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Below is just a plain old listing of all the stuff I have written, recorded, or somehow posted on the site. It is sorted by month and year. Check them out and share them with the world... wooorld.... ooorld... orld.. (dramatic echo).

The ShaneCast - Episode 63 - Overly Overwhelmed

The world is very overwhelming at the moment and I am experiencing a day where I feel a little left out.

The ShaneCast - Episode 62 - It's All Broken Still

I am becoming a broken record but that won't stop me from speaking my crazy mind. Aren't you all worried that everything is going to hell? Or wait, is that just me?

The ShaneCast / Episode 61 / Turning A Corner

I have some positive things to say about myself and I am quite happy about that.

The ShaneCast / Episode 60 / Shut Up, I Know Who Preston Manning Is Now!

There was a time when I wouldn't hurt a fly. And then the Borg came. Oh, wait, not the Borg -- it was politics.

This week's episode consists of a bunch of dudes blabbering about nerdy things. We cover The Big Lebowski, Star Trek, Star Wars, and a bunch of everything else. How could this not be a good time?

The Sound of Awesome - Episode 110 - Life & Buckets of Balls

I have to be moving to get this podcast out. This will make you all feel better. I don't know why but, hey, trust me.

The ShaneCast - Episode 59 - The Desperation of Meeting

Things get a little heated with me on this episode. I have been reading far too much about the disconnection of the social media dweller and I think it is incredibly important for us to step back and stop for a while.

The ShaneCast - Episode 58 - Musings On Video Blogging Nonsense

I blabber about some future project that has been kicking around in my brain for a while. Hopefully, I will get it done.

The ShaneCast - Episode 57 - Writing Books & Protecting Kids

I am in the middle of writing a new children's book about blogging and I was surprised how hard it became. With blogging, how do you explain to a young child that they are awesome and not a bad kid just because some asshat makes fun of you.

The ShaneCast - Episode 56 - We Will 3D Print Our Extinction

I convince myself that we're headed to a 3D printed extinction.

The ShaneCast - Episode 55 - Random Thoughts and Internet Vigilantism

I start off in one direction and somewhere found that Internet bullies was a more fascinating topic.

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 16 - Games In A Box

We dust off a tin box and see what games lurk inside. Action ensues and a champion is revealed.

The ShaneCast - Episode 54 - The Feels and The Wrong Microphone

Using the wrong microphone is amazingly awesome as I chat about all of the things I have been thinking and feeling about the world.

The ShaneCast - Episode 53 - Enough With The Machine People!

In this episode, I chatter about how I am attempting to expose myself... to new experiences. I do lapse into the whole evolution of communication rant but not for too long.

The ShaneCast - Episode 52 - That Bug In My Ear

I chatter further about the disconnect people have between themselves and other human beings. I know it will get old eventually but, right now, I am feeling very strong on the subject.

The ShaneCast - Episode 51 - May It All Be With You

I talk a little bit more about things I should really stop ranting about. I hit Star Wars, personal projects, and then I rant (again) about how being an adult is hard.

The ShaneCast - Episode 50 - Suffering But I Made It With A Smile

I talk about how I fell into the comparison trap and wallowed in it for a few days. But I made it out only to have to cuddle my pugs.

The ShaneCast - Episode 49 - What Star Wars Says About Me

I talk about Star Wars. What more do you need to know?


I recall a time when I had a moment when I could see the world grow.

The ShaneCast - Episode 48 - Leveling Up To Weird Guy

I join a party in progress and realize that I am that weird guy who shows up, acts a little weird, and then leaves... it was a brilliant experience but something I don't ever want to repeat.

The ShaneCast - Episode 47 - The History of Serendipity the Pug

I start to talk about one thing and end up chatting about my dog Serendipity because... well, she has been dominating my world this last year with her lack of mobility. I am not sure if I have ever really talked about her in such detail but, hey, one must have a hobby.

