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Overdue Finds

Welcome to Overdue Finds, an Edmonton Public Library podcast. Bryce Crittenden and Caroline Land will be hosting conversations about movies, music, books, pretty much any sort of popular culture and media you can think of and likely some you’ve never thought of. We’re hoping you’ll learn more about what you can find at the library.

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158. Best and Worst Book Endings
Bryce and Caroline are joined for the first (and probably the last) time by guest Tiana Luck, Library Services Coordinator from Clareview branch for one last hurrah. After over 150 episodes, we hope to end our podcast on a positive note with a discussion of the best and worst books endings. Warning - spoilers ahead!  Don't forget to take a look at our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL! The Overdue Finds Team would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of the staff, guests, and listeners that made this podcast possible. We've had a blast working on this project, and we appreciate every listen, every email, and every review! Don't hesitate to still reach out at podcast@epl.ca - we're happy to continue hearing from you.
87:21 4/12/24
Friends of EPL
On this special bonus episode of Overdue Finds, Bryce chats with Donna Fong and Leslie Cleary from Friends of EPL about the non-profit organization that helps fundraise and advocate for Edmonton Public Library. Donna and Leslie share details about the organization's history, some of their fundraising initiatives and how fellow library lovers can get involved.  Learn more about Friends of EPL and how you can donate.  If you liked our show, feel free to leave us a review or tell a friend about us! We'd also love to hear from you at podcast@epl.ca.  
28:15 4/5/24
157. TGIF
Was there anything better than grabbing some snacks and watching your favourite TGIF shows in the 90’s? Join Bryce and Caroline, along with Community Librarian Christy Travis, as they talk about the classic Friday night family friendly sitcom block. Come and listen as we discuss our favourite shows, our ideas for a Family Matters reboot, which sitcom we would want to live in and more! Plus, don’t miss a huge announcement about the future of Overdue Finds! This is an episode that you won’t want to miss. Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode which includes some TGIF shows that you can borrow from EPL. The Forward Thinking Speaker Series is back! We’re excited to announce that one of Canada’s leading voices on climate change will be our first presenter of 2024. Don’t miss Chris Turner: How to be a Climate Optimist presented by Gridworks Energy Works on April 16 at the Triffo Theatre. Based on his most recent bestselling book, Chris Turner distills 20 years on the climate solutions beat worldwide into a powerful case for optimism in the face of the challenge of climate change. Get your tickets today! If you liked our show, feel free to leave us a review or tell a friend about us! We'd also love to hear from you at podcast@epl.ca, or find us on Twitter by using #eplOverdueFinds.
66:22 3/29/24
156. Local Writer Spotlight with Delanie Tiedemann
On this episode, Bryce and Caroline sit down with Edmonton author Delanie Tiedemann to learn more about her new novel, The Jump. We also learn about her development as a writer, film making experience, and we even get to know about her cats!  Learn more about Delanie and her book The Jump at https://linktr.ee/delanietiedemann?utm_source. Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode.  Download your own Overdue Finds March Madness bracket and play along. From now until the end of March you can vote everyday on epl.ca, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If you liked our show, feel free to leave us a review or tell a friend about us! We'd also love to hear from you at podcast@epl.ca, or find us on Twitter by using #eplOverdueFinds.
36:35 3/8/24
March Madness: Best Sequel Tournament Preview
The Godfather Part II, The Empire Strikes Back and The Dark Knight are considered some of the greatest sequels of all-time but which one is the best? Get ready for the sixth annual EPL Overdue Finds March Madness tournament! On this special Bonus episode of Overdue Finds, Bryce and Caroline breakdown this year's big matchups (Paddington 2 vs. Toy Story 3!?!) and share their picks on who they think will win. We also ask the question "Is Harrison Ford the king of sequels?" Download your own Overdue Finds March Madness bracket and play along. Starting on March 1st you can vote everyday on epl.ca, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that are in this year's tournament.  If you liked our show, feel free to leave us a review or tell a friend about us! We'd also love to hear from you at podcast@epl.ca, or find us on Twitter by using #eplOverdueFinds.
