The Jann Arden Podcast

The Jann Arden Podcast

THE JANN ARDEN PODCAST is a weekly show hosted by multi-talented Canadian icon Jann Arden alongside Caitlin Green and Sarah Burke. The self-titled podcast discusses the challenges, triumphs, and tribulations of everyday life. Every week, you can expect a relatable experience that explores what makes all humans authentically themselves with a variety of special guests including musicians, actors, politicians, writers, and athletes.

Episodes

February 23, 2024 43 mins
In this episode, Jann Arden interviews sleep expert Alanna McGinn, brought to the show by Caitlin Green. Alanna was instrumental in helping Caitlin and her husband Kyle sleep training their son Will. Alanna shares her expertise on sleep issues in children and adults, including the impact of technology and alcohol on sleep. She emphasizes the importance of a sleep routine and provides tips for improving sleep hygiene. The conversati...
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Jann Arden and her co-hosts discuss the emotions tied to layoffs in the media industry after Caitlin Green was part of extensive layoffs last week. They emphasize the importance of support and validation during difficult times. They also reflect on personal resilience and finding identity beyond work. They share their thoughts on the Super Bowl halftime show and the compensation for artists performing at the event. They discuss the...
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This week, friend of the show Dan Riskin is back! Jann and Dan dive into a discussion about ants to begin; and before you hit stop, just know that they’re exploring the interconnectedness of different species can have surprising effects, such as ants changing the diet of lions in Kenya. They also touch on how communicating scientific information can be challenging, especially in a world where misinformation is prevalent. It is impo...
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February 2, 2024 46 mins
Jann Arden and Caitlin Green start this episode with a discussion surrounding Taylor Swift's influence on the NFL and its fans, her brand value, and the controversy surrounding non-consensual AI-generated sexual images of her. Then, Jann brings up a difficult topic with Caitlin and Sarah, hoping to spotlight transgender rights for listeners to learn more about the announcement Danielle Smith made this week in Alberta and how it neg...
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January 26, 2024 42 mins
This week, Jann Arden interviews bestselling author Adriana Trigiani. They discuss Trigiani's love for writing and her work ethic, as well as how she chooses story ideas. They also talk about Trigiani's confidence and overcoming challenges in her career. The conversation touches on the influence of upbringing on identity. Trigiani shares her thoughts on heart-to-heart conversations and parental pride. They discuss the power of read...
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January 19, 2024 48 mins
Jann Arden begins this episode with her virtual reality fail; she recounts the story of cracking her head open while using her friend's virtual reality goggles, her trip to the emergency room and the unconventional treatment she received. Next, Jann, Caitlin and Sarah have a discussion about tipping culture and the increasing expectation to tip in various situations. They share personal experiences, including a high tea outing at t...
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This week is a real mish-mash! Jann Arden, Caitlin Green, and Sarah Burke start the episode by discussing the feedback from last week’s episode on standing up for yourself. Then, they cover everything from the benefits of eating peanut butter, and the history of Botox to the changing landscape of streaming and its impact on music consumption. Then, Jann turns to our in-house pop culture specialist, Caitlin Green, for a discussion a...
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Happy New Year from Jann, Caitlin & Sarah! They start by talking about the dangers of Googling health symptoms and the negative impact it can have on mental health. They emphasize the importance of consulting a doctor before the conversation shifts to medical procedures, with some humorous anecdotes. They also discuss the 'new-year, new-you' health obsession with tracking steps. They also discuss new years traditions and resolution...
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December 29, 2023 46 mins
In this episode, Jann, Caitlin and Sarah discuss their chaotic holiday experiences. Jann opens a discussion about Oprah's favorite things and Caitlin prompts the girls to make their own gift-guides. They also read through some listener comments about their favourite moments of the year on the podcast which leads to Jann revisiting an embarassing flight moment.  To wrap up the year, they discuss their proudest moments of 2023. Happy...
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December 22, 2023 50 mins
In this holiday-themed episode, Jann, Caitlin, and Sarah discuss various topics related to Christmas traditions, family gatherings, and preserving memories. They explore holiday tipping culture and the importance of showing appreciation to service workers. They also share personal experiences and ideas for holiday tipping and giving, highlighting the value of compassion and kindness, especially during the holiday season. They also ...
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December 15, 2023 46 mins
On this week's episode, Jann and Sarah check in with Caitlin in Mustique for some celebrity sightings. Jann is thrilled to share some listener messages. Keep 'em coming @JannArdenPod! Jann and Sarah also discuss the most googled things of 2023, how to get creative with your Elf on the Shelf this season, Drake buying an amusement park, and more holiday traditions. Stay tuned for an exciting announcement at the end of the episode!
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December 8, 2023 57 mins
In this episode, Jann Arden, Caitlin Green & Sarah Burke discuss re-gifting and talk about holiday movies. Don't ask them how they went from 'The Holiday' to Jann's version of Pretty Woman. Caitlin also tells Jann and Sarah about The Golden Bachelor, a revamped version of the franchise featuring older contestants. They explore the positive aspects of the show, such as the emphasis on female friendship and the representation of olde...
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December 1, 2023 49 mins
'Tis the season for gift-giving and receiving and complicated emotions. Jann, Caitlin, and Sarah discuss the pressures of the holiday season, their best and worst gifts, and stick around for a brief discussion about Jann's first viewing of The Kardashians at the end!  In this episode, Caitlin mentions the little Santa that their friends bought to support a friend's aunt. Check out Laura's Santas! And if you're as curious as Jann, ...
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On this week's episode, Jann and Caitlin discuss the idea of "dry dating," or the idea of dating without the use of alcohol. Naturally, this leads them into a conversation about drinking around Thanksgiving and Christmas, and the seasonal drama that surrounds the Christmas-party season. They also discuss season napping and some new hair technology that sounds promising for those who experience thinning hair. The #ASKJANN topic this...
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November 17, 2023 46 mins
This week, Caitlin and Jann discuss therapy. *Note* Jann has never had a therapy session before. They discuss different types of therapy including the advantages of being out in nature. Jann celebrates having the #1 fictional book in the country and tells Caitlin and Sarah about her book tour with Rick Mercer. Caitlin strongly recommends revisiting THIS EPISODE. Sarah reads some listener comments about terrible roommates and Caitli...
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November 10, 2023 49 mins
Jann and Caitlin talk about their favourite travel adventures as Jann settled back on Canadian soil after her trip to Portugal. Jann, Caitlin & Sarah discuss roommates, the sudden and heart-breaking death of Friends star Matthew Perry, and the advice you'd give to your younger self. Jann also talks about her first novel The Bittlemores! Grab a copy and find more information HERE.
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Jann welcomes Caitlin back this week with questions about Will's modelling career, she asks Sarah about a first date, and welcomes a very special guest; award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author, Naomi Klein. Naomi is a syndicated columnist and the international bestselling author behind a new book she calls Doppelganger: A Trip into the Mirror World. From her website: It’s for anyone who has lost hours down an...
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Our friend Kim Dennis the Clairvoyant returns for a Halloween edition of the podcast. What do spirits want from us? What do we do if we're scared? And just wait until you hear some of Kim's recent ghost stories...If you're in or around Calgary, Kim will be at Historic Fort Calgary on Sunday, October 29th at 7pm talking about all of the above. Find out more about the event and her work on her website and Facebook Page. If you book a...
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October 20, 2023 42 mins
Canadian Broadcasting Hall of Famer, podcast host, and best-selling author Erin Davis returns to the show this week! Last week's guests, The Nipple Sisters, inspire Erin to tell a story about 'lefty,' Jann and Erin bond over sobriety and sleep regulation, and Erin tells us about all her podcasts, including DRIFT with Erin Davis, and Gracefully & Frankly with Lisa Brandt. Find her best-selling book Mourning Has Broken: Love, Loss & ...
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October 13, 2023 47 mins
It's Breast Cancer Awareness month and Jann invited some friends of a friend to talk about power and confidence during what is a terrible experience for breast cancer patients. Kacie Rainey & Carmelina Baccari call themselves THE NIPPLE SISTERS ™ as they are united through their shared passion and vision to improve the lives of cancer warriors. With well-trained eyes and over 15 years of combined experience as internationally certi...
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