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The 'Horse

The 'Horse

By Jenny Hamilton and Dan Bushnell
Two long time Yukon locals, Dan Bushnell and Jenny Hamilton, chat with each other and with guests about life in general, with a northern perspective.
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Atis pt 1
Dan and Jenny chat with their friend Atis.  Topics include; Atis's found toy box, Pajamas in public, Spring cleaning, Cats kinks, Taking care of your appearance, balding, Head shaving, how Dan is not afraid of anything, Benjamin the dog and Damien and Lou the cats, cat dentistry, what annoys Dan about legalization of cannabis and the Bushnell family rule of breaking laws. also much coffee poring and toy robot crashing can be enjoyed on this episode. Plus so many laughs!
31:27
March 6, 2021
Salad pt 2
We continue our conversation with Salad and chat about a lot of important things, Ego vs Depression, the tortured artist, imposter syndrome, butchering Jenny's jokes. Then we spin off into many tangents; deodorant, Silkwood showers, Cher, Good Medicine and the providers of such meds, Bidets, Nutella, sugar free foods, Horse sushi and other consumerism issues.
42:24
February 27, 2021
Salad pt 1
Tattoo Artist, Salad, who works in Toronto and Montreal comes home to the Yukon and chats with Dan and Jenny. Topics covered include; Beds: height and how to destroy them during sex. What scares Jenny?. Fighting as an older person. High school bullshit which is how Dan and Jenny met. Then introductions, cuz we are not actually organized. Dad jokes versus Uncle jokes. Our funerals and hoe Salad learned to tattoo. Part 2 coming next week...
39:08
February 20, 2021
Cancel Culture Enigma pt.2
Dan and Jenny's conversation continues... and their age shows greatly, HA!
34:42
February 13, 2021
Cancel Culture Enigma pt.1
Dan and Jenny chat about cancel culture in this first episode of two. 
37:34
February 6, 2021
Creepy Lotion Guy
Dan treats us with his talent of "doing voices" Then the conversation leads to the topics of scaring people, aka; Nothing scares me: challenge accepted. Jenny and Dan also chat about being hyper critical of their work, how to be "artful", Chess, dance, hairstyling and fashion. ending with their retirement plans.
33:08
January 30, 2021
Horrible Dinner Guests
Dan and Jenny chat topics include;  Cheese, being horrible dinner guests, missing performances, what we will do first  when it is safe, supporting the Arts and pay to play. 
21:44
January 23, 2021
Ravens, Cats and Angry Sex
Jenny and Dan get together and talk about the Yukon winter's beauty, Ravens, cats and dogs. Is it better to love the same things or hate the same things? Angry sex, Sex work, socializing in schools and Stilton cheese.
26:28
January 16, 2021
Checking in...
Dan and Jenny, being long time friends, will check in on each other. This time they recorded it, their first 2021 check in with each other.  They talk about dealing with stress, or not dealing with it, seeking comfort and distractions, always talking from experience, not judgement, and ways we can be good to ourselves and each other.
31:32
January 9, 2021
The First request show!
Dan and Jenny answer some questions from a friend of Dan's. 1) no Covid talk...mostly done.. more of a request than a question. 2) Why is Snow White, or is it why "Snow White", they answer one 3) What do they think of Yukon drivers... for those easily offended by swear words, this is where you will be triggered. Brace yourself! 4) How are they managing so far in 2020. This is a loaded question that springs up many topics for Jenny and Dan, who then answer all the questions of what is bad in the world, the root issues and eventually leads back to them answering the original question. Happy New Year!
34:48
January 2, 2021
Food Glorious Holiday Food!
Jenny and Dan chat about holiday foods, and other foods and everything that leads us to food babies and food commas. Background noise provided by, Benjamin...the adorable bulldog that lives in Dan's home.
38:14
December 26, 2020
Ed Lockington pt. 2
Ed is back! Part 2.  We talk about a lot, we hold back nothing, and we laugh even more. So sit back and enjoy.
35:13
December 19, 2020
Tantric Sex? No thanks, we are to old and busy for that! :)
Jenny and Dan sit together again and converse about religion and repression, young people who lecture us about sex; or are we just jealous? Tantric sex and other things we don't do. Topics also include: Abbie Hoffman, Baby boomers and Gen Z. Cancelling versus conversations.  Then Benjamin attacks Larry.
37:41
December 12, 2020
Jenny, the old man.
Dan and Jenny sit down and chat like they love to do. Topics include; No time change in the Yukon, street drugs for mental health, hoarders, audiobooks, Burt Reynolds, the Yukon in the 90's and the life saving music of Steve Earle.