48:32 3/1/24
155. Dune
Join Bryce, Caroline and special guest Suzie Hess as they talk about Dune. In this episode of "Overdune" Finds the conversation focuses around the impact and influence Dune has had on pop culture over the past several decades. Suzie talks about how great the story is and how relatable the story continues to be with it's focus on human relationships and interactions during the best of times, the worst of times and the scariest of times. Join us for this insightful conversation! Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode including the various Dune titles that you can borrow from EPL.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your thoughts about this episode with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter (X) using #eplOverdueFinds.
60:33 2/23/24
154. Top 5 Favourite Pop Culture Families
Family Day is just around the corner, and Bryce and Caroline are here to share their Top 5 Pop Culture Families! Tune in to hear who our favourite & least favourite families are, which ones we would want to live with, who we would want to team up with on Family Feud and the importance of found families. Be sure to check out our list of titles that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your thoughts about this episode with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter (X) using #eplOverdueFinds.  
69:29 2/9/24
153. Mean Girls
Get in loser, we're going podcasting! Bryce, Caroline and podcast team member Maria Milanowski discuss "Mean Girls" as the film celebrates its 20 year anniversary. With a new movie adaptation of Mean Girls: The Musical hitting theatres, the team looks back to the good, the bad, and the fugly parts of the original, shares their favourite quotes and iconic character moments, and ultimately tries to understand why we are still so obsessed with this comedy classic. Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your thoughts about this episode with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter (X) using #eplOverdueFinds.    
61:15 1/26/24
152. Rainn Wilson Interview
Bryce and Caroline sit down with none other than Emmy nominated and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award-winning actor Rainn Wilson. Well-known for his role as Dwight Schrute on NBC's The Office, Wilson is also a staunch library supporter and was our featured speaker at the 2023 EPL Gala. The trio discuss Wilson's interest in sci fi and spirituality, his favourite books, and more. Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles we talk about on this episode including some of Rainn Wilson's favourite books.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your thoughts about this episode with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter (X) using #eplOverdueFinds.
42:24 1/12/24
151. Best of 2023
The new year is almost here! But before we say goodbye to 2023, Bryce and Caroline are joined by "Best of" expert Nancy Sheng and podcast expert Indy Randhawa to discuss their favourite titles this year. While the team recommends the top books, music, games, movies, and TV shows, we also find out why women starve slower than men, why Miley Cyrus has to come to the library to be able to send a fax and we revolutionize the library cataloguing system by adding new useful music categories like "sad breakup music" or "driving around music". Don't miss it! Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this show along with our annual blog that features our Top 10 "Overdue Finds" of 2023.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite titles of 2023 with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter (X) using #eplOverdueFinds.
64:43 12/29/23
150. Die Hard
Yippee-ki-yay! It's Christmas time once again and this year, Die Hard is celebrating its 35th anniversary. Bryce and Caroline are joined by Michael Lauritsen from EPL's Mill Woods branch to talk about Die Hard, its sequels, video games it inspired, and the entire movie genre that popped up around the concept of Die Hard. We also finally settle the debate about whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas movie.  Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite Christmas picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter (X) using #eplOverdueFinds.
68:35 12/15/23
149. Mallory Chipman Interview
On this episode, Bryce and Caroline sit down with EPL’s Musician-In-Residence, Mallory Chipman to learn more about this new role and what it’s been like working with aspiring musicians across Edmonton. Plus the group shares picks for their favourite albums and Mallory shares some great advice for anyone looking to record their first album. Don't forget to checkout our list of all the music and other titles that we talk about on this episode.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on X (Twitter) by using #eplOverdueFinds.
43:47 12/1/23
148. Doctor Who
What is there to say about a TV show that's been airing for 60 years? Plenty! Hosts Bryce and Caroline are joined by Doctor Who mega-fans Kate Gibson (aka Best Friend of the Show) and Diego Ibarra to discuss The Doctor, the drama, and the Daleks. Don't miss it! Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles we talk about on this episode including the different Doctor Who titles that you can borrow from EPL.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on X (Twitter) by using #eplOverdueFinds.
