Friday, December 31, 2021

DicksnJanes #876: so long 2021

The Scarborough Dude slides in one more podcast before the end of 2021.

Thursday, December 23, 2021

DicksnJanes #875: who's right?

Scarborough Dude questions how much others shape his opinions, and talks about other podcasts.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

DicksnJanes #874: don't hang up!

Scarborough Dude enjoys his park outings, and talks about some questionable business dealings.

Thursday, December 09, 2021

DicksnJanes #873: join the dance

Scarborough Dude checks in from Bluffers and Thompson parks, and from Sal - sounds like he's all over the place in this episode.

(The Magpie, Claude Monet, 1868)

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

DicksnJanes #872: #CNDOP

Scarborough Dude gives his listeners a break with a shorter episode in celebration of Canadian National Day of Podcasting.

Saturday, November 27, 2021

DicksnJanes #871: Get Back

Scarborough Dude talks about the new film on The Beatles, Get Back, and other stuff in passing, as usual.

Across The Universe - The Beatles - Let It Be
I Me Mine - The Beatles - Let It Be

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

DicksnJanes #870: America!

Scarborough Dude shares time in parks, and on the subway and bus, ending in stunned disbelief at what's happening south of our border.

Sunday, November 14, 2021

DicksnJanes #869: Joyful Times

Scarborough Dude visits parks, talks about the DicksnJanes zine, and enjoys a great visit with Cousin Dave.

Thursday, November 04, 2021

DicksnJanes #868: For Whom the Bell Tolls

Scarborough Dude messes up a special anniversary, and talks about beloved friends from Lachine.
It All Depends - Eric Clapton - Behind the Sun
(Glen, Bruce, Brent, Deb, Harold)

Thursday, October 28, 2021

DicksnJanes #867: Another Windsor Weekend

Scarborough Dude visits his dear Windsor friends again, and tells a story of lost keys when he returns home.  

Satyagraha: Tolstoy Farm - Douglas Perry, Christopher Keene, New York City Opera Chorus & New York City Opera Orchestra - The Essential Philip Glass (Deluxe Edition)

Thursday, October 21, 2021

DicksnJanes #866: Malcolm Lake

Scarborough Dude enjoys 24 hours of good conversation at another of Ontario's beautiful quiet lakes. 

Two of a Kind - Syd Barrett - The Best Of Syd Barrett: Wouldn't You Miss Me?

Thursday, October 14, 2021

DicksnJanes #865: inhumanity

Scarborough Dude looks into the dark side of life outside his bubble.

Sorrow Tears And Blood - Fela Kuti & The Africa '70 - Mojo: Revolution Blues

Thursday, October 07, 2021

DicksnJanes #864: Emily

Scarborough Dude starts off in a favourite municipal park, and ends in a great provincial park, talking the entire time.

Friday, October 01, 2021

DicksnJanes #863: Bluffers Park Time

Scarborough Dude spends a lot of time at Bluffers Park, mostly reading. 

Thursday, September 23, 2021

DicksnJanes #862: Sauble Falls

Scarborough Dude goes camping again, this time to Sauble Falls by the shores of Lake Huron. 

Saturday, September 18, 2021

DicksnJanes #861: exactly where I'm supposed to be

Scarborough Dude talks while driving, thinks about future changes, and hangs out at local parks.

Sunday, September 12, 2021

DicksnJanes #860: back at the Only

Scarborough Dude enjoys an afternoon back at the Only with friends, and reflects on 9/11.

Thursday, September 02, 2021

DicksnJanes #858: touchy topics

Scarborough Dude receives an award, sits happily in parks, and takes on some current issues.

Friday, August 27, 2021

DicksnJanes #857: Presqu'ile

Scarborough Dude joins his brother, sister & in-laws for  a post-covid gathering outside Kingston, followed by a quiet night on his own at Presqu'ile Provincial Park on Lake Ontario.  

Friday, August 20, 2021

DicksnJanes #856: Earl Rowe

Scarborough Dude spends two nights at Earl Rowe Provincial Park, and takes you along for some of it, including the unveiling of his new book, More of My Life In Letters. 

Saturday, August 14, 2021

DicksnJanes #855: partytime!

Scarborough Dude slowly gets back into socializing with friends again, and visits his favourite parks.

Friday, August 06, 2021

DicksnJanes #854: Turkey Point Podcast

Scarborough Dude opens up about his feelings of disconnect with The Only Ken, and moves on to another soul soothing camping trip with Sal.

Friday, July 30, 2021

DicksnJanes #853: steady my health

Scarborough Dude blabs on about his health, his and other books, news stories and hypocrisy. 

Sunday, July 18, 2021

DicksnJanes #852: escape to reality

Scarborough Dude shares further reflections on his camping and cottage vacation, then comes back to face reality, ending on a sour note. 

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

DicksnJanes #851: Southern Ontario Getaway

Scarborough Dude enjoys a lovely little five day holiday in the company of good friends, beginning and ending camping alone. 

Monday, July 05, 2021

DicksnJanes #850: pfully pfizered!!

Scarborough Dude get his second shot, and manages to offend both Canadians and Americans on their national holidays. 

Saturday, June 26, 2021

DicksnJanes #849: watching the trees, very little resistance

Scarborough Dude goes camping on the shores of Lake Huron; lots of time for kookie reflections. 

Friday, June 18, 2021

DicksnJanes #848: we're glad we did

Scarborough Dude talks and you listen - or not. But try anyway.

