Work It

Work It

a comedy show about jobs & working --- Airing Fridays at 12:30 Eastern on CFMU (cfmu.ca). Written and performed by Janet Mowat and Sam Allemang.

Episodes

April 6, 2021 10 min

Janet and Sam meet with André Goulet of the Harbinger Media Network to discuss an exciting business opportunity…

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In this week’s episode on being furloughed: Quarantine Novel • Highs & Furloughs game show • Socially Distanced Fatalities • and more…

Featuring reading: “I’m Sorry I Was a Bad Eagle. Please Stop Making Me Eat That Disgusting Man’s Liver.” by Amanda Lehr.

Editing help by Josh Klasco. Mastering by Alex Gilson, who also handles sound on Adult Swim’s fantastic This is Branchburg podcast with Brendan and Cory.

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February 5, 2021 37 min

In this week’s episode, it’s our lunch break: Lunch & Learn • Shirley’s Birthday • Dessert Trades • Eavesdropping • and more…

Featuring readings: “Black Millennial Nursery Rhymes” by Khadjiah Johnson and “Shark Tank: Myths and Legends Edition” by Johnny Mo.

Editing help by Josh Klasco. Mastering by Alex Gilson, who also handles sound on Adult Swim’s fantastic This is Branchburg podcast with Brendan and Cory.

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January 22, 2021 32 min

In this week’s episode on remote work: Work It Goes Remote • Royal Navy Micromanagement • Premier Dodge & His Singin’ COVID Plant • and more…

Editing help by Josh Klasco. Mastering by Alex Gilson, who also handles sound on Adult Swim’s fantastic This is Branchburg podcast with Brendan and Cory.

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January 8, 2021 34 min

In this week’s clip show from Q1 2021: The Toilet Zone • The Westdale Winter Summer Fair Food Pavilion • Boomer Intern • and more…

Josh Klasco wrote and performed the voiceover in the salt & pepper commercials.

Editing help by Josh Klasco.

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December 25, 2020 30 min

In this week’s episode on finances: Darren the Underpaid Worker • NuMoney • The Many Ways to Ask for a Raise • Snarfles & Max • and more…

Alex Gilson mastered the episode. Alex also handles sound on Adult Swim’s fantastic This is Branchburg podcast with Brendan and Cory.

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December 11, 2020 31 min

In this week’s episode, we’re live from the Westdale Winter Summer fair, the world’s only summer fair to be held in the winter!

With Sam Polito as Nathan Jenkins “Job-Creatin’” Aitkins. Check out Sam’s Twitch channel!

Alex Gilson mastered the episode. Alex also handles sound on Adult Swim’s fantastic This is Branchburg podcast with Brendan and Cory.

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November 27, 2020 36 min

In this week’s episode on the gig economy: Gig Man • “California Overalls” • The Toilet Zone • Cherry Crush is on Uber • and more…

Alex Gilson mastered the episode. Alex also handles sound on Adult Swim’s fantastic This is Branchburg podcast with Brendan and Cory.

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November 20, 2020 36 min

In this week’s episode, Sam talks payola with Spotify’s CEO Daniel Ek and tech support with Petey O-Pee-Chee from PC & Me.

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November 13, 2020 35 min

In this week’s episode on generations: Dr. Bertram Farber • Gold & Locks • Fart Winslowe takes his kid to work • Boomer Intern • and more…

Featuring Neil Rogers as Dr. Farber.

Alex Gilson mastered the episode. Alex also handles sound on Adult Swim’s fantastic This is Branchburg podcast with Brendan and Cory.

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In this week’s episode, Sam takes calls from business mogul Todd Douchelman and fitness expert Mister Creatine. Featuring a reading by David Bradley Isenberg.

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October 30, 2020 36 min

In this week’s episode, it’s the Work It Hallowe’en Party • Very Bad Ghost Stories! • A Nightmare Machine • Trick or Treating • and more…

Julia McCloy read “I’m the Man With the Flower Growing Out of his Butt in the Hieronymous Bosch Painting and I’m Putting in My 2 Weeks Notice.”

Julia is a very funny writer you should follow here:

  • Website: http://juliamccloysteffen.com/
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    November 8, 2019 30 min

    In this week’s episode, hacking your job interviewer • Instant Startup: Colm Wilkinson, Jorge Bell • a game about getting in trouble • and more…

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    October 18, 2019 30 min

    In this week’s episode, sketches from episodes 28-30: toilet b-ball • The Ice Breaker • Maple Leaf Foods Hoedown • smartphone AI vs. Nixon • and more…

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    In this week’s episode: Emotional Support Clowns • John Candy & Robin Williams take you on a cruise • toilet basketball • a leadership quiz • and more…

  • Have you ever wondered what was the best holiday present that the readers of Evil HR Lady ever received was? Friend, we’ve got you covered.
  • Josh Thompson and his emotional support clown received wide coverage, including this piece from The Guardian. Honk honk! Splat!
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    September 20, 2019 30 min

    In this week’s episode: 2 Truths & a Lie • A Maple Leaf Foods Hoedown • Deskterior Design • A Word from the Carbuncle Party • and more…

  • Do you hate yourself? Well then, subject yourself to Kevin Carmichael’s absolutely worthless article here. I dunno, maybe this is written for the hate-click economy and we shouldn’t give it the time of day...
  • The ‘deskterior’ phenomenon is addressed by the BBC here. Perhaps elsewhere too? Oh,...
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    September 6, 2019 30 min

    In this week’s episode: Comedians in Class doing Comedy, from The Economist • Virtual Assistants • Marketing Leggett & Platt mattress springs • and more…

  • As much as I don’t care to send them the traffic, here is The Economist’s 410-word absolute pot-boiler about some managers took an improv class. Perhaps you’ll find it more edifying to read The Nation’s ‘The Economist’ Has a Slavery Problem or The Atlantic’s The Economist I...
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    August 16, 2019 30 min

    In this week’s episode on the history of work: Socrates, Arthur & Jeanne d’Arc • The History of Work It: Jazz Age, Dickensian England, The Future • I Married an Astronaut • Norman Conquest • and more…

    Visit our show page on CFMU or view the Work It archives for more episodes. Or find us on: iTunes, Pocket Casts, Overcast.fm, Spotify, Google Play Music, Stitcher, and TuneIn Radio.

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    July 26, 2019 30 min

    In this week’s episode on the cannabis industry: PSA: The Dangers of Legalisation • Cracker-Grass Crackers • Stacy, Tracy, Macy • The Spider Experiment • and more…

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    In this week’s episode, we’ve got an audiobook: Sections on Decisiveness, Making Your First Million, Infographics and S.P.L.O.R.P. • Writing advice from Stephen King • and more…

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