34:11
December 5, 2020
Ed Lockington pt. 1
Jenny's long time friend Ed Lockington joins her and Dan for an old fashions B.S. session. Spoiler: Heavy Sarcasm, Tongue in Cheekery and many laughs happen in this episode.  Chatting about working, not working, primates, marriage, the importance of sports, French versus English tv advisories. We delve into Jenny and Ed's friendships beginnings in junior high, what made the cool kids cool, and what made them not cool.  We talk about how comedy has changed, changed us as performers and people and hasn't cancelled us... oh and of course how old we are.   
34:35
November 28, 2020
Canadian Immigrants are also white people?
Dan and Jenny talk about immigrants and diversity, and missing visiting cities.  They delve into the health risks of wearing masks and chat about how humans are resistant to change, such as seat belt laws.  They also speak about family who have sacrificed during other world events and how that has left them everything, especially grateful.
32:44
November 21, 2020
Shauna Jones pt 2
We continue our conversation with Shauna, covering art during the pandemic, bikes, corn mazes, fall back jobs and loving salt!
30:34
November 14, 2020
Shauna Jones pt 1
We chat with Artist, Performer and Designer Shauna Jones.  We talk about Art, becoming a working artist and everything awesome about Shauna! We also did not seem to swear as much...but there is a part two, so hang on!
35:47
November 7, 2020
Dogs, Cats and Kids
Dan and Jenny tackle the subjects of legalization, Health Fads, Public Funding and artist ownership, vaccines and anti-vaxxers, and the realness of cooties. Then Dan, a new dog owner, speaks to the grossness of dogs. We finish with the question of, is thinking the same as sinning. Happy Halloween to you all. Stay safe out there!
38:14
October 31, 2020
Dan Hill
We speak with artist and entrepreneur Dan Hill about life in Vancouver during the pandemic, and how it differs from the Yukon. Dan and Dan reminisce about their friendship's early days as roommates and art school students. Its a nice trip down memory lane, even if you don't have the memories for various reasons.
36:25
October 24, 2020
Jules Anderson and Britt O'Laney pt. 2
We continue our conversation with these two east coast imports to the Yukon.
24:26
October 17, 2020
Britt O'Laney and Jules Anderson pt. 1
We speak with Jules and Britt about their experience in the Yukon so far.   How they picked this place, what they expected, what they got and how the first year has been.  From the  east coast to the west coast and straight on North, its been a heck of a ride.
27:53
October 10, 2020
Bantering and Bitching
Dan and Jenny talk about forest fires, exercise, masturbation and pork fat.  The conversation, or banter continues with ED meds and electric fences.  Chickens and bulldogs, messing with apprentices and prep cooks, one horrible story finishes the bitch session.  Then the sun came out and they both felt better
31:23
October 3, 2020
Moira Sauer pt. 2
We continue our chat with Moira.   Yes, more theatre talk, including the local production of Boston Marriage.  We then rave about Dan's cousin Arabella Bushnell and her greatness, the importance of getting out to shows even when you just don't want to, more theatre and nudity in arts.
25:37
September 26, 2020
Moira Sauer pt. 1
We talk with the incredible Moira Sauer on the phone.  Of course we chat about theatre, getting Dan on a stage, then we talk about first kisses and how good art is created.
31:53
September 19, 2020
Po'Boy Game
Dan and Jenny talk about systemic racisms in Canada, Flyers and online deals, Po'Boys and fried chicken. The horrors of hand sanatizer and papercuts, how dating now is gross cuz we are old, and pet adoptions.
51:40
September 12, 2020
Daisy the Pug rides a motorcycle
We get a visit from Daisy to Pug, who pulls up on a motorcycle. So, of course we talk about dogs. We continue the conversation speaking about our Covid19 diets, which includes potato chips and chicken wings. The conversation touches on Canadian versus American politics, then we talk about "talking Good Shit" and we finish with the evil of greeting cards and how to pretentious when sharpening your pencil. 
39:42
September 5, 2020
Dave White
Dave White joins us for the first part of this episode.  We talk music, Hometowns, music, who of us is the most full of crap and more music. Then when Dave leaves, we talk shit about him.       Cuz that is how we roll! We also touch on a creation of a podcast drinking game,  graphic novels versus comic books and newly discovered cave art. 
35:19
August 29, 2020
Reid Vanier
Jenny and Dan chat about moving forward in these pandemic times the only way we know how. Touching heavily on Dan's theories of human nature. We are then joined by Reid Vanier.  We talk about kids versus teens, food versus sex, food during sex and the new chemical helpers for erectile tissues. 