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 15 - We Were Only Level One

We sat down to play some Munchkin and found out just how ruthless Allyson's style of gaming can be.\\We sat down to play some Munchkin and found out just how ruthless Allyson's style of gaming can be.

The ShaneCast - Episode 46 - Getting It Deep From Dave

I invited a good friend to the show this week. His name is Dave and he and I share very similar thoughts about a whole lot of things. We talk about religion, philosophy, and a few other tidbits you may find riveting.


I talk about a bunch of things but the stress still makes itself known. I talk about a bunch of things but the stress still makes itself known.


I talk a bit about my day... and then get all serious and try to convince you that the universe is out to get us. I talk a bit about my day... and then get all serious and try to convince you that the universe is out to get us.


I talk a bit about how I work and how I want to work and how it all doesn't match up. At least, I don't think so.


We moved out and fought the midday blues. With the building being sold and our wonder at what the next chapter is in our lives, we made a huge move recently.\\We moved out and fought the midday blues. With the building being sold and our wonder at what the next chapter is in our lives, we made a huge move recently.


We purged a lot of stuff from our old office and got rid of some crappy furniture. There may have been some thrilling heroics.


I talk a lot about personal growth, business, and a few other cool things I have been up to. Basically, who talks about the stuff I like to talk about...


We moved out of our office because something cooler was appearing over the horizon.

Here we are, people. This is where it all began. You will mark this day on your calendars because this is the day when the boys arrived on the scene.


This is where the letter writing gets serious.


While I was away, close family revealed they have been listening to my podcasts. How does that make you feel...


I can't explain this episode at all. You should just listen and see why...


A quick note from Shane and Anthony about Podcast Movement.


I talk about my desire for new equipment... a lot.


I just try to scream it out on this one. I ask you to join. It was very relaxing to me.


I talk about stuff I was going to do... but didn't do until six months later.


I talk a little bit about bandwagons and the death of Robin Williams.


I talk about my hopes for Podcast Movement and Justin Bieber. I was so looking forward to it...

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 14 - Shane Fell Down & Allyson Talks For 1001 Days

Shane fell down in the bathroom and Allyson tells us that doing something for 1001 days is a good idea. Shane fell down in the bathroom and Allyson tells us that doing something for 1001 days is a good idea.

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 13 - Cooking Shane's Meat

Allyson prepares some yummy pork leg while Shane instructs us all on how to be really, really happy. Allyson prepares some yummy pork leg while Shane instructs us all on how to be really, really happy.


I talk a lot about plans, futures, and how I am kicking fear in the balls. And some other stuff.


And we're back in Vancouver getting ready to power through the next year with a vengeance.


It has been a long couple of weeks of visiting, sugar intake, and family... and we're kind of done now.


I need structure to get started in the creative sense. I talk about that and a few other things regarding 2015. I also talk about a few things from my childhood.


This is the first day of the rest of my 2015... and my life. Now, where in the hell is my hover board?


Smashing fear during the holidays. I can't believe it came to this.


I managed it... wonder how long it will take me to post this. I talk about the summer and what it is like to attend awesomeness that is a conference.

You'd be surprised that I am not much of a fan of being in front of the camera. Yet, some of the things I want to do require me to force myself out of my comfort zone.

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 12 - Why Do This Thing?

We talk about what it is we do here... and police shows.

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 11 - December & Everything After

We talk about hair colour, the holidays, and what podcasting and blogging we're going to do over the month of December.


I talk about Vancouver and allergies. Yes, riveting.


I yabber on about some things related to needing a break and needing some silence. Sensing a trend here...


This one came out of no where. But I tell myself off and what I am going to be doing a year out.


I talk a lot about books and stuff. You may want to get ready for this one.


Recorded right before I hit up Disneyland. I realized I was going to do something silly like (sort of) start a band. Let's see where this goes...


I talk about looking for silence in my noisy world. I search again for silence in which to record this podcast and the universe appears to get in my way.

