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008 – The Life of Jade Podcast (by Jade Sambrook) – Episode 8

The Life of Jade Podcast Art - Episode #8 (by Jade Sambrook)Episode 008
Host: Jade Sambrook
Duration: 20:49

This is Episode 8 of The Life of Jade Podcast.

In this podcast I talk about:

* My first time using the Repurpose app to share my podcast in video format on both Facebook and YouTube
* Changes to my Podcast (podcast art, microphone and royalty free intro music)
* Why I decided to start podcasting again
* Two free apps for podcasting should you want to give it a try

Jade Sambrook at Bareoke (Strip Karaoke) in a Kilt performing a striptease

Jade Sambrook Taking the Kilt Off at Bareoke

Warning – The content of this video contains nudity and may not be suitable for some audiences – Viewer discretion is advised!

MONTRÉAL – It was another fantastic night at Café Cleopatra for the December edition of Strip Karaoke (Bareoke).

Obviously my strip karaoke performances are 100% genuinely ridiculous, but who cares, right? I certainly don’t! Besides, as I always say, what matters the most is that I have fun! And that is exactly what I did!

I was still debating what to sing on my way to the event. Sometimes I only do one song, other times I’ve done two. It really depends on the crowd and the amount of people who are in queue to get up on stage. For a Saturday night the room was full of people in good spirits. It was comfortable. No overcrowding. No long lines at the bar. No waiting an eternity for a turn to get up on stage. I was expecting it to be much busier, but I imagine that with Christmas fast approaching many folks have other priorities and decided not to attend until the new year.

I therefore decided that I would sing two songs throughout the night. I chose ‘Bad’ by Michael Jackson and ‘Private Dancer’ by Tina Turner. For me they are both very fitting songs for strip karaoke. MJ’s ‘Bad’ is a high energy song that keeps the crowd entertained, cheering and clapping. Plus it is technically ”bad” to be stripping naked while singing karaoke – so the lyrics are more than relevant. Whereas Tina Turner’s Private Dancer may not be a high energy song, but the lyrics and tone speak volumes of what is taking place at this particular venue.


Unfortunately the audio and video quality is not the best because I am filming with the front facing camera of my iPhone – in a dark room with a below par sound system (yes indeed, the sound system on the second floor of Café Cleopatra is terrible).

Fortunately however, Jade Sambrook make’s up for the lack of excellent audio and video quality with an awesome and carefree attitude! It takes a certain degree of confidence to get up on stage to sing, dance all at the same time. As my drummer friend would say: it takes coordination.

RELATED: Watch My Previous Bareoke Performances: MJ’s Beat It & Tracy Chapman’s ‘Talkin’ bout a Revolution’ 

But again, what is most important is that I had fun. Additionally I met some new people, and I got to show some curious folks exactly what isn’t worn under a kilt. Lets just say that I offered a valuable educational service. In other words it was a win-win for everybody.

With that being said, I’d like to wish you a happy holiday season! Eat, drink and be merry – but above all be safe and remember not to drink and drive! You have to stay alive in order to get a turn at Bareoke. And hopefully in one piece! Because singing, dancing and striping at the same time when you are in several pieces might be a hard thing to do. Like my drummer friend would say: it takes coordination!

For those interested in attending Bareoke, the Facebook event page can be found here.

Video duration: 03:27

Jade Sambrook at ‘Pegida Meets Anti-Pegida’

Jade Sambrook at ‘Pegida Meets Anti-Pegida’

Jade Sambrook attended the Anti-Pegida protest against the Pegida group who were scheduled to march through the streets of downtown Montreal. Both groups faced-off in Place Emilie-Gamelin Park before moving into the intersection of Saint-Catherine and Berri Streets. There was a very large police presence as well as many folks from the media. Considering that it was the end of September, the weather was more than pleasant, akin to a beautiful summer day.

The Montreal Police kept both groups apart, and the Anti-Pegida movement was ultimately successful in preventing the Pegida group from marching through the city streets as per their original plan. In fact, this was the second time in less than a year that the Anti-Pegida movement was able to stop the Pegida group from proceeding with their planned march.

The Anti-Pegida group was also successful in getting the message out that Canada and Quebec should be open to receiving more refugees and immigrants so that we may build a country that is more just for all and where everybody can prosper. Canada has always been a country that believes in compassion and fairness. Those are true Canadian values. And the majority of Canadians understand that refugees who come here do so for a better life – a life free from the horrors and war that many of them unfortunately had to witness in their countries of origin.

Canada’s refugee protection programs have helped the world’s most vulnerable, while ensuring the health and safety of Canadians.