32:36
August 22, 2020
Kate White
Speaking with Life long Yukoner and amazing human being Kate White! Topics include:  Yukon Summer Apparel,  Canada's favourite complaint "the Weather",  Working when young,  Buying stuff,  pandemic busy..or not,  Being Lucky and  Kids versus Pets.
38:14
August 15, 2020
Kirsty, with an I R, Wells
Talking to Tattoo artist extraordinaire, Kirsty Wells.  From her life growing up in the Yukon, schooling in Dawson City and living in Germany.  We also chat about hunting, Covidiots, festival postponements, Expo 86, micro dosing and joke of the day. All to the sound track of local traffic, which is weirdly garbled. 
33:50
August 8, 2020
Rage Baking
Dan and Jenny bullshitting about how people are just people, Working in Shops, Getting Old and Gardening! also trying to find the perfect baking recipe, with some success during this pandemic.
23:58
August 1, 2020
We are Jerks!
Dan and Jenny chat about Covid on cash, Phobias, being kind to workers and pedicures and dogs.
39:49
July 25, 2020
Dan and Jenny
Jenny and Dan talk about taking up space, the New Normal, Travelers and guests with a sprinkling of politics here and there. Yah, we are just bitching and bullshittin'
30:59
July 18, 2020
Sarah Gallagher
We chat with Sarah Gallagher, one of the Yukon's favourite Librarians and Dan's better half.  We speak about the library during a pandemic, social media, job roles, sunscreen versus parasols and the awesome cats we have.  Special audio guest this episode is Jenny's neighbour's sprinkler!
33:50
July 11, 2020
Dr. Grant Zazula pt. 2
We continue our chat with Dr. Grant Zazula. We talk Giant Beavers, yah a real thing! We get into his work in Old Crow Yukon, and touch on how scientist and artist are the same, very dedicated and maybe a bit nuts. And again, GIANT BEAVERS!
31:13
July 4, 2020
Dr. Grant Zazula Pt. 1
We sit down with Dr. Grant Zazula, the Yukon's head Paleontologist.  We talk about his life getting to  the Yukon and his work here.  Grant is an encyclopedia of knowledge, and we just scratched the surface of what he knows. He has taught us life long Yukoners a thing or two about what is under the ground beneath our feet.  A super incredible guy, we love chatting with him and we hope you enjoy it too.
26:01
June 27, 2020
Carolyn Pollack
In early 2018, Dan and Jenny sat down with their amazing friend Carolyn to talk about how she has moved through the world as a Yukoner.  Her time in Indonesia, Africa, Australia, Singapore and now in Calgary, and the wonderful foods in each place. Carolyn is an incredible cook. We ask her thoughts in how these travels have changed her and/or strengthened her core beliefs that all people deserve equality.  But mostly we talk about food, food and more food.  
51:17
June 20, 2020
Soap
We talk about spending money, who buys 4 packs of toilet paper and idiots in the woods.  Mostly we talk about soap, and how it has changed Dan's life, possibly not for the better! Nothing deep or heavy, just a b.s. session!
34:05
June 13, 2020
Brian Hanulik Pt. 2
We continue our chat with our friend Brian.  Speaking about his childhood in Dawson City, Yukon, moving away from the Yukon after high school.  Why we all love the city gay communities and why it is important to buy better alcohol when you get older.  Our hang overs were brutal that morning!
32:05
June 6, 2020
BLM and our role as white people
Our message about the struggles in the USA and our home country of Canada during the protest and riots over the murder of George Floyd.  We stand together, we stand in front when we are needed, we hear you, we see you, we fight with you, we love you.
01:23
June 4, 2020
Brian Hanulik Part 1
Christmas 2017 we sat down with the fabulous Brian Hanulik to discuss growing up in the Yukon, leaving the Yukon and how being an expat Yukoner can be an incredible journey. Disclaimer: a few of us had bad colds, and a couple of us had a bad hang over.  It was the holiday season after all.
29:48
May 30, 2020
Fog Machines and other treasures
Dan and Jenny chat while social distancing.  They speak of weird things they both own, a bit of politics, homeschooling, porn and eating habits during the Covid 19 pandemic.  Special surprise guest Becky Nash joins us, mostly because she lives at the house.
31:22
May 29, 2020
Dr. Matt Hern
We spoke  with Dr. Matt Hern in the fall of 2017 about his time in the Yukon, his work here and about some of our communities and their stories.
36:20
May 16, 2020
Murder Hornets- the 'Horse
Dan and Jenny chat about the new invasion of insects from overseas, and a whole lot more that has been bugging them during this pandemic.
32:08
May 16, 2020