57:29 11/17/23
147. Elvis
All Hail the 1970s!  In recent months, Overdue Finds has talked about Dolly Parton, The Exorcist and now it's time for ELVIS!! With the upcoming release of the new movie based on Priscilla Presley's book, "Elvis and Me", join Bryce, Caroline and guest Camilla Fita as they talk about Elvis, his career, his influence in pop culture and his overall iconic superstar status.  Can anyone else compare to what he once was, and what he still means to people today? In a hundred years, will we still be talking about Elvis? So many walks down memory lane with Bryce, Caroline and Camilla on this one.  You won't want to miss it! Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode including some of Elvis' music and movies that you can borrow from EPL. "Don't be Cruel" and remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds. Share what's got you "All Shook Up"!
80:51 11/3/23
146. The Exorcist
Spooky Season is in full swing, and Bryce and Caroline are joined by fellow EPLer Jonn Kmech to talk about a horror classic: The Exorcist. It's the movie's 50th anniversary in 2023, and we're looking into the movie and its sequels, prequels, and spinoffs! Join us to hear Caroline explain the similarities between The Exorcist and Home Alone, find out which 1973 movie best pairs with The Exorcist as a double feature, and hear our picks for the scariest movie of all time. Be sure to check out our list of other great horror films and book reccomendations from this episode.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds. Tickets for our next Forward Thinking Speaker Series event are now on sale! You won’t want to miss Christine Sinclair: Scoring Success presented by Edmonton Community Foundation on Sunday, November 19 at the Edmonton Convention Centre. During this moderated event, Canada’s most decorated soccer player recounts her incredible story of humble beginnings in Burnaby, BC, to her unbelievable success as Captain of the Canadian National Women’s Soccer Team. Join us for what will be an incredible event! Tickets start at just $10 each!  
63:29 10/20/23
145. Dolly Parton
Is there anyone who doesn’t love Dolly Parton? On this new episode, Community Librarian Laura Young joins us to talk all about singer, songwriter, actress, philanthropist and pop culture icon, Dolly Parton! We share our picks for her favourite songs and movies and discuss why she’s so beloved and successful.  Don't forget to check out our list of all the Dolly Parton titles that we talk about on this episode.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds. Tickets for our next Forward Thinking Speaker Series event are now on sale! You won’t want to miss Christine Sinclair: Scoring Success presented by Edmonton Community Foundation on Sunday, November 19 at the Edmonton Convention Centre. During this moderated event, Canada’s most decorated soccer player recounts her incredible story of humble beginnings in Burnaby, BC, to her unbelievable success as Captain of the Canadian National Women’s Soccer Team. Join us for what will be an incredible event! Tickets start at just $10 each!  
61:59 10/6/23
144. Best and Worst Movie Endings
Spoiler alert! From unforgettable twists to unbelievable swerves, Bryce and Caroline cover their picks for the best and worst movie endings. What makes a good ending? Which movies almost stick the landing but fumble right at the end? And what films have us remembering that nobody's perfect? You'll want to listen until the very last seconds! Don't forget to check out our list of all the unforgettable movies that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds.
74:01 9/22/23
143. Top 5 Favourite Concerts
What’s your favourite concert you’ve been to? On a brand new episode of Overdue Finds, our hosts Bryce and Caroline share their top 5 favourite concerts. We also discuss overpriced concert shirts, encores and our dream concert to go to. Download this episode of our podcast to find out which musicians left a lasting impression on us. Don't forget to check out our list of all the great music that we talk about on this episode.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds. Tickets for our next Forward Thinking Speaker Series event are now on sale! You won’t want to miss Bryan Stevenson: Confronting Injustice presented by Edmonton Community Foundation on October 3rd at the Chateau Lacombe Hotel. Bryan Stevenson is the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative which has won major legal challenges eliminating excessive and unfair sentencing in the US. During this presentation, the “Just Mercy” author will share what people can do to get close to and improve social justice issues in their own communities. Tickets are only $10 each and are available on Eventbrite.ca. 
