto, the Kennedy assassination, the Only Cafe, letters from the past, and too much more. 

The Darktown Poker Club - Phil Harris - Phil Harris - His Original & Greatest Hits

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Dicksnjanes #930: Engaging

Scarborough Dude talks about artist Jogi Makhani, mediator personality traits, the Roman Empire, the 505 Dundas, Jordan Peterson, friend Bob Dawes, Prince Harry, and pays homage to Master Podcasters Anthony and Dave while playing the 5 Ds.

I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General - The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company - The Very Best of Gilbert & Sullivan