Hiatus - Happy Holidays!
November 24th, 2018
Hi everyone, welcome back to NewfoundPod. This isn't an episode, but just a quick update in your feeds to let you know that the podcast is on hiatus. …
Newfoundpod 26: 48 Horror Film Challenge, The Foran Hotel & Mrs Dower
October 24th, 2018
This time, more spookiness! I tell you (well, Elling Lien tells you) about the Nickel Festival's 48 Hour Horror Film challenge. Then I tell two classic Newfoundland ghost stories.
Thanks so much for listening today. I …
Episode 25 - The Balcony by Keith Daniels - Happy Halloween, Newfoundland
October 10th, 2018
Hello, and welcome back to NewfoundPod, a bite-sized podcast about Newfoundland. I'm your host, Debbie Wiseman, and this is episode 25 – Happy Halloween!
Yes, it's my favourite time of year again. Last year, I shared …
24: NewfoundPod Episode 24 - 9/11 In Newfoundland
September 10th, 2018
Tuesday will mark the 17th anniversary of the September 11th attacks on the United States. Over 200 planes were diverted from the US to Canada, and over 70 of those planes landed in Newfoundland and Labrador. There was …
23: NewfoundPod Episode 23 - Mary Dohey
September 1st, 2018
Mary Dohey isn't a household name in Newfoundland, and it seems like that's the way she wanted it. But Mary, who passed away last year at the age of …
22: NewfoundPod Episode 22 - Cats & Cabot
August 17th, 2018
Today I talk about the cancellation of NightLine, the Mad Catter Cafe and Discovery Day.
Facebook Page: …
NewfoundPod - Episode 21 - Remembering Neveah Denine - Newfoundland
August 10th, 2018
This week, sadly, we lost one of our own, Neveah Denine. Neveah was a daughter, a sister, a granddaughter, and a friend to all. She passed away on …
20: NewfoundPod Episode 20 - The Royal St. John's Regatta
July 27th, 2018
Episode 20 of Newfoundpod covers the Royal St. John's Regatta. I talked history, my personal stories, some other stories and the plans for the current year's races.
19: NewfoundPod Episode 19 - What's Up With The Podcast B'ye?
July 18th, 2018
In this episode I talk about the future of the podcast, the death of Anthony Bourdain, the search for Cortney Lake and adventures in the Newfoundland subreddit.
I made a bad edit in this one (probably more than one) …
18: NewfoundPod Episode 18 - Parts Unknown: Newfoundland
May 14th, 2018
As I promised on the Facebook page, here's my recap and thoughts on yesterday's episode of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown - Newfoundland.
17: NewfoundPod Episode 17 - Lovely Mummers, A Horror Movie Set In Newfoundland
April 5th, 2018
Crazy week here, but I got this episode finished....I did forget my intro though!
Here is the link to the "Lovely Mummers" Indigogo page: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/lovely-mummers-horror#/
A horror home …
16: NewfoundPod Episode 16 - Ireland and Newfoundland
March 17th, 2018
This weekend is St. Patrick's Day, and that got me thinking about how closely related Newfoundland and Ireland are. Our flags, our music, our accents, our looks, our beliefs, even the look of the land are so similar, …
15: NewfoundPod Episode 15 - Vera Perlin (Extraordinary Newfoundlanders) Newfoundland
February 5th, 2018
Today's episode is about the woman who was the driving force behind the Vera Perlin Society, an organization that believed children with disabilities were entitled to the same rights as any other child. Elizabeth Vera …
14: NewfoundPod Episode 14 - The Giant Squid of Newfoundland
January 15th, 2018
Newfoundland holds a few Guinness World Records: the first trans-Atlantic flight, the first European settlers in North America, the earliest record …
12: NewfoundPod Episode 12: My Christmas Memories
December 26th, 2017
I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season, whatever you celebrate and however you celebrate it. Today, I’m going to tell you how my family …
13: Newfoundpod Episode 13 - Newfoundland Traditions
December 26th, 2017
I hope you’re all having a wonderful holiday season. Today, I’m going to tell you about some Newfoundland Christmas traditions, some that have stuck …
11: NewfoundPod Episode 011 - Mummering In Newfoundland
December 11th, 2017
Mummering in Newfoundland can be traced back to the early 1800s, and was brought here by our Irish and English ancestors. So what is mummering? During the 12 days of Christmas, a group of people, usually family and …
No Episode This Week
November 27th, 2017
No episode this week as my sinuses are killing me. I'm going to skip over the railway and release the Christmas episodes in December and do the Railway episode in January.
10: NewfoundPod Episode 010 - Hockey Night In Canada's Bob Cole - Newfoundland
November 14th, 2017
Bob Cole is an announcer for NHL Hockey Night In Canada. At 84, Bob is semi-retired but still calls games from time to time on Sportsnet. He’s been …
9: NewfoundPod Episode 009 - Happy Halloween!
October 31st, 2017
Today's episode of NewfoundPod brings you three stories from storyteller, author and folklorist Dale Jarvis. You can find Dale's books at …
A Quick Note On A Change For NewfoundPod
October 26th, 2017
Hello, just a quick note this week from me about the podcast. I'm going to be changing things up a bit. First of all, the Halloween episode will be released on Tuesday. After that, I'm going to start releasing episodes …
8: NewfoundPod Episode 008 - Haunted Bell Island, Newfoundland
October 20th, 2017
In this second week of my Haunted Newfoundland series, I’m going to tell you about Bell Island, which is supposedly the most haunted island in North America. Let’s see if you agree by the time you finish this episode. …
7: NewfoundPod Episode 007 - Newfoundland Ghost Stories
October 13th, 2017
This week, I bring you part one of my Halloween series on the spookier side of Newfoundland - Ghost stories from St. John's.
6: NewfoundPod Episode 006 - Dorothy Wyatt - NewfoundPod, a bitesized podcast about Newfoundland
October 6th, 2017
Dorothy Wyatt was the first female councillor and first female mayor of St. John’s. She’s one of only two female mayors in the 115 year history of the city council. She actually had a lot of “firsts” in her life. I …
5: NewfoundPod Episode 005 – The Newfoundland Herald and Geoff Stirling - NewfoundPod, a bitesized podcast about Newfoundland
September 29th, 2017
A look at the Newfoundland Herald, created by Geoff Stirling
#Newfoundland #Newfoundpod #GeoffStirling #NTVNL
NewfoundPod: No show this week!
September 20th, 2017
No show this week because I'm not well.
NewfoundPod Episode 004: The 1929 Tidal Wave of Newfoundland
September 15th, 2017
On November 18, 1929, an #earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 occurred on the Grand Banks of #Newfoundland. This caused a tsunami that affected hundreds of people. These are their stories.
NewfoundPod Episode 003 - The 1775 Hurricane in Newfoundland
September 8th, 2017
Episode 3 focuses on a huge but mostly forgotten hurricane that devastated Newfoundland back in 1775. Then, a little mermaid talk. #Hurricane #Newfoundland #Mermaids #NewfoundPod
2: NewfoundPod Episode 002 – Newfoundland? Tell Me More! With a side of Chase the Ace
August 31st, 2017
#ChaseTheAce and #Newfoundland
1: NewfoundPod Episode 001 - An Introduction to NewfoundPod, a bitesized podcast about Newfoundland
August 26th, 2017
In this "first" episode I talk about who I am and why I started this podcast, and explain what it will be about.
Coming Soon - NewfoundPod, a bitesized podcast about Newfoundland
August 12th, 2017
A quick hello from NewfoundPod, a bitesized podcast about Newfoundland.