Drabblecast 423 – The Martians Claim Canada

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Drabblecast 423 – The Martians Claim Canada

Post by mightytwix » Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:23 pm

Drabblecast 423 – The Martians Claim Canada
The Martians descend to Earth in their spaceship. They intend to go to New York – they want to see something called ‘a musical’ – but they get the directions mixed up, as many before them have done, and end up in Canada instead, as many before them have also done. Specifically, they land on a chunk of rock in the boreal forest somewhere on the Laurentian Shield. There is no one around, or no one you might recognize as ‘one’…
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Re: Drabblecast 423 – The Martians Claim Canada

Post by normsherman » Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:09 am

Yall do realize fungus really do control the planet right?
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Re: Drabblecast 423 – The Martians Claim Canada

Post by ScubaMan » Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:23 pm

Margaret Atwood?! That's like howling CHUCK NORRIS in an English teacher's clubhouse (yep, it's a thing... at least in my circle of associates [Science-English Hybrids]).

Whoo hoo! I'm saving this episode to share it with my high school peeps. :D
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Re: Drabblecast 423 – The Martians Claim Canada

Post by ScubaMan » Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:26 pm

normsherman wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:09 am
Yall do realize fungus really do control the planet right?
...yeahhhhhh, I still like showing that Planet Earth episode with the parasitic fungus that attacks ant colonies to my grade 11 biology students. If I want to really traumatise teenagers, I show it as an example of animal interactions (symbiosis) in my grade 9 ecology unit.
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Re: Drabblecast 423 – The Martians Claim Canada

Post by ScubaMan » Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:41 pm

Alright, time to jump on the weirdo train!
How Margaret Atwood is making sense of the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Radio show: Q. Host: Tom Power (not the ex-front-man of Moxy Fruvous). Duration: 13:54.
https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1723571779562/
...or...

...errr....
https://youtu.be/Z_2ygjzEyDE
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