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Jan. 24, 2005

“To gain their confidence, Frank played the game according to their rules...”

This week, as a New Year's gift, the entire Town Beat! archive comes online here. Town Beat! was a television pilot produced by the Great Eastern team in 2001 for CBC Television. It wasn't picked up, but CBC did show the pilot in 2004... [more]

Dec. 22, 2004

Ed Riche on Sounds Like Canada

GE/Sunnydays alumnus Ed Riche (also known as Edward Riche in literary circles) was interviewed Dec. 20 on CBC Radio’s Sounds Like Canada... [more]

Dec. 9, 2004

“I’m wearing something of yours now....”

The last two episodes of the Great Eastern, from April of 1999. By then everyone knew there was no hope of the show being renewed... [more]

“The wrapping of solstice gifts and puddings, so much? Get out! And we have tale tellings.”

The Great Eastern archive is now complete. I can hardly believe it... [more]

Dec. 3, 2004

“It’s a post-junctionist poetics really.”

We are in the home stretch. This week, we add one new episode and tidy up a few already posted-episodes.... [more]

Nov. 26, 2004

“I’m afraid I’m not up on your old Cambridge traditions, sir.”

Elmer Collins, Ham Operator is our feature this week, the splendid BCN wartime radio drama... [more]

Nov. 18, 2004

“This isn’t funny, but he sexually assaulted Budge Doyle’s Chevy Blazer last year”

No, not Paul. Orv Gommel, one of the subjects of Tracy Babstock’s sports roundup on one of this week’s new episodes.... [more]

Nov. 4, 2004

“It’s okay, Erling, you’re just having a nervous breakdown.”

Welcome to Season Five. And do we ever take a chunk out of Season Five this week — four new episodes and three episodes redigitized with added textual material. [more]

Oct. 28, 2004

“The Sixty-four Agonies;
Three-thousand Itches...”

Last night, the moon turned blood red, the Red Sox won the World Series, and we completed the set for Season Four of the Great Eastern. An auspicious night indeed... [more]

Oct. 22, 2004

Found: Moth Moving and Shipping?

At the fringes of the commercial district in Brighton, England, a warren of narrow streets called “The Lanes”, an unassuming pub ... [more]

Oct. 22, 2004

The Nine Planets, by Edward Riche

Great Eastern writer Ed Riche has a new novel out, which I highly recommend ... [more]

Oct. 21, 2004

“I seen him leave the motel with a wheel of cheese and an axle jack...”

Two shows on the plate; five more in the hopper to complete Season Four. This week: Tuscan-trash-talking an art gallery, speaking Electrosprach, and the “very greatest thing” Paul has ever seen ... [more]

Oct. 14, 2004

“And at the other table, the Gang of Four...”

We roll along with three new shows this week: bidding a Great Leap Forward with Deng ... Paul’s lost years... and the sorry prospects for a Dough man ... [more]

Oct. 7, 2004

“I would point to episode 7, The Enemy Within: the good and evil Jim Kirk.”

Three new shows are available this week: William Shatner’s acting is interrogated, Paul’s abduction by aliens is recalled, and Pepito brings Paul a gift. ... [more]

Oct. 1, 2004

“Vast blinding ribbons of revelation...”

Three new shows from Season Four this week: conkerbells, beat poets, Big Lad and the elusive Hugh Kuva, submonoist. [more]

Sept. 23, 2004

“It’s the beans, Paul.
The beans must have been bad.”

Two new shows from Season Four this week, plus a revised old show. CAUTION: May contain moose-hunting information... [more]

Sept. 16, 2004

“He was a real captain...”

Two new shows this week, as we march relentlessly to completism.... The American Wavelength documentary and episode one from season four...PLUS: Mo' Better Audio! [more]

Sept. 10, 2004

“So put your shoes on!
There is something good in them!”

Good Morning, peoples of Canada, and bonjour Newfoundland, gudin daginn Iceland. Welcome back to the new Great Eastern website, spiffed up, buffed and polished for your enjoyment. [more]

Oougubomba Redux

By popular demand, the first shows we present on the new GE web are the Oougubomba cycle, from season four. [more]

Aug. 31, 2004

Sunny Days put to bed...

The last episode of Sunny Days and Nights, the CBC summer show and creative heir to the Great Eastern, was put to bed this week. [more]