74:31 9/8/23
142. Books We Read in School
It’s back to school season, and Bryce and Caroline are having a conversation with EPL Branch Manager, Madeline Gormley about books they read in school! What did they love? What did they struggle with? What do they want to revisit? What is a book that kids should read in school? Download this episode to hear which books left a mark on us.  Don't forget to check out our list of all the books we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too. Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds
69:40 8/25/23
141. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Cowabunga! On this episode, Bryce and Caroline are joined by Digital Discovery Librarian Bethany Arsenault to talk all about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Follow the journey of Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael through the original comics, the animated series, hit movies, action figures, videogames and even a musical! Enjoy a big, cheesy slice of pizza while you listen to this episode! Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too.  Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds Remember the fun of signing up for EPL's summer reading club when you were a kid? Well, there's now a summer reading club for adults! From June 24- August 26 both adults and teens can sign up for Summer Reads ’23. Sign up and keep track of your reading to win some great prizes!
72:57 8/11/23
140. Barbie
It's the movie that everyone is talking about, on this episode we're discussing all things Barbie!  Bryce and Caroline talk with returning guest, and Community Librarian, Christy Travis about Barbie’s history, the appeal that has carried Barbie through the generations, her more than 200 careers and Rollerblades that spark! Be sure to check out our list that has all the titles that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too.  Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds Remember the fun of signing up for EPL's summer reading club when you were a kid? Well, there's now a summer reading club for adults! From June 24- August 26 both adults and teens can sign up for Summer Reads ’23. Sign up and keep track of your reading to win some great prizes!
69:32 7/28/23
139. Best Of 2023 So Far
This week Overdue Finds looks at 2023's new favourites with the Best of the Year So Far (according to Bryce and Caroline). We cover the books, movies, and more that have stood out to us (and a few we still need to catch up on). Plus: Drawing inspiration from '80s music, getting ready for Barbie/Oppenheimer, and a Lip Sync for Your Life that you won't forget. Don't miss it!  Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL.  Remember the fun of signing up for EPL's summer reading club when you were a kid? Well, there's now a summer reading club for adults! From June 24- August 26 both adults and teens can sign up for Summer Reads ’23. Sign up and keep track of your reading to win some great prizes! After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too.  Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds
67:16 7/14/23
138. Voices of the Land
Bryce and Caroline are joined Emily Riddle, EPL's Indigenous Relations Advisor (and poet extraordinaire), and Autumn Schnell, Digital Content Coordinator. Both guests have been instrumental in creating Voices of the Land, an Indigenous online space built for sharing stories and cultural knowledge. The group discusses how the Voices of the Land project came to be, the difficulties of creating and maintaining a digital space for Indigenous stories, and why everyone needs to treat themselves slurpee this summer. Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode.  Remember the fun of signing up for EPL's summer reading club when you were a kid? Well, there's now a summer reading club for adults! From June 24- August 26 both adults and teens can sign up for Summer Reads ’23. Sign up and keep track of your reading to win some great prizes! After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too.  Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds
51:54 6/30/23
137. Jurassic Park
It's the 30th anniversary of the first Jurassic Park film! On this episode, Bryce and Caroline talk with first time guest, and EPL Road Warrior, Savannah Newton, about the many elements that made this film a huge success. The crew talk about the writing, the dinosaur animation, and the music. Find out which characters are their favourite (spoiler: it's mostly Jeff Goldblum but there are others)! And, you can find out why Caroline would like to review the safety paperwork for this fictional theme park. Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too.  Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds
72:51 6/16/23
Kyle Marshall's Jeopardy Experience
Have you ever dreamed about being a contestant on Jeopardy? Recently EPL Branch Manager Kyle Marshall competed on an episode of the classic TV trivia game show. On this bonus episode of Overdue Finds, we chat with Kyle about his experience being on the show, the auditioning process and shares how he prepared for his episode (SPOILER: know the US Presidents).  If you're a fan of Jeopardy, this is one episode that you won't want to miss! If you liked our show, feel free to leave us a review or tell a friend about us! We'd also love to hear from you at podcast@epl.ca, or find us on Twitter by using #eplOverdueFinds.