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 10 - The Chess Club Pool

We play table top pool and chess. Did you ever try that combination before?

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 9 - Scrabble Sequel

We play Scrabble (again) and we manage to make it through without getting to boring.


I talk about process and how I make this podcast. It is probably as boring as it sounds.


Jim Carrey gave a speech about fear, work, and decisions. How do these change your life? A lot.


I talk about how I am attempting to expand my social circle and crawl out of my shell a bit. I also blabber about conferences.


I get a little intense talking about the human moments I think we all avoid. I wish for things to get better but can't do it without others.


I talk about some projects that have cropped up lately with people trying to break down the isolation walls between people and strangers.


How you deal with letting your expectations get away on you (which results in disappointment) can tell you a lot about yourself.


I try to sort out my feelings about being vulnerable and why that isn't supposed to be.


I offer some uneducated fatherly advice that I know nothing about at all. But, hey, offering something is better than nothing, I think?

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 8 - The Flush Twins & The Pair Guy

We've battled it out in a variety of games but poker seems to bring out our inner warriors. And why do jerks get ahead of nice people?


I talk about my love for high level maths and quantum mechanics. Yet, I know almost nothing about the subject but it still fascinates me!


I chatter a bit about my experiences with artistic feedback and how I deal with it... or not. I also become a little addicting to stats for my podcast and I shouldn't ever do that


I talk about some of the little projects I have been working on...


How urban people survive is beyond me. Here is what I used to do to cope.


I think a lot and discuss things about life, purpose, and some other stuff.


I talk a lot about relationships and claim I know more than I really do.


I make a few admissions and talk about how failures should not dismiss our value.


I chatter about how when we record, video, share -- we all perform. We're all liars.


That's it! I've had it! Enough apologizing and more doing! ACTION!


I chatter more about who I think I am and everything in between.


I talk about how adventure and how this sense of excitement doesn't seem to happen any more. And some other stuff...


I touch a little bit on fandom because there have been some terrible things going on in the world of Internet celebrity these days


It is indeed Mother's Day and I talk about my mother and how much she raised an insane son. (NOTE: This episode is out of order since I recorded it last week but due to a laptop rebuild, it was delayed. Trying my best, people!)


This one is a bit all over the place but I try to sort out the world of having a digital legacy. What sort of legacy do you think you may have in the digital realm or do you even want one?


I talk a little (or a lot) about regret and how life is not going to work out the way we all think it should. Of course.. are we programmed to think of life as a series of planned stages or do we take it by the horns and smash it's face in?


I try to talk about real stuff and mental health. Who knew I was so out of my depth!

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 7 - Blowing On Dice Really Is Magic

We try to play Monopoly but Allyson is incredibly focused on the prize and not the conversation. It gets ugly...


I talk a lot about expectations and how they influence our lives every day far more than I think we're all willing to admit. Maybe the other guy isn't such a jerk after all...


Just talking a little about how I am breaking free from the fear monster.


Allyson McGrane guest stars and we talk about Valentine's Day... and I stepped in dog poop.


Dammit, fear! Why don't you just leave me alone!


Whoa, friends, family, and other stressful things takea hit in ths episode. Don't get confortable quite yet as you may be next...


Crack addicts, e-mail, business, and other things are discussed in this episode. I am all over the map but I make it interesting or, at the very least, confusing to listen to. Make sure to listen closely.


This one is from the vaults. Recorded back in 2012, I was apparently annoyed by a bunch of people talking about how there is truth to existence or something. I was a little pissed off.

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 6 - From The Vault of Avenue Q

This one is from the vault. We recorded this episode (when the podcast didn't have a title yet) back in January of 2011 right after we hit up a production of Avenue Q. We chatted about some other productions and just follow that train to see where it went.


I worship my mother in this episode and make sure you all understand that it was she who introduced me to recording audio. And a Happy Mother's Day to my mom! She rocks!