Through our refugee protection programs, refugees bring their experiences and skills as well as their hopes and dreams to Canada which, in turn, has contributed to an even richer and more prosperous society for us all – Citizenship & Immigration Canada (CIC).

And just in case you were wondering, the video was filmed using an iPhone 6 with the Filmic Pro App. Additionally, the audio was recorded using a Rode SmartLav+ lavalier microphone.

Video duration: 13:41

007 – The Life of Jade Podcast (by Jade Sambrook) – Episode 7

The Life of Jade Podcast Episode #7 by Jade SambrookEpisode 007
Host: Jade Sambrook
Duration: 31:14

This is Episode 7 of The Life of Jade Podcast.

In this podcast I talk about:

* My handshake with Justin Trudeau during the Federal Election Campaign
* My addiction to social media
* Learning about social media from the Entrepreneur 360 Podcast by Yann IIlunga
* Some of the new tools that I have discovered to improve my use of various social media platforms  – including Hootsuite, Buffer, Boardbooster, Periscope and Unfollowers
* Putting on a morphsuit for Halloween and for the Anonymous Million Mask March (blog article at: https://thejadezone.wordpress.com)
* News about the Quebec Superior Court ruling regarding article 500.1 of the Highway Safety Code and what this might mean for the ticket I received earlier this year after being caught in a police kettle while protesting

006 – The Life of Jade Podcast – Episode 6

The Life of Jade Podcast artEpisode 006
Host: Jade Sambrook
Duration: 20:43

This is Episode 6 of The Life of Jade Podcast.

In this podcast I talk about:

* My voting intention in the upcoming Canadian Federal Election
* My new-found love for “vlogging”
* Brief commentary on microphones

Jade Sambrook Performs ‘Talkin bout a Revolution’ at Bareoke (Strip Karaoke)


Jade Sambrook Performs Tracy Chapman’s ‘Talkin bout a Revolution’ at Bareoke (Strip Karaoke)

Warning – The content of this video may not be suitable for some audiences – Viewer discretion is advised!

Bareoke use to take place at Cabaret Playhouse in Montreal, until the venue was sold by the owner and ultimately closed. It now takes place on the first Saturday of every month at Café Cleopatra.

In this segment I perform the final karaoke of the night. While the quality of the video, the audio and the singing may not be the best, what is important is that Jade Sambrook had a lot of fun! As usual, I do not perform a classic striptease like one would see in a strip bar with professional “chip ‘n’ dale” dancers. Instead, my clothes – in this case the kilt – come off almost immediately so that I can spend as much time as possible naked on stage. After all, most songs are only about four minutes in duration – which goes by rather quickly – so it is important to take advantage of that time. In fact, it would be more appropriate to call this naked karaoke instead of strip karaoke. The only thing that doesn’t come off are my shoes and my kilt hose (socks). And, I was happy to receive a well deserved smack on the ass at the very end of my performance.

Naturally I am already looking forward to next month’s Bareoke, even though I have no idea what I will sing. One thing is certain however, I will be filming and sharing it for all to see.

You can see my previous strip karaoke performance of MJ’s ‘Beat It’ at the Cabaret Playhouse by clicking here. For more on the nudist lifestyle of Jade Sambrook, please visit: https://nakedjade.wordpress.com

Video duration: 04:12

005 – The Life of Jade Podcast – Episode 5

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Episode 005
Host: Jade Sambrook
Duration: 17:43

This is Episode 5 of The Life of Jade Podcast.

In this podcast I talk about:

* Follow-up from my last podcast episode on my reasons for participating in the Toronto Pride Parade.
* My participation in the Montreal version of the World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR).
* Brief commentary on International Go Topless Day (Montreal edition).

Jade Sambrook inside the Montreal WNBR (2015)


Jade Sambrook inside the Montreal WNBR (2015)

Jade Sambrook participated in the 2015 edition of the Montreal World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR). It was a beautiful day, the turn out was great and the ride was an absolute success.

For more information on the World Naked Bike Ride, please visit their official website at: http://www.worldnakedbikeride.org/

Also, should you be interested, feel free to visit Jade Sambrook’s nudist lifestyle blog at: https://nakedjade.wordpress.com

Video duration: 07:49

004 – The Life of Jade Podcast – Episode 4

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Episode 004
Host: Jade Sambrook
Duration: 24:02

This is Episode 4 of The Life of Jade Podcast.

In this podcast I talk about:

* A recommendation from my friend on the length of my podcast.
* Cancellation of the massive public water gun fight in which I was supposed to participate.
* Reference to my upcoming podcast regarding my participation in the Montreal version of the World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR).
* My participation – naked – in the 2015 Toronto Pride Parade and Pride festivities.