Tales from the northern service.
May 3, 2005 10:14 PM   Subscribe

Once upon a time, in the early eighties, one of the northern CBC Radio stations was vacated due to a strike. Vacated, except for one Inuit janitor and his friends...
posted by myopicman (14 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
[this is good]
posted by tss at 11:07 PM on May 3, 2005

"Heart of Stone"? More like "Rosetta Stone"! The alien archaeologists are going to love that one.
posted by felix betachat at 11:08 PM on May 3, 2005 [1 favorite]

This is great. Thanks.
posted by sellout at 1:05 AM on May 4, 2005

Felix wins.
posted by etc. at 5:29 PM on May 4, 2005

It's a twofer

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posted by srboisvert at 6:20 PM on May 4, 2005

this is great, finally after a whole day of no metafilter, this is what i find first...excelent.
posted by schyler523 at 7:54 PM on May 4, 2005

Qujannamiik, that was cool!
posted by greatgefilte at 8:58 PM on May 4, 2005

I wish this was the shit that had gone down when I was on strike against the CBC...
posted by docgonzo at 8:59 PM on May 4, 2005

Well, that certainly was my sunshine for a gloomy day. Thanks, myopicman. (Would love to see the documentary....)
posted by LeLiLo at 9:54 PM on May 4, 2005

posted by carmen at 8:05 AM on May 5, 2005

Wow...that's amazing. I find that "Heart of Stone" kind of moving, particularly at the end of the chorus. Thank you.
posted by kortez at 4:30 PM on May 5, 2005

And this, shepd, is why CBC is well worth the expense!
posted by five fresh fish at 9:54 PM on May 5, 2005

WFMU's provided an update: a 30 minute edit of the broadcast has been published and some CBC North radio people have received a copy, in the midst of translating the Inuit broadcast.
posted by myopicman at 12:42 PM on May 11, 2005

...and that came (this) close to adhering to conventional English grammar. I am so not rocking right now. I'm a sad polar bear.
posted by myopicman at 12:44 PM on May 11, 2005

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