Just Gonna Read This

Just Gonna Read This

www.justgonnareadthis.ca
A different kind of podcast. No interviews. No opinions. Very little common sense, or good taste. A podcast untainted by success. What is it?


S4E2: The Sudden Death of Levi Pinkerton
Oct 9 • 25 min
A look at the inquest into the death of Levi Pinkerton in July 1889.
S4E1 REDACTED: I Fought The Lawyers and The Lawyers Won
Sep 13 • 13 min
The dumb little podcast, Just Gonna Read This, is back with the first episode of season 4:REDACTED: I Fought The Lawyers and The Lawyers WonSometimes you just have to give in and admit that your original plan wasn’t, in the legal sense, a very good…
Introducing: 5 Minutes of Relaxation
Jun 24 • 1 min
From the makers of Just Gonna Read This comes a new video series, 5 Minutes of Relaxation. Relax and unwind to the reading of random passages from really old books.Think of it as a brief reprieve from the horrors of the world, and in 2020, we’ve had our…
S3 Bonus Episode - The First Lines of Emails I’ve Received While Quarantining: A Poem
May 13 • 6 min
This special season 3 bonus episode is a cringey reading of the virally retweeted poem, The First Lines of Emails I’ve Received While Quarantining, by Jessica Salfia, the first live author to be featured!
S3E10 Tastes Like Chicken: A Child’s Dream of The Zoo
May 3 • 9 min
Monstrously dumb, the season finale of Just Gonna Read This Season 3 is a measles fever dream breaking at the zoo.
S3E9 How To Thoreau A Bitchin’ Beach Party At Walden Pond: Just Kidding, It’s A Long Fart
Apr 29 • 6 min
Times are getting desperate.
S3E8 Kittens & Cats: A First Reader (or An Astronaut Loses Consciousness)
Apr 19 • 11 min
This episode can best be described as a plea for help. Alternatively, it is what happens when an astronaut loses consciousness and slowly comes back. Very slowly. If you listen, say hello at podcast@justgonnareadthis.ca
S3E7 Condensed Classics For The Crapper Volume 1
Apr 6 • 23 min
podcast, boring, relaxation, abstract comedy, mindfulness, Just Gonna Read This, sleep, wellness, self-help, toilet, Anne of Green Gables, classic literature
S3E6 Mother Goose Was A Drunkard
Mar 29 • 10 min
Have you ever actually read any of the real Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes? Let’s just say, I am of the mind that the woman liked the sauce. Have a listen and you tell me.
S3E5 Remembrance & Nostalgia: Remembering A Friend
Mar 14 • 60 min
This special March 14 episode is a memorial, of sorts, to a dear friend and former bandmate. Yeah, it’s a little personal, but sometimes ya just gotta. Not a typical Just Gonna Read This episode, but not a drag either. Join us for the ride and hear…
S3E4 Wind On The Stomach
Mar 4 • 23 min
Ever wonder what THE celebrity chef of the 19th Century had to offer? Me neither. Regardless, here is a selection of his best recipes for us working folk. Random (or are they?) selected recipes from A PLAIN COOKERY BOOK FOR THE WORKING CLASSES. BY…
S3E3 Too Many Eggs
Feb 18 • 9 min
Everybody likes fried eggs for breakfast, but would a chicken?
S3E2 The Happy Homicide
Feb 9 • 12 min
“It’s not so bad, being on trial for murder.Of course, it’s a little embarrassing—whenthe principal witness is the corpse!”
S3E1: Nearly 1.5 Million Marlon Brandos and The Next Generation
Feb 2 • 16 min
A sci-fi short story about nearly 1.5 million Marlon Brandos, and an appearance by a member of the next generation.
2019 Christmas Special: The First 3,005 Words of A Christmas Carol
Dec 22, 2019 • 20 min
The first 3,005 words of A Christmas Carol, awkward and Christmas cheery.
S2E10 The Gettysburg: A Dress
Nov 9, 2019 • 11 min
The Season 2 finale is here! S2E10 The Gettysburg: A Dress
S2E9 In Flanders Fields
Nov 1, 2019 • 2 min
A reading of In Flanders Fields by Lt. Col. John McCrae.
S2E8 The Alphabet: Non-Dairy…or is it?
Oct 27, 2019 • 5 min
Um…
S2E7 The Dead Woman’s Photograph
Oct 20, 2019 • 11 min
Just in time for Halloween, an unexplained and supernatural tale from 1904: The Dead Woman’s Photograph.
S2E6 The One with the Baby on the Bus
Sep 23, 2019 • 16 min
The first and last chapters of an old book by Hugh Walpole, more Robert Service, two attempts at the same joke, more sketchy recipes, and a trailer, literally a trailer.
S2E5 Good God Lemon!
Sep 10, 2019 • 15 min
To salt, or not to salt, that is the question. Whether ‘tis blah blah blah. Lemons. Tasty animals. Non-sequiturs. Light and fluffy drama.
S2E4 Cause Of Death
Sep 3, 2019 • 18 min
In this back-to-school episode, your intrepid reader reads Cause Of Death by Max Tadlock, from the November 1955 edition of Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine.
S2E3 Screaming For Vengeance
Aug 27, 2019 • 13 min
Hell hath no fury like a tree used for murder.
S2E2 The Apology and The Little Match Girl
Aug 11, 2019 • 12 min
A sincere apology and a shoeless kid.
S2E1 Butchering The Raven
Aug 6, 2019 • 10 min
In the Season 2 premiere, Judd goes off on a tangent and butchers a classic. He’s just a Poe boy.
S1E10 Simple Remedies From 1832: Truly Outrageous
Feb 26, 2019 • 19 min
Simple Remedies - Truly Outrageous. A terrifying look at why we should never travel back in time.
S1E9 TRS-80 Expansion Interface Operator’s Manual
Feb 17, 2019 • 16 min
It starts with a toosh and ends with a swoosh.
S1E8 You Say It’s Your Birthday. It’s My Birthday Too. Yeah.
Feb 8, 2019 • 4 min
Find out who was famously beheaded on this day over 400 years ago!
S1E7 Robert Service and The Polar Vortex
Feb 4, 2019 • 12 min
Even for a kid from Winterpeg, this polar vortex thing is so not cool, man.
S1E6 A Cautionary Tale For Children
Jan 29, 2019 • 5 min
Obliterating the comfort zone and introducing narrative. An episode not for the faint of heart. I’m not kidding.
S1E5 Auntie Alice and The Wedding Announcements 1940
Jan 23, 2019 • 14 min
Wedding and engagement announcements from 1940 are coming back in style.
S1E4 Don’t Try This At Home: Disgusting Recipes for Men from 1922
Jan 14, 2019 • 12 min
Published in 1922, these recipes are timeless in their disgusting appeal.
S1E3 The Prairie Farmer Weekly Journal - January 5, 1884
Jan 7, 2019 • 16 min
Highlights from The Prairie Farmer – A weekly Journal for The Farm, Orchard, and Fireside – Saturday January 5, 1884.
S1E2 Counting Back From Three Hundred
Jan 3, 2019 • 11 min
A soothing, dramatic, and confusing countdown from 300.
S1E1 Highlights from the 1920 Henderson’s Directory of The City of Winnipeg
Jan 1, 2019 • 6 min
Highlights from a city directory circa 1920.
Just Gonna Read This: Coming Soon
Dec 28, 2018 • 0 min
An introduction to the new podcast Just Gonna Read This.