49:20 6/9/23
136. Top 5 Road Trip Songs
Get your motor running, head out on the highway...it's time for a road trip! On this episode of Overdue Finds, Bryce and Caroline are looking for the soundtrack of adventure as they discuss their top five favourite road trip songs. Whether you're heading for a danger zone, or looking for breakfast in America, Overdue Finds has the songs you need to keep those good times rolling. What makes an ultimate road trip song? Tune in and find out! Don't forget to check out our list of the titles that we discuss on this episode that you can borrow from EPL.  After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too.  Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds Tickets are now available for our next Forward Thinking Speaker Series event. You won’t want to miss Jann Arden: My Story presented by Edmonton Community Foundation on June 20th at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. During this speaking event, Jann Arden will share her personal journey, exploring the importance of adaptability and being built for change, and how to find the good — and the funny — in all situations, even the most challenging. Secure our seat by visiting Ticketmaster.ca.  
65:11 6/2/23
135. Garfield
Did you know that the first Garfield comic strip appeared in newspapers 45 years ago? On this new episode of our podcast, we’re taking a look back at everyone’s favourite pop culture feline including the Garfield books that we couldn’t put down when we were kids, our favourite TV specials and the unforgettable merchandise. Download wherever you get your podcasts! Don't forget to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode! After you check out this episode of Overdue Finds, tell your friend about the show! We're sure they would love to listen, too.  Remember to review us on Apple Podcasts and share your favourite picks with us at podcast@epl.ca, or on Twitter using #eplOverdueFinds Tickets are now available for our next Forward Thinking Speaker Series event. You won’t want to miss Jann Arden: My Story presented by Edmonton Community Foundation on June 20th at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. During this speaking event, Jann Arden will share her personal journey, exploring the importance of adaptability and being built for change, and how to find the good — and the funny — in all situations, even the most challenging. Secure our seat by visiting Ticketmaster.ca.  
64:22 5/19/23
134. Star Wars
On this episode of Overdue Finds, we’re taking you to a “galaxy far, far away” as we discuss the Star Wars franchise. Join us as we discuss why Darth Vader is the ultimate villain, how the franchise stays relevant and we reminisce about all the toys and games we loved growing up. Plus, learn about Caroline’s obsession with the fashion in the Star Wars movies and which show guest Holly Arnason describes as “a prestige drama, masquerading as a Star Wars property”. Don't forget to check out our list of all the Star Wars titles that we talk about on this episode that you can borrow from EPL. If you liked our show, feel free to leave us a review or tell a friend about us! We'd also love to hear from you at podcast@epl.ca, or find us on Twitter by using #eplOverdueFinds.
71:48 5/4/23
133. Shelved
Overdue Finds loves sitcoms and libraries, so we're very excited to discuss Shelved, the new Canadian library sitcom! From staff meetings to book displays, Bryce, Caroline, and Best Friend of the Show Kate Gibson talk about what the show gets right (or not quite) about working in a library. Plus: Bryce's thoughts about the character of Bryce, Kate shares her history with Mr. Dressup, and Caroline starts the 25th anniversary appreciation campaign for the ballet romance movie Center Stage. Don't miss it! Be sure to check out our list of all the titles that we talk about on this episode.  If you liked our show, feel free to leave us a review or tell a friend about us! We'd also love to hear from you at podcast@epl.ca, or find us on Twitter by using #eplOverdueFinds.
74:48 4/21/23
132. Top 5 Documentaries
Bryce and Caroline outline their top five documentary recommendations, as well as the many honourable mentions that you can access through the library. What documentaries exist that you never would have expected? What documentary topics are yet untapped? Listen in to find out! Don't forget to check out our list of all the great documentaries that we talk about on this episode along with other items that you can borrow from EPL.  If you liked our show, feel free to leave us a review or tell a friend about us! We'd also love to hear from you at podcast@epl.ca, or find us on Twitter by using #eplOverdueFinds.
79:03 4/7/23

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