Welcome to UnSpun - The Orca's current events podcast and YouTube show. Every week, Jody Vance and George Affleck unspin the latest news in local, provincial, federal politics, and much more.
In the first show of UnSpun YEAR THREE, George and Jody can’t help but start off on the riots in DC and a 2017 takeover protest at Vancouver City Hall; then they get into Covid land, where we hear clued out politicians thought taking a sunny vacation during Christmas was a smart move (note: it was not); and finally Jody’s dogs take a bite out of our sound and video mix.
Happy New Year!
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Jody Vance is a born and raised Vancouverite who’s spent 30 years in both local and national media. The first woman in the history of Canadian TV to host her own sports show in primetime, since 2011 she’s been working in both TV and radio covering news and current affairs.
George Affleck is a former Vancouver City Councillor, retiring in 2018 after seven years and two election wins. He has also owned his marketing agency, Curve Communications, since 2000 and works with a variety of clients in the private and non-profit sector. George is also a published author, a former CBC journalist and comedy writer, and an avid traveler, having lived in Sweden, Denmark, the UK, Taiwan, and Israel.
Theme song: Piers Affleck
Produced at: www.curvecommunications.com
- The last UnSpun…was really the LAST UnSpun. (Of last year.)
- Last February, Jody Vance pondered the Wet’suwet’en protests, and how to solve the impasse.
- Jock Finlayson looked at President-elect Joe Biden (he won, just in case that was somehow obscured this week) and what his likely policies might mean for BC and Canada.