Podcast

Published On: December 06, 2018
How can documentary filmmaking and activism overlap?
Published On: November 22, 2018
What is marriage migration?
Published On: November 15, 2018
What happens when a city can’t keep the lights on?
Published On: November 13, 2018
From Indigenous self-identification to the power of verb choice and capitalization.
Published On: November 08, 2018
How can Canada make up for the gay purge?
Published On: November 06, 2018
Discover the new word that’s catching on fast across Canada — and the housing activist behind it.
Published On: November 01, 2018
How have humans re-engineered the planet?
Published On: October 31, 2018
Why should we have tough conversations?
Published On: October 30, 2018
Girlfriend, boyfriend, S.O., bae, better half, sweetheart, beau … what’s in a name?
Published On: October 25, 2018
Why are democracies struggling to be democratic?
Published On: October 25, 2018
How can someone talk to a white supremacist?
Published On: October 23, 2018
Hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta trace the evolution of a small word that’s had an outsize impact.
Published On: October 19, 2018
'On Docs' is a brand-new podcast about documentaries and the stories they tell. Join host Colin Ellis for conversations with filmmakers from around the globe.
Published On: October 09, 2018
Safe spaces, trigger warnings, snowflakes — oh, my. This episode explores the words we use when we talk about trauma.
Published On: October 02, 2018
What does it mean when we pepper everything we say with “like”? Word Bomb hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta take a good, hard listen to their own speech patterns and reveal some surprising stats.
Published On: October 02, 2018
What does it mean to doxx somebody? Word Bomb hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta delve deep into the dark history of an ever-evolving culture of online discourse.
Published On: October 02, 2018
In our very first episode of Word Bomb, hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta discuss the word “fat,” bias, and the “euphemism treadmill.”
Published On: September 25, 2018
Language moves fast—and Word Bomb is here to help. Unpacking one explosive word per week, hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta talk to experts and dive deep into lived experiences to share stories the dictionary doesn’t tell you.