For women’s week and for our 99th episode, we’re interviewing Carley Schweitzer, program director at CJAM 99.1 FM!


Check out Carley’s show Everything’s No Good!


Visit for information about upcoming events, a full program schedule, and volunteer opportunities!


Today’s harmonica segment: what are you listening to right now? Tweet at us @hardcoverradio


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What does -gregious mean? Or -whelmed? Nicole Markotić talks with us about what happens when we remove prefixes from words and how fun language can be!


You can find her newest book of poetry, Whelmed, on Amazon.


The poems featured on the show today are “up” and “The Minotaur Dreams.”


#HarmonicaSegment: Think of a word that stood out to you today and write a poem about it!


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Today, we’re interviewing Windsor author, Christopher Canniff!



You can find his book, Poor Man’s Galapagos, on Amazon or on his website.



Check out Christopher’s events on October 24th and November 1st. Visit his website for more information!


#HarmonicaSegment: Write about your experience in another country and tweet us about @hardcoverradio


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P.S. – Just realized we never explained the title for today’s episode. “Twig” is in reference to the smaller branches of the Canadian Author’s Association.

Edit: /r/fatpeoplehate has been banned!

Today we’re talking about online forums, especially Reddit.


Reddit, in all its glory! “The front page of the Internet.”


C-51 recently passed into law. Is this a threat to Canadian free speech? Margaret Atwood thinks so.


Our featured poem is “The Hollow Men” by T.S. Eliot.


You can check out reddit’s creepy page here.

Or, you can learn about Creepypasta stories.


You can tweet us your futuristic username @hardcoverradio


Thanks for listening!