I talk about letters and how letter writing, I hope, will change my life... or your life, or that life you wanted to live. Or something equally funny.


I try to make a case for talking about meaningful things but, as usual, I drift around and follow the paths in my brain matter.


I talk about fear and how it can paralyze you... I have been suffering with this for a very long time and, I think, I have become fed up. I have challenged myself to fight back and relax... the fear for me, not much longer.


More about how to blast the thought fog from your brain. Everything that you think can get stopped up... but w

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 5 - Roll The Dice Poetry

We make a new game with magnetic poetry tiles and demo it live... sort of. Lock Fulton guest stars.


I talk about Rob Ford. Why? I have no idea but I think there is more to the situation than meets the eye...


In order to push my recording forward, I decided to challenge myself. I have a few friends who are deaf and some of mentioned they wish podcasts had captions or people took the time to write out what they have said. Thus begun this challenge...


I feel like there are fewer days ahead than behind me. I know this is most likely bullshit but -- hey, when you can reference thing in the previous 20 years of your life... you may have these questions too.


Why don't you call people anymore? Telephone calls are annoying you? Well, notifications for other communication services are equally annoying. Are you going to tweet 911?


I lay it out on the table as to where I stand about a few things -- the universe, religion, and the universe. I tried to tackle the more important things in this life. Just some of the big things.


I've been away for a while and I tell you all about it. Well, not too much... just enough to make you curious and want to get up all in my business. You're name isn't Skeletor, is it?

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 4 - Go Fish & Make It Worth Your While

We talk about a bunch of things such as the history of Go Fish and how it differs from a lot of other games. It is indeed a unique game of cunning and evil doing.

Shoes In The Living Room - Munchkins Love Downton Abbey During The Apocalypse

Lock Fulton appears on this intense Munchkin-centric episode and he helps us fight against the pending apocalypse. We also dish on all things Downton Abbey because it is cool just like the BBC.


Just talking about work some more... yah, that is about all I talk about these days.


Just talking as I normally do... almost two years after the last talking thing I normally do.

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 2 - Trademarks & A Visit To Whiskey Town

We talk about Candy Crushes gaining a trademark on the word "candy". Of course, there are certain limitations yet Shane is outraged. This turns into a conversation about Apple and their history with trademark lawsuits and a bunch of other related things.

Shoes In The Living Room - Episode 1 - Just Who Are These Crazy People?

We talk about a whole bunch of stuff that you normally talk about all the while playing a few hands of cribbage. This is the first episode in what we hope will be an ongoing series and fun and excitement. We don't script our show and whatever is discussed is... well, it becomes the topic of the episode.


I appear to be talking a lot about this stuff of late... it seems to have latched on to my brain and it won't let go. This will be the last for a while because, wow, am I trying to be a Debbie Downer - or what!


Ah, yes. Mr. Narvey is back. He is guest podcasting and we talk more about relationships and all of that. I must have a one track mind these days.


I start out talking about why I named this podcast The Sound of Awesome and, somehow, find myself talking about phones during dinner and in most social situations. Don't know if you fell this way but mobile devices should be limited... to getting smacked up the side of your head! Just kidding.


I yabber about negative attitudes, how to fix them, and how Jonathon Narvey keeps me sane.


I muse on a bunch of things about relationships, emotions, and all of that. Am I right? Wrong? Who knows, it is always a big huge mess when people try to reason these things out.


This is the first episode of The ShaneCast. I put this together back in 2012 and haven't done any since. In this episode I talk about how I have been doing a podcast since the late 70s. My mother is am amazing woman and she decided that recording my little self was a great idea.


Here we are, on the way back from my visit to Victoria. How I like to drive and how the pugs are not so happy about the whole thing. The introduction of "The Ticker".


This is more of a warning. Learn how pugs HATE cars. Learn how they wish they were doing anything else.


Another episode and another guest appearance!

I hadn't given a huge amount of thought to the Book Warehouse because I shopped there only once in a while - but I am sad to see it go.