Friday, June 11, 2021

DicksnJanes #847: shifting thinking

Scarborough Dude talks recent and past events in Canada, the tragic murder of a good family, the influence of friends, and getting older.

Friday, June 04, 2021

DicksnJanes #846: flavour of the month

Scarborough Dude cleans up the garage, continues the sage of the slide digitizer scam, and has some advice for social justice warriors. 

Saturday, May 29, 2021

DicksnJanes #845: slipped out words

Scarborough Dude offers more of the same, and throws in some shoutouts and congratulations.

Friday, May 21, 2021

DicksnJanes #844: voices with choices

Scarborough Dudes starts and ends this episode sitting in parks, with a toke in the middle.

Friday, May 14, 2021

DicksnJanes #843: and more more

Scarborough Dude talks about family, communication issues, and other stuff I can't recall unless I listen back so maybe you can tell me eh. 

Waterloo - Stonewall Jackson - 100 Country Classics

Saturday, May 08, 2021

DicksnJanes #842: just more

Scarborough Dude talks about friction, doing the right thing, toaster ovens, fidgety locks, letters and memories, getting organized, and celebrates another special birthday.

Seun Kere - Christy Essien Igbokwe -

Friday, April 30, 2021

DicksnJanes #841: another year older

Scarborough Dude celebrates a birthday, talks about his letters, revisits free will, gratitude and lack of compassion.

Who'll Stop The Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival - Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits
Baby Let Me Follow You Down - Bob Dylan - The Greenwich Village Folk Scene

Saturday, April 24, 2021

DicksnJanes #840: self-validation

Scarborough Dude talks about his father, the Dunvegan and Abegweit ships, American justice, John Lennon, compassion and free will.

Black Is - The Last Poets - Mojo: Revolution Blues

Saturday, April 17, 2021

DicksnJanes #839: the living past

Scarborough Dude talks about friendships, personal growth, favourite books, poetry, the DicksnJanes zine, old letters, the Queen and Prince Philip. Guest Host: Chicken

The World Turned Upside Down - Billy Bragg - Mojo: Revolution Blues
Carey - Joni Mitchell - Dreamland

Saturday, April 10, 2021

DicksnJanes #838: expressing gratitude

Scarborough Dude talks about cops, sick leave, the brain, The Serpent, his dentist, UBI, the Queen, gratitude, and how to give thanks.

Dance Ten Looks Three - Pamela Blair - A Chorus Line

Friday, April 02, 2021

DicksnJanes #837: synchronicity and/or serendipity

Scarborough Dude plays a new CD, reads about WW2, watches Samurai, cleans up Sal, reflects on death, searches for a missing photo, finds family treasures, reclaims more letters, enjoys his last free coffee.


No One Wants To Die - Atamina - Mojo: Revolution Blues

Friday, March 26, 2021

DicksnJanes #836: a wobbly edge

Scarborough Dude shops around for a stove, visits his favourite parks, gets high, meets someone new, bitches about government censorship, drinks coffee, gets a blood test, expresses gratitude.

One (Reprise) - Finale - A Chorus Line Cast - A Chorus Line

Thursday, March 18, 2021

DicksnJanes #835: you think you think?

Scarborough Dude talks about his cat, free will, buying a stove, the Grammys, true artists.

Jack O'Diamonds - Ramblin' Jack Elliott - The Greenwich Village Folk Scene

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

DicksnJanes #834: We're All Fragile

Scarborough Dude talks about coffee, Malcolm, Dougie, Gary, Yuki, Meghan, Harry.

Things We Said Today - The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night

Thursday, March 04, 2021

DicksnJanes #833: there's an app for that

Scarborough Dude takes a tumble and learns how to use an app to order coffee; yes, it's come to this. 

Railroad Bill - The New Christy Minstrels

Friday, February 26, 2021

DicksnJanes #832: From Dogs to Joy

Scarborough Dude talks about dogs, LPs, CBDs, the Universe, books, Ferlinghetti, lost T-shirts, photos and more from local parks and his basement bar.


Good Ol' Boys - Moe Bandy - Country Bad Boys

Friday, February 19, 2021

DicksnJanes #831: from donuts to stoves

Scarborough Dude starts off with another seniors moment and ends needing a new stove.

Mouettes - Vangelis - Opera Sauvage

Friday, February 12, 2021

DicksnJanes #830: miscommunications

Scarborough Dude rides over a few few bumps in the road, but gets to where he has to be.

Peg and Awl - Doc Watson & Clarence Ashley - The Greenwich Village Folk Scene

Friday, February 05, 2021

DicksnJanes #829: life as it flows

Scarborough Dude enjoys his walks in the parks, and get all Zennie about it, thanks to Alan Watts.

Walkin' After Midnight - Patsy Cline - 100 Country Classics

Friday, January 29, 2021

DicksnJanes #828: The Basement Library Bar Revisited

Scarborough Dude keeps on keeping on, talking books and ending with a new vision for his basement bar.

(This episode put out using Audacity, not GarageBand; thanks Doug and Sylvain)

Friday, January 22, 2021

DicksnJanes #827: Letting Go...

Scarborough Dude bounces back from the half cookie and advises all to exercise creativity.

Me Gustas Tu - Manu Chao - Próxima Estación: Esperanza
You Set the Scene - Love - Definitive Rock: Love

Friday, January 15, 2021

DicksnJanes #826: half a cookie

Scarborough Dude shares another week with you, ending laughing.

Everybody Loves a Lover - Doris Day - The Roots of Mod