Magical Thinking

Episode #10 from The Arcade

This week: 

  • Comic book historians Hope Nicholson and Rachel Richey reveal the secret history of Canada’s Golden Age and the world’s first female superhero. 
  • We look back at the 30th anniversary of the young adult series Sweet Valley High. 
  • And journalist and Governor General’s Non-Fiction Award nominee Nina Munk, author of The Idealist, talks about American economist Jeffrey Sachs and what went wrong with his efforts to kickstart development in Africa.

Plus, a new track from Nova Scotian producer Ryan Hemsworth!

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Show Notes:
Nelvana of the Northern Lights Kickstarter

Ryan Hemsworth “Small + Lost (featuring Sinead Harnett)”
 / Last Gang Records

Hosted and produced by Anshuman Iddamsetty
Executive produced by Christopher Frey
Original theme music by Kirby Best
Podcast logo by Michael DeForge

Addtional sound effects courtesy of
Corsica_S “A Rhodes Universe”
ok1has “Clicking”

Additional music courtesy of the Free Music Archive:
Ethel Ridley “Memphis Tennessee”
The Cyclist “See It”
- “Twin”
Hypermagic “Little Scamp”
Hogan Grip “Stance Give You Balance”
Belle Baker “Jubilee Blues”
Rho “The Last Ocean”
Handbook “Been A While Since You Spoke”
Blear Moon “Le Banc dans le Bois” 
johnny_ripper “Audrey”
johnny_ripper “Theme 4”
johnny_ripper “Untitled (Waking Up)”
Antn HrkWk “Chardonnay Escape”
Cancelled “Caos Spuddy”
Rawpass “Today Is The Day”
Kites Sail High “Livin’ (Feat. Blithe Field)”


Original theme music by Kirby Best