We also talk about some other random things about the changes from physical to digital media... and how I don't like it too much.


It was a brief but quite odd experience. I was walking along, talking to myself, holding my phone in ways that caught their attention. They asked me about what I was doing and one of them knew what podcasting was. You rock, Vancouver Police Department.


Or is it just a different way that a lot of people don't understand. Here is a personal rant about how I struggle with being a huge introvert, how it gets me into trouble, and how I resent it.


Ally makes a special appearance in today's episode. We talk about purses and how fashion hurts girls.


Yah. You heard me. Vancouver City Council had better get on this immediately. Die, Alder Trees!


Where I talk about my pants, height, and all of that stuff.


Nothing terribly exciting but it is a site where you can see pretty much everything I am doing online.


Just a quick trip to the new club I am a member of.


Just a quick review of 2011 (sorta) and how I am looking forward to looking up.


There has been some talk about the holidays being over and I think it is not true. My dad had a knee replacement and I learned about the value of doing things slowly for a change.


I made it to the Vancouver Blogger Meetup. Surprising, I know. Should I not be out there representing the culture I help to create?


So, this is 2012, huh? I don't see the difference. Let's all get used to change and move forward. That is what we are supposed to do, isn't it?


I had a blast tonight and I had no idea that I would. Oh, I also feel very old.


Back to the grind stone and moving forward with cryptic descriptions.


Another day done.... Time to rest.


Hey, if you aren't podcasting, what are you doing with your time?


It got cold. I blame the cold. Yah, the cold.


Go she her show.


Another in a set of rambling confusion as I state my coming weekend...


Exploring a bit as to why I am crazy...


The SoA continues...


Just a quick note that I am back in action.


From the top of the world, I hike at 4000 feet.


Ugh. Broken record, man.


Feeling tired last couple of weeks...


Yah, well, one needs to take the long road around...


Surprisingly, I have things to say that I don't think I can say... Weird, I know.


Do something new or special before you regret it...


Just a little thanks the crew. Sucking up mode: on.


Can't sleep. Here's a late night blabbering about PAB.


This event rocks...


Holy, Hell. What is it with this humidity?


Yah, PAB! Boo planes.


After the distraction...


Day after tomorrow, I will be in Ottawa.


When is there too much work in your fun? Can you survive insanity?


Will the services we use to share our digital selves explode at some point in the future? And will our speech and freedom go with it?


Maybe we will all reflect on what happened.


We failed Vancouver. We allowed a riot to happen.


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Where thoughts become reality. I chatter about quantum theory and how I would like that my thoughts would be able to live on outside of who I am.


A fire started during one of our events... this is the result.


Playing games with others... can get you down some days.


Yah, well, we all think we are, don't we?


Okay, well, if you live here you have to complain or love it some time.


You gotta be somewhere, and I gotta be somewhere. Make sure you get to that place at that time. Don't ignore it.


No music? No, No! There is a tonne of music out there.


I challenge you to love your books... no, LOVE, your books.


Another episode where I talk about being overworked and... stuff.


We all have to begin somewhere. This is a podcast where I have rules: I must be going from one place to another, and I must be walking. These are the things I think about... love it or hate them.

The Vicious Bunny Podcast - Episode 3 - Christmas Content

We decided to do a Christmas podcast and just mention a few things we wanted to improve over the next coming months with various things in our businesses.

The Vicious Bunny Podcast - Episode 2 - The Value of Web Development

Episode 2 of the Vicious Bunny Podcast is a casual discussion about the value of web development and how years of undercutting and devaluing (due to various influences in both technology and social perception) have hurt the industry.

The Vicious Bunny Podcast - Episode 1 - Talking About Blogs

This is our first podcast. We were just getting used to recording together and this is our fourth conversation - and the first one worth posting! We kept this discussion down to 15 minutes (roughly) and only scratched the surface about what blogs are.

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