The Dust Off

Three grown men dig up the pop-culture relics that shaped them

Since June 2016, Steve, Pat, and Jake have been taking a look back at favourite games, movies, music, and activities – with the goal of figuring out what stands up.

The Dust Off is Station Zed‘s first show and lives on it’s own web domain at

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Pat, steve, and jake stand in a row, looking up with horrified faces

Recent Episodes:

  • 047 – “All We Need Are These Nips”
    on 23 February, 2018 at 7:30 am

    "Childhood crushes." In a Dust Off first, the girls take a look back at their childhood celebrity crushes. A cartoon Canuck, an ABC family-comedy Bad Boy, and a certain heartthrob who’s name may or may not rhyme with Boney Stanza make up the bunch, and needless to say things in this episode get a little weird. Tune in! Listen to the episode.

  • 046 – “A Million Dollars of Uppers”
    on 26 January, 2018 at 7:01 am

    “Carmen Electra’s Fit to Strip” (2004). The Dust Off crew decided to tackle the classic New Years ‘Get Fit’ resolution the only logical way – By diving into Carmen Electra’s Strippercize series. Yes, this is the second strip-centric workout video that Carmen Electra released. Yes, there is a hip hop segment. But there is also Listen to the episode.

  • 045 – “Goodnight Mr. Van Dykes…”
    on 22 December, 2017 at 7:30 am

    “To Grandmother’s House We Go” (1992). Hark! Is that the cackling of little elves I hear? Why no, it’s the Olsen twins! Emily and Norah (sadly Steph has been struck down by the flu) tackle the first film to feature everyone’s favourite freckle-faced duo. It’s festive fun for the whole family! Also, I can’t stop using alliteration! Tune in! Listen to the episode.

  • 044 – “Slightly Better Than Silence”
    on 24 November, 2017 at 5:39 am

    “Twister” (1996). Warning! Make sure you listen to this episode locked in a basement full of canned goods… Our three brave hosts become bona fide tornado experts as they relive they dodge razor sharp Pepsi cans and try to decipher Cary Elwes’ accent in the 1996 disaster film, Twister. Additional audio sources ‘Twister’ (1996) movie Listen to the episode.

  • 043 – “Shish Kebaby And Baby Ganoush”
    on 27 October, 2017 at 6:30 am

    "Hocus Pocus" (1993). Once upon a time, Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and that lady from "Sister Act" who wasn't Whoopi Goldberg agreed to play witches in a children's Halloween movie. The resulting film ushered in hundreds of hours of entertainment for one of our hosts, and scarred the remaining two. Listen now as they dive into memories both fair and foul in this week's The Dust Off! Listen to the episode.

  • 042 – “600% More Boobs”
    on 20 October, 2017 at 6:30 am

    "The Mummy" (1999). Steph, Emily, and Norah have taken their rightful place as the hosts of the Dust Off, and they're kicking off their tenure with this classic Brendan Fraser vehicle! Poor casting choices are pondered, grudges are unearthed, and a reality where "The Mummy - Featuring Daniel Day Lewis" is dreamt of fondly. All this and more as a new era of The Dust Off begins! Listen to the episode.


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