The Odyssey

Interview: Guy Maddin

Dork Shelf talks to Winnipeg auteur and recent Order of Canada recipient Guy Maddin about his latest film, Keyhole (out on DVD and Blu-ray this week) and what it's like crafting a deeply personal story about abandonment from his classical inspiration, The Odyssey and how that morphed into being a cross between a gangster film and a haunted house film.

Podcast 5 Season 2 Special TV Edition

In this (mostly) television-related episode Jeff and Will are joined by the Shelf's resident TV dorks Kathleen Corrigan and Ian MacIntyre, as well as TV critic Kat Angus of's excellent TV Casualty Podcast. The group discusses their favourite returning shows, shows they are looking forward to in 2011, the state of television in Canada, and even find time to challenge one another to ridiculously obscure TV trivia.