To Kill a Mockingbird: Episodes 17, 18, & 19

Episode 17: Wherein your hosts discuss the first 11 chapters of “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, why Dill is the best of the kids, why Jem is SUPER annoying, and why the book is structured so that the first third is, in essence, an introduction. Next week will be chapters 12-21, followed by…

Episode 16: The One With The Mystery Robot

It’s a very exciting week in the dumpster! With our very special guest, our dear friend Aaron Kelly, we discuss gender dynamics in sports writing, why Megan gets into twitter fights, what movies they’re looking forward to seeing, being deceived by our parents, whether or not the NHL is going to the Olympics, and why Aaron…

Episode 15: The One With the Sporps Insider

It’s a special cross-over event! Join us on this week’s pod wherein your hosts ( and special guest Avry) talk about Edmonton sports media, what it would take for Connor to get run out of town, whether or not the Oilers are actually good, why Aaron Judge is the saviour of the MLB, why some…

Announcement! Welcome to the Garbage Fire Book Club!

Welcome to the Garbage Fire Book Club: Book Burning Edition! Over the summer, we will be diving into a novel in-depth because we teachers and that what we do, yo. Our first novel will be To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and the book will be divided into three sections for discussion. The episodes…

Episode 14: The One With All The Books

Wherein your hosts talk about why Connor McDavid isn’t as selfless as he appears, what they really think of ESPNs Body Issue, why Aaron Judge is the truth and the light, how many bears Kelsey saw, what books Megan has read so far this summer, what the Garbage Fire Book Club is all about (and…

Episode 13: The One With Nothing

Wherein your hosts talk about how the last day of school this year was WAY less emotional than last, whether the Oilers should trade Draisiatl (no), if Connor deserves all the money (sort of), why the Devils are better than the Oilers in many ways, why GLOW is a revelation, why everyone needs to see…

Episode 12: The One With the Drama Kitty

Wherein we welcome our first guest and talk (a lot) about the NHL (jerseys, awards, Golden Knights, Jordan Eberle and that 4×4 the Oilers gave Kris Russell), which Chris should run the Oilers social media, why depressing documentaries can be a refreshing change of pace from the unrelenting misery of sports fandom, and which athlete…

Episode 11: The One With The Generational Booty

Wherein your hosts talk about the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft and Awards Ceremony, the top 5 things we hate hearing from students, who’s got the NHL’s generational booty, why Leap Year is a cinematic masterpiece (even though it doesn’t make geographic sense OR star Nicolas Cage), why Jane Austen novels (and Kris Russell) are pretty…

Episode 10: The One With The Above Average Chris

Wherein your hosts address Kris Russell (again), talk a little bit about basketball and hockey, wax poetic about Daveed Diggs (and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), cast Taylor Hall as a member of the MCU, and spend an hour talking about how great Wonder Woman was (no, for real – spoilers from 9:42-1:08:28). Listen on Soundcloud Listen…

Episode 9: The One Where We Don’t Just Stick To Sports

Wherein your hosts talk about climate change deniers, whether athletes should have political opinions (spoiler: yes!), why Wonder Woman is absolutely necessary in today’s climate, why Megan likes taking pictures of the stars, and lastly what they’d REALLY ask Taylor Hall if he was a guest on the podcast. There it is pic.twitter.com/WRTod2LXto — Stephanie…

Episode 8: The One With All The Chrises

Wherein your hosts talk about not extending Kris Russell, the power of words, how much we loved King Arthur (SPOILER: A LOT), why GotG2 wasn’t as good as we’d hoped, why Tom Cruise is not Jack Reacher (#fakenews), goddamned Eddie Bondo, all the (other) Chrises, an alternate universe where Taylor Hall is still an Oiler,…

Episode 7: The One With Three High Fives

Wherein your hosts talk about how the Oilers got bounced from the playoffs (Go Preds!), who killed Jason Blossom (SPOILERS! 43:35-50:10), whether Kelsey’s allegiance to Taylor Hall is in question, why Serena Williams is the greatest of all time, what to do with Jordan Eberle and Kris Russell (hint: take them out to pasture), and…