Latest Podcast Episodes

Ari Shapiro on CBC Radio One 99.1 FM with Reshmi Nair (04-23-19)

My latest in-studio appearance on CBC Radio One 99.1 FM (04-23-19) during the afternoon with host Reshmi Nair (@reshminair) discussing game seven of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins opening playoff round. We talked about the emotional nature of this affair, why some fans refuse to see a half-glass full, and what a victory might mean to an entire generation that's long on memory and short on patience. Be sure to check out Here and Now on weekday afternoons from 3pm to 6pm covering all news, traffic, and sports.

Ari Shapiro on TSN 1260 (Edmonton) – The Dave Jamieson Show (04-03-2019)

My latest appearance (04-03) on TSN 1260 Radio (Edmonton) with host Dave Jamieson (@jamieson1260). We discussed the fallout from the Kevin Pillar trade, why baseball struggles mightily with generating spontaneous moments of worthwhile action, the last remaining pieces of the Alex Anthopoulos era, and the lost art of bunting. Be sure to check out Dave's excellent show on TSN radio (weekdays at noon) and be mindful that he once put out a raging barbecue fire with nothing more than an old dish towel and a steely glance.

Ari Shapiro on The Neutral Zone (03-30-19)

My latest guest appearance (03-30) on The Neutral Zone podcast (@AMIaudio) with hosts Brock Richardson (@neutralzonebr) & Cam Jenkins (@NeutralZoneCamJ) talking about the Toronto Blue Jays. We discussed the start of the 2019 baseball season, my candid thoughts on the future of Marcus Stroman, if the current stock of reclamation projects can find a way to win back fans, the glorious culture change that is Charlie Montoyo's leadership, and what to expect from a season that's truly short on expectations and high on rose-colored possibilities. Be sure to subscribe to The Neutral Zone ( and enjoy their fine work as an accessible television channel offering professional reading and original content to blind and partially sighted Canadians.

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