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Noted difficult woman Catherine McCormick brings you conversations about feminism, sexuality, comedy, art, relationships, mental illness, and whatever else comes up.
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  • June 5, 2014 @ 11:32 am

    Belly Laughs with Sage Tyrtle

    This episode starts with a roundabout tale of my commute home. Following that, a fun and fascinating interview with storyteller extraordinaire Sage Tyrtle. We talk about homeschooling, the craft of storytelling, and lesbian lands, among other things.

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    Please come see Leave It To Beavers, June 26th at Comedy Bar. Tickets on sale at http://leaveittobeavers.brownpapertickets.com/ and comedybar.ca.
    Your host is @McCormCorp, your Audio Producer is @BorgDorg, and you can find Sage Tyrtle at tyrtle.com
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    May 27, 2014 @ 6:18 pm

    Leave It To Beavers! Solo Episode

    Hey pals, a quick 'n' dirty (Xtina-styles) solo episode due to BUSINESS of which I address herein. I talk about #YesAllWomen, the tribulations of booking a queer comedy space, and most importantly LEAVE IT TO BEAVERS, our exciting tri-produced (?) comedy jam June 26th at Comedy Bar featuring Janine Brito, DeAnne Smith, and a passel of queer lady stand up comics.

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    May 20, 2014 @ 4:53 pm

    Pumpkin Seeds with Ryan F. Hughes

    This week I talk about my trip to Boston for the Women in Comedy Festival. Following that a very fun convo with my pal Ryan F. Hughes.

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    Ryan and I talked about acting, writing, The Room and feminism, among other topics.
    You can find Ryan  on twitter @RyanFHughes. I'm @McCormCorp and the audio producer is @BorgDorg (Jesse Morrison).
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    May 12, 2014 @ 7:52 pm

    You Don’t Own Me with Marco Bernardi

    On this very special episode I talk a bit about my memory issues and the art of storytelling. After that comes a convo with my dear friend Marco Bernardi.

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    We talk about getting into and out of comedy, social work and video game crushes, plus so much more.
    You can find your host on Twitter @McCormCorp, the audio producer is Jesse Morrison (@BorgDorg). Please check out Marco's blog A Cockeyed Optimist.
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    May 6, 2014 @ 10:05 am

    Boneyard with Monica Heisey

    This week, more errata and more Stephen King talk. My delightful guest is the charming & talented Monica Heisey.

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    We talk about everything from Jack the Ripper to wholesome grade 8 parties to trend pieces on hipsters.
    You can find Monica on twitter @MonicaHeisey. You can find me as always @McCormCorp. Our audio producer is Jesse Morrison and you can find him @BorgDorg
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    April 28, 2014 @ 11:46 am

    Tiny Ships

    My first solo episode! Among other things, I talk about the Grateful Dead, Facebook, and how it's not always about you. It's not a perfect ep by any means but bear with me as I get the hang of this thing.
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    As always, you can follow me @McCormCorp and Jesse (who did not edit this ep; please attribute any and all mistakes, errors and burps to me) is @borgdorg
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    April 22, 2014 @ 11:04 am

    Dam Day with Mikaela Dyke

    Today's convo is with my good pal, the very talented actress/improviser/everything Mikaela Dyke. 

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    We talk about subjects as varied as Newfoundland, gender expression and the madcap romp that is American Horror Story. I already can't wait to have Mikaela back on to talk some more!
    As usual, your host is @McCormCorp, your audio producer is @borgdorg. You can follow Mikeala on Twitter @mikaeladyke. The song this week is "I'll Be There" by Honey West.
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    April 15, 2014 @ 12:00 pm

    Soupervisor! with Julia Weisser

    This episode of Box Social makes the switch from numbered shows to titled ones. I interview my delightful friend Julia Weisser, a social worker and artist from Montreal who's been my close friend for many years.
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    We talk about such wide-ranging topics as mental health, beans, social work, Québec and feminist porn.

    As always, you can tweet me @mccormcorp, You can also sign up for my newsletter here. Your Audio Producer is Jesse Morrison who you can tweet @borgdorg. Julia doesn't have a Twitter account (yet), so let's all just relax on that one.
    The music from each episode comes from my personal record collection. This week's song is a lovely cover of "Yesterday" by Tammy Wynette. The poem I read is Desederata by Max Ehrmann.
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    April 8, 2014 @ 4:29 pm

    Episode 8 with Jess Beaulieu!

    This week's guest is Jess Beaulieu, a woman who graciously forgives me despite the fact that I frequently pronounce her name incorrectly (including throughout this episode). Jess is a hilarious comic and fierce feminist. 

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    Tune in to hear Jess and I talk about everything from dietary restrictions to feminism to relationships, and hear a clip of Jess' stand up. At the end of the episode, I also read the poem A Woman of War.
    As always, your host is Catherine and your Audio Producer is Jesse Morrison. Each episode features music from my personal record collection - the song for this week is Just Because I'm A Woman by Dolly Parton.
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    February 16, 2014 @ 10:43 pm

    Episode #7 - Ian Lynch!

    This week I talk a little bit about getting ready to be on TV but then I jump into a fun episode with Ian Lynch, who you probably recognize from MuchMusic and MTV's One Girl Five Gays.



    We talk about everything from cohabitation to Fleshlights - yeah, it's that kind of episode. Full TMI warning in effect - but in the best possible way.

    The music from this episode comes from my own vinyl collection - this time it's "Eve Of Explosion" from the album The Sleepwalk Guitars of Dan & Dale - Theme from the Motion Picture Thunderball

    You can follow Ian Lynch on Twitter @Ian8InchLynch. Your host is Catherine McCormick, you can follow me on Twitter @McCormCorp. Your audio producer is Jesse Morrison, he's on Twitter @BorgDorg. Thanks